7 Studios counter-sues Genius in Scratch legal spat

By Patrick Garratt, Friday, 24 April 2009 08:26 GMT

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Fucking handbags. 7 Studios – read “Activision” – has counter-sued Genius over Scratch: The Ultimate DJ, claiming the developer has engaged in a “textbook case of unlawful and unsavory business practices.” It wants $1 million in damages.

Genius has already sued Acti and 7 Studios over Scratch, claiming they conspired to delay the game in to benefit DJ Hero’s release.

No so, says Activision. Not only was Genius forced to delay Scratch because it didn’t approval for the title from Microsoft and Sony, but it had only included 25 percent of the game’s tracks three months before it was supposed to be completed. Allegedly.

Get many hundreds of words on the matter from Variety.

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