For much of this year, Interplay and Bethesda have been at each other’s throats in a lawsuit over which of them owns the IP in the Fallout series of games (more on that here). Earlier this year, Bethesda tried but failed to secure a preliminary injunction blocking Interplay from doing any further Fallout-related work, including… Continue reading Interplay and Bethesda quietly settle Fallout lawsuit?
Duck and Cover reports that Interplay have released a lot of new material on their Fallout MMO, named “Fallout: Online”, including a new website. I’ve discussed on this blog several times previously the lawsuit between Interplay and Bethesda with the future of the Fallout IP (including Interplay’s Fallout MMO project) at stake. So far, there has been… Continue reading Fallout MMO details published – have Interplay and Bethesda done a deal?
Reports that Bethesda and Interplay have reached a settlement in their long-running US lawsuit over the Fallout series are incorrect. All that has happened is that one element of the lawsuit has been dropped by Bethesda. Until we hear differently from the companies themselves, the rest of the lawsuit seems very much alive. A quick… Continue reading Bethesa vs Interplay: the Fallout lawsuit isn’t over
The Fallout litigation continues with Bethesda reportedly going to the US Court of Appeal over its claim for a preliminary injunction to restrain Interplay using the Fallout IP, including developing ‘Project V13’, Interplay’s rumoured Fallout MMO. Bethesda’s original claim for a preliminary injunction was rejected in December 2009 (our summary of the dispute is here).… Continue reading Bethesda vs Interplay: Bethesda appeals over Fallout litigation
The battle over Fallout continues. Bethesda has failed in its attempt to obtain a preliminary injunction against Interplay in their ongoing legal battle over the Fallout IP – but this doesn’t mean the lawsuit is over by any means, contrary to what some reports have suggested. The Fallout IP is still up for grabs… The… Continue reading Bethesda vs Interplay lawsuit isn’t over yet
We previously blogged about Interplay’s lawsuit against Bethesda regarding the Fallout series of games. Now read on for another update in the ongoing litigation… To recap, Interplay sold the Fallout IP to Bethesda in 2007 having retained certain rights, including the rights to develop a Fallout MMO. Bethesda has now commenced this (US) lawsuit arguing that… Continue reading News: Interplay vs Bethesda (Part 2)
Bethesda has commenced Court proceedings in the USA against Interplay over the Fallout series of games (story first covered by Gamasutra). The facts seems to be: Interplay sold the Fallout IP to Bethesda in 2007, as part of which they agreed that Interplay would retain certain license rights, including the right to develop a Fallout MMO. … Continue reading News: Interplay vs Bethesda