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Attention game devs: Now seems like a bad time to make a new live service game

Current inflation and recession economic conditions trigger great contractions in the once-booming games market, and new games could be massively impacted.

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Bungie's new change makes Destiny much more rewarding

Bungie's latest update removes lots of extra busywork management and changes Destiny 2 into a much more rewarding, fulfilling, and enjoyable experience.

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Halo game dev 343 Industries hit hard by recent Xbox studio layoffs

Halo developer 343 Industries has been 'hit hard' by Microsoft's recent mass layoffs, and it might be a long time before Halo Infinite gets a new campaign.

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Worlds collide in epic Destiny 2 x Assassin's Creed crossover

Destiny 2's Lord Shaxx and Saint-14 show up in Assassin's Creed Valhalla as custom armor and item sets as AC Valhalla ends its final rollout of content.

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Sony: Activision merger 'threatens gaming ecosystem at a critical moment'

Sony tells regulators that the Microsoft-Activision merger would outright 'threaten the gaming ecosystem at a critical moment' in a digital games industry.

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Sony taking live services very seriously, recruiting some of the best in the biz

Sony is taking its live service game plan very seriously--first it bought Bungie for $3.7 billion, and now it is recruiting and partnering with big talent.

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Report: Sony teaming up with Guild Wars, Lineage developer on Horizon MMORPG

Sony is reportedly teaming up with mighty South Korean online experts at NCSoft to make a new MMORPG based on the PlayStation first-party Horizon series.

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PlayStation Q2 earnings: Operating income down 59%, revenue drops $647 million

Sony's games division delivers weaker Q2 earnings as metrics fall across the board due to tough year-ago earnings comparisons and a diminishing yen.

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Sony can't beat Call of Duty, but it can minimize the impact of its loss

Sony can't beat Call of Duty, but it can lessen the potential impact loss if the Call of Duty franchise becomes Xbox exclusive from 2027 and beyond.

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Bungie resurrecting its first game Marathon as a Tarkov-like shooter

Bungie plans to revive Marathon, the first FPS series that it ever made, as a new squad-based, Tarkov-like extraction FPS for PlayStation's live services.

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Sony needs to create synergy between its AAA games and live games

Sony needs to adapt a Warzone-like model and directly synergize its first-party AAA games and upcoming live games especially if they're set in the same IP.

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Tencent will aggressively purchase majority stakes in games companies

Tencent plans to acquire more majority stakes in video games companies to offset share price drops, and Tencent could also make more acquisitions as well.

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No one knew about Stadia's closure, not game developers or engineers

Nobody knew about Stadia's closure beforehand, game developers and even Google's own engineers were kept in the dark about the service's closure.

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Watch Dogs game creator joins NetEase to develop new IP

Watch Dogs series creator Jonathan Morin has joined NetEase Montreal to develop new AAA video games IP for the billion-dollar live service titan.

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With $70 games & rising PS5 costs, Sony's pro-gamer words sound hollow

After charging $70 for new games and raising PlayStation 5 costs, Sony's affirmations about knowing what's best for PlayStation gamers sounds hollow.

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Bungie's landmark MMOFPS Destiny turns 8 years old today

Destiny, the original landmark shooter that helped pioneer the MMOFPS genre, celebrates its 8th birthday today. Let's take a look back at the beloved FPS.

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Best Halo mods: New VKMT mod showcase reignited my love for Halo again

Some of the best Halo mods get highlighted in a new VKMT community mod showcase, and they're so good that I am excited for Halo again.

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Fans say Halo is a party game first as 343i focuses on PVP competition

Fans disagree with 343 Industries' apparent PVP-centric approach to Halo Infinite, saying that Halo is a party game where fun comes first above all else.

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Microtransaction titan NetEase buys Quantic Dream

The rumors were right: Billion-dollar free-to-play giant NetEase has purchased Detroit Become Human dev Quantic Dream, marking its first European studio.

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Sony now faces the very thing that crippled the Xbox One

Sony has sparked a new console war and now faces the bad press and negative sentiment that ultimately crippled the Xbox One right out of the gate.

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Destiny 2 Lightfall's new enemies: Shadow Legion and Tormentors

Bungie delivers a closer look at the new enemies in Destiny 2's upcoming Lightfall expansion set for 2023, including the Shadow Legion and Tormentors.

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Destiny 2 is getting an incredibly important new feature in 2023

Destiny 2 is getting one of the most important in-game features that will help new and old players connect, communicate, and play activities together.

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Lightfall sets the stage for a unique, colorful future for Destiny 2

Bungie is starting to break barriers and hint at a unique and colorful future of the Destiny franchise that goes beyond the typical Light vs Dark saga.

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Destiny 2 Lightfall: New darkness strand subclass adds grappling hook

Destiny 2's new Lightfall expansion adds a brand new Darkness power called Strand, adding a grappling hook that can connect to any area of the game.

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Destiny 2 Arc 3.0: New Hunter super, Titan one-shot melee

Bungie has detailed the major overhauls and changes to Destiny 2's new Arc 3.0 revamp buffs including a Titan dodge, a new hunter super, and more.

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NetEase poaches more devs as industry hurtles towards live games

Gaming is currently dominated by multi-billion dollar live service games from mega-corps like NetEase, and more developers are joining live studios.

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Microsoft counsel dramatizes PlayStation exclusivity business deals

Microsoft's legal counsel responds to Sony's allegations by over-dramatizing PlayStation service exclusivity business deals.

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PlayStation operating income down nearly 50% on Q1 earnings crash

Sony's PlayStation division operating income has been nearly halved in USD conversion values due to unfavorable market conditions.

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Halo Infinite online co-op doesn't have (or need) matchmaking

Microsoft confirms that Halo Infinite will not have matchmaking for online co-op, but the game doesn't actually need it any more.

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Sony needs to buy longtime partner Hello Games for No Man's Sky

Hello Games has created one of the most ambitious and evolving live games on the market today, and Sony should take note.

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Bungie to reveal Destiny 2 Lightfall on August 23

Bungie will hold a special new Destiny 2 reveal live stream on August 23 that details the next major expansion in the series.

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Sony just made one of its best PlayStation acquisitions

Sony has come closer to realizing its big PlayStation esports ambitions with a major acquisition that will fuel paid tournaments.

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$3.7 billion Bungie buyout was approved earlier than Sony expected

Sony tells shareholders and investors that its $3.7 billion acquisition of Bungie has been approved earlier than expected.

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Sony's $3.6 billion Bungie buyout is officially complete

Sony's massive $3.6 billion Bungie buyout deal has completed, the Destiny developer is now officially part of PlayStation.

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343i adding cut Halo 2 campaign map, original E3 2003 demo to MCC mods

343 Industries is digging up old cut Halo 2 content like the Alphamoon campaign level and adding it back into MCC for modders.

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343i is adding old cut Halo content back into Halo MCC

343 Industries is resurrecting old cut content from Halo CE and giving it to modders to make new crazy custom gametypes with.

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Bungie literally nerfs Destiny's most infamous weapon

Bungie has taken 'Nerf Gjallarhorn' quite literally and has made a real-life massive rocket launcher that shoots NERF balls.

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Bungie directly responds to Roe v Wade overturning with employee aid

Destiny developer Bungie offers interstate travel cost reimbursement to employees seeking healthcare not available in their state.

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Sony could make more acquisitions similar to Bungie, Jim Ryan hints

'We are not at all finished with our M&A strategy,' Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan has said on PlayStation expansion.

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Sony made $2 billion from these five free-to-play PS4 games

Sony has made over $2 billion in PlayStation Store revenues from five of gaming's most-popular free-to-play live service games.

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Halo Infinite design head & Xbox LIVE vet Jerry Hook leaves Microsoft

Halo Infinite head of design Jerry Hook leaves 343i and Xbox after 18 years of platform-defining online services management.

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Sony to launch 12 live games by 2025, has strong confidence in success

Sony plans to release 12 live games by 2025 and expects the titles to help significantly grow its microtransaction earnings.

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Sony's new acquisitions may target mobile devs and live ops teams

Sony could use more dedicate live service operators and mobile game developers as it races towards two billion-dollar segments.

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Activision buyout is 'moving fast,' says Microsoft president

Microsoft's $68.7 billion buyout of Activision-Blizzard is 'moving fast,' and the FTC has issued a Second Request review.

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FTC issues Second Request in Sony's $3.6 billion Bungie deal

The FTC is investigating Sony's $3.6 billion buyout of Bungie, not the DOJ, and has requested more info from both companies.

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Bungie speaks out on Supreme Court Roe v. Wade reversal draft

Bungie has vocally expressed its stance on one of the most controversial politically-charged arguments of the modern age.

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Bungie is gearing up for Destiny films and TV shows

Bungie is gearing up its workforce for big transmedia aspirations that may include Destiny film and/or TV show adaptations.

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Report: NetEase to buy Star Wars Eclipse developer Quantic Dream

Chinese juggernaut NetEase will reportedly acquire the remaining shares in Detroit: Become Human developer Quantic Dream.

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Activision agrees that Warzone install sizes are 'f*cking crazy'

Activision head of design admits that Warzone's install sizes are out of control and remain a big roadblock for the BR shooter.

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New PlayStation acquisition secures live service future

Sony Interactive Entertainment's latest acquisition of Haven Studios helps cement its ambitions of making new live service games.

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