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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.


"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.


"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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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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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?


"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.


"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.


"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...


"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...


"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?


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

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