Entries in 'lawsuit' (31)

Carmack strikes back in Oculus-Zenimax legal merry-go-round

Carmack strikes back in Oculus-Zenimax legal merry-go-round

Id Software co-founder and Oculus Rift co-designer John Carmack is suing ZeniMax for allegedly missing payments.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2017 at 10:34AM in News
Riot wins $10m lawsuit against League of Legends cheating service

Riot wins $10m lawsuit against League of Legends cheating service

A company that created and sold bots and scripts that allowed players to cheat at League of Legends has suffered a major defeat to developer Riot in the courts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
ZeniMax wants to block Oculus Rift sales

ZeniMax wants to block Oculus Rift sales

The ongoing feud between ZeniMax and Oculus is on the verge of getting even nastier. Documents filed with a Texas court last week ask that sales of the Oculus Rift ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2017 at 10:21AM in News
Digital Homicide's Jim Sterling lawsuit has been dismissed

Digital Homicide's Jim Sterling lawsuit has been dismissed

An attempt by PC developer Digital Homicide to sue games critic Jim Sterling has been thrown out of court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:10AM in News

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ZeniMax awarded $500m in Oculus lawsuit

ZeniMax awarded $500m in Oculus lawsuit

The ZeniMax vs Oculus trial is coming to an end as the jury awarded ZeniMax $500m (around £394m) after they found Oculus violated a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). ZeniMax initially asked ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 2nd 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Lawsuit settlement could open the door to Ecco the Dolphin reboot

Lawsuit settlement could open the door to Ecco the Dolphin reboot

16bit hit Ecco the Dolphin could be in line for a reappearance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2016 at 10:53AM in News
Former Crytek artist is crowdfunding a lawsuit

Former Crytek artist is crowdfunding a lawsuit

One of the workers left out of pocket by the recent troubles at developer Crytek has turned to GoFundMe to try and take the studio to court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
Developer kicked off Steam after pressuring Valve to reveal gamers' personal info

Developer kicked off Steam after pressuring Valve to reveal gamers' personal info

Digital Homicide might have committed digital suicide after going to war with Valve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2016 at 10:48AM in News

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Lindsay Lohan's Grand Theft Auto lawsuit thrown out of court

Lindsay Lohan's Grand Theft Auto lawsuit thrown out of court

Rockstar has prevailed in its legal battle with celebrity Lindsay Lohan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 9:19AM in News
BT is suing Valve

BT is suing Valve

A patent dispute has ended up with BT taking Steam owner Valve to court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2016 at 10:47AM in News
ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

Bethesda owner ZeniMax has amended its lawsuit with Oculus to include accusations of theft and deception.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:30AM in News
Nvidia settles GTX 970 marketing lawsuits

Nvidia settles GTX 970 marketing lawsuits

The GeForce 970 was not quite the card it was made out to be, and Nvidia has agreed to pay out as a result.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 12:22PM in News

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Blizzard takes Overwatch cheaters to court

Blizzard takes Overwatch cheaters to court

Blizzard has filed a lawsuit against German company Bossland, the creator of Watchover Tyrant, which is a cheating tool for Overwatch. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 6th 2016 at 2:49PM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved dev settles legal dispute with Dungeon Defenders studio

Ark: Survival Evolved dev settles legal dispute with Dungeon Defenders studio

Studio Wildcard has reached a settlement agreement with Dungeon Defenders dev Trendy Entertainment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 18th 2016 at 11:42AM in News
Rockstar says Benzies' claims are 'without merit' and 'bizarre'

Rockstar says Benzies' claims are 'without merit' and 'bizarre'

The shock legal battle between Rockstar Games and former director Leslie Benzies has quickly descended into a slanging match.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Valve loses Australian refund lawsuit

Valve loses Australian refund lawsuit

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ruled that Valve’s Steam service breached Australian consumer law.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2016 at 2:34PM in News

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Legal dispute could see Ark: Survival Evolved pulled from sale

Legal dispute could see Ark: Survival Evolved pulled from sale

An argument has erupted between two developers that could jeopardise successful Early Access title Ark: Survival Evolved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
Lohan given go-ahead in Take-Two lawsuit

Lohan given go-ahead in Take-Two lawsuit

Lindsay Lohan has won her fight to have Take-Two’s attempted dismissal of her lawsuit rejected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2016 at 1:51PM in News
Nintendo re-defends Wiimote patent lawsuit

Nintendo re-defends Wiimote patent lawsuit

Japanese platform holder Nintendo has found itself once again accused of infringing upon the patents held by tech firm UltimatePointer.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 3rd 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Xbox 360 disc scratching case makes it all the way to the US Supreme Court

Xbox 360 disc scratching case makes it all the way to the US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court will now decide whether Microsoft will face a class-action lawsuit over allegations that the Xbox 360 had a disc-scratching fault.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
Man suing Bethesda over Fallout 4 'addiction' after he loses wife and job

Man suing Bethesda over Fallout 4 'addiction' after he loses wife and job

A Siberian gamer who played Fallout 4 non-stop for three weeks is taking Bethesda to court, alleging that he became ‘addicted’ to the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2015 at 10:27AM in News
Glu sued, accused of stealing Kim Kardashian game idea

Glu sued, accused of stealing Kim Kardashian game idea

Just Games Interactive Entertainment has accused mobile games publisher Glu Mobile of stealing its idea for a Kim Kardashian game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2015 at 10:44AM in News
John Carpenter stopped potential CanalPlus Metal Gear Solid lawsuit

John Carpenter stopped potential CanalPlus Metal Gear Solid lawsuit

The many similarities between Escape from New York and Metal Gear Solid would have led to a lawsuit were it not for director John Carpenter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2015 at 12:45PM in News
Amazon sues over 1,000 fake reviewers

Amazon sues over 1,000 fake reviewers

US retail giant Amazon has issued a lawsuit against 1,114 people accused of posting fake product reviews on its website.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 19th 2015 at 9:05AM in News
Machine Zone and Kabam resolve legal dispute

Machine Zone and Kabam resolve legal dispute

Game of War company Machine Zone’s trade secret lawsuit against Star Wars: Rising developer Kabam has been settled.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 11th 2015 at 10:08AM in News