Tag: King

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Activision Blizzard plans to drop $6B to purchase Candy Crush developer King

Activision Blizzard has decided to acquire a mobile game publisher and it just so happens to be the company behind the strangely popular match-3 puzzle game Candy Crush. So how much did the company fork out to buy King? Well according to the details released about the acquisition that was announced last night, Activision paid out just under $6 Billion. That’s not a typo either.

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King’s CEO addresses all the trademark backlash and cloning allegations in a letter

Last week King, the developers of Candy Crush Saga and publisher of numerous browser-based games, made headlines a few times for a few different reasons. First it was about the company trademarking the word ‘Candy’, then going after another game called The Banner Saga for its use of the word Saga, and then it was about a developer accusing King of publishing a copy of their game.

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[Updated] Candy Crush Saga developer accused of copying another developer’s game called Scamperghost

The developers of Candy Crush Saga have been in the news a lot over the last few days and not for any particular good reason. King made headlines over the recent trademarking of the word ‘Candy’ and then made even more headlines by trying to go after the developers of The Banner Saga because they used the word ‘Saga’, another word that King has trademarked.

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Social game developer King to bring Pet Rescue Saga to Android this Summer

A game development company called King, who develop social games on a variety of platforms, has announced that they will be bringing Pet Rescue Saga to Android this Summer. You may already be familiar with King thanks to their rather popular game Candy Crush Saga. Their new game will follow in the footsteps of Candy Crush Saga and will be a cross-platform social game as well.