Entries in 'king' (15)

There's a Candy Crush Saga magazine

There's a Candy Crush Saga magazine

Puzzler Media is to publish a monthly Candy Crush magazine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2016 at 2:12PM in News
Activision seals King acquisition, creating 'the largest game network in the world'

Activision seals King acquisition, creating 'the largest game network in the world'

The $5.9bn deal that sees Activision take ownership of Candy Crush creator King has been completed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2016 at 3:33PM in News
Sweet like Candy: King's plans to grow beyond Candy Crush

Sweet like Candy: King's plans to grow beyond Candy Crush

A shock announcement from November 2015 was that Activision Blizzard is to acquire mobile company King.com. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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Candy Crush revenue down as King's mobile hit matures

Candy Crush revenue down as King's mobile hit matures

Though it has been a good week for King following its purchase by Activision Blizzard, the firm's financial report for Q3 is probably not as sweet as it might like.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 5th 2015 at 1:01PM in News
Activision stock price closes 7.5% up following King purchase

Activision stock price closes 7.5% up following King purchase

Activision Blizzard’s share price reached a record high following the announcement it will be acquiring Candy Crush company King.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Pachter: 'King deal is a refreshing move by Activision'

Pachter: 'King deal is a refreshing move by Activision'

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has praised Activison Blizzard’s purchase of King as a solid strategy for breaking into the mobile market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 12:56PM in News
IHS: Activision-King deal provides short-term boost, less beneficial in the long run

IHS: Activision-King deal provides short-term boost, less beneficial in the long run

Market analyst IHS Technology has questioned the long-term benefits of Activision Blizzard’s acquisition of Candy Crush firm King.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 10:42AM in News

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Activision Blizzard buys King for $5.9bn

Activision Blizzard buys King for $5.9bn

Two of the biggest names in games are to become one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 8:57AM in News
King revenue and profits dip year-on-year

King revenue and profits dip year-on-year

Mobile giant King’s revenues and profits have both dipped year-on-year as Candy Crush spending slows. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 14th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
King's Rob Miller and EA's Shaun Campbell join UKIE Board

King's Rob Miller and EA's Shaun Campbell join UKIE Board

Trade body UKIE has made some new additions to its Board of directors.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 27th 2015 at 2:24PM in News
Tommy Palm vows to bring VR to the mass market

Tommy Palm vows to bring VR to the mass market

Former King man and Candy Crush mastermind Tommy Palm thinks VR is not only nearly upon us, but is destined to become a mass-market proposition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 2:38PM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Catharina Lavers Mallet

Top 100 Women in Games: Catharina Lavers Mallet

Lavers Mallet joined the games industry after graduating business school at MIT Sloan.

on Feb 14th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Candy Crush Saga players are spending less

Candy Crush Saga players are spending less

Spending on Candy Crush Saga is in decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
Tommy Palm is leaving Candy Crush Saga maker King

Tommy Palm is leaving Candy Crush Saga maker King

One of the key people in Candy Crush Saga’s move from web to smartphone has left King.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2015 at 3:18PM in News