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In Plain English: Epic Takes On Counterfeiters

Here’s a quick tip on counterfeiting merchandise from one of the most litigious companies in the gaming industry: Don’t. Epic Games is back in court, because the company refuses to let its lawyers have an easy week. This time around, the company isn’t going after Fortnite cheat distributors. On April 25, 2019, Epic filed suit […]

IPE Update: Epic Games v. Sperry Ends

Another Epic Games lawsuit has come to a close. Plaintiff Epic Games and defendant Joseph Sperry, a.k.a “Spoezy” in a lawsuit related to the creation and distribution of cheat software for the video game Fortnite. According to the lawsuit filed by Epic, Sperry promoted, marketed, and sold the cheats to third parties for financial gain, […]

[Rant] Another Day, PUBG Tries To Claim Ownership of “Chicken Dinner”

It must be a day ending with Y, because PUBG Corp is once again trying to fraudulently claim ownership to something it definitely didn’t create. If PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has anything to tell us here at MMO Fallout about Brendan Greene, it’s a tale of a man deluded by his own creation. While nobody would argue […]

[Bad Press] Kotaku Lies About Smash, Doubles Down

Kotaku UK, a website that bills itself as “Kotaku, but without the integrity of Jason Schreier.” When Kotaku UK isn’t pumping out plain old clickbait compost for articles, they’re pumping out slanderous clickbait compost. Last night marked the launch of Smash Bros Ultimate 3.0, and also the release of Nintendo’s first DLC fighter Joker from […]

Snapshots: My Pink Bean Edition

Today’s snapshot comes to us from MapleStoryM, the mobile spinoff of everyone’s favorite game to say “I remember that game.” The folks at Nexon are hosting an event (go figure) for My Pink Bean. The gist of the event is that you get food to feed your bean, with the ultimate goal of leveling it […]

Diaries From H1Z1: I Walked 100 Levels, And I Won’t Walk 100 More

I promise this is my last piece about H1Z1 for a while, because I officially quit. Last week I reached the promised land, the deluxe apartment in the sky if you will. I hit level 100 on the H1Z1 battle pass. That’s right, praise me for accomplishing in roughly two months what most of you […]

MapleStory HOlds Co-Promotional Event With Line Friends On April 24

Iconic MMORPG MapleStory will hold a co-promotional event introducing characters from the Line Friends title to Maple World in an upcoming event. The Line Friends X MapleStory event starts on April 24 and runs through May 21, 2019, and is available for all players with characters at level 61 and higher. The event will feature […]

[Video] ArenaNet Teases Next Living World Episode

War Eternal is coming #GuildWars2 #GW2LivingWorld #GW2 pic.twitter.com/IoiasLilD4 — Guild Wars 2 (@GuildWars2) April 5, 2019 Today’s video comes to us from ArenaNet, who this week are teasing the next episode in the Guild Wars 2 Living World season. The trailer doesn’t give away much, including a release date which is yet to be released.

[NM] Kotaku Investigates Bioware, Bioware Makes It Worse

The only constants in life are death and taxes. The only constants in the gaming industry are EA (or a subsidiary) creating its own PR nightmare and then making the situation worse in response. If you’ve been following the tale of Anthem and its alleged six year development cycle, today’s investigative piece by Kotaku’s Jason […]

Bad Press: The Internet Falls For Another Con Artist [Fortnite Edition]

The internet has a such a vibrant imagination. For those of you healthy adults who don’t follow Fortnite news, Epic yesterday was accused of stealing artwork and using it as a cosmetic costume in their battle royale shooter. The tweet highlighting the claim showcased a Deviant Art user’s creation submitted September 2018 compared to the […]

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