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Sony faces a potential class action lawsuit over restrictions on digital PlayStation games sales

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It would appear that the ongoing legal spat between Apple and Epic Games has prompted up further legal uprisings against digital game stores' business...

Epic v Apple: Emails are forever, leaks are inevitable

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As we noted yesterday, the Epic v. Apple trial got underway this week and has already been offering up some choice nuggets, though less...

Blizzard and Fox are headed for a trademark fight over the Diablo name

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I have to sometimes wonder if trademark lawyers claw their faces when they see certain case files cross their desks. Take, for example, an...
This is what you are.

The Epic v. Apple trial is already offering a look behind the scenes of Fortnite, the Epic Games Store, and Sony

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MOP's Lawful Neutral columnist Andy burst into the office yesterday, gleefully rubbing his hands together and asking whether we were ready for the trial...

MMO Business Roundup: Nexon’s bitcoins, Fortnite’s tiny iOS playerbase, and GDC’s State of the Industry

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. GDC's State of the Industry: GDC's annual survey of game developers offers an array...

Activision launches lawsuit against indie game dev over Warzone trademark

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RPS has a juicy piece up this week on a lawsuit Activision is waging against an indie game developer that should probably prompt Activision...

Alienware cut its League of Legends esports sponsorships short over ongoing Riot Games scandals

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Last month, we covered yet another sexual harassment lawsuit swirling around Riot Games, this one a wrongful termination suit from a former executive assistant...

MMO Business Roundup: Theorycraft, My.Games, the FIFA fixing lawsuit, and Roblox’s latest concert

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Theorycraft: Could you found a new games studio on $37.5M? Yeah, probably. A bunch...
Yeah, cool.

Insiders expose Google Stadia’s rushed release, poor hiring practices, and stymied studios

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As things for Google Stadia continue to fall apart, with internal dev studios shutting down, misleading inter-company communications, and an impending class-action lawsuit from...

MMO Business Roundup: Apple’s Steam subpoena, CCP on the cheap, and Valheim’s 4M

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Welcome back to yet another MMO and MMO-adjacent business news roundup - it's the season for these shenanigans, you know. Valve and Apple: Remember earlier...

MMO Business Roundup: Stadia’s and Bethsoft’s class-actions, Epic’s lockbox settlement, and CDPR’s DMCA takedowns

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news - in this case, all happy fun lawsuits. Stadia: Consumers are waging a new...

Apple attempts to draw Valve into its legal fight with Epic Games via a sales data subpoena

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If that headline reads like things in the Epic vs. Apple vs. Google case are getting messy, well, yes. Let's try to break this...
And the living is... you know what? No. Screw that song.

House financial services committee investigates Gamestonk as investors sue Reddit ‘agitator’

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As promised, the US House Financial Services Committee held its hearing on Gamestonk yesterday, and to read some of the coverage, you'd think the...

Chronicles of Elyria is releasing Kingdoms of Elyria as a standalone product for backers

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In early 2020, Chronicles of Elyria stunned MMO gamers by announcing it was out of money, had laid off the devs, had closed Soulbound...

Epic Games lobbies for a North Dakota bill that would force Apple and Google to allow alternative payment systems

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Considering Epic Games' legal interest in seeing Apple and Google allow for alternative payment systems and app stores, this bit of news makes perfect...

MMO Business Roundup: Microsoft’s ZeniMax Vault, Square’s financials, and the Fortnite ‘scapegoat’ lawsuit

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Welcome back to another happy fun roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Business business business! ZeniMax: Microsoft is apparently creating a subsidiary named Vault...

Former Riot Games staffer accuses CEO Nicolo Laurent of sexual harassment in new lawsuit

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Another day, another round of bro culture at Riot Games. The latest episode has gone even further up the chain of command, as former...

MMO Business Roundup: Improbable’s defense contracting, Amazon Games’ internal support

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news! Improbable: Back in January, CNBC did a big story on Improbable, the massive Herman...
So steamy.

Class action suit accuses Valve of using its ‘dominant’ position in the marketplace to drive up prices

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It's an understood fact of PC gaming life that the Steam platform is the standard for digital games storefronts, and it's that position of...
Well well well, how the turntable.

Discrimination class-action lawsuit against Riot proceeds in spite of Riot’s arbitration success

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In the summer of 2018, which seems like an eternity ago now, Kotaku published a massive expose of Riot Games' "culture of sexism," the...

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