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Two more IW devs join at Respawn

Senior software engineer Chris Lambert and designer Brent McLeod have joined Respawn Entertainment. Having been part of the recent Infinity Ward exodus, the pair made the announcement of their new jobs on their LinkedIn profiles. Develop has full coverage.

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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 Respawn Entertainment – the indie studio formed out of a high-profile and ferocious legal row with Activision. In a perfect …

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West and Zampella explain EA move

The two men at the heart of the controversial sacking from Infinity Ward and signing with EA have spoken out about their decision to side with Activision’s biggest rival. The situation was kind of forced on us, so once that happened the next day we were flooded with calls and …

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Activision not surprised by Respawn

In a brief statement issued in the wake of the shock Respawn Entertainment announcement, publisher Activision has said that it’s not surprised by the move made by former Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella. This agreement comes as no surprise to Activision given the myriad of improper activities …

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EA: Respawn deal is ironic

Long before former Infinity Ward owners Jason West and Vince Zampella fell out with Activision, the pair once walked away from EA and its Medal of Honor franchise. And the pair’s return to EA at the helm of new independent studio Respawn Entertainment is not without a sense of incongruity, …

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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 Activision has blown up” Infinity Ward. Who knows what’s going to happen with Infinity Ward now that they’ve decided to …

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Respawns first game to be huge summer blockbuster

It’s got to be a first person shooter. But a contemporary war game? Multiplayer only? The long-rumoured sci-fi shooter? What form Jason West and Vince Zampella’s first game under the guise of Respawn Entertainment will take is anyone’s guess, but you can be sure it’ll be big. Speaking to the …

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Respawn Entertainment reading between the lines

It’s already one of the bloodiest sagas in the history of modern games development, but the feud between sacked Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella has been taken to a whole new dimension with the news that the pair have opened a new studio and aligned themselves with …

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EA signs West and Zampella

The very public fight between Activision and Infinity Ward’s former bosses has taken an interesting twist. Jason West and Vince Zampella have formed Respawn Entertainment – and the kicker for Activision is that they have a publishing deal with Electronic Arts. The two were ousted for the studio in early …

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