Candy Crush Saga Vs. Kim Kardashian Hollywood

Candy Crush Saga may finally have peaked… but you’ll hate what replaces it even more

By on August 13, 2014 at 9:30 PM.

Candy Crush Saga may finally have peaked… but you’ll hate what replaces it even more

Good news, Candy Crush haters: King’s flagship game may have finally peaked and is trending downward in value. The bad news: You’ll probably hate the next smash-hit mobile game even more. Business Insider points us to a new research note released by Deutsche Bank this week that downgraded King because the company’s top game has seemingly lost its mojo to Kim Kardashian’s godawful game, called Kim Kardashian Hollywood. More →

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Kim Kardashian: Hollywood App Store

Bestselling author fumes after her son blows $120 on the Kim Kardashian app in just 2 days

By on August 5, 2014 at 4:16 PM.

Bestselling author fumes after her son blows $120 on the Kim Kardashian app in just 2 days

We’ve written before about how the Kim Kardashian: Hollywood app is the most ingeniously addictive mobile game we’ve ever seen, as its every detail is expertly crafted to get you to blow huge wads of cash on in-app purchases. And now Gawker reports that author Ayelet Waldman, who’s best known for her series of bestselling Mommy-Track Mysteries series of books, has just gone off on an epic rant against the Kardashians and their Satanic app after her son blew a whopping $120 on it in just two days. More →

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Colbert Reviews Kim Kardashian Hollywood

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Stephen Colbert reviews the Kardashian game

By on July 30, 2014 at 10:06 AM.

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Stephen Colbert reviews the Kardashian game

Kim Kardashian: Hollywood is the name of a mobile game that took app stores by storm earlier this year, despite the fact that it doesn’t really bring any actual value to gamers who may be on the constant lookout for new releases for their smartphones and tablets. What the game did do, however, was boost the share price of Glu Mobile by 50% last month, adding more than $100 million to its market cap, with some reports saying that Kardashian herself stands to make some $85 million from the title, which is available as a free download. More →

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Kim Kardashian: Hollywood iOS App

Kim Kardashian shocks the app market

By on July 11, 2014 at 1:20 PM.

Kim Kardashian shocks the app market

There are few things as despised as celebrity apps. Vanity apps are largely viewed as shameful sidekicks of the app market – expensive productions that may make a few bucks for the app vendor, but practically never bring in real revenue. But in July 2014, Kim Kardashian changed the game. Her new app is so popular that it has boosted the share price of Glu Mobile by 50% since June, adding more than $100 million to its market cap. More →

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