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Bluepoint is developing Titanfall on Xbox 360

Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that it is not handling development duties for the current-gen version of Titanfall. Boss Vince Zampella has confirmed that Bluepoint Games is handling the Xbox 360 version of the highly anticipated multiplayer shooter, which is release on Xbox One, PC and 360 on March 14th. Bluepoint …

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Titanfall to stay off PS4 for life; Respawn wasn’t aware of exclusivity deal

One of the most anticipated next-gen games will never be released on PS4. Titanfall, which is being made by the creators of Call of Duty at new studio Respawn, was revealed last year as a timed Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC exclusive. However, EA last night confirmed that the …

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MICROSOFT: Respawn’s Titanfall exclusive to Xbox One

Respawn Entertainment has jumped into bed with Microsoft for its first title, Titanfall. The studio showed off its new sci-fi FPS during Microsoft’s E3 press conference. it will launch exclusively for Xbox One in spring 2014. As rumoured last week, Titanfall pits players again both human soldiers and giant robots …

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Call of Duty’s Jason West is no longer a Respawn employee

Jason West has reportedly long since departed developer Respawn Entertainment. As if you needed reminding, Jason West and Vince Zampella were the co-founders of Infinity Ward and oversaw Call of Duty’s rise to global dominance. However, the pair’s fame is more to do with their high-profile departure from IW and …

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Report: Activision payout to CoD devs may be worth tens of millions

Ex-Infinty Ward employees Jason West and Vince Zampella may have received a settlement payment from Activision worth ‘tens of millions.’ The settlement came suddenly back in June, following a long run of bitter exchanges and reveals between the two parties that seemed to have them destined for a brawl in …

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Activision and West/Zampella could be settled out of court

The court case between Activision and former Infinity Ward owners Jason West and Vince Zampella has been delayed amidst rumours of an out-of-court settlement. LA Times reports that, as on Tuesday, the commencement of legal proceedings were delayed yesterday as both parties spent most of the morning talking behind closed …

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Modern Warfare 2 was nearly handed to Treyarch

Development duties on worldwide hit Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 were nearly taken from Infinity Ward and handed to Treyarch. That’s due to the extent of the tension between Activision and then Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella, more details of which have been revealed by fresh …

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REPORT: Acti considered "fake fire drill" to hack Infinity Ward PCs

Bobby Kotick, the CEO of Activision, personally ordered the hacking of computers belonging to former Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Jason Zampella, court documents allege. The operation was referred to internally as ‘Project Icebreaker’ and was designed to uncover any potential dirt that could be used as grounds to …

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Activision pays $42m to Infinity Ward devs

Publishing giant Activision has paid a portion of its employees $42 million in long-delayed royalty payments for Modern Warfare 2, as part of a wider lawsuit between the company and development staff. The lost bonuses were initially due after the release of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, which broke …

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Activision wins first round in West/Zampella lawsuit

One of the two fraud charges levelled at Activision by former employees and Infinity Ward founders Jason West and Vincent Zampella has been dismissed by a US court. The remarkable story of the corporate fallout between Activision and the development pair began in March 2010 when it was revealed that …

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