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Comment: Considering the identical nature of the products-- (Score 1) 96

by Quarex (#25812203) Attached to: Crowdsourcing Site Offers Rewards To Bust Patents
--Konami is a malicious patent-abuser for patenting the technology behind and releasing essentially the same game as Guitar Hero years beforehand, and receiving no royalties for this? That is not the best case to use to win over otherwise neutral third parties like myself.

I realize the point is that the patent is broad ... but ... Guitar Freaks and Guitar Hero are so similar I have always assumed they WERE made by the same company, just the same company that got the idea to use copyrighted music. Seriously, they are like two editions of the same game.

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