Some fairly disconcerting news has come to light today: it turns out that Activision Blizzard — the publisher that pulled out of the Brutal Legend publishing deal — may be actively hindering any deals Double Fine tries to make with other publishers.
According to a Double Fine source, Activison has been “an impediment” during the re-pitching process, and they’re “blocking the process”.
A speculative comment on the matter by Quirk suggests that Activision Blizzard is causing problems for Double Fine so they’re eventually forced to re-negotiate with them — with far more favourable terms for the latter, naturally. Welcome to the wonderful world of business.
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