Glorious Saga is Shameless Copy of Warcraft. Blizzard Goes to Court
Barth Faryna, 29 August 2019, 18:23
Many mobile games copy ideas from the Warcraft universe, but Sina Games has gone too far. Their Glorious Saga is filled with Blizzard characters who have been impudently stolen.
Facebook Faces Record Financial Penalty; Company's Stocks Go Up
Paul Wozniak, 15 July 2019, 15:22
The Federal Trade Commission has accepted an agreement whereby Facebook will have to pay USD 5 billion. The record amount did not deter investors, and the company's stock prices increased by almost 2%.
Bethesda Allowed to Use the Name Redfall
Bart Swiatek, 24 May 2019, 13:00
ZeniMax Media and The Book Breeze have reached an agreement on the „Redfall” trademark. The agreement between the parties ends litigation initiated in February this year.
Apple May be Sued for Monopolistic Practices
Conrad Hazi, 14 May 2019, 18:02
The U.S. Supreme Court found that iPhone users accusing Apple of monopolistic practices that resulted in excessive prices for apps on the App Store were right. This decision may also affect other major sales platforms in the future.
Sexism at Riot Games, 150 Employees Protest in the Streets
Bart Swiatek, 07 May 2019, 15:58
150 Riot Games employees took to the streets to protest against the company's position on allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination. The employer forced the victims to resolve such cases by arbitration instead of in the courtroom.
Fortnite - Dance Lawsuits Withdrawn
Adrian Werner, 11 March 2019, 14:43
Epic Games can rest easy. The four celebrities that filed cases against the company have withdrawn their lawsuits for copyright infringement and illegal use of their dance choreographies in Fortnite.
Huawei Sues US Government
Bart Swiatek, 07 March 2019, 14:51
Huawei sues the US Government. The company accuses the USA of launching false accusations, e-mail theft and blocking the company's ability to compete in the 5G technology market.
Bethesda vs The Book Breeze - Battle Over Redfall Trademark
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 February 2019, 23:13
Bethesda argues with The Book Breeze publishing company. The publisher objected to Bethesda's attempt to register the Redfall trademark, referring to its rights to a book series under the same title.
Epic Games Sues Organizers of an Unofficial Fortnite Event
Michael Kulakowski, 20 February 2019, 00:18
Epic Games intends to sue the organizers of the Fortnite Live festival, which took place last weekend in Norwich, UK.
Fortnite Dance Affair - US Goverment Denies Carlton Dance Claim
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2019, 19:14
US patent office responded to Alfons Ribeiro's claim of alleged copyright infringement in Fortnite using the Fresh emote. According to patent examiners, a short, simple dance does not fall under copyright law, rendering the claim invalid.
Wrestler Sues Activision in Connection with His Character in Black Ops 4
Bart Swiatek, 14 February 2019, 17:01
Wrestler Booker T. Huffman filed a case against Activision publisher for alleged copyright infringement in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 in connection with the creation of Prophet's character. His image was to be copied from a character developed by him.
Court Sentences Another GTA Online Cheat Tool Maker
Heros99, 12 February 2019, 15:40
Take-Two Interactive, the developer of Grand Theft Auto V, continues its crusade against the creators of illegal tools for the game's online mode.
Sapkowski settles with CD Projekt Red?
Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2019, 16:51
A Polish business newspaper reports that the fantasy writer Andrzej Sapkowski will probably reach an agreement with CD Projekt RED.
Facebook accused of tricking minors into online purchases
Bart Swiatek, 28 January 2019, 12:23
A group of users brought a collective action against Facebook, accusing the company tricking minors into online purchases.
Epic Games sued again due to Fortnite dance
Bart Swiatek, 16 January 2019, 15:17
Epic Games was sued by another person who believes that Fortnite has illegally used the dance they created. This time the sue is the so-called Orange Shirt Kid - more specifically, the mother of a teenager.
The Pinkerton Agency threatens Rockstar with court
Frozen, 15 January 2019, 12:36
Pinkerton does not like the way their agents were depicted in Red Dead Redemption 2. The company seeks redress from Take-Two Interactive and Rockstar Games.
Randy Pitchford accused of stealing $12 million and possessing child pornography
Michael Kulakowski, 13 January 2019, 12:03
A former attorney of Gearbox Software studio charges his boss, Randy Pitchford, with the misappropriation of the company's $12 million, as well as possession of pornographic material with minors. This situation looks dramatic.
Co-writer of Half-Life 2 episodes returns to Valve and other news from the world
Milosz Szubert, 07 January 2019, 11:36
In this set of world news we inform you about the amicable settlement of the Westworld dispute between Bethesda and Behavior Interactive with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the return of the Half-Life 2 episodes scriptwriter to Valve Software.
Actor sues Epic and 2K Games for stealing his dance
Frozen, 18 December 2018, 15:27
A court case is underway against Epic Games and 2K Games, relating the illegal use of the iconic Carlton dance.
The author of The Witcher books demands more money from CD Projekt RED
Mathias Zulpo, 04 October 2018, 00:32
Andrzej Sapkowski, the man who wrote The Witcher saga, demands $16 million from CD Projekt RED, the developer who created The Witcher gaming franchise - more than a decade after he peacefully sold the rights to the company.
Rockstar sued over GTA: Vice City character, Auntie Poulet
luckie, 02 August 2017, 14:51
A GTA: Vice City character, the fortune-teller Auntie Poulet, looks and speak too much like the TV psychic Miss Cleo, claims the latter's estate Psychic Readers Network. Rockstar disagrees.