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Gamevice files lawsuit against Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is facing a new lawsuit over the design of the Switch. According to Engadget,accessory maker Gamevice has taken issue with the tablet-based console, alleging that it has violated a patent used in the company’s Wikipad device, a gaming-focused Android tablet. Gamevice is also arguing that the Switch and its …

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Halo, Destiny composer wins lawsuit against Bungie

Destiny composer and ex-Bungie employee Marty O’Donnell has come out on top in his lawsuit against his former company. O’Donnell initially won the suit over a year ago, but a new report from Venture Beat reveals Bungie’s appeals caused a final ruling to be delayed until just last week. Now, …

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Facebook and Oculus can’t stop Zenimax lawsuit from moving forward

Zenimax’s lawsuit against Oculus VR and its parent company Facebook will move forward, after separate motions to dismiss by the latter two firms were denied. Polygonreports Facebook’s motion to dismiss due to a number of errors” in Zenimax’s allegations was shut down by US District Court judge Jorge A. Solis. …

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Judge rules against EA shareholders’ Battlefield 4 class action suit

The lawsuit against Electronic Arts involving Battlefield 4’s poor launch and online performance directly affecting EA’s share price has suffered a setback, as a federal judge has ruled against the shareholders who filed the suit. According to Courthouse News, the suit also claimed senior executives at the publisher knew Battlefield …

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Capcom sues Koei Tecmo over patent infringements

Capcom is suing fellow Japanese publisher Koei Tecmo for patent infringements that allegedly involve 50 of the latter firm’s titles. Siliconera translates a report from Japanese publication Sankei, which claims Capcom is seeking around $9.43m in damages. The amount is equivalent to a license fee of around 10 per cent …

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Halo composer Marty O’Donnell settles case with Bungie – report

Marty O’Donnell has settled his case against Bungie for terminating the studio’s former composer without cause.” O’Donnell announced he had been terminated from Bungie without cause” back in April, and filed suit against the developer for unpaid benefits just last month. Bungie initially denied all allegations, but it now appears …

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Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout – report

Vivendi executives considered firing Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick during last year’s buyout deal, according to a new report. An exclusive on Bloomberg claims to have obtained multiple emails in which Vivendi’s board discussed the move to dismiss Kotick. The emails are part of a court filing from last month …

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Oculus: Zenimax suit a transparent attempt to take advantage of Facebook deal

Oculus VR has issued a legal statement denying Zenimax Media’s recent claims that former employee John Carmack developed key VR technology for Oculus prior to his resignation from id Software. Further, the statement asserts that Zenimax’s suit is nothing more than an obvious smoke and mirrors attempt to profit from …

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