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Bethesda has issued a cease and desist letter to the game Fortress Fallout for 'confusion' surrounding their use of the word 'Fallout' in their game title.  For reference, Fortress Fallout is a tower building mobile game, not at all similar to the Fallout series, but given the size of the company making it, they've got no choice but to find a new name rather than fight Bethesda on this one.  

You may remember Bethesda doing something similar to Mojang over the game Scrolls, but Mojang was lucky enough to win their case. As ridiculous as all of this is, if you're an indie developer, maybe just don't use anything remotely related to a Bethesda property in your game title; it's just not worth the risk.  Or, you know, just go all out and call your game The Elder Dishonored Rogue Warrior Fallout: New Scrolls.

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After being terminated without cause from Bungie in April, Halo composer Marty O'Donnell filed suit against his former employer, seeking unpaid wages, benefits and damages. Bungie has now settled with O'Donnell and are paying him $95,019.13.

call of duty news lawsuit panama manuel noriega Video Game Coverage - 8257245696
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Manuel Noriega, ex-dictator of Panama, is suing Activision Blizzard over his appearance in Call of Duty: Black Ops II, seeking lost profits and damages. His suit focuses on "blatant misuse, unlawful exploitation and misappropriation for economic gain," claiming his appearance in fictitious events heightens the game's sense of realism, in turn helping boost sales.