X
X

Legal News

advertisement

Activision, IBM oppose Xbox 360 import ban

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2012 9:00am PDT

Both IBM and Activision have thrown their weight behind Microsoft in its patent dispute with Motorola, claiming it would impact their business if the recommended Xbox 360 import ban goes through.

READ MORE >

38 Studios declares bankruptcy, federal investigation underway

By Steve Watts, Jun 07, 2012 2:30pm PDT

38 Studios has officially declared bankruptcy, amid reports that state and federal agencies are investigating the company.

READ MORE >

"PC version was fun, all it needs really is an FoV tweak. I was entertained playing it, the ..."

- Saldrin see all 10 comments

Activision settles Call of Duty suit

By John Keefer, May 31, 2012 2:15pm PDT

A settlement has been reached in the case involving Activision, Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vincent Zampella, and 40 ex-Call of Duty developers from Infinity Ward, ending the two-year-old legal dispute.

READ MORE >

"Congrats, you know how to view someones post history. You sure are a smart fella."

- Mr Gore see all 27 comments

Ubisoft goes after author in Assassin's Creed dispute

By John Keefer, May 31, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Ubisoft is filing a complaint of their own against the author who sued the publisher over the Assassin's Creed franchise.

READ MORE >

"You can sue anyone for just about anything. Whether your suit has legal merit is another issue ..."

- pigvomit see all 5 comments

Replay Games sets legal sights on Sam Suede project

By John Keefer, May 30, 2012 4:45pm PDT

A new Sam Suede Kickstarter has been launched and it is already getting the some unwanted publicity.

READ MORE >

"yeah they are skating on the edge of the truth. He was involved in creating the character (Sam) ..."

- MamiyaOtaru see all 5 comments

No Doubt suit against Activision moving forward

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2012 4:15pm PDT

No Doubt's case against Activision has been allowed to go forward to a jury, a Superior Court judge has determined.

READ MORE >

"With only the information provided in this little article, I'd actually have to agree with you. ..."

- Naberios25 see all 9 comments

Settlement possible in Call of Duty trial

By John Keefer, May 30, 2012 2:45pm PDT

A pre-trial hearing in the Activision-Infinity Ward case has been yet again delayed as the parties huddle privately to secure a possible settlement.

READ MORE >

"Evidence allowed into the trial, damning PR of activities, etc. They *may* have thought that ..."

- sukabljat see all 6 comments

Epic Games wins 'on all counts' in Silicon Knights lawsuit

By Andrew Yoon, May 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The years-long lawsuit between Silicon Knights and Epic Games has come to an end, with the jury ruling in favor of Epic "on all counts."

READ MORE >

"SK is an overrated and flawed developer. All of their games are excellent ideas executed horribly."

- asianwaste see all 35 comments

Konami accused of bank loan fraud over Def Jam Rapstar

By Steve Watts, May 24, 2012 4:30pm PDT

A bank is accusing Konami and Autumn Games of fraud, after requesting a loan to help finance Def Jam Rapstar. The bank says the companies used faulty numbers and false promises of repayment timing to secure the loan.

READ MORE >

Judge recommends US Xbox 360 ban in Motorola dispute

By Steve Watts, May 23, 2012 7:30am PDT

A judge has recommended to the International Trade Commission that Microsoft be given a cease-and-desist order on Xbox 360 sales in the US. The ITC can let his determination stand, amend terms, or send it back for a rewrite.

READ MORE >

"That's exactly what this is all about, Google infringed on MS patents in the Android OS, ..."

- InfernoAblaze see all 38 comments

Released e-mails show Activision preparing for Infinity Ward fallout

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2012 8:30am PDT

Newly released e-mail exchanges among Activision executives show the tensions in the days and weeks leading to the company's firing of Jason West and Vince Zampella.

READ MORE >

"Why? Because it's been a whole week? Are you fucking kidding me? They've lost customers (like ..."

- Naberios25 see all 22 comments

Silicon Knights lawsuit has $1 of damages at stake

By John Keefer, May 21, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Only $1 is at stake in the legal tussle between Silicon Knight and Epic Games that started trial last week.

READ MORE >

"Hah. Seems like SK isn't really on the ball where this case is concerned."

- MOOMANiBE see all 10 comments

38 Studios' late payment to RI clears bank; Copernicus set for 2013 (update)

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2012 6:45am PDT

38 Studios didn't pay employees this week, and delivered a check for the overdue funds to Rhode Island before its CFO warned the state that it had insufficient funds to cover it.

READ MORE >

">379 full-time employees Ouch. Thats a shitload of people, think of this: Valve only has ..."

- et72 see all 46 comments

Activision, EA settle Infinity Ward dispute

By Steve Watts, May 17, 2012 10:30am PDT

Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts have reached a settlement in a lawsuit surrounding the firing of Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince...

READ MORE >

"Go West and Zampella! Screw Activision and the crap they did to the employees of Infinity Ward."

- axiomatic see all 3 comments

38 Studios seeking additional state funding

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2012 3:00pm PDT

38 Studios is requesting additional Rhode Island state assistance in the wake of its overdue payment to the Economic Development Corporation.

READ MORE >

"so he paid himself back and now wants more money from the state?"

- metalremains see all 8 comments