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No Doubt and Activision reached an out-of-court settlement this week over the band's lawsuit against the publisher, finally bringing an end to three years of legal dispute. The Californian rock band first filed the lawsuit back in 2009, claiming their likenesses were only to be used in Band Hero wi...

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October 4, 2012 at 11:45AM
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The lawsuit between the band No Doubt and Activision, first filed way back in 2009, finally, finally has a court date. After Activision failed to have the suit dismissed in 2010, the suit will go to trial on October 15, reports GameSpot. The suit alleges that the band's likeness was used in an unau...

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No Doubt is officially allowed to sue Activision over its use of band members' avatars in Band Hero – again. Seriously, we've written this piece, like, three times already. This story is bananas. Sorry. No Doubt, the rock band led by singer Gwen Stefani, sued Activision in 2009, claiming it w...

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Adam Levine, lead singer of Maroon 5 (your little sister's favorite band three years ago), is suing Activision for inappropriately using his likeness in 2009's Band Hero, according to a suit found by The Wrap. Levine performed motion capture to have his avatar used in the Band Hero song "She Will...

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The LA Times reports a panel of judges, agreeing with a lower court ruling, rejected Activision Blizzard's appeal to throw out a suit by the band No Doubt over the use of its images in the game Band Hero. In a classic example of making sure to "read the fine print" on the contract, No Doubt sued af...

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If the whole West, Zampella and Activision kerfluffle is no longer satisfying your desire for daily litigation drama, we'd like to point you to an old friend we haven't heard from in a while. We speak, of course, of the No Doubt vs. Activision lawsuit, in which the former accused the latter of infr...

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Update: We've unearthed some screens of the PSP version, courtesy of Game Watch. There may be some difference between it and the XBLA version, but they'll probably look pretty similar. Peruse them in the gallery below. Microsoft's Major Nelson has announced that Qix ++ is headed to Xbox Live A...

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Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: CJ Sorg Well, after the incident with Courtney Love and Kurt, it looks like the whole issue of famous musicians in games is back in the press with No Doubt suing Acti...

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The multi-platinum rock band No Doubt has filed a lawsuit against Activision in a L.A. County Superior Court claiming its likeness was "transformed" into a "virtual karaoke circus act" in over sixty songs in the recently released music title, Band Hero. According to TMZ, No Doubt claims gamers were...

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Rock Band Weekly and Rock Band Wiikly combine forces this week to bring you one superlist of all of next week's DLC. There's a lot of content set to assault Harmonix's game, so we hope you like the bands listed in the headline above -- they make up the majority of what will be available for downlo...

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It's the Flood! Except this one comes from Texas and not an ancient circular super-weapon floating in space. As we learned yesterday, Stevie Ray Vaughan's Texas Flood album will indeed be next week's Rock Band DLC. Tagging along for the ride will be No Doubt. Stevie Ray Vaughan's Texas Flood (128...

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As predicted earlier in the week by the band's official site, next week's Rock Band DLC will feature the No Doubt compilation album The Singles 1992-2003. Two songs, New and Trapped In A Box, have been taken out without explanation. The rest of the songs are as follows: "Just a Girl" "It's M...

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As announced on the band's website, 13 of the 15 tracks from No Doubt's The Singles 1992-2003 album are heading to Rock Band next week. Harmonix has made the official announcement, and it looks like "New" and "Trapped In a Box" are the two songs cut from the list. No Doubt - The Singles 1992-2003 ...

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Even though the Wii hasn't received Rock Band 2 yet, Harmonix has promised us basically all of the game's DLC, as well as compatibility with other instruments, finally allowing the Wii version of the game to be the actual game. So, seeing as how No Doubt will be releasing 13 songs for download in Ro...

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The American punk-ska band No Doubt is bringing some of their best tracks to the Rock Band series. At least, according to a posting on the band's official website. The website states that "The Singles Collection" album will be coming to Rock Band on December 9 (probably December 11 for PS3 owners) ...

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It seems that Aerosmith isn't the only band staking their rhythm game claim with Guitar Hero III: Gwen Stefani's semi-ska/pop outfit No Doubt is set to hit the game ... well, today. It should be available on Xbox Live now as a matter of fact, and on PSN later today. 500 points will net you three s...

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