Zynga must be glad it dropped that $180 million on OMGPOP last month. Besides acquiring Checkers, Pool, and other online games, Zynga also got its hands on Draw Something--which topped charts today as the fastest-growing original mobile game ever, according to VentureBeat.
The wildly popular game, which most resembles the board game Pictionary, was released less than two months ago and within the first two weeks it skyrocketed with 10 million downloads. Quickly, both the free and paid versions were No. 1 on iTunes' download charts.
It appears that the public tit-for-tat between OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter and OMGPOP employee Shay Pierce about Pierce's refusal to work Zynga after the buyout has had no effect on Draw Something's success.