Myth of Empires developer sues Ark studio over stolen code allegations

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Danielle Partis

Company launches legal proceedings following accusations of copyright infringement

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Angela Game, the team behind sandbox strategy game Myth of Empires, has begun legal proceedings against Ark: Survival Evolved developer Snail Games following the latter’s accusations that the title is built from stolen code.

The lawsuit filed with the US District Court of California names both Snail Games and Ark publisher Wildcard as defendants, and claims that allegations of Angela Game infringing copyright and misappropriating “trade secrets” are “false.” It also seeks damages caused by the game’s removal from Steam.

It claims that the evidence provided to Steam to supplement the

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