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

Nvidia and Samsung settle all existing patent litigation

Legal back-and-forth started with an Nvidia lawsuit in 2014, settlement arrived hours before final hearing

By Matthew Handrahan

FTC strikes a blow against Amazon in IAP lawsuit

US judge calls out, "millions of dollars billed to Amazon customers without a mechanism for consent"

By Matthew Handrahan

1666: Amsterdam legal battle ends

Patrice Désilets to obtain rights to 1666 Amsterdam from Ubisoft

By Rachel Weber

ESL cuts ties with YouPorn sponsored eSports team

Regional laws against advertising pornography cited, ESL turned down Team YP's offer to rebrand

By Matthew Handrahan

Rockstar: Benzies' claims "downright bizarre"

Representative for the GTA studio speaks out, notes that Benzies exhibited "significant performance and conduct issues"

By James Brightman

Grand Theft Auto devs planned to leave Take-Two

Leslie Benzies lawsuit says he and the Houser brothers set up an independent company that would still work on publisher's IP

By Brendan Sinclair

Leslie Benzies suing Rockstar over $150 million

Key GTA developer accuses publisher, Houser brothers of forcing him from company, withholding royalties [UPDATE: Benzies owed nothing, says TTWO]

By Brendan Sinclair

Blizzard issues cease and desist to private WoW server

Legacy Nostalrius server violates usage policy says publisher

By Dan Pearson

Valve misled Australian consumers, says court

Valve found to be in violation of Australian consumer law because Steam didn't have a refund policy

By James Brightman

Supreme Court rejects EA defense in Madden suit

Lawsuit brought by former pros used in games without permission can now proceed as publisher faces familiar setback

By Brendan Sinclair

SEC brings fraud charges for 38 Studios collapse

Wells Fargo Securities and Rhode Island state agency accused of defrauding investors in loan for Kingdoms of Amalur developer

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo fights off patent suit appeal

Another Wiimote suit bites the dust, and Nintendo calls for reform once again

By Matthew Handrahan

EA abandons "ghost" trademark application

Ubisoft's objected due to the existence of its Ghost Recon franchise

By Matthew Handrahan

Disgraced politician Leland Yee gets five years in prison

"Haunted" former senator who crusaded against the games industry found guilty of corruption

By Matthew Handrahan

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