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1 Sony agrees to $15m of reparations for PSN hack

Yesterday Affected users to receive games, themes or subs

17 New UK anti-piracy scheme issues four warnings then...nothing

3 days ago Voluntary Copyright Alert Programme to slap wrists of IP thieves

4 Bungie pays Halo composer $95k over dismissal

3 days ago Marty O'Donnell compensated for unpaid work, vacation and damages

5 Vivendi considered firing Kotick

9 days ago Emails show Activision CEO was willing to quit or be fired over his insistence on being part of any purchasing group for Call of Duty publisher

6 Former dictator Manuel Noriega is suing Activision

9 days ago Military ruler of Panama and convicted criminal wants damages for negative portrayal in Black Ops II

12 FTC suing Amazon over children's in-app purchases

14 days ago US govt body seeks full refunds for all affected customers

16 Lindsay Lohan files suit over GTA V allegedly using her likeness

22 days ago Actress claims that Rockstar based the character Lacey Jonas on her likeness without permission

2 Ubisoft wins Uplay DRM patent suit

24 days ago Publisher proclaims victory against patent troll in case where Valve, EA, and Zynga all settled

9 Oculus: Zenimax seeking to correct a "massive missed opportunity"

30 days ago VR firm has filed an official response to Zenimax's lawsuit, noting that it's a "transparent attempt" to take advantage of sale to Facebook

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3 Net neutrality the biggest issue facing games - Lanning

30 days ago Oddworld creator worries gaming community won't shake political apathy until it hits their bottom line

3 Nintendo loses UK patent ruling to Philips

A month ago Update: Nintendo UK issues official response

Nintendo wins another patent battle over Wii controls

A month ago A federal appeals court confirmed a victory against Triton Tech, which alleged Nintendo had infringed its patent

1 Former Halo music composer files suit against Bungie

A month ago Marty O'Donnell accuses studio and its boss Harold Ryan of failing to pay him for vacation time and other benefits

1 NCAA athletes could get thousands each from EA settlement

A month ago Agreement would see ex-players given $951 per year they were featured in EA Sports games

2 Pirate Bay co-founder arrested in Sweden

A month ago Peter Sunde re-apprehended after 2 years on the lam

1 Former CEO of Atlus parent arrested for fraud

A month ago Management of Index Corporation under investigation for manipulating financial records

8 Oculus, Palmer Luckey sued by Zenimax

2 months ago Zenimax and id Software allege that Oculus stole trade secrets relating to virtual reality tech

1 Nintendo wins DS patent case

2 months ago Judge tosses case after USPTO cancels plaintiff's patent claims; charges against Sony not dismissed yet

3 Oculus "disappointed, but not surprised" by Zenimax claims

2 months ago VR headset-maker says id Software canned VR support for Doom 3 BFG when it was denied equity stake in upstart company

3 Massachusetts town lifts arcade game ban

2 months ago Marshfield residents vote to do away with limitations on coin-op games after 32 years

38 Studios debt starts to hit Rhode Island coffers

2 months ago $2.4 million due to be paid from general fund as state continues to explore financial, reputational impact of defaulting

14 ZeniMax claims Oculus uses its IP

2 months ago UPDATE: John Carmack reveals lines of ZeniMax code used in Oculus: "Zero"

FTC OKs Facebook purchase of Oculus

3 months ago US trade regulator grants approval for $2 billion acquisition to proceed

4 King resolves trademark disputes

3 months ago CandySwipe, Banner Saga devs reach agreements in separate issues with Candy Crush Saga creator

5 3D Realms responds to Gearbox suit

3 months ago Developer claims it still owns Duke Nukem trademark and right to produce new Duke Nukem game

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