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Jury to decide whether Valve owns DOTA

Two games studios challenge the company's ownership to DOTA

By Christopher Dring

UKIE warns UK Conservative Party over immigration policy

But Dr Jo Twist welcomes 'commitments to support the UK games and wider creative industries'

By Christopher Dring

UKIE lays out new policy manifesto

With an election on the way, UK trade group tells government what the industry needs to succeed in a post-Brexit world

By Brendan Sinclair

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

TIGA: UK games industry employment could be improved by 40% by 2022

Trade body's latest manifesto calls for next government to allow recruitment from EU and expand on games tax relief

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

Palmer Luckey funds Trump through Chrono Trigger shell companies

Oculus co-founder continues his support for US President, despite controversy over involvement with "shitposting" group

By James Batchelor

Podcast: Death threats, Brexit and football, with Miles Jacobson

New episode available to download now, Football Manager dev tells us why his job is to predict the future

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

Blizzard awarded $8.6m in Bossland lawsuit

German cheatbot company failed to appear in court, ordered to halt sale of Blizzard related products in the US

By Matthew Handrahan

What game creators need to know about protecting their brands

Law firm Lewis Silkin dissects a recent kart racing suit filed by Nintendo and offers advice for game companies

By Oliver Watson and Oliver Fairhurst

Australian senator urges censors to "leave gamers alone"

Denying Outlast 2 a certificate sends a message of "censorship, disapproval and discouragement"

By Matthew Handrahan

The sorry saga of the crowdfunded Sinclair Vega+ console

Dan Whitehead looks at a campaign 6 months behind schedule

By Dan Whitehead

Unlicensed eSports gambling sites are "parasites feeding off popular video games"

UK Gambling Commission's official paper gets tough on rise of skin gambling in eSports

By Matthew Handrahan

Outlast 2 refused classification in Australia

The demo to Red Barrels' sequel was granted R18+ certificate, but the full game will not be released in its submitted form

Oculus VR breach of contract suit dismissed

Total Recall Technologies' charges against Palmer Luckey thrown out by Californian court

By Matthew Handrahan

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