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David Hoppe

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Phoenix Wright: Gaming’s Legal Legend

1000 648 David Hoppe

Deemed too niche for American audiences, the first game in the Phoenix Wright series was released in 2001 on the Game Boy Advanced only in Japan. However, Phoenix proved to…

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video games lawyer

GTA V: A Home Run, But Not Without Controversy

1000 648 David Hoppe

The highly anticipated and much publicized newest installment in the Grand Theft Auto franchise, Grand Theft Auto V, was released last month for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, shattering all…

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copyright lawyer

The Age of Monetization

1000 648 David Hoppe

The word “monetization” is not a new; officially it means to coin money, or to establish something as legal tender, but in recent years has come to mean utilizing something…

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If Content Is King, Then Netflix Rules!

1000 648 David Hoppe

“Sometimes you’re up, and sometimes you’re down,” the old saying goes. And no one knows that better than Netflix. After several dismal years, and a crisis of investor confidence, the…

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media lawyer

Your Television is about to be Disrupted!

1000 648 David Hoppe

Major broadcast networks including Disney’s ABC, News Corp, CBS, and Comcast’s NBC Universal are in a fight for their lives, so to speak. Their nemesis: Aereo, a start-up that offers…

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After Ten Years, King’s Sweet Recipe Pays Off.

1000 648 David Hoppe

It’s one of the most successful gaming apps on iOS and Android, and the subject of a frenzy of posts and articles in the blogosphere.

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video games lawyer

Is Japan’s Video Game Industry Back from the Dead?

1000 648 David Hoppe

Over the past thirty years, Japan’s Tokyo Game Show (commonly known as “TGS”, an annual video game expo held in the Makuhari Messe, in Chiba, Japan), and the country at…

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David Hoppe to speak at GDC Europe 2013

1000 648 David Hoppe

Regulations governing the burgeoning area of crowdfunding in Europe and the United States continue to develop, with some jurisdictions emerging as preferred venues for online fundraising and others where crowdfunding…

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Hatsune Miku: Virtual Diva

1000 648 David Hoppe

On her own, Japanese pop superstar Hatsune Miku can’t sing. Nor can she rap, dance or DJ. She is drug- and alcohol-free because she can’t indulge in either, and she…

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China’s ban on video game consoles may end

1000 648 David Hoppe

The gaming world is buzzing with excitement as reports emerged earlier this year from the Chinese Ministry of Culture indicating that China might be ready to overturn the thirteen year…

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