The transparent naming of Mega Man X5's Maverick bosses for the members of Guns N' Roses stood as an unexplained oddity since the game's 2001 release here in North America. (That's Axle the Red above. See? Not subtle.) Now we have an explanation, and it's just as strange.
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has finally gotten around to being pissed off about 2007's Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. He's suing publisher Activision for $20 million for including ex-GNR guitarist Slash in the game.