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Legal wasteland: Bethesda secures Fallout MMO rights

Bethesda parent company Zenimax will pay out $2 million to Interplay as part of a settlement returning all Fallout MMO rights to the Fallout 3 publisher.

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Fallout Mmo headlines

  • Report - Bethesda and Interplay reach settlement in Fallout Online suit

    The protracted legal wrangling over Fallout Online may have come to an end.

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  • Bethesda's Fallout MMO injunction appeal rejected

    Bethesda’s latest salvo in the legal battle against Interplay’s Fallout MMO has failed to secure the publisher’s position.

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  • Bethesda's bid for a restraining order against Fallout MMO developer denied

    A US district court judge has denied Bethesda’s request for a temporary restraining order against Masthead, co-developer of Interplay’s Fallout MMO.

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  • Hines: Bethesda "own the rights" to Fallout MMO, not Interplay

    Bethesda VP of PR Pete Hines has told VG247 in unequivocal terms that Bethesda, not Interplay, owns the rights to develop any Fallout MMO.

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  • Bethesda court filings claim Interplay "is wrong" to use Fallout assets in its MMO

    Bethesda argued in court filings yesterday that its Fallout MMO licensing agreement with Interplay was clear-cut, and Interplay cannot legally use anything pertaining to the franchise, other than the name ‘Fallout” and is violating this agreement by using assets from the Fallout universe.

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  • Bethesda turned down chance to buy rights to Fallout MMO, says Interplay

    Interplay president Eric Caen has revealed Bethesda had previously turned down the rights to develop a Fallout MMO before the release of Fallout 3.

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  • Report - Bethesda drops Interplay lawsuit [UPDATE]

    Update: Well, apparently, the proceedings are not over. According to Peter Hines, it’s “still ongoing and has not been resolved. It is a minor procedural thing that took place, not a dropping of the lawsuit.” “The bottom line is it’s an ongoing legal matter, it’s in no way, shape or form done,” Hines continued. “We’re […]

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  • "Secret World of Warcraft type MMO" in development at Bethesda [Update]

    Update: We’re reliably informed the game is the long-rumoured Elder Scrolls MMO. According to papers filed in the court case between Interplay and Bethesda, the Oblivion developer has been working on a “World of Warcraft type MMO.”

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  • US judge denies Bethesda's injunction against Interplay

    US District Court judge Deborah K. Chasanow has denied Bethesda’s motion for an injunction against Interplay over licensing for the Fallout MMO its working on, and the Fallout Trilogy containing Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout Tactics. For now, at least, Interplay will be able to continue selling the bundle and the individual games, as well […]

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  • Rumor: First in-game screens for V13 surface

    What is being claimed as the first official in-game screenshots for Interplay’s Fallout MMO, Project V13, are over on The Vault Wiki. The site says it received the shots form an anonymous source, which it fails to name due to the current court battle between Bethesda and Interplay. Go have a look, and judge for […]

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  • Concept art for Fallout MMO released

    In between its lawsuit with Bethesda over the rights to the IP, Interplay has released concept art of the Fallout MMO, which is still in development at the studio, despite the lawsuit. “Keep in mind that this is concept art. It’s not finalized art, but it will give you a feel for what we are […]

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  • Court battle between Interplay and Bethesda still ongoing

    Looks as though the court dealings between Interplay and Bethesda over the Fallout MMO are not over just yet. According to a post on Interplay’s forums, the firm’s in-house has said that a hearing in the case is still “weeks away”. Hey, everybody. You will not often hear from me, but as Interplay’s in-house lawyer […]

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  • Bethesda challenging Interplay's rights to Fallout MMO

    Interplay’s 10-K mentions under “legal filings” that Bethesda may be challenging its right to a Fallout MMO. According to the document, Bethesda has yet to file proper action at this time; however, the Fallout 3 developers claim Interplay is in breech of trademark. Under the terms of Interplay using the Fallout name, the firm was […]

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  • Fallout MMO confirmed, is codenamed "Project V13"

    Interplay has confirmed that the Fallout MMO it talked about earlier this year is underway, and that it has an internal codename of Project V13. The info comes from the company’s new site. Click on the “new offices” button to see for yourself. Interplay had previously said it was seeking funds for the project: looks […]

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