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West And Zampella’s Lawsuit Against Activision Goes To Trial

by Ernice Gilbert on June 18th, 2011, under Hot, industry news, News

Following a ruling in the favor of Modern Warfare creators Jason West and Vincent Zampella, the duo’s case against Activision is now likely to go to trial.

Sony Faces $1Billion Lawsuit

by Ernice Gilbert on May 3rd, 2011, under Hot, News, PSN, Sony

A Toronto firm named McPhadden Samac Tuovi has filed a proposed class action against Sony “for the breach of privacy.” The lawsuit claims damages in excess of $1 billion, which, if won, would see Sony paying the costs of credit monitoring services and fraud insurance coverage for two years.

Geohot: “PS3 Got Owned”

by Ernice Gilbert on April 16th, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, Sony

The case is now over, the dust has settled, and once again PS3 hacker and root key exposer George “Geohot” Hotz is talking loud on his blog. What’s the new show? Well he’s donated $10,000 to the EFF, with hopes that “America can one day again be a shining example of freedom, free of the DMCA and ACTA, and that private interest will never trump the ideas laid out in the constitution of privacy, ownership, and free speech”.

But that’s not all. What really brings pleasure to Geohot is that, according to him, the “PS3 got owned”.

Report: Sony and Square-Enix Face $5million FFXIII PS3 bricking lawsuit

by Ernice Gilbert on June 7th, 2010, under News, Sony, Square-Enix

IGN is reporting that Square Enix and Sony are being sued for $5 million because some copies of Final Fantasy XIII are allegedly causing PS3s to become unresponsive.

Former Infinity Ward Bosses File Suit Against Activision

by Ernice Gilbert on March 4th, 2010, under Activision, Infinity Ward

You know them well, Vince Zampella and Jason West have filed a lawsuit against Activision for breach of contract amongst other claims, after the publishing giant terminated their employment on March 1st, 2010.

US Court Flings Out Disabled Gamer’s Suit Against Sony

by Ernice Gilbert on February 27th, 2010, under Sony

A US District Court for the Central District of California has tossed out a case against Sony Corporation of America and all its related branches, namely SCEA and SOE that alleged the company denies access of its services for people with disabilities.