Nexon Sues ‘Dark and Darker’ Developer for Copyright Infringement
Korean game publisher Nexon has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Ironmace in a U.S. federal court. The Dark and Darker developer comprises former Nexon employees who allegedly copied the look and feel of a similar Nexon project they worked on previously.
The official stable release of the first person shooter game Dark and Darker is eagerly awaited by hundreds of thousands of fans.
Whether the full game will actually be released is uncertain, however, as the game is at the center of a legal dispute.
Last month, police in South Korea raided the offices of Dark and Darker’s developers, local game studio Ironmace. The legal action was triggered by a complaint from game publisher Nexon, which accused its rival of copyright infringement and stealing trade secrets.
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