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King – Candy Crush developer shuts down South Korea office

As reported earlier today in the Korean media, developer King.com has withdrawn from its operations in South Korea, shutting down the local office. This happens just shy of 2 years since the Korean office was established. King.com mentioned operations of…

Farm Heroes Saga – King loses IP infringement lawsuit in South Korea

Back in 2015, King (developer of Candy Crush) brought Korean studio Avocado Entertainment to court of IP infringement of its game, Farm Heroes Saga. The “copycat” game, Forest Mania, was accused by King of plagiarizing Farm Heroes Saga’s user interface (UI),…

Nonstop Games – Candy Crush dev buys Singapore studio for 6mil USD

[Source] Singapore-based Heroes of Honor developer Nonstop Games has just been acquired by King of Candy Crush Saga fame. King handed over US$6 million in cash upfront, and could pay up to US$84 million over a four-year period subject to meeting revenue…