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Bungie replies to outcry over Destiny’s raids limitations

Following the outcry from fans of the news that Destiny’s raids will not support online matchmaking, Bungie has issued a statement. Eurogamer spotted a post on NeoGAF where Bungie writer Luke Smith said he could “understand everyone’s frustration about the decision, as well as the limitations that this places on the activity’s adoption at scale.” He says the decision was…

Homefront: The Revolution gets new devs as Deep Silver buys IP from Crytek

Homefront: The Revolution will no longer be developed by Crytek as Deep Silver has now purchased the IP. Polygon report that Deep Silver has give Homefront: The Revolution to Dambuster Studios for development. “We are thrilled to see another great IP joining the Deep Silver universe,” commented Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media, parent company of own Deep Silver.…

Oculus Rift and Morpheus differences explained by VR dev

nDreams’ Patrick O’Luanaigh has shed some light on the differences between the two front-running VR projects – the Oculus Rift and Sony’s Morpheus. Speaking with GamesIndustry, O’Luanaigh says the studio is currently working on five VR projects, so we gather that they should be expertly familiar with the two VR headsets. O’Luanaigh says the two headsets are very similar in…

Doom creator: “Free-to-play has killed a hundred AAA studios”

Speaking with GamesIndustry last week at the eGameRevolution exhibit in New York, Doom creator John Romero spoke of how and why AAA games have taken a hit. Romero explained that free-to-play and cheap Steam games are largely to blame for the diminished AAA game market. “The PC is decimating console, just through price. “Free-to-play has killed a hundred AAA studios,”…

“The Order: 1886’s visual quality could only be achieved on PS4” says studio

Ready at Dawn community manager, J Goldberg, says The Order: 1886’s visual quality could have only been achieved on the PlayStation 4. GameSpot report that Goldberg explained that because the game feels like a movie but plays like a game, it requires a console with the right technical specifications. “We couldn’t have achieved this graphical fidelity with any other console,”…