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WESA releases details on its arbitration court

WESA has released the rules and guidelines of its arbitration court, in preparation for it to actually start functioning.  The WESA arbitration court is designed to help solve disputes in the world of eSports, we knew that the court would see the two parties plead their case before thee independent …

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Killzone: Shadow Fall’s graphics land Sony in court

A Californian man is suing Sony over allegations that the company mislead the public over Killzone: Shadow Fall’s graphics. Polygon reports that Douglas Ladore is annoyed and/or senses a possible money-making opportunity over the fact that while advertised as running in 1080p, when in multiplayer the game actually outputs at …

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UPDATE: GAME loses landmark landlords court case

Retailer GAME has lost its landmark legal battle against a consortium of landlords. Retail Week reports that courts have ruled that Game Retail is liable to missed rent payments incurred during its period of administration 2012. It will now be forced to pay back 3m – a sum the chain …

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Landlords consortium taking GAME to court

GAME is being taken to the Court of Appeal by a number of the country’s largest property companies. The Telegraph reports that a consortium of landlords including Land Securities, Hammerson and British Land are making claims on missed rent payments incurred around the time of GAME’s descent into administration in …

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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. The $8.2bn move, which was announced back in July, was blocked by a Delaware court lawsuit last week. Now the Delaware Supreme Court has said it will …

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Steam to be taken to court over pre-owned later this year

The Federation of German Consumer Organisations hopes to have Steam in court by the end of the year. The body is challenging Steam’s refusal to alter its terms of service following last year’s ruling from the European Court of Justice that European consumers should have the right to re-sell their …

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Viacom ordered to pay Harmonix $300m for Rock Band bonuses

Viacom has been ordered to pay a $299 million to Harmonix shareholders in a court battle that is now in its third year. The Delaware Supreme Court has upheld two previous judgments claiming that Viacom avoided paying out hundreds of millions in bonuses to stockholders. Under the terms of the …

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EA and Zynga settle TheVille dispute out of court

The legal tussle between EA and Zynga appears to be over. EA had launched a legal assault on Zynga over casual game TheVille, which it argued borrowed heavily from its own The Sims 3. Zynga, in retaliation, launched its own lawsuit against EA alleging that EA CEO John Riccitiello had …

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