Timegate beats Southpeak in Section 8 lawsuit

Timegame Studios, developer of the Section 8 first person shooter, has just won an interesting lawsuit against publisher SouthPeak Interactive (via Houston Press and Courthouse News).  The case is a useful reminder of both the strength and weaknesses of arbitration, as well giving us some useful practical tips for drafting good publishing agreements (skip to… Continue reading Timegate beats Southpeak in Section 8 lawsuit

SouthPeak loses in further CDV/Gamecock legal battle

A UK High Court judge has found games publisher SouthPeak liable for inducing copyright infringement in a long-running legal battle between CDV, a German distributor of games including Velvet Assassin and Pirates vs Ninjas, and Gamecock, a SouthPeak subsidiary. The judgment follows a November 2009 Court ruling which saw CDV win a breach of contract… Continue reading SouthPeak loses in further CDV/Gamecock legal battle