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Destiny wasn't always a FPS

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 23, 2013 2:45pm PST

According to technical art director Ryan Ellis, Destiny was actually exclusively third-person before switching back to more familiar territory.

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"I have a hunch that none of the first person shooters Bungie designs begin as first person shooters."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts season pass trailer shows off four DLC packs

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 19, 2013 2:30pm PST

Surprise! Call of Duty: Ghosts will have a season pass.

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"Damn you extinction mode. I should have never played it during the double XP weekend. Now I want ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts sales lower than Activision's reduced expectations, says analyst

By Steve Watts, Dec 17, 2013 10:00am PST

Activision warned investors that it expected lower year-over-year sales of Call of Duty this year, but an analyst says the sales may be flagging even more than projected.

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"my dads buddy recently bought a fantastic gold Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV by working part-time ..."

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Destiny's enemy factions detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2013 2:00pm PST

Bungie is providing a look into the various factions of Destiny. The Fallen, Cabal, Vex, and Hive are all at war and they're all looking to kill you.

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"I remember seeing the first pieces of concept art and I was floored. I actually got pretty ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts adds killstreak skin DLC for $2

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 11, 2013 1:45pm PST

Tomorrow, "The Wolf" DLC will launch on Xbox platforms. For $2, this will transform the Guard Dog killstreak into a wolf.

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"It will randomly go and hunt for deer during the match and your epeen weapon of choice gets ..."

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Destiny lead designer discusses multiplayer balance

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 09, 2013 3:30pm PST

Bungie goes into a little more detail about Destiny's competitive multiplayer, going more into the challenges that will come with balancing weapons that can travel between the campaign and multiplayer.

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"I can't speak for Rift, but the way GW2 (and GW1 for that matter) balanced PvP and PvE was ..."

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Destiny to release on September 9

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 06, 2013 5:00pm PST

Bungie has announced a release date for Destiny and will bring it to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on September 9, with the beta set to launch in the summer.

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"Damn, I was hoping we would see it in Spring or early Summer. September a long ways away :("

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Skylanders Collection Vault for iOS lets you manage your toys

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 26, 2013 2:00pm PST

If you're like Steve Watts, then you've probably spent an embarrassing amount of money working on building your Skylanders collection. Today, a new app will let you more easily manage your collection of toys and share them for the world to see.

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"Heh, they saw what Infinity had done with their iOS app and probably rushed to get something out ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts is the best-selling next-gen game

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 26, 2013 9:45am PST

Early adopters of next-gen consoles are typically on the lookout for something brand-new to play on their shiny new systems. So, what next-gen game did gamers buy for their PS4s and Xbox Ones? Call of Duty: Ghosts, of course.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts 'Clan Wars' begin November 25

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 20, 2013 1:20pm PST

"Clan Wars" is coming to Call of Duty: Ghosts. It will be ready to play on November 25th, and will give players a chance to earn bonus XP and unlock unique customization options. But what is it?

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"I'm the opposite. Never a huge fan of it and this iteration both pleased and surprised me in ..."

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Report: Call of Duty: Ghosts patch lowers PC RAM requirement

By Steve Watts, Nov 19, 2013 7:00am PST

A Call of Duty: Ghosts patch has purportedly lowered the RAM requirement from 6GB to 4GB, following fans questioning if the 6GB requirement was necessary.

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"Well BF4 hasn't crashed that much if at all for me. Only when I quit a game at the end of a ..."

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Destiny beta will hit Sony platforms first

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 14, 2013 8:47pm PST

The beta for Destiny will hit PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 first and will be available to anyone that pre-orders the game.

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"Fair point but don't the occupy the same shooty-space, game-wise? That's where I think the ..."

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Why Diablo 3 for PC won't support controllers

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 12, 2013 1:00pm PST

One of the new features added to the console version of Diablo 3 is the ability to play with controller. But hey, PC can do that too! So, why won't...

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"I'd rather they allow controllers but make no concessions other than maybe twin-stick shooter ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts double XP this weekend

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 08, 2013 6:00am PST

After kicking the week off with midnight openings, launch parties, and hordes of minor celebrities, Call of Duty: Ghosts wants you to go hard this weekend. The first double XP weekend begins in a few hours, so you can power through the lower ranks and start unlocking fancier...

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"It's amazing (and depressing) how much psychology is at work in multiplayer games these days. ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts PC minimum spec questioned by fans

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 07, 2013 12:30pm PST

Gamers scoffed when Activision revealed the PC minimum spec of Call of Duty: Ghosts. Sure, it's running a new DirectX 11 engine. But, does it really need 6GB of RAM?

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"I am going to play devil's advocate here... (Not talking as a COD developer but as a general ..."

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