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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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Uh, those logos look awfully familiar, UCLA School of Law

Listen, I'm no attorney. I don't have a J.D. and I haven't passed the bar. But, I have played entirely too much Rock Band in my life -- enough to recognize four distinct logos. That's why, not-attorney as I may be, it doesn't seem righ...

 
 
 
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Amazon's new game engine has a 'zombie clause'

Normally, the Amazon Web Services Terms of Service is an interminable slog of legalese and jargon, a veritable Dagobah-esque mire only decipherable by super ambitious law-school kids. And with the addition of Amazon's new Lumberyard game en...

 
 
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Tattoo studio sues Take-Two Interactive for $1,144,000

A tattoo studio is suing NBA 2K16 publisher Take-Two Interactive for $1,144,000. According to Hollywood Reporter (via Eurogamer), Solid Oak Sketches filed a copyright on Monday for the tattoos of eight different NBAers - including LeBr...

 
 
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Ubisoft and EA clash over 'Ghost' trademark

Publishers Ubisoft and Electronic Arts are primed to go to war over the word "ghost." The former filed a Notice of Opposition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office this Friday, disputing a pair of trademark applications EA file...

 
 
 
 
 
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Man sues Bethesda over Fallout 4 addiction

Move over, Florida Man, we're getting intentional weirdos. According to the Russian-government-owned news publication RT, a Siberian man is suing Bethesda and its Russian localization crew over his addiction to Fallout 4, which cost him his...

 
 




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Electric Reaper

As stupid as the idea regulating bags of Skittles is, its not entirely out Companies have produced containers of candy with only one flavor inside, such as strawberry Twizzlers or watermelon Laffy That said, loot boxes are still

 
Kerrik52

The hour is early and Im taking the day Before me lies 3 unfinished Falcom games, loads of videos, a review that needs to be written, Symphogear fanart to save and some other I SHALL

 
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Why is it that people might talk about Yang Xiao Longs boobs or gauntlets, but never her wonderfully fluffy hair?

 
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Man, I played Civilization V for the first time a few days ago, and Ive already wasted 25 hours over multiple I had no idea it would so Mostly because Germany kept attacking Fuck you,

 
 

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