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  • Blog Post: Destiny Players Battle Aliens For 99 Millenia

    During an end of the year recap blog post, Bungie released some impressive Destiny stats. More than 12 million people (playing nearly 23 million guardians) have started playing Destiny and they’ve been playing a lot of it. To put it into perspective: the human race has spent more time playing Destiny... More
  • Blog Post: Gamescom Attendees Numbered 335,000 From 88 Different Countries

    Gamescom is now behind us, with the announcements, previews, and that first schnitzel fading into memory. One thing we won’t quickly forget is just how packed the Kölnmesse was once again. The Gamescom organizers announced that attendance was down ever so slightly this year. 335,000 individuals... More
  • Blog Post: Over 4.6 Million Participated In The Destiny Beta

    Activision has announced some stats to cap off last week’s Destiny beta test. According to Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, the week of testing was the largest console beta for a new IP to date. The beta began on July 17 with the PlayStation kickoff, through the July 23 addition of... More
  • Blog Post: These Destiny Alpha Stats Came From The Moon

    Bungie is rolling with the humorous memes that have spun out of the Destiny alpha, specifically actor Peter Dinklage’s delivery of a line about a wizard from the moon. The company is offering a shirt to commemorate the alpha featuring that now-famous line. This story isn’t just about a t... More
  • Blog Post: Killing Floor Infographic Details The Game's Impressive Stats

    Following the recent announcement of Killing Floor 2 , developer Tripwire Interactive has put together an infographic detailing some numbers behind the first game. You can check out the statistics below which detail numbers like the more than 150 million hours played, the 650 million rounds played, and... More
  • Blog Post: BioWare Offers Multiplayer Statistics For Mass Effect 3

    Mass Effect 3 has only been available for 10 full days, but players have already spent a cumulative 1,800 years in the multiplayer mode. You can click the image above to see a larger version to take a closer look, but some of my favorite stats are, "less than 1% of all successful multiplayer matches... More
  • Blog Post: "Did You Know?" Video Puts Progress In Perspective

    Usually, if a press event starts off with a video, it's a compilation of game footage set to obnoxiously loud (and bad) house music. Telltale mixed things up a bit at its San Francisco gathering last night, choosing instead to show off a series of thought-provoking facts and predictions. Even if... More
  • Blog Post: Three Billion Hours A Week Are Spent Gaming, Is It Worth It?

    Game researcher and developer, Jane McGonigal, PhD, took the stage at D.I.C.E. to share recent findings about the physical and cognitive benefits of gaming complete with interesting facts! McGonigal explained that games are not a form of escapism, and in fact, help power you up in real life so when billions... More
  • Blog Post: Bungie Delivers Reach Stats In Awesome Infographic

    Bungie is usually willing to share data acquired from the Halo series by providing regular updates on stats. This time around, the team has taken this data and put together a pretty epic infographic detailing some of Halo: Reach's most interesting datapoints. Check out the full graphic below and... More
  • Blog Post: Bungie Reports First Week Gameplay Stats For Reach

    Earlier today we ran a story about Raptr, an online gaming service that tracks an individual's online play stats across platforms and the numbers the service generated on players participating in Halo: Reach. Now Bungie has released a few week one gameplay numbers of their own generated by their... More
  • Blog Post: Valve Breaks Down Mutation Stats In L4D Blog

    Over on their official blog , Valve has broken down some stats regarding the popular Mutations in Left 4 Dead 2. Turns out that the most popular one so far is Chainsaw Massacre, followed by Last Man on Earth and Realism Versus. They also go into details on how they decide on these alternate game modes... More
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