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Epic Games files legal claim against Fortnite Live event organizers

Update: Organizer Exciting Events forced to stop trading to limit losses

By Rebekah Valentine

SEIS/EIS funding changes hurting UK games studios

How new government rules have created a catch-22 problem for developers, suspended a 150 million fund, and damaged investor confidence

By James Batchelor

Tencent introduces streaming rules to comply with Chinese internet governance

Chinese giant will now be policing streamers who promote real-world violence, discuss politics, spread illegal information and more

By James Batchelor

Cristiano Ronaldo replaced on FIFA 19 box art

The Juventus star was recently fined €18.8 million for tax evasion

By Haydn Taylor

Class action lawsuit against Niantic reveals proposed settlement terms

Terms would require additional messages in Pokemon Go, hastened response times from Niantic on PokeStop, Gym

By Rebekah Valentine

Alfonso Ribeiro denied copyright to Carlton dance, damaging Fortnite lawsuit

US Copyright Office says routine is too simple to be protected by law

By James Batchelor

No link between violent video games and increased aggression in teens, study finds

Oxford University describes study as "one of the most definitive to date"

By Haydn Taylor

Epic Games files for dismissal of 2 Milly's Fortnite dance lawsuit

Developer insists dance routines are an “unprotectable idea” and claims rapper's complain is “at odds with free speech”

By James Batchelor

Konami halts sales of PES 2019 currency in Belgium over loot box ruling

“We fully respect the BGC's interpretation of relevant laws,” says publisher

By Haydn Taylor

Gaming disorder diagnosis puts industry at risk - ESA

Acting president Stanley Pierre-Louis discusses World Health Organization's gaming addiction concern, loot boxes, unions, and more

By Brendan Sinclair

Swedish Tax Agency targets King with $389m fine

Skatteverket claims Candy Crush firm has disposed immaterial rights out of its home nation

By James Batchelor

ESA: Proposed Pennsylvania video game tax a "violation of the US Constitution"

Proposed state bill aimed at imposing 10% tax on mature and adult-rated games revived after death in committee last year

By Rebekah Valentine

Hi-Rez Studios employee arrested in child sex sting

Community manager one of 21 caught in Georgia-based "Operation Interception"

By Rebekah Valentine

Second YouTuber complains of DMCA abuse from Escape From Tarkov developer

Battlestate Games accused of misusing copyright takedown notices to silence “negative hype”

By James Batchelor

Star Control: Origins restored to GOG after DMCA block

Publisher thanks Valve and GOG for their “timely review of the situation”

By James Batchelor

EA backs down over loot boxes in Belgium

"While we are taking this action, we do not agree with Belgian authorities' interpretation of the law," says publisher

By Haydn Taylor

Gaming mirrors Facebook's crisis of credibility

On addiction and loot boxes, the industry's lack of transparency will prevent it from getting the benefit of the doubt

By Brendan Sinclair

Westworld Mobile shutting down following lawsuit settlement

Update: Behaviour Interactive says removal from App Store and Google Play was not connected to "amicable resolution" of copyright dispute

By Rebekah Valentine

Model accuses Tencent of using her likeness without permission in Ring of Elysium

"I feel like, in a way, people have been deceived, and that's really, really not okay," says Mei Yan

By Haydn Taylor

Facebook ignored solution to children overspending in games

Unsealed documents reveal social network instead wanted to “maximise revenues”

By James Batchelor

Eximius developer uses DMCA to reclaim Steam page from publisher

Update: Ammobox claims publisher TheGameWall Studios "disappeared completely," after launch, and lost revenue worth six months of operating expenses

By Brendan Sinclair

Square Enix trademarks terms for Octopath Traveler's visual style

The publisher now has trademarks for "HD2D" and "HD-2D" in Europe

By Matthew Handrahan

Challenging the inevitability of online harassment | Opinion

Tackling harassment will be a long and bitter march, but understanding it is the first step

By Haydn Taylor

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