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Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Court documents show ZeniMax has filed a lawsuit against Samsung, claiming Gear VR uses tech that infringes on ZeniMax trade secrets   —  “Powered by Oculus”  —  Former id Games execs John Carmack and Matt Hooper formulated an “attack plan” for mobile VR that would eventually lead to the creation …
May 15, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
Gaming hardware and peripheral company Mad Catz shuts down and files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after months of financial woes   —  Troubled hardware maker used up its ninth life  —  Mad Catz, Inc. has filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States.  As of March 30, the company has shut …
Mar 31, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
PlayStation Now's streaming library to expand with PlayStation 4 games this year, with a private beta rolling out in coming weeks to existing PS Now subscribers   —  PlayStation Now, Sony's game-streaming service for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC, will finally receive some more current games later this year.
Mar 13, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Polygon:
ZeniMax awarded $500M damages after jury finds Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey broke NDA; Oculus to pay $300M, co-founder Iribe to pay $150M, Luckey to pay $50M   —  A Dallas, Texas jury today awarded half a billion dollars to ZeniMax after finding that Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey failed …
Feb 1, 2017, 3:33 PMIn context
Christopher Grant / Polygon:
Nintendo Switch will launch with an online service that will remain free until later this fall, with additional details to come later   —  During the Nintendo Switch reveal event today, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima announced that the Switch will include a paid online service …
Jan 12, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Samit Sarkar / Polygon:
Microsoft says Xbox One software update will improve download speeds by up to 40% on sub-100 Mbps internet connections, up to 80% on over 100 Mbps connections   —  Gotta go fast  —  The latest system update for the Xbox One includes “several optimizations to game and app downloads,” …
Dec 15, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Super Mario Run launches on iPhone and iPad on December 15, will be free to download but unlocking full game will cost $10; Android release info not announced   —  Cost $9.99, but there's a free option too  —  Nintendo's Mario makes his grand appearance on the iPhone and iPad …
Nov 15, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Colin Campbell / Polygon:
Valve sends letter to Washington state regulator refuting allegations the company facilitates gambling via virtual item sales, says it tries to stop sellers   —  Company distances itself from online skin bets  —  Valve today sent a strongly worded riposte to the Washington State Gambling Commission …
Oct 19, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Brian Crecente / Polygon:
Pokémon Go sets App Store record for most downloads in its first week, Apple confirms   —  CLASH OF WHAT NOW?  —  There is still no official word on the number of times the incredibly popular Pokémon Go game has been downloaded, but Apple today confirmed to Polygon that the game has broken a record.
Jul 22, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Allegra Frank / Polygon:
Valve promises to crack down on third-party sites that use Steam to facilitate gambling, denies having any business relationships with such sites   —  Counter-Strike GO gambling sites asked to cease operations Valve is cracking down on third-party websites that use Steam to facilitate gambling, the company said in a statement today.
Jul 14, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context

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