Forget Civil Court, Tencent Is Sending PUBG Cheaters To Prison

We’ve seen a lot of discussion about the morality of Epic Games suing people, including minors, for advertising their cheats in Fortnite, but while court-enforced injunctions may prevent some cheat makers from re-offending, Tencent over in China is taking a different approach; they’re getting law enforcement involved. According to a report out of Bloomberg, Tencent […]

Perpetuum Online To Shut Down Its Servers This Month

Perpetuum Online may be shutting down its official servers, but the game isn’t necessarily going away forever. Avatar Creations last week announced that, after seven years, the official Perpetuum servers will go offline as of January 25. If you happen to have an itch that only Perpetuum can scratch, you’ll still be able to log […]

Game Software/Hardware To Hit $165 Billion In 2018

It’s no surprise that the gaming industry brings in quite a bit of moolah each year, a number that has been increasing for years and doesn’t show much of a sign of slowing down. Analyst Digi-Capital today released a prediction that video game hardware/software could reach $165+ billion in sales and go as high as […]

[From the Vault] Rant: More Money Than Sense

(Editor’s Note: This piece is an unpublished rant from 2013 that I decided to release because it is mostly finished albeit a giant text of complaints, I feel it still holds true today. The story below is true.) I had an epiphany¬†moment way back when Final Fantasy XIV first came out in 2010 that drastically […]

Fantasy War Tactics R Celebrates 800 Days With Anniversary Event

Nexon’s Fantasy War Tactics is hitting its 800 day anniversary and if you don’t know what kind of present to buy for that kind of event then don’t worry about it. The presents are coming to you. Starting yesterday (November 11) and running for eight days, players can log in and gain daily gifts and […]

Lost City of Omu Update Hits Neverwinter In February

Perfect World Entertainment has announced that the next Neverwinter expansion will drop on February 27 on PC. Lost City of Omu continues the story where Tomb of Annihilation left off, pitting adventurers against the evil lich Acererak (are there any other kind of liches?) The expansion introduces new adventure zones, an endgame trial, expands the […]

IPE News: VIolating A Terms of Service Is Still Not A Crime

Good news, internet-goers, violating a website’s terms of service isn’t a crime. It hasn’t been for years, but a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has gone to solidify and embolden that ruling. In this case, Oracle USA sued Rimini Street Inc in Nevada District Court over allegations of misuse of their […]

Gazillion’s Bankruptcy Lawsuits Filed: First Hearing February 23

It’s been a short time since Gazillion Entertainment folded into bankruptcy and, as one might expect, the debt collectors are coming out of the woodwork to get their overdue money. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy case has been filed in California courts against Gazillion from three parties claiming a total of $695,123 in unpaid debt. The […]

Another Epic Games Lawsuit Settled With Permanent Injunction

Another Epic Games Fortnite lawsuit has been settled this month. Back in October, Epic Games filed lawsuits against a number of people creating and disseminating cheats for Fortnite in California and North Carolina state courts. A couple of those cases have already been settled and it looks like most of these cases will end with […]

Perfect World Entertainment To Shutter War of the Immortals/Battle of the Immortals

War is immortal, unless of course you’re referring to Perfect World Entertainment’s War of the Immortals which is one hundred percent mortal. Perfect World today announced that two titles in its library will be shutting down next week, those being War of the Immortals and Battle of the Immortals. Both titles have been in operation […]

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