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[Updated]PUBG Corporation Admits Cosmetics Affect Gameplay in Lawsuit

In a market where everyone is attempting to be the next big hit, it is inevitable that some companies will copy one another in an attempt to get to the…

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Tencent Works With China to Arrest Over 120 PUBG Cheat Makers

Chinese publisher Tencent has helped indie game PlayerUnkonown’sBattlegrounds and the Chinese authorities in cracking down on cheat-makers for the title. Tencent has, according to Bloomberg, aided Chinese authorities in uncovering over 30…

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Epic Games Sues Cheater For Creating Premium Currency in Fortnite BR

Recently, Epic Games has sued Yash Gosai, who lives in Auckland, New Zealand, for creating V-bucks for their popular title Fortnite: Battle Royale. While this is the first gamer to…

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Imagos Softworks Files For Default Settlement – Alex Mauer Saga

It’s been a while since we’ve talked about Alex Mauer, and quite honestly that’s been a good thing. The last thing that we needed was more chaos caused by DMCA…

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[Updated] SteamWatch – Indie Game Receives DMCA Takedown Prior to Steam Release

Update 2: After publication, a representative claiming to represent both the trademark holder and a third party developer (which we have since disproved) reached out to us with conditions of an…

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Capcom Files DMCA Against Street Fighter Costume Modders

A pair of long-time costume modders for the PC versions of the Street Fighter games have been hit with a DMCA takedown notice by Capcom. The pair of modders, known as…

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River City Ransom: Underground Changing Soundtrack – Alex Mauer Saga

In case you missed it earlier today, TechRaptor reported on the continuing saga surrounding the DMCAs associated with music creator Alex Mauer. As mentioned in that article, one game that…

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ZeniMax Sued Over the Use of Dion Song “The Wanderer”

ZeniMax, the parent company of game publisher Bethesda, has been sued by singer Dion DiMucci for $1 million in damages. DiMucci, known mononymously as Dion, is suing over the use of…

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CD Projekt Red Defends Cyberpunk Trademark

CD Projekt Red has come under criticism for their recent actions regarding the trademark rights to the word “Cyberpunk”. Last year, the developer announced that they were filing a trademark…

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Nintendo’s Long-Lasting Appeal Affirmed in 3DS Patent Case Against Tomita Technologies

Six years ago, Tomita Technologies’ eponymous Seijiro Tomita claimed that Nintendo officials stole his developing technology for 3D screens that didn’t require the use of glasses. He demonstrated his idea…

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