Nintendo wins injunction against man accused of distributing modded Nintendo Switch hardware and pirated games

Nintendo has managed to win an injunction against a man accused of distributing modded Nintendo Switch hardware and pirated games. Read on below for more details: "TorrentFreak has shared a copy of the injunction, which prohibits defendant Sergio Moreno from modifying, selling, renting, or distributing unauthorized copies of Nintendo technology, software, or trademarked material, as … Continue reading Nintendo wins injunction against man accused of distributing modded Nintendo Switch hardware and pirated games

Nintendo files multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the ROM website RomUniverse

Nintendo of America has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the ROM website RomUniverse. According to Polygon, the company is seeking damages in the amount of $150,000 for each copyright infringement, and up to $2 million for each trademark infringement. “This decision will help protect the UK games industry and the more than 1,800 developers worldwide … Continue reading Nintendo files multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the ROM website RomUniverse

Nintendo of America Donkey Kong lawsuit defender John Kirby passes away

It has been revealed that John Kirby passed away on October 2, 2019. He successfully defended Nintendo of America when Universal sued them over Donkey Kong. According to The Gaming Historian, other notable achievements include the following: Worked at the DOJ, uncovered widespread voter discrimination against African Americans in the South in the 60's. Personally … Continue reading Nintendo of America Donkey Kong lawsuit defender John Kirby passes away

Nintendo Switch Lite added to the Joy-Con drift lawsuit

Nintendo recently introduced Nintendo Switch Lite, a device designed specifically to play Nintendo Switch games in handheld mode. The Nintendo Switch Lite system is now available at a suggested retail price of $199.99 in three different colors: yellow, gray and turquoise. According to a teardown of the new system, the Switch Lite's analog sticks appear … Continue reading Nintendo Switch Lite added to the Joy-Con drift lawsuit

Nintendo is now repairing Joy-Con controllers for free, even outside the warranty period

A class action investigation is being conducted on the drifting tendencies of the Joy-Con controllers for Nintendo Switch. This has led Nintendo to share the following statement: “Customers will no longer be requested to provide proof of purchase for Joy-Con repairs,” the internal customer service details say. “Additionally it is not necessary to confirm warranty … Continue reading Nintendo is now repairing Joy-Con controllers for free, even outside the warranty period

Nintendo is aware that “some Joy-Con controllers are not responding correctly” with Nintendo Switch

A class action investigation is being conducted on the drifting tendencies of the Joy-Con controllers for Nintendo Switch. This has led Nintendo to share the following statement: "At Nintendo, we take great pride in creating quality products and we are continuously making improvements to them. We are aware of recent reports that some Joy-Con controllers … Continue reading Nintendo is aware that “some Joy-Con controllers are not responding correctly” with Nintendo Switch

Class action investigation conducted on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift

A class action investigation is being conducted on the drifting tendencies of the Joy-Con controllers for Nintendo Switch. The following comes from Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP: "CSK&D is investigating a potential class action based upon reports that the Nintendo Joy-Con controller for their Nintendo Switch gaming console can experience joystick drift issues. Specifically, … Continue reading Class action investigation conducted on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift

Pokémon GO lawsuit settles in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, is planning to settle a lawsuit from an augmented-reality game developer that challenged an ordinance requiring companies to get local permits for apps like Pokémon GO to be played in parks. Under the settlement agreement, the county won't enforce its rule and will pay $83,000 in attorneys' fees for California-based developer Candy … Continue reading Pokémon GO lawsuit settles in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Video: Pokémon GO Fest attendees are suing developer Niantic

A number of Pokémon GO Fest Chicago attendees are filing suit against developer Niantic, seeking travel reimbursement following last weekend’s event – where most people were unable to play the game due to a number of technical issues. Chicago-based attorney Thomas Zimmerman said he was contacted by Jonathan Norton, a California local who traveled to Chicago for the event. … Continue reading Video: Pokémon GO Fest attendees are suing developer Niantic

Niantic is being sued by Pokémon GO Fest Chicago attendees

A number of Pokémon GO Fest Chicago attendees have decided to file suit against developer Niantic, seeking travel reimbursement following last weekend’s event - where most people were unable to play the game due to a number of technical issues. Chicago-based attorney Thomas Zimmerman said he was contacted by Jonathan Norton, a California local who … Continue reading Niantic is being sued by Pokémon GO Fest Chicago attendees