Shawn Walker Fired

As of this morning, 10/20/2008, Shawn Walker has been fired from Pacific Paintball LLC. Scott Pierce, the CEO of Pacific Paintball, has now taken on the role of President since his start in April 2008. From the looks of it, we now have someone new to direct our complaints.

Moving and shaking: Industry Edition

Great American Paintball is considering closing up shop. Shrinking profit margins, small distribution network and slow business. Trying not to miss out on the internet, Face Full finally begins the transition its publication online. The market place seems to be heating up and all the big players (or whats left of them) seem to be getting involved. PGi’s very own …

Kee Action Sports HQ up for sale

Note: This is just the building, not the entire operation. This may be related to the showroom being striped down and emptied out and front end employees being laid off (as per your comments shared in our recent coverage of Kee Action Sports shady legal tactics) Research Credit: Superballer88

Shady Business Practices found at KEE Action Sports

A judge in Delaware has partially ruled in favor of Gino Postorivo (prior owner/executive of National Paintball Supply), asserting the some of KEE’s actions violated Gino’s right to attorney-client confidentiality. After Gino’s firing, KEE filed suit against Gino for “breach of contract, misrepresentation, and unjust enrichment” amounting to claims over $8.7 million dollars. Although this suit is still ongoing, a …

A rocky road with Procaps?

Procaps Direct, the guys behind Draxxus, Vforce, the Pulse and most recently Archon/Zap, have been trying to generate money where ever possible. Reports have surfaced that the powers behind Procaps have decided to squeeze some cash out of their very own Pro teams in both NXL and NPPL leagues. As if these teams were not suffering enough, Pro Paintball franchises …

Tyler Michaud responds

A few weeks back we broke the news that Tyler Michaud was taking a break from paintball to settle some legal issues. Tyler wrote in to let us know what he was up to; Yes it is true, my playing days are over. I recently got an amazing job as a technical illustrator for an environmental engineering firm in downtown …

Whose pointing the finger now?

Just a few days ago the Director of Photography from iStockPhoto came forward and revealed the true identity of DLX Audrey. His statements accuse DLX Audrey / DLX Technology (SMARTPARTS) of copyright infringement involving misuse of an image that happened to be his wife! In response, DLX/Smartparts Rebecca has much to say, and sadly, almost down plays the situation. In …

NPPL Buffalo Round Up

Part 1 of the coverage featuring, Chris Lasoya on joining Pacific Paintball, Scott Kressin of Hollywood HK on the Jacksonville win, and Impact semi pro.