Roblox Data Leak Resurfaced With The Personal Details Of Nearly 4,000 Employees

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Roblox Corp. has reportedly suffered a massive data breach that saw the personal details of roughly 4,000 developers leaked on a hacker forum. These details include the names, dates of birth, addresses, and even IP addresses of all Roblox Developer Conference attendees from 2017 to 2020. According to PC Gamer, the leaked information has been circulating around the internet for [...]

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US Supreme Court Denies Game Group’s Request For Injunction On Microsoft ABK Merger

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Microsoft and Activision Blizzard have picked up another win against those looking to block the controversial $69 billion merger as both parties prepare to finalize the deal. Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the request of a private gamer group for a preliminary injunction to prevent the deal from being finalized while they’re waiting for the lawsuit to [...]

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Microsoft And Activision Blizzard File Motion For FTC To Drop Its August Hearing

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Microsoft and Activision Blizzard have filed a motion urging the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to withdraw its August hearing on the $69B merger. The motion cites recent court losses for the FTC as an indication that further challenges may be futile. Despite substantial evidence presented by the FTC, the attorneys argue that continuing the case would be unproductive. “In [...]

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California District Court Denies FTC’s Motion For Preliminary Injunction, FTC Appeals Ruling

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Last month, the US Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit with the District Court of Northern California along with a motion for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction to prevent Microsoft and Activision Blizzard from consummating the merger while they’re still investigating the deal for alleged antitrust violations. While presiding judge Jacqueline Scott Corley granted the TRO, she [...]

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Bungie Wins Lawsuit Against Racist Destiny 2 Player Who Harassed A Community Manager

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Bungie continues its legal battle winning streak as the company once again emerges victorious in a lawsuit against a Destiny 2 player who harassed a community manager. The judge awards Bungie nearly half a million dollars in damages and fees, highlighting the severity of the player's racist and threatening behavior. In its complaint, Bungie revealed that the player embarked on [...]

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Star Citizen Developer Cloud Imperium Games Acquires Long-Time Partner Turbulent

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Cloud Imperium Games has officially welcomed Turbulent, its long-time development partner on Star Citizen, as a permanent member of the CIG family. Turbulent is best known for its work on the sci-fi MMO’s web presence, platform capabilities, and the development of its persistent universe, and has been working with CIG on the project since 2019. The partnership with Turbulent has [...]

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Rainbow Six Player Sentenced To Three Years Of Community Service For Ubisoft Swatting Incident

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Ubisoft Montreal developers faced a terrifying ordeal in 2020 when their office building became the target of a form of harassment commonly employed by the online gaming community known as “swatting.” Police stormed the publisher’s office upon receiving a fake call about a hostage threat, prompting a lengthy police search and leaving frightened employees to barricade themselves on the building's [...]

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Valve Clarifies Its Stance On Blocking Games With AI-Generated Content And Assets

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As the use of various AI generators becomes commonplace, Valve has addressed concerns surrounding potential copyright issues related to their use, particularly in Steam-approved games. The company recently started to discreetly remove Steam games with AI-generated content but clarified that their goal is not to discourage the use of AI tools but to ensure developers have sufficient rights to use [...]

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Gameforge Responds To Magic To Master Studio’s Threats And ‘Wild Allegations’

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Last month, Gameforge slapped Laniatus with a copyright infringement complaint against the studio’s Magic to Master revival. The DMCA strike promptly led to the suspension of the game’s ongoing Kickstarter campaign and its YouTube channel. Laniatus responded with a strongly-worded statement saying that they were being falsely accused and threatening to set an example by filing a complaint and lawsuit [...]

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