New era for Bungie: First glimpse of Destiny, the next big thing from Halo’s creator

It would be hard for Bungie to top the success that Halo brought to the Bellevue-based video game company, but a new first-person shooter could have the ingredients to do just that. Bungie finally lifted the curtains on its online multiplayer game called Destiny, the first title under Bungie’s name since the company spun off from Microsoft… Read More

Dennis Durkin

Activision hires Microsoft game exec as new finance chief

Game publisher Activision Blizzard just named a new chief financial officer: Microsoft veteran Dennis Durkin, a key executive from the company’s Xbox and video game division. Durkin has been the chief operating and financial officer in Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business, overseeing areas including profit-and-loss, acquisitions, the division’s third-party games business and execution of its business… Read More