Bungie Announces It’s Splitting With Activision But Keeping "Destiny"

Destiny 2 is one the most important video games on the planet. Bungie struck gold with the sport after creating Halo for Microst. After Bungie left the Halo collection, they teamed up with Activision to carry the world Destiny. The recreation had a number of expansions that stored followers addicted earlier than launching Destiny 2 in 2017. A 12 months and a half later, the sport goes robust because of expansive updates, raids, and tons multiplayer adventures. With Destiny 2 performing so properly, Bungie felt that it was time to take the management utterly. The firm introduced that they’ve assumed full publishing for Destiny, successfully ending their relationship with Activision.

“When we first launched our partnership with Activision in 2010, the gaming business was in a reasonably totally different place,” Bungie stated in an announcement. “As an impartial studio getting down to construct a model new expertise, we wished a companion prepared to take an enormous leap religion with us. We had a imaginative and prescient for Destiny that we believed in, however to launch a recreation that magnitude, we would have liked the help a longtime publishing companion.”

“We have loved a profitable eight-year run and want to thank Activision for his or her partnership on Destiny,” Bungie continued. “Looking forward, we’re excited to announce plans for Activision to switch publishing rights for Destiny to Bungie.”

 

"Destiny 2" Niobe Labs Forge Still Hasn't Been Solved & Gamers Are Freaking Out

Destiny 2‘s newest growth, The Black Armony, is proving to be the last word thoughts bender. Players have been tasked with unlocking Forges that require puzzle fixing and particular weapons to open. The ultimate Forge, titled The Bergusia Forge, introduced gamers with a puzzle so intense, that nobody has figured it out. The high avid gamers on the earth have convened at in-game location Niobe Labs to try to unravel it, and Destiny 2 developer Bungie Games has determined to only unlock the Forge anyway. They have acknowledged that the puzzle is simply too onerous, however avid gamers can nonetheless try to unravel it though the Forge is unlocked. 

Although the most effective avid gamers on the earth are already on the case, when you’re concerned about becoming a member of the makes an attempt to unravel the puzzle right here, are directions on how you can get to Niobe Labs,  GameSpot:

As you enter the Outskirts, head south previous the place the Forge Saboteurs generally spawn and cross the bridge towards Sojourner’s Camp. Pass by means of the camp space (you may have visited right here throughout Destiny 2’s authentic story marketing campaign) and search for a damaged metallic bridge on the far finish. You can cross that bridge to entry a gorge, which can lead you to a cave by means of which you’ll be able to cross to entry the hidden facility past.

"Fortnite" Gets Invaded By Monsters For "Fortnitemares" Halloween Event

Halloween is quick approaching, and Fortnite developer Epic Games has a vacation deal with for avid gamers. Much like final yr, Fortnite is blessing those that benefit from the spooky vacation with some Halloween themed goodies. While it is not a bag full your favourite sweet, the brand new “Fortnitemares” occasion will certainly fulfill your urge for food for all the things spooky. 

Epic Games dropped a trailer for his or her Fortnitemares occasion on Wednesday, which reveals gameplay footage the restricted time occasion. Gamers are pit up towards monsters that appear to be a ghost/zombie/ghoul mixture, and the hero’s inexperienced eyes within the trailer hints that some energy could also be granted to avid gamers to assist them defeat the villains. Cubes seem in-game that spawn the monsters, and avid gamers can gather loot from the lifeless our bodies the fallen creatures. The monster spawning cubes will seem at random, so watch your again. 

Fortnitemares launched this morning, however was instantly taken down after avid gamers skilled a plethora glitches. “We have disabled Fortnitemares in Battle Royale whereas we examine points with matchmaking,” tweeted Epic Games, earlier than quickly remedying the scenario. Gamers ought to have the ability to be part of the Halloween themed occasion now. 

PlayStation Gamers Beware: PSN Message Causing Console Lockout Is Ruining Lives

PlayStation customers throughout the globe had been struck with the premature tragedy a glitch that has some dropping their minds. The timing could not have been worse, as Activision’s Call Duty: Black Ops four is promoting with report velocity. As reported by PlayStation Lifestyle, over the weekend, players utilizing the PlayStation Network had been despatched a message from an nameless person. The message despatched the PlayStation four consoles right into a “st lock,” inflicting the system to freeze or reboot consistently when turned on. Most players discovered a easy but emotionally draining option to repair the difficulty… a manufacturing unit reset. Although the will stay intact, a manufacturing unit reset will delete all the laborious drive. Ouch. 

According to PlayStation Lifestyle, Sony responded to inquiries from publications in regards to the incident. The leisure firm responded in an e mail to VG247, writing, “We are conscious the scenario and are planning a system stware replace to resolve this drawback.” The greatest suggestion for the time being could be to alter your messages to “Friends Only” or “No One” in order that the glitch does not hit your inbox. For those that are already caught within the horrifying predicament and do not wish to hit that manufacturing unit reset, one HNHH author claims that he positioned his PS4 in secure mode and rebuilt the database. Good luck players!

 

 

Sony Announces PSN Name Change Beta

PlayStation avid gamers have been asking Sony for the flexibility to alter their ID tags for years at this level. Sony has lastly heard these cries. As introduced  the PlayStation Blog, Sony is opening a beta for PSN identify adjustments. The PSN ID change beta is a component the PlayStation Preview Program, and will probably be accessible to customers who’ve pre-registered as testers for earlier PS4 system stware betas. The weblog states that, “During the preview program, it is possible for you to to alter your on-line ID as many instances as you need. The first change is free, and adjustments after that may value $9.99 USD / CAD. For PlayStation Plus members, it should value $four.99 USD/ CAD after the primary change. Changes to on-line ID may be made by means of the Settings menu or the Prile web page your PS4.”

When video games change their ID, they’ll select an choice to have their outdated identify seem subsequent to their new one. The technique will assist mates acknowledge your new identify, however it can’t be adjusted as soon as chosen. The PSN ID change will work on PS4 video games initially printed after April 1, 2018. Many the most well-liked PS4 video games that have been launched previous to that date will work as nicely, however beware, a number of video games is not going to have the PSN ID change perform. If avid gamers run into a problem with their new ID, they’ll revert again to their outdated one as soon as through the beta testing. 

 

"Fortnite" Set To Introduce Upgraded Competitive Mode This Fall

Fortnite continues to grow as one the most popular video games in the world. Developer Epic Games has brought fans the battle royale styled game the competitive Summer Skirmish competition, but it appears that was just the beginning. Gamers are already aware the Fortnite World Cup that is scheduled to take place next year. Only the most skilled players will be able to enter the competition, although details on exactly how entry will take place are still unreleased. 

Epic Games announced last week that they have been using the Summer Skirmish matches as a testing ground for them to build their next competitive mode. The developer has worked hard on researching ways to improve their system. The fruit all their labor is expected to launch this Fall. “Our weekly Fortnite Summer Skirmish events have proven invaluable as a testing ground, providing a high-stakes environment for some the best players in the world to showcase their skills,” wrote the developer in a statement. “We have learned a lot from experiments with scoring schemes and formats, attempting to find the best balance between simplicity, entertainment, server performance and competitive integrity. Expect for us to continue operating and supporting competitive events after the conclusion Summer Skirmish as we lead into next year’s ficial Fortnite World Cup.”

“We are aware a strong desire from competitive players for more opportunities to compete directly against one another within the same match,” continued the statement. “Development recently began for a robust competition system which will allow for all players to compete with one another and be recognized for their accomplishments. The first version this feature is expected later this Fall.”

"Fortnite" Rewards Gamers Who Secure Their Account With A Free Emote

Epic Games is looking out for their customers. The game developer has already come out to scold cheaters, while making it an important mission theirs to ban anyone they believe is using some form illegal advantage. Now, Epic Games is taking their security a step further. As announced on Fortnite‘s blog, the game developer is rewarding players for making their accounts a little more secure. 

Gamers who go online and activate two-factor authentication will get the Boogiedown Emote for free. The way a two-factor authentication works is easy. Gamers will simply have to enter their regular password, which will then prompt them to enter a code ( email or an app). It works much like other high-security authentication, like when you forget the login for your bank account and need to receive a code on top entering your password. 

“Once you’ve opted into Two-Factor Authentication, you will be asked to enter the code from your preferred two-factor authentication method,” states the announcement from Epic Games. “Then you will be signed into your account.  You will be prompted for the two-factor passcode the first time you sign in after enabling the feature, if you use a new device, if it’s been over 30 days since you last signed in or if you’ve cleared your browser cookies recently.”

"NBA 2K 19" Reveals New MyCAREER Mode Plot, Which Puts Players In G League

NBA 2K19 is almost here, and 2K Sports has blessed fans the franchise with a new trailer. The latest peek at the best basketball video game on the market dives into the new MYCAREER Mode. In 2K18, gamers played as DJ, an aspiring street baller who gains the attention an agent and gets signed into the NBA with little effort. There are a few matches gamers must complete to get the attention the agent, but it’s not tedious work. It looks like that is all about to change. 

Getting into the NBA isn’t easy, and this year’s MYCAREER Mode will make that evident. In the new trailer, 2K lays out the story the main character. Entitled “The Way Back,” the new story mode will take gamers overseas to China and to the G League, before making it to the NBA. The main character doesn’t get drafted on the big day, and is forced to play overseas to earn some respect. It appears that he does gain a little respect, and is moved up to the G league.  Anthony Mackie, Michael Rapaport, and Haley Joel Osmont make guest appearances in the trailer, and it looks like they will be integral to the main character’s growth. Check out the trailer below, and cop NBA 2K19 when it drops on September 11.

Twitch Prime Stops Ad Free Service For Members

Companies make millions dollars advertisers. That’s why when people refuse to pay for premium service, they are hit with ads on several streaming services. If the consumer isn’t going to pay with their wallet, then they must pay with their time, and advertisers are more than ready to dump mountains money on ads. Twitch Prime has been fering their customers ad-free viewing, but all that is about to change. 

In a blog post published on Twitch’s website, the company revealed that they would be rolling back their ad-free service. “As we have continued to add value to Twitch Prime, we have also re-evaluated some the existing Twitch Prime benefits,” the company wrote.  “As a result, universal ad-free viewing will no longer be part Twitch Prime for new members, starting on September 14.”

Twitch continued on to explain their reasoning, which would have been much more straightforward if they just said: “we want more money.” “Advertising is an important source support for the creators who make Twitch possible,” the blog post continued. “This change will strengthen and expand that advertising opportunity for creators so they can get more support from their viewers for doing what they love. We want Twitch to remain a place where anyone can enjoy one–a-kind interactive entertainment, and ads allow us to continue making Twitch the best place for creators to build communities around the things they love and make money doing it.”

"Marvel's Spider-Man" Trailer Showcases Classic NYC Avengers Locations

PlayStation owners rejoice, because you are about to receive the best Marvel video game ever created. That’s right, Xbox and Nintendo owners will miss out on the game that looks better than X-Men: Legends, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, and The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction. Marvel’s Spider-Man is only a few weeks away from launch, and developer Insomniac Games is showing f the gorgeous environments in the game.

Insomniac Games has released a gameplay trailer that highlights the open world aspect in Marvel’s Spider-Man. Both the Avengers Tower and Dr. Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum make quick appearances in the game, confirming that the Avengers are not far away. The freedom Spider-Man has to swing around the city is very reminiscent  the Batman Arkham series, and this appears to be Marvel’s move to dethrone the Batman games as the best superhero titles on the market. 

In the latest trailer, J. Jonah Jameson narrates from the point view a radio host. He explains his distrust and dislike for Spider-Man in a way that allows the gameplay to move with his words. For example, when he complains about Spider-Man doing backflips and swinging around the city, the trailer cuts to scenes the hero doing just that. 

Ninja Defends His Comments About Not Streaming "Fortnite" With Females

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins received a mountain backlash after making comments about playing with female gamers. In an interview with Polygon, Ninja revealed that he does not stream with female gamers because his marriage. He is married to fellow streamer Jessica “Jghosty” Blevins. “I don’t play with female gamers,” Ninja stated. “If I have one conversation with one female streamer where we’re playing with one another, and even if there’s a hint flirting, that is going to be taken and going to be put on every single video and be clickbait forever.” He continued on to claim that he doesn’t want the media to blow something up that may hurt his relationship.“Not being connected to other women online,] that was something I made 100-percent sure… That was me being, ‘I love our relationship,’ and, ‘No — I’m not even gonna put you through that.’” 

Ninja released a statement on Twitter to address the backlash his comments received. “While I understand some people have implied my views mean I have something against playing with women, I want to make clear the issue I’m addressing is online harassment, and my attempt to minimize it from our life,” he wrote. “It is something that affects all streamers, especially ones that make their relationships public. I wanted to bring attention to this issue and my comments should not be characterized as anything beyond that.” He continued on to promote female streamers that he has respect for. “We are fans all kind streamers and gamers — curvyllama, juliatv, and halieatisuto are a few our favorites and we encourage others to check out their channels.”

"Fortnite" Coaches Are Being Hired By Parents To Adjust Their Child's Gaming Skills

Fortnite is the most popular game in the world right now, and you know how it is being popular. Everyone wants to be good at the game, and those who are less than skilled get made fun . That’s the world when you’re a child at least, and all the other kids are constantly whooping you around. It feels extra miserable when you lose in Fortnite too, because you have to start all over. In the battle royale styled game mode, you are only afforded one life. So instead jumping right back into the action like shooters that use deathmatch, gamers are forced to head back to the beginning again when they die in Fortnite. 

According to Variety, some parents are now paying coaches to help their kids get better at Fortnite. Although the parents claim they just want to help their children seem cooler, it looks more like a money grab to me. “There’s pressure not to just play it but to be really good at it,” said Ally Hicks, who bought lessons for her 10-year-old son. “You can imagine what that was like for him at school.” I’m sure things will be much easier for him if he gets good enough to win a share the one hundred million dollars Epic Games is giving out for their eSports league as well. 

"Fortnite" Brings Back Solo Showdown Competitive Mode

Fortnite continues to claim dominion over the video game world. The billion dollar game is free-to-play, but microtransactions have earned game developer Epic Games mountains cash. Although Fortnite has captured such a big audience based on its free format and non-competitive gameplay, some gamers take the third person shooter very seriously. The overall theme  Fortnite is to keep things fun, entertaining, and interactive. Still, real competitors seek a challenge, and Epic Games is bringing back their Solo Showdown Mode to answer their lust for more action. 

Solo Showdown is competitive because it tracks players’ performances over the course 25 solo games. Gamers earn points for how close they finish to first place. For example, first place gets 100 points, second place gets 94, and so on down the list players. Gamers are also awarded six points per elimination. After 25 matches, the gamers who rise to the top the competitive boards will be awarded V-bucks. First place gets 50,000 V-bucks, second through fourth places earn 25,000, and fifth through 50th places get 13,500. The remaining top 100 players on the board will receive 7,500 V-Bucks. Top performers will also be randomly invited to future Summer Skirmish matches, where the world’s best Fortnite players compete for actual money. 

Drake Unfollows Ninja On IG After The Gamer Suggests He Was Used

Drake and pressional gamer Ninja started an online friendship when the two teamed up to live stream matches  Fortnite back in March. Their friendship seemed to grow over time, with Drake popping in to play with Ninja a couple times over the past several months. Their initial pairing broke streaming records, since the two men have extremely large fan bases (Ninja has over 15 million subscribers on his Youtube channel alone).

While Ninja was on a live stream recently, he brought up Drizzy’s Scorpion merch.  “Is he gonna buy my next line Ninja merch? You know, or my Ninja headband? Probably not,” commented the gamer. “I feel like Drake saw that I was up-and-coming on the gaming scene and he thought it would be a perfect way to just tap into another source viewers by playing with me. He also might have just wanted to game. I’m not sure but he’s a genius, dude.” Apparently, Drake did not take too kindly to Ninja’s words, because he unfollowed him on Instagram. 

Drake has never been shy when it comes to unfollowing people on social media, and Ninja is sure to be feeling slightly regretful his words. Although he did reveal that he would most likely cop a Scorpion jacket anyway, the damage was done the second he suggested that Drake might have used him to grow his fan base. 

"Dragon Ball FighterZ" Adds Goku & Vegeta's Base Forms As Playable Characters

Dragon Ball FighterZ dropped earlier this year, and it is by far the best Dragon Ball game in years. Yes, Dragon Ball Xenoverse, Budokai, and Tenkaichi will always be praised by fans as the best Dragon Ball games, but FighterZ takes the best elements those games and delivers a new experience. 

Dragon Ball FighterZ developer Arc System Works has been steadily releasing new playable characters for the game since it was released. A DLC pass that works similar to a Season Pass in other games allows gamers to receive new playable characters that have so far included Broly, Fused Zamasu, Bardock, and Super Saiyan Blue Vegito. Now, the base levels Goku and Vegeta have been made available. Dragon Ball FighterZ already features an extensive cast Super Saiyan players, and gamers will get a chance to settle into the two most popular Saiyan’s original forms. Goku comes dressed in his customary blue and orange outfit, while Vegeta dons his Frieza Force outfit. Both characters come with a range attacks that debuted in the Dragon Ball Z series, such as Goku’s Kaio-ken attack and Vegeta’s Galick Gun. A trailer featuring the rivals debuting their attacks was released by Bandai Namco Entertainment America on Tuesday (July 24).