King.com announces mobile version of Facebook hit, Candy Crush Saga, in San Francisco

It was an evening of sweet celebration at the Bluxome Street Winery in San Francisco last week, when Riccardo Zacconi, CEO and co-founder of King.com took the stage to welcome attendees and announce the newest mobile game to hit the iOS platform:  Candy Crush Saga.  Over one hundred people gathered to hear the news from the industry and press, while also enjoying sumptuous nibbles prepared by Master Chefs from the International Culinary Center (also a Consort Partners client).  Joining Riccardo on stage were Sean Ryan, Facebook’s Head of Global Games, as well as the effervescent Tommy Palm, Mobile Guru from King.com.

 


 

 

 

 

In addition to Candy Crush Saga on mobile, King.com also announced the release of their newest Facebook game, Pet Rescue Saga.

Following the party, Consorters were relieved to be able to sleep nights again after stressing out over all the details of the party, from the attendees, to the A/V, to the music to the ambiance   But it was all worth it and turned out great (big thanks to the staff at the International Culinary Center for their incredible catering and molecular mixology!).

Congratulations to King.com – we love their games, their people and their energy!

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Kathy Johnson

About Kathy Johnson

Kathy is the co-founder of Consort Partners PR. As the first spokesperson and co-founder of Blinkx.tv (publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange), she generated extensive media coverage for the company in sources including CNN, NBC, BBC, CBS, Fast Company, Business Week, SF Chronicle, Boston Globe, NY Times, Die Welt, and many others through the U.S., U.K., Europe and Japan. From these early relationships with reporters, venture capitalists, and influencers, Consort Partners PR was born in 2005. Kathy has also served as an advisor to Japan’s Prime Minister Koizumi for FDI & Tourism, voted "2004 Agenda Setter" by silicon.com alongside Steve Jobs, Meg Whitman, and Chinese Premier Hu Jintao, and was nominated for 2008 Lifetime Achievement Stevie Award. Hobbies include painting running, painting, bird feeding, and eating.