Battle vs. Chess
|Battle vs. Chess|
SouthPeak Games (US)
|Release date(s)||May 17, 2011|
|Mode(s)||Single player, two player|
Battle vs. Chess is a computer simulation game of chess developed by Targem Games and Zuxxez Entertainment and published by TopWare Interactive. It was released on May 17, 2011 for PC (Windows and Mac), PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360 and Wii in Europe.
The game was never released in the United States following a lawsuit by Interplay Entertainment for trademark infringement due to its similarity to their title Battle Chess. The case went to trial by jury in the summer of 2012. The District Court of California came into session and given that after two years of litigation, TopWare Interactive discharged their lawyer, resulting in Interplay winning the case by default. The settlement was agreed upon on November 15, 2012. Terms of the settlement were $200,000 plus interest.
- Callaham, John (2010-12-05). "Interplay wins injunction against Topware's Battle vs Chess game". BigDownload. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
- "Interplay Entertainment Corp. v. Topware Interactive". FindACase. 2010-11-02. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
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