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Australian political party promises $4m games development fund

The Greens plans to "level up Western Australia" after this week's state election

By James Batchelor

John Carmack sues ZeniMax for $22.5m from id Software deal

Oculus CTO alleges "sour grapes" as ZeniMax refuses to pay due to the findings of its Oculus VR lawsuit

By Matthew Handrahan

Games Industry Law Summit sets legal challenge

Submit your brief to win cash, tickets and bragging rights

China will ban new Korean games from being published - report

Controversial THAAD missile system has sparked a crackdown on Korean products of many kinds

By Matthew Handrahan

UK Industry braces for Brexit impact, with 40% considering relocation

UKIE study finds British studios primarily concerned over access to talent

By Dan Pearson

Nintendo claims victory in Canadian case over mods

3DS maker lauds $12.76 million judgment against Waterloo-based distributor of mod chips and flash carts

By Brendan Sinclair

Riot Games wins $10 million in LeagueSharp suit

League of Legends cheat service is now under Riot's control

By Matthew Handrahan

Ghost Recon lands Ubisoft in trouble with Bolivian government

Wildlands sparks diplomatic incident over depiction of drug problem, with possibility of legal action

By Matthew Handrahan

Tips for writing better marginalized characters

Treachery in Beatdown City developer Shawn Alexander Allen offers advice for well-intentioned creators

By Brendan Sinclair

ZeniMax files for injunction over Oculus code

If granted, it would apply to games on sale for Oculus Rift and Gear VR

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo Switch thieves fired after launch units appear online

Employees of US distributor under investigation for stealing forthcoming Nintendo console

By James Batchelor

New York High Court to hear Lindsay Lohan appeal against GTA V ruling

Actress accuses Rockstar of using her likeness in the game, but the lawsuit was dismissed last year

ESA calls Trump's immigration stance "reckless and misinformed"

US industry trade group promises vigilance against "misguided efforts that dim our frontiers"

By Brendan Sinclair

US games industry adds $11.7 billion to GDP - ESA

Trade group's economic impact report says gaming supports more than 220,000 jobs, average compensation tops $97,000 a year

By Brendan Sinclair

"Any pressure on visas getting into the US is worrisome" - Valve

Erik Johnson and Gabe Newell explain how Trump's immigration policies could prompt The International to be moved out of the country

By Brendan Sinclair

Political chaos threatens the whole games business

From Trump to Brexit to the rise of anti-globalisation rhetoric, the conditions that allow games companies to do business are under attack

By Rob Fahey

Unity takes stand against Trumpian immigration ban

Flying affected devs to Amsterdam Unite for free and matching charitable donations

By Dan Pearson

YouTuber behind FIFA gambling site avoids jail time

Craig "Nepenthez" Douglas and Dylan Rigby plead guilty, are ordered to pay a total of £265,000 in prosecution costs and fines

By Brendan Sinclair

Biometrics, Gaming & Privacy Laws

Facial scanning features can help put players in the game, but they can also put game makers in court if they aren't implemented carefully

By Gretchen Ramos and Zerina Curevac

Tech and gaming giants challenge Trump's immigration order

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, among 97 companies filing amicus brief over recent ban, say new rules already hurting US businesses

By Brendan Sinclair

Blizzard and Harmonix joins studios opposing Trump immigration ban

[UPDATE] Executive order draws criticism from A Certain Affinity and Global Game Jam; Devolver Digital offers to show games for devs who can't make it to GDC

By James Batchelor

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