Ska-pop band No Doubt won’t be going to court with games publisher Activision, after settling their lawsuit weeks before a trial was due to start. The case focused on Band Hero, the music game released in 2009, which featured frontwoman Gwen Stefani as a playable character. The problem (from the band’s perspective) being that she could be played with other artists’ songs, including tracks like Honky Tonk Women whose lyrics the band disapproved of. Cue the lawsuit for fraud, breach of contract and violation of publicity rights. No details are available on the settlement itself, including any payment made by Activision.

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