Nintendo Switch Patent Battle: “Suspend All Sales!”

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Third-party hardware developer Wikipad Inc. (now known as Gamevice) are suing Nintendo over the detachable controller design of the Nintendo Switch as it supposedly infringes on their patent, with many suspecting the move to be pure opportunism as it took 5 months since the console’s launch for the lawsuit to emerge.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 17, 2017 12:01

    Pretty sure that I've seen these sort of tablet attachments BEFORE Nintendo Switch was ever even announced.... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 15, 2017 13:54

    You got all the fanbois down, except PC. Know a better source of parts suppliers and you will not have the same problem. A better example would be for PC fanboys justifying gaming linux, or how... More


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The memorable logo for the fictional Umbrella Corp. from Resident Evil has recently been discovered to also be the logo of a Vietnamese skin clinic, an incident that the clinic is regarding as a blunder committed by their third-party designer.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 14, 2017 11:31

    Melting skin from zombie virus is certainly a skin condition.... More

  • SomeDuder commented on June 11, 2017 17:22

    Then I'd say they are too goddamn late and have some catching up to do.... More


Zelda: Breath of the NES “Next Up on Nintendo’s Hit List”

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Nintendo have yet another high quality fan game to potentially take down against its creator’s will with “Zelda: Breath of the NES”, which combines the classic top-down Legend of Zelda formula with mechanics from the highly praised Breath of the Wild that will surely be a match made in heaven for Zelda enthusiasts.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 4, 2017 00:45

    A bloo bloo bloo. Cry me a fucking river you no talent hack. Another no-body hobbyist who has so little faith in their ability to making anything good on their own swings their dick around by... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 2, 2017 00:18

    congratulations virgin, you know the ins and outs of every indiegogo site, must be real proud of yourself. now go jerk off into a sock, loser.... More


Metroid Fan Remake Hit With DMCA Notice

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The recently released Metroid fan remake has not entirely surprisingly been hit with a DMCA notice, enraging numerous fans online and immediately causing them to point out that hundreds of other (albeit less polished) Metroid fan games have been unfairly left untouched.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 12, 2016 23:28

    It depends on the company. Some (ie. Konami) are huge fucking assholes.... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 12, 2016 23:25

    He's being plain retarded. It looks like the same guy is arguing that the sprites are copy-pasted from existing Metroid games that don't actually have those sprites. You can tell he hasn't played Metroid, and hasn't... More


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Ancient rock band Powerman 5000 have accused MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV of flagrantly stealing their music, an accusation which has been greeted by skeptics as little more than a plea for attention.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 5, 2016 00:37

    Do you really know what you're talking about when you talk about sentence structure?... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 2, 2016 20:31

    They changed it enough to avoid being sued, but clearly used the Powerman 5000 song as the staring point. Plagiarism doesn't seem to be viewed as negatively in Japan as the West. This is just a... More


Fallout 4 Mod Strikes Out Against MLB

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A baseball-inspired mod created for Fallout 4 has garnered the ill-will of the highly volatile MLB, who have condemned the mod and implied that they will “enforce their rights” as a result, a not untypical turn of events for such an organization confronting the evils of random modders online.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 20, 2015 03:27

    Haha they're never gonna win this case, it's fan art, and provided for free. You can only enforce copyright on things that are being monetized; at least when it comes to artistic things; which this... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 19, 2015 17:38

    what you just said makes absolutely no sense. I just lost 5 iq points reading it.... More


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Fabled No Game no Life artist Yuu Kamiya is the latest high profile figure to face some fairly convincing accusations of tracing the work of random illustrators plucked from the bowels of the Internet – which has sadly enough been proven to be a rather commonplace act despite the risks.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 22, 2016 07:40

    ... when did you ever hear about an anime studio "accidentally" having stolen Pixiv art in the anime? This only ever happened on NGNL, the story came out 6 months before the Kamiya Yuu Pixiv... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 22, 2016 07:35

    Yeah, but nobody has managed to demonstrate even a single example from other artists of how two pictures "coincidentally" look like they were traced. Yet for Kamiya Yuu, there are a whole pile of them.... More


SNK: “Square Enix = Criminals”

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Police raids on Square Enix have been followed up by furious excoriation by SNK Playmore, condemning them for “major criminality,” “completely insincere conduct,” and “pernicious conduct” by way of explanation – and confirming that the company is so adamant that certain Square Enix executives should be arrested that it has targeted them individually with criminal charges.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 19, 2014 21:04

    This very criminal lawsuit SNK filed against Square Enix is only the beginning of Square Enix's demise, due to the sheer fact Square Enix has already been known for sending C&D letters to fans creating... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 21, 2014 02:54

    So, how long til SNK sues Nathan Barnatt "Keith Apicary" for repeatedly saying "Neo-Geo" and using a MVS unit with actual footage of "Metal Slug" in a Neo-Geo tribute video? The gaming industry really is shit... More


Cops Raid Square Enix Over SNK Manga Parody

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Police have raided the offices of Square Enix over a complaint by SNK that popular Square Enix published manga Highscore Girl infringed its copyrights by including characters from its various games without the proper blood oaths.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 12, 2014 05:43

    They're implying that SNK is actually using their damn characters.... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 9, 2014 13:43

    what's the deal with airplane food?... More


Japanese Government “Will Stamp Out Anime Streaming”

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The Japanese government is promising to finally stamp out illicit anime streaming sites overseas, and in China in particular, and replace them with an official streaming site with the cooperation of publishers and studios.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 4, 2015 17:35

    Yosuga No Sora... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 15, 2014 12:17

    What anime is that from?... More


Manga Publishers “Will Sue Sites Posting Spoilers”

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Top manga publishers are vowing a legal crackdown on sites wicked enough to post spoilers about the plot of such gems as Naruto and One Piece, blaming them for their declining sales, and have already threatened one of one of the largest such sites into virtual closure.

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  • EccentricZebra commented on April 30, 2014 16:21

    I totally concur, my friend. But I'll stick with Manga Rock for now. Let us hope it happens, though!... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 27, 2014 11:37

    Just deprive japanese of internet access but stop ruining everyone else's lives outside that fucked island, nature reserve for monkeys. Japan, just disconnect yourselves from internet.... More


Outrage at OreImo Rip-Off Kickstarter

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International OreImo fans have been outraged by the gall of the latest Kickstarting beggar to appear, after he was caught shamelessly ripping off artwork in the most blatant manner possible from everything from Ore no Imouto to Senran Kagura…

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  • Anonymous commented on October 4, 2013 23:26

    Because a lot of westerns don't know how to produce anime properly. NONE of the true anime-designed books are translated. I have to order mine overseas. The anime has actual porportions where the face and mouth... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 4, 2013 23:24

    I hate fuckers like this. It's not your artwork, you render it to some PG-13 fuckafied shit and it's not YOUR work. Stop stealing from the japanese with your blatant rip-off shitty blood-fest americanized shit stories... More


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