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Nintendo cracks down on fan-made games

DMCA takedown notice prompts closure of more than 500 projects on GameJolt

By Brendan Sinclair

BT sues Valve for "willful" patent infringement

Telecommunications company cites four patents in suit

By Rachel Weber

ZeniMax raises the stakes in Oculus VR lawsuit

Amended complaint makes direct accusations against John Carmack, questions Luckey's role in Rift's creation

By Matthew Handrahan

Property owners sue over Pokemon Go

Detroit-area couple says they don't feel safe as players loiter, trespass, harass home owners near in-game hotspots

By Brendan Sinclair

Riot sues League of Legends cheat-makers

Developer goes after hackers behind LeagueSharp subscription service "dedicated to destroying the LoL player experience"

By Brendan Sinclair

Hackers finally breach Denuvo's impenetrable defences

"Denuvo allowed 650,000 pirates to breach their servers for 3 days. And they call themselves the most secure company?"

By Matthew Handrahan

Pokemon Go legislation puts ESA in a tight spot

Will the industry side with sex offenders or risk legislators hobbling a new market just as it gets going?

By Brendan Sinclair

New York bills target Pokemon Go, sex offenders

Legislation would ban registered sex offenders from playing AR games, require AR devs to create item-free zones around their homes

By Brendan Sinclair

New York State bans sex offenders from any form of online gaming

Governor ask Niantic for help in creating a "safer environment" for players

By Dan Pearson

No criminal charges in 38 Studios collapse

Rhode Island says "no provable criminal violations" in Kingdoms of Amalur company's downfall, but civil litigation still outstanding

By Brendan Sinclair

Ghostbusters dev Fireforge files for Bankruptcy

Owes millions to part owner Tencent, according to filings

By Dan Pearson

Qualcomm settles class-action gender bias suit for $19.5 million

Chip-maker will now address imbalance within its ranks, implementing reforms to improve pay and opportunities for women

By Matthew Handrahan

Man arrested for threats against Blizzard

California man faces up to five years in jail after repeatedly suggesting he might "pay a visit" with an AK-47

By Brendan Sinclair

Valve warns 23 gambling sites as Twitch bans popular streamer

Steam platform holder gives sites 10 days to comply and Twitch has now banned its most popular CS:GO gambling streamer, Phantoml0rd

By James Brightman

Valve demands that gambling sites cease operations through Steam

"We have no business relationships with any of these sites. We have never received any revenue from them," says Valve's Erik Johnson

By James Brightman

Sony settling PS3 Other OS suit

Six-year court battle over removal of Linux installation option to end with payouts of up to $55 per affected owner

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch pledges to stamp out viewbot services

First lawsuit filed against sellers of bots that artificially inflate viewers, followers and chat activity

By Matthew Handrahan

Hello Games settles "secret stupid" legal dispute with Sky

Telecomms company's problem with the title of No Man's Sky took three years to resolve

By Matthew Handrahan

China tightens regulations around mobile games

Month-long process will root out undesirable content, adding yet more complexity to doing business in the world's most populous country

By Matthew Handrahan

Former Valve employee alleges she was fired for being transgender

Plaintiff says Valve referred to her as "it" - she's seeking $3.1 million in damages

By James Brightman

Minecraft videos based on Super Mario DLC hit with copyright claims

4J Studios' official Wii U add-on was supposed to be exempt from Nintendo's insistence on taking a cut of YouTubers' revenue

By Matthew Handrahan

inXile legal challenge forces indie dev to rebrand game

The Alien Wasteland now called Action Alien following cease and desist letter over "Wasteland" trademark

By Matthew Handrahan

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