Top licensor Activision Blizzard has acquired "Candy Crush" creator King Digital Entertainment for $18.00 a share, a total equity value of $5.9 billion.
Frozen yogurt restaurant Yogurtland has launched a range of new flavors inspired by episodes and characters from the hit app "Candy Crush."
King Digital Entertainment is continuing to grow the international licensing program for the game app "Candy Crush" with the appointment of three new agents.
A number of licensed apps topped the Apple app chart in 2014, including "Minecraft," "Cut the Rope 2" and "Candy Crush."
King Digital Entertainment has unveiled the first women’s apparel collaboration for its app brand Candy Crush with performancewear brand Zara Terez.
Following the runaway success of digital games such as “Candy Crush,” King is looking to take its brands, and its business, to the next level through licensing.
Gaming companies have firmly established themselves as a new hot bed for viable IP, but the long-term success of those brands will require differentiations and new initiatives.
King Digital Entertainment, maker of the game app and licensed brand Candy Crush, launched its IPO Wednesday.
Apple released its list of the top apps of 2013 Tuesday, with many games that feature attached licensing programs making the list.
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