Activison hired a man to “dig up dirt” on fired IW heads — report

It feels like the looming Activision vs West/Zampella trial might prove mighty interesting. Either that, or outright disturbing.

New court documents obtained by Giant Bomb show that Activision hired one Thomas Fenady to “dig up dirt” on the former Infinity Ward heads, all with the purpose of getting rid of them due to their egos. Fenady was tasked with hacking into the pair’s voicemails, emails and computers in what was called “Project Icebreaker,” and told not to worry about the repercussions and that Activision boss Bobby Kotick would have his back.

Furthermore, a “fake fumigation” and a “mock fire drill” were orchestrated to get West and Zampella away from their computers so that files could be copied.

Like I said, interesting.. or disturbing.

The full GB report here has more.