Activision Fires Infinity Ward’s Studio Heads

Activision has fired the two studio heads of Infinity Ward, Jason West and Vince Zampella, sighting “insubordination” and “breach of contract”. It’s been rumored that there had been tension between the publisher and developer regarding the creative direction of the Call of Duty series. I’m guessing it went something like this: Activision: Hey Infinity Ward,… Continue reading Activision Fires Infinity Ward’s Studio Heads

Gamespot Q & A in Response to Jeff Gerstmann’s Firing

Gamespot has released an official Q & A about the recent firing of long time editor Jeff Gerstmann. The article is in response to allegations that Gerstmann was fired due to advertisement pressure. According to the article, Gerstmann was fired following an “internal review process by the managerial team.” The whole thing screams “Please don’t… Continue reading Gamespot Q & A in Response to Jeff Gerstmann’s Firing

What’s Going On At Gamespot?

Earlier this week Kotaku reported receiving an annoymous tip claiming that long time reviewer Jeff Gerstmann had been fired from Gamespot because he had given a bad review (6/10) for Kane & Lynch: Dead Men. This was, apparently, a massive conflict of interest, since Eidos (publisher of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men) had taken out… Continue reading What’s Going On At Gamespot?