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Activision paid Infinity Ward over $493 million in bonuses since 2003

Hard numbers are starting to come out of the Activision v. Infinity Ward case as things continue to ramp up towards the actual trial, which is currently slated to take place next month. Specifically, Activision revealed during a hearing last Friday that it has paid out in excess of $493 million in ...

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West and Zampella on Activision lawsuit and 'Project Icebreaker'

Jason West and Vince Zampella have lived with their impending lawsuits from (and against) Activision to be bemused about the whole thing. "[Activision] said, 'He orchestrated his own ­firing' - I will never forget that," said West in a Game Informer interview, prompting Zampella to add "We're g...

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Activision v. Infinity Ward court date delayed

Former Activision employees and Infinity Ward founders Jason West and Vincent Zampella are taking Activision to court on May 29, after a few years of legal back-and-forth negotiations and counter-suits from Activision. The date was initially set for May 7, but was pushed back at Activision's reques...

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Infinity Ward's day in court: May 7, 2012

Former Infinity Ward bossmen Jason West and Vincent Zampella have an official court date of May 7, 2012 to settle their dispute with Activision. West and Zampella seek $125 million in unpaid royalties from Modern Warfare 2 sales and wish to reclaim their contractual rights to the Modern Warfare b...

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Here's the first (very blurry) image of Respawn Entertainment's unannounced game

Interested in seeing what's next from the duo who headed development on the majority of Call of Duty games? So are we. Unfortunately, all we've got is this very blurry image seen on Respawn Entertainment's newly launched website. Perhaps the unannounced project is being developed in Unreal Engine...

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Infinity Ward suit against Activision going to trial

After languishing in the legal system for over a year, the lawsuit filed against Activision by Infinity Ward founders Vincent Zampella and Jason West appears to be moving forward, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The publication reports that a Los Angeles judge has ruled that Zampella and Wes...

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Pachter: West, Zampella have no chance of getting Modern Warfare rights

In addition to being the official economic soothsayer of the gaming industry, Michael Pachter knows a thing or two about legal affairs. Actually, he has a pair of law degrees, so odds are good that he knows more than two things. Regardless, he recently sounded off to IndustryGamers about former I...

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Former Infinity Ward heads seek to void original contract with Activision

The complex and claim-ridden story of Activision and Infinity Ward won't get any legal clarification for some time still, but that doesn't stop former IW heads Jason West and Vince Zampella from trying to annul their original contract with Activision. According to a GameSpot report, an amended co...

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Judge: Activision's suit against EA and former IW heads can proceed

A California judge has ruled that the lawsuit filed by Activision against former Infinity Ward studio heads Vince Zampella and Jason West can move forward. EA originally filed to dismiss the case after Activision claimed that its rival colluded with West and Zampella while they were still under c...

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Activision successfully adds EA to countersuit, redacted email suggests MW2 map pack delayed for Bad Company 2 launch

Late last month Activision filed a motion to amend its countersuit against Vince Zampella and Jason West; specifically, it sought to include Electronic Arts as a cross-defendant after discovering that its largest competitor had schemed to "inflict serious harm on the company." Today we learned t...

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