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Candy Crush publisher resolves legal dispute with Banner Saga and CandySwipe

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2014 9:45am PDT

Candy Crush publisher King has resolved its legal disputes with both Banner Saga developer Stoic Studio and CandySwipe developer Albert Ransom, according to both devs.


Candy Crush dev abandons attempt to trademark 'candy'

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 25, 2014 4:30pm PST

King, developer and publisher of Candy Crush Saga, has abandoned its attempt to trademark the word "candy" when pertaining to video games. Since...


"Facebook had it all over my timeline, people are more aware than usual with this one."

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Candy Crush Saga dev filing for IPO

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2014 8:30am PST

As expected, the studio behind Candy Crush Saga plans on going public. King Digital Entertainment has filed its initial IPO papers with the SEC and...


"Sadly, the idiots will never feel shame for the billions they've handed to these jackasses..."

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King CEO apologizes for copycat game, but defends Candy and Saga trademarks

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 28, 2014 5:30pm PST

King, developer of Candy Crush Saga, is not stepping down from its trademark scandal, even as the company's CEO apologizes for copying a game.


"This feels like a good excuse to show off my Candy Jam game. ..."

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Candy Crush Saga dev opposes The Banner Saga trademark

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2014 9:00am PST

Candy Crush Saga developer King has filed a "Notice of Opposition" to Stoic's trademark for The Banner Saga. The legal notice claims a "likelihood of confusion," but in a separate statement King claims this is just a necessary legal step to protect their brand from clones.


"I hope the makers of Bejeweled etc games sue King to hell for copying their game. Banner Saga ..."

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'Candy Jam' encourages developers to make games about candy

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 21, 2014 5:00pm PST

Not everyone is taking kindly to King's trademark of the word "candy," as developers Cariboo will be holding a "Candy Jam" with the express purpose of creating candy-related games.


"Generic words like this are trademarked in a specific area... "

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Candy Crush Saga dev trademarks the word 'candy'

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 20, 2014 2:45pm PST

King, developer and publisher of Candy Crush Saga, has managed to trademark the word "candy" when pertaining to video games. Ever since King got...


"yeah, when I stopped playing I was around 365 or so. didn't pay a dime or share on fb, just was ..."

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Candy Crush Saga: Dreamworld expansion adds new Moon Struck power

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 12, 2013 2:30pm PST

Today, Candy Crush Saga has been updated with a new expansion that adds a new wrinkle to the Bejeweled-inspired gameplay.


"Any of the Puzzle Quest games, especially the latest Marvel Comics version, are so superior. ..."

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Candy Crush dev exploring IPO

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 18, 2013 2:05pm PDT

Capitalizing on the runaway success of Candy Crush Saga, King is looking into going public.


"I was being facetious. What i mean is, there's no point in investing in another company that ..."

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