Entries in 'copyright' (9)

Nintendo takes down NES artbook Kickstarter campaign

Nintendo takes down NES artbook Kickstarter campaign

Platform holder Nintendo has shut down a Kickstarter campaign, claiming it made an “unauthorised use of Nintendo's copyrights.” 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 1st 2016 at 11:32AM in News
Game mechanics cannot be protected by copyright

Game mechanics cannot be protected by copyright

Developers are going to find it increasingly more difficult to protect their game mechanics under copyright law following a ruling from a Texas court judge.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 1st 2016 at 4:08PM in News

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EA copyright claim forces fan-made Trump Mass Effect spoof offline

EA copyright claim forces fan-made Trump Mass Effect spoof offline

A pro-Donald Trump campaign video modelled around the trailer for EA’s Mass Effect 2 has been forced offline by the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Pixels film copyright claims hit indie videos

Pixels film copyright claims hit indie videos

An anti-piracy group acting on behalf of Columbia Pictures has hit video hosting site Vimeo with a slew of copyright takedowns to prevent piracy of its Adam Sandler summer film, ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 10th 2015 at 12:47PM in News
HBO accuses Periscope of 'mass copyright infringement'

HBO accuses Periscope of 'mass copyright infringement'

Twitter-owned live video streaming app Periscope has been targeted by HBO following the weekend’s premiere of Game of Thrones series five.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 2:14PM in News
Nintendo issues takedown demand for student Super Mario 64 HD project

Nintendo issues takedown demand for student Super Mario 64 HD project

A recreation of the first level from Super Mario 64 made with the Unity engine must be removed from the internet, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 1:03PM in News

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Atari 'surprised and dismayed' by similarities between TxK and Tempest

Atari 'surprised and dismayed' by similarities between TxK and Tempest

The company currently using the name ‘Atari’ has said that it is perfectly justified to pursue Jeff Minter over the similarities between his game TxK and retro classic Tempest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 9:13AM in News