Entries in 'infinity' (44)

MCV AWARDS 2014: Disney beats The Last of Us in New Game Brand category

MCV AWARDS 2014: Disney beats The Last of Us in New Game Brand category

Disney Infinity bested Sony’s smash-hit new blockbuster IP The Last of Us at last night’s MCV Awards.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Disney Interactive 'preparing to lay off several hundred' - report

Disney Interactive 'preparing to lay off several hundred' - report

‘Several’ hundred jobs are said to be at risk at Disney Interactive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Disney aiming high with Infinity playset RRPs

Disney aiming high with Infinity playset RRPs

Parents across the country will be locking away their wallets after seeing Disney’s planned pricing for its Disney Infinity playsets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 9:55AM in News
In this week's MCV: Disney vs Activision as toy war heats up

In this week's MCV: Disney vs Activision as toy war heats up

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it features Disney vs Activision as the battle for video game toys begins.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 17th 2013 at 11:36AM in News

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Bungie deal won’t offset Infinity Ward ills

Bungie deal won’t offset Infinity Ward ills

It’s a solid business deal with one of the most reputable developers in the industry, but the announcement of Activision and Bungie’s ten-year agreement is (almost) as much about PR ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2010 at 9:45AM in News
Bungie: Activision is the best choice

Bungie: Activision is the best choice

“Look at how Activision treats its developers!” “Why would any studio want to sign with them?” Just two of the comments MCV has heard in recent weeks as the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2010 at 3:53PM in News
Hickey: Infinity Ward ‘to close’

Hickey: Infinity Ward ‘to close’

The ongoing disturbance at Activision’s Modern Warfare studio has left the publisher with a plummeting workforce but a strong brand in Infinity Ward.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2010 at 4:23PM in News
Two more IW devs join at Respawn

Two more IW devs join at Respawn

Senior software engineer Chris Lambert and designer Brent McLeod have joined Respawn Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 3:55PM in News

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Infinity Ward now -18

Infinity Ward now -18

Activision studio Infinity Ward has now lost close to twenty per cent of Modern Warfare 2 staff since the Zampella and West row, with news that five more have quit ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 10:44AM in News
Modern Warfare damaged by IW saga

Modern Warfare damaged by IW saga

Modern Warfare will live on, it will continue to sell by the bucket load – but both review scores and overall sales will forever be less than they were due ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 3:19PM in News
IW rebels defect to Respawn

IW rebels defect to Respawn

In what is fast becoming a stabbing PR attack on the biggest game publisher in the world, a group of ex-Infinity Ward employees have rushed to join Zampella and West's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 11:28AM in News
Acti predicts more IW walkouts

Acti predicts more IW walkouts

Speaking on a Facebook page called ‘Gamers Against Bobby Kotick and Activision’, an Activision’s media manager Dan Amrich has insisted claims that Activision sacked former Infinity Ward owners Jason ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 12:22PM in News

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‘Change of guard’ at Infinity Ward

‘Change of guard’ at Infinity Ward

Activision's chief operating officer and chief financial officer Thomas Tippl has insisted that Infinity Ward can recover from its current woes, outlining that a new management structure has already ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2010 at 12:10PM in News
Infinity Ward ‘is not dead’

Infinity Ward ‘is not dead’

Though the flow of departures seems to have stopped – for the time being at least – tough times still lay ahead for Modern Warfare developer Infinity Ward, but one ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2010 at 11:52AM in News
Infinity Ward in disarray

Infinity Ward in disarray

In what is in danger of becoming a daily ritual at the Activision owned developer Infinity Ward, two more key staff members have walked out on the studio, bringing the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 12:50PM in News
New wave of Infinity Ward walkouts

New wave of Infinity Ward walkouts

The reputation of Infinity Ward continues to sink to new lows as more staff announce their departure from the Modern Warfare outfit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2010 at 11:40AM in News

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More devs quit Infinity Ward

More devs quit Infinity Ward

Infinity Ward has for the fourth time in a month been the subject of news items regarding staff departures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 6:56PM in News
More walkouts at Infinity Ward

More walkouts at Infinity Ward

Another two longstanding Infinity Ward employees have left the beleaguered Modern Warfare studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 11:47AM in News
EA: Treyarch CoD titles are ‘B-team’

EA: Treyarch CoD titles are ‘B-team’

The inevitable war of words between West and Zampella’s new best friends EA and their less amicable acquaintances Activision has kicked off with EA Partners boss David DeMartini claiming that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 5:43PM in News
EA signs West and Zampella

EA signs West and Zampella

The very public fight between Activision and Infinity Ward's former bosses has taken an interesting twist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 3:10PM in News
West and Zampella respond

West and Zampella respond

Fired Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella might be back in games development sooner than you think.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 11:39AM in News
Legal row ‘delayed Modern Warfare 3’

Legal row ‘delayed Modern Warfare 3’

It will take a long time for the full picture of Activision and Infinity Ward’s dispute to be painted, but a more immediate effect is one that gamers most certainly ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2010 at 1:05PM in News
Activision countersues West and Zampella

Activision countersues West and Zampella

The bitter saga enveloping Activision and the former owners of developer Infinity Ward has taken a further turn with the publisher confirming it is to countersue both Jason West and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2010 at 10:37PM in News
More staff leave Infinity Ward

More staff leave Infinity Ward

Two important staff members have left the Call of Duty studio Infinity Ward, following the recent firing of the studio founders by publisher Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 1:27PM in News
MW2 DLC is ‘worth the investment’

MW2 DLC is ‘worth the investment’

Coming in at the higher end of Xbox Live’s pricing range, the 1200 Microsoft Points – or just over £10 – that Activision is asking for the upcoming Call of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2010 at 5:33PM in News