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PS3 Firmware 3.0 troubles spawn class action lawsuit

What's New? For one: a class action lawsuit filed by John Kennedy, who accuses Sony's 3.0-version PlayStation firmware update of breaching implied warranty and signaling an act of negligence (among other complaints). As detailed by Courthouse News Service, the suit alleges that "thousands" of PS3 ...

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PalTalk takes patent infringement suit on the road, sues MMO devs

PalTalk Holdings is feeling pretty zesty following its legal victory over Microsoft this past March, so it's decided to take its patent infringement suit against a few major players in the MMO market. Turbine, Sony, Activision Blizzard, Jagex and NCSoft are all staring down the barrel of PalTalk's ...

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The Pirate Bay retrial request denied

It seems the lengthy litigatory road embarked upon by The Pirate Bay's four founders back in April is finally coming to an end. Following a guilty verdict that sentenced Frederik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundstrom and Peter Sunde to one year in prison and fines of 30 million kronor (abo...

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Court filing reveals 2K Games was developing 'Duke Begins'

Did you seriously think he'd just roll over and die? He's Duke Nukem, guys. We're pretty sure he can't be killed by conventional weapons (such as bankruptcy). This news came in response to last month's Take-Two court filing against Duke Nukem Forever developer Apogee Software, which attempted to r...

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Nintendo wins yet another patent infringement case

Nintendo seems to be on a streak as of late, laying down a good old Mario stomp over any patent infringement case thrown its way. Back in March, Nintendo won a case filed in Texas by Fenner Investments Ltd, and now Nintendo has won another one filed by Guardian Media Technologies, Ltd. On June 8th,...

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EA Sports facing litigation from NCAA football players

Man, EA Sports just can't catch a break. Not only is it reportedly under fire from a number of retired NFL players, but they could be facing litigation from incensed NCAA football players as well. The complaint is similar to that of the aforementioned pro ballers -- former Arizona State and Nebras...

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Bethesda settles stolen games dispute with retailer

British retailer Awesome Games recently came under fire for some copies of Fallout 3 it had purchased. Believed to be imported stock, the fact that the title had yet to release did not clue in Awesome Games to the potential origins of these copies of Fallout 3, which developer Bethesda believed to...

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Feds and creditors decry Midway's 'key employee incentive plan'

Like flies to honey, Midway can't seem to stop attracting controversy as it attempts to stay afloat during its "planned" bankruptcy phase. This time around, the besieged developer is coming under fire from its creditors and the government committee overseeing its bankruptcy proceedings for plannin...

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Microsoft settles Paltalk copyright infringement suit

While we were gearing up for an epic, The Firm-esque judicial showdown, it seems Microsoft has settled the lawsuit filed against it by PalTalk Holdings, who claimed certain components of Xbox Live infringe upon two of their patents. Neither company announced how much Microsoft forked over in the s...

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Former Midway execs subpoenaed over company sale

Looks like the long arm of the law finally caught up to the Redstones, as Sumner and his daughter Shari have both been subpoenaed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, regarding Sumner selling his stake in Midway to Mark Thomas. Both of the Redstones must appear in a New York co...

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