King Celebrates Candy Crush Soda Saga Launch in London, NYC

King recently celebrated the launch of Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook and mobile devices in a big way, by partnering with pop star Nicole Scherzinger to trigger a soda fountain display in the River Thames in London. The event saw giant illuminated replica candies floated under the Tower Bridge, while a seven meter high Candy Bear was lifted 20 meters into the sky to represent the game.

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King Launches Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook

Candy Crush Soda SagaKing has announced the launch of Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook. The sister game to the company’s massively successful Candy Crush Saga sees users taken back to Candy Kingdom on a quest to complete new levels in new game modes, with all new tasks.

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Bubble Witch Saga 2 now available on Facebook, mobile

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After briefly teasing the game earlier this year, King has officially launched Bubble Witch Saga 2 on Facebook and mobile devices. The game takes players to a colorful world of friendly witches and animals, and challenges them to complete bubble-shooting levels with limited numbers of moves.

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King announces Bubble Witch Saga 2 for Facebook, mobile

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King has announced the upcoming launch of Bubble Witch Saga 2, taking players back into the magical world of one of its original breakout hits. The first Bubble Witch Saga launched on Facebook in September 2011, and still has over 11 million monthly active users, according to our app tracking service AppData.

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Guide water through the earth in King’s Diamond Digger Saga on Facebook

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Social and mobile game company King has launched its newest title on Facebook: Diamond Digger Saga. In keeping with the company’s other ‘Saga’ titles, including Candy Crush Saga and Papa Pear Saga, Diamond Digger Saga is a level-based puzzle game, which asks players to clear gems from the board to dig into the earth.

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Candy Crush Saga developer King files for IPO

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Candy Crush Saga developer King has filed for its IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission, revealing some staggering usage figures in the process. For the month of December 2013 alone, King saw 1.2 billion daily game plays across its catalog of titles, including Farm Heroes Saga, Papa Pear Saga, and other games in the “Saga” franchise.

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King to bring Papa Pear Saga to mobile this fall

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Candy Crush Saga developer King has today announced plans to bring Papa Pear Saga to mobile later this fall. The game was originally released on Facebook in March 2013, and has climbed to over 18.9 million monthly active users, according to our app tracking service AppData.

This news is joined by a company milestone, as King’s entire portfolio of games on mobile, Facebook and King.com have crossed one billion daily plays.

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King reveals closure of five Facebook apps, including Hoop de Loop and Bubble ‘Sagas’

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Candy Crush Saga developer King (formerly King.com) has quietly revealed the closure of some of its older, less successful Facebook games. The move will see Bubble Saga, Hoop de Loop Saga, Miner Speed and Puzzle Saga all close on September 10, but the company’s most popular ‘Saga’ games won’t be affected. This closure also affects King’s test project King Gold Games, a Facebook hub for events and new game discovery.

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King’s Pet Rescue Saga rockets to #3 on the free iOS charts

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King’s Pet Rescue Saga is the company’s latest puzzle game to take off with phenomenal growth, as the iOS version of the game has skyrocketed to #3 on the Top Free Apps chart, according to our app tracking service AppData.

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King overtakes Zynga as top Facebook app developer

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Social and casual games company King (formerly King.com) has passed Zynga to become the top app developer on Facebook by monthly active users.

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