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OPINION: Should Destiny Characters Transfer to Sequel?

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It’s common knowledge at this point that Bungie is hard at work on a proper sequel to Destiny, and recent rumors suggest that any characters players have created in Destiny will not carry over to the follow-up game. But would that be the best approach for the developer to take? Probably not. The initial concept that Bungie presented for Destiny ...

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Overwatch’s Sombra ARG: When too much hype meets a missed opportunity

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For most of a two or three month period, certain segments of Overwatch’s community (particularly on the game’s subreddit) were hard at work trying to find any clues that Blizzard may have left regarding (what most people assume to be) their upcoming character, Sombra. From decoding cryptic messages in trailers written in hex values to monitoring the Overwatch’s website for any change ...

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The disastrous nature of Overwatch’s Competitive mode

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With the recent release of Overwatch’s Competitive mode, it should come as no surprise that there are some grumblings about certain features that are proving to be less than ideal. After all, no one is perfect, and some things that may have sounded like a good idea conceptually may not work as well on a practical level. However, it appears as ...

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Overwatch review: The newest way to hate your teammates!

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Conceptually, Overwatch is no different from any other game in that it is certainly not the first game to revolve around fighting with your team and using your character’s abilities to outplay the opposing team. The most obvious direct comparisons that come to mind are Team Fortress 2 and Battleborn, two games that have similarly cartoon-y art styles, vibrant colors, ...

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Overwatch beta impressions: It’s like Team Fortress 2 with butts!

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Every once in a while, a game comes around and revitalizes an otherwise fairly stagnant genre. These days, no genre has become more stagnant than shooters, with every major developer and publisher pumping out the same kinds of super realistic, super gritty, or super competitive games. This is where something like Blizzard’s Overwatch comes in, introducing something that is so ...

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Guitar Hero Live Review – Comeback Kid

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Guitar Hero Live marks the return of a series that changed the rhythm game genre forever when it began in 2005. After 2010, it seemed like the series was dead. Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock launched, but it looked like that was the end of things. Industry experts declared that the era of plastic guitar controllers was over, and we believed them. Now, though, in ...

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Destiny composer Marty O’Donnell wins court case against Bungie

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Marty O’Donnell, the former composer for Bungie that was perhaps best known for his work on the soundtracks of the pre-343 Industries Halo series, has won his lawsuit against Bungie. The lawsuit was brought about when Marty was fired sometime in April 2014, 5 months before Destiny came out, and had his stock in Bungie taken away. As it was stated in the court papers ...

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Is Destiny’s The Taken King Worth The Cost?

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There’s been a whole lot of controversy surrounding Destiny’s new expansion, The Taken King. After a horrendous interview by Bungie employee Luke Smith (which he gave a public apology for), people both in and out of the fanbase were up in arms about the blatant disrespect for customers. Since then, many people have been using The Taken King as another ...

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