Entries in 'ruling' (11)

ASA rules against Activision's Modern Warfare 3 ad

ASA rules against Activision's Modern Warfare 3 ad

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld two complaints levelled against on of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ads.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2012 at 1:25PM in News
Confusion over European second-hand download ruling

Confusion over European second-hand download ruling

Digital download retailers have called in the lawyers following a shock EU decision that could legitimise second-hand sales in the download space.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2012 at 12:54PM in News
Valve has "no plans to change" despite Euro ruling

Valve has "no plans to change" despite Euro ruling

Steam will not introduce any functionality to allow gamers to sell on products they buy digitally, it has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2012 at 3:33PM in News
Legal concerns decimate DeNA and Gree share price

Legal concerns decimate DeNA and Gree share price

Japan's Consumer Affairs Agency has announced an investigation into how social games firms sell their microtransactions in Japan, causing shares in the country’s two major players to nosedive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2012 at 9:44AM in News

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ESA, ESRB welcome court victory

ESA, ESRB welcome court victory

Following the video games industry's key legal victory in the US yesterday, American trade body the ESA has celebrated the very important decision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 11:53AM in News
Games industry wins US court battle

Games industry wins US court battle

The American video games industry has today emerged victorious in its six-year battle with Californian authorities.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2011 at 4:47PM in News
PSJailbreak team dismiss Sony injunction

PSJailbreak team dismiss Sony injunction

The company behind the controversial PSJailbreak, a device that allows users to play homebrew and pirated code on PS3 for the first time, has asserted its position in the face ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2010 at 1:03PM in News
Courts strike modchip blow

Courts strike modchip blow

In a move that could prove an important milestone in the battle against console modding, the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Worcestershire-based modchip seller Christopher Gilham.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2009 at 4:09PM in News

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PEGI legal ruling is ‘still on track’

PEGI legal ruling is ‘still on track’

ELSPA has reassured the trade that the PEGI ratings system’s ascent to become law is still on track – despite the discovery that current age classification is  legally unenforceable.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2009 at 2:23PM in News
DIGITAL BRITAIN: The industry responds to PEGI ruling

DIGITAL BRITAIN: The industry responds to PEGI ruling

A number of the most senior figures in the UK video games industry have responded to the government’s move to grant PEGI the sole power of video games classification.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2009 at 5:54PM in News
Gibson fails in Guitar Hero lawsuit

Gibson fails in Guitar Hero lawsuit

Famed guitar maker Gibson has seen its lawsuit against Guitar Hero publisher Activision Blizzard thrown out of court after it ruled that Neversoft’s game does not infringe any existing patents.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2009 at 10:09AM in News