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02.07.14
Valve can restrict resale of digital games in Germany, court rules
02.07.14

Valve can restrict resale of digital games in Germany, court rules

​The Regional Court of Berlin has dismissed a lawsuit from the German consumer organization VZBV ag...

By J. Conditt,   02.07.14
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07.19.13
UKIE 'pretty confident' UK tax relief will go through despite EU doubts
07.19.13

UKIE 'pretty confident' UK tax relief will go through despite EU doubts

UK gaming trade body UKIE is "pretty confident" the country's tax break proposal will be approved b...

By Sinan Kubba,   07.19.13
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06.24.13
European players locked out of resubscribing to SOE's EverQuest II [Updated]
06.24.13

European players locked out of resubscribing to SOE's EverQuest II [Updated]

It's not easy to be a European fan of Sony Online Entertainment of late. When the company announced...

By E. Lefebvre,   06.24.13
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04.16.13
EU Commission raises doubts over UK games tax relief, launching investigation
04.16.13

EU Commission raises doubts over UK games tax relief, launching investigation

The European Commission announced an impending "in-depth investigation" into the UK tax relief for...

By Sinan Kubba,   04.16.13
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07.03.12
EU ruling forces digital distribution to allow game transfers, may lead to legal account sales
07.03.12

EU ruling forces digital distribution to allow game transfers, may lead to legal account sales

If you're completely done with your account for a game, you may be tempted to sell it... but doin...

By E. Lefebvre,   07.03.12
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07.03.12
EU court rules it's legal to resell digital games, software
07.03.12

EU court rules it's legal to resell digital games, software

Buying and reselling any form of digital software is perfectly legal, the Court of Justice of the E...

By J. Conditt,   07.03.12
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02.13.12
Square Enix files for European trademarks 'Drakerider' and 'Blood of Chaos'
02.13.12

Square Enix files for European trademarks 'Drakerider' and 'Blood of Chaos'

The problem with trademark filings, folks, is that unless they're tied to an already existing intel...

By B. Gilbert,   02.13.12
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02.09.12
EU could lose tax breaks for game developers, threatens talent exodus
02.09.12

EU could lose tax breaks for game developers, threatens talent exodus

The European Union provides us a small-scale glimpse into the potential functions of a truly global...

By J. Conditt,   02.09.12
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01.26.12
Terraria goes retail in EU with 'Collector's Edition' on March 16
01.26.12

Terraria goes retail in EU with 'Collector's Edition' on March 16

Despite selling over 1 million copies of Terraria across Terra Firma, Merge Games believes the titl...

By B. Gilbert,   01.26.12
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