Candy Crush

Northzone’s Paul Murphy goes deep on the next era of gaming

As the gaming market continues to boom, billions of dollars are being invested in new games and new streaming platforms vying to own a piece of the action. Most of the value is accruing to the large i

A.C. Slater hosts ex-reality stars playing competitive Candy Crush. What?

A CBS creative team must’ve done a lot of acid while bingeing 90s TV on their smartphones – that’s the only conceivable reason this Candy Crush TV series, hosted by Mario Lopez and featu

CBS is turning “Candy Crush” into a game show

In what’s surely one of the early signs of the end times, Candy Crush is soon to be a live action game show over on CBS. Yes, the mobile game. A TV show. With contestants. And prizes. And some g

Study of Candy Crush players finds virtual currency buyers don’t go for upsells

The upsell we all fall for at fast food joints and places like Costco doesn't seem to work on purchasers of in-game currencies, according to a study conducted on millions of Candy Crush players. Turns

Activision Blizzard Acquires Candy Crush Maker King Digital Entertainment For $5.9 Billion

Well here's a blockbuster acquisition for you. Gaming mothership Activision Blizzard has entered into an agreement to acquire, maker of the wildly popular game Candy Crush and probably other

King Digital Falls To 50% Of Its IPO Price

Today King Digital, progenitor and purveyor of the formerly ubiquitous game Candy Crush closed at $11.25. That figure is precisely half of its IPO price of $22.50 per share. The company fell in its fi

Candy Crush Maker King Drops 20% After Reporting Disappointing Earnings

Candy <i>crushed</i>. King, maker and purveyor of Candy Crush, reported earnings today and was whacked by investors after detailing revenue that disappointed, and lowering its top line guidance. The c

King Falls 15% On Its IPO Day, Erasing $1.1B In Market Cap

Today King went public, and immediately was given a raspberry by investors who sent its stock price down throughout the day, hammering the company to the tune of more than 15 percent and $1.1 billion

Inside The IPO Of Candy Crush Maker King Digital

This post is not investment advice. Instead, it’s a meditation on the dynamics of the mobile gaming market in the context of an IPO which grants us raw data into a company in the space.  The co

Candy Crush Maker King Files For IPO To Raise Up To $533M

<a target="_blank" href="">King</a>, the European makers of the hit game Candy Crush Saga, today moved one step closer to an IPO in the U.S., filing an <a target="_blank" href="http

Candy Crush Maker King Files For U.S. IPO

The studio behind addictive matching puzzle game Candy Crush has begun the process of filing for its U.S. IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Re/Code reports. The UK company will look to