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Class Action Lawsuit Brought Against Zynga Over FarmVille Privacy Concerns

By Brian Leahy, Oct 20, 2010 1:40pm PDT

A group of Facebook users have filed a class action lawsuit against Zynga over its "alleged practice of illegally sharing the Facebook user data of...


"then why dont they draw up the contract with language a laymen can understand? why dont they ..."

- CheeZySpr1nklz see all 14 comments

Blizzard Sues Three StarCraft 2 Hackers

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 18, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Blizzard has already proven its low threshold for cheaters, issuing bans for folks who've attempted to meddle with StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty by...


"I saw more power to em. Hackers should be shot on sight :) [Sits back and waits for much ..."

- Wiz74 see all 136 comments

Sony Moves to Dismiss Other OS Class-Action Lawsuit

By Brian Leahy, Sep 20, 2010 1:00pm PDT

Sony has filed a motion to dismiss the class-action lawsuit, which was filed back in April against Sony over the removal of "Other OS" support on...


"Ah, but you can put any OS you like on the computer, as long as it's compatible. Sony just ..."

- SeraphielX see all 26 comments

Blizzard Wins Lawsuit vs. Private WoW Server Company; Awarded $88M in Damages

By Brian Leahy, Aug 16, 2010 12:10pm PDT

Blizzard has won its lawsuit, filed in October 2009, against Scapegaming, which had been running an unofficial, emulated World of Warcraft server,...


"Interesting response, thanks. I think in this case Blizzard's victory is not so much over the ..."

- wedgeski see all 53 comments

Richard Garriott Awarded $28 Million in NCSoft Lawsuit

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2010 6:00am PDT

Ultima creator and Tabula Rasa designer Richard 'Lord British' Garriott has won his lawsuit against his former employeer NCSoft, the Statesman...


"Sadly, if the target is big enough, they usually settle if the merits of the case take it to ..."

- TheMongbat see all 55 comments

Nintendo Files Piracy Suit Against Online Retailer, Discusses Effects of Piracy

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2010 2:18pm PDT

Hardware and software maker Nintendo announced today that it has filed a civil lawsuit against the owner of NXPGAME, claiming that the unnamed...


"Yeah, I've read wolfire's blog too, and I tend to agree with his perspective. To be fair, ..."

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Sony Over PS3 Linux

By Brian Leahy, Apr 29, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Kotaku reports that Anthony Ventura has filed a class action lawsuit against Sony Computer Entertainment America over the removal of PlayStation 3...


"And you don't understand that UK law overrules any EULA. Law in the UK clearly states that a ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 46 comments

EA, Ubisoft, Sony, Disney Settle Patent Lawsuit

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 28, 2010 7:30am PDT

Ubisoft, Sony, Disney Interactive and Electronic Arts have settled with a voice recognition technology patent holder who accused them of...


"I think it is the same voice command technology I used to use on my Ti-94a in 1984."

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Current and Ex-Infinity Ward Employees Sue Activision for $125 Million

By Brian Leahy, Apr 27, 2010 3:10pm PDT

The Infinity Ward drama thickens, once again. The LA Times reports that 38 current and ex-Infinity Ward staff members, have filed a suit against...


"EA bought out Westwood Studios and messed up Command and Conquer and now it looks and plays like ..."

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No Doubt Lawsuit Against Activision Moving Forward

By Brian Leahy, Apr 16, 2010 12:30pm PDT

Last November, band No Doubt sued Activision over the use of the band's likeness in the form of in-game avatars being used in non-No Doubt songs....


"Most copyright suits are bullshit but in this case I can somewhat understand it. Particularly ..."

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Nintendo Wins Patent Appeal Over Controllers

By Brian Leahy, Apr 13, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Back in 2008, a company called Anascape sued Nintendo for infringing upon patents in Nintendo's line of controllers. The jury found that Nintendo...


"The very worst thing you can do for your an advantage in innovation is to release your product. ..."

- billy_zelsnack see all 18 comments

Activision Counter-Sues Call of Duty Creators

By Brian Leahy, Apr 09, 2010 7:30pm PDT

The Modern Warfare 2 drama-train is on the move again. After ousted Infinity Ward studio heads Jason West and Vince Zampella sued Activision over a...


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Microsoft Sues Datel Over Xbox 360 Controller Patents

By Brian Leahy, Apr 06, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Back in November 2009, Microsoft pushed an Xbox 360 Dashboard update live that disabled third-party memory units from UK-based accessory-maker...


"I hope Datel manages to beat the controller law suite, I really like the Xbox 360 controller but ..."

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Man Sues GameStop Over Used Game DLC

By Brian Leahy, Mar 29, 2010 12:40pm PDT

In January, a man named James Collins walked into a GameStop and purchased a used copy of Dragon Age: Origins for $54.99, saving $5 when compared...


"One of my very good best friends works at a gamestop also, he's a stand up fellow in all the ..."

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God of War Lawsuit Thrown Out; Sony and Jaffe Win

By Brian Leahy, Mar 19, 2010 3:00pm PDT

As if often the case with many successful intellectual properties, lawsuits flock around them. David Jaffe and Sony's God of War was not immune to...


"It could have been a dude with just the misfortune of having a woman's name. Ever hear the ..."

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