Zombie Controversy

Activision Payout to Ex-Infinity Ward Devs May be Worth ‘Tens of Millions’

The long running bitter battle between Ex-Call of Duty devs and Activision came back under the spotlight again in June. The Ex-Infinty Ward heads who worked of the Modern Warfare titles, Jason West and Vince Zampella may have received a settlement payment from Activision worth ‘tens of millions.’ Cowen and Company analyst Doug Crueutz recently told Gamespot that he believes Activision…

Notorious “Hacktivists” Plead Guilty to Hacking Sony

You will remember the notorious “hacktivist” group, LulzSec who hacked Sony and other companies with DDoS (distributed denial of service) not so long ago. Two British teenagers belonging to the group have now admitted they participated in the cyber attacks and have pleaded guilty. Ryan Cleary, 20, and Jake Davis, 19, admitted to a UK court that they were part of…

Yuke’s Acquire Licenses to the ‘Lingerie Football League’

Yuke’s who are best known for the UFC franchise, have acquired the licensing rights to the Lingerie Football League. Destructoid are in possession of a press release confirming the news and explaining a little more about the game. The LFL matches are played indoor by ladies adorning the football padding, helmets and lingerie. Seven ladies make up a team, there are…

IO Apologize for ‘Sexualised Violence’ in Hitman Absolution E3 Trailer

IO Interactive launched a new ‘Attack of the Saints’ trailer for Hitman Absolution at E3 earlier this week, which depicted a squad of sexy ladies dressed as nuns being violently being taken down. The trailer caused quite a bit of stir it seems, so much so that the game’s director Tore Blystad has come out and apologised for the controversial content. “We’re sorry that…

Black Ops II’s ‘Modern Setting’ May be in Breach of Infinity Ward’s Rights

GameInformer are in posession of legal documents which suggest the future setting of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 may violate Activision’s contract with Infinity Ward. Treyarch were responsible for the Call of Duty games that took place in by gone eras while Infinity Ward developed the ‘modern’ Call of Duty titles. Infinity Ward heads, Jason West and Vince Zampella…

Dead Space Dev Apologises for Knocking Gears of War

EA’s Dead Space story producer, Chuck Beaver has apologised for his negative comments about Epic’s Gears Of War series. The apology stems from an interview which appeared on EA’s official blog knocking Gears Of War for its, “atrocious, offensive violations of story basics.” Beaver famously said the Gears of War series had “literally the worst writing in games.” The post has now…

Ubisoft Being Sued Over Assassin’s Creed Similarities to Novel

GamesIndustryInternational report that an American sci-fi author, John L. Beiswenger is claiming that there are similarities between his novel – Link – and the Assassin’s Creed franchise and is now sueeing the publisher. The suit reportedly lists a wide range of similarities, from narrative themes to specific use of individual words. The novel in question is based on the ancestral memories…