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After he leaves his full-time position as chief executive on July 1st, Riccardo Zacconi will become King’s chairman. Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

Riccardo Zacconi is stepping down as chief executive of King, after more than 16 years leading the Candy Crush games developer. London-based King’s (...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: Brexit ‘could go quite badly’. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Image of the week: Carney’s caution Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney, as certain MPs and indeed sections of the British press like to remi(...)

A still from the Madden NFL computer game

Electronic Arts, maker of the FIFA and Sims video games, is creating a new e-sports football competition that will allow players to compete on behalf (...)

Dublin based King will continue to operate as an independent operating unit led by chief executive Riccardo Zacconi. (Photograph: PHILIPPE HUGUENPHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc said it will buy “Candy Crush Saga” creator King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 billion to strengthen its (...)

Entertainment-to-telecoms conglomerate Vivendi will retain a 12 per cent stake of Blizzard Entertainment, the video games maker best known for the Call of Duty series and online multi-player game World of Warcraft. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

French multimedia and telecommunications company Vivendi has said it plans to sell 85 per cent of its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc to the video ga(...)