King Does The Right Thing; Settles With Banner Saga, CandySwipe For Their Games To Coexist

It’s good to be King, or rather, King did the right thing, after a deserved pillorying from the press from hyperaggressively protecting their trademarks for the words candy and saga. The company has settled with both Stoic Games and Runsome Apps, the developers of Banner Saga and CandySwipe, respectively.

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Beset with Controversy, King.com backs down from Candy Trademark

King.com seems set to back down from their controversial trademarking policies, as they have now filed to withdraw their trademark for the word candy, famously part of their breakout hit, Candy Crush Saga.

Criticism of King.com for their overreaching trademark applications reached fever pitch when Albert Ransom, the developer of CandySwipe shared an open letter making accusations that King was singling him out with their actions.

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