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Activision fires Infinity Ward bosses

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Activision fires Infinity Ward bosses
Activision has removed two key members of staff from Modern Warfare 2 developer Infinity Ward.

Security arrived at the studio yesterday to eject president Jason West and studio head Vince Zampella from the premises, according to G4.

"The company is concluding an internal human resources inquiry into breaches of contract and insubordination by two senior employees at Infinity Ward," said a Securities and Exchange Commission filing from Activision.

While no official reason was given for the pair's departure, it has been confirmed that chief technology officer Steve Pearce and head of production Steve Arkrich will lead the studio on an interim basis.

"Infinity Ward remains central to Call of Duty’s future and we rely on the combined talent, expertise and leadership of the team there for its success," said Activision CEO Mike Griffith.

Activision has since announced a new developer and genre for the franchise.

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