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IPE Update: Brandon Lucas Files Motion to Dismiss Epic Lawsuit

Brandon Lucas has filed a motion to dismiss in North Carolina court this week. Lucas is currently being sued by Epic Games over causes of copyright infringement, breach of contract, interference with contractual relations, and unfair/deceptive trade & unfair competition in relation to alleged cheating and promotion of cheats in Fortnite. The Defendant Brandon Lucas […]

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Nexon Announces SINoALICE Global Release

Nexon this week announced that they will be bringing SINoALICE to global markets on iOS and Android. SINoALICE is being codeveloped by Square Enix and Pokelabo, and is a grim retelling of popular fairy tales including Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Three Little Pigs, and more. Gamers will likely recognize game director Yoko Taro, moon-faced developer […]

Jagex Details Premier Club 2019

It is November and that means time for a new annual premier club sale. RuneScape’s premier club generally goes on sale from mid-late November and stays available until early February. Perks for this year’s premier club include: 1 additional Treasure Hunter key per day 150,000 bonus loyalty points 3 premier club reward tokens (issued throughout […]

Tyler Barriss Convicted, Could Be Sentenced to 20+ Years

Los Angeles resident and soon-to-be long term prisoner Tyler Barriss has entered into a plea deal in federal court in Kansas and is facing a sentence of at least twenty years. Barriss previously pled guilty to his role in orchestrating a swatting incident which resulted in the death of a Wichita man at the hands […]

Maplestory Starts Gathering of Heroes Event

Nexon today released the latest event for Maplestory. Dubbed Gathering of Heroes, the event adds the Maple Alliance outpost where players can get set up and prepare for the battle against the Black Mage. The goal of the Alliance is to gather “Determination” and power up the holy light in the outpost to be able […]

EA’s Stock Is Crashing, Down Over 40% Since July

Electronic Arts just can’t catch a break. It’s been a rough year for Electronic Arts and it appears that the company’s investors are taking notice. In the last year that brought us the PR nightmare, consumer backlash, and subsequently underwhelming sales of Battlefront 2, the PR nightmare, consumer backlash, and subsequently underwhelming pre orders of Battlefield […]

RuneScape Preps For 2019 Premiere Club, Mining & Smithing Beta

The end of 2018 is nigh, and that can only mean one thing: The next annual Premiere Club package is going to be available from RuneScape. For the uninitiated, Premiere Club is an annual package of RuneScape membership that comes with extra goodies including an aura, exclusive outfits, pets, access to VIP worlds, chat badges, […]

Com2Us Posts $106.7 Million In Sales

Com2Us this week posted its third quarter revenue for 2018 and the results are positive. Third quarter sales amounted to $106.7 million USD with $33.8 million in profits, beating out the previous record of $26.5 million. Overseas sales accounted for 83% of revenue with North America and Europe accounting for 50% of those sales. For […]

Maplestory 2 Brings the Turkey, New Holiday Event Available

Nexon this week announced a new update and event for Maplestory 2. Beginning now and running through December 6, the Turkey Terror event is available to all players level 10+. In the event, players can take on a daily quest to defeat the wild turkey and complete it to earn the dashing turkey mount. There […]

In Response To Gambling Laws, Square Enix Starts Pulling Titles From Belgium

Earlier this year the Belgian government gave a clear warning to game developers: Fall into line with your gambling mechanics or face potential criminal charges including fines and even jail sentences. Over the last seven months, we’ve seen the industry take the threat very seriously (for the most part). Companies like Blizzard and Valve have […]

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