Some of your favorite games could be coming to your TV screen...but this time you won't be the one manning the controls.
Activision Blizzard, the home of Call of Duty, Diablo and more interactive adventures has announced the launch of Activision Blizzard Studios, which will be developing new original content based on the library of games. Of course, the question on all of our minds is: will we get a Candy Crush TV series?
Earlier this week, Activision Blizzard acquired Candy Crush maker King Digital Entertainment. The nearly $6 billion deal still has to be finalized, but by the spring of next year Activision Blizzard will officially own the addictive game, meaning yes...those colorful candies could find their way to your television.
(So prepare for your next TV obsession, now!)
Before you can get addicted to yet another Candy Crush incarnation, Activision Blizzard Studios' first project will be an animated Skylanders Academy series based on the Skylanders game.Justin Long, Ashley Tisdale, Jonathan Banks and NormMacdonald have already signed on to lend their voices to the show. The studio is also hoping to turn Call of Duty into a movie franchise in the near future.
"Activision Blizzard is home to some of the most successful entertainment franchises in history, across any medium. With the launch of Activision Blizzard Studios, our engaged fans can now watch the games they love come to life across film and television," said Bobby Kotick, CEO of the company, in a statement.
What game would you like to see turn into a series or movie?
Video: Candy Crush maker King purchased for $5.9 billion