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Lawsuit accuses Activision and Facebook of partial blame in deadly 2022 school mass shooting

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The 2022 mass shooting that took place at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, is one of the most shameful events in the US...

Derek Smart’s Alganon is planning a 2025 relaunch following alpha this year

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Derek Smart has been promising that Alganon is returning for years now, and it's finally happening, or at least it has a timeline for...

MMO Business Roundup: Embracer finishes restructure, Riot settles lawsuit, Ubisoft continues layoffs

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Welcome back to another brief roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Business business business! Embracer: Embracer has been a dumpster fire of epic proportions...
City again.

Perfect Ten: MMOs that experienced a surprising comeback

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It's hard to pass up a really good comeback story. We love it when a beloved something or someone is counted down and out......

Activision faces $680M lawsuit from Call of Duty esports pros over allegedly monopolist tourney terms

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The way in which Activision has been managing its esports tournaments for Call of Duty is now undergoing legal scrutiny, as last week saw...

Genshin Impact takes cheat makers to court for copyright infringement

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You have to be a special sort of sad to want to cheat in a game like Genshin Impact, let alone one who would...

RuneScape’s Jagex confirms it’s being sold for the fourth time in eight years as it talks up ‘forever games’

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Rumors from earlier this week that suggested RuneScape company Jagex was once again for sale have now been proven correct, thanks to a formal...
Dead impact.

RuneScape’s Jagex is apparently being sold yet again, this time to a private equity firm for over $1B

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Stop me if you've heard this one: RuneScape company Jagex is for sale yet again. Back in September, we first caught the rumor that Jagex's...

MMO Business Roundup: Krafton likes AI, Call of Duty moderation, and German lockbox regulation push

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. We've got a lot to cover, so let's dive right in. Krafton pushes AI...

Nexon’s preliminary injunction against Dark and Darker was dismissed, but the lawsuit presses on

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One of last year's more distinct stories was related to the medieval fantasy PvPvE extraction RPG Dark and Darker and megacorp Nexon: Readers may...
I mean, kind of by default, but...

Fortnite is coming back to iPhone in EU because Europe said so

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It's been a few years -- since 2020, in fact -- since the snit fit between Apple and Epic began, provoking the former to...

Epic and Apple appeals are rejected by the Supreme Court, making the original 2021 ruling final

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The past few years' worth of gaming news have been something of a whirlwind to say the least, so let us take a moment...
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Former Activision-Blizzard exec files lawsuit that alleges the studio fired him for being old and white

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Discrimination can certainly take a wide assortment of forms, but the culture that has been fostered within Activision-Blizzard has mostly been one that threatens...

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding stories of 2023

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Welcome to a special end-of-the-year edition of Make My MMO, the MassivelyOP column where we - well, I - keep tabs on all of...

Activision-Blizzard settles its 2021 California Civil Rights department lawsuit for $50M

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Who here wanted one final reminder before the end of the year that we live in a cursed capitalist hellscape where justice can be...

Epic wins its lawsuit against Google as jury finds Google Play engaged in monopolist practices

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The long-running lawsuit between Epic and Google has been decided, and it's been a slam dunk win for Epic Games: A jury found that...

Elder Scrolls Online is changing the name of its Endless Archive content to Infinite Archive

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Elder Scrolls Online's Endless Archive has been live for only six weeks, and it's already undergoing a major change... to its name. ZeniMax Online...
This is someone else's problem.

MMO Business Roundup: Lockboxes, Twitch Korea, and the FTC’s latest MS/ABK merger appeal

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. The FTC vs. Microsoft and ABK - Surely you didn't think that "signing the...
Popcorn appropriately.

Project Boston was Activision-Blizzard’s attempt to create a ‘Steam of mobile’ games store

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The point of the Epic v. Google antitrust lawsuit is ostensibly about whether Google is holding a monopoly that prevents competitors like Epic from...

MMO Business Roundup: NetEase’s Worlds Untold, Embracer, Ubisoft, unionization, and Epic v. Google

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Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry and business news. Numbers numbers numbers! NetEase - The Chinese megacorp NetEase just can't...

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