'Candy Crush Saga' is being made into a monthly magazine entitled Candy Crush Puzzles.

Candy Crush Saga

Candy Crush Saga

The mobile puzzle game that took the world by storm when it was first released in 2012 is being adapted for print and the publication - priced at £2.99 - will be sold in shops and stores from March 16 when its first glossy edition hits shelves.

The magazine will be filled with puzzles inspired by the addictive title - which requires players match three or more of the same pieces to clear the screen - and will feature recognizable characters from the Candy Kingdom such as Mr. Toffee and the Jelly Queen.

Publishers Puzzler Media have teamed up with social games company King on the title, and Managing Director Neil Flockh is very excited about the new project.

The Puzzler Media MD said: "We know the millions of 'Candy Crush' fans across the globe love puzzles so we've used the best brains in the business to create some unique, never-seen-before puzzles exclusively for this magazine."

However, those less familiar with the ins and outs of the game won't be alienated, as crosswords, codebreakers, logic puzzles and illustrated puzzles are likely to feature as well as spot-the-difference teasers and mazes.

King think it is a logical step for the puzzle game and is likely to whet the appetite of fans who can't get enough of clearing the colorful little sweets.

King Licensing Director Claes Kalborg said: "It perhaps bucks a trend for technology to be reversed this way, but it makes a lot of sense for these two worlds to come together. We're excited about taking Candy Crush to the UK in printed form."