AdExchanger - 6 hours 28 min ago
Here's today's AdExchanger.com news round-up Want it by email? Sign up here. Tim's Turn Apple CEO Tim Cook will soon testify in the company's lawsuit with Epic Games. Epic sued after its hugely popular game Fortnite was kicked out of the App Store last year for flouting Apple's 30% cut of in-game revenues. Epic claimed that ... Continue reading » The post Tim Cook To Push Back Against Epic's Antitrust Claims; Omnicom Gets In The Clean Room Game appeared first on AdExchanger...
CNET - 11 hours 1 min ago
Fortnite maker Epic Games sued Apple over its restrictive policies over its iPhone App Store. Now, top Apple execs begin their testimony.
PC Gamer - 12 hours 37 min ago
Nreal is a little too close to Unreal for comfort, especially with its AR glasses about to launch in the US.
Eurogamer - 18 hours 8 min ago
Chinese augmented reality headset company Nreal is being sued by Epic Games, developer of Fortnite and Unreal Engine. If you hadn't guessed already, the squabble is over the name Nreal, which Epic Games argues is deliberately similar to its own Unreal (thanks, The Verge ). The two companies have been warring over the name for years, though this latest legal challenge from Epic appears to have been sparked by an Nreal boast it had "big news" - seemingly, that its Nreal smartglasses were...
The Verge - 19 hours 12 min ago
Nreal Epic Games has sued smart glasses maker Nreal for infringing on its Unreal Engine trademark. Epic, which filed the case late last week , claims it's "no coincidence" that Nreal's name "looks and sounds virtually identical" to Unreal's branding. As Nreal plans a US launch later this year, Epic wants to recoup damages and scuttle its application for a trademark. Epic argues that on top of "Nreal" sounding a lot like "Unreal," both companies are competing...
Eurogamer - 19 hours 22 min ago
The Chivalry 2 crossplay open beta kicks off next week, developer Torn Banner Studios has announced. The multiplayer first-person slasher inspired by medieval movie battles launches its new open beta on 27th May. It ends on 1st June. The open beta is a free download on PC via the Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, and on Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S. Read more...
Niche Gamer - 19 hours 49 min ago
SNK have announced that Samurai Shodown will be heading to Steam, along with revealing DLC character Shiro Tokisada Amakusa. As stated in the press release, the game will now be heading to steam, after having been an Epic Games Store exclusive on PC for over a year. In June 2019, Samurai Shodown director and art director Nobuyuki Kuroki stated […] The post Samurai Shodown Heads to Steam June 14; Shiro Tokisada Amakusa DLC Character Announced appeared first on Niche Gamer .
Tech Meme - 20 hours 36 min ago
Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal : Tim Cook is expected to testify for about 100 minutes in Epic v. Apple late this week or early next; Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi will testify before Cook — The iPhone maker's chief executive is set to argue the company's case against Epic Games' antitrust claims...
Eurogamer - 21 hours 14 min ago
Samurai Shodown hits Steam 14th June with a new DLC character, SNK has announced. The fighting game arrives on Steam a year after it launched on PC via the Epic Games Store. On the same day, new DLC character Shiro Tokisada Amakusa comes out. Read more...
Tech Meme - 23 hours 17 min ago
Shannon Liao / Washington Post : Q&A with Bloomberg's Jason Schreier on his new book Press Reset, which expounds on closures of video game studios like Irrational Games, the makers of BioShock — Last Friday, Epic Games Store vice president and general manager Steve Allison took the stand in the Epic v. Apple court trial, walking listeners through his resume.