10 Of The Most Expensive Video Game Mistakes

‘Def Jam Rapstar’

If you’re going to use real songs for people to rap to, it’s best to get the license to use all those songs. EMI, the music label who released the songs, sued developers 4mm Games and Terminal Reality for over $8 million. That led to Konami being sued for $9 million for misusing their funds received from the City National Bank to create the game.

Silicon Knights Vs. Epic Games

Silicon Knights sued and lost in a big way. Due to rising costs of developing Too Human with the Unreal Engine created by Epic Games, SK sued them and said it didn’t work as promised. EG then countersued for licensing disagreements as they still used the engine. EG won and were owed $9.2 million, and SK couldn’t afford the costs and dissolved.

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