AliensColonialMarines_04 01 Aug

Gearbox has responded to the class-action lawsuit that alleges both it and Sega mislead consumers with the advertising and demos for Aliens: Colonial Marines. “Gearbox never belonged in this lawsuit,” Gearbox attorneys stated in a court filing. “Gearbox is a video game software developer. It was neither the publisher nor seller of the video game […]

MartyO'Donnell 23 Jul

Former Halo┬ácomposer Marty O’Donnell will receive $95,000 after settling a lawsuit against Bungie chief executive Harold Ryan, VentureBeat reports. O’Donnell worked on each Halo title up to Halo Reach, and also composed music for Destiny. However, in April he was terminated by the studio’s board of directors and said on Twitter that it was “without […]

BobbyKotick_Activision 17 Jul

Vivendi executives considered firing Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick last May over the sale of Vivendi’s stake back to Activision, Bloomberg reports. Translated emails from a June court filing that alleges Kotick threatened to quit if director’s did not allow him to lead an investor group which bought out most of Vivendi’s stock for $8.2 […]

UbisoftLogo_590x315 02 Jul

Ubisoft has successfully defended itself from a lawsuit brought on by Digital Reg, claiming that Ubisoft’s Uplay violated several patents on digital rights management techniques. “Ubisoft is determined to aggressively fight patent cases that target the company and its innovations and technologies,” a spokesperson said. “Ubisoft is committed to defending itself against patent assertion entities–referred […]