• Sinking City developer uses DMCA request to get its own game removed from Steam

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Image: Frogwares
    Valve has removed The Sinking City from its digital storefront Steam after the company received a Digital Millennium Copyright Act request from the game's developer Frogwares, Vice reports. Frogwares claims that the game's original publisher, Nacon, hacked and pirated the game and republished it on Steam without the studio's knowledge.
    A Valve spokesperson told Vice on Tuesday evening that the company was able to collect “extremely strong evidence to indicate this version of the game was pirated,” and that the version of The Sinking City published on its digital storefront...
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  • Nacon calls out The Sinking City dev Frogwares for 'prejudicial comments'

    Nacon calls out The Sinking City dev Frogwares for 'prejudicial comments'

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    The saga of The Sinking City's legal woes continues.
    What you need to know
    French publisher Nacon and The Sinking City developer Frogwares are embroiled in legal conflict over The Sinking City.
    After alleging that Nacon pirated The Sinking City to port to Steam, Frogwares filed a DMCA claim to have the game removed, to which Valve complied.
    Nacon is now rebuffing Frogwares' allegations and accusing the developer of acting in "bad faith."
    Nacon further states that it is reserving the right to take legal action against Frogwares for what it deems are "aggressive and prejudicial...
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  • Nacon respond to The Sinking City piracy claims from Frogwares

    Nacon respond to The Sinking City piracy claims from Frogwares

    1 month ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    Nacon say their contract allows for a third party adaptation
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  • Nacon argues The Sinking City 'piracy' is within its contractual rights

    Nacon argues The Sinking City 'piracy' is within its contractual rights

    1 month ago - By Gamasutra

    Nacon has fired back at The Sinking City developer Frogwares, arguing that Frogware's lack of cooperation and a clause in its contract allows it to alter and host an alternative version of the game on Steam ...
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