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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...


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

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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,...


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

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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,...


"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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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