Madden‘s $27M Payout Held Up While Someone Appeals the Lawyers’ Fees

It's your money? You want it now? Tough. Now it could be another year before some $27 million is distributed to gamers from Electronic Arts' settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought against the exclusive license its Madden NFL series held. Why? Someone's objecting to the lawyers' fees. » 7/09/13 3:30pm 7/09/13 3:30pm

EA Being Taken to Court Over Broken Battlefield Promise

EA promised PS3 owners a free copy of Battlefield 1943 when they picked up Battlefield 3. When they didn't come through, they upset a lot of gamers, both for the bait-and-yank and for the shoddy manner with which it was announced. » 11/18/11 4:20pm 11/18/11 4:20pm

Gamers Opt Out Rescues Us From Sony and EA's Lawsuit Prevention Clauses…

With a supreme court decision earlier this year making it legal for companies to include do-not-sue clauses in their user agreements, the only recourse for customers of companies like Sony and Electronic Arts is to opt-out of the clause via written letter. Now there's a website that does it for them. » 10/05/11 1:40pm 10/05/11 1:40pm

New PlayStation Network Terms of Service Include a No Suing Sony Clause

Have you agreed to the new PlayStation Network terms of service yet? If you have, then you've agreed not to take Sony to court or participate in a class action lawsuit against the company. You really should read things before you sign them, even digitally. » 9/15/11 1:30am 9/15/11 1:30am

GameStop Class Action Attorney Investigating Latest Used as New Claims

GameStop's alleged practice of selling games played by employees as new could be a violation of the class action lawsuit settlement that the national retailer agreed to, according to the attorney who handled the case. » 5/18/09 4:00pm 5/18/09 4:00pm

Microsoft Hit With Class Action Over RROD

Somewhere in Redmond there must a be a huge warehouse stuffed to the rafters with class action notices and a random legal claims against Microsoft. The hapless multinational has been walloped with another suit - this time from consumers who are a little ticked off » 10/15/08 9:30pm 10/15/08 9:30pm about the Red Ring of Death. A lawsuit filed at…

Class Action Lawsuit Arises Over Spore DRM

Whenever you find l arge numbers of unhappy people » 9/24/08 11:40am 9/24/08 11:40am, you're bound to find a lawyer. In this case it's Alan Himmelfarb with KamberEdelson of Vernon, California, who has filed a class-action suit against EA over the DRM in EA's Spore. The suit, filed Monday with the Northern California District Court on behalf of…