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Halo and Destiny composer wins lawsuit against Bungie

Last year it was revealed that Marty O’Donnell, the soundtrack composer for the Halo series and later on, Destiny at Bungie, had filed a lawsuit against the studio. Now, after some time going through the legal process, Marty has won his case, receiving a fairly substantial payout. In addition to …

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Guitar Hero is officially coming back

Just a few weeks after the announcement of Rock Band’s return on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, it has been announced that the Guitar Hero franchise will also be making a comeback for the new generation of consoles. Work on the game started two years ago and the end …

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Destiny House of Wolves expansion gets trailer

Destiny’s long-awaited second expansion, House of Wolves, finally has a release date along with an official prologue cinematic trailer. Bungie has also confirmed the list of content set to appear in the game’s second expansion, which follows on from The Dark Below, that launched all of the way back in …

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Guitar Hero might be making a comeback

Ah Rhythm games. If the second half of the ’00s gave us anything in gaming, it was you. For a few short years, gamers everywhere were click clacking away on noisy plastic guitars, improving their finger dexterity to the benefit of no one but their gamer score and their respective partners. …

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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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