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Destiny claims biggest launch ever for new IP in UK history

Destiny sold more at launch in the UK than any other new intellectual property in gaming history, following Activision's claim it shipped $500 million worldwide last week. Bungie's shooter is the second game to break the new-IP record this year, the first being Watch Dogs in May. The most...

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17-year-old secret message found in Dungeon Keeper code

Just prior to the July 1997 launch of EA's classic labyrinth-building simulation Dungeon Keeper, a designer slipped a secret message into the game's executable code. That message remained secret until now. "I am writing this at 4AM on Keeper's last day," reads the all-caps text. "I look around...

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Newly discovered Halo 3 easter egg is short, subtle and sweet

One of the last known but undiscovered Halo 3 easter eggs was finally cracked open this week, nearly seven years after the shooter first hit shelves. While it's not mind-blowingly awesome in terms of spectacle, it does have plenty of d'awwww value. ...

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Battlefield 4's Megalodon finally surfaces in Naval Strike expansion

Though dedicated fans have been scouring every inch of Battlefield 4 since its debut last October, no one has yet offered real evidence of the existence of the gigantic Megalodon within EA's shooter - until now. The footage above comes courtesy of YouTube user "jackfrags" who lays out simple...

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Doctor Who and gaming have been companions for nearly 30 years

BBC science-fiction show Doctor Who turned 50 this weekend, much to the delight of fans across the globe. Some of these fans, it turns out, have also been designing the video games we play for nearly 30 years. Did You Know Gaming has released a video on YouTube collecting tons of Doctor Who...

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Google commemorates Atari's Breakout in interactive fashion

Atari's Breakout turned 37 last month, and that apparently (but not unsurprisingly) is enough of an excuse for yet another Google easter egg. If you type 'Atari Breakout' into Google Images' search, instead of finding graphics of the classic game, the screen will transform into a playable Breakout...

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Hitman Absolution easter egg delivers ice cream at high speeds

This video shows off an easter egg in Hitman: Absolution, in which the ice cream truck Agent 47 drives at the beginning of the game comes back with a vengeance. Courtesy of GameFront, the embedded video explains the steps it takes to find the easter egg, which occurs in the game's "End of the...

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Captain Scarlett hails Mr. Bubbles in Borderlands 2 'Pirate Booty' DLC

There's an interesting easter egg in the new Borderlands 2 DLC, Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty. The iconic Big Daddy (AKA Mr. Bubbles) from the BioShock series makes an appearance at some point in the add-on adventure and – well, we don't want to ruin it for you. In the interest of...

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Check out this Minecraft easter egg in Borderlands 2

This video shows you how to reach a hidden Minecraft-inspired area in Borderlands 2, which includes Creepers and familiar blocks just begging to be broken. Be warned: the video includes minor spoilers for the game (and a lot of awesome)....

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We require you to Google 'zerg rush'

Stop reading. Start Googling. Just try to take out a few of the little buggers before you're overrun, okay?...

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