Candy Crush

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

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 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 featuring contestants pulled from past seasons of Survivor and Big Brother exists. That or CBS looking to learn a few tricks from MTV’s The Challenge, while also picking up some brand… Read More

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

Posted by | Apps, Candy Crush, eCommerce, economics, Entertainment, Gaming, iap, in app purchases, King, Mobile, science, TC, virtual currency, virtual goods | No Comments

candy-hearts (1) 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 out the decision to buy fictional bars of gold isn’t quite rational, economically speaking. Who would have thought? Read More

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

Posted by | Activision Blizzard, Apps, Candy Crush, Gaming, King, King Digital Entertainment, king.com, Social | No Comments

yeti-shop Well here’s a blockbuster acquisition for you. Gaming mothership Activision Blizzard has entered into an agreement to acquire King.com, maker of the wildly popular game Candy Crush and probably other games that I have nor ever will play. Mobile. Games. It’s all of the hot things. Read More

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