Not a direct attack on Blizzard, but the ripples caused by the disruption have been felt.
Studio believes Ghost's concept is still "perfectly viable".
Kotick and partner stump up $100 million of their own money.
Doesn't sound likely to be the title of a new game from the makers of WoW, StarCraft and Diablo.
Activision Blizzard announced better than expected financial results for the first quarter of 2013.
Also limited availability of tickets to an exclusive dinner.
Sold just a quarter of Gear of War 3's launch week total.
This week the team has been playing BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider, Ghost Trick, SimCity, and SC2: Heart of the Swarm.
Not quite up to the record pace set by Wings of Liberty.
Evil mayors, cheeky Terrans and whale sperm. It's the VideoGamerUK podcast.
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm new at No.3.