First-person shooters

Destiny 2 DMCA Revenge Plot Now A $7.6 Million Bungie Lawsuit

Image: Bungie A spree of rogue DMCA takedown notices for Destiny 2 content on YouTube earlier this year has now ballooned into a $7.6 million lawsuit, as Bungie goes after the alleged perpetrator in court. In addition, some Destiny 2 content creators now say they feel “betrayed” after the person who was seemingly responsible denied …

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Halo Infinite Briefly Names Juneteenth-Themed Cosmetic ‘Bonobo’

Screenshot: 343 Industries / Kotaku Last night, developer 343 Industries rolled out a Juneteenth-themed cosmetic option for Halo Infinite, its multiplayer shooter. For a moment, the affiliated Pan-African-themed color palette was titled “Bonobo.” A bonobofor those who don’t know, is an endangered species of great ape. I do not need to tell you how abhorrent …

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Battlefield 2042 Fans Are Loving Season One’s New Content

Image: DICE After a disastrous launch and months of treading water, the beleaguered Battlefield 2042 had its first major update last week with the introduction of Season Onewhich saw the game get its first new map, weapon, vehicle and specialist since its release eight months ago. That doesn’t sound like much, and let’s be clear …

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Destiny 2’s Season Of The Haunted Revealed: Everything We Know

Image: Bungie In what has surely been the strangest leadup to a new Destiny 2 season in some time, Bungie surprise revealed Season of the Haunted last night after it accidently leaked ahead of Tuesday’s launch and some big things are happening. The giant Cabal ship from the first raid is back, its communing with …

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GDC Clip Shows Activision Blizzard Diversity Tool Always Sucked

Photo: David McNew (Getty Images) Activision Blizzard touted its Diversity Space Tool in a blog post on May 12, in which it claimed that both the Call of Duty: Vanguard and Overwatch 2 Development teams beta tested the tool with much enthusiasm, then quickly walked this statement back on May 13 and said the tool …

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Left 4 Dead Almost Didn’t Have Zombies Because Of Gabe Newell

Photo: Olly Curtis / Future Publishing (Getty Images) Quick, without thinking too much, describe Left 4 Dead in only a few words. You probably came up with something like “a co-op zombie shooter.” Or perhaps “an online co-op FPS zombies game from Valve.” Point is, zombies would almost certainly be in there. Even so, back …

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Halo Infinite Devs Comment On Season 2 Problems, Plans To Fix

Screenshot: 343 Industries Halo Infinite‘s second seasonwhich was supposed to be a much-needed phoenix down, is off to a rocky start. Three days after its rollout, the developer has acknowledged its pitfalls, promising to “review options.” Also: Every player is getting free stuff. Halo Infinite, released last fall for Xbox and PC, is the first …

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Bungie Calls Out Gamers Angry Over Its Pro-Abortion Stance

A studio best known for blockbuster games about shooting aliens now has a reputation for not taking shit from the people who play them. Creator of Hello and Destiny 2, Bungie, took fire from angry gamers this week, for coming out in support of abortion rights. Instead of flinching like so many other gaming companies …

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