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China Hates Blind Loot Boxes, Rules They Should Be Itemized

By John Keefer, Apr 20, 2017 6:05pm PDT

A new law requires online publishers to list all possibilities, possible quantity and probablility of drops in a box.

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"I wonder if Blizzard is going to keep its drop rates the same in China, or change them slightly ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 15 comments

Inflatable Mario Spurs Game Store Feud With City, Free Speech Suit

By John Keefer, Apr 11, 2017 3:40pm PDT

A Florida city apparently didn't like the oversized Italian plumber in front of the shop and threatened fines if it wasn't removed.

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"It's pretty weak if he's allowed holiday-themed inflatables though... sounds like people ..."

- darthfusion see all 5 comments

Oculus Won't Stay Down, Seeks New Trial in $500 Million Zenimax Case

By John Keefer, Apr 11, 2017 2:05pm PDT

Warning: Legal terms like 'spoliation testimony' and 'adverse inference instruction' are used.

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Blizzard Wins $8.6 Million in Case Against Cheat Maker Bossland

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 8:50am PDT

The German company plans to keep fighting in court via appeals.

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FIFA YouTubers plead guilty to gambling charges

By David Craddock, Feb 06, 2017 2:25pm PST

The gaming website where the business partners let users gamble on real games has been shut down.

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ZeniMax Wanted 15% of Oculus for Carmack's Contributions

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 20, 2017 9:20am PST

Continuing revelations during ZeniMax vs. Oculus court battle reveal more about the relationship between the two companies.

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"Zuck is a weird dude, but he puts his money where is mouth is. Dude believes in VR. "

- DialDforDan see all 7 comments

Luckey, Iribe take the stand in Oculus-Zenimax case

By John Keefer, Jan 19, 2017 8:18am PST

Judge has to intercede when exchanges between Luckey and Zenimax lawyer become heated.

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"Well I think they're saying he was doing some of that shit while he worked for id still. Of ..."

- Schnapple see all 16 comments

Carmack in Oculus court case: 'I am not a Mac user unless under duress'

By John Keefer, Jan 16, 2017 12:55pm PST

Former id programming legend was on the stand to testify for VR company in the ZeniMax lawsuit.

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"I remember seeing a dude showing off this beast machine running OS2/warp by starting 14 ..."

- spazzium see all 14 comments

Univision wins auction for Gawker Media with $135 million bid

By John Keefer, Aug 16, 2016 4:05pm PDT

Ziff Davis only offered $90 million.

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"They got a rid of a decent chunk of regular coverage at the AV Club when they took over :("

- Jenings see all 13 comments

Nvidia settles false advertising class action suit related to GTX 970

By John Keefer, Jul 29, 2016 9:09am PDT

Members of the class will get around $30.

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Overwatch 'cheat' has Blizzard in court against German company

By John Keefer, Jul 05, 2016 7:38am PDT

Copyright infringement and unfair competition is at the heart of the case filed in California district court.

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"Valve lets people use cheats for awhile to get a good feel for what the exploit is doing to best ..."

- chilln see all 11 comments

Twitch files legal action against botting services and owners

By John Keefer, Jun 17, 2016 2:10pm PDT

View bots, chat bots and follow bots are firmly in the crosshairs.

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"This isn't going to stop all the assholes who viewbot. Other domains will pop up and this cycle ..."

- jingletard see all 2 comments

Chroma Squad facing legal action from Power Rangers company

By Steve Watts, Jul 18, 2014 8:00am PDT

Negotiation may give Power Rangers company royalties

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"You said a mouthful. I have a friend who used to write for Saban on MMPR and VR Troopers, and ..."

- yesiamaplant see all 26 comments

Former dictator suing Activision over Call of Duty portrayal

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2014 8:20am PDT

Alleges it portrays Noriega as "enemy of the state"

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"I sort of wanted to sue Activision over having Ollie fucking North as an advisor."

- woddemandred see all 5 comments

Capcom shareholders open possibility of takeover

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2014 6:38am PDT

Capcom shareholders voted to end its takeover defense at a recent investor meeting, leaving the company open to an acquisition.

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"They just added Minish Cap to Wii U. I wish they'd do this for A Link Between Worlds and the others."

- K1Bond007 see all 43 comments