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Destiny community manager discusses competitive multiplayer and eSports

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Bungie community manager Eric Osborne took some time away from Gamescom to talk to Shacknews about Destiny's competitive multiplayer and whether it'll have any focus on the eSports front.


"It's Halo the MMO with a mild infection of Borderland-gunitis."

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Sledgehammer Games co-founders discuss Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 25, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Sledgehammer co-founders Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield speak to Shacknews about what's coming up in Advance Warfare, as well as how eSports and live streaming are changing the way Call of Duty is being played.


"I'm curious how much money MLG is making on CoD, since they're basically the only league I know ..."

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How to finish Hearthsone's Heroic 'Frostworm Lair'

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2014 6:45am PDT

Hearthstone's "Curse of Naxxramas" expansion wraps up with the Frostwyrm Lair, home to two of the toughest bosses of the entire set. If you're having trouble getting that special card back, we can help.


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare isn't coming to Wii U

By Robert Workman, Aug 20, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Sledgehammer Games co-founder Michael Condrey confirms the news via Twitter.


"No I'm selling because I'm done with it really. Nothing new for me on the horizon. Might as well ..."

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Activision won't likely introduce paid Early Access program

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 8:45am PDT

Despite EA's recent move, Activision isn't likely to follow suit.


"I think he means to say we will watch EA fuck it up like every thing they do."

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Destiny gameplay trailer ventures to Venus

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Bungie unveils another environment not seen in last month's beta.


Destiny gets competitive new multiplayer trailer

By Robert Workman, Aug 13, 2014 11:05am PDT

Battle against your fellow Guardians in this great new video clip.


Skylanders Minis announced for Trap Team

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2014 8:30am PDT

Skylanders: Trap Team will introduce another figure type: the pint-sized Minis figures, similar to the Sidekicks promotion from Giants.


Destiny's first expansion comes to PlayStation first in December

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 10:40am PDT

Destiny isn't out just yet, but that isn't stopping Activision and Bungie from singing its praises during the Sony Gamescom 2014 media briefing....


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer - the Shacknews analysis

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Shacknews not only had a chance to go hands-on with Advanced Warfare's multiplayer, but some footage even made its way back to the Shack offices, where our own Joe Tirado put his Call of Duty knowledge to work with a savvy analysis.


"I wish =( I've watched a lot of videos now and am getting a pretty solid grasp of it though. ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare senior director talks multiplayer map design, modes, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Sledgehammer's senior development director, Judah Graham, spoke to Shacknews about some of what to expect with Advanced Warfare's multiplayer, talking about the three-year development cycle and what's emerged from it.


"Holding out for Ultra COD: Modern Black Advanced World Ops at Warfare: BroOps Edition 2"

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - first multiplayer details

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 11:00am PDT

Sledgehammer Games is centering the multiplayer experience around the new exoskeleton. More than that, though, they're also big fans of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which is why they're bringing back several features and maps from Treyarch's previous effort. Shacknews recently...


"Movement and verticality looks nowhere near as fast and fun as Titanfall to me. Seriously just ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero promotion announced

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 10:55am PDT

Want to play the game 24 hours before its actual release? Read on.


Watch the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer reveal here [Update: It's over]

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 9:30am PDT

Activision and Sledgehammer Games are at Gamescom 2014 are ready to pull the curtain back on the multiplayer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live on Twitch.


"Looks really good I have to say, we shall see what materializes. I am sure it going to do ..."

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Destiny getting Paul McCartney single

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 9:00am PDT

Single produced with 120-piece ensemble to follow after game's September release.


"I loved that song as a kid and would play it over and over on Christmas morning. I only now ..."

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