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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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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,...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- Agrona see all 19 comments

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...

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"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...

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

- BlackKat13 see all 15 comments

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...

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

- lhch see all 133 comments

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....

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

- cell9song see all 22 comments

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...

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"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...

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

- agentboolen see all 19 comments

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...

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

- funktronic see all 158 comments

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...

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

- runinal see all 6 comments