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Bungie and Activision Call It Quits, Bungie Keeps Destiny

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Bungie and Activision have decided to go their separate ways, with Bungie retaining control of the crown jewel in its own empire (and the publishing rights). “We have enjoyed a successful eight-year run and would like to thank Activision for their partnership on Destiny,” the company writes. “Looking ahead, we’re excited to announce plans for

Activision Patents System to Make Microtransactions Even More Obnoxious

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Years ago, you would buy a game for an agreed upon amount of money, and that was the end of the transaction. Then, horse armor happened. Paid downloadable content (or “microtransactions”) has only gotten more popular in the games industry since then, culminating in the current raft of free-to-play and heavily monetized “premium” games. The

Activision Blizzard will buy Candy Crush maker for $5.9B

CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS Candy Crush has become a hugely popular mobile game. Video game maker Activision Blizzard said it will buy “Candy Crush Saga” creator King Digital Entertainment for $ 5.9 billion. Videogame giant Activision Blizzard went post-Halloween “Candy” shopping in a big way. The maker of the mega-popular “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft” series agreed to buy King Digital Entertainment, creator of the “Candy Crush Saga” games, for