Activision Blizzard lawsuit dismissed, investors allowed to refile

A federal judge has dismissed an investor lawsuit against Activision Blizzard but will allow the plaintiffs to revise their complaint and refile within 30 days. According to The investor lawsuit described Activision Blizzard as a “breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women.” US District Judge Anderson said that while the case argued that … Read more

Sony faces class-action lawsuit over PlayStation Store monopoly

Sony could soon find itself in a courtroom defending its decision to prevent third-party retailers from selling digital download codes. According to Bloomberg, consumers allege that Sony is operating a monopoly since it only allows digital games to be bought through its own PlayStation Store. Although you could previously buy codes on sites like Amazon, … Read more

Epic Games wins support of Open Markets Institute in its fight against Apple

If you missed the news yesterday, Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store after Epic Games implemented its own in-game payment system. In response, Epic is suing Apple. For its part, the Open Markets Institute is supporting Epic’s fight challenging Apple’s App Store monopoly. The Verge has done excellent reporting on this, so I recommend … Read more

Nintendo apologizes for Joy-Con drift

Nintendo has apologized for Joy-Con drift during a financial Q&A with the company’s president. “Regarding the Joy-Con, we apologize for any trouble caused to our customers,” said Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa. “We are continuing to aim to improve our products, but as the Joy-Con is the subject of a class-action lawsuit in the United States … Read more