Entries in 'lawsuit' (65)

Now 3D Realms reckons it still owns the Duke Nukem license

Now 3D Realms reckons it still owns the Duke Nukem license

The farcical legal fracas between 3D Realms and Gearbox has taken another twist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Silicon Knights' appeal dismissed in Epic case

Silicon Knights' appeal dismissed in Epic case

The United States Court of Appeal has ruled against Silicon Knights' appeal of a lower court decision which awarded a total of $9.2m in damages and legal fees to Epic ...

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 13th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
Lawsuit looms over Battlefield 4 launch struggles

Lawsuit looms over Battlefield 4 launch struggles

A US law firm is investigating the possibility of suing EA over the technical problems that have beset the launch of Battlefield 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 9:48AM in News
EA pondered THQ acquisition, is now being sued over UFC deal

EA pondered THQ acquisition, is now being sued over UFC deal

Ill-fated publisher THQ was once the target for a possible acquisition at the hands of EA, court documents have revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 1:16PM in News

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Activision Blizzard to appeal for Vivendi split next month

Activision Blizzard to appeal for Vivendi split next month

Call of Duty publisher Activision will attempt to overturn a court decision that has prevented it from buying out its current owner Vivendi.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 25th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
3D Realms withdraws Gearbox lawsuit

3D Realms withdraws Gearbox lawsuit

3D Realms's lawsuit against Duke Nukem Forever co-developer Gearbox ended today when the company voluntarily withdrew its complaint. 

by Seth Tipps
on Sep 16th 2013 at 12:36PM in News
Sega says Aliens lawsuit is "without merit"; Gearbox ups ante saying it's "beyond meritless"

Sega says Aliens lawsuit is "without merit"; Gearbox ups ante saying it's "beyond meritless"

Both publisher Sega and developer Gearbox have rubbished a lawsuit filed against the pair regarding Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2013 at 9:01AM in News
Launch day Aliens: Colonial Marines buyers could receive a refund

Launch day Aliens: Colonial Marines buyers could receive a refund

A consumer is taking Sega and Gearbox to court over claims that the pair mislead the buying public.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2013 at 2:23PM in News

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Nintendo taken to court for 3D patent infringement

Nintendo taken to court for 3D patent infringement

Nintendo is being sued by Inventor Seijiro Tomita over the 3D technology in the corporation's 3DS hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 28th 2013 at 7:45AM in News
The Pirate Bay suing rival for copyright infringement

The Pirate Bay suing rival for copyright infringement

Yes, you read the headline correctly – The Pirate Bay has threatened to sue a rival website over an alleged case of copyright infringement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2013 at 2:35PM in News
Tattoo artist suing THQ over UFC Undisputed

Tattoo artist suing THQ over UFC Undisputed

A lion tattoo on the ribcage of UFC fighter Carlos Condit has landed THQ in some unwelcome legal hot water.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 1:36PM in News
Judge dismisses Beyonce's attempt to throw out $100m dance game lawsuit

Judge dismisses Beyonce's attempt to throw out $100m dance game lawsuit

Beyonce Knowles WILL have to go to court to face a $100m lawsuit from developer Gate Five.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2012 at 11:31AM in News

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Californian judge rejects PSN hack lawsuit

Californian judge rejects PSN hack lawsuit

Sony has been cleared of multiple charges levelled at the firm regarding last year’s headline-hitting PSN hack.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2012 at 1:34PM in News
Bridgestone denies Kevin Butler complaints

Bridgestone denies Kevin Butler complaints

Kevin Butler did not appear in the Bridgestone Tires ad at the centre of Sony’s new lawsuit, the tire company has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2012 at 10:50AM in News
Zynga responds to EA lawsuit with a counter claim of its own

Zynga responds to EA lawsuit with a counter claim of its own

Over a month after EA filed its copyright lawsuit against Zynga, the social gaming giant has responded with a suit of its own.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2012 at 9:15AM in News
Valve alters Steam T&Cs to counter lawsuit threat

Valve alters Steam T&Cs to counter lawsuit threat

An alteration has been added the Steam’s terms and conditions that Valve hopes will help combat the threat of consumer lawsuits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2012 at 9:12AM in News

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EA settles NFL lawsuit, retains licence though loses NCAA

EA settles NFL lawsuit, retains licence though loses NCAA

The Madden NFL series has survived a fierce legal dispute between EA and the NFL.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 1:20PM in News
THQ landed with second uDraw lawsuit

THQ landed with second uDraw lawsuit

The commercial failure of uDraw has seen a second lawsuit levelled at THQ.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2012 at 9:11AM in News
Epic wins Unreal lawsuit against Silicon Knights

Epic wins Unreal lawsuit against Silicon Knights

Unreal developer Epic Games has been awarded damages of $4.45m as it defeated a lawsuit from Silicon Knights.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 31st 2012 at 10:33AM in News
REPORT: Acti considered "fake fire drill" to hack Infinity Ward PCs

REPORT: Acti considered "fake fire drill" to hack Infinity Ward PCs

Bobby Kotick, the CEO of Activision, personally ordered the hacking of computers belonging to former Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Jason Zampella, court documents allege.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2012 at 1:12PM in News
Activision pays $42m to Infinity Ward devs

Activision pays $42m to Infinity Ward devs

Publishing giant Activision has paid a portion of its employees $42 million in long-delayed royalty payments for Modern Warfare 2, as part of a wider lawsuit between the company and ...

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on May 15th 2012 at 10:35AM in News
Def Jam Rapstar dev sued for $8m

Def Jam Rapstar dev sued for $8m

Record label EMI is suing the developers of music game Def Jam Rapstar in an $8m lawsuit for allegedly not obtaining song rights.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 30th 2012 at 10:05AM in News
California foots hefty bill for Arnie's anti-games lawsuit

California foots hefty bill for Arnie's anti-games lawsuit

California was forced to pick up the legal fees for a Supreme court case regarding legislation to fine retailers for selling minors games deemed violent.

by Seth Tipps
on Feb 24th 2012 at 9:42AM in News
Mojang wins Bethesda injunction in Scrolls case

Mojang wins Bethesda injunction in Scrolls case

Mojang Specifications has won an interim injunction in its court battle with Bethesda over its upcoming title Scrolls.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 18th 2011 at 1:42PM in News
O-Games files lawsuit against Ubisoft

O-Games files lawsuit against Ubisoft

OG International has filed a legal complaint against Ubisoft arguing its dancing game does not infringe copyright on Ubi's Just Dance.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 12th 2011 at 3:53PM in News