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News: Nintendo Responds To Guilty Verdict In 3D Patent Case

Nintendo Responds To Guilty Verdict In 3D Patent Case

"Nintendo is confident that the result will be set aside"

Nintendo has responded to the guilty verdict issued in its case against former Sony inventor Seijiro Tomita, who won $30.2 million in damages after insisting that Nintendo stole his idea for 3D display technology. The statement reads as follows: A jury awarded $30.2 million in damages to...

News: Nintendo Loses 3D Patent Case Against Former Sony Inventor

Nintendo Loses 3D Patent Case Against Former Sony Inventor

Ordered to pay $30.2 million in damages

A few weeks ago, we reported that Nintendo was being taken to court by former Sony staffer Seijiro Tomita, who insisted that the Kyoto company stole his idea for glasses-free 3D screens and used it on the Nintendo 3DS. Tomita's claim was that he demonstrated the tech to Nintendo in 2003, and that several of...

News: Nintendo To Appeal French Flash Card Case

Nintendo To Appeal French Flash Card Case

Company "extremely disappointed" with ruling

DS flash card manufacturer Divineo won big in France earlier this week, and Nintendo is not happy about it. A lawsuit filed by Nintendo against the company was thrown out in Paris’ Criminal Court earlier this week, with the judge saying that Nintendo should adopt a more open development system to allow anyone to create applications – like a PC, where..

News: Nintendo vs R4: The Lawsuit and the Snitch

Nintendo vs R4: The Lawsuit and the Snitch

A very un-Harry Potter like snitch website opens to combat R4 and their brethren

A while ago Nintendo won a lawsuit against retailers that sold and distributed R4 and R4-like devices. In case you didn't know, these are essentially carts which allow consumers to pirate DS games. Since then, those retailers were sent notices updating them on the situation and were told to immediately stop selling..

News: GoldenEye Designer Backs Virtual Console Release

GoldenEye Designer Backs Virtual Console Release

Martin Hollis would love to see 007 on the Wii...but also admits it's a legal minefield

The man behind GoldenEye - one of the most beloved N64 games of all time - has admitted that he'd love to see the game make it to the Virtual Console download service. Martin Hollis, formerly of Rare and now plying his trade at his own company Zoonami (Bonsai...

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