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The Netherlands has declared some loot boxes as gambling

Last year's release of Star Wars Battlefront II seemed to be the straw that broke the camel's back. Not even a week after the game was on store shelves, a bunch of politicians were looking into whether or not the loot boxes contained within...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Squanchtendo is now Squanch Games

Squanchtendo, the VR development studio co-founded by Rick and Morty's Justin Roiland, is no more. The company will now be known as "Squanch Games."

 
 
 
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Nintendo releasing Google Home app 'Pikachu Talk'

Whilst Nintendo appear to be the masters of consistent trademark applications, one such legal declaration, filed earlier this month, looks like a pretty amusing piece of software.The trademark is for an app intended for use with Google Home...

 
 
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Blizzard China suing 'Overwatch clone' developers

It's been reported by Japanese website PC Watch that Blizzard Entertainment and its partner in the Orient, Netease, are suing the developers of mobile arena-shooter Heroes of Warfare, 4399, over claims that the Android/iOS title is a rip-of...

 
 
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Dear EA, bring back NCAA games already!

We all know what happened. EA Sports was churning out NCAA Football games until 2013 when after the final entry, NCAA Football '14, lawsuits regarding amateur players getting paid put the series on hiatus. The NCAA as well as several i...

 
 
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Firewatch developers issue DMCA takedowns against PewDiePie

Sean Vanaman, co-founder of studio Campo Santo, announced on Twitter today that the studio would be filing DMCA takedowns against YouTuber Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg. Shortly afterwards they followed up, with all footage of Firewatch on hi...

 
 
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Niantic is being sued by some Pokemon Go attendees

As you may have seen, Niantic had their hands full last weekend with their "Pokemon Go Fest" in Chicago, an event that brought thousands of players out to the city. The game buckled under the stress and basically didn't work for most of the...

 
 
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Blizzard shut down fan-run World of Warcraft server

A fan-created server, which intended to emulate WoW's popular 2007 Burning Crusade expansion pack, has been closed within hours of going live by Blizzard Entertainment.The server, a four year work-in-progress by creator Gummy52, was hoping ...

 
 
 
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Blizzard wins case against programmer for Overwatch cheats

Last year, Blizzard decided to take a German programmer by the name of Bossland to court for "copyright infringement." Its claim was that Bossland's cheat program, Watchover Tyrant, demonstrated unfair competition and was in violation of th...

 
 
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Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is suing Konami

Konami's next legal battle is coming from an unlikely source. Argentine soccer great (and brief national team coach) Diego Maradona will file suit against Konami for the unauthorized use of his likeness in Pro Evolution Soccer 2017. Maradon...

 
 
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Jim Sterling prevails in his lawsuit with Digital Homicide

[Disclosure: Jim Sterling is a former reviews editor at Destructoid.] Almost a year ago, we found out that Jim Sterling was being sued by indie developer James Romine on behalf of his studio Digital Homicide for damages in excess of $10.7 m...

 
 
 
 
 
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Five Ubisoft executives have been accused of insider trading

Some Ubisoft executives have found themselves in a precarious position after a French stock market regulation committee has accused them of insider trading. Now they're left to prove that they didn't offload company shares with knowledge th...

 
 
 




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On Air Fish

Amazon answers are a weird

 
Dr Mel

The dev of Everspace apparently spent 10,000 Euros for a streamer to promote the game who was a fucking moron according to the I probably did a better job when I posted a video for 0 lol

 
Chris Moyse

We got to the weekend I hope the weather is nice there and I hope you are happy, well and life is If not, I hope you can find a minute to reward yourself for the good you do, perhaps with a nice sandwich or some cake? Have fun and be safe x

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Bill Nye the Joycon Guy! (Not my joke, but still funny)

 
taterchimp

Do you know what I like the most?

 
Jinx 01

Decided I needed to ramp over the train in Forza Horizon 3 because duh its Kinda sad there was no acknowledgement from the game that Id done Lame :( Hope FH4 makes it out this The one series Ill brave MSs awful Windows Store to

 
arvilabgames

Hello pancakes! I want to make a selection of famous art works with different VR In which games can play Mona Lisa, David Michelangelo, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Van Gogh, dude from the picture The Scream by Munch and Venus by Botticelli?

 
arvilabgames

Hello pancakes! I want to make a selection of famous art works with different VR which games can play Mona Lisa, David Michelangelo, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Van Gogh, dude from the picture The Scream by Munch and Venus by Botticelli?

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I havent checked out Yetee in a while, and today I find Im not gonna lie - I love Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives!

 
 

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