Entries in 'king' (35)

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
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

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Candy Crush Saga: King of the Free

Candy Crush Saga: King of the Free

King’s reign is only just beginning.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 10:32AM in News
King hunts UK staff for Singapore studio

King hunts UK staff for Singapore studio

Candy Crush publisher King has acquired a new studio in Singapore and is looking for UK staff to add to the roster.

on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:30PM in News
King unleashes Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook

King unleashes Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook

Casual behemoth Candy Crush Saga has a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2014 at 2:24PM in News
King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

Candy Crush Saga creator King runs more television advertisements than any other video game company out there, according to advertising metrics company iSpot.tv.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:26AM in News

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The Banner Saga: Collector's Edition coming to UK retail

The Banner Saga: Collector's Edition coming to UK retail

A boxed Collector’s Edition of indie hit The Banner Saga will be coming to UK retail on July 25th.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 9:07AM in News
Candy Crush Saga's King signs up to UKIE

Candy Crush Saga's King signs up to UKIE

UKIE has snagged itself a high-profile new member in the form of Candy Crush Saga maker King.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 3:54PM in News
King is trialling a new Candy Crush game

King is trialling a new Candy Crush game

King has soft launched a new Candy Crush game entitled Candy Crush Soda Saga.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2014 at 4:40PM in News
Housers join The Sunday Times Rich List

Housers join The Sunday Times Rich List

Rockstar’s Sam and Dan Houser are among the gaming newcomers in this year’s The Sunday Times Rich List.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 12:09PM in News

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Candy Crush Saga heading to China via Tencent

Candy Crush Saga heading to China via Tencent

King will launch its world-conquering Candy Crush Saga in China this year thanks to a new deal with Tencent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
King: We don't feel pressure to top Candy Crush

King: We don't feel pressure to top Candy Crush

Social media giant King says it does not feel the pressure to make another Candy Crush-sized hit.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2014 at 2:19PM in News
King: All games companies must transition to free-to-play

King: All games companies must transition to free-to-play

Call of Duty. New Super Mario Bros. Dark Souls. Halo. Uncharted. ALL games must become free-to-play, according to Candy Crush maker King.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 9:23AM in News
King lists 165 international job openings

King lists 165 international job openings

Candy Crush Saga developer King has listed 165 openings for its studios across the globe, as the company aims to expand its workforce by 25 per cent.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:49AM in News

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King suffers worst IPO day one of 2014

King suffers worst IPO day one of 2014

It was a rough day on the markets for casual games maker King yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 10:04AM in News
Stock falls 11% as King IPO is go

Stock falls 11% as King IPO is go

King’s high-profile IPO has got off to a stumbling start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 2:46PM in News
King IPO values firm at £4.6bn

King IPO values firm at £4.6bn

Candy Crush Saga studio King is pushing to generate $530m (£319m) in an initial public offering that would see the British game maker valued at up to $7.6bn (£4.6bn).

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Mar 13th 2014 at 12:07PM in News
King withdraws 'candy' trademark application in US

King withdraws 'candy' trademark application in US

Candy Crush Saga studio King has withdrawn its attempt to trademark the world “candy” in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 3:55AM in News
King's Candy trademark filing "makes complete sense"

King's Candy trademark filing "makes complete sense"

The decision to trademark the Candy name is a perfectly logical one, a UK lawyer has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 3:33PM in News
IGDA speaks out against King's trademark filings

IGDA speaks out against King's trademark filings

The International Game Developers Association has released a statement chiding Candy Crush Saga developer King's recent trademark attacks against other developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2014 at 5:30AM in News
Candy Crush Saga's King files for IPO

Candy Crush Saga's King files for IPO

Free-to-play specialist King has filed for an IPO as it plans to go public.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 12:51PM in News
King accused of Candy Crush Saga IP theft

King accused of Candy Crush Saga IP theft

In a dramatic twist to the Candy Crush Saga saga, an indie dev has accused King of stealing the idea for its IP in the first place.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
King: We should never have published Pac-Avoid

King: We should never have published Pac-Avoid

Riccardo Zacconi, the CEO of King, has admitted that his company should never have released Pac-Avoid.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 11:54AM in News