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Bungie, Activision, Destiny: The Story So Far

10 days ago   |   By N4G

PC Invasion: Bungie has broken free from Activision's chains and people are celebrating. Is it justified? Here's the story so far, with Jason Rodriguez providing a factual recounting why much of the blame when it came to Destiny might have been misguided.
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Does Bungie Being Free of Activision Mean A Better Future for Destiny?

10 days ago   |   By N4G

Given the developers track record, were cautiously optimistic about the franchises future.
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Bungie could morph into a developer-publisher

10 days ago   |   By N4G

Bungie-Activision is no more, and the devs not only remain independent but now wholly-owned an IP they created. But what's next? The studio says it's ready to self-publish, and NetEase's recent $100 million investment could lead to big things down the pipeline.
What if Matter isn't a new IP but a publishing label? What if the new IP gets cycled into the Destiny franchise? If the new IP stays, will Bungie be entangled with NetEase the same way it was with Activision?
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Bungie Sheds Activision, But Its Too Late

10 days ago   |   By N4G

Recently game publisher Activision announced that it would pass on full publishing rights and responsibilities for the Destiny franchise over to Bungie. After helping Bungie launch Destiny and Destiny 2 over the past few years, the mega-publisher is stepping away. The Destiny community, to say the least, is praising the split due to the fact that many players believe Activision is responsible for some of the games controversies revolving around microtransactions and shady business practices. But we are not here to pounce on Activision. I think the split is a positive thing, but I also...
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Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn took us by surprise when it was announced at the end of 2018. We thoroughly enjoyed Far Cry 5 and looked forward to a return to Hope County at some point, but... Read more ...

Adobe acquires Substance toolkit creator Allegorithmic

Adobe acquires Substance toolkit creator Allegorithmic

Adobe has acquired Allegorithmic, the French company behind the Substance 3D material and texture creation toolkit that's used by a wide variety of game studios. ... Read more ...

Epic Games acquires digital character specialist 3Lateral

Epic Games acquires digital character specialist 3Lateral

The Serbia-based company offers a variety of services including character conceptualization, face rigging, 3D scanning, and modeling. ... Read more ...

Wargroove & CrossCode Get Release Dates In Nintendo Switch Indie Presentation

Wargroove & CrossCode Get Release Dates In Nintendo Switch Indie Presentation

Update: The indie showcase has revealed release dates/timeframes for a number of titles, most notably Chucklefish's Wargroove , which is coming on February 1. Other titles... Read more ...

‘Smash Bros.' Makes Nintendo Switch Best-Selling System of 2018

‘Smash Bros.' Makes Nintendo Switch Best-Selling System of 2018

As much as I love the Nintendo Switch, it's fair to say the console/handheld hybrid's second year wasn't quite as strong as its legendary 2017 debut. Don't get me wrong, there... Read more ...

Give It Up For Worlds At The 2019 New York Game Awards

Give It Up For Worlds At The 2019 New York Game Awards

At the 2019 New York Video Game Awards, the annual celebration of the year in video games put on by the New York Video Games Critics Circle, GQ freelancer Joshua Rivera and I... Read more ...

Wargroove release date revealed for Switch, Xbox One, PC

Wargroove release date revealed for Switch, Xbox One, PC

A couple of months before Nintendo Switch launched, Nintendo published the first in what is now a series of Nindies Showcases for the platform. The idea, of course, was to show... Read more ...

SteamWorld Quest Announced, Coming To Switch In 2019

SteamWorld Quest Announced, Coming To Switch In 2019

During an indie showcase, Nintendo debuted a new game from Image & Form coming first to Nintendo Switch. SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech is a card-RPG hybrid set to hit... Read more ...

‘The Gifted' Season 2, Episode 13 Recap: They Need a Hero

‘The Gifted' Season 2, Episode 13 Recap: They Need a Hero

While they've had their moments, the last couple episodes of The Gifted haven't exactly been fun to watch. It was fine, but it felt like a different show than the one we were... Read more ...

Is the PlayStation 4 a great Blu-ray player?

Is the PlayStation 4 a great Blu-ray player?

Best answer: The PlayStation 4 has a Blu-ray disc player, and while it's great if you're watching regular Blu-rays in 1080p, users will need to grab a dedicated Blu-ray player... Read more ...