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Xbox One launch only sells 23,000 units in Japan

By Robert Workman, Sep 10, 2014 10:30am PDT

Ouch. Microsoft has seen better launch weeks for its consoles overseas, as the Xbox One couldn't even come close to the Wii U or PlayStation 4 launches.


Destiny sells over $500 million to retail, first parties worldwide

By Daniel Perez, Sep 10, 2014 6:45am PDT

Activision has announced Destiny has sold over $500 million to retail and first parties, but just how much of that are actual customer sales?


"Agreed. It'll be interesting to see if people are still talking about it after a month."

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Report: Microsoft in talks to buy Minecraft studio for $2 billion

By Daniel Perez, Sep 09, 2014 4:50pm PDT

Could you be playing your favorite open-world game exclusively on Microsoft's platforms?


""8 things microsoft could buy with $2billion that not Minecraft" - the new Apple iWatch - the ..."

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Destiny Diary #1: Deja Vu Boogie

By Steve Watts, Sep 09, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Destiny is out now, and we're tracing our steps through the game with diary entries that track our progress of becoming a Guardian.


Alien: Isolation goes gold, creeps us out with new trailer

By Robert Workman, Sep 09, 2014 11:50am PDT

The Creative Assembly and Sega have announced that Alien: Isolation has gone gold, and introduces a series of new vignettes that asks the simple question, "Can you survive?!" (By the way, the answer is no.)


"I am hoping for this, so perhaps some residual code that can be activated with a mod! A similar ..."

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Battlefield 4: Final Stand trailer brings on the titans... erm, Walkers!

By Josh Hawkins, Sep 09, 2014 11:45am PDT

The Final Stand reveal trailer for Battlefield 4 looks to be teasing a return to the future.


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Sunset Overdrive season pass adds three add-on packs for $20

By Daniel Perez, Sep 09, 2014 9:50am PDT

Get new weapons, outfits and campaigns for one low price with the Sunset Overdrive season pass.


Madden NFL 15 cutting Ray Rice from roster

By Steve Watts, Sep 09, 2014 9:25am PDT

Following the release of a violent video that resulted in running back's suspension from the league, EA has announced he's out of the game too.


"If she don`t mind and wants to put it in the past then why should we care her life she can screw ..."

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LEGO Batman 3 season pass announced

By Daniel Perez, Sep 09, 2014 8:40am PDT

The first-ever season pass for a LEGO game has been announced for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham.


"So if you buy them individually you would spend $18. The "discounted" price is $15. Not a very ..."

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FIFA 15 demo rolling out to Xbox, PlayStation, and PC starting today

By Daniel Perez, Sep 09, 2014 7:00am PDT

Soccer fans will be yelling "GOOOOAL!" after hearing the FIFA 15 demo is rolling out today.


How Halo helped create Destiny

By Steve Watts, Sep 08, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Destiny is hitting stores late tonight, marking Bungie's first new franchise in more than a decade. By paying close attention to Bungie's output in the waning days of its Halo development, we can see the seeds of Destiny starting to blossom.


"I believe Marathon and Halo were to supposed to be loosely based in the same universe. I think ..."

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Destiny day one patch brings game to version 1.0.1

By Daniel Perez, Sep 08, 2014 1:30pm PDT

A day one patch for Destiny should be expected for anyone planning on picking the game up later this evening. Be patient, Guardian.


"I'm so pumped for this game! I've been sold on it pretty much since they announced it. ..."

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How to prepare to meet your Destiny

By Steve Watts, Sep 08, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Destiny is going live at midnight, and we've outlined a few things you'll need to know before you jump into the skin of a Guardian.


"At least we get the "buy it this month and get all the preorder shit free!" thing."

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Destiny servers, digital pre-loading officially live on Xbox, PlayStation

By Daniel Perez, Sep 08, 2014 8:30am PDT

Destiny's servers are now live as well as pre-loading on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


Destiny becomes most pre-ordered new franchise ever

By Daniel Perez, Sep 08, 2014 8:25am PDT

Activision announced on the eve of Destiny's release it has become the most pre-ordered new video game franchise in history.


"The co-op was pretty cool, especially when other players would randomly drop in and out based on ..."

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