Business, Gaming, Mobile, Smartphones, Tablets, VR World

Activision set to buy ‘Candy Crush’ developer King Digital for $5.9B

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Activision Blizzard, Inc.  today announced an agreement to acquire King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 billion in equity value ($5.0 billion in enterprise value). The addition of King’s highly-complementary business further positions Activision Blizzard for growth across platforms, audiences, genres, and business models. King Digital Entertainment is the creator of ‘Candy Crush’. The highly addictive online video game is one of the most popular mobile games in the world right now and it comes as a non-surprise that a juggernaut in the game world would decide to obtain it. The acquisition comes as one of the first for the game company, giving them a taste of the mobile game

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Gaming, News

Bungie Hires Destiny Reddit Moderator As Community Manager

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Passion and dedication have won a dedicated Redditor a full-time position in Bungie’s ranks.

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Gaming, VR World

New Black Ops 3 Trailer Introduces Cyborgs And Augmentations

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A new Black Ops 3 trailer shows us a world where scientists play god and humans become one with machines.

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Gaming, VR World

Destiny: Full House of Wolves DLC Content Revealed

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On the heels of Destiny’s new 1.1.2 update, data-miners uncover full details on what’s included in the new House of Wolves expansion.

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Breaking, Gaming, VR World

Bungie: House of Wolves for Destiny Has No Raid

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In lieu of a Raid, Bungie reveals three new gametypes that will fill in the six-player void.

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Breaking, Gaming, VR World

Black Ops 3 Confirmed, Set For April 26 Reveal

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Treyarch and Activision are Back In Black.

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Gaming, VR World

Is Activision Teasing Black Ops III With New Hidden ARG?

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Activision stealthily adds a new viral marketing campaign in a Black Ops II update, hinting at a possible return to the series.

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Analysis, Gaming

Destiny: Analysis Of Xur’s Exotic Wares For April 3 (Week 30)

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Xur brings more lackluster exotic gear to the Tower, but there’s some gems hidden in the mix as well. Jump in to see which items are worth buying and why.

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Gaming, VR World

Raven Software Teases Singularity Sequel

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RavenSoft wants to take us back to Katorga-12, that little island outside of time and reality.

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Gaming, VR World

New House of Wolves Leaks Show Reef As New Social Lobby

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The Reef looks to be the home away from home for Guardians in the new House of Wolves expansion, plus we get a closer look at the new Belly of the Beast Level 28 Strike.

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Analysis, Gaming

Destiny: Analysis of Xur’s Exotic Wares for 2/13

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To buy or not to buy, that is the question.

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Gaming, VR World

Destiny To Get New Faction Reputation Interface

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Destiny’s new “Reputation Panel” lets Guardians check their faction reputation without having to return to the Tower.

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Gaming, Software Programs, VR World

Destiny DLC Leak Promises Hundreds of New Weapons and Armor

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A Japanese gamer glitches into Destiny’s new House of Wolves DLC and leaks a bunch of in-game items.

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Analysis, Gaming

Destiny: Analysis Of Xur’s Exotic Wares For 1/30

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To buy or not to buy? Xur returns to the Tower for another week of sales, but his wares aren’t very exceptional.

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Gaming, VR World

Destiny User Charts 200 Strikes Worth of Loot Drops

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How many Strikes does it take to earn a Hawkmoon?

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Gaming, VR World

Destiny: Crota’s End Hard Mode Launches Next Week

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Prepare to meet your doom next Wednesday.

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Analysis, Gaming, VR World

Destiny: Xur’s Location And Analysis Of Exotic Wares For 1/16

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To buy or not to buy; that is the question. What goodies does Xur have for us this week?

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Gaming, VR World

Destiny Update Fixes Raid Exploits And Brings Back Iron Banner

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Lord Saladin raises the Iron Banner and Bungie fixes and nerfs major aspects of the Crota’s End raid, plus new weekly challenges are rotated.

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Gaming, VR World

Destiny: Gear List Leaked For New House Of Wolves Expansion

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Data-miners have dug deep into Destiny’s new DLC and have unearthed new hidden treasures. Here are their finds.

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Gaming, VR World

Report: First Details of Destiny's New Expansions Leaked

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A leaked image reveals Bungie’s DLC structure for Destiny, including possible release dates, expansion names, and a new content pack known as “Comets” .

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