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User Info: thenoobdestroye

thenoobdestroye
4 years ago#1
http://www.gamechup.com/sega-sues-level-5-for-patent-infringement-seeking-900-million-yen-in-damages/

Sega...wtf.
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User Info: kupo1705

kupo1705
4 years ago#2
What is Sega doing lately?

User Info: Brocken_Jr

Brocken_Jr
4 years ago#3
is sonic their lawyer?
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User Info: Sephivengeance9

Sephivengeance9
4 years ago#4
I was unaware companies could patent things based on features offered by the hardware they're developing for. And from what was said in that little snippet of information it's like one company trying to sue another over having the "jump" command mapped to the "X" button. =/
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User Info: Irony

Irony
4 years ago#5
Sega is desperate for cash because of all the flops they release.
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User Info: doraemonllh1989

doraemonllh1989
4 years ago#6
haha die DIE LEVEL 5 DIE DIEEEEE

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User Info: gjc2007

gjc2007
4 years ago#7
Sega....you've been a pretty kick ass publisher this gen.

But I've gotta call bull**** on this one. There is no way they win this.
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User Info: Sophistication

Sophistication
4 years ago#8
Guess we can kiss Dark cloud 2 g'bye... unless Sony wants to hand it over to a developer with more money. Level 5 is broke as hell...
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User Info: kel25

kel25
4 years ago#9
This is bad news. Level 5 is a small company and this could put them out of business or severely hurt the company. They are one of the few companies left that I actually enjoy.

According to the article they are suing because...

“A mechanism to manipulate the characters by touching the screen with your finger or pen.” Sega is claiming that “two patents acquired by the company has been compromised”.

So why isn't Sega suing every single smart phone game and a large number of DS, 3DS, and Vita game developers?

User Info: OtakuGamera

OtakuGamera
4 years ago#10
i love sega, but this is seriously petty.
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