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It’s good to be the king. It’s also good to be social-game developer King (formerly King.com), which is pulling in revenue from a number of online, mobile, and social games.
King is celebrating its 10-year anniversary by dropping the “.com” from its official name and pointing out that it has over 108 million monthly players across its hit titles, like mobile puzzler Candy Crush Saga. The studio is rewarding itself with an updated brand logo, and for the players, King is revealing two new Facebook games: Papa Pear Saga and Farm Heroes Saga.
Papa Pear Saga is a Peggle-style arcade title that has players firing off the titular pear at acorns and other objects to score points. Farm Heroes Saga is another match-three puzzle game with leveling elements.
“We have had lots of fun over the last 10 years making great games and we are honored to have acquired such a loyal fan-base,” King chief executive Riccardo Zacconi said in a statement. “The exceptional growth of our mobile, Facebook, and cross-platform audience is a testament to the care and craft that goes into our games. We’re pleased to announce two new Saga games on Facebook with Papa Pear Saga and Farm Heroes Saga. These games build upon our Saga portfolio with new concepts that players are sure to enjoy.”