Nintendo sued over the JoyCon controllers

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  1. BlueFox gui

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    what fools?
    nintendo or the other guys? XD
     
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    that's why they are perusing this fools errand of a lawsuit . their broke! :rofl:
    nintendo at them in court:
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  3. WiiUBricker

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    I bought a gamevice grip for my iphone back then. I returned it the same day because it was crappy as fuck.
     
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    I hope they get a counter lawsuit for wasting their time and go out of business. Patent-troll bastards.
     
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    But what about HD rumble and motion controls, and NFC and $50 controllers? O_O

    Wait, they have a pro controller and 3rd party controllers, they could just sell it with pro controller until redesign can happen for joy cons.... or LET US US OUR ALREADY PAID FOR WII CONTROLLER! O_O
     
  6. Judas18

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    Pretty sure Nintendo has a patent for the joy-con no? So really this lawsuit has no leg to stand on. By these standards companies like Moga could file lawsuits against Gamevice for creating a product that does the same thing and the design being ever so slightly similar.
     
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    I wouldn't even mind it, honestly. The value of my Switch would skyrocket. That said, Nintendo will win this case, that thing is nothing like Switch. Even forgetting that it's two separate joy cons, the sticks are in completely different positions, the D-pad is completely different, and I don't even know if that thing has triggers or shoulder buttons. Let alone HD rumble, amiibo scanning, etc.
     
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    Can you smell that?

    Yep.

    It's the smell of all of Gamevice's money going up in smoke.
    "Lets take on Nintendo to get some easy money!" said soon-to-be-bankrupt Gamevice
     
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    If the controller had detachable sides they would have a case and win.
     
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  11. MAXLEMPIRA

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    Honestly.... this make me think that "sone company" is giving money to them for the lawsuit xDD
     
  12. Xanthe

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    It looks nothing like the wikipad. Wikipad will loose this lmao

    Even so, it would be cool having a rare console
     
  13. CMDreamer

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    Somthing like those "PSP" clones being sold on chinese stores online and on MercadoLibre for the same price as an original PSP... Did that crappy brand owner even sued them for the resemblance?

    That's exactly what I was about to say.
     
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  14. RedBlueGreen

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    That's probably why they're suing. If it flopped they probably made nothing so they might be trying to get money this way. They have no case, and if anything the Wikipad looks more like the Wii U gamepad than the joy cons look like the Wikipad. Not only are they going to lose, they're going to waste resources if they pursue this.
     
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    Would be funny if the Switch got banned but the similarities just aren't close enough, otherwise at some point nothing can be done anymore because everything is somehow patented already. :P
     
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    all they need to do is redesign sadly that may make the switch 2.o non portable causing sales to sink where's Annon when you need em?
     
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  20. mech

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    Depends on patent filing date not a product release date. :P