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Originally Posted by YouWin;11736027 
Infinity Ward is in the right.

Activision is in the wrong.

I hope they see this to the end and I hope IW wins.

To be honest you don't know that and I don't know that. I hate Activision, I hate Bobby Kotick, and I refuse to buy any game published by Activision.

That being said, IW's heads may well have been trying to wriggle out of their contracts. They may have had good reason but if they broke their contracts they are in the wrong. It will all be hashed out in court.
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Somebody please finish Activision off.
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Damn Activision, bunch of crooks. They are just like the government here in South Africa. Bunch of greedy baboons.
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post #14 of 26
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer;11736443 
To be honest you don't know that and I don't know that. I hate Activision, I hate Bobby Kotick, and I refuse to buy any game published by Activision.

That being said, IW's heads may well have been trying to wriggle out of their contracts. They may have had good reason but if they broke their contracts they are in the wrong. It will all be hashed out in court.

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We all rag on Activision, but Kotick is a brilliant businessman and CEO. Eveyone rags on him for canceling games and shutting down studios, but on a business stand point, if something doesn't make money, you stop doing it. That's all he's done. Some of his actions might seem a bit... "off-color" but his company is making money. LOADS of money.

I don't agree with this lawsuit and I think everything is being taken too far, but Activision will end up winning. They will end up winning as a business, and in doing so, gaming will lose.
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Originally Posted by T1nk3rb311;11737334 
We all rag on Activision, but Kotick is a brilliant businessman and CEO. Eveyone rags on him for canceling games and shutting down studios, but on a business stand point, if something doesn't make money, you stop doing it. That's all he's done. Some of his actions might seem a bit... "off-color" but his company is making money. LOADS of money.

I don't agree with this lawsuit and I think everything is being taken too far, but Activision will end up winning. They will end up winning as a business, and in doing so, gaming will lose.

Unfortunatly you are right.
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The art/entertainment/creativity/following always loses when $400 million is involved. Whenever someone sues over "intellectual property", you know they are grasping at straws.

Congratulations Activision, you are now a mulit-million dollar corporation instead of a gaming developer. I prefer more of the latter than the former.
Edited by slytown - 12/22/10 at 5:37am
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Any of you guys bought games from Blizzard... Starcraft 2 maybe, or plan to buy Diablo 3? Did I say Blizzard... I meant Activision-Blizzard.

If Activision goes down... sadly Blizzard does now too. I hate Activision with a passion but I can't let them die for the sake of Blizzard.

They need to change ownership to Big T Larrity... then all will be better.
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If Activision goes down... sadly Blizzard does now too. I hate Activision with a passion but I can't let them die for the sake of Blizzard.

Would lose wow, big deal.
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Would lose wow, big deal.

Not so much for WoW. More for SC2 and D3. Those, I have waited for.
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