Activision sued over mono GH3

Activision sued over mono GH3

A man from San Diego named Samuel Livingston has filed a class action lawsuit against Activision, publishers of Guitar Hero 3. This has all arisen from the fact that the Wii version of the game is only capable of delivering sounds in mono.

Even though Activision has already promised to deliver free replacement discs next year, Mr Livingston is ready to proceed and will be represented in court by Kamber Edelson Ltd, a law firm based in New York.

Sadly, Activision declined to comment. I think we all would have liked to hear more from Rhy-Ming Poon.

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The Yoshi Guy said:

Some people don't compromise easy, now do they?

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DragonFoxCoon said:

Why is he filing a suit? I know stereo is better than mono, but what's the big deal? I doubt it caused him pain and suffering. I want to keep my eye on this story, so I can find out why, besides money, Livingston is doing this, and to see if he'll win. Hopefully not; this sounds completely ridiculous.

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SON of A Wii1-4 said:

You stupid or what? Come on, so a bit of a flaw! At least let Activision do the replacement thing! Because if you do anything to Activision they will whip your... I'm sorry, got a bit crazy there.

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davidk said:

And on what grounds does he have to sue? He's going to lose.

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Sonic Phantom said:

This Samuel Livingston needs to grow up. I mean, he's suing Activision just because the game wasn't perfect?

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Keranu said:

Ha, Rhyming Poon.

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jskrdude said:

Samuel Livingston needs to chill. This is a small problem (you don't even need stereo sound to play GH3 and most people probably wouldn't even notice the difference). Plus the problem is already solved. He just needs to wait for his replacement disk.

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Randomer said:

They have already promised you a replacement disk, what more do you want? Oh yea, you want all their money you greedy sod. Get a life.

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Quartz said:

Are you serious? After they are actually REPLYING to their fans, promising to FREELY replace the old versions? Just look at all these other people, like Microsoft, not even listening to their fans. "Oh, people don't want a black console again? Okay". Two years later: "Hey guys, let's revamp the Xbox 360 and rip people off who thought they had the best version of the 360. And to piss people off more, let's make it black and 'evil' like it was before! Whoohoo!". People sue over the dumbest things these days, I swear. That idiot has no patience whatsoever. He just wants money.

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asparaWIIgus said:

Oh my god.

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Nova said:

He can't succeed. He hasn't lost any money (except for buying the game and they already are offering the replacement).

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Nintendoof said:

I object.

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D said:

Come on, it is America! Anyone who wishes to get rich should just sue some big company and make that cash! This man is no gamer but someone hoping to become the next millionaire and that's their rights.

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Master Foot said:

Activision hoped that no one would notice. They must think that most Wii owners still have black and white CRTs with a single speaker and rabbit ear antennas.

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Scooby Jew said:

I don't see what the big deal is. Even if they hadn't offered FREE replacement discs, it's only one small fault and nothing to really get mad about.

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mims3000 said:

I hope that this doesn't stop Activsion from making Guitar Hero IV on Wii. I will explode man.

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Epsilon said:

Objection.

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The Yoshi Guy said:

When I was little I always put stuff on mono for some reason (maybe because 1 is my favorite number) and I didn't care. Even though now I like it much louder, I don't think I will mind.

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Pinto said:

Seriously if it hurts your feelings this bad that you have to waste everyones' time you need jump off a cliff.

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Juan said:

1 is an awesome number.

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hbh said:

That's like suing Nintendo because SSBM didn't have your favorite character.

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Wii Freak said:

In the US people can sue for whatever they want.

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