Source: The Hollywood Reporter
For more than two years a lawsuit lingered over the video game industry. Activision, which produced blockbuster video games such as Call of Duty and Modern Warfare, was embroiled in a lawsuit with two game designers Vince Zampella and Jason West. Both men cofounded Infinity Ward in 2002 with the goal of creating an "artist-friendly" company. Infinity Ward was eventually acquired by Activision.
A few months after the release of Modern Warfare 2, on March 1, 2010 Activision fired Zampella and West for "insubordination." The designers also filed a lawsuit countering Activion's claims. What was gearing up to be biggest trial in the history of the video game industry, never came to fruition. Activision settled its dispute with Zampella and West at the eleventh hour.
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