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World of Warcraft

Legacy World of Warcraft server admins to meet with Blizzard

World of Warcraft is a pretty fascinating game. Not only is it studied for anthropological reasons, but it's also a platform with a gigantic fanbase, so much so that thousands of people were springing for a legacy server, which replicated t...

 
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Modern Warfare

The Modern Warfare remaster can't be bought as a standalone game

Here's a bit of bad news for anyone hoping to shirk this year's Call of Duty game in favor of just picking up the remaster of Modern Warfare: You can't. The absolute only place it's available is bundled with an extra-expensive copy of Call ...

 
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Overwatch

The Overwatch beta kicks off tonight for pre-orders

Although "select" folks have been able to enter the beta by way of account flagging, the official Overwatch early access period starts today, before the open beta kicks off later this week. Instead of a random algorithm choosing your f...

 
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Call of Duty

Watch the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare stream here

Another year, another Call of Duty. Granted, there's a three year development cycle now for each one to give them a bit more polish, but Infinite Warfare, outside of its space battles near the very end of the trailer, looks really fami...

 
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Call of Duty

Do you still care about Call of Duty?

Ha, Call of Duty. What's crazy about it is at least here at Destructoid, it gains the ire of many commenters who want nothing to do with the series -- but lots of people tune in to read about it and it still sells millions. People are ...

 
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Call of Duty

Yep, the new Call of Duty is Infinite Warfare, here's a trailer

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is indeed the next game in the series, coming later this year from Infinity Ward, and here's the first official trailer for it. It starts off similar enough to just about every other Call of Duty vid...

 
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Modern Warfare

Well that sure looks like a Modern Warfare Remaster confirmation

Following the very obvious news that Infinity Ward is developing a far future Call of Duty called Infinite Warfare, it looks like it's also taking the opportunity to spice up the deal, if you will, with a remaster of Modern Warfare&nbs...

 
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Modern Warfare

It looks like Activision is remastering the original Modern Warfare

[Update: The game's official Twitter account may have just confirmed the leak with a poop emoji.] Modern Warfare, the game that really kicked off Call of Duty's wild popularity nine years ago, looks to be getting a curtain call. According t...

 
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New Call of Duty

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sure is a name

Based on a now-removed promotional listing found on PlayStation Network (alternate view here), the next Call of Duty will be called Infinite Warfare. Assuming that's true, and it sounds just silly enough that it probably is, where does the...

 
Call of Duty DLC review
Call of Duty continues to be a cultural phenomenon, but often with a negative connotation. It sells like hotcakes sure, but I have trouble tracking down people in my actual life that play those games. At this point, the ...   read

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ACTIVISION

Good lord, there was nearly a Guitar Hero MMO

Before Activision put the Guitar Hero series on ice in 2011, it was apparently working on an MMO. According to Unseen 64 contributor Liam Robertson, who claims to have spoken with (and obtained footage from) developers on the now-...

 
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Get slimed

Bustin' makes you feel good in the new Ghostbusters game

The highly anticipated Ghostbusters reboot is releasing just three days after a new game for Xbox One, PS4, and PC! From the looks of it, it's a multiplayer twin-stick shooter that tasks players with bustin' ghosts and feelin' good as...

 
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Blops men v. IJA Zombies

Visit the Island of Despair for Call of Duty: Black Ops III's new zombie map

I've always found Call of Duty's Zombies modes confusing, but the new trailer for the latest zombies map, "Zetsubou no Shima" (Island of Despair) confuses me more than usual, since the narrator claims that the Mysterious Pacific Island&tra...

 
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Blizzard

After one year in operation, Blizzard moves to shut down unofficial Vanilla WoW server

For the past year, a private World of Warcraft server called Nostalrius has been in operation, with one goal in mind -- preserve the original Vanilla experience, without any additional expansions or updates. It's a noble goal, but...

 
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Destiny

Here's exactly whats in Destiny's April 12 update

Since Bungie has decided to break down the April Destiny update into multiple Twitch streams, it can get a little confusing in terms of figuring out what's actually in it. Thankfully, it sent over a handy infographic that explains it a...

 
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ACTIVISION

Activision layoffs at Guitar Hero Live studio

Activision Blizzard is shedding staff at Guitar Hero Live developer Freestyle Games. After announcing layoffs at multiple internal studios in a open call to investors back in February, the publisher confirmed Freestyle was among those affec...

 
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Black Ops III

Call of Duty: Black Ops III's second DLC is 'Eclipse,' out on PS4 first

Activision has revealed that the next DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops III will arrive on April 19, and it's called Eclipse. As is the case with the previous add-on it will hit PS4 first with a roughly one-month timed exclusivity. Sony ...

 
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Destiny

Here are Destiny's newly-updated Exotics

To promote Destiny's upcoming April 12 update, Bungie held a livestream to give players some indication of what's included. It's a fair amount of what you might expect -- new activities, missions, items, etc. However, Bungie also took to I...

 
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Blizzard

Blizzard's HQ is just as over the top as you'd expect

I had the chance to visit Blizzard's headquarters in Irvine, California last week for an Overwatch event, which has basically been a lifelong dream of mine since I first played The Lost Vikings on the SNES. It didn't disappoint ei...

 
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Call of Duty

The next Call of Duty might be set in space in the far future

The industry's worst-kept secret is that a Call of Duty game is currently in development. Hell, Activision is very upfront with the public, noting that three entire studios are constantly churning them out -- so they all technically ha...

 
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Destiny update

Destiny's Prison of Elders will be updated to endgame levels

Bungie's latest Twitch stream just ended, and it let loose some key information about the upcoming free spring update to Destiny. Previously hinted with a single screenshot of Guardians in specific gear, the Prison of Elders activity -- fir...

 
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Black Ops III

Black Ops III's Nuketown goes free on PC, PS4, Xbox One

Nuketown (you can't make me swap out that "e" for a "3") was available as a pre-order / early-run bonus map in Call of Duty: Black Ops III, but as of today, latecomers can also play on it. For free. If they'd like. It joins the main map rot...

 
Mutants in Manhattan
"It basically sucked," Activision producer Robert Conkey told me. "We don't know what happened." I had just finished playing a demo of Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan with Conkey and game de...   read

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E3

E3 is 'beyond relevant' says organization that profits greatly off people thinking E3 is relevant

E3 is becoming less and less relevant. It's not a dead show, but it's also past its prime. There was once a time when the biggest video game companies in the world had to have the biggest presence at E3. It was a dick-measuring contest. Now...

 
DESTINY
Let's get something straight. I didn't choose to play Destiny. It just showed up at my doorstep one day. One of my fellow editors here at Destructoid, the one and only Darren Nakamura, sent it to me out of the blue. Initially...   read

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Activision skips E3

Activision won't have an E3 booth, will have a new Infinity Ward game

Another major video game publisher will not have an E3 booth presence. Call of Duty publisher Activision is skipping out on floor space, just like Electronic Arts. Activision explained in a blog post, "we’re going to be at E3 showcasi...

 
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Black Ops

Play some free Black Ops III multiplayer this weekend

Steam's doing one of those things where you can play a game for free all weekend long. Don't those feel good? Like you're the beneficiary of some screw-up in the PC game control room. Some schmuck pushed the wrong button and now you're reap...

 
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Destiny

Iron Banner returns to Destiny next week

Bungie has announced that Iron Banner, a week long PVP event, will return again to Destiny. It kicks off on February 23 at 10AM PT, and will end at the usual reset time of March 1, 1:00AM PT. This time the mode is Clash, and the rewards inc...

 
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Activision

Activision has a round of layoffs, entire Minneapolis location may have closed

Following last week's investors' report, it seems as if Activision has laid off an undisclosed number of employees. These layoffs may be, in part, due to the fact that Activision says both Skylanders and Guitar Hero under-performe...

 
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Call of Duty: Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Easter egg dedicated to recently retired Marshawn Lynch

In case you haven't heard, the NFL's Marshawn Lynch recently announced his retirement earlier this month. As a result of his efforts to not only promote Call of Duty: Black Ops III, but appear briefly in the game, developer Treyarch has ens...

 

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whatsacow

Beat the dancer of the boreal valley at level Suffice to say, i am a fucking god! Either that or ive spent way too much time with this game and really need to get back to

 
gajknight

Beat the first boss of I can safely say, this game could turn out to be something real I got a few gripes that Ill highlight in the comments but I could still play it with no changes fairly

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I made a small change to the length of the table, and I realize I didnt show the finished white shirt version, so here it is! Thanks for all your feedback and help, everyone!

 
Sr Churros

Godammit, Jake Kaufmans music is so awesome! This game has beeen pure ear joy so

 
Luca Blight

I was watching my brother trying to beat the nameless king numbers of tries then I played Fist of the North Star opening and he whooped his

 
Megas75

I havent went online with the Master Chief Collection Is the online still fucked or did they ever fix it?

 
OverlordZetta

My head is pounding and it wont be tonight until Why must it be this way?

 
FakePlasticTree

Yus! Physical copy of God Already own it on PSN but nothing beats having a physical copy Also wanted the first Bayonetta on Wanted to play it

 
Zer0t0nin

I cant even say why, but there is something incredibly soothing about Mid-90s Rave

 
iam16bit

Ok so this morning I showed my Street Fighter cover to my teachers and they really liked it but suggested putting in more shadows and showing energy coming from the They also suggested bringing Akuma down a bit to leave space for a

 
guitarvillain

Crom, grant me

 
Pixie The Fairy

I hope Axiom Verge for Vita has a patch coming because the occasional action-halting hiccups are a bit Ive seen some slowdown, too, but my brain rationalizes that as it trying to be an NES

 
Nathan D

*sees a quarter on the ground with tails side up* Ooh, a quarter! Wait, does tails side up being unlucky only apply to pennies? Oh god, should I pick it up?

 
OverlordZetta

Hey, Pokemon trainers! The Zygarde, Shiny Yveltal, and Shiny Xerneas events are a May event it looks like! Zygarde is this week and a little extra and the other two will follow that in the Check your country for specifics!

 
Gundy

I love me some dill

 
Fuzunga

This is already worth at least $60, which is double what I paid for Along with my three (PS4, Vita, DOS) copies of Retro City Rampage, Im going to be rich

 
Luca Blight

Is it weird to not care for Devil May Cry 1 but absolutely love the 3rd Maybe it was the mood I was

 
RiffRaff

Star Fox tip: Well, I just discovered that if you plug your headphones directly into the gamepad, all of the audio is routed through the Not optimal for fixing the fixing the audio, but a lot better than the shit quality of the gamepad

 
Confuseddalek

Im having more fun playing Shantae than I ever was with Dark YEAH I SAID IT

 
iam16bit

Also Nintendo posted the full Squid Sisters concert on

 
gajknight

That feeling when youre about to settle down with a nice cup of tea when your mum asks you to go out and get some fish and

 
Dreggsao

I just finished the singleplayer of Battlefield 4 (playing the last mission 3 times for MP unlocks) and it was comically Still leagues better than the BF3

 
OrochiLeona

Jeez, still months to

 
Rico the Penguin

I might quantify the covenant item drop rates into values of # of Brooklyn 99 Thus far its looking like the Darkmoon items drop at a rate of to 1 B99 Once all 3 seasons are done Im not sure what to

 
Torchman

Menu setup on super robot wars z3 is much nicer than the first Not even referring to a translation guide due to how much easier it is

 
iam16bit

Saw this trending on Facebook, 30 animators got together and recreated the opening of Super Smash

 
Nathan D

Anyone remember that show MXC?

 
Scrustle

Not having a great time with DS3 Stuck right at the start of Irithyll against enemies who are just too damn Ive resorted to summoning help, but everyone is either just as bad as me, or I get invaded at the same

 
WryGuy

Is it weird that this is the missing link that makes me want to buy Amiibo? For the most part theyre just shelf-items anyway, so this just helps them play the role

 

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