After having is case against Sony for being banned from PSN was tossed in the trash, it looks like Erik Estavillo is at it again. This time he is targeting both Microsoft and Nintendo. This guy sure does love to sue people.
Estavillo plans on suing Microsoft for the RROD(red ring of death) his Xbox has received. Estavillo says that being disabled, he can’t afford to pay the “well over $100″ fee to get his system fixed and can’t afford purchasing a new one. Estavillo feels “that Microsoft should have to bear the burden that is now put on the shoulders of this disabled plaintiff.” Microsoft is being sued for $75,000 for the “undue stress” Erik has undergone since his 360 bit the dust.
As for Nintendo, he’s pissed off at suing them because a system update blocked his homebrew channel. He used the channel so he could unlock characters in Mario Kart Wii. He states that the only way to unlock a single character in Mario Kart Wii is to own Super Mario Galaxy.
Estavillo said, “In essence, Nintendo is forcing customers to buy another game to unlock one character in a different game.” He only wants $5,000 from Nintendo for interfering in his “pursuit of happiness.” He is also seeking an injunction to stop Nintendo from “deleting, blocking or prohibiting the Homebrew Channel and Ocarina applications.”
What a mess huh? Estavillo has said he suffers from obsessive -compulsive disorder along with many other conditions. Let me tell you, we could tell, someone seems a little obsessed with suing video game companies.
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