I still love Titanfall, and refuse to apologise

I still love Titanfall, and refuse to apologise

Jun 22, 2015

If you need to ask why I love Titanfall, I can only presume that you’re unaware of the giant robots and jetpacks. Reasonable at it seems to me to present that first sentence as a convincing argument of Titanfall’s worth, I suppose tradition dictates that I should elaborate a bit. I’m sure many of you have a good understanding of what...

West, Zampella, EA and Activision all on their way to court

West, Zampella, EA and Activision all on their way to court

Jun 20, 2011

As reported at MCV (and in greater detail at The Hollywood Reporter), the Modern Warfare debacle – which began with a mass exodus of staff from Infinity Ward, and resulted in the creation of Respawn Entertainment – is far from over. Jason West and Vincent Zampella have won the right to take their dispute with Activision to court; but it doesn’t quite...

Yet More Losses At Infinity Ward

In what continues to be one of the messiest break ups in gaming history, Activision’s Infinity Ward has seen more key staff members quit their jobs amidst continued cries of subterfuge on one side and unpaid dues on the other. Amongst the latest batch include two key level designers, a lead programmer and a specialist that all worked on Modern Warfare 2...

Fired Infinity Ward heads create new dev studio with EA

After taking a month or so out of work since they were kicked out of Infinity Ward by Activision’s security division, Jason West and Vince Zampella are back in the game, today announcing the formation of Respawn Entertainment, a development studio partnered with EA. Causing a major stir at the start of March, the creators of the wildly successful Call of Duty...