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Activision: We want to sell cutscenes from games, like they're movies

Seriously, when Bobby Kotick is involved this shit just writes itself.  Kotick said during a Communications and Entertainment conference that he wants Activision-Blizzard to take the cutscenes from games and package them into something like a crappy movie and sell it. “If we were to take that hour, or hour and a half, and take it out of the game and we were to go to our audiences, who we have their credit card information...

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Bungie chooses Activision for cross platform publisher of new IPs

Yes, you read that right.  Go ahead and check your calendar, April Fools Day was weeks ago, but Bungie has released that they have chosen Activision to be their exclusive publisher for their new yet to be revealed franchises for the next 10 years.  I guess nobody at Bungie has looked at an RSS feed aggregator or Joystiq/Kotaku/Gamasutra/Destructiod/this site/anywhere on the internet during the last month or so to witness the...

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Halo:Reach – my thoughts on the latest news

It seems that without fail whenever a company builds a nice balanced shooter just prime for competitive play they will screw it up more and more completely with each iteration in the future.  Look at the Call of Duty franchise.  Modern Warfare was damn near perfect, needed a little balance here and there but the most fun I have ever had since the king of balanced competitive FPS games Counter-Strike.  Then enter Modern Warfare...

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April Fools? Or is Bungie releasling some info this week?

So.  https://twitter.com/bungietweets/status/11334282184 is this something coming or a really cruel April Fools forshadowing?  Halo Reach? Halo...

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Halo3 Gets a Melee fix…

Halo 3 has finally received an update which addresses the concerns that its playerbase has had with its melee mechanics since launch. Read this for the full info: http://www.bungie.net/News/content.aspx?type=topnews&cid=13233 Wow, a post explaining how the old system worked (why didn’t they tell us this before FFS?) and how the melee in Halo2 worked and how the new and improved melee will work. Complete with numbers and...

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