Blizzard Sues Over 'Warcraft' Copycat Game

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 3:51 PM EDT) -- Blizzard Entertainment has lodged a copyright suit accusing a Hong Kong game maker of ripping off its popular "Warcraft" games, telling a California federal court that the rival knew "exactly what it was doing" when it made the game.

In a complaint filed Friday against a company called JoyFun Inc. Co. Ltd., Blizzard claimed that a mobile and web-based game titled "Glorious Saga" stole distinctive elements from its Warcraft games, including the names and artwork for characters, locations and weapons, among others, to lure customers to buy the game.

But customers were quick to point out the similarities between the games,...

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