Started by PRI. HUDSON, Apr 02, 2014, 04:59:52 PM
Quote from: John Stevens on Sep 02, 2014, 01:50:21 PMGlad it went to court, hopefully this will not be the end of this.Pity we will never get a follow up to continue the story of Hicks....
QuoteAn enclosed proposition document noted that Pitchford is a "respected development celebrity and is guaranteed to be headline material in worldwide press coverage."The motion goes on to say that the E3 2011 demo, which many point to as the crux of the misleading advertising, was created entirely by Gearbox.Following the presentation, Gearbox officials told Sega officials that the demo was the bar the game should be held to, according to an internal email."During one of my conversations with Gearbox today I verified that the E3 Demo is indeed the bar that we should use to determine where the entire game will be," Matt Powers, senior producer at Sega of America, wrote to a handful of other Sega employees. "That is Gearbox's plan and what they believe in. I just wanted to double-check with them and since I did I figured I would pass that along to you."
Quote from: Corporal Hicks on Sep 02, 2014, 02:37:36 PMJust follow me on Twitter.
Quote from: Nightlord on Sep 03, 2014, 08:08:53 PMhttp://www.polygon.com/2014/9/3/6102035/sega-gearbox-lawsuit-aliens-colonial-marines
QuoteGearbox Software studio head Randy Pitchford did "whatever the f**k he likes" when it came to the marketing and promotion of Aliens: Colonial Marines, according to documents filed this week in the class-action lawsuit claiming the game was falsely advertised at trade shows.The Sept. 2 filing by Sega of America details the publisher's take on why Gearbox is just as culpable in the case as Sega. The company's attorney writes that despite Gearbox's claims that they weren't involved in marketing, Gearbox participated equally, sometimes overstepping bounds or keeping Sega in the dark about promotional decisions.
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