There’s a well-known phrase that you’ve probably heard – “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” – and that’s definitely the sort of pithy comment you could attach to the start of a review of a new Candy Crush game.
That’s not to denigrate King’s achievements though – every time I’m on some form of public transport, I can guarantee that I’m going to see at least one person playing on a version of Candy Crush. That’s how popular it is.
And that makes Candy Crush Friends Saga pretty interesting. There are some little changes to the formula here, and a new lick of paint as well. You wouldn’t be too far away from the mark if you were thinking this was Candy Crush 2.0. Or at the very least a step in that direction.
The core of the game remains the same. You switch the positions of shiny sweets, creating matches of three or more candies of the same colour. They then disappear from the board and some more treats take their place.