Candy Crush Saga Sequel Arrives To Refresh A Faltering Fanbase

After two and a half years of candy crushing, fans of King's massive gem-matching hit could use a little break. Enter Candy Crush Soda Saga, released today on Facebook and coming soon to mobile. » 10/20/14 1:45pm 10/20/14 1:45pm

Vice's Candy Crush Fashion Shoot Is Better Than It Sounds

It's the week of E3, so of course Vice is covering the video game industry's largest annual event in true Vice style: by writing about plastic cases that let you mold your very own 3D-printed dildos. » 6/12/14 11:30am 6/12/14 11:30am

The Honest Game Trailer For Candy Crush Saga Is Justly Brutal

Smosh Games gives everyone's second-favorite bathroom game the Honest Trailers treatment, brutalizing Kings' innocent candy-swapping game, which never did nothing to no one. » 5/31/14 4:00pm 5/31/14 4:00pm

The Dots Sequel Feels A Lot Like Candy Crush, In A Good Way

Dots, one of the best and most popular mobile games of 2013, is finally getting a sequel of sorts, creator Betaworks announced this morning. It's called—you guessed it—TwoDots. » 5/29/14 9:40am 5/29/14 9:40am

What Today's Biggest Mobile Games Need Is Ugly '80s Box Art

Back in the '80s, hardcore gamers loved the sort of simplistic fare that mobile gamers thrive on today. So why can't the hardcore embrace popular mobile games? I'm guessing it's the lack of almost completely unrelated painted cover art. » 5/28/14 2:30pm 5/28/14 2:30pm

Cats Playing Candy Crush Saga, Ladies And Gentlemen

If we take away one positive thing from the world's once fiery-hot obsession with Candy Crush Saga, let it be this compilation of feline feet flailing against expensive electronics. » 5/10/14 5:00pm 5/10/14 5:00pm

Candy Crush's Developers Just Had A Real Bad Day

King, the controversial developers behind Candy Crush Saga, just finished its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. It was the single worst first day's trading so far in 2014. » 3/26/14 10:30pm 3/26/14 10:30pm

Candy Crush Saga Is Difficult, Says Science

You might be stuck on level 20 or 30 of Candy Crush Saga, but now you can take some small solace in the fact that science has proven that a computer would have just as hard a time beating the game. » 3/12/14 12:15pm 3/12/14 12:15pm

Anti-Candy Crush Game 'Trademarks' All Of Your Words

Remember the drama when the makers of Candy Crush Saga tried to trademark the word "candy?" And then they wanted to put a claim on "saga," too. Of course, trademarking a name isn't the same as owning it. Regardless, a new game shows you what it would be like to have everyday words become verboten someone else "owns"… » 3/04/14 5:45pm 3/04/14 5:45pm

Candy Crush Makers Don't Want to Trademark 'Candy' Anymore [UPDATE]

The company behind Candy Crush Saga has withdrawn their trademark application for 'Candy' in the United States, according to documents they filed with the U.S. Trademark Office yesterday. » 2/25/14 12:51pm 2/25/14 12:51pm

Indie Creator of CandySwipe Fumes Over Candy Crush Saga Trademark Move

The maker of a little-known match-3 game involving candy pieces says he's being steamrollered by the scorched-earth trademark strategy of the casual gaming powerhouse Candy Crush Saga, despite the fact his game and its name are two years older. » 2/12/14 6:45pm 2/12/14 6:45pm

Candy Crush Makers: We Should Never Have Published 'Cloned' Game

The makers of Candy Crush Saga have issued a lengthy defense of their actions, with regard to a couple of notorious trademark applications and allegations it deliberately cloned a game whose makers reached a deal with another publisher. » 1/27/14 11:00am 1/27/14 11:00am

Candy Crush Makers Remove a Game Accused of Being a Blatant Copy

In the world of flash games, derivatives vastly outnumber original concepts, so the charge someone copied a game is quite common. But the makers of a Pac-Man-style game in 2009 say they have an email proving that King, the outfit trademarking words like "candy" and "saga," ordered a developer to directly copy their… » 1/25/14 2:00pm 1/25/14 2:00pm

Here Are The Best Games Sticking It To Candy Crush So Far

Lately, Candy Crush Saga-makers have been busy blocking trademark applications and going after people with the words "Candy" and even "Saga" in their game names. While they're doing that—technically, they say, simply to protect their brand from copycats—the game-making denizens of the Internet have been… » 1/23/14 6:30pm 1/23/14 6:30pm

Why The Ridiculous Candy Crush vs. Banner Saga Conflict Is Happening

"The law is a ass," Mr. Bumble said in Oliver Twist. And trademark law is a asshole, or at least it is to video gamers whenever it becomes a newsworthy topic. A match-three mobile puzzle game is telling a PC indie game it can't call itself by a word that dates to 1709. WTF? You've got questions, I'll try to answer… » 1/23/14 11:30am 1/23/14 11:30am

Candy Crush Makers Say They're Going After Copycats, Not Banner Saga

The makers of Candy Crush Saga, who have filed for a trademark on video games with the name "candy," and are opposing the trademark application of The Banner Saga, (pictured) say they are "not trying to stop Banner Saga from using its name," but are compelled to defend their position under trademark law. » 1/22/14 8:36am 1/22/14 8:36am

Candy Crush Is Getting Trolled By Smartass Games

Yesterday we learned that, makers of the wildly popular game Candy Crush Saga, had submitted a trademark application for the word "Candy" that would block other game-makers from using it in their game titles. This has struck more than a few people as more than a bit ridiculous, and some people are responding… » 1/21/14 5:00pm 1/21/14 5:00pm