Tag Archive: Saga

Fallout Shelter dethrones Candy Crush Saga on App Store charts

For years, King.com’s Candy Crush Saga has been one of the App Store’s top earners. The addictive match-3 game was considered the crowning success of the freemium app genre, and although the growth of Candy Crush Saga has been slowing…Read more ›

Star Wars saga will finally arrive on iTunes this week

The Star Wars movies will finally arrive in iTunes this week, marking the classic series (and its three disappointing prequels) going digital for the first time ever. “We’re thrilled that fans will be able to enjoy the Star Wars saga…Read more ›

Candy Crush Developer Ends Saga To Trademark The Word ‘Candy’ In U.S.

The company behind Candy Crush Saga has withdrawn its controversial trademark application for the word “Candy” in the United States, according to documents filed with the U.S. Trademark Office early on Monday morning. Cult of Mac previously reported on developer…Read more ›    [Read More…]

International Game Developers Contest King’s ‘Candy’ & ‘Saga’ Trademarks

The International Game Developers Association has issued a statement opposing King’s recent Candy Crush Saga trademark filing — in which the game developer claimed ownership of the words “candy” and “saga” across all gaming platforms. Calling the move “predatory,” the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Candy Crush Dev Also Chasing Indies Who Use “Saga”

Not content with stopping game creators from using the word “candy” in their titles, Candy Crush Saga developer King is now trying to block indie developers from using the word “saga,” too. The company has filed a “Notice of Opposition” against Stoic for its Viking-themed…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Makers Of Candy Crush Saga Crushing Any App With ‘Candy’ In The Name

If you have the word Candy in the name of your app, watch out. King.com Limited — the makers of the hypnotically popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga — is gunning for you. They have trademarked the word ‘candy.’ Developers…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Farm Heroes Saga Is Candy Crush In The Countryside

Want to know which “freemium” (free to download, but with in-app purchases) game may just rule the App Store in 2014? Say hello to Farm Heroes Saga. From the creators of social games including Candy Crush Saga, Bubble Witch Saga,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Comixology CEO Admits Apple Had Nothing To Do With Saga Banning


A lot of hullabaloo has been made over the last 24 hours regarding the comic Saga #12. To catch up the uninformed, basically there’s a popular comic that has two “postage stamp” size scenes of gay sex in it, so it got banned from the App Store.

Everyone immediately blamed Apple and screamed “censorship” but it turns out Apple didn’t have anything to do with Saga #12′s banishment at all. It  [Read More…]

Latest Issue Of Digital Comic Saga “Banned” From App Store For Depiction Of Gay Sex


Another publisher is feigning surprise about Apple’s App Store policies today, claiming that Cupertino has “banned” an upcoming issue of a digital combic book from being sold in any iOS app due to “two postage stamp-sized images of gay sex.”

The comic in question is called Saga. Published by Image Comics and written by famous comics writer Brian K. Vaughan (who was behind the fantastic Vertigo series Y: The Last  [Read More…]

Techspansion Releases Free Lion Update To VisualHub After Bizarre Copycat Saga Ends

Despite the fact that its been abandoned for years, Techspansion has released a free update to its popular VisualHub and AudioHub apps, making them fully compatible with OS X Lion. What prompted them to dust off the moribund software after so long? A weird altercation with a Californian company that was trying to sell the same patch for $ 5 a pop! Tyler Loch, the sole proprietor of Techspansion who developed  [Read More…]