Game Jam Post-Mortem, Candy Trademark Saga, and a Canadian Price Hike?

Hello to all my fellow VGADeers. This is what’s going on in our world this week of January 29th, 2014.

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  • The Game Jam is over. We’ll talk about that, as well as what’s coming down the pipe.
  • Can King really get away with trademarking the words Candy and Saga, especially when they’ve been caught cloning other games? Is there actually a story here?
  • Apparently there is a $5 price hike on the horizon for the next generation of games in Canada (And only Canada). Is this a bad move? Are Canadian retailers just driving more consumers to digital downloads?
  • And more. Some ideas, some proposals, and possibly a new way of doing things going forward.