Candy Crush Saga

Activision Buys Candy Crush Makers in Sweet $5.9 Billion Deal

In a rather surprising move, California-based Activision Blizzard announced that it will acquire London-based King Digital Entertainment, the owner of the renowned game Candy Crush Saga, for $5.9 billion (via Financial Times). Activision’s bid was 20% lower than King’s price when it went public last year, but the fact is, the company has been struggling […]

Candy Crush Saga IPO Tastes Bitter on First Trading Day

King Digital Entertainment, the company behind the ever-popular Candy Crush Saga game, became a public company today as it debuted on the New York Stock Exchange this morning at $20.50 per share (via TNW). The Wall Street Journal, however, says that King originally planned to sell 22 million shares at a price of $22.50 per...

Candy Crush Saga Creator Trademarks The Word ‘Candy’

Developers all around the world, who have games on the App Store that contain the word ‘candy‘ in their title, are getting emails from Apple this morning, on behalf of King, the developers behind Candy Crush Saga. The emails were sent because King now holds a trademark to the word ‘candy.’ On February 6, 2013,...