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Destiny 2’s Playercount Has Dropped By Over 2 Million Users Since Launch

Destiny 2 launched to critical acclaim a couple weeks back, promising fans everything they wanted from Destiny 1 and all its expansion back from the get-go. While during the first weeks the title had seemingly nothing slowing down the hype train, peaking at a total of 3.5 million concurrent players on September 17. Since then in just the last 30 days Destiny 2’s player base has plummeted by over 2 million users, with over 400,000 lost in the last two days. read more

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Dynamic First-Person Adventure Die Young is a Gory, Mediterranean Escape

You awake, throat parched, belly rumbling, amidst the beautiful fields of a secluded Mediterranean island. It’s a far cry from the life of affluence you’re acquainted with. But nothing—nothing could have adequately prepared you for the bloody primalism of these forsaken wilds… read more

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New Rapidly-Growing IoT Botnet Threatens to Take Down the Internet

Just a year after Mirai—biggest IoT-based malware that caused vast Internet outages by launching massive DDoS attacks—completed its first anniversary, security researchers are now warning of a brand new rapidly growing IoT botnet. read more

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Ex Bungie Dev Reveals Opinion on Micro-Transactions; If You Don’t Like Them, Don’t Buy Them

Micro-transactions always result in a heated discussion, whether it’s for or against their existence in video games. Former Bungie developer Niles Sankey, known for his work on Halo and Destiny, shared his own opinion on the matter, and shows another perspective on the matter. read more

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Pre-Registration For Tencent’s MOBA Arena of Valor Now Open

Tencent Games’ upcoming 5v5 fantasy MOBA Arena of Valor is kicking off pre-registration for US and Canadian players. In September, it was revealed Arena of Valor would be heading to Nintendo Switch, earning Tencent the special distinction of launching the first MOBA game on Nintendo’s hybrid console. read more

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West of Loathing Invokes Classic Adventure RPGs of Yesteryear

Singleplayer RPG West of Loathing has been entertaining players with whimsical comedy since its 2016 launch on Steam. Developer Asymmetric constructed a sprawling, monochromatic open-world bursting with danger, puzzles, optional turn-based combat, and stick-figure customisation that evokes fond memories of Animator vs. Animation. read more