July 10, 2021

Zynga Unveils “Starfall Circus” Event in Empires & Puzzles

The Circus Comes to Town as New In-game Challenge Introduces New Stages and Heroes



June 10 – 14, 2021


Today, Small Giant Games, a subsidiary of Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, launched “Starfall Circus”, a dazzling, circus-themed in-game event in its popular franchise Empires & Puzzles.

Starfall Circus is coming to the land of Karemdol, where Director Zuri will immerse players in a fantastical circus experience comprising 30 new stages and 11 new circus-themed heroes. Prepare to be amazed by circus performers such as Theobald the Knife-Throwing Miracle Bear, Emilio the Great Undead Phoenix Tamer and Whacker the Wacky Walloper, all of whom are eager to enthrall players with their tricks, wits and strength. As a bonus, heroes of the Starfall family can bypass certain obstacles and see their attack, defense and health abilities automatically increased by 20 percent in the Starfall quest.

Starfall Circus runs from June 10 through 14 – so enjoy the show!

Empires & Puzzles is available to download for free on iOS and Android.

To view the supporting assets, please click here.


“Following the success of our League of Villains, our new Starfall Circus challenge brings a new family of amazing heroes including ringmasters, acrobats and clowns,” said Jose Saarniniemi, Managing Director of Small Giant Games. “The fun and spectacle of a circus setting offers players a fresh take on Empires & Puzzles’ vaunted match-3 puzzle gameplay.”


Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga’s franchises that include CSR Racing™, Empires & Puzzles™, Merge Dragons!™, Merge Magic!™, Toon Blast™, Toy Blast™, Words With Friends™ and Zynga Poker™. Zynga’s games are available in more than 150 countries and are playable across social platforms and mobile devices worldwide. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with locations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, India, Turkey and Finland.For more information, visit Zynga or follow Zynga on TwitterInstagramFacebook or the Zynga blog.


Jenny Taylor
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Linda Chung
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