Shack Snack: May 7, 2014

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Activision investing $500 million into Destiny, won't break even analysts say Activision may be breaking records with the amount of money it intends on spending to develop and promote Bungie's upcoming Destiny. According to CEO Bobby Kotick, the price tag on the upcoming game sits at $500 million. But, that's the investment you have to pour into a brand new IP, if you want it to be the next Call of Duty-style blockbuster series--even if analysts don't believe the first game will break even.

$500 Million Dollar Destiny

Watch (and snap) the NFL draft on Xbox One When Xbox One debuted, Microsoft made a point of showing how the snap feature would let you watch football games and participate in your fantasy draft without ever leaving the console. The message was clear: Xbox One is the footballiest console. Now that the NFL draft is starting up, Microsoft is once again accenting its gridiron chops with a draft channel for Gold members. Earth: Year 2066 pulled from Steam over 'dishonest' marketing Valve has once again had to step in to satisfy customers displeased by misleading claims. Earth: Year 2066 from Killing Day Studios was offered as an early access game for $19.99, but players found it broken and said the product page didn't accurately describe the game.