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Activision Blizzard buys King for $5.9bn

Two of the biggest names in games are to become one. Activision Blizzard has announced that it will purchase Candy Crush firm King for $5.9 billion (3.8bn), in a deal unanimously approved by both boards. The sum works out to a value of $18 (11.67) per share for the latter …

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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. That’s according to the firm’s most recent financial report, which indicates that its revenues dipped 18 per cent year-on-year, representing a drop of $104m. Meanwhile, its profits dropped $46m (28 per cent) year-on-year. In addition, …

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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. The firm has added EA UK country manager Shaun Campbell to its Board, alongside Rob Miller, Candy Crush company King’s chief legal office and corporate secretary. The duo replace EA’s Keith Ramsdale and Preloaded’s Kate Booth, both …

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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. One of the most important takeaways from massively popular mobile games like Candy Crush Saga, is that the majority of all gamers span across many …

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