Plagiarism

07.19.12
Chinese MMO developer accused of plagiarizing Torchlight backs down
07.19.12

Chinese MMO developer accused of plagiarizing Torchlight backs down

Faced with ongoing allegations that it stole assets from Torchlight, Chinese developer EGLS has n...

By B. Royce,   07.19.12
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07.18.12
Torchlight assets allegedly stolen by Chinese MMO [Updated]
07.18.12

Torchlight assets allegedly stolen by Chinese MMO [Updated]

There are times when things in one game seem eerily similar to another game, and then there are t...

By MJ Guthrie,   07.18.12
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04.26.12
Blatant Hero Academy rip-off on App Store is the laziest yet
04.26.12

Blatant Hero Academy rip-off on App Store is the laziest yet

It's astoundingly easy to make an app and have it published on the App Store, a fact that has helpe...

By J. Conditt,   04.26.12
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02.02.12
Ask Massively: Thieving on the fast track edition
02.02.12

Ask Massively: Thieving on the fast track edition

One of our readers was kind enough to point us to two sites that, once again, were stealing our p...

By E. Lefebvre,   02.02.12
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11.09.11
Mortal Online plagiarizes EVE Online's terms of service
11.09.11

Mortal Online plagiarizes EVE Online's terms of service

There's always that temptation in high school and college to simply copy someone else's work to g...

By J. Olivetti,   11.09.11
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05.08.10
Alganon steals press release from BioWare
05.08.10

Alganon steals press release from BioWare

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By J. Reahard,   05.08.10
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12.12.08
Metal Gear Solid theme unused in MGS4 due to plagiarism claims
12.12.08

Metal Gear Solid theme unused in MGS4 due to plagiarism claims

Why wasn't the iconic Metal Gear Solid theme used in Metal Gear Solid 4? Because, as Gamasutra repo...

By R. Nelson,   12.12.08
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09.03.08
Fan Art bears resemblence to work of Michael Turner
09.03.08

Fan Art bears resemblence to work of Michael Turner

On the left is a piece of art by the late Michael Turner, who passed away in June of this year. On...

By M. Gray,   09.03.08
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05.12.08
Crystal Castles rips off chiptune artists
05.12.08

Crystal Castles rips off chiptune artists

For those of you who don't follow indie music, no, we're not throwing plagiarism accusations at Atar...

Posted   05.12.08
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