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Netmarble’s appeal over deceptive lockbox practices has been dismissed

Even South Korea is getting mighty tired of lockboxes... or at least, tired of scuzzy business practices associated with them. Netmarble had been...
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ZeniMax and Oculus have finally settled their multi-year lawsuit – out of court

When John Carmack and ZeniMax settled their long-running legal dispute earlier this fall, we noted that the companies were continuing to appeal how...

UK parliament committee will investigate addictive tech, lootboxes, and harmful gamification

Given that UK researches this year found a "relationship between problem gambling and the use of loot boxes" as well as determined that...
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South Korea now has a law criminalizing the act of boosting in online games

Let's say you really care about your competitive rank in a video game, but you don't have the time to actually practice and get...

A judge has dismissed another chunk of Crytek’s Star Citizen engine lawsuit

Happy Christmas, Cloud Imperium. MOP readers will recall that almost exactly a year ago, Crytek sued Star Citizen developer CIG, alleging that CIG infringed...

Rapper 2 Milly files lawsuit against Epic Games over Fortnite dance emote

Epic Games is under fire from rapper 2 Milly, who has filed a lawsuit against the Fortnite developer that alleges that one...

Niantic agrees to settle the property trespass class action lawsuit over Pokemon Go

Way back in 2016, at the height of the new-news-every-day-on-Pokemon-Go, we covered a lawsuit lodged against Nintendo and Niantic by one Jeffrey Marder...

LOTRO composer Chance Thomas loses sound company over ponzi scheme

Many Lord of the Rings Online fans are well acquainted with Chance Thomas. While not the only composer for the MMO, his work...

There might just be a class action lawsuit over Fallout 76 refunds

If you're having fun in Fallout 76, awesome - our own Fallout fanboy certainly found some positives in the game - but...

Another e-thug responsible for DDOSing SOE years back is brought to justice

Hey, remember a few years ago when there was a new Lizard Squad article like every month, thanks to the fact that the e-thug...

League of Legends’ Riot Games is now being sued for gender discrimination as sexism scandal continues

The Riot Games sexual harassment scandal has been raging for a tumultuous three months -- or longer, depending on how you look at...

Black Desert: DDOS attacks, South Korean lawsuit, and Halloween

If you've been having problems with your Black Desert server crashing this week, you're not alone. Kakao seems to be suffering a

ArcheAge consumer lawsuit hits snag: Trion Worlds’ corporate dissolution

Remember that player lawsuit lodged against Trion Worlds back in 2015? The one where ArcheAge players Aaron Van Fleet, Paul Ovberg, and James...

Call of Duty swatter slammed with 46 new charges on top of involuntary manslaughter

Wired has a big piece out on the fresh charges now lodged against the chief defendants in the Call of Duty swatting incident...

The Video Game Museum offers a home to Star Wars Galaxies, City of Heroes, and WildStar

It's the longest of all long shots, but WildStar could be kept alive -- and in a museum, as Indiana Jones intended. And...

US Library of Congress grants DMCA exception for preserving online games

It's a win for the good guys, at least if you figure the good guys are on the side of preserving video game and...

Epic Games is suing still more Fortnite cheat creators

Looks like we've got another entry in the seemingly perpetual saga of game developers vs. cheat creators, as

Rockstar Games levels lawsuit against Australian Grand Theft Auto V cheat creators

It's certainly not uncommon these days to hear of game studios taking action against the authors of hacks and cheats for their games, but...
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Another leg of the Oculus-ZeniMax lawsuit drama has ended as John Carmack and ZeniMax settle dispute

If it seems like we've been talking about the Oculus lawsuit for a really long time, that's because we have. The original suit itself...

Tencent is working on locking kids out of Chinese games using facial recognition tech

So add this one to your creepy dystopian nightmare-fuel bin: In the war on supposed gaming addiction, at least one corporation is hoping to...

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