Items tagged with Candy Crush Saga

If you haven’t been bombarded at some point with numerous Facebook notifications to join your friends for a round of Candy Crush, consider yourself lucky. You can’t shake a stick without hitting somehow hitting something related to Candy Crush (an iOS users know all too well about tricky banners that automatically transports you to App Store in an effort to get you to download the freemium game). Given the hysteria surrounding the Candy Crush franchise, developer King Digital must be doing something right. Activision Blizzard was definitely taking notice, and this week announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to purchase King Digital for a staggering $5.9 billion. At $18 per share,... Read more...
Freeloading iOS users found a virtual sweet treat in 2013 as millions rushed to play Candy Crush Saga, the most downloaded free title on both the iPhone and iPad this past year, according to Apple. Whether or not you've played the game, you've probably heard of it before, especially if you have a Facebook account and/or relatives or friends. The game launched in November of last year to both iOS and Android, and since then has amassed over 500 million combined downloads, its developer claims. On the paid side, it's no surprise that the highly addicting building game Minecraft - Pocket Edition topped the charts on both iPhone and iPad. On the iPhone, it beat out Heads Up!, Temple Run: Oz, Angry... Read more...