Group of 38 Infinity Ward employees sues Activision - destructoid

Group of 38 Infinity Ward employees sues Activision

6:30 PM on 04.27.2010

Jordan Devore

Managing Editor


This back-and-forth between Activision and Infinity Ward is not going to end anytime soon, it seems. The latest update is that 38 employees from the developer have joined together to file a lawsuit against the uber-publisher for unpaid Modern Warfare 2 bonuses.

It should be stated that not all of the 38 have left Infinity Ward yet. G4's coverage of the suit has a few choice quotes from Bruce Isaacs, one of the attorneys representing the "Infinity Ward Employee Group."

Allegedly, Activision withheld the owed money "in an attempt to force employees of Infinity Ward to continue to work at a job that many of them did not want just so Activision could force them to complete the development, production, and delivery of Modern Warfare 3."

They're looking to "recover between $75 million and $125 million, if not more, in compensatory damages," plus "the additional amount of $75 million to $500 million as an award for punitive damages."

For a specific breakdown of where those numbers stem from, along with a more comprehensive summary -- y'know, not shortened down to four paragraphs -- follow G4's report.

UPDATE: 38 Infinity Ward Employees File Lawsuit Against Activision Over Royalties, Alleges Devs Held "Hostage" [G4]




Get comment replies by email.     settings



Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your security software's whitelist.

Jordan Devore
Managing Editor follow
 DtoidJordan
Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!

MORE FROM destructoid

1

Review: Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain

by Chris Carter


2

Review: Omega Quintet

by Josh Tolentino


3

Review: Environmental Station Alpha

by Jed Whitaker


4

Review: Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart

by Kyle MacGregor


5

Review: Westerado: Double Barreled

by Jed Whitaker


6

Review: Uncanny Valley

by Stephen Turner


7

Review: Shadowrun Chronicles - Boston Lockdown

by Chris Carter


8

Review: Broken Age: Act 2

by Caitlin Cooke


9

Review: Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure

by Chris Carter


10

Review: SWR JST DX Selective Memory Erase Effect

by Jed Whitaker





Back to Top