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News of the Week; November 29, 2017

GAMES Study: Pokémon Go led to increase in traffic deaths, accidents – Detailed look at accident reports shows 26.5% relative increase near Pokéstops. Parent rebukes Epic for suing teenage Fortnite player accused of cheating 14-Year Old Video Game Cheater Sued, Mom Says He’s A Scapegoat [Update] Good News for Game Developers: Court Extends Protections for Using Others’ Trademarks in […]

News of the Week; November 22, 2017

GAMES Russian Foreign Ministry Accuses America Of Supporting ISIS With Video Game Footage Clicker Heroes developer drops free-to-play model over ethical concerns: “We really don’t like making money off players who are in denial of their addiction,” says Playsaurus Citing ethics and better game design, Clicker Heroes 2 dev forgoes free-to-play: “The mere existence of real-money purchases […]

News of the Week; November 15, 2017

GAMES Humvee maker sues Activision over trademark infringement in Call of Duty Humvee maker suing Activision over trademark infringement in Call of Duty: Automotive firm says series success came “only at the expense of AM General” Complaint: Call of Duty Video Game Infringes Trademarks by Pervasively Featuring Humvees  Staffers stage walkout at IGN over mismanagement of […]