Tag Archives: Jason West
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 01:04 BST
New whispers have sprung up regarding Jason West’s departure from Respawn Entertainment, suggesting a rift between the former Infinity Ward leader and his long-time colleagues Vince Zampella.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 00:45 GMT
Respawn Entertainment boss Vince Zampella has confirmed the retirement of his long-time colleague and co-founder Jason West.
Mon, Mar 04, 2013 | 03:14 GMT
Jason West, one half of the team that founded Infinity Ward and created Call of Duty, is said to have left new studio Respawn Entertainment.
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 | 00:59 GMT
Call of Duty is one of Activision’s most important franchises, but CEO Bobby Kotick had no problems deciding to fire two of the chief creatives behind its success.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 | 08:25 BST
Thu, May 31, 2012 | 23:41 BST
Activision and Infinity Ward have reached a settlement, Jason West and Vince Zampella’s attorney has said.
Thu, May 31, 2012 | 13:21 BST
The trial between Activision and Infinity Ward has been delayed to June 1 after California Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle announced “logistical difficulties assembling a sufficient jury pool,” for the proceedings. The judge also stipulated the trial must end on July 2, which gives attorneys on both sides of the case 22 business days to present their arguments after having previously asked for 30 business days to do so. The two firm’s also have until May 31 to reach a settlement before the case resumes.According to the LA Times, judge Berle will “this week or early next week,” be determining which parts of the contract between the parties “are irrefutable and which will be open to interpretation to a jury.” This will also deem how damages are to be calculated.
Mon, May 28, 2012 | 02:21 BST
As part of an ongoing trial against Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella, Activision has released a detailed breakdown of the bonuses it has paid out for Call of Duty.
Fri, May 25, 2012 | 00:20 BST
Infinity Ward founders and former leaders Jason West and Vince Zampella, along with attorney Robert M. Schwartz, have broken a long silence to speak openly about the events leading up to Activision’s dismissal of both creatives and the resulting mess of lawsuits and counter-suits.
Tue, May 22, 2012 | 17:19 BST
Court documents in the Activision Infinity ward suit containing email exchanges between CEO Bobby Kotick, and Activision executives Dave Stohl, Mike Griffith, and Rob Kostich have surfaced, detailing the eroding relationship between the two firms.
Thu, May 17, 2012 | 21:33 BST
Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter believes the settlement between Activision and EA will pave the way for Respawn’s first title to release during the 2014 fiscal year, which ends on March 31, 2014.
Thu, May 17, 2012 | 00:39 BST
EA and Activision have settled out of court over the former’s apparent involvement of insubordination of ex-Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella.
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 04:29 BST
Tue, May 15, 2012 | 02:54 BST
A group of Infinity Ward staffers suing Activision for alleged unpaid bonuses are in receipt of a solid whack of money, although lawyers claim the figure is nowhere near enough.
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 | 04:04 BST
A date has been set for the trial between Call of Duty publisher Activision and former Infinity Ward leaders Jazon West and Vince Zampella.
Fri, Mar 09, 2012 | 15:21 GMT
Thu, Dec 22, 2011 | 17:37 GMT
California Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle has dismissed EA’s request to dispel Activision’s $400-million contract-interference claim that the company underhandedly appropriated Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella while still under contract with the publisher.
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 | 13:18 BST
A Los Angeles judge has finally set a date as to when the lawsuit between Jason West & Vince Zampella against Activision can begin. The run-in to E3 2012 just got a whole lot more interesting.
Fri, Sep 02, 2011 | 01:01 BST
Former Infinity Ward leads and Call of Duty developers Jason West and Vince Zampella have learned their lesson. The pair are intent on retaining ownership of the new IP Respawn is developing.
Fri, Jul 01, 2011 | 04:05 BST