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Pixelmon Minecraft mod shut down

The Pokémon Company's intervention signals the end for the popular mod

By Matthew Handrahan

Tackling mobile's "game cloning" issue

Riot Games is trying to prevent League of Legends being ripped off by a cloning outfit, but is there more that store operators could do to protect creators?

By Rob Fahey

Riot Games suing Chinese developer behind League of Legends clone

Lawsuit is reportedly the third time Shanghai Moonton has infringed Riot's IP

By James Batchelor

GaymerX Foundation attains certified non-profit status

Some donations are now be tax deductible, next GaymerX event will be held in NYC this November

Dion sues ZeniMax over Fallout 4 ad

Singer-songwriter upset by hit song "The Wanderer" appearing in "repugnant" ad without proper consent

By Brendan Sinclair

Rockstar: GTA single-player mods are "generally" safe from legal action

Take-Two and Rockstar have agreed to focus on GTA Online mods, an updated version of OpenIV is now available

By Matthew Handrahan

Texas judge calls for an end to Oculus and ZeniMax's "big, hairy fight"

Injunction hearing started this week, with Zenimax asking for $500 million additional damages and a 20% cut of Oculus' revenue

By Matthew Handrahan

Take-Two pulls two GTA Online mods amidst OpenIV fallout

Force Hax and Menyoo withdrawn, but OpenIV's community is fighting back against cease-and-desist order

By Matthew Handrahan

Rockstar: Single-player Grand Theft Auto mods not under threat

Take-Two's takedown notice was due to specific problems with OpenIV "enabling malicious mods"

By Matthew Handrahan

Konami accused of blacklisting former employees - report

Publisher instructs other companies not to hire ex-staff, blocked Kojima Productions health insurance application

By Matthew Handrahan

Life is Strange lost a key actor due to SAG-AFTRA strike

Ashly Burch only served as a consultant for Chloe in three-part prequel Before the Storm

By Matthew Handrahan

CD Projekt Red faces extortion over Cyberpunk 2077

Witcher studio says it won't meet ransom demand to prevent release of early development documents

By Brendan Sinclair

Uzbekistan bans video games that 'threaten stability'

Games barred from sale include Grand Theft Auto and The Sims

By Christopher Dring

Jury to decide whether Valve owns DOTA

Two games studios challenge the company's ownership to DOTA

By Christopher Dring

UploadVR sued over sexual harassment allegations

Former social media director claims "unbearable" atmosphere for female employees, accuses rising VR company of wrongful dismissal

By Matthew Handrahan

ZeniMax extends legal pursuit to Samsung Gear VR

Former id Software employees John Carmack and Matt Hooper involved in fresh VR lawsuit

By Matthew Handrahan

Diego Maradona settles with Konami over likeness dispute

Update: As part of the settlement, the legendary player will sign a deal this month to promote Pro Evolution Soccer

By Brendan Sinclair

ZeniMax trademark forces indie to rename Prey for the Gods

“We could've fought this but we didn't want to spend our precious Kickstarter funds”

By James Batchelor

Nintendo issues unsurprising take down notice for fan-made Zelda

"Breath of the NES" developer publishes email from NoA attorney

By Dan Pearson

Nintendo Mii patent infringement case ends after 6 years

A US court has upheld Nintendo's 2015 victory in a patent infringement case with RecogniCorp over the its Mii characters

Two-year jail sentence for teen who hacked Xbox

Convict carried out more than 1.7m cyber attacks and enabled further crimes globally

By James Batchelor

Oculus wants a new trial in ZeniMax case

VR company says initial verdict was "tainted" and the $500 million damages "excessive"

By Matthew Handrahan

GameStop investigating security breach

Retailer looking into claims of stolen customer credit card data

By Brendan Sinclair

Microsoft bans and removes emulators from Windows Store

Updated policies blocks all games emulation across PC, mobile and Xbox

By James Batchelor

Gearbox severs ties with G2A over fraud backlash

[UPDATE]: Bulletstorm deal falls apart as reseller fails to comply with developer's ultimatum to change how it does business

By Matthew Handrahan

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