From our public radio colleagues at Marketplace, a report on San Francisco-based online game sensation Zynga and its coming partnership with old-school gaming company Hasbro. Zynga, apparently, wants to expand offline into non-electronic, three-dimensional, real-world board games. (You know, with the dice and stuff…)

This comes after Hasbro competitor Mattel went all Angry Birds last year. (Video here.)

Read the Marketplace report.

Zynga, you will recall, went public with a bit of a thud in December. The stock has been on an upswing, however, the last month.

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