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Candy Crush is now a hardcore esport for pro gamers

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CBS turning Candy Crush into a game show

CBS has greenlit Candy Crush, a game show inspired by King’s phenomenally successful franchise of match-three puzzle games, the network announced today. The hourlong show will pit teams of two...

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Facebook and Unity teaming up to create desktop gaming platform

Unity, one of the most popular engines for making games, announced on Thursday that it was enhancing its relationship with Facebook and developing a new platform for creators to make web-based...

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Metal Gear Solid 5, FIFA among Facebook's best and most popular games of the year

Facebook has published its overarching year-end retrospective, which finds the social network naming not only its most-discussed games, but crowning several titles as the best of the year. Topping...

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Now open: The summer camp for professional game developers

Oskar Burman is a big cheese at Angry Birds-maker Rovio. But there was a time, back in the mid-'90s, when he was just a kid with an Atari ST and a dream to make video games. It was summertime...

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One man's Candy Crush obsession led to a torn tendon because it suppressed pain

A 29-year-old man suffered a torn tendon in his left hand from playing Candy Crush Saga for nearly two months straight, according to a group of San Diego doctors writing in the medical journal JAMA...

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Report shows how mobile free-to-play is taking over games TV advertising

TV commercials for mobile games dwarfed traditional console games advertising in the first quarter of 2015, as makers of titles like Candy Crush Saga, Game of War, Clash of Clans and Heroes Charge...

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Apple responds to freemium hate with a new Pay Once & Play category

Starting today, App Store users can expect to find a new Pay Once & Play category on the digital retailer which allows you to browse games that won't include in-app purchases, Apple announced. Pay...

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This UK politician is in trouble for playing Candy Crush Saga during boring meeting

U.K. politician Nigel Mills has issued a public apology after being caught playing mobile puzzle game Candy Crush Saga during a Work and Pensions committee hearing. Pictures of the MP playing the...

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Glu Mobile looks to raise $30 million with stock offering

Glu Mobile, the free-to-play mobile games company that bought and then closed GameSpy, is moving on with a public offering of stock that seeks to raise $30 million, the company announced yesterday. ...