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(Updated) Activision Blizzard Sued Over Toxic Workplace Culture

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The State of California has sued Activision Blizzard for sexual harassment, citing an internal work culture rife with harassment and discrimination.
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French Union Launches Lawsuit Against Ubisoft Over Harassment

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The French union Solidaires Informatique has formally launched a complaint against Ubisoft and several of its key execs, including CEO Yves Guillemot.
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Reiner Knizia To Sue Grail Games For Breaches of Contract

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Acclaimed board game designer Reiner Knizia has pulled the sale of his games from Grail Games, citing breaches of contract.
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Medabots Classics Switch Port Allegedly Illegally Uses mGBA Emulator

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An upcoming Switch collection of Game Boy Medabots games appears to illegally use code from the mGBA Game Boy Advance emulator.
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Wolfire Games Accuses Valve Of Controlling Non-Steam Game Prices

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Humble Bundle creator Wolfire Games has accused Valve of controlling game prices on non-Steam stores, as part of an explanation of why it's suing Valve.
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Possible Class Action Wants to Sue Sony For Restricting Digital Sales To PlayStation Store

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Sony is being sued for restricting purchases of digital games to the PlayStation Store, with gamers claiming this represents an unlawful monopoly.
Diablo, a dog (not a Lord of Terror) in the middle of a legal dispute between Blizzard and Fox

Blizzard and Fox Fight Over a Dog Named Diablo

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Blizzard has filed a notice of opposition over Fox due to trademarks for a dog named Diablo in their upcoming animated series HouseBroken.
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Humble Bundle Creator Suing Valve in Anti-Trust Suit

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Original Humble Bundle creator Wolffire Games is bringing an anti-trust lawsuit against Valve, claiming a monopoly as well as excessive commission rates.
Mara

Call of Duty Publishers Sued for Copyright Infringement

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Creator of post-apocalyptic and military-inspired images and stories has filed an infringement suit against the publishers of the video game franchise “Call of Duty,” claiming the company’s “Mara” character is copied from his copyrighted character and images.
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(Updated) Jagex's Latest Sale Is Being Disputed In Court

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RuneScape developer Jagex has found itself in the middle of a legal quagmire regarding ownership rights, with several companies currently involved.