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Rumor: Images showing 'Call of Duty: WWII' surface

You can't have Call of Duty without leaks. While hardly a sure thing at this point, images acquired by YouTube user TheFamilyVideoGamers suggest that the next game in the series is plainly named Call of Duty WWII. The same images, which app...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Destiny 2 arrives in September, will have a beta

While we wait for the original Destiny to die with drip-fed announcements of rehashed raids (which is actually kind of cool, but hella late), Destiny 2 is just around the corner. Or at least, based on everything we know so far it'...   read

 
 
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A quick taste of Destiny's Age of Triumph update, the last one before Destiny 2

The sequel to Destiny, or "Destiny's Child" as it's affectionately called in Destructoid's staff chat, is coming later this year. That doesn't mean the original game has faded into obscurity. There's one last event planned that will pay ho...   read

 
 
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Destiny's Age of Triumph will bring all four raids up to current levels

Bungie's first livestream detailing the upcoming Destiny event Age of Triumph happened today, and in it the studio showed off its newest record book. It measures in at 13 pages, dwarfing the previous record books. (Rise of Iron's record boo...   read

 
 
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Activision is charging $15 for Modern Warfare Remastered's Variety Map Pack

When Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare first got the Variety Map Pack in 2008, the DLC was $10. When Modern Warfare Remastered gets those same maps, first on PS4 on March 21, they'll cost $15. What gives? Well, Activision can get away with it....   read

 
 
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Most of your Destiny character stats won't transfer into the eventual sequel

Bungie has confirmed that for the upcoming sequel to Destiny, most of your player statistics won't transfer over. While you can still continue your guardian's journey, you won't be getting a jump start on leveling. According to Bungie, all ...   read

 
 
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I don't have infinite money, so I'll try Infinite Warfare for free this weekend

If you're a broke gamer, such as myself, and want to try out the latest Call of Duty title, then this weekend on Steam will be your dream come true. From now until February 26 at 1 PM PST, the multiplayer portion of Infinite Warfare will be...   read

 
 
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This year's DICE Summit will feature a game dev Quake tournament

The DICE Summit is an annual get-together for game developers to discuss ideas for new games and emerging technology within the industry. While it doesn't hold much for the mainstream gaming public, it looks like the executives in charge of...   read

 
 
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Blizzard will be ceasing support for Windows XP and Vista this year

Windows XP was the defacto operating system for a very long time. I remember immediately upgrading in 2001 and not really thinking about changing until I eventually tried out Windows 7 in 2010. The removal of MS-DOS was pretty big, but the ...   read

 
 
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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy out in June

Vicarious Visions' remaster of the first three Crash Bandicoot games has been something I've been looking for to for a minute now. Including the first three Crash titles (Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Ba...   read

 
 


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Where do you want Call of Duty to go next?

Yesterday, Activision announced that they're taking a break from Call of Duty. Just kidding! That was Skylanders. COD has three developers working around the clock to ensure that there's an annual iteration, and it's still selling very...   read

 
 
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Don't expect to see a new Skylanders console game this year

During a recent call for investors at Activision, an executive of the company has stated that there will not be any new console-based instalments in the Skylanders series released this year. This means that 2017 will be the first year ...   read

 
 
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Sledgehammer's new Call of Duty game has 'traditional combat'

Where do you go from space? From "infinite" warfare? Rather than charge forward and continuously raise the stakes, presumably, you pause, weigh your options, and start heading in the other direction. In a financial report, Activision said t...   read

 
 
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Destiny sequel on track for 2017, says Activision

It wouldn't be an Activision earnings call without some quick mention of Destiny 2, and during the company's fiscal 2016 fourth quarter report, there was indeed a note about Bungie's secretive shooter. Last we heard, the game was on for 201...   read

 
 
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Skylanders Imaginators will not support vehicles or traps on Nintendo Switch

One of my favorite things about the Skylanders franchise is backward compatibility. You can take any toy from past games, even the very first, and use it in new iterations. I've used the same Double Trouble figure since 2011, whic...   read

 
 
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Review: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare: Sabotage

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was one of the most uneven releases yet from the studio trifecta of Infinity Ward, Treyarch, and Sledgehammer, which both worked for and against it. The campaign felt so by-the-numbers in spite of flashes of g...   read

 
 
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Tony Hawk says new game is in the works, without Activision's involvement

For gamers of the late '90s and early 2000s, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater series was a phenomenon. Not only had we never seen an extreme sports games be so well realized, but each new iteration added so many new elements that it felt like the d...   read

 
 
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New Call of Duty Zombies DLC has Kevin Smith for some reason

I may not be a fan of his films as his nepotism resulted in Yoga Hosers, hands down the worst film of 2016, but I have always appreciated how big of a nerd Kevin Smith is. Along with fighting to direct episodes of shows he loves like T...   read

 
 
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Destiny won't have a Crimson Days Valentine's event this year because they're working on 'something else'

Destiny has been in a rut for sometime. Nearly everyone I know has called it quits again after farming the Wrath of the Machine challenges, and the Winter update, while a nice gesture, essentially amounts to an extra Strike and a new s...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft swipes Guitar Hero developer FreeStyleGames from Activision

Guitar Hero Live was a fantastic rhyhtm game that breathed new life into the genre for me after nearly a decade of safe plays from developers like Harmonix. But a lot of things were going against it -- the "live" gimmick was off-puttin...   read

 
 
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Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has disappeared from digital stores

PlatinumGames' take on Leo, Mikey, Raph, and Donny will have to stay in the sewers from here on out. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan has been taken off Steam, PlayStation, and Xbox digital storefronts. This comes les...   read

 
 
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The Amazing Spider-Man games removed from Nintendo eShop

Both of the Amazing Spider-Man games that were last released on consoles were how should I say...playable. They tried to recapture the magic of the old school GameCube-era 3D series, but had a decent number of bugs that got in the way,...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's latest comic isn't being released in Russia

I have actually yet to play Overwatch, so I didn't have any expectations in regards to certain characters' backgrounds. Tracer being gay doesn't make me angry or feel cheated, I'm just happy that we can finally have an openly gay character ...   read

 
 
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Looks like Modern Warfare Remastered is getting microtransactions

What many feared has now come to pass; Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered has gotten an update that includes microtransactions. While nothing contained actually breaks the game balance or brings the game closer to being pay-to-win, it ...   read

 
 
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Activision is letting you play Infinite Warfare for free

If you didn't buy Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare yet, I understand. Not only did it come out shortly after the arguably superior Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2, but it came out in the same year as Doom and Overwatch, two outstanding and obvi...   read

 
 



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