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NCAA Reaches $20 Million Settlement With Former Players Over Video Game Likenesses

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The NCAA on Monday announced that they’ve come to a $20 million settlement with former NCAA Basketball and Football players over their likenesses being used in video games.  This settlement will go to former players that could not receive compensation for their likeness while they were in school due to eligibility and amateurism rules in college sports.  This comes shortly after a similar settlement between Electronic Arts (EA) and former college players over the same issue.  The settlement in that case was $40 million.  The Associated Press breaks down how these damages will be awarded.

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Origin’s On The House: Battlefield 3 And Plants Vs. Zombies Free!

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Origin recently started an “On the House” promotion, where they offer a game (or sometimes two) for free.  So far they have been older games, but still quality titles for free.  This month that trend continues with Battlefield 3 and Plants Vs. Zombies – Game of the Year Edition for the low, low price of Free!

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