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Discord updates terms of service to force arbitration over lawsuits

Update: Clauses amended to only apply to US users, extend opt-out period

By Rebekah Valentine

A post-mortem of Telltale Games

Speaking at Sweden Game Conference 2018, former Telltale narrative designer Emily Grace Buck says it's time for a “really serious conversation about potentially starting a union”

By Haydn Taylor

Valve publishes loot box odds for Dota 2

Chances of receiving a rare item from a bundle now disclosed in game, with escalating odds calculated

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic Games files suit against YouTubers over Fortnite cheats

Lawsuit alleges defendants promoted cheats in videos, violating copyright and terms of use

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft Massive COO: "We don't want to take a stance in current politics"

Speaking during Sweden Game Conference 2018, Alf Condelius discusses the separation of games and politics with The Division

By Haydn Taylor

GTA cheat developers have assets frozen in crackdown

Australian federal court approves search and seizure orders against creators of "Infamous" cheat

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic sues two YouTubers over Fortnite cheats

Brandon Lucas and Colton Conter stand accused of promoting and selling cheats for the hit game

By Matthew Handrahan

Sony delays PS4 release of Senran Kagura game over sexually explicit content

Platform holder requests removal of Intimacy Mode which features sexual interactions with underage girls

By Haydn Taylor

John Carmack vs ZeniMax Media lawsuit is over

Id Software co-founder says Bethesda parent has “fully satisfied their obligations to me”

By James Batchelor

Brazilian government opens investigation into Valve, Steam, and developers behind Bolsomito 2k18

Game features character based on Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro punching minorities with the aim of purging "the evils of communism"

By Rebekah Valentine

The cathartic expression of shared cultural trauma in The Sinking City

Wael Amr and Sergey Oganesyan discuss how the Ukrainian revolution of 2014 informed the cosmic horror underpinnings of Frogwares' latest game

By Haydn Taylor

German regulator warns Outfit 7 and Green Tea Games over in-app purchases

Consumer protection body concerned by how studios are targeting minors with microtransactions priced at up to €109.99

By James Batchelor

Jagex investigates streamer following allegations of abusive behaviour

Ali "Gross Gore" Larson accused of sexual harassment, verbal abuse, and physical violence during RuneFest 2018

By Haydn Taylor

Sony sues hacker for manufacturing and distributing jailbroken PS4s

Defendant's actions "were knowing, deliberate, willful and in complete disregard of SIE's rights," Sony claims

By Haydn Taylor

EA "closely monitoring" Ronaldo rape investigation

FIFA 19 cover athlete downplayed in promotional materials as police look into allegations

By Brendan Sinclair

Industry staff protest working conditions with Twitter storm

UPDATE: IGDA exec Jen MacLean issues statement on #AsAGamesWorker protest

By Haydn Taylor

ESA president Michael Gallagher steps down

Former senior VP Stanley Pierre-Louis to serve as interim CEO until replacement is found

By Rebekah Valentine

CD Project Red rejects Witcher author's request for $16.1m in additional royalties

“Mr Andrzej Sapkowski expects payment beyond what had been contractually agreed”

By James Batchelor

Trump administration suing California to block net neutrality laws

Lawsuit filed hours after Golden State passed most extensive new ruling on internet freedom

By James Batchelor

2018 will go down as the Year of the Bad Employer

Telltale just the latest in a parade of game dev horror stories likely leading to unionization

By Brendan Sinclair

ArenaNet pulls plug on in-game transactions for Guild Wars 2 players in Belgium

UPDATE: MMO developer joins growing list of games companies forced to take action in Belgium over recent loot box ruling

By Haydn Taylor

Former Telltale employees sue studio for labor law violations in mass layoff

Class action lawsuit alleges company violated WARN Act in not providing advance notice of termination

By Rebekah Valentine

Street Fighter V pro out of tourney after domestic abuse allegations

Reigning EVO Japan champ Infiltration will skip Capcom Pro Tour competition at Tokyo Game Show as his team Panda Global continues investigation

By Brendan Sinclair

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