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Orange Shirt Kid‘s mom is suing ‘Fortnite‘ creators over dance

Epic Games is facing yet another lawsuit over the use of dance moves in Fortnite, although this one might not be so straightforward. The mom of Orange Shirt Kid, whose Random dance reached the game as Orange Justice, is suing Epic for allegedly using the routine "without consent or authorization" and thus violating his copyright and trademarks. Rachel McCumbers‘ son submitted the dance to Epic as part of its BoogieDown contest an

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The real Pinkertons aren‘t happy with ‘Red Dead Redemption 2‘

The Pinkertons loom large as virtual adversaries in Red Dead Redemption 2, but now they‘re involved in a very real legal tussle over the game. Pinkerton Consulting Investigations has sent Rockstar Games a cease and desist notice claiming that RDR2 used the company‘s trademarks, including the Pinkerton‘s National Detective Agency badge, without permission. It also alleges that the game will "tarnish the reputation" of

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‘Black Ops 4‘ battle royale is free for a week starting January 17th

Were you too busy playing Red Dead or Spider-Man over the holidays to give other games a look? Activision would like to talk. It‘s running a free, week-long trial of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4‘s tentpole Blackout mode between January 17th and January 24th on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. If you‘ve wondered whether or not BO4‘s battle royale was good enough to tear you away from Fortnite or PUBG, you‘ll have plenty

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Excited and exhausted: The hours before the launch of ‘Vane‘

By the time our Skype call connects and Matt Smith says hello, it‘s already January 15th at the Friend Foe offices in Tokyo. After nearly five years of development and public promises, his studio‘s first original game, Vane, is out across Europe and Asia. It‘ll go live in the US in about six hours. "[I‘m] excited, really excited, exhausted, and kind of nervous as well," Smith said. "I think those are the main th

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Mattel‘s free ‘Uno‘ mobile game is now available worldwide

While third-party Uno apps have been around for some time, Mattel released its own mobile version of the classic card game in certain countries and on Facebook Instant Games last year. Now, the toymaker and NetEase, through their Mattel163 studio, are rolling out the game worldwide on iOS and Android.

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The Morning After: Larger Hadron Collider and return of RAZR

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Are you ready for another RAZR? Motorola probably hopes so, but in the meantime we‘re taking Tesla‘s latest driving assist for a road trip and trying on some self-tightening basketball shoes.

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EA‘s open-world ‘Star Wars‘ game is no more

Remember EA‘s open-world Star Wars game that promised bounty hunting across the series‘ universe? Anyone? No? Doesn‘t matter, it‘s been scrapped. EA Vancouver has cancelled the project, reports Kotaku, which it inherited in 2017 after shutting down its subsidiary -- and the title‘s original developer -- Visceral Games (of Dead Space fame). Source: Kotaku

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