Of course, Zynga is promoting their new game crime-themed game, Mafia Wars Las Vegas. The decal reads: “A heist went down in your hood today. See it at MafiaWarsLV.com.”
From a bit of a distance it sort of looks like someone shot all these cars with a giant gun or threw a baseball through the window. The point is, a lot of people are looking to see what on Earth is going on with these cars. If nothing else, it’s great brand recognition.
Zynga has been doing a number of things recently to add to the viral effect of their games. For example, it’s hard to walk into any 7-Eleven now without seeing Farmville Slurpee cups. The social gaming company is smart to make these moves as Facebook has made it harder to virally spread on the network itself.
Let’s just hope these decals are easy to remove or we may have people going all Mafia Wars on Zynga itself.
Zynga was founded in July 2007 by Mark Pincus and is named for his late American Bulldog, Zinga. Loyal and spirited, Zinga’s name is a nod to a legendary African warrior queen. The early supporting founding team included Eric Schiermeyer, Michael Luxton, Justin Waldron, Kyle Stewart, Scott Dale, John Doerr, Steve Schoettler, Kevin Hagan, and Andrew Trader. Zynga’s mission is connecting the world through games. Everyday millions of people interact with their friends and express their unique personalities through our...