G4tv.com has more on the legal tussle between Activision and Vince Zampella and Jason West, describing Activision's hunt for documentation to support their allegations of "breaches of contract and insubordination" by the former Infinity Ward bosses. Meanwhile, Kotaku has the court documents from Zampella and West's lawsuit against Activision, in which they accuse their former publisher of "Orwellian" moves, saying the company is attempting to withhold royalties, stating this is: "not surprising, given that Activision is run by a CEO who has been publicly quoted as believing that the best way to run a videogame studio is to engender a culture of 'skepticism, pessimism, and fear' and who prefers to pay his lawyers instead of his employees." These papers outline the control over the Modern Warfare games in the Call of Duty series ("any Call of Duty game set in the post-Vietnam era, the near future or the distant future") granted to Zampella and West, and more. Meanwhile, G4 also has word from Activision in response to the lawsuit, expressing disappointment that the pair have responded to their threat of litigation with litigation:
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