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2012-06-05 02:24:51

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- King.com, the world's leading casual social games company, today announces that its game, Pyramid Solitaire Saga, has surpassed one million daily active users (DAU) and is now its second category leader on Facebook. The company's Bubble Witch Saga (5.3M DAU) is the leading title in the Action & Arcade category on Facebook (According to AppData). "We broke onto Facebook just over a year ago and now we have two games that lead their...

2012-05-21 10:24:42

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- King.com, the world's leading casual social games company, today announces that it is to set up a development studio in London. King.com also announces that it has hired Electronics Arts and Playfish veteran, Catharina Lavers Mallet, to head up the new studio. Catharina most recently was an executive producer at Electronic Arts, spearheading key new games development there, and will now head King.com's new games studio in London. Over...

2012-05-04 06:21:57

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --King.com, the leading casual social games company, today announces that it has launched one of its most popular games, Pyramid Solitaire, onto Facebook. Pyramid Solitaire Saga becomes King.com's seventh Saga game on the platform, furthering the company's climb past 10 million daily active users. Riccardo Zacconi, CEO of King.com, said: "The launch of Pyramid Solitaire Saga continues our strategy of bringing our most popular and well...

2012-04-25 02:30:41

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- King.com, the leading casual social games company, today announces that its popular game Bubble Saga is available exclusively for Kindle Fire. The tablet version of the game is the first to be fully synchronized, allowing gameplay, scores, progress, virtual goods and social interaction to be completely synchronized with the Facebook version of the game. This industry-first fully synchronized mobile/Facebook game release...

2012-04-12 02:35:19

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- King.com, the leading casual social games company, today announces the launch of its first match-3 game on Facebook, Candy Crush Saga. The game becomes King.com's sixth Saga game on Facebook, where it is the fourth largest games developer (According to AppData). The company also announced that it has also gone from 300 million games played a month to over 2.5 billion in less than one year. "We have had great success with Bubble Witch...

2012-02-01 07:06:00

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading casual social games company King.com today announced the launch of its popular ball-shooter game Hoop De Loop Saga for Facebook. The game becomes the fifth such "Saga" game launched by the company on the platform. "Casual social gamers on Facebook have really taken a liking to King.com's 'Saga' games, which are now running at over 1.5 billion monthly game plays," said Riccardo Zacconi, CEO, King.com. "We look forward to seeing...

2012-01-24 07:06:00

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading casual social games company, King.com, today announced that Bubble Witch Saga, one of the top games on Facebook (four million DAU, AppData 1/23/2012), will now be released on Google+. The game is King.com's first on the platform, introducing the popular game to over 90 million Google+ users. "King.com's mission is to bring quality games to players across the globe via any platform," said Riccardo Zacconi, CEO,...

2011-12-14 14:00:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Solutions, LLC (www.operasolutions.com), a global leader in machine learning science and advanced Big Data analytics, today announced the winner of their fourth annual Opera Open innovation competition. Media Moguls, captained by Principal Scientist Frank Elliott (San Diego), and including Carmine Mangione (San Diego), Tajinder Singh (New Delhi) and Kylie Francis (Jersey City), was awarded 1st place and $50,000 for their idea -...

2011-10-26 08:43:00

SAN FRANCISCO, & LONDON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading multi-platform social games company, King.com, today announced that it has surpassed one billion gameplays a month, while also becoming one of the top 10 largest developers on Facebook. King.com also announced that it is strengthening its footing in the U.S. and worldwide with the opening of offices in San Francisco and Romania and the appointment of former Gamelab President, Jong Woo, as King.com's senior business...

2011-10-12 11:00:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Solutions, LLC (www.operasolutions.com),a global leader in machine-learning science and advanced Big Data analytics, today announced the fourth annual Opera Open, a competition in which Opera employees develop innovative ideas to create new products and applications based on Opera's advanced analytics and technology. Company employees will be competing for over $100,000 in prizes, including a $50,000 first prize. "One of the things...