To say that Epic Games is suing a 14 year old because of cheating would be boiling down the story into its base parts and picking out the wrong piece to focus on. It’d be like me covering a burglary and the headline being “Man Arrested For Putting Some Money In His Pocket,” (Note: I’m not equating the two). There is also a misconception going around that Epic cannot sue Rogers as he is 14 and therefore not an adult. This is also not true, as in the United States a child can be sued for willful or malicious damages, in which case his parents would be liable for paying said damages. Most states cap this amount, however North Carolina actually doesn’t have such a cap on damages. … [Read more...] about In Plain English: No, Epic Games Isn’t Suing A 14 Year Old Just For Cheating
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Last month, Fortnite developer Epic sued two alleged associates of a cheating software site as part of the studio’s hard-line approach to cheaters. Makes sense; cheating is not all right, and this approach has a chance to actually shut down some cheating. Only the mother of one of the defendants has come forward protesting Epic’s actions, stating that her 14-year-old son is being made into a scapegoat and is unfairly being targeted by this legal action. … [Read more...] about Mother of Fortnite cheater claims that her 14-year-old son is being used as a scapegoat
As TorrentFreak (via GIbiz) noted, the court took that letter as a motion to dismiss (the family hadn’t responded officially otherwise). Epic has since refiled its complaint as a reply to that motion, claiming that it didn’t know the kid was a minor and that he had agreed to the EULA. … [Read more...] about Kids these days: Fortnite fights a 14-year-old in court, signs 13-year-old to e-sports team
Blizzard is kicking off November with a month of festivities celebrating the game’s 14th birthday and beyond, beginning with BlizzCon this weekend, then Darkmoon Faire, Pilgrim’s Bounty, Day of the Dead, the Moonkin Festival, and other PvE and PvP mini-holiday goodies. … [Read more...] about World of Warcraft is 14 years old this month – where were you when it launched?
Despite its growing age, RuneScape is doing better than ever. Its recent launch of Old School RuneScape on mobile gave the game a hefty boost pushing the total subscriber count to over 1 million. The game's mobile launch has been a huge success as it reached over 5 million installs since launch and pushed the franchise to its highest ever monthly active user figure. … [Read more...] about RuneScape Turns 18 Years Old with Highest Ever Paid Members