Acti sued over Scratch: The Ultimate DJ

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 15 April 2009 07:57 GMT

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Genius Products and Numark Industries are suing Activision over Scratch: The Ultimate DJ, claiming the publisher conspired to prevent the companies bringing the game to market.

Activision tried to acquire the rights to Scratch; once owner Genius rejected the offer, Activision went on to acquire the game’s developer, 7 Studios, who was still under contract (complete with a non-disclosure and confidentiality agreement) to make the game for Genius.

Why? Ever heard of DJ Hero?

Get the full filing here.

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