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Practice patience to avoid paying for Candy Crush

Feb 18, 2014
King Digital Entertainment has made a lot of money out of people's impatience.
Posted In: Candy Crush, games

The Candy Crush (IPO) Saga

Feb 18, 2014
King Digital Entertainment hopes to ride the success of its game Candy Crush Saga to stage a $500 million IPO.
Posted In: Candy Crush, mobile, mobile gaming, games, IPO, Tech, technology

Dungeons and Dragons: Niche game, big business

Aug 20, 2013
The cult classic game, Dungeons and Dragons, has come a long way since its birth in the 1970s. Can it find a model for the future?
Posted In: games, Dungeons and Dragons

Encouraging new ways to save

Jul 19, 2013
Cities and other organizations are looking for new ways to encourage people to save for the future.
Posted In: emergency savings, financial education, non-profit, games

Fantasy trading site allows users to 'play' the stock market

Jul 11, 2013
Players are signing up for Wall Street Magnate in droves, in part, because the simulated experience reflects the stock market in real time.
Posted In: Wall Street, trading, stock market, games

App store turns five and the blossoming of in-app purchases

Jul 10, 2013
Instead of cash up front, the mobile gaming world in particular has moved toward something called in-App purchases.
Posted In: apple, apps, mobile, mobile apps, games

Zynga employees wait for their next turn

Jun 4, 2013
Social media gaming company Zynga laid off around 500 employees, but recruiters are already on the prowl. What's the afterlife of a Zynga employee?
Posted In: zynga, Silicon Valley, games, social media

Arcade veteran seeks to be pinball wizard

Jan 21, 2013
Video may have killed the pinball machine, but arcade veteran Jack Guarnieri aims to give it new life.
Posted In: pinball, games, video games

Opus Dei battles game-maker in court

Dec 20, 2012
A squabble between Opus Dei, the exclusive Catholic organization, and a small Danish game-maker, has ended up in court. At issue is a card game.
Posted In: legal, games, courts, Opus Dei

Monopoly the movie?

Oct 5, 2012
Unfortunately, "Battleship" wasn't the last board game-turned-movie.
Posted In: Monopoly, games, movies

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