Beyonce has lost the latest round in her legal battle with a video game company.
The Crazy in Love singer was hit with a lawsuit in April (11) from bosses at Gate Five, alleging she inadvertently put 70 staff out of work after "abruptly abandoning" her project with the company.
Gate Five owners claim they were preparing to release a game called Starpower: Beyonce, but it fell through when she walked away from the deal last year (10).
On Tuesday (06Dec11), lawyers for the singer applied to have the case thrown out at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, but judge Charles Ramos rejected the request and ruled Gate Five can press ahead with the lawsuit.