Duke Nukem Creators 3D Realms Suing Gearbox over Unpaid Royalties

Apogee Software/3D Realms—the studio that spent more than a decade working on Duke Nukem Forever—is suing Gearbox Software, the company that bought that game’s rights and released the long-brewing sequel in 2011. Apogee/3D Realms alleges that Gearbox has refused to pay more than $2 million owed to 3D Realms from… » 6/13/13 12:51pm 6/13/13 12:51pm

Call of Duty Co-Creator Jason West Has Left His New Studio [UPDATE]

Jason West, a co-creator of Call of Duty and co-founder of video game studio Respawn Entertainment, has left the company he helped found, two sources have informed Kotaku. The departure was amicable. » 3/03/13 9:56pm 3/03/13 9:56pm

Retired Pro Football Players Get the Go-Ahead to Blitz EA for Using…

Like a quarterback scrambling in the pocket, Electronic Arts has been dodging court cases related to its sports titles left and right. In recent years, the litigation's been initiated by athletes—both college and professional—that would have the publisher dole out a cut of profits for using their likenesses. The latest … » 4/04/12 6:15pm 4/04/12 6:15pm

Axed Call Of Duty Creators Return Fire At Activision, Plan To Reveal…

Mega-publisher Activision filed its counter-suit against two former top Modern Warfare game developers today, claiming that the pair purposely delayed Modern Warfare 3 and had designs to "steal the [Infinity Ward] studio." What does the other side have to say? » 4/09/10 7:20pm 4/09/10 7:20pm

Ousted Modern Warfare 2 Makers Counter-sued By Activision

A little more than a month after the two top men behind Modern Warfare 2 were fired by their publisher and sued because of it — that publisher, Activision, is suing back, the Los Angeles Times reported today. » 4/09/10 3:20pm 4/09/10 3:20pm

No Doubt Sues Activision Over Band Hero Likeness [Update]

Activision is catching legal heat from band No Doubt over the group's appearance in the recently released Band Hero. No Doubt is suing Activision, seeking damages for turning the act into "virtual karaoke players." Sound familiar? » 11/04/09 4:40pm 11/04/09 4:40pm