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  1. Dox

    Dox Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey. You've probably never

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    http://www.joystiq.com/2009/06/04/activision-sues-double-fine-over-brutal-legend/

    Activision sues Double Fine over Brutal Legend

    by Christopher Grant { Jun 4th 2009 at 1:49PM } [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
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    Yahoo reports that Activision filed a lawsuit against Double Fine, developer of the Jack Black-fueled Brütal Legend, on Wednesday to "stop the release" of the game. The mega-publisher claims to have invested "roughly $15 million" into the game's development and that "it still has a valid contract to release the game," despite Double Fine transferring rights to Electronic Arts late last year.

    Last February, Electronic Arts responded to Activision's saber rattling saying, "We doubt that Activision would try to sue. That would be like a husband abandoning his family and then suing after his wife meets a better looking guy." Yeah ...

    So, to recap:
    1. Sierra is subsumed into Activision, following the Activision Blizzard merger
    2. Activision drops much of Sierra's lineup, including Brütal Legend
    3. Brütal Legend looks for another publisher, but Activision is "blocking the process"
    4. EA Partners swoops in as the game's new publisher
    5. Activision sues Double Fine (that's this post)
     
  2. assclown

    assclown Active Member

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    I don't even know what to say.
     
  3. assclown

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    Then again, I was never sure what to think about Brutal Legend. :hs:
     
  4. Dogz

    Dogz interior crocodile moderator

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    im not really bothered about it
     
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    As long as my ATVI stocks continue to go up, I don't care. :o
     
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    mkazm83 New Member

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    :rofl:
     
  8. Phreakazoid

    Phreakazoid Wallsticks, motherfucker

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    damn, I'm looking forward to this game too :wtc:
     
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    Heard about this yesterday. Hope it gets sorted out soon, I was really looking forward to this game.
     
  10. Tikiman

    Tikiman The Internet has left me in despair.

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    Even if you were not looking forward to the game, it is a dick move on activisions part really.
     
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  12. FunkyMunniez

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    activision only cares now because brutal legend is an anticipated game. fuckin dicks.
     

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