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West/Zampella vs. Activision Trial Delayed
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The long-awaited courtroom showdown between Activision and ex-Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella has been postponed.

The trial had been due to get going yesterday, but proceedings - relating to West and Zampella’s dramatic exit from the company - will now kick off on Friday. The delay is the result of difficulties assembling a suitable jury pool.

Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle also ruled that the case must be completed within 22 working days. Attorneys had requested 30 days but the judge wants a ruling by 2nd July.

For more, check out the most recent news on the case, including details of Activision’s (allegedly) skulldugerous “Project Icebreaker.”

[via LA Times]




 
 

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Comment #1 by Jaganboy
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 05:41:26 AM
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That's a scary picture D:


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Comment #2 by Arron114
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 05:41:46 AM
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That grin just reduced my bank balance.


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Comment #3 by Wolverine674
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 05:52:59 AM
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His stare is eroding my soul.


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Comment #4 by GamePlayUK
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 05:57:19 AM
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god i hope zampella and west win the case... it will destroy COD and Activision!


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Comment #5 by A Social Reject
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 05:58:39 AM
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How difficult is it to get 12 (?) random people into a courtroom...


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Comment #6 by Sanchezz4387
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 06:00:37 AM
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my son just cried after looking at that picture


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Comment #7 by Di4L x MoTioNz
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 06:05:41 AM
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I'm surprised it's taken this long, they've released Black Ops and a sequel to their game in that time...


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Comment #8 by H0p3sfalL
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 06:27:33 AM
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Ah ! Just want to take a magic marker to that pic.


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Comment #9 by Empty Seven Man
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 06:38:10 AM
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@7 I'm sure they can fit in a couple cod games before it starts


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Comment #10 by Xero Link
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 07:06:46 AM
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@4 Them winning would restore COD to what it was before they raped it. The quality of the CODMW brand has went down hill drasticly since the entire staff of IW fell appart. I'd love for them to win, maybe the game will become less stale with actual creative mindnd working on the game.


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Comment #11 by Hansathan
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 07:08:09 AM
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Imagine waking up to that face hovering above yours.


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Comment #12 by HalfEVILmonkey
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 07:10:19 AM
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@#11: Haha that was so good. My only edit: Imagine waking up to that face hovering above yours...and he is naked.


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Comment #13 by BUZZARDIO 1080
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 07:43:50 AM
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@11 your wierd, but not as wierd/sick as @12 who is asking everyone to imagine kotick naked.no thanks.


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Comment #14 by Comatose
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 08:11:06 AM
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Im scared, I had nightmares of this face. I woke up...and its still there.


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Comment #15 by sm182
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 08:24:37 AM
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I guess they couldn't find a juror who hasn't played a CoD yet.


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Comment #16 by Steakslave
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 08:28:28 AM
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@5 I think they have to find 12 people who've never heard of CoD or Activision.

Remember what happened when they found 12 people who'd never heard of O.J. Simpson?


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Comment #17 by Opiate42
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 08:39:05 AM
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@ Wolverine

LMFAO!! That is EXACTLY how I feel.


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Comment #18 by GreatGaming88
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 08:53:00 AM
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Man seriously who cares about this crap? Stop wasting good article space on dumb shit like this.


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Comment #19 by PonySl4ystation
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 09:22:31 AM
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That's a smile that says "I earn way to much money to have to worry about being ugly"


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Comment #20 by TheBrute1997
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 11:45:06 AM
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They STILL haven't sorted this out yet?? It's been over 2 years now!


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Comment #21 by COMMANDO626
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 01:34:53 PM
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Oh my god RUN!!!!! He wants all your money!!!!


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Comment #22 by mcsteel31
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 06:10:16 PM
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Jeez give us a warining next time xbo360a sumbody might have a heart attack seenig the picture or serious turn bild or summit.


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Comment #23 by Scythe100
Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 07:08:05 PM
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http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/117556-UPDATE-Activision-and-West-Zampella-Settle

It looks like it isn't going to court anymore, which is a shame for anyone who wanted to know what really happened.


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Comment #24 by MasterGazelle
Friday, June 01, 2012 @ 01:53:44 AM
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@16 I hadn't realised the space problem was that advanced.

ppl! Never trust 'The smile'. Nor should you trust people that hold your elbow or forearm with their other hand when shaking hands.


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Comment #25 by MickeyT
Friday, June 01, 2012 @ 05:24:18 AM
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I was all for Infinity Ward back in the day, Call of Duty 4 is still my most treasured COD game, it was to me perfect in every way. MW2 & MW3 for story lines were good, but the multi-players were so-so.

So infinity ward doesn't matter to me since the team from COD 4 have all left. I hope Zampella and West, get all the credit and cash they should have in the first place!

AND next time please don't post a pic of that scumbag, I'm not gunna say his name, Hoe Dick! lol


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Comment #26 by Spud81
Friday, June 01, 2012 @ 06:36:11 AM
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They got 42 mill...happy days.


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