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Activision is the most profitable game publisher in existence. The company's behind the Call of Duty franchise, the Skylanders franchise and many more. You know World of Warcraft? Activision owns the company that makes it, Blizzard Entertainment. The company's latest big release is Destiny -- a $5...

November 4th 2014 at 6:56pm 0 Comments
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Yes, it's true: Activision is spending half a billion dollars on Bungie's Destiny. Yes, that's true despite Bungie's statement that, "the budget for Destiny, including associated marketing costs and pizza Wednesdays, is nowhere near 500 million dollars." And that's because, when Activision head Bo...

August 13th 2014 at 12:31pm 0 Comments
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Tweet A Bungie MMORPG is a rumor that simply won't die. Whether it's Joe Staten hinting at a persistent world during the recently concluded GDC, or Bobby Kotick telling investors that one of the reasons Bungie signed with Activision was to avail itself of Blizzard's vast customer service exper...

October 25th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Hey, today's the first day of E3 and you know what that means boys and girls! Well, maybe you don't know what it means so let us explain: You get three completely nonsensical E3 MMO wishes! Yes you heard us right, we want to know what your three MMO fantasies are and the crazier the better. Although...

July 14th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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And the mighty wheel just keeps on turning. Matt Cassamassina of IGN, in his age old quest to prove to the world that a DS version of Halo was once in the cards, has posted video of the game in action. Remember now, Bungie has directly denied that a Bungie sanctioned Halo DS ever existed. Cassamassi...

October 2nd 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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You may have heard a certain rumor floating around the intertubes in the last few hours. It started yesterday when a website by the name of 8Bit Joystick reported that Bungie and Microsoft are parting ways. Yes, you read that correctly. We're going to have to side with our Joystiq mothership on this...

October 2nd 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments

Supposedly, this video contains the locations all nine of the golden Halo skulls. Frankly, we really don't know because we haven't watched it. We're trying to find them the old fashioned way, you see. Still, we know that not everyone cares about that sort of thing, and some of us have more importan...

September 27th 2007 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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So, we've all managed to plow through the Halo 3 campaign now, right? After all, the game has been available for more than 24 hours, so everyone should have beaten it by now, all of its secrets laid bare. Good, because now it's time to delve into campaign scoring. A brand new feature in Halo 3, cam...

September 26th 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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[Update: Microsoft is now offering free replacements for scratched discs received in the Halo 3 Limited Edition throughout the rest of 2007. It should be noted that those wishing to use this program will have to pay to ship their original scratched disc to Microsoft. The replacement, however, is fr...

September 25th 2007 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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It's not often that we here at X3F get a chance to review a high profile title like Halo 3 before it hits store shelves, and it's an opportunity I'm not taking lightly. I've spent the last 48 hours (give or take a few hours for the requisite food and sleep) embedded deep within Halo 3, doing my bes...

September 23rd 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The last Bungie podcast before the release of Halo 3 is now online. As an extra special treat for fans, the podcast clocks in at nearly two hours long. Most of the podcast is spent discussing the new upgrades to Bungie.net. If you haven't heard of the kinds of stat tracking that will be available, y...

September 21st 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments