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EA has stopped selling FIFA loot boxes in Belgium

Last year, the Netherlands declared that loot boxes in video games were a form of gambling. Any product containing them would be prohibited from sale without a proper license. Seemingly ready for a court battle, EA went about continuing to ...

 
 
 
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Japan bans graymarket key reselling

Japan is cracking down on unauthorized key reselling, a practice that's usually differentiated from common theft by nothing more than technicalities and semantics. In revising its Unfair Competition Protection Act, Japan has outlawed three ...

 
 
 
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Norway is taking Nintendo to court over an eShop policy

The German Consumer Protection Authority (VZBV) will be taking legal action against Nintendo for its harsh eShop "no refund" policy. Currently, users that buy items from the Nintendo eShop will not be able to request a refund for any reason...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Nintendo issues lawsuits to several ROM websites

Nintendo has recently filed lawsuits against two popular ROM websites. LoveRETRO and LoveROMs are under legal pressure to remove all Nintendo titles from its servers and pay statutory damages of around $150,000 per Nintendo title along with...

 
 
 
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Konami nearly let a PC remake of PT slip through

We nearly got PT on PC. At the eleventh hour, Konami swooped in and canned it. C'est la vie. Qimsar, a 17-year-old student, had been working on a "100 percent playable and 100 percent game accurate" remake of PT. He almost finished. Ju...

 
 
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PUBG Corp is dropping its lawsuit against Epic Games

Around a month ago, PUBG Corp (makers of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) filed for a lawsuit against Epic Games (makers of Fortnite) on the grounds of copyright infringement. This was just another part of a long going feud that PUBG Corp had...

 
 
 
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Telltale Games is being sued by co-founder Kevin Bruner

More bad news has been unearthed concerning strained developer Telltale Games, well known for their episodic adventure titles such as The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us.Kevin Bruner, former CEO and co-founder of the Californian company,...

 
 
 
 
 
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Sony update warranty terms in wake of FTC ruling

The FTC reported last month that they had found "Warranty void if removed" stickers, which have been used for an age to prevent consumers tampering with their electrical goods, to actually be a violation of law, specifically the Magnuson-Mo...

 
 
 
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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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