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Microsoft Accused of Xbox 360 Accessory Monopoly in Datel Lawsuit

By Chris Faylor, Nov 24, 2009 8:53am PST

Accessory maker Datel taken Microsoft to court, accusing the console manufacturer of unfair competition and monopolizing the market for Xbox 360...

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"if they had of done it by the book microsoft would have denied them certification, required they ..."

- kiddygrinder see all 158 comments

No Doubt Sues Activision

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 04, 2009 5:21pm PST

Is Activision really getting sued again? No Doubt! TMZ reports that the band No Doubt is suing Activision for "the unauthorized use of the No...

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"Well, if they had a case. They probably allowed the use of their likeness."

- matrixneo42 see all 37 comments

Chicago Game Ad Restrictions Violate Free Speech, Claims Lawsuit

By Chris Faylor, Jul 22, 2009 8:42am PDT

The Entertainment Software Association has filed a suit against the Chicago Transit Authority, claiming that CTA's new policy to not display...

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"telling a corporation they cant make games with violent content is a no-go. that is protected ..."

- radio_babylon see all 21 comments

3D Realms Countersuit Reveals Continuing Duke Nukem Forever Work, New Duke Game

By Chris Faylor, Jun 22, 2009 11:17am PDT

Duke Nukem series creator 3D Realms/Apogee Ltd. has responded to publisher Take-Two's lawsuit over the incomplete state of Duke Nukem Forever,...

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"DNF is dead. It missed the boat by almost a decade. George B fell victim to nastiest form ..."

- Krogotj255 see all 127 comments

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 ..."

- LemonJoose see all 17 comments

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 ..."

- et72 see all 65 comments

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