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Bungie and Activision announce exclusive 10 year partnership


#31 Chibi_Kaji   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4753 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 05:47 PM

This is just crazy...

Yea MS still own Halo. I am guessing they will let other developer keep making Halo games

They already have a new studio for Halo games.
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#32 Ratchet & CAG   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   557 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 05:53 PM

Pathetic.

Activision is just gonna screw up Bungie like they screwed their customers...

#33 mykevermin   Queen of Scotland CAGiversary!   36910 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 29 April 2010 - 05:57 PM

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#34 seanr1221   :'( CAGiversary!   24429 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 29 April 2010 - 06:09 PM

I'd lol if Bungie works on a new CoD and MS hires Respawn to make the next Halo.

#35 dmaul1114   Banned Banned   24688 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 06:13 PM

I'd lol if Bungie works on a new CoD and MS hires Respawn to make the next Halo.


Would be fitting given how many people jump around in MW2 like they're playing Halo!

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#36 lokizz   Go $$$$ Yourself CAGiversary!   10104 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:30 PM

halocraft of duty post modern futuristic warfare? who actually owns the halo ip is it bungie or microsoft? thatd be funny if halo ended up as a cross console game but im sure microsoft still owns halo. although they could probably bring back their marathon series.

#37 jer7583   only 5 can ladder CAGiversary!   12158 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:33 PM

my only concern is with activision influence on bungie. I would have rather seen them be independent.

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#38 BillyBob29   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   950 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:59 PM

This really isn't a big deal. It is a pretty simple publishing deal.....at this point at least. Activision will simply publish games developed by Bungie but Bungie will still be choosing its own projects. Based on what I've read of the deal, Activision will have virtually no input into title Bungie developers or the timeframe that they develope those titles in. When Bungie has a completed game, they turn it over to Activision and then it gets marketed to the public and published.

The only thing this deal really means is that Bungie will definately NOT be an exclusive developer for any platform. With Activision publishing, their games will be on every platform on the planet.

#39 JSP   Return to my Roots CAGiversary!   12015 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 29 April 2010 - 08:06 PM

YAY, I can't wait for a new Halo game every year! Halo Underground will be the best I can't wait to get out of the armor and walk around talking to Bam Margera!
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#40 David Hibiki   Well then... CAGiversary!   9859 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 09:37 PM

Wow, did everyone forget MS owns the Halo name?

#41 TC   Better w/o Kinect CAGiversary!   3054 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 29 April 2010 - 09:40 PM

"Bungie remains an independent company and will continue to own their intellectual property"

I wonder how long until someone at Bungie tells them to go eat a dick and the lawsuits fly.

#42 jer7583   only 5 can ladder CAGiversary!   12158 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

Posted 30 April 2010 - 12:33 AM

Who cares? Bungie sucks and so does Activision. Neither have decent games, let them rot together for all I care. Maybe once they look past the flood of cookie cutter FPS's they'll have a mild chance to succeed.


lol man, all activision and bungie have EVER made is FPS. FPS, man, cookie cutter, generic, cliche, cliche, cliche,cliche

please stop trolling the cag forums.

There will be NO halo games under this deal - microsoft owns that IP. Whatever they're doing, it's brand new. Bungie has done RPGs, RTS games, and third person action games. Halo just happened to be their hit. BUT OMG IT'S FPS COOKIE CUTTER DURRRRRRRRGG JAPAN

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#43 Sup3rior   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   4 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 01:27 AM

"bungie announces 'haylo' to come with giant plastic wraiyth"
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#44 ninja dog   Shoto Guilt CAGiversary!   5730 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 30 April 2010 - 02:10 AM

Who cares? Bungie sucks and so does Activision. Neither have decent games, let them rot together for all I care. Maybe once they look past the flood of cookie cutter FPS's they'll have a mild chance to succeed.



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#45 elwood731   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1304 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 02:44 AM

lol man, all activision and bungie have EVER made is FPS. FPS, man, cookie cutter, generic, cliche, cliche, cliche,cliche

Off the top of my head I can think of four franchises Bungie has worked on over the years, and only two of them were FPS. I actually assume whatever they're making won't be a FPS, or at least not primarily a FPS.

#46 creid   Dead For The Summer CAGiversary!   6776 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 30 April 2010 - 03:59 AM

This is so awesome. Bungie is like a woman getting married to the guy who's currently on trial for domestic abuse.

#47 David Hibiki   Well then... CAGiversary!   9859 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 05:39 AM

this is so awesome. Bungie is like a woman getting married to the guy who's currently on trial for domestic abuse.


lmao!

#48 uglyteradon   CAG-tastrophe! CAGiversary!   1056 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 April 2010 - 01:02 PM

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That's probably what Sony did when they found out.

#49 TC   Better w/o Kinect CAGiversary!   3054 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

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#50 Gizoku   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   22 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 19 February 2011 - 10:05 PM

Good to see Bungie making this work for them - remaining independent and owning their own IP and taking advantage of the resources Activision can provide.

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 10:10 PM

Activison/Blizzard/Bungie. What a nightmare.

#52 The Crotch   There are ten sticks of dynamite waiting for you. CAGiversary!   14853 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 19 February 2011 - 10:44 PM

1: Helluva bump.

2: Activision may be every escort mission, water level, and unskippable cutscene combined incarnate, but I'm betting that Bungie (thinks it) got a pretty fuckin' good deal out of this. Activision needs them a Fuck of a lot more than Bungie needs Activision.

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#53 diddy310   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4173 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 04:11 AM

They may own the IP....but that doesn't mean Activision won't put "Call of Duty:" before the name on the box.

#54 whoknows   Time and Eternity for all of time and eternity CAGiversary!   38582 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 22 February 2011 - 04:13 AM

Awesome news.

Go Activision!

you are a pillar of the video game/gaming community.  

Thanks you are truly a pillar of the community!

 

It's because of pillars like you, I remain in this community.  Thank you!

 

Spoken like a true pillar. The community sends its many thanks.

 

How dare you speak to the pillar of our community that way. If he says you're a closet vita fan he knows what he's talking about.

 

 


#55 metaly   In the world, only this island is. CAGiversary!   4677 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 24 February 2011 - 07:36 AM

Bungie is to Activision as Rare is to Microsoft.


Hahaha.

Edit: Oh good god this thread is a year old. News to me, though. :drool: