Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
April 30, 2017
arrowPress Releases






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Report: Updated Infinity Ward Lawsuit Alleges Activision 'Police State'
Report: Updated Infinity Ward Lawsuit Alleges Activision 'Police State'
July 9, 2010 | By Chris Remo

July 9, 2010 | By Chris Remo
Comments
    14 comments
More: Console/PC



In an update to a lawsuit filed against Activision this April, a group of current and former Infinity Ward employees claim Activision instituted a "police state" mentality at the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series developer, aimed at forcing the studio into creating the next Modern Warfare game.

According to a Kotaku report, the amendment to the April suit was filed in California today, with a court date set for May 23, 2011.

Furthermore, while the group was originally seeking unpaid bonuses and punitive damages totaling up to approximately $625 million, today's revision apparently cuts that figure by well over half to $216 million, at most.

That suit was preceded by one filed by ousted Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella the prior month, against which Activision filed a countersuit. According to Kotaku, a judge will hold a hearing August 5 of this year to determine whether the two lawsuits against Activision can be consolidated into a single trial.


Related Jobs

Impulse Gear, Inc.
Impulse Gear, Inc. — San Francisco, California, United States
[04.29.17]

Senior Narrative Writer
Mindshow, Inc.
Mindshow, Inc. — Los Angeles, California, United States
[04.29.17]

Lead Engineer (Unity / Virtual Reality)
Mindshow, Inc.
Mindshow, Inc. — Los Angeles, California, United States
[04.29.17]

Unity Engineer / VR Inverse Kinematics
Mindshow, Inc.
Mindshow, Inc. — Los Angeles, California, United States
[04.29.17]

Unity Engineer / VR Platform









Loading Comments

loader image