Entries in 'legal' (48)
A US law firm is investigating the possibility of suing EA over the technical problems that have beset the launch of Battlefield 4.
Coordinates set for consumer backlash disaster!
Minecraft developer Mojang has been served a cease and desist letter from US mini golf chain Putt-Putt regarding user-created levels using the likeness of the company’s courses.
A bill has been introduced to congress that would make ESRB ratings mandatory for video games.
Activision and No Doubt have settled out of court over the band’s lawsuit against the publisher.
A recent change to Steam’s terms and conditions could face legal action from a German consumer rights group.
July 30th is the day that the full-blooded new PEGI age ratings system for video games will go live in the UK.
Publisher’s hopes of illegalising the sale of pre-owned software have been dashed after the European Court of Justice ruled that the practice is legitimate.
It's often hard to distinguish between fact and faction. But luckily sometimes companies make it far easier for us to tell.
The $8m lawsuit against Def Jam Rapstar producer 4mm Games has left the firm “starved for money” and its fate uncertain.
Record label EMI is suing the developers of music game Def Jam Rapstar in an $8m lawsuit for allegedly not obtaining song rights.
Two American gamers who were the lucky winners of EA’s Mass Effect 3: Space Edition contest have found themselves in a spot of legal bother.
Industry trade body UKIE will publish a report next week outlining how to make crowd funding legal for UK games firms.
Online games publisher NCsoft has filed a lawsuit against the developer of MMO game Tera in a bid to block its launch in the US.
The names of nine publishers have been released in conjunction with claims that a fresh spate of anti-piracy lawsuits has emerged across Europe.
Microsoft and accessory manufacturer Datel have settled their Xbox 360 patent infringement and antitrust cases against each other.
Longstanding publisher Atari has effectively confirmed that it has taken action to block iOS games that apparently infringe on copyright.
Black Powder Media, the producer of iOS title Vector Tanks 3, has claimed that Atari has issued a number of copyright infringement claims against games that resemble anything from Atari’s ...
The Quebec Court of Appeal has overturned a Ubisoft injunction against THQ which sought to block the latter from soliciting staff from the French publisher.
Social games giant Zynga has ended its legal action on Brazilian games firm Vostu for alleged copyright infringement.
A Californian court has blocked Ubisoft’s request for a temporary restraining order on Get Up and Dance.
A judge in the US has denied Apple's move to block the sale of a range of Samsung Android devices in the ongoing patent infringement dispute.
A controversial new clause in the terms of service for PlayStation Network users arose as a result of a recent US court ruling in favour of AT&T, the platform holder ...
Viacom is taking ex-shareholders of Rock Band developer Harmonix to court, following a lawsuit filed against the firm itself last year.
The wake of this year’s PSN meltdown still continues to ripple.