Week that was

PocketGamer.biz Week That Was: King gives up on Candy(TM), Rovio unveils new publishing program, and MagicSolver 'moves on'

PocketGamer.biz Week That Was: King gives up on Candy(TM), Rovio unveils new publishing program, and MagicSolver 'moves on'

The Chinese Zodiac contends that we’re sitting in the year of the horse, but if you've an eye for mobile you'd be right to think we're in the year of Candy.

While the success of King's Candy Crush Saga is impressive in every sense of the word, no less impressive is the amount of opinions it engendered with its decision to trademark the word 'Candy' and go on a legal campaign to protect its IP.

Thankfully, like so much Flappy Bird, 'Candygate' now appears to be behind us and we can turn our attention back to the finer points of the mobile scene - and what better way to start than with a look back at the PocketGamer.biz week that was?

Tools and platforms

Monetisation

Industry voices

Funding, acquisitions, personnel, and shutterings

Financials


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Representing the former colonies, Matt keeps the Pocket Gamer news feed updated when sleepy Europeans are sleeping. As a frustrated journalist, diehard gamer and recovering MMO addict, this is pretty much his dream job.

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