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Blizzard sues alleged Overwatch clone, bans World of Warcraft cheaters

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Gone are the days when Chinese companies could get away with ripping off games left and right: Blizzard is going after another one of...

Fortnite patches battle royale, adds BattlEye anti-cheat measures, and sues cheaters

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Are you one of the 10M people who've dipped into Fortnite's battle royal mode? Or perhaps one of the 500K who played concurrently this...

FTC settles CS:GO Lotto influencer corruption complaint

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It's not enough for the CS:GO community to bleed players to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds; nope, this week it's taking another blow in the form of...

Korea’s FTC to investigate Blizzard’s StarCraft: Remastered hourly fees

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The Korean StarCraft community is up in arms this week over Blizzard's rerelease of the game -- more specifically, its plan to effectively double-dip...
Oh, I see it.

League of Legends skin based on soccer player Edgar Davids is going to cost Riot money

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See the charming dark-skinned gent in the header image? That's the Striker Lucian skin in League of Legends. It also strongly resembles the kit,...
Whooops.

Crunch mode caused a young Netmarble game developer’s death, Korean government says

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South Korean MMO studio Netmarble is being criticized this week for contributing to the death of an overworked game developer in 2016. The Korea Times...

Pokemon Go is being sued over the disastrous Chicago live event

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If you live in the midwest and are out only a ticket and a tank of gas for your trip to the botched Pokemon...

Pokemon Go: Milwaukee County lawsuit injunction and preparing for legendaries

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Back in February, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, tried to prevent Pokemon Go player-inflicted park damage by requiring ARG developers, including Niantic, to acquire permits before implementing games within the park....

No, exploitative gacha mechanics are not a good idea for western devs

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We've been talking about exploitative gacha games and related business models on Massively OP for a long time, most recently and notably in depth earlier...

With the Lord of the Rings lawsuit settled, LOTRO moves on with sunflowers and Weatherstock IX

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It looks like things are cooling down on the legal front following a protracted court lawsuit between Warner Bros. and the Tolkien Estate concerning...
this is duuuuuuuumb

ZeniMax seeks another half billion bucks in Oculus injunction hearing

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The Oculus/ZeniMax Media lawsuit still isn't over, all these years after the start: ZeniMax is this week arguing before a Texas district court that...

The MOP Up: EVE Valkyrie lowers its price point (June 11, 2017)

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The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Second Life bunnies doomed to death

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If Second Life had a mascot, other than a pile of soiled sex toys, it might just be Ozimals. These are adorable little bunnies that...
Boosh.

RIFT’s Starfall Prophecy name change was provoked by a trademark lawsuit

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If you were a little bit puzzled by Trion's announcement this week that it was changing the name of RIFT's latest expansion from Starfall Prophecy...

MMOARG dev sues Milwaukee county over Pokemon Go-inspired park ordinance

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Remember back in February when Milwaukee County in Wisconsin tried to handle the whole "Pokemon Go players are destroying parks and costing municipalities cash...

U.S. district court hears Pokemon Go trespassing lawsuit

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Last summer when Pokemon Go took off, so did the lawsuits from property owners who claimed Niantic was effectively encouraging players to illegally trespass...

Blizzard awarded $8.5M in Bossland WoW and Overwatch bot lawsuit

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German bot company Bossland has lost another battle in its war with Blizzard, though that's to be expected since it didn't even show up...

Battlenet’s slow retirement, Overwatch toxicity, and Blizzard’s legal history with ‘modding’

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Last night's update saw the end of the Battle.net branding on the Blizzard launcher. You probably shed your tears back in September, when the...
FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT

Blizzard seeks $8.5M from cheat software company Bossland

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It's all fun and games... until you start selling software to help players cheat, then it's all lawsuits and court dates. Blizzard is asking the...
So, probably not.

John Carmack is suing ZeniMax for breach of contract as the Oculus drama lingers on

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One round of the Oculus lawsuit may be over, but the saga isn't going away. Oculus CTO John Carmack is now suing ZeniMax Media for...

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