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  • 30Mar

    Retired NFL players win the right to sue EA, basically

    Today, retired NFL players got a major legal win against Electronic Arts. Judge Richard Seeborg, of California’s Northern District, ruled that in the case of Davis et al. v. Electronic Arts Inc., the 6,000 retired NFL players will be able to move forward in their lawsuit against the game company. Lead plaintiffs in the case (including Tony Davis, Vince Ferragamo and Billy Joe DuPree) are basically suing for the use of their likenesses, which EA believed they had the right to use without compensation thanks to California law and the First Amendment. EA attempted to get the case dismissed based on California’s Anti-SLAPP statutes, which argue that legal cases basically meant to antagonize someone shouldn’t be able to move forward, but the court rejected EA’s positions. The NFL players are represented by Thomas Whitelaw & Katz, LLP. Matthew Meskell, who argued the case on behalf of the players, said, “The Court’s

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  • 30Mar

    ‘Awesomenauts’ release date announced

    It’s time to find out when Ronimo Games’ Awesomenauts will make its way to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3! On May 1, the game will launch in North America on PlayStation 3. On May 2, the game comes out…well, everywhere else. Including Xbox 360. If you’ll be at PAX East, you can get your hands on a playable version of the game during the show at Booth #754. Check out the video below to get your first taste of awesome.

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