Candy Crush Maker King Digital Sinks in Market Debut

Candy Crush Maker King Digital Sinks in Market Debut

On its market debut, initial public offering (IPO) of Candy Crush mobile app maker, London-based King Digital Entertainment (NYSE:KING) sunk by as much as 15 percent on Wednesday, making it the latest disappointment in a widely watched and much hyped tech IPO. The IPO debuted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol […]

‘Candy Crush’ Science

‘Candy Crush’ Science

It seems candy is worth a lot of money to software giant King, the makers of the über-popular game Candy Crush.  Since last year, King Digital Entertainment made 78 percent of its $2 billion in customer expenditure on the game, an incredible number that is the driving force of its valuation of $7.6 billion.  What […]

Candy Crush: King Files for IPO, Faces Claims Idea Stolen From Candy Swipe

Candy Crush:  King Files for IPO, Faces Claims Idea Stolen From Candy Swipe

Game developer King has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States for its highly-addictive candy-swiping game called Candy Crush.  However, lingering questions surround the origins of the game, with the developer of a strikingly-similar game called Candy Swipe claiming that […]