THQ Sues Zuffa, EA Over Rights To UFC Video Game

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 3:33 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt video game developer THQ Inc. asked a Delaware federal court Friday for permission to avoid a settlement it reached with Zuffa LLC to give up its rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship video game franchise just months before filing for Chapter 11 protection, saying the agreement was reached unfairly.

In the complaint, THQ alleged former competitor Electronic Arts Inc. told Zuffa, which owns the UFC, about its struggling finances after breaking off negotiations to buy THQ, and that the two companies worked together to unfairly move...
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