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A Call of Duty Movie, the Overwatch League, Candy Crush ice cream – Tim Kilpin is extending the brand

Activision Blizzard just had its biggest week of the year. Its annual Call of Duty behemoth was launched at retail to strong sales figures, while BlizzCon gathered tens of thousands of the company’s most faithful fans together.  One big announcement was for a Disneyland-esque Overwatch map, celebrating the company’s biggest …

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CBS is making a Candy Crush TV show

Turns out that Candy Crush is still incredibly popular. So popular that US TV network CBS has decided to turn it into a TV game show. In the show two teams of contestants will compete to progress through giant interactive game boards. This will apparently take an entire hour, until …

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There’s a Candy Crush Saga magazine

Puzzler Media is to publish a monthly Candy Crush magazine. It won’t tell the tale of… erm… god what happens in that game? Matching things in threes? It isn’t about all of whatever that is, anyway. It’s a puzzle compilation, with King’s branding, that costs 2.99. Puzzler is somewhat of …

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Profit and revenue down at Candy Crush creator King

The record $5.9bnbuy-outby Activision was just about the only positive number for King last year. The Candy Crush studio has revealed its latest financials, which show that annual profit for 2015 dropped by a tenth to land at $517 million. Meanwhile, revenues were down 12 per cent to $2 billion. …

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Candy Crush company King targets Clash of Clans

Watch out Supercell, casual mobile games giant King is making a move into the ‘mid-core’ sector. King currently specialises in casual titles such as Candy Crush and similar match-3 puzzle games. Meanwhile, rival mobile giants such as Supercell and Machine Zone are generating significant revenue from ‘mid-core’ games such as …

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