Was Naruto Ripped Off By a Chinese TV Show?

Since relations with Japan have come to a low of late, China has been churning out anti-Japanese television shows, games, and more. Ironically, while hating on all things Japan, one of China's newest anti-Japanese productions seems to have stolen music from Japan's own Naruto. That's right, an anti-Japanese television … » 1/06/14 7:00am 1/06/14 7:00am

Nintendo Lawyers Leave Yoshi's Rip-Off Android Game Feeling Blue

In February I speculated that perhaps a sex and name change would be enough to throw Nintendo's legal team off the scent of Era's Adventures, an Android game starring a female dinosaur that bore a striking resemblance to — okay, it was Yoshi. I was being silly. Nothing throws off Nintendo's legal team, and so Era… » 4/24/13 3:45pm 4/24/13 3:45pm

There Are Two Versions of Halo 4 on iTunes. You Don't Want Either of…

Loaded with official artwork from the Xbox 360 hit and padded with dozens of glowing reviews, the two Halo 4 games that made it through Apple's strict app approval process this week are, quite obviously, not what they claim to be. » 12/21/12 10:45am 12/21/12 10:45am

iTunes Flash Game Ripoffs Get More Brazen with Canabalt Clone

Last week, the outright theft of a Flash game, republished for sale on the iTunes App Store with Apple's approval, jarred the Flash development community. Though the app later was removed, anecdotal reports of similar ripoffs came trickling back. » 5/05/11 8:30pm 5/05/11 8:30pm

ASUS 'Eee Stick' Like Nothing Wii've Ever Seen Before

The engineers at ASUS have done it again, unveiling "another world's first" with the Eee Stick, a new controller that "translates users' physical hand motions into corresponding movements onscreen." It's so fresh, so revolutionary, so ahead of its time, that we can't even begin to wrap our heads around it. According to the … » 8/06/08 9:30pm 8/06/08 9:30pm