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  1. Bungie: Average Destiny Playtime Is 3 Hours, 4 Hours On WeekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Ubergizmo

    ... Crucible mode, and there were over 100 million gaming hours logged up. This was the figure that Destiny publisher Activision cited when it boasted of the $325 million outlay that gamers spent when it came to picking up the game in the first week ...

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  2. Deadpool's Rating Probably Won't Please Very Many FansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    As excited as we were last week about the news that the Deadpool movie had finally gotten a release date, we sadly didn't realize the potential drawbacks of the project actually moving forward. Basically, fans may have just made a deal with the devil: Sure, a Deadpool movie is now in active development at 20th Century Fox, but that may be because the studio is planning to make it and release it with a PG-13 rating in mind instead of the R-rating that we all really want.

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  3. Hackers Take Down Destiny and CoD:Ghost ServersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    Hackers have once again been reported to be responsible for recent attacks on online servers for video games. The latest victim to fall prey after the PlayStation Network, Battle.net , and other attacks last months are the Destiny and Call of Duty:Ghosts servers.

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  4. Video Game Review: O a Destinya a "its beauty lies in the eye of the consolerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Starting today, Style will occasionally offers video-game reviews. Here is the first one, from freelance contributor Christopher Byrd, for the new game DESTINY.

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  5. 'Maze Runner' sequel 'The Scorch Trials' gets 2015 release dateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It's become very common for popular young adult books to become box office success stories, and usually news of a sequel begins as soon as the first film is released. On September 21 The Huffington Post reported that " The Scorch Trials ," the sequel to the recently released post apocalyptic film " The Maze Runner ," has been green lit for production and has received a September 18, 2015 release date.

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  6. Destiny Review: Become BoredRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... be an outright lie. This a game that has been heavily marketed to say in the gamer's eyes ever since the reveal. Activision has the budget for that kind of thing. That is how the Call of Duty franchise always seems to sell so well. The actual game ...

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  7. DDoS brings down Destiny and CoD: Ghosts serversRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    The team responsible for last month's attack on the PSN and Battle.net has claimed responsibility for server crashes on the two games. After last month's attack on the PlayStation Network, Battle.net and other online games -- as well as the grounding of a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley -- Lizard Squad has claimed to have attacked Bungie's newly released Destiny and Call of Duty: Ghosts to ruin yet another gaming weekend.

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  8. Sleeping Dogs: Triad Wars Footage Leaks Ahead Of AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    United Front Games has announced that they will be officially unveiling Triad Wars , the spinoff to Sleeping Dogs . It's not just an announcement, it's going to be a full unveil.

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  9. Images by Devon firm celebrates Activision's Destiny launchRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | This Is North Devon

    A Devon firm has produced iconic futuristic cityscapes to celebrate the eagerly-awaited launch of the world's most expensive computer The Real Visual team, based at the Tamar Science Park in Plymouth, produced the cityscape images to mark the launch of Activision's $500 million game, Destiny, this month. Nick Palfrey said: "Visualising transformation of space is where we excel, and the creation of visuals for five great UK cities for the future space age and to celebrate the world's most expensive video game was a fantastic challenge.

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  10. Destined to win: Enter to win a PS4 or Xbox One copy of 'Destiny'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... does give it accolades for keeping the game reinvigorated with new content. But that's not what you're here for, Activision has teamed up with Examiner to give away one Xbox One and one PlayStation 4 copies of Destiny to you our avid readers. Entry ...

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  11. Towletech v.124: Made in Space, Black Holes, MacWorld, Net Neutrality, Oculus RiftRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Towleroad

    Early this morning, NASA launched the first 3D printer into space. The demo printer, created by California-based Made in Space, is off to the International Space Station to help aid in the understanding of the long-term effects of microgravity on 3D printing.

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  12. Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool Scores 2016 ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | FOX16

    Ryan Reynolds has been tipped to reprise his "X-Men" mutant character Deadpool in a long-delayed spin-off movie after studio bosses set a 2016 release for the highly-anticipated film. The actor portrayed the comic book killer, aka Wade Wilson, in 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," but plans to shoot a stand-alone film for Deadpool stalled amid fears the script was too dark and violent for Hollywood executives.

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  13. Destiny's average playtime lasts 3 hours - 4 hours on weekends, says BungieRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Polygon

    ... 's player-versus-player Crucible mode, and more than 100 million hours played, a figure cited by publisher Activision when it touted the $325 million that gamers spent buying the game in week one. Elsewhere in the update, a player asked if the ...

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  14. 'Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes' monopolizes this week's game dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The game deals for the week of Sunday, Sept. 21 are pretty much limited to a single game this week.

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  15. Moral ambiguity drives latest episode of 'The Walking Dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Harsh weather and dwindling supplies leave the group struggling for survival. Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  16. Pixel Count: Video Game News Roundup for November 11th, 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2011 | Silver Bullet Comics

    ... that the recently launched Call Of Duty Elite service became unstable by the amount of players on it, causing Activision to now offer those affected a free month of service. game by Infinity Ward that I did not pick up. Maybe I will get it on Black ...

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  17. Guardians battle a Hive ogre in the genre mixing video game Destiny.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... franchise return with an epic saga challenging players to roam the galaxy to find their ultimate Destiny (Activision and Bungie, Rated Teen, reviewed on PlayStation 4, $59.99). With action liberally mixing elements of the role-playing, first-person ...

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  18. Metal Gear Solid 5: Diamond Dog Is Your Adorable Wolf CompanionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cinema Blend News

    Call of Duty: Ghosts 's monopoly on canine-based shooters is through. New gameplay footage of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain reveals that Big Boss will get a wolf companion named Diamond Dog.

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  19. Airport director remembers when - Transformers' came to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Like when Michael Stenson, deputy director at Northwest Florida Regional Airport, got to watch top movie director Michael Bay and his Hollywood film crew shoot scenes for "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Bay's third Transformers movie.

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  20. Deadpool movie is to be PG-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OhNoTheyDidnt

    It's thought that Fox were struggling to decide whether to make Deadpool a big budget PG-13 blockbuster or a slightly cheaper R-Rated movie, but a new report reveals that director Tim Miller finally got a green light because they've re-purposed the script and it's now...you guessed it...PG-13! We've all been wondering about why Fox chose now to announce a release date for Deadpool, and while the overwhelmingly positive response to the leaked test footage undoubtedly played a role in that decision, it appears as if there was a lot going on behind the scenes as well. In the latest edition of the "Meet the Movie Press" podcast, the host revealed the following about some changes which have been made to the project.

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