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Nintendo Switch thieves fired after launch units appear online

Nintendo Switch thieves fired after launch units appear online The latter was uploaded by NeoGAF user Hiphoptherobot, who claimed to have been sent the console early by an unspecified retailer.However, this has proven to be false as Nintendo revealed the unit - and an unspecified number of its fellows - were stolen from a distribution partner and sold illegally.

ZeniMax files for injunction over Oculus code

ZeniMax files for injunction over Oculus code The injunction papers were filed yesterday, according to a report from Reuters, in the same court that heard its case against Oculus VR and its founders Palmer Luckey and Brendan Iribe last month.The trial resulted in the award of $500 million in damages to ZeniMax.

Nintendo Is Suing Go-Karting Company Over Copyright Infringement

Nintendo Is Suing Go-Karting Company Over Copyright Infringement Tokyo has been home to a couple different karting businesses as the vehicles are street legal.Previously, Kotaku profiled Akiba Kart, a service renting out karts to those who want to explore the city’s geek district by go-kart.

Jim Sterling Returns With A New Jimquisition About The Dismissed Lawsuit

Jim Sterling Returns With A New Jimquisition About The Dismissed Lawsuit Last week, the $10 million lawsuit against Jim Sterling was thrown out of court.This week, Sterling is back with much more to say.

Riot Games wins $10 million in LeagueSharp suit

Riot Games wins $10 million in LeagueSharp suit In addition to the $10 million settlement, U.Lee also banned LeagueSharp from Riot's products and gave it control of all LeagueSharp websites.

Nintendo claims victory in Canadian case over mods

Nintendo claims victory in Canadian case over mods According to the company, it was awarded $12.76 million (which includes $1 million in damages) in its case against Jeramie King and his Waterloo, Ontario-based business Go Cyber Shopping Ltd.

China will ban new Korean games from being published - report

China will ban new Korean games from being published - report The Chinese government will prevent new games made in South Korea from being published in the country - the apparent consequence of Korea's deployment of the THAAD missile system.Nexon earns a significant amount of revenue in China - around 40%, according to Niko Partners - and it is not alone in that respect.

John Carmack sues ZeniMax for $22.5m from id Software deal

John Carmack sues ZeniMax for $22.5m from id Software deal John Carmack is suing ZeniMax Media for $22.5 million, which he claims the company still owes him from its acquisition of id Software in 2009.

Oculus VR breach of contract suit dismissed

Oculus VR breach of contract suit dismissed In a statement issued to TechCrunch, an Oculus spokesperson expressed satisfaction with the decision to "dismiss TRT's entire case with prejudice.Palmer Luckey, the co-founder of Oculus, met with TRT while developing his own VR headset in December 2010.

Mischa Barton is the latest celebrity to become a victim of revenge porn

Mischa Barton is the latest celebrity to become a victim of revenge porn You might have seen a story going around celebrity gossip sites over the past couple days suggesting that Mischa Barton is "shopping around" a "sex tape," but her lawyer stepped in to set the record straight.After clarifying the issue at hand, Bloom made a pretty badass warning to anyone looking to exploit Barton.

Hey law students: Want a job? Well, you better learn to code.

Hey law students: Want a job? Well, you better learn to code. Universities around the world are introducing classes that train students in the use of legal software, assisting with anything from contract creation to legal research.But are students simply training the algorithms that will take their jobs?

Blizzard files for $8.5m in damages from Bossland

Blizzard files for $8.5m in damages from Bossland 5 million in damages from Bossland, a German company that makes and sells cheats and hacks for its most popular games.Cheat software like Bossland's Honorbuddy and Demonbuddy, Blizzard argued, ruins the experience of its products for other players.

Unlicensed eSports gambling sites are "parasites feeding off popular video games"

Unlicensed eSports gambling sites are "parasites feeding off popular video games" The UK Gambling Commission has condemned the "parasitic" websites that facilitate unlicensed and unregulated gambling around eSports.Sarah Harrison, CEO of the Commission, framing them as "a clear and present danger to players, including kids.

The sorry saga of the crowdfunded Sinclair Vega+ console

The sorry saga of the crowdfunded Sinclair Vega+ console The Sinclair Vega+, a Spectrum-emulating handheld console from Retro Computers Ltd, is now six months overdue from its original delivery date and has still not been delivered to backers.The console is a follow-up to the Sinclair Vega, another crowdfunded Spectrum device released in 2015.

Australian senator urges censors to "leave gamers alone"

Australian senator urges censors to "leave gamers alone" The Australian Classification Board's refusal to grant Outlast 2 a certificate in the country has sparked debate among the country's politicians, with Senator David Leyonhjelm advising the censors to "leave gamers alone.Despite such broad popularity, though, Leyonhjelm asserted that the country's laws are made and enforced by people who lack knowledge of the medium.