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CCP shuts down Vampire: The Masquerade fan remake project

Project Vaulderie, a fan remake of Vampire: The Masquerade, has been shut down by CCP Games, the developers behind Eve Online. According to the group behind the fan development project, they were served with a Cease and Desist letter, essentially shutting down development of the remake. The aim of Project …

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Activision taking down Advanced Warfare glitch/cheat videos

Activision is currently issuing copyright strikes on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare YouTube videos that show off in-game glitches, cheats and hacks. This information came from an internal email that the network Machinima sent to its partners, warning against uploading these sort of videos. “Activision is being particularly vigilant about …

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Destiny 2 is already in the works

Bungie and Activision have seen great success with the launch of Destiny. While reviews were fairly mixed, criticizing  the title’s lack of story but praising the gameplay mechanics, it hasn’t stopped the game from garnering 9.5 million registered users to date and due to this commercial success, Destiny 2 is …

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3.2 million people play Destiny per day on average

A month after Destiny’s hugely successful launch, Bungie has revealed a few impressive gameplay statistics. The development studio says that currently 3.2 million people on average log in to play Destiny every single day, which is probably largely down to the daily events and the addition of raids. The average …

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Bungie responds to Destiny expansion info leak

Yesterday, a Destiny bug managed to reveal Bungie’s plans for upcoming DLC and expansion packs. Since the information was already live on Destiny’s servers many gamers jumped to the conclusion that the DLC was already finished and possibly even locked on the disc but Bungie has defended itself, stating that …

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Destiny bug reveals future expansion content

A Destiny player has come across a bug that reveals Bungie’s plans for future expansion packs and DLC content. Irish player, Ben Kinsella encountered the bug, which prevented him from accessing ‘the tower’, Destiny’s social hub. While it prevented him from hanging out at the tower, it did reveal new …

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Destiny has made $500 million in a single day

Remember back when it was revealed that Activision had invested $500 million in Destiny’s development, infrastructure and future? Well the publisher just announced that it has already made that money back, a mere 24 hours after the game officially went on sale. Bungie’s latest title had one of the biggest …

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Activision teasing the return of Sierra

Activision appears to be reviving the Sierra Entertainment brand as a short teaser trailer went online overnight,  letting us know that we can expect an announcement at Gamescom later on this month. The developer and publisher combo is best known for games like Phantasmagoria, Space Quest and Gabriel Knight. The teaser …

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A former dictator is suing Activision

Manuel Noriega, a former Panamanian dictator is suing Activision over his likeness being used in Call of Duty Black Ops 2, the latest game in the series to be developed by Treyarch. The case is similar to that of Lindsey Lohan suing Rockstar over her likeness being used in Grand Theft …

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Neversoft goes out in style before Infinity Ward merger

Neversoft is one of the longest running developers out there, with a game history that spans Guitar Hero, Tony Hawk and the original PlayStation port of MDK. But today it’s no longer it’s own studio, as Activision, its parent company, recently announced that it would be merging with Infinity Ward …

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Activision has invested $500 million in Destiny

Activision is betting big on Bungie and its new IP, Destiny, having already sunk half a billion dollars in to the project, making it a huge gamble for both the publisher and the developer. According to Reuters, the Call of Duty publisher is spending $500 million on developing and advertising …

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Deadpool delisted from digital outlets

If you’re at all interested in playing the Deadpool game, which was released mid 2013, then you might want to do it soon as the game is mysteriously disappearing from digital stores without explanation or warning. Deadpool the game was developed by High Moon Studios and published by Activision, the …

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Well, Activision still owns Crash Bandicoot

Last week we talked about the possibility of Crash Bandicoot making its return to Sony and making a comeback. Unfortunately it seems that Activision still owns Crash Bandicoot – though it might be looking in to reviving the franchise itself. An Activision spokesperson spoke to Game Informer, confirming that the …

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Crash Bandicoot returning to Sony?

Activision appears to have erased Crash Bandicoot from all of its web properties, leading us to believe that the old Sony mascot might make its return to Sony, the place where the little marsupial began his career. You guys all know who Naughty Dog are. It created the Last of …

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