Activision Blizzard announced Monday evening that it plans to buy King Digital Entertainment, the maker of Candy Crush Saga, for about $5.9 billion. It's the third-largest video game industry deal ever. It's quite a dollar amount, but it's significant for other reasons, too.
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Your revolver is like a trusty assistant. I mean, it is your assistant, and his name is Mr. Smith Wesson.
Diverse characters are important, even in mobile shooters and other surprising genres
This is a really clever little tie-in game, but it makes me feel really bad.
Maybe you remember your childhood Atari or that rec room NES, but today's kids are growing up with mobile games, and sixth-grader Madeline Messer has noticed something weird. Read the rest
On Boing Boing's G+ community, I asked "What is your favorite smartphone game? I have two: Kingdom Rush
and Sword of Fargoal
." Take a look at the recommendations here
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