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Gaming: Destiny

Historical Background Destiny was created by Bungie and published by Activision. It was released on September 9, 2014, for PlayStation 3, 4 and Xbox 360 and One. Destiny had the biggest launch of all time. It won many awards including Games Radar’s 2014 Game of the Year and the BAFTA Award for Best Game at the 2014 British Academy Video Games Awards. Destiny became the third best-selling retail game in the United States in 2014. By May 2015, the video game had sold over a billion dollars for Activision. Gameplay It uses the first-person shooter style that is associated with massively multiplayer online game (MMO) elements. Bungie refers to the game as a “shared-world shooter,” because of the absence of most features of an ideal ...

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State of Mobile Gaming Looking Good as Big Name Developers Embrace the Small Screen

While consoles might have gotten much of the attention at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, mobile games still made a splash on audiences. With so many AAA titles set for 2016 and reports of new consoles, it seemed as though traditional modes of gaming were set to reassert their dominance over mobile games. However, the opposite is true. This might be the year that mobile and consoles finally learn to get along as marquee publishers are beginning to prepare their own offerings for small screens. While Nintendo chose to use the E3 conference as a platform to promote its upcoming Zelda title, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it still had some time to showcase its fledgling mobile division. When considering that mobile gaming ...

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