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Factor 5 Sued By Ex-Employees

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 17, 2009 8:13am PDT

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron and Lair developer Factor 5 is being sued by former employees for fraudulent behaviour in the wake of its bankruptcy,...

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"If he stole assets from the company or broke laws when moving assets to a new company that he ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever Court Documents Reveal Allegations of Offshore Banking Hijinks

By Chris Faylor, Jun 15, 2009 7:40pm PDT

Update: 3D Realms/Apogee Ltd. founder Scott Miller has chimed in with his thoughts: Do readers here realize that filed lawsuits are entirely...

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"I am sorry, but it doesn't require breaking an NDA to point out a developer who has worked on ..."

- wieder see all 230 comments

Activision Sues To Stop Brutal Legend Release

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2009 7:19pm PDT

Update 2: Further AP details reveal more of Activision's complaint. The publisher claims Double Fine was paid $15 million to develop Brutal Legend...

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""All this drama..." Ever heard that there is no such thing as bad press? I think you are right ..."

- IHATEDUST see all 299 comments

Take-Two Sues 3D Realms for Failing to Deliver Duke Nukem Forever

By Nick Breckon, May 14, 2009 7:01pm PDT

Update: Documents for the case have appeared online, revealing that, among other things, Take-Two is demanding a copy of the Duke Nukem Forever...

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"What a "major" bummer... I, and so many were really hoping and looking forward to this title ..."

- jaw69 see all 479 comments

Richard Garriott Sues NCSoft for $27 Million

By Alice O'Connor, May 06, 2009 10:11am PDT

Ultima creator Richard Garriott is suing former employer NCSoft for around $27 million, alleging he lost stock options when the Tabula Rasa...

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"Yeah, he obviously doesn't deserve the money that was promised to him in a contract. In fact, ..."

- robosextoid see all 49 comments

Valve Sues Activision over 2002 Licensing Dispute

By Nick Breckon, Apr 30, 2009 1:31pm PDT

Half-Life 2 developer Valve today filed suit against Activision, owner of former HL2 publisher Sierra, over a 2002 lawsuit regarding cyber-cafe...

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"Its truth. Not bias. You're one of those types that claims they have billions in operating costs ..."

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TimeGate, Paramount Settle 'Section 8' Lawsuit

By Chris Faylor, Apr 22, 2009 2:33pm PDT

Developer TimeGate today confirmed with Shacknews that it has settled the lawsuit against Paramount Digital Entertainment and Paramount Pictures...

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"It was my understanding that you could use the same name for a product as long as the two ..."

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DJ Game Lawsuit Heats Up: Activision Hit by Restraining Order, Must Surrender Source Code

By Chris Faylor, Apr 20, 2009 3:00pm PDT

While the L.A. Superior Court refused to grant "any restraining order" against Activision last week, that apparently changed today, as Genius...

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"You need to try their TTX turntable, I would say it is "legendary" as it ofen gets compared to ..."

- chumleychuff see all 9 comments

Activision Denies DJ Game Sabotage Accusations, Claims It Actually Helped Competitor

By Chris Faylor, Apr 16, 2009 12:33pm PDT

Activision has denied Genius Products and Numark's recent allegations that it bought 7 Studios, which is developing Scratch: The Ultimate DJ for...

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"Activision most likely provided the money either 1) so that the studio could wrap up its work ..."

- Chris Faylor see all 3 comments

DJ Game Lawsuit: Scratch DJ Publisher Sues Activision, Claims Conspiracy

By Nick Breckon, Apr 14, 2009 4:28pm PDT

The war over the lucrative music game genre escalated today, with the publisher of Scratch: The Ultimate DJ suing DJ Hero publisher Activision and...

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"well either way we all know what djs want these days and these controllers seem like the real deal"

- frankia see all 8 comments

Nintendo Wins Wii Patent Lawsuit

By Chris Faylor, Mar 17, 2009 2:24pm PDT

The United States District Court has dismissed a lawsuit against Nintendo, in which Fenner Investments claimed that the Wii and GameCube maker...

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"I cannot agree more with you man, some patents are just ridiculous."

- mahmoodpoya see all 4 comments

Intel Files Suit Against Nvidia over Chipset License, Nvidia Accuses Intel of Stifling Innovation

By Chris Faylor, Feb 18, 2009 8:58am PST

Computer hardware maker Intel has filed a lawsuit against graphics technology manufacturer Nvidia, claiming that Nvidia does not have the license...

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"This has more to do with all the rumblings and rumors of Nvidia trying to get their own x86 chip ..."

- bored see all 34 comments

Activision Threatens to Sue EA Over Brutal Legend, EA Likens Activision to a Jealous Ex-husband

By Chris Faylor, Feb 13, 2009 12:45pm PST

Activision Blizzard has reportedly threatened to sue Electronic Arts for publishing Double Fine's upcoming action-adventure game Brutal Legend...

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"Contrary to the music industry the retail games market is still very strong."

- Alegis of Light see all 49 comments

NFL Union Ordered to Pay $28M in Madden Royalties to Retired Players

By Nick Breckon, Jan 28, 2009 4:40pm PST

The National Football League Players Association has been ordered to pay retired NFL players $28.1 million following a legal dispute over...

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"The EA/NFL exclusivity deal has really hurt both the NFL and EA. It has cost everyone involved ..."

- chunkenmaster see all 14 comments

Worlds Claims MMOs Infringe 'Virtual Space' Patent, Sues NCsoft

By Chris Faylor, Dec 29, 2008 2:58pm PST

Self-described pioneer in "3D virtual communities and rich immersive environments" Worlds has sued MMO publisher and developer NCsoft for...

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"The patent system is pretty flawed. I think they'll grant a patent on just about anything ..."

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