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

The latest stupid mobile puzzle game I can't stop playing. It's called Diamond Digger Saga — that's right, it's a King game. Another bright and colorful level-based puzzle game with compelling dynamics that keep you coming back for one more damn level. It's free to level 40 on iOS and Google Play (or there's always … » 9/06/14 6:42pm 9/06/14 6:42pm

You Might Not Approve Of My Latest Mobile Game Obsession

Or maybe you will. After all, it's got a cute witch mascot, and lovely Bust-a-Move style bubble-popping gameplay — it's even relatively free. What's not to like about King's latest — oh, there it is. » 6/07/14 3:30pm 6/07/14 3:30pm

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 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The company behind Candy Crush Saga has withdrawn their trademark application for 'Candy' in the United States, according to documents they filed with the U.S. Trademark Office yesterday.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

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

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

Resolve To Quit Candy Crush Saga? Just In Time For Farm Heroes Saga.

Mobile puzzler sensation Candy Crush Saga is a hard habit to break. The only painless way to give up on the punishing potty pastime preferred by millions is to replace it with something equally as compelling. King has just the thing. Look at those little eyes. Look at them. » 1/02/14 2:42pm 1/02/14 2:42pm

The First Candy Crush Saga Expansion Changes The Way The Game Is Played

Candy Crush Saga players are used to regular content updates adding new levels to the wildly popular game, but today's Dreamworld expansion is something else entirely. » 12/12/13 12:30pm 12/12/13 12:30pm

Kicking Back, Drinking Some Beer And Playing Candy Crush Saga

Voted least likely to be the subject of a drunken 'Let's Play' video on YouTube, here King's social/mobile puzzle sensation demonstrates it's near-universal appear as Major and Squarepainter take on Candy Crush Saga's dreaded level 65. » 7/29/13 12:00pm 7/29/13 12:00pm

“There Is No Evil Scheme Behind It": A Q&A with Candy Crush Games Guru

This summer, you won’t have to go far to find a Candy Crush player. There they are: begging lives off strangers on the subway platform, bonding with fellow acolytes at the DMV, taking time off work to focus on what matters—literally wearing their lack of productivity like a badge. "Sometimes I just go into the… » 7/17/13 3:45pm 7/17/13 3:45pm

Zynga Dethroned As The King Of Facebook Games

January of this year marked the first time in ages a non-Zynga game made it to the top of the Facebook app charts, as FarmVille 2 was passed in active users by King's ridiculously popular Candy Crush Saga. According to the latest estimates from app metrics site AppData, today King took the crown as overall top… » 7/08/13 12:30pm 7/08/13 12:30pm

Today's Super Addictive iPhone Game Might Be Tomorrow's Disaster IPO

Zynga went public over the popularity of a few hit Facebook games, and is now in the process of collapsing into a mush pit. Now the makers of Candy Crush Saga, the jellybean puzzle game gripping the brains of America, are plotting an IPO, the Wall Street Journal reports. First as tragedy, then as farce. » 6/18/13 11:59am 6/18/13 11:59am

The Best Looking Beat 'em Up Games From The 16-Bit Era

The beat 'em up genre flourished in the nineties, with Capcom and Konami leading the way on the SNES and on the SEGA Genesis, as well as with a huge amount of great arcade games that never got a home console port. » 3/12/13 9:30pm 3/12/13 9:30pm

Death Knights Officially All Over The Place

As mentioned in the Test Realm patch notes we posted on last month, a blue Blizzard post confirms that they are indeed removing restrictions to allow players to create Death Knights on any server. » 1/09/09 1:20pm 1/09/09 1:20pm

Prince of Persia Hits in December

Prince of Persia will ship on Dec. 2 for the PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 along with Prince of Persia: The Fallen King for the DS, Ubisoft announced today. The still-ubiquitously-named Prince of Persia features a new art style, combat system, open world gameplay, and spunky AI sidekick Elika, all built on the… » 9/18/08 12:52pm 9/18/08 12:52pm