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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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Overwatch players may have a case in summer Loot Box snafu

A few days ago, we reported on how Blizzard was caught changing the description of its microtransaction Loot Box system in Overwatch. Turns out, one Battle.net user actually inquired about the legality of the swapped terms. The result doesn...

 
 
 
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No criminal charges to be filed in 38 Studios case

No charges will be filed against Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning company 38 Studios or former Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation officials, the state's Attorney General Peter Kilman and State Police Colonel Steven O'Donnel announce...

 
 
 
 
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Ex-employee sues Valve for $3.1m in damages

[Update: In November 2017, this case went to a jury trial in Western Washington District Court. The jury returned a verdict finding a) the Plaintiff was not a Valve employee in January 2016 and b) that no discrimination occurred. As su...

 
 
 
 
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Ubisoft's canceled 1666 resurfaces as trademark

Patrice Désilets was the creative director of Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft's cash cow from which all its games seem to be modeled (endlessly reproducable open-world systems from now until end, amen). He left the company in 2010 and went...

 
 
 
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We've spent $500M on GTA Online microtransactions

Rockstar has generated over half a billion - yes, billion - dollars through microtransactions on Grand Theft Auto Online. The news was revealed as part of ex-Rockstar North’s president Leslie Benzie’s $150m lawsuit against ...

 
 
 




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CaimDark Reloaded

Some of you may recall my panicked PS4 post a few days Today I turned it on and it said the database was It seems to have resolved itself with a simple reboot, but it looks like my console isnt long for this

 
Tohsaka

Bloodstained team sent out surveys to the backers just I like how they

 
cockaroach

Just saw The debate

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

For the next few days Im on an odd schedule where Im on one day and off the Then starting Monday Im on until Saturday, like a normal work

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

For the next few days Im on an odd schedule where Im on one day and off the Then starting Monday Im on until Saturday, like a normal work

 
norpop

I hate Anime Right now in the UK i can watch Steins;Gate 0 on Crunchy Roll but i cant watch Steins How does that make any I know theres stuff that probably makes it make sense but still it can be kind of

 
SpielerDad

So I’m in a bit of a I just need to make a decision that will affect my entire professional This calls for only one

 
Flegma

Im curious how many people playing and liking Streets of Rage 2 dont know that if they press up + jump when theyre airborne when an enemy has thrown them, they can land on their feet and not take damage from the

 
Boxed Swine

Everybody talking about Bhad Bhabie (Cash Me Outside girl) but nobody gonna mention this artist?

 
Forsaken Knight

So I’ve tried to follow around 10 people on here, and it gives me the message saying it succeeded, but they never show I’ve even tried manually typing in user Says it worked and to wait a while for it to show, but I’m still at zero people

 
 

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