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EA files $27 million settlement in lawsuit, cannot renew current NCAA license [Update]

Electronic Arts reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit that dates back to 2008 for $27 million, and will be unable to renew its exclusive agreement with the NCAA, providing the court upholds the settlement terms. The original lawsuit claimed that EA violated antitrust laws by entering...

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THQ and Adidas settle miCoach lawsuit [update: THQ statement]

THQ and Adidas have settled their $10.6 million lawsuit over the fitness game miCoach 24/7, reports Gamesta. A THQ representative informed the site that THQ will not be publishing miCoach. Details regarding the settlement are scarce, though an Adidas representative noted that the companies...

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Zynga and Playdom hug it out, trade secret lawsuit settled

Zynga and Disney-owned Playdom have reportedly reached a settlement in their 2009 legal dispute over an alleged conspiracy by Playdom to hire Zynga employees and retrieve Zynga's "playbook" -- a book Zynga described as "the company's key and collective efforts to develop and fit games to the social...

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SouthPeak says CDV dispute is resolved, wasn't cheap

SouthPeak Games CEO Melanie Mroz told investors this week that the ongoing legal argument between her company and distributor CDV has been resolved, and while full terms of the agreement weren't released, SouthPeak attributes a solid chunk of its $5.8 million in losses to the legal issues. Mroz...

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Rock Band lawsuit settled; Konami and Harmonix dismiss 'all claims and counterclaims'

Konami and Harmonix have settled their dispute originating in a 2008 lawsuit launched by Konami, reports Bloomberg. According to a filing in federal court in Texas this week, the two parties agreed to dismiss "all claims and counterclaims" in the suit, which alleged that Harmonix's Rock Band...

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Apogee and Take-Two settle Duke Nukem Forever lawsuit

After Duke Nukem Forever's lengthy (and often mocked) development ended without a retail product, developer Apogee and publisher Take-Two played the blame game in court. A lawsuit, and subsequent countersuit, held serious accusations against both: Take-Two demanded compensation for lost money...

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Itagaki's suit against Tecmo ends in settlement

Finally, Tomonobu Itagaki can have a restful night of sleep in his sunglasses. The ongoing legal dispute between the Dead or Alive creator and former employer Tecmo, over unpaid salary and bonuses, has ended in a settlement. Itagaki announced the resolution of the dispute in a public statement. ...

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Take-Two (finally) settles with investors for $20m over 'Hot Coffee' losses

Take-Two has settled a class action lawsuit filed against it way back in 2006 by investors claiming the publisher intentionally hid the infamous "Hot Coffee" content in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas in order to avoid an "Adults Only" rating from the ESRB. According to the original complaint, once...

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Activision and Gibson settle Guitar Hero patent lawsuit

Earlier this month, Activision and Gibson Guitar Corporation (the guitar manufacturer) settled the year-old litigation over a patent dispute, according to court documents obtained by Gamastura. With all the lawsuits we've been writing about recently, you'd think we'd see more posts like this every...

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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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