While EA Partners ultimately nabbed the lucrative first deal with the post-Infinty Ward Respawn Entertainment Studio headed by Vince Zampella and Jason West, fellow publisher THQ recently came out in an interview with Industry Gamers to reveal that they too attempted to grab the duo.
First it was Infinity Ward’s co-founders Vince Zampella and Jason West, then lead designer Todd Alderman and lead software engineer Francesco Gigliotti left, and now John Shiring, Bruce Ferriz and Mackey McCandlish join the pack. Shiring, a programmer announced, via his twitter account, that he is resigning from the Modern Warfare developer after six years […]
While the legal conflict between Activision and two former senior employees of Infinity Ward rages on, Jason West and Vince Zampella have found a new studio under the name of Respawn Entertainment. West and Zampella are currently the only confirmed employees of Respawn Entertainment, and they fulfil the roles of President and General Manager respectively. This news was […]
Last month, Activision fired Jason West and Vince Zampella, the two most senior employees of Call of Duty-developer Infinity Ward, over allegations of insubordination. West and Zampella filed a claim for an amount in excess of $36 million dollars as well as the rights to all Call of Duty instalments set in the post-Vietnam era. […]