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A screen shot shows the addictive Candy Crush online game, which has chalked up more than 500 downloads.
A screen shot shows the addictive Candy Crush online game, which has chalked up more than 500 downloads.
(Hannah Smiles/King.com)

Candy Crush won’t be so sweet to investors

Candy Crush is destined to be a heartbreaker. The addictive mobile app’s Europe-based maker, King Digital Entertainment, is ready to capitalize on the hype with an initial public offering in the United States. With top hit Candy Crush Saga generating about 80 per cent of revenue, though, investor infatuation would be a dangerous game.