Mojang v. Bethesda Part 2: The Attorneys (and Notch & Pete) Weigh In

While it may be arguable which came first, the complicated legal codes or the attorneys who get paid by the hour to decode them, what's inarguable is that legal shit is mind-numbingly complicated. Trademark law included.

Take the case of Mojang v. Zenimax, for example. Earlier this week I wrote (and Kotaku republished » 10/06/11 2:20pm 10/06/11 2:20pm

Trophy Support Coming To Fallout 3 PS3

PlayStation 3-owning Fallout fans were a bit dismayed back in September when Bethesda's Pete Hines revealed that there were no plans to include trophy support » 11/04/08 12:20pm 11/04/08 12:20pm for the game at launch, if at all. Between that and the PS3 version turning out to be the of the game, Sony owners were definitely not feeling the love, but…

Bethesda Nervous About Fallout 3 Review (What's YOUR Opinion?)

Fallout 3 » 10/29/08 3:00am 10/29/08 3:00am is out. People seem to like it. The game press is giving the game good reviews so far, but developer Bethesda Softworks divulges it does get nervous about what reviewers think. Says Bethesda's Pete Hines, "We're never really sure how these [reviews] will turn out. So in general, we're always nervous/anxious."…

Fallout 3 Kicks Its Drug Habit, Thanks To Australian Intervention

When Australia's Office of Film and Literature Classification board refused to rate Fallout 3, it did so due to one too many drug references. Apparently, the virtual use of opiates in-game — "material promoting or encouraging proscribed drug use," in OFLC-speak; "chems" in game speak — is frowned upon. The uptight Aussies… » 9/09/08 10:40pm 9/09/08 10:40pm

No PS3 Trophies For Fallout 3

Fans of little graphics popping up on your television telling you how good you are at the game you are currently playing are going to be a little disappointed when they pick up the PlayStation 3 version of Bethesda's eagerly-anticipated Fallout 3. In an interview with PlayStation Universe, the company's dashing Vice… » 9/04/08 12:00pm 9/04/08 12:00pm