Apparently the $500 million judgement in their favor wasn't enough.
Activision has filed its motion to dismiss Manuel Noriega's (former dictator of Panama) absurd lawsuit over his depiction in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Former New York City Mayor and US Attorney Rudy Giuliani is serving as co-counsel.
A district court judge has granted EA a new trial in the suit it lost against Robin Antonick, the original creator of the Madden series. Judge Charles Breyer stated the jury lacked the evidence for a proper ruling, and should have been comparing source code rather than visual similarities.
Blizzard has filed suit against Chinese dev Unico, over its alleged Hearthstone copycat "Legend of Crouching Dragon." The suit seeks $1.65 million in damages.
It seemed the Duke Nukem Forever saga was finally over, released and sunk without a trace, but oh no, not quite. Creator 3D Realms has filed a lawsuit against Gearbox Software--the developer which bought DNF after 3DR failed then finished the game--claiming that the Borderlands developer hasn't paid everything it owes, and is blocking an audit to find quite how much that is.
Nintendo has won a dispute with Motiva LLC, which filed in 2008 regarding patents of its motion-sensing technology.
EA is set to pay out $27 million and swear not to renew its exclusivity agreement with the NCAA, as part of the settlement for a 2008 class-action lawsuit alleging such arrangements resulted in price-fixing.
A disgruntled sci-fi author is suing Ubisoft over the Assassin's Creed series, claiming that the open-world murder simulator rips off his novel 'Link.'
Console gamers are all too familiar with the now-commonplace practice of implementing online passes. This hidden cost is at the center of a recent lawsuit against GameStop.
2011's slightly silly legal battle between Bethesda parent company ZeniMax and Minecraft developer Mojang over the name 'Scrolls' has drawn to a close with a settlement that sees both parties sort-of getting what they wanted.
NCsoft is taking Tera developer Bluehole Studio to court to try and block the MMORPG's release in North America, claiming it's built upon ideas "looted" from NCsoft when Bluehole's founders worked there on Lineage 3.
A recent judges' ruling in the Silicon Knights vs. Epic Games' fiasco gives a clear advantage to Epic, by omitting discredited reports and testimony of a Silicon Knights' 'expert.'
A US court has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed against Square Enix back in 2009, which accused it of sneaky-doings, concealing information related to its fees and service.
When Rock Band dev Harmonix and former owner Viacom argued over who exactly owed whom bonus money, resolution accountants were called in. After a rummage in the books, the jointly-appointed arbitrator has decided that Viacom owes Harmonix $383 million.
Jason West, Vince Zampella, Activision and Electronics Arts will indeed be duking it out in court next year to settle the big video games "he said, the monolithic corporation said" kerfuffle of 2010, after a judge denied motions for summary judgement.
Twenty months after Sony disabled the PlayStation 3's 'Other OS' feature, which allowed users to install and run Linux, a US federal court has dismissed the class action suit filed against Sony in protest.
A lawsuit has been filed against GameStop in California, alleging the company does not pay its employees for the time it takes to conduct mandatory security checks.
Apparently, getting Battlefield 3 DLC one week early isn't good enough for some PS3 gamers, and one law firm is filing a class action lawsuit against Electronic Arts for "misleading and profiting" by "making a promise they could not, and never intended, t
NCSoft unsurprisingly appealed when it was ordered to pay Richard 'Lord British' Garriott $28 million in 2010, but Garriott has won the appeal too, and is now owed $32 million.
The first, but surely not the last, judgement in the Scrolls vs. The Elder Scrolls trademark case has come down in favor of Mojang, denying ZeniMax's bid for an interim injunction that would've forbidden the Swedish indie from using the 'Scrolls' name.