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Two year jail sentence for teen who hacked Xbox

Two year jail sentence for teen who hacked Xbox A crucial step in protecting the games industry from cyber crimes has been made this week as a man has been jailed for two years after hacking Xbox Live and other gaming services.7m attacks on websites and networks such as Minecraft and TeamSpeak, as well as Xbox Live and other Microsoft businesses.

Nintendo issues unsurprising take down notice for fan-made Zelda

Nintendo issues unsurprising take down notice for fan-made Zelda Development on the project was inspired by a recently revealed 2D prototype for the latest Zelda game, Breath of the Wild.Developer WinterDrake had been working on the project quite publicly for sometime, hosting a demo download of the game on indie hub Itch.

Bethesda Asks For Indie Game's Name To Be Changed Because It Has 'Prey' In it

Bethesda Asks For Indie Game's Name To Be Changed Because It Has 'Prey' In it ” “We could’ve fought this and we did think about it for quite a while”, the statement says.“Something like a trademark opposition can be long and depending on how far someone wants to fight it can be very expensive.

ZeniMax trademark forces indie to rename Prey for the Gods

ZeniMax trademark forces indie to rename Prey for the Gods Independent developer No Matter Studios has chosen to alter its current project after Bethesda parent ZeniMax opposed the team's attempt to trademark the name of its game.The three-strong team is currently working on a survival adventure game previously titled Prey for the Gods, but this has since been renamed to Praey for the Gods to avoid a clash with Bethesda's upcoming sci-fi shooter Prey.

Court Forces Verizon to Fix Critical Infrastructure in Pennsylvania

Court Forces Verizon to Fix Critical Infrastructure in Pennsylvania Back in 2015, Verizon was sued by the Communications Workers of America for its general failure to maintain copper infrastructure in Pennsylvania.Employees were instructed to migrate customers to Verizon’s VoiceLink wireless service if any opportunity to do so existed, even if that service was an imperfect or unsuitable replacement for the copper service they previously had.

Dion sues ZeniMax over Fallout 4 ad

Dion sues ZeniMax over Fallout 4 ad As reported by The Wrap, singer-songwriter Dion DiMucci has filed suit alleging the company used his hit song "The Wanderer" in ads for the post-apocalyptic role-playing game without proper consent.While the suit acknowledges that DiMucci--better known by his mononymous stage name Dion--had allowed UMG Recordings to license the song to ZeniMax for Fallout 4 ads, it also claims the singer had a right to prohibit use of the song.

It was Ronin the accuser

It was Ronin the accuser EQUALLY MASSIVE giorno reaction images comp for epiclapras 2 mns agoWhy I don't have a girlfriend 14 mns agoorigins of battletoads meme 16 mns agoKeep Talking and Nobody Explodes 19 mns agoMASSIVE josuke reaction images comp for greentornado 20 mns agoYou can't be racist against white people.20 mns agoEthereum crashes below $200 to hit 40-day low 26 mns agoWhen video game anti-piracy was in its infancy 26 mns agoWhy are we not funding this?

Riot Games suing Chinese developer behind League of Legends clone

Riot Games suing Chinese developer behind League of Legends clone This filing is against three of the Chinese developer's games, with the most recent being Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, GamaSutra reports.The Chinese studio first appeared on Riot's radar in 2015 when it release Magic Rush: Heroes, a mobile MOBA that appeared to be a copy of Riot's flagship IP.

Pixelmon Minecraft mod withdrawn

Pixelmon Minecraft mod withdrawn The Pok�mon Company has ordered that Pixelmon, one of the most popular mods for Minecraft, be withdrawn.A member of the Pixelmon team broke the news to the mod's community last week, stating that it will be "shutting our doors" following "a request from The Pok�mon Company.

Overwatch League vulnerable to MLB trademark dispute

Overwatch League vulnerable to MLB trademark dispute A potential trademark dispute has emerged between Overwatch developer Blizzard and Major League Baseball.The issue centres around the former's logo for the recent Overwatch League, which MLB asserts may be too similar to its own - thus, infringing on its trademark.

Copyright dispute sees River City Ransom: Underground temporarily pulled from Steam

Copyright dispute sees River City Ransom: Underground temporarily pulled from Steam A legal dispute has emerged between the developers of River City Ransom: Underground and one of the game's composers.Steam removed the title from its marketplace last Friday after composer Alex Mauer filed a Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DCMA), asserting that the game's developer Conatus Creative did not have her permission to use music she created for the game.

Location-based augmented reality games now protected by First Amendment

Location-based augmented reality games now protected by First Amendment A court ruling in the United States has been hailed as a victory for developers making augmented reality games, deeming it impossible to enforce restrictions on AR and location-based titles.Ars Technica reports that this prompted a lawsuit from California-based studio Candy Lab as this affected its own title Texas Rope 'Em, a poker-themed titled with location-based and augmented reality functions.

United States lifts laptop and electronics ban from Middle East flights

United States lifts laptop and electronics ban from Middle East flights The United States government has lifted the restrictions imposed earlier this year preventing passengers from packing laptops, games consoles or other electronics into their hand luggage.The controversial ban was targeted specifically at people travelling from ten Middle East airports or using nine airlines from that area.

Texas Wants To Make It Legal To Run Over Protesters

Texas Wants To Make It Legal To Run Over Protesters As a city, we’ve gotten pretty good about keeping things civil at these things, too!But that civility could be tossed out the window by a new bill filed by Pat Fallon of Texas House District 106 in Denton County.