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Ubisoft says AMF claims "unjustified, unfounded and illegal"

UPDATE: Ubisoft has decided to appeal the French AMF's decision to sanction its team members

By James Batchelor

China forces devs to reveal loot box drop rates in game

Players must be aware of the percentages behind random prizes, says new law

By Dan Pearson

DoomRL creator says ZeniMax threatened legal action

Creator of Doom-inspired rogue-like told to remove trademark-infringing content from site

By Brendan Sinclair

Nolan North: "Their performance matters more than mine"

Veteran performer praises Naughty Dog's developers at the Game Awards, contradicting SAG-AFTRA's strike position

By Matthew Handrahan

tinyBuild accuses N-Dream, iLogos of ripping off SpeedRunners

In responses to takedown request N-Dream appears to blame iLogos, the studio it allegedly contracted for Runorama

By James Batchelor

FIFA coin hacker convicted of wire fraud

California man found guilty of defrauding EA of $16 million for hack that amassed huge amount of in-game currency

Amazon ordered to issue refunds for children's IAP

The e-tailer will set up a year-long process to reimburse parents for in-app purchases their children made without permission

By James Brightman

Targeted companies call for SAG-AFTRA voice actors strike to end

Website shows counter-proposals firms believe satisfies union's demands, claims members were not informed

By James Batchelor

SAG-AFTRA strike draws more than 250 to EA offices

"We are willing to stay out as long as it takes." union says, with more actions against target companies promised

By Matthew Handrahan

Peak Games suing Hasbro for game cloning

Turkish developer claims new My Little Pony title is derived from its own Toy Blast

By James Batchelor

"This is a war on the middle class"

Prominent VO artist Jennifer Hale says SAG-AFTRA strike is against "giant corporations" rather than "new and smaller developers"

By Matthew Handrahan

SAG-AFTRA now on strike against EA, Activision, Warner Bros., more

Final negotiations stalled on pay, picket line will form outside EA's offices on Monday October 24

By Matthew Handrahan

Valve pushes back against Washington State skin gambling claims

"As we have explained on multiple occasions, Valve is not engaged in gambling or the promotion of gambling, and we do not 'facilitate gambling'"

By Matthew Handrahan

Game companies say SAG-AFTRA strike would harm its own members

Law firm representing the industry says the union's members work on less than 25% of games made

By Matthew Handrahan

Voice actors' guild sets October 21 strike date

Should final attempt at a resolution fail, SAG-AFTRA members will stop work on all games that started production after Feb. 17, 2015

By Matthew Handrahan

CCP cracking down on EVE Online gambling sites

CCP has updated its EULA to stress its anti-gambling policy and has issued account suspensions

By James Brightman

Valve threatened by Washington State Gambling Commission

CS:GO skins controversy continues for the Steam platform holder

By James Brightman

Digital Homicide owner cancels lawsuit against Steam users

Cites lack of funds in termination filing after "business was destroyed completely"

By Dan Pearson

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - what next for the games industry?

Charles Maurice of Stevens & Bolton LLP summarises your responsibilities

By Charles Maurice

Iceland rejected EA's $15k offer for FIFA 17 national team rights

"They are the ones buying these rights and they almost want it for free"

By Matthew Handrahan

Ex-38 Studios execs to settle suit for $2.5 million

Curt Schilling, three others admit no wrongdoing in proposed end to Rhode Island lawsuit; money would come from insurance

By Brendan Sinclair

Steam pulls Digital Homicide games following fan lawsuit

Indie studio alleged harassment in $18m lawsuit against Steam users, now considering legal action against Valve for its response

By Matthew Handrahan

YouTubers charged in UK's first video game gambling case

UK Gambling Commission prosecuting two FIFA streamers for promoting gambling

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo makes progress on conflict minerals sourcing

72% of smelters and refiners in Mario maker's supply chain certified as not funding crimes against humanity

By Brendan Sinclair

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