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The PlayStation Store logo against a blue background

Sony is being sued for restricting purchases of digital games to the PlayStation Store. The plaintiffs of the potential class action suit claim that this practice represents an unlawful monopoly and

Diablo, a dog (not a Lord of Terror) in the middle of a legal dispute between Blizzard and Fox

Many PC gamers know Diablo as the Lord of Terror from the namesake series created by Blizzard Entertainment. However, a new Diablo will soon be in town thanks to Fox Media, and Blizzard is contesting

The Valve Steam logo against a backdrop of games available on the service

Original Humble Bundle creator Wolffire Games is bringing an anti-trust lawsuit against Valve. The suit claims Valve illegally monopolizes the PC gaming landscape and that the 30% cut Valve takes on

Mara

Clayton Haugen is a writer who has sued Activision Publishing Inc., Activision Blizzard Inc., and Major League Gaming Corp. over the basis of them stealing his Cade Janus character in Call of Duty:

RuneScape, Jagex's primary product

Update 01/27 8:41AM - Jagex has said that Plutos Sama's claims of ownership are baseless. Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz, the British developer said it had been acquired by Jagex "regardless of any

Devil Engine

[Update 1/12/21 - 11:10 AM] TechRaptor has been given a statement clarifying some errors that we made while researching the article. Here it is: Hello, we would like to

A shot of Night City from Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red's latest game.

Cyberpunk 2077 has had a very rocky launch, but the troubles of developer and publisher CD Projekt Red aren't over yet. They are now facing a class-action lawsuit over their alleged violation of

Duke Nukem 3D

While Duke Nukem hasn't had a great life over the past decade in the realm of gaming, he's become quite acquainted with the legal system, as another lawsuit that he was involved in has come to a

A penguin explores a 3D world in Worlds Chat

3D virtual chat app maker Worlds Inc is suing Microsoft and Minecraft for patent infringement. The patent in question is for a "System and Method for Enabling Users to Interact in a Virtual Space".