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    Exclamation Ousted Infinity Ward founders file suit against Activision

    Source: Ousted Infinity Ward founders file suit against Activision



    Quote Originally Posted by Joystig
    Former Infinity Ward heads Vince Zampella and Jason West are bringing a lawsuit against Activision for breach of contract and other claims, after Activision terminated their employment on March 1. The press release announcing the suit claims that Activision was scheduled to pay "substantial royalty payments," but fired them before the date of the payment.

    "Instead of thanking, lauding, or just plain paying Jason and Vince for giving Activision the most successful entertainment product ever offered to the public," attorney Robert Schwartz said, "last month Activision hired lawyers to conduct a pretextual 'investigation' into unstated and unsubstantiated charges of 'insubordination' and 'breach of fiduciary duty,' which then became the grounds for their termination on Monday, March 1st."

    In addition to compensation, the suit seeks to return the contractual rights Zampella and West previously had to the Modern Warfare brand.
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    The outcome of this will be very interesting.

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    Very Intrested in what happends with this... Nice Catch FAVS!!!!


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