News items tagged with activision

Destiny Bringing Back Old Weapons

Destiny Bringing Back Old Weapons

Destiny’s Age of Triumph live event will give players a chance to earn Year 2 versions of Trials of Osiris, Iron Banner, and the Crucible weapons from new bounties.

By Weston Albert on 18 March 2017
Destiny's Exotic Vendor: What is Xur Selling?

Destiny's Exotic Vendor: What is Xur Selling?

It’s the weekend, which means that Destiny players are searching the Tower for the exotic vendor Xur once again. For the week of Marc...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 March 2017
Destiny's Age of Triumph Will Reduce PvP Playlists

Destiny's Age of Triumph Will Reduce PvP Playlists

Longtime Destiny fans, say goodbye to the Classic playlists in the Crucible menu. According to a designer at Bungie, come Age of Triu...

By Weston Albert on 16 March 2017
Destiny Switching Up Weekly Activities This Month

Destiny Switching Up Weekly Activities This Month

In the second reveal stream for Destiny’s upcoming live event, Age of Triumph, developer Bungie showed how the weekly playlists are g...

By Weston Albert on 16 March 2017
Destiny Players Glitch Through Vault of Glass

Destiny Players Glitch Through Vault of Glass

Destiny player shows off how he uses a sword and sparrow to glitch through the Vault of Glass raid and visit each area of the raid, including Atheon’s throne room.

By Boston Blake on 14 March 2017
Destiny Teases Daybreak Strikes, New Prison of Elders

Destiny Teases Daybreak Strikes, New Prison of Elders

Destiny looks to be bringing a new strike type or playlist along with a refreshed Prison of Elders in its next live event later this month called Age of Triumph.

By Weston Albert on 13 March 2017
GR Pick: Destiny & Star Wars Crossover Video

GR Pick: Destiny & Star Wars Crossover Video

One ardent science fiction fan creates a crossover video featuring elements from Bungie’s action-RPG Destiny and materials from the Star Wars film franchise.

By Kyle Sledge on 13 March 2017
Crash Trilogy Scheduled to Release on PC After All?

Crash Trilogy Scheduled to Release on PC After All?

Last year, the Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy was unveiled at E3, with a PlayStation 4 release slated for this year. Since then, ther...

By Brad Jones on 13 March 2017
Destiny Won't Be Getting Any More Vault Space

Destiny Won't Be Getting Any More Vault Space

Destiny collectors may need to make some tough choices about what gear they want to keep and dismantle, as Bungie has confirmed that...

By Weston Albert on 10 March 2017
Destiny Shows Off Updated Raid Armor for Age of Triumph

Destiny Shows Off Updated Raid Armor for Age of Triumph

When Bungie revealed its plans for Destiny’s final live event, Age of Triumph, it also revealed that players could earn new armor by...

By Boston Blake on 10 March 2017
Destiny: Xur Location and Items

Destiny: Xur Location and Items

This week, Destiny players can find their favorite exotic weapon and armor vendor Xur in The Reef. The Agent of the Nine doesn’t alwa...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 March 2017
Destiny Nightfalls Will Change in Next Live Event

Destiny Nightfalls Will Change in Next Live Event

Destiny‘s next live event, Age of Triumph, will bring a change to the game’s weekly Nightfall Strikes. While exactly what that change...

By Weston Albert on 09 March 2017
Destiny's Old Raids Returning with New Challenge Modes

Destiny's Old Raids Returning with New Challenge Modes

All roads pointed towards Destiny bringing back old raids to Year 3, and that has been confirmed by the game’s developer Bungie in a...

By Weston Albert on 08 March 2017
Destiny Brings Back Elemental Primaries, Vex Mythoclast

Destiny Brings Back Elemental Primaries, Vex Mythoclast

Despite saying that Destiny‘s elemental primaries were a thing of the past, they are making a return to Destiny as part of the game’s...

By Weston Albert on 08 March 2017
Destiny Age of Triumph Adds ‘Biggest Record Book Yet’

Destiny Age of Triumph Adds ‘Biggest Record Book Yet’

Destiny has one more live event to debut, and from the latest reveal teaser it appears Age of Triumph may provide fans with a lot of...

By Weston Albert on 06 March 2017
Destiny's Full Reset Means Destiny 2 is Coming to PC?

Destiny's Full Reset Means Destiny 2 is Coming to PC?

While most Destiny fans were not expecting Bungie to reveal anything about Destiny 2 during today’s content update tease, the develop...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 March 2017
Destiny Bringing Back Old Raids More Likely Than Ever

Destiny Bringing Back Old Raids More Likely Than Ever

It has been a popular fan request since Destiny‘s Year 2: “Bungie, please bring back old raids at current Light levels.” The possibil...

By Weston Albert on 06 March 2017
Destiny’s Last Live Event Launches Late March

Destiny’s Last Live Event Launches Late March

As promised, Destiny’s developer Bungie today announced the road ahead for its sci-fi looter shooter, saying that Destiny will get on...

By Weston Albert on 03 March 2017
Overwatch Guide: How To Play Orisa

Overwatch Guide: How To Play Orisa

Now that Blizzard have unveiled the latest Overwatch character, the lovable robot tank Orisa, learn all the tips and tricks on how to play the multiplayer shooter’s newest hero.

By Alexander Pan on 02 March 2017
GR Pick: Overwatch Heroes Reimagined As Pokemon

GR Pick: Overwatch Heroes Reimagined As Pokemon

One illustrator brings two gaming giants together in an epic crossover, giving fans of both franchises an idea of what Overwatch‘s he...

By AJ Caulfield on 18 February 2017
Next Overwatch Hero Is 'Not Who You Think It Is'

Next Overwatch Hero Is 'Not Who You Think It Is'

Director Jeff Kaplan casually drops a bombshell on the Overwatch community, declaring the upcoming twenty-forth hero to not be who everyone thinks it will be. Just hours ago, Jeff Kaplan, i...

By Curt Hutson on 18 February 2017
Destiny's Most Popular PvP Weapons After Balance Update

Destiny's Most Popular PvP Weapons After Balance Update

After a new weapon balance hot fix released on Tuesday, Reddit users reveal the new top 10 list of guns used in the Destiny Crucible for primary, secondary, and heavy weapons. This year is...

By Derek Nichols on 16 February 2017
Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy Release Date Revealed

Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy Release Date Revealed

Activision releases a new trailer for the remastered collection of Crash Bandicoot games, Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy, that reveals the game’s release date. One of the biggest surprises...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 February 2017
Overwatch: Blizzard Denies Loot Drop Rate Changes

Overwatch: Blizzard Denies Loot Drop Rate Changes

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan discusses rumors that loot drop rates changed for the recent Lunar New Year event, denying that drop rates were amended. The success of Overwatch is undeniab...

By Rob Gordon on 16 February 2017
Black Ops 2 Not Coming to Xbox Backward Compatibility

Black Ops 2 Not Coming to Xbox Backward Compatibility

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, officially declares that rumors of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 coming to Xbox One’s backward compatibility program are not true. About a m...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 February 2017
Next Call of Duty Sequel to 'Go Back to Its Roots'

Next Call of Duty Sequel to 'Go Back to Its Roots'

The video game publisher Activision declares its intentions to have the next sequel for the first-person shooter franchise, Call of Duty, go “back to its roots.” As many Call of Duty fans a...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 February 2017
Report: Destiny 2 is Titled Forge of Hope

Report: Destiny 2 is Titled Forge of Hope

According to an anonymous leaker on Reddit, the follow-up to Destiny will use an all-new engine, and is set to launch on PC as well as current-gen consoles. [UPDATE: Bungie marketing direct...

By Brad Jones on 09 February 2017
Overwatch: Terry Crews Makes Mock Audition for Doomfist

Overwatch: Terry Crews Makes Mock Audition for Doomfist

The Hollywood actor Terry Crews creates a video containing a brief mock audition for the role of Doomfist in developer Blizzard’s team-based shooter Overwatch. About a couple of months ago,...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 February 2017
Destiny's Crimson Days Event Will Not Return This Year

Destiny's Crimson Days Event Will Not Return This Year

Bungie announces that Destiny‘s Valentine’s Day themed live event, Crimson Days, will not be returning in Year 3, as the developer focuses on future content. Around this time last year, Des...

By Weston Albert on 20 January 2017
Destiny Player Solos Aksis at Old Level Cap

Destiny Player Solos Aksis at Old Level Cap

A Destiny fan lowers his Light level down to the old 385 cap to test the idea that soloing Aksis at that level is impossible, proving it doesn’t take 400 Light to conquer the raid boss. Des...

By Weston Albert on 17 January 2017
Destiny Guide: When to Equip High-Caliber Rounds

Destiny Guide: When to Equip High-Caliber Rounds

Destiny‘s High-Caliber Round perk has more to it than meets the eye, being highly effective on some weapons while being practically useless on others. If there’s one weapon perk in Destiny...

By Weston Albert on 14 January 2017
Destiny's Iron Banner Clash Returns for January

Destiny's Iron Banner Clash Returns for January

January’s Iron Banner PvP playlist is returning January 17th as Clash and brings with it the Iron Banner sidearm, rocket launcher, gauntlets, and chest armor. Destiny’s Iron Banner has been...

By Weston Albert on 13 January 2017
Destiny Will Get Another Content Update This Year

Destiny Will Get Another Content Update This Year

Destiny’s developer Bungie announces that its Live Team is working on a content update that will come out this year, giving fans more to do before an expected sequel in 2017. It appears th...

By Weston Albert on 12 January 2017
Black Ops 3 DLC, Rise of Iron Top PS4 Add-Ons of 2016

Black Ops 3 DLC, Rise of Iron Top PS4 Add-Ons of 2016

The official US PlayStation blog reveals the top selling PlayStation store add-ons in 2016, with Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC and Destiny: Rise of Iron leading the pack. Gaming retrospecti...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 January 2017
Destiny: How to Play Sparrow Racing in Private Matches

Destiny: How to Play Sparrow Racing in Private Matches

Find out how Destiny fans can still race Sparrows to their hearts’ content, now available in private matches after the latest live event and Sparrow Racing League has ended. As of January 3...

By Weston Albert on 05 January 2017
Activision Removes Spider-Man, TMNT Games from Digital

Activision Removes Spider-Man, TMNT Games from Digital

Activision quietly removes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and both The Amazing Spider-Man games from digital storefronts after alleged licensing issues.

By F. O'Sullivan on 05 January 2017
Is The Next Call of Duty Set within the 20th Century?

Is The Next Call of Duty Set within the 20th Century?

A few tweets from Sledgehammer Games cause fans to start speculating that the next Call of Duty game could take the franchise back into the past during the 20th century. After a rocky start...

By Derek Nichols on 03 January 2017
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Stays at No. 1 in UK

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Stays at No. 1 in UK

UK sales tracker Chart-Track announces the best-selling physical releases in the UK for the week ending on December 24th, with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare at the top.

By Dalton Cooper on 31 December 2016
Destiny Fan Creates Awesome Raid Weapon Concepts

Destiny Fan Creates Awesome Raid Weapon Concepts

With Destiny fans’ ongoing desire for old raids to come back to the game, one fan theorizes how refreshed raid weapons could work in the current state of the game. After Destiny‘s current l...

By Weston Albert on 30 December 2016
Destiny Guide: Finish The Dawning's Hardest Quests

Destiny Guide: Finish The Dawning's Hardest Quests

With just days left before Destiny‘s December live event, The Dawning, goes away, follow these easy steps to wrap up the toughest quests and record book tasks. The Dawning is Destiny‘s late...

By Weston Albert on 29 December 2016
Destiny 2 Job Post Hints at Small Scale Story Content

Destiny 2 Job Post Hints at Small Scale Story Content

Bungie launches a number of narrative-focused job listings on its website, with some suggesting that smaller scale story content could be expected throughout the life of Destiny 2. When it...

By Rob Gordon on 28 December 2016
Destiny Posts Impressive Stats on The Dawning Event

Destiny Posts Impressive Stats on The Dawning Event

Destiny developer Bungie releases statistics and figures about Destiny‘s latest live event, The Dawning, and what players have been able to accomplish so far. Destiny‘s current live event,...

By Weston Albert on 24 December 2016
Destiny Funko Pop Figures Coming Next Year

Destiny Funko Pop Figures Coming Next Year

The vinyl toy company Funko Pop officially announces its intentions to partner with Bungie for the release of a line of Destiny figures sometime next year. It’s no secret that a large porti...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 December 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For December 20, 2016

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For December 20, 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset, and here is everything that one needs to know for December 20. While Bungie may be o...

By Derek Nichols on 20 December 2016
Destiny Players Raise $15,000 for Charity

Destiny Players Raise $15,000 for Charity

Destiny fans faced off in the game’s Sparrow Racing League, creating a tournament between streamers that netted more than $15,000 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Over the weekend a group...

By Weston Albert on 19 December 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get the Poison Apple Sparrow

Destiny Guide: How to Get the Poison Apple Sparrow

Check out this guide to see how to complete Destiny‘s new exclusive Sparrow Racing League Quest before it’s gone, and get the new Sparrow The Poison Apple. There is a new quest in Destiny t...

By Weston Albert on 18 December 2016
Destiny Guide: Get Nova Mortis and Abbadon Exotics

Destiny Guide: Get Nova Mortis and Abbadon Exotics

Find out how to add two new exotics to your arsenal with this guide to completing The Dawning quests for the Nova Mortis and Abbadon...

By Weston Albert on 17 December 2016
Destiny: The Collection Is Only $25 Today

Destiny: The Collection Is Only $25 Today

As part of Amazon’s Deal of the Day promotion, Destiny: The Collection, which includes the base game and every expansion, sells for only $25 for the rest of the day. Since it released back...

By Derek Nichols on 15 December 2016
Infinite Warfare is November's Top Digital Console Game

Infinite Warfare is November's Top Digital Console Game

Research company SuperData reveals its statistics for the year, confirming that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the best-selling digital console game for the month of November.

By Rob Gordon on 15 December 2016
Overwatch Winter Holiday Event Leaks

Overwatch Winter Holiday Event Leaks

Datamining efforts leak potential details about Overwatch‘s upcoming winter event, which reportedly includes a new map, game mode, and customization options. It’s no secret that Blizzard is...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2016
Next Destiny Balance Patch Won't Just Nerf Shotguns

Next Destiny Balance Patch Won't Just Nerf Shotguns

Destiny co-community manager, Chris “Cosmo” Shannon reveals new developer insight into how the team is approaching weapon balancing issues such as shotguns. After launching two years ago a...

By Derek Nichols on 14 December 2016
Are Destiny Items Hinting at New Content Coming Soon?

Are Destiny Items Hinting at New Content Coming Soon?

Destiny fans discover more than 80 “Classified” items in the game’s database, which is leading some to believe that a new live event or content drop could be coming in the near future. Des...

By Weston Albert on 14 December 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get The Dawning's New Armor Sets

Destiny Guide: How to Get The Dawning's New Armor Sets

Destiny’s December event, The Dawning, brings with it a ton of new armor to collect. Here’s where to find each set, and how to get them before the event ends. In addition to new exotic weap...

By Weston Albert on 14 December 2016
Destiny Raid Team Beats Aksis Without Slamming His Back

Destiny Raid Team Beats Aksis Without Slamming His Back

One Destiny team is able to beat Aksis in the Wrath of the Machine raid by ignoring most of the key mechanics of the boss fight and not slamming his back. While most of the Destiny fan base...

By Anthony Taormina on 14 December 2016
See How Three Destiny Strikes Are Changing

See How Three Destiny Strikes Are Changing

Destiny‘s The Dawning event introduces three remastered Year 1 Strikes to the game, which have been given new enemies and mechanics for players to deal with. The Dawning adds Strike Scorin...

By Weston Albert on 13 December 2016
New Destiny Trailer Previews 'The Dawning' Live Event

New Destiny Trailer Previews 'The Dawning' Live Event

A new trailer shows off what Destiny fans can expect when the game’s December live event, called The Dawning, launches including Sparrow Racing League and Strike Scoring. Destiny hopes to d...

By Weston Albert on 13 December 2016
Next Destiny Update Buffs Skeleton Key Drops

Next Destiny Update Buffs Skeleton Key Drops

Destiny‘s Upcoming update arriving alongside The Dawning live event will buff Skeleton Key drops, fix some issues from the launch of Rise of Iron, and more. Iron Banner may be the activity...

By Weston Albert on 09 December 2016
These Are Destiny's Newest Weapon Ornaments

These Are Destiny's Newest Weapon Ornaments

Get a glimpse of all the new Ornaments that will be added to Destiny when The Dawning live event launches later in December, allowing players to change the look of some weapons. Destiny: Ri...

By Weston Albert on 07 December 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Patch Nerfs Volk

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Patch Nerfs Volk

Infinity Ward releases the patch notes for the latest Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare update, detailing changes coming to multiplayer as well as Zombies in Spaceland.

By Dalton Cooper on 01 December 2016
Call of Duty Sales Down 50% Compared to Last Year

Call of Duty Sales Down 50% Compared to Last Year

According to a pair of Wall Street analysts, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s sales were down 50% compared to the sales of last year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.

By Dalton Cooper on 01 December 2016
Destiny Player Beats Siege Engine Solo

Destiny Player Beats Siege Engine Solo

Destiny challenge legend Slayerage completes the Siege Engine encounter in the new Wrath of the Machine raid solo with the help of a very useful trick. After nearly two months of players t...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 December 2016
What You Need to Know About the Voice Actors Strike

What You Need to Know About the Voice Actors Strike

With the video game voice actors strike well underway, Game Rant takes an in-depth look at the strike action, and how it reached this point in the first place. When the gaming community tal...

By Rob Gordon on 27 November 2016
Destiny Fan Trailer is Awesomely Nostalgic

Destiny Fan Trailer is Awesomely Nostalgic

A Destiny fan cuts together footage from trailers and cutscenes from the game’s history to create an amazing look back at the sci-fi shooter and the journey of longtime players. The Destiny...

By Weston Albert on 26 November 2016
Bungie Teases New Destiny Content Reveals

Bungie Teases New Destiny Content Reveals

Bungie says the addition of new content in Destiny is about to ‘speed up again,’ giving fans hope that they’ll have more to play ahead of an official sequel. Many Destiny fans are starting...

By Weston Albert on 24 November 2016
Overwatch Datamine Discoveries Hint at Christmas Event

Overwatch Datamine Discoveries Hint at Christmas Event

Dataminers work hard to sift through Overwatch‘s files and reveal that a Christmas-themed update is most likely on its way for Blizzard’s team-based shooter. There is yet to be official wor...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 November 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For November 15, 2016

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For November 15, 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset and here is everything that you’ll need to know for Nov 22. It’s been an interesting...

By Derek Nichols on 22 November 2016
Destiny Matchmaking Details Released

Destiny Matchmaking Details Released

After a barrage of negative comments from fans, Destiny‘s developer, Bungie, releases full details about how the game matches players together in PvP. This week, Bungie has been facing a de...

By Weston Albert on 20 November 2016
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Review

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Review

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered updates the FPS classic admirably, but its pricing scheme and missing maps keep it from reaching its true potential. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 November 2016
Destiny Devs Respond to Protest Over Matchmaking

Destiny Devs Respond to Protest Over Matchmaking

Bungie asks fans to give their reasons and feedback after a flood of complaints and forum protests about skill-based matchmaking having a place in Destiny. Destiny fans are taking their pas...

By Weston Albert on 18 November 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: Nightfall, Strikes, and More

Destiny Weekly Reset: Nightfall, Strikes, and More

Destiny: Rise of Iron starts up another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset and here is everything that you’ll need to know about what’s new. With the annual Fes...

By Derek Nichols on 11 November 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Review

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Review

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare delivers a strong campaign mode, and even though multiplayer and Zombies aren’t as compelling, it’s still one of 2016’s best FPS games. Since its announcemen...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 November 2016
Overwatch Halloween Event Ends Early, Angers Fans

Overwatch Halloween Event Ends Early, Angers Fans

Blizzard ends the Halloween event in Overwatch about an hour early, upsetting fans that were still trying to unlock the event-exclusive cosmetic items. For the most part, it seems as though...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 November 2016
Call of Duty: IW Getting More Microtransactions?

Call of Duty: IW Getting More Microtransactions?

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare could be about to add more microtransactions in the form of ‘CODPoints,’ according to a prematurely posted PlayStation Store listing.

By Jasmine Henry on 02 November 2016
Destiny Raid Boss Beaten by Two Players on Heroic Mode

Destiny Raid Boss Beaten by Two Players on Heroic Mode

Two players incredibly conquer Vosik on Wrath of the Machine Heroic Mode, arguably the most difficult boss encounter of the harder mode of Destiny‘s new raid. Destiny fans never cease to am...

By Weston Albert on 30 October 2016
How Destiny's Microtransactions Slowly Became a Problem

How Destiny's Microtransactions Slowly Became a Problem

When Destiny first released it was not unlike most loot-based games on the market. There was tons of gear and weapons to collect, and a player’s collection was largely determined by the amo...

By Anthony Taormina on 29 October 2016
Destiny Gets Spooky Version of Trials of Osiris

Destiny Gets Spooky Version of Trials of Osiris

As a part of the festivities around Destiny‘s Halloween live event, Festival of the Lost, Trials of Osiris gets special gameplay modifiers not typical of the mode. Destiny fans are taking p...

By Weston Albert on 29 October 2016
How to Get Destiny's New Secret Broom Sparrow

How to Get Destiny's New Secret Broom Sparrow

Some very thorough Destiny players discover an amazingly spooky secret in the game’s Festival of the Lost Halloween event: a hidden Sparrow racing broom. Festival of the Lost, the yearly D...

By Curt Hutson on 26 October 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Hit the 400 Light Level Cap

Destiny Guide: How to Hit the 400 Light Level Cap

With the increase of the Light level cap and changes to the upgrade economy, Destiny fans will want to be playing the right activities to level up to 400 Light fast. With the launch of Wrat...

By Weston Albert on 20 October 2016
Destiny's Raid Mechanic You'll Likely Soon Need to Know

Destiny's Raid Mechanic You'll Likely Soon Need to Know

Destiny‘s new raid has a mechanic that many players ignore or may not even know about, but it is likely to play a major part of Wrath of the Machine’s Heroic Mode. When Destiny players fi...

By Weston Albert on 17 October 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Gets Gun Game

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Gets Gun Game

In a blog post, Activision announces that the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta has been extended by a day, and now includes the Gun Game multiplayer mode. The first phase of the Call of...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 October 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta File Size Revealed

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta File Size Revealed

Video game publisher Activision officially confirms the file size for its futuristic first-person shooter Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare‘s forthcoming beta. With a recent Nielsen survey pre...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 October 2016
Destiny Guide: Getting the Most Out of Archon's Forge

Destiny Guide: Getting the Most Out of Archon's Forge

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most out of your time in Archon’s Forge, a must-play activity for anyone reaching for the highest Light levels in Destiny. Most Destiny player...

By Weston Albert on 12 October 2016
World of Warcraft: Legion World Quest Event

World of Warcraft: Legion World Quest Event

World of Warcraft: Legion’s first World Quest Bonus Event begins and players currently have the chance to earn a ton of resources, gold, reputation, and gear. Here’s how to get started. No...

By Denny Connolly on 10 October 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Reach Light Level 385 Fast

Destiny Guide: How to Reach Light Level 385 Fast

With only 8 days until Wrath of the Machine Heroic Mode releases, Destiny players are in a rush to get prepared. Obviously, getting through the Normal Mode version of the raid is a great pl...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 October 2016
Destiny Players Defeat Raid Boss Without Firing a Shot

Destiny Players Defeat Raid Boss Without Firing a Shot

A group of Destiny fans defeats Aksis, the final boss of the new Wrath of the Machine raid, without firing their guns and using only grenades and melee attacks. Destiny: Rise of Iron‘s raid...

By Weston Albert on 10 October 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare File Size Confirmed

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare File Size Confirmed

Activision confirms a 130 GB space requirement for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, saying that the space is needed for both it and Modern Warfare Remastered. Last week, gamers learned that...

By Boston Blake on 10 October 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Details Revealed

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Details Revealed

Activision releases details about the upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta, including which Combat Rigs, maps, and Mission Teams will be included. Next weekend, gamers will get the...

By Boston Blake on 09 October 2016
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered's New Cheats

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered's New Cheats

Players that find all of the intel hidden in the campaign levels of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered can unlock four brand new cheats and filters. In Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare,...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 October 2016
Destiny: Challenge Modes Confirmed for New Raid

Destiny: Challenge Modes Confirmed for New Raid

Destiny: Rise of Iron looks to continue the tradition set by the game’s last raid by introducing Challenge Modes to its newest Wrath of the Machine raid. Hot on the heels of the announceme...

By Weston Albert on 07 October 2016
Destiny's New Raid Hard Mode Release Date Revealed

Destiny's New Raid Hard Mode Release Date Revealed

Destiny‘s developer Bungie reveals when fans can jump into Rise of Iron’s next big challenge, which is the Heroic Mode of the newest raid Wrath of the Machine. Many Destiny fans are playin...

By Weston Albert on 07 October 2016
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Screenshots

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Screenshots

Developers for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered release six brand new screenshots for the forthcoming first-person shooter showing the game’s enhanced graphics. For those unaware, th...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 October 2016
Destiny Guide: Rise of Iron's New Items and Consumables

Destiny Guide: Rise of Iron's New Items and Consumables

Destiny‘s Rise of Iron expansion introduces brand new items and consumables, and this guide explains what they are, what they do, and how to get them. Destiny is a game that has been const...

By Weston Albert on 06 October 2016
Destiny Servers Are Down

Destiny Servers Are Down

UPDATE: The servers are back online! Bungie reports that the Destiny servers are down on both PS4 and Xbox One. As of right now the most common error code players are getting is Tapir, the...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 October 2016
Destiny Guide: What Swords Reflect with New Artifact

Destiny Guide: What Swords Reflect with New Artifact

Don’t miss a full breakdown of everything swords can reflect with the newly added artifact Memory of Radegast, including supers, grenades, weapons, and more. Destiny: Rise of Iron revamped...

By Weston Albert on 05 October 2016
Destiny: How to Get Started in the New Iron Banner

Destiny: How to Get Started in the New Iron Banner

Find out all the details about the newly updated Iron Banner PvP event, including where to find the new vendor, how to rank up, get reputation, and earn a lot of loot. Destiny: Rise of Iron...

By Weston Albert on 05 October 2016
Should Destiny: Rise of Iron Buff Skeleton Key Drops?

Should Destiny: Rise of Iron Buff Skeleton Key Drops?

Skeleton key drop rates in Destiny: Rise of Iron are much lower than the strike-specific loot drop rates in Year 2. Is this by design or should Bungie increase skeleton key drops? Over the...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 October 2016
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Trophies

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Trophies

The full trophy list for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered on PlayStation 4 appears online, and all are centered on the game’s single player campaign. In about a month’s time, Call of...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 October 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Requires 130 GB of Space

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Requires 130 GB of Space

Those buying the Legacy edition of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare may want to start clearing some hard drive space because the installation will require a whopping 130GB. For many gamers,...

By Alexander Pan on 02 October 2016
COD: Modern Warfare Brings Back Multiplayer Announcer

COD: Modern Warfare Brings Back Multiplayer Announcer

Raven Software lead designer Amos Hodge takes to Twitter to reveal details on the multiplayer mode for the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. There are some Call of Duty fans...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 September 2016
Modern Warfare Remastered's Controller Sensitivity

Modern Warfare Remastered's Controller Sensitivity

Raven Software shares details regarding Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, revealing that it contains twice the amount of controller sensitivity options as the original. Earlier this...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 September 2016
Destiny Releasing Another Hotfix for Rise of Iron

Destiny Releasing Another Hotfix for Rise of Iron

Bungie announces that hotfix 2.4.0.3 will be deployed later today for Destiny: Rise of Iron players, but opts not to reveal what’s inside of the update until later. It has been a whirlwind...

By Derek Nichols on 29 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Patch Fixes Loot Drop Issues

Destiny: Rise of Iron Patch Fixes Loot Drop Issues

Video game developer Bungie officially releases the patch notes for hotfix 2.4.0.3 that provides fixes for Strike loot drop issues in its action-RPG Destiny: Rise of Iron. Just recently, Bu...

By Kyle Sledge on 29 September 2016
Destiny's Combined Arms Playlist Has Been Updated

Destiny's Combined Arms Playlist Has Been Updated

The featured Crucible playlist in Destiny this week is Combined Arms, a vehicle-centric PvP mode that has gotten some changes since the launch of Rise of Iron. Surely many Destiny fans have...

By Weston Albert on 28 September 2016
Opinion: Why Destiny 2 Coming to PC is Bad for Fans

Opinion: Why Destiny 2 Coming to PC is Bad for Fans

Rumor has it that Destiny 2 is coming to PC in 2017, but one Game Rant writer and Destiny fan explains why he thinks it would have a negative impact on the game’s fan base. According to the...

By Weston Albert on 28 September 2016
Destiny: Skip the Siege Engine Raid Boss Fight

Destiny: Skip the Siege Engine Raid Boss Fight

Destiny players discover a way to skip the entire Siege Engine boss fight in the new Wrath of the Machine raid, but be warned doing so eliminates the loot drop. When Destiny: Rise of Iron’...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get Skeleton Keys

Destiny Guide: How to Get Skeleton Keys

Less than a week ago Bungie introduced players to Destiny: Rise of Iron, the first major expansion for the shooter in a year. The DLC add-on brought with it a ton of new content, a new raid...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 September 2016
Destiny: New Iron Banner Bounties Revealed

Destiny: New Iron Banner Bounties Revealed

One Destiny player discovers the new and more rewarding bounties that will be included in Iron Banner when the event returns for Rise of Iron in the future. Although the launches of Destiny...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 September 2016
World of Warcraft: Legion Review

World of Warcraft: Legion Review

World of Warcraft: Legion adds ten levels, a new zone, and a new hero class to the twelve year old MMO and manages to deliver some of the best content that the game has ever offered. Twelv...

By Denny Connolly on 26 September 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Schedule Revealed

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Schedule Revealed

Activision reveals more details about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare‘s multiplayer beta, including specific start dates for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Franchise fans have been waiting...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 September 2016
Destiny: Xur Location and Exotic Items

Destiny: Xur Location and Exotic Items

We have the early scoop on where to find the vendor Xur and what exotic armor and weapons he has available to Destiny players for the weekend of September 23rd. We’ve finally made it. The f...

By Anthony Taormina on 25 September 2016
Destiny Skeleton Keys Guide

Destiny Skeleton Keys Guide

Less than a week ago Bungie introduced players to Destiny: Rise of Iron, the first major expansion for the shooter in a year. The DLC add-on brought with it a ton of new content, a new raid...

By Anthony Taormina on 24 September 2016
New Destiny Raid Cleared, Sends Destiny to #1 on Twitch

New Destiny Raid Cleared, Sends Destiny to #1 on Twitch

Destiny‘s latest raid has been cleared and a new World First team crowned, with the hype of the raid’s launch causing Destiny to soar to the top of Twitch’s directory. Destiny‘s raids are...

By Weston Albert on 23 September 2016
Destiny: Level 1 Player Tears It Up With Gjallarhorn

Destiny: Level 1 Player Tears It Up With Gjallarhorn

One Guardian at Level 1 uses the popular Iron Gjallarhorn rocket launcher in Destiny‘s latest expansion Rise of Iron to wreak absolute havoc upon enemies in the game. With Destiny: Rise of...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 September 2016
Destiny Bug is Causing Strikes to Drop Low Level Loot

Destiny Bug is Causing Strikes to Drop Low Level Loot

A couple of Destiny‘s strikes are incorrectly dropping loot that are at lower Light levels than intended, and developer Bungie is looking into a solution. Destiny: Rise of Iron continues th...

By Weston Albert on 23 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get SIVA Offerings

Destiny Guide: How to Get SIVA Offerings

Much like Court of Oryx, Archon’s Forge is the new arena-based public event for Destiny players to enjoy with their Rise of Iron expansion. It’s a great source of loot, can offer a challeng...

By Anthony Taormina on 22 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Complete Quarantine Patrols

Destiny Guide: How to Complete Quarantine Patrols

With Destiny‘s Patrol mode getting a shot in the arm thanks to the new Plaguelands zone, don’t miss the new Quarantine mission nodes that were added in Rise of Iron. Destiny fans are back o...

By Weston Albert on 22 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Claim Your Days of Iron Armor

Destiny Guide: How to Claim Your Days of Iron Armor

Follow this helpful Destiny guide for the quick and easy method to earning the brand new Days of Iron armor set from the new Rise of Iron record book. Prior to the launch of Destiny: Rise o...

By Derek Nichols on 22 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Server Issues

Destiny: Rise of Iron Server Issues

As Bungie investigates ongoing server issues with Destiny following the release of the game’s Rise of Iron expansion, the studio implements a sign-in queue. As one of the biggest new IP of...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How To Start Rise of Iron Content

Destiny Guide: How To Start Rise of Iron Content

Destiny: Rise of Iron finally launches, but before players can start to ascend Felwinter Peak, here are the things that need to be done before accessing the content. Today is the day many...

By Derek Nichols on 20 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Nemesis Star Machine Gun Gameplay

Destiny: Rise of Iron Nemesis Star Machine Gun Gameplay

Destiny: Rise of Iron has just launched with a myriad of exotic weapons, but to really shred enemies to teeny tiny pieces, the Nemesis Star machine gun will do the trick nicely. The new Ne...

By Curt Hutson on 20 September 2016
Destiny Will Fix Film Grain Effect Issue Next Week

Destiny Will Fix Film Grain Effect Issue Next Week

With the launch of Destiny: Rise of Iron just days away, Bungie posts an update for a number of known issues including when a fix for the film grain effect arrives. The wait for Destiny: Ri...

By Derek Nichols on 18 September 2016
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Revelations Easter Egg Guide

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Revelations Easter Egg Guide

Use this guide to complete the elaborate Easter Egg on the Revelations map for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and unlock the ‘A Better Tomorrow’ trophy in the process. Almost a year since Call o...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Players Can Buy Reputation Boosts

Destiny: Rise of Iron Players Can Buy Reputation Boosts

Destiny: Rise of Iron brings new merchandise to the Eververse Trading Company including seven new emotes and the ability to purchase reputation boosters. It is an exciting time to be a Des...

By Derek Nichols on 15 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron New Exotic Teased by Ornament

Destiny: Rise of Iron New Exotic Teased by Ornament

Scrupulous Destiny fans comb new footage to catch screens of one or two unannounced exotics coming to Destiny with Rise of Iron, including a new exotic sword. Bungie has shown off a lot of...

By Weston Albert on 15 September 2016
Find All of Destiny's New Crucible Map Dead Ghosts

Find All of Destiny's New Crucible Map Dead Ghosts

There are new Dead Ghosts to find and collect in each of Destiny‘s 27 Crucible maps, added today with Private Matches. Don’t miss any with this guide. A week ahead of the release of Destiny...

By Weston Albert on 14 September 2016
New Destiny ARG 'Infects' the Game's Community

New Destiny ARG 'Infects' the Game's Community

Destiny fans are hard at work trying to solve the mystery of Owl Sector, a new ARG that has debuted just days before the launch of the game’s next major expansion Rise of Iron. Destiny has...

By Weston Albert on 14 September 2016
Destiny: Check Out the First Rise of Iron Story Mission

Destiny: Check Out the First Rise of Iron Story Mission

Footage shows what fans can expect from Rise of Iron’s first story mission including an on-rails shooting section, new weather effects, and the return of a classic boss. Destiny: Rise of Ir...

By Weston Albert on 13 September 2016
How to Beat Sepiks Perfected in Destiny's New Strike

How to Beat Sepiks Perfected in Destiny's New Strike

The classic strike boss from Destiny‘s Year One is back and has a bag of new tricks. Find out how to beat Sepiks Perfected straight away for when Rise of Iron launches. Destiny is getting a...

By Weston Albert on 11 September 2016
Should Destiny 2 Be A Full Reset?

Should Destiny 2 Be A Full Reset?

Destiny 2 faces a tough problem: How to welcome new players who might not have seen the game, while also satisfying veteran players who have invested hundreds of hours. Although much of th...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 September 2016
Enter Our Destiny: Rise of Iron Giveaway!

Enter Our Destiny: Rise of Iron Giveaway!

Game Rant is giving away two copies of Destiny: Rise of Iron! Two lucky winners (either a PS4 or Xbox One version) will be announced here once the contest is over! Game Rant is back with another con...

By Megan Youtkus on 10 September 2016
Destiny Players Can Unlock the New Exotic Sidearm Now

Destiny Players Can Unlock the New Exotic Sidearm Now

Alongside the latest update to Destiny, the new exotic sidearm teased with Rise of Iron is in the game ahead of the expansion’s official release date. Destiny‘s latest update 2.4.0 represen...

By Weston Albert on 09 September 2016
Call of Duty Prestige Racers Denied Activision Support

Call of Duty Prestige Racers Denied Activision Support

Activision Blizzard has issued the below official statement with the regards to “The Race.” “This year’s Race to Prestige will be hosted by OpTic Gaming. We thank everyone for their continu...

By Fred Harvey on 05 September 2016
Destiny Shows Off Touch of Malice Replica at PAX West

Destiny Shows Off Touch of Malice Replica at PAX West

At its booth for PAX West 2016, the video game developer Bungie displays a replica of the Touch of Malice gun from its science fiction shooter Destiny. Although Bungie didn’t use PAX West 2...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 September 2016
Call of Duty Developer Wants to Make a Modern Game

Call of Duty Developer Wants to Make a Modern Game

Raven Software studio director, David Pellas, reveals that he and his team want to take lead on a Call of Duty game and bring it back to modern era warfare. While Activision and Infinity Wa...

By Boston Blake on 03 September 2016
CoD: Infinite Warfare Beta to Be PS4 Timed-Exclusive

CoD: Infinite Warfare Beta to Be PS4 Timed-Exclusive

Publisher Activision and developer Infinity Ward announce that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare‘s forthcoming multiplayer beta is to be a timed-exclusive for the PlayStation 4. After having u...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 September 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Scorestreak Guide

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Scorestreak Guide

Check out all of the new Scorestreaks added to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, including a remote controlled mech, some twists on drones, and really damaging future tech. With every Call of...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 September 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Hands-On

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Hands-On

When Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare first launched and brought new life to the franchise, especially in multiplayer, most fans wondered what the series’ future might look like. Could develo...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 September 2016
Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Beta Skipping PC

Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Beta Skipping PC

While sharing numerous new details about the upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, developer Infinity Ward revealed the multiplayer beta for the shooter will skip PC. This fall is a big...

By Boston Blake on 03 September 2016
Modern Warfare Remastered Multiplayer Hands-On Preview

Modern Warfare Remastered Multiplayer Hands-On Preview

Game Rant gets hands-on time with the multiplayer for Call of Duty: Modern Remastered to see if the experience is just as fans remember it from the 2007 release. While answers may differ de...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 September 2016
Destiny Guide: Grab These Weapons Before They're Gone

Destiny Guide: Grab These Weapons Before They're Gone

Destiny: Rise of Iron will bring a vendor reset and a new collection of weapons, which means these top-tier weapons and/or their perk rolls will be disappearing soon. The clock is ticking...

By Weston Albert on 03 September 2016
Infinite Warfare: Zombies in Spaceland Preview

Infinite Warfare: Zombies in Spaceland Preview

Game Rant goes hands-on with the new Zombies in Spaceland mode for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare to see what new tricks an ’80s theme park setting can offer. Over the years the Zombies mod...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 September 2016
Destiny's Trials of Osiris Going on Hiatus

Destiny's Trials of Osiris Going on Hiatus

Destiny‘s ultra-competitive endgame PvP mode, Trials of Osiris, is taking a break soon and will not return until shortly after the launch of Rise of Iron. Destiny: Rise of Iron, the fall...

By Weston Albert on 25 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Artifacts Detailed

Destiny: Rise of Iron Artifacts Detailed

New details from Bungie reveal the names and abilities of each of the new gameplay-changing Artifacts coming to Destiny with the Rise of Iron expansion. For the last few weeks, Bungie has...

By Boston Blake on 24 August 2016
Neo Cortex Appears To Be Joining Skylanders

Neo Cortex Appears To Be Joining Skylanders

A recent retailer posting has seemingly ousted the inclusion of Crash Bandicoot’s arch nemesis Neo Cortex as a playable character in the next entry of Skylanders. While gamers anxiously a...

By Riley Little on 16 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron's Supremacy Mode Reveal

Destiny: Rise of Iron's Supremacy Mode Reveal

Bungie reveals the new Supremacy Crucible mode that will be added with Destiny: Rise of Iron, and it looks a lot like the Kill Confirmed mode in Call of Duty. Although the announcement of...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 August 2016
Destiny Rise of Iron ViDoc: 7 Things You Missed

Destiny Rise of Iron ViDoc: 7 Things You Missed

A new ViDoc shows off all the content coming in Destiny‘s fall expansion, Rise of Iron. Here are seven things inside Destiny‘s new ViDoc that may have eluded you. Destiny: Rise of Iron‘s...

By Weston Albert on 15 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron - New Story Details Surface

Destiny: Rise of Iron - New Story Details Surface

Bungie gives out new teases and tidbits about the narrative and story elements players will experience when Destiny: Rise of Iron comes out this fall. Destiny: Rise of Iron is set to continue to stor...

By Weston Albert on 15 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Will Not Increase Vault Space

Destiny: Rise of Iron Will Not Increase Vault Space

Bungie says there are no “current plans to further expand Vault space” in Destiny: Rise of Iron, despite the fact that the expansion ditches last gen consoles. Destiny fans, it may be tim...

By Weston Albert on 12 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Shows Off New Social Space

Destiny: Rise of Iron Shows Off New Social Space

Bungie shows off Felwinter Peak, the new social space that players will be able to explore and utilize once Destiny: Rise of Iron launches this September. Destiny currently sports two soc...

By Weston Albert on 09 August 2016
Opinion: How Call of Duty Has Negatively Impacted Games

Opinion: How Call of Duty Has Negatively Impacted Games

Call of Duty is one of the biggest video game franchises of all time, but find out why one writer thinks it may have done more harm than good for the industry. Call of Duty is a juggerna...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 August 2016
See How Destiny's First Weapon is Becoming an Exotic

See How Destiny's First Weapon is Becoming an Exotic

Destiny: Rise of Iron will re-introduce the first weapon players pick up in the game, this time as an exotic auto rifle with a pretty unique perk tree. When players first open their eyes...

By Weston Albert on 05 August 2016
Overwatch Hits 15 Million Players, Announces World Cup

Overwatch Hits 15 Million Players, Announces World Cup

Activision announces that Blizzard Entertainment’s arena shooter Overwatch surpasses 15 million players, as the community gets ready for the Overwatch Cup this fall. Blizzard’s arena shoote...

By Jason Gallagher on 05 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron's PlayStation 4 Exclusive Content

Destiny: Rise of Iron's PlayStation 4 Exclusive Content

Destiny‘s Rise of Iron expansion continues the game’s exclusive PlayStation 4 content trend, providing a special PvP map, quest, and reward on the platform. As rumored earlier this month...

By Rory Young on 31 July 2016
Bungie Unveils Winter Cosmodrome in Destiny Stream

Bungie Unveils Winter Cosmodrome in Destiny Stream

Bungie takes Destiny fans on a virtual tour of the new-and-improved Cosmodrome, revealing some new additions and tweaks set to arrive alongside Rise of Iron. It’s been almost two years si...

By Brad Jones on 29 July 2016
Destiny Fan's Great Concept for Emote Wheel

Destiny Fan's Great Concept for Emote Wheel

A creative Destiny fan makes a concept video showing what an emote wheel in the game could look like, which would allow players to have easy access to multiple emotes. Emotes are an importa...

By Weston Albert on 25 July 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Getting Terminal Map

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Getting Terminal Map

At San Diego Comic-Con, Activision announces that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare pre-orders will come with a remake of the Terminal map from Modern Warfare 2. With 12 main series games in total, th...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 July 2016
Ghostbusters Review

Ghostbusters Review

Ghostbusters offers a top-down co-op shooter with light RPG elements that fails to capitalize on the magic and humor of the supernatural franchise. Revisiting old franchises has become a...

By Denny Connolly on 21 July 2016
CoD: Modern Warfare Remastered Releases New Gameplay

CoD: Modern Warfare Remastered Releases New Gameplay

Publisher Activision releases an official extended gameplay video covering one of the missions in the forthcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. The first extended gameplay video from Rav...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 July 2016
Next Destiny: Rise of Iron Reveal Stream Announced

Next Destiny: Rise of Iron Reveal Stream Announced

Bungie announces when they will be giving fans another glimpse of Destiny’s major fall expansion, Rise of Iron, announcing a reveal stream just around the corner. Destiny fans are hungry for any mo...

By Weston Albert on 14 July 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron - Everything We Know

Destiny: Rise of Iron - Everything We Know

Get the full lowdown on everything related to Destiny‘s fall 2016 expansion, Rise of Iron, from the new story and multiplayer to the next raid and gear. Destiny: Rise of Iron is set to launch Septe...

By Weston Albert on 13 July 2016
Destiny: Trials and Iron Banner to End on PS3, Xbox 360

Destiny: Trials and Iron Banner to End on PS3, Xbox 360

Game developer Bungie officially announces that Trials of Osiris and Iron Banner Crucible matches will end on Destiny‘s PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions. As many fans of Destiny are probably aware...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 June 2016
LeBron James Played Destiny During the NBA Playoffs

LeBron James Played Destiny During the NBA Playoffs

NBA star LeBron James plays Destiny; in fact, Bungie’s shared world shooter was his video game of choice to play while traveling for the NBA playoffs. There are many celebrities who play video games....

By Weston Albert on 22 June 2016
Former CoD Dev Talks to Modern Warfare Remastered Team

Former CoD Dev Talks to Modern Warfare Remastered Team

A former Call of Duty developer now working for Respawn Entertainment shares a gruff and direct message with Modern Warfare Remastered‘s production team. Ever since video game publisher Act...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 June 2016
Destiny Cancels Trials of Osiris This Weekend

Destiny Cancels Trials of Osiris This Weekend

Destiny developer Bungie cancels this weekend’s Trials of Osiris event, citing numerous connectivity issues and a nasty damage bug as the primary reasons. Destiny developer Bungie has cancelled Tria...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 June 2016
Destiny: PC Version Not Ruled Out, Says Bungie

Destiny: PC Version Not Ruled Out, Says Bungie

Bungie further explains its reasoning behind excluding Destiny‘s Rise of Iron from last-gen consoles, and says a PC port for the game hasn’t been ruled out. Although E3 2016 is winding down, Bungie d...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 June 2016
TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan Review

TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan Review

Platinum Games’s take on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a mediocre hack-n-slash romp that ultimately fails to become anything more than just that.

By Riley Little on 05 June 2016
Destiny Raid Recreated in DOOM's Level Editor

Destiny Raid Recreated in DOOM's Level Editor

A modder uses DOOM‘s SnapMap level editor to recreate most of the King’s Fall raid from Destiny: The Taken King, resulting in a impressive version for players to check out. Destiny‘s latest raid, Kin...

By Weston Albert on 29 May 2016
Destiny Fan's Funny King's Fall Checklist is So True

Destiny Fan's Funny King's Fall Checklist is So True

One Destiny fan has put together a humorous checklist for fellow players running the King’s Fall raid with some events that well-raided players will be familiar with. Many Destiny fans hold up the ga...

By Weston Albert on 24 May 2016
Destiny Fan Creates Printable Grimoire Cards

Destiny Fan Creates Printable Grimoire Cards

Bungie has made a conscious effort to make Destiny‘s story more entertaining, and now gamers have the chance to carry that story with them wherever they go. Destiny has had a reputation since the ear...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 May 2016
Destiny May Ban Players With Bad Connections From The Crucible

Destiny May Ban Players With Bad Connections From The Crucible

Bungie has apparently begun warning players with poor Internet, saying that if the situation doesn’t fix itself then those players will be banned from Destiny‘s PvP. Although Bungie has taken strides...

By Anthony Taormina on 21 May 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron - Who Is on the Cover Art?

Destiny: Rise of Iron - Who Is on the Cover Art?

The art for Destiny‘s rumored Rise of Iron expansion features a Titan on it, but who is that character? One Reddit user has a theory that it might not be so obvious. Many Destiny fans will be quick t...

By Weston Albert on 20 May 2016
Destiny: Trials Cancelled Because of Heavy Ammo Glitch

Destiny: Trials Cancelled Because of Heavy Ammo Glitch

Destiny developer Bungie announces that Trials of Osiris and Iron Banner will be put on indefinite hold while the studio works to fix the heavy ammo glitch exploit. As expected, Destiny developer Bu...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 May 2016
Destiny PvP Player Combats Trolls With Kindness

Destiny PvP Player Combats Trolls With Kindness

After receiving angry messages from players he’d just defeated in Trials of Osiris, one Destiny streamer chooses to be the bigger person and gives them a helping hand. Trolls and haters are a part of...

By Sarah Fields on 19 May 2016
Destiny: These are the Top Guns in Trials of Osiris

Destiny: These are the Top Guns in Trials of Osiris

One Destiny fan compiles a list of the most used weapons (in each category) by the top Trials of Osiris players. Find out if your PvP favorites are as widely used by others. After nearly a year of co...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 May 2016
Call of Duty: Black Ops Now Backward Compatible

Call of Duty: Black Ops Now Backward Compatible

Microsoft confirms that Treyarch’s 2010 first-person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops has now been added to the Xbox One’s backward compatibility roster. Since the Xbox One’s backward compatibility fe...

By Rob Gordon on 17 May 2016
Bungie Explains Destiny Matchmaking Amid Controversy

Bungie Explains Destiny Matchmaking Amid Controversy

Bungie’s senior multiplayer designer explains how Destiny‘s matchmaking system works after renewed chatter by the community that skill based matchmaking is back. The matchmaking system in Destiny is...

By Weston Albert on 17 May 2016
Activision Responds to Infinite Warfare Hate

Activision Responds to Infinite Warfare Hate

Activision responds to the negative reaction and huge number of YouTube dislikes fans have given the debut trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Earlier this week, Activision unveiled the newes...

By Weston Albert on 13 May 2016
Modern Warfare Trilogy Headed to PS3, 360

Modern Warfare Trilogy Headed to PS3, 360

Confirmation of the existence of a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare trilogy finally arrives in the form of a store pre-order listing, but it’s probably not what gamers expected. Following the release of...

By Sarah Fields on 13 May 2016
Destiny: Challenge of the Elders 4 Minute Speed Run

Destiny: Challenge of the Elders 4 Minute Speed Run

A group of seriously dedicated Destiny players decide to take on the action-MMO’s Challenge of the Elders mode and go on to beat it in under 4 minutes. While some Destiny fans may need help to beat t...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 May 2016
CoD: Infinite Warfare Has Movement Like Black Ops 3

CoD: Infinite Warfare Has Movement Like Black Ops 3

An online listing reveals that the forthcoming futuristic first-person shooter, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, features in-game movement similar to Black Ops 3. After the trailer leaked ahead of the...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 May 2016
Is Activision Losing Faith in Call of Duty?

Is Activision Losing Faith in Call of Duty?

With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered only available through special editions of Infinite Warfare, one writer thinks this move may indicate Activision’s waving faith in the series. Last week p...

By Derek Nichols on 12 May 2016
Activision is Botching Modern Warfare Remastered

Activision is Botching Modern Warfare Remastered

The only way gamers can play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is by buying special editions of Infinite Warfare, which one writer thinks is a mistake. In the current landscape of vid...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 May 2016
Two More Maps Revealed for Remastered Call of Duty

Two More Maps Revealed for Remastered Call of Duty

Raven Software, the studio handling Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, reveals two more exciting multiplayer maps that will be included at the game’s release. Gamers need only to glan...

By Cody Gravelle on 08 May 2016
Infinite Warfare Could Bring Life Back To Call of Duty

Infinite Warfare Could Bring Life Back To Call of Duty

With Call of Duty receiving some radical changes in terms of setting with Infinite Warfare, one writer looks at how this move to space could help the series. In the last few days, the video...

By Rob Gordon on 08 May 2016
Report: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Will Have Beta

Report: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Will Have Beta

A pre-order card from Target appears to have confirmed that the newly announced Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will indeed have a beta at some point before release. Gamers have been talking...

By Riley Little on 08 May 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare - Everything We Know

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare - Everything We Know

Updated 9/4/2016 Learn everything there is to know about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare‘s campaign, multiplayer, and zombies, as well as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. After months of rumor...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 May 2016
Black Ops 3 Eclipse DLC Gets Release Date for PC, XB1

Black Ops 3 Eclipse DLC Gets Release Date for PC, XB1

Publisher Activision and developer Treyarch officially announce the release date for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3‘s Eclipse DLC package for PC and Xbox One platforms. With Call of Duty: Black...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 May 2016
TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan Release Date and Trailer

TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan Release Date and Trailer

Platinum Games releases a new trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan that reveals its release date as well as some of its boss fights.

By Dalton Cooper on 05 May 2016
TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan Needs Local Co-Op

TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan Needs Local Co-Op

TMNT fans are excited for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, but find out why one writer thinks that it won’t live up to the hype without local co-op.

By Dalton Cooper on 05 May 2016
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer Leaks

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer Leaks

The official announcement trailer for the long-rumored Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant in Manhattan leaks online, revealing the game’s focus on 4-player co-op.

By Dalton Cooper on 05 May 2016
Battlefield 1 Versus Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Battlefield 1 Versus Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

One editor reflects on the reveals for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Battlefield 1, and how comparisons between the two are largely expected from the publishers involved. It’s starte...

By Riley Little on 27 April 2016
New TMNT Game Trailers Highlight Special Abilities

New TMNT Game Trailers Highlight Special Abilities

Activision and Platinum Games release four new trailers for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan that show off the abilities of all four turtles. In just a couple of weeks, Ac...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 April 2016
Call of Duty's Zombies Modes Still Have Secrets

Call of Duty's Zombies Modes Still Have Secrets

Campaign director Jason Blundell reveals that there are many undiscovered secrets and easter eggs within the zombie modes going as far back as Call of Duty World at War. Even though the Call of Duty...

By Derek Nichols on 21 April 2016
Destiny Guide: Challenge of the Elders Week 2

Destiny Guide: Challenge of the Elders Week 2

Find out the unique modifiers for this week’s Challenge of the Elders in Destiny and how to finish an Elders’ Sigil scorecard for the week in just two runs. When it made its debut last week in Destin...

By Weston Albert on 19 April 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get Sterling Treasure Every Week

Destiny Guide: How to Get Sterling Treasure Every Week

Every week, Destiny players can earn three Sterling Treasure boxes, which have a chance to drop new gear and other loot. Find out how to get all of them. The Destiny April Update—cleverly dubbed “The...

By Weston Albert on 19 April 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Writer Joins Bungie

Mass Effect: Andromeda Writer Joins Bungie

Chris Schlerf, the lead writer for Mass Effect: Andromeda, has left BioWare to join Bungie, presumably to work on the studio’s popular Destiny franchise. Is the long-anticipated Mass Effect...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 February 2016
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The nominations for the first ever edition of ‘The Game Awards’ have been unveiled, including YouTube celebs and eSports players.

By Rob Keyes on 08 May 2015
It's Time For The New 'Call of Duty'

It's Time For The New 'Call of Duty'

Rumors hint at a questionable title for the next ‘Call of Duty’ while we examine what’s really important for the series’ long-term future.

By Rob Keyes on 30 May 2013
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Far Cry 3,’ and ‘Halo 4’ headline the nominees for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Awards. Check out the full list of nominations right here!

By Jeff Schille on 27 April 2013
News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

‘Skylanders’ & Video Games Live success; ARMA 3 & Payday 2 launches; ‘Watch Dogs’ & ‘Killer Instinct’ updates; Cliffy B’s next game & more video game news!

By Rob Keyes on 27 April 2013
2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Finalists Revealed

2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Finalists Revealed

‘Mark of the Ninja’ leads the 2013 Canadian Videogame Awards finalists along with Assassin’s Creed 3, Far Cry 3, Mass Effect 3, MechWarrior Online, Sleeping Dogs and more!

By Rob Keyes on 27 April 2013
2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Winners & Thoughts

2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Winners & Thoughts

‘Far Cry 3’ takes home the most wins at the 2013 Canadian Video Game Awards. See the full winners lists and some thoughts here.

By Rob Keyes on 27 April 2013
News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

News Wrap Up: Real Portal Cake, Minecraft Karts & Swords, BioShock Science & More!

It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing later this year and share some fun newsbits for some of our recent favorites. Let’s take look a real-life Minecraft sword Portal cake...

By Rob Keyes on 18 February 2013
15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

Even with the PlayStation Vita less than two weeks away and the floodgates of Mass Effect 3 news inbound, it’s hard to forget (or stop playing) the games of 2011, one of the best years for indie an...

By Rob Keyes on 26 May 2012
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few pleasant surprises during the five major press...

By Rob Keyes on 20 May 2012
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The full list of nominees for the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards have been announced with a special “Hall of Fame” award being introduced given to ‘The Legend of Zelda’ franchise.

By Tyler Schirado on 29 April 2012
Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron (Grimlock)

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron (Grimlock)

‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ game director Matt Tieger narrates a Grimlock gameplay video to showcase the Dinobot’s cool new melee moves, alternate forms and fire-breathing.

By Rob Keyes on 27 April 2012
Meet The Dinobots of ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’

Meet The Dinobots of ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’

Activision and High Moon Studios unleash a large set ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ screenshots featuring more of Grimlock, but also showcasing his teammates Snarl, Slug and Swoop.

By Rob Keyes on 27 April 2012
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron E3 Preview

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron E3 Preview

‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ is hitting players with a wide selection of Autobots and Decepticons, and the return of the Escalation mode. Read our E3 2012 preview.

By Anthony Taormina on 27 April 2012
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Multiplayer)

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Multiplayer)

High Moon Studios has released a multiplayer trailer (and screenshots) for their highly-anticipated ‘Robots in Disguise’ follow-up, ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.’

By Ben Kendrick on 27 April 2012
High Moon Studios Talks ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’s’ Adult Tone

High Moon Studios Talks ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’s’ Adult Tone

‘Tranformers’ might have once been a kids toy, but High Moon Studios wants gamers to know that ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ is adult-oriented fare.

By Anthony Taormina on 27 April 2012
‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ Coming to the PC After All

‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ Coming to the PC After All

‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ has been officially confirmed for a day and date launch on the PC, with developer Mercenary Games porting the game.

By Anthony Taormina on 27 April 2012
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (G1 Retro Pack)

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (G1 Retro Pack)

Pre-ordering ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ through GameStop will net gamers a G1 Retro Pack that features Optimus Prime in iconic Peterbilt Truck form.

By Anthony Taormina on 27 April 2012
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Peter Cullen Talks Optimus)

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Peter Cullen Talks Optimus)

The iconic voices of Optimus Prime and Grimlock from the ’80s animated TV series are returning to their roles for ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’.

By Anthony Taormina on 27 April 2012
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Introducing the Dinobots)

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Introducing the Dinobots)

Activision and High Moon Studios unleash the Dinobots in a video featuring new gameplay footage along with game director Matt Tieger explaining the origins of Grimlock and his team.

By Rob Keyes on 27 April 2012
Activision Fully Supporting ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ Multiplayer

Activision Fully Supporting ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ Multiplayer

While ‘War for Cybertron’s multiplayer left something to be desired, High Moon Studios promises ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ will exceed expectations.

By Anthony Taormina on 27 April 2012
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: May 18th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: May 18th

In the May 11th – 18th roundup we discuss ‘Serious Sam’ hitting XBLA, Infinity Ward’s new Community Manager, Cliffy B’s thoughts on Japanese gaming, THQ’s absence at Gamescom, and the overcrowded figh...

By Curt Hutson on 27 April 2012
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 13th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 13th

In the April 7th – 13th roundup we discuss the best Spidey game yet, a possible LucasArts MMO at E3, the first concept art for ‘Wasteland 2,’ the truth behind ‘Project X Zone,’ loads of new content...

By Curt Hutson on 27 April 2012
Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

While we live for looking forward to what new games come out each year, we dread the overwhelming process of  picking only a select few to rank as our most anticipated. Starting with a...

By Rob Keyes on 26 February 2012
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 3rd

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 3rd

Co-written by Curt Hutson & Rob Keyes At this transitional period in the year, following closely after the holiday season, major events in gaming can be few and far between, but that doesn’t me...

By Curt Hutson on 16 February 2012
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in...

By Rob Keyes on 16 February 2012
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 7th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 7th

Nine more stories line up on the docket for this week’s video game news roundup. We’ve got the rundown on Valve’s potential Linux plans, an ambiguity-addled tweet from Robert Bowling, Cry...

By Brian Sipple on 31 January 2012
Game Ranter Banter: Assassin’s Creed, PSN, Bungie, Rayman & Call of Duty

Game Ranter Banter: Assassin’s Creed, PSN, Bungie, Rayman & Call of Duty

Welcome to another edition of the Game Ranter Banter. Five writers take a few minutes out of their busy schedules to give their opinions on some of the most compelling and controversial r...

By Jacob Siegal on 19 February 2011
Former Bizarre Creations Staff Create New Studio

Former Bizarre Creations Staff Create New Studio

Last week’s news from Activision that Bizarre Creations was going to be closing its doors for the last time was some of the saddest news to come to gaming in the last little while. Know...

By Sebastian Gaweda on 31 August 2010
NPD Numbers Show Madden Sales Soar with Huge Gain in PS3 Numbers

NPD Numbers Show Madden Sales Soar with Huge Gain in PS3 Numbers

The NPD Group recently released their numbers for console and game sales for the month of August. As expected, EA Sports’ Madden NFL 11 blew away the competition.

By T.J. Lauerman on 27 April 2010