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Sad day: Bungie nerfs Destiny's loot cave


'Not our dream for how Destiny is played'
Sep 25
Bungie's grand social shooter Destiny has boiled down to an interesting and repetitive formula for a lot of players lately: fire into the darkness of a cave and hope some interesting gear drops. No world exploring, no co... read
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Destiny's 'Queen's Wrath' event is underway, here is what it brings


Earn more gear
Sep 23
Bungie is currently running a special event in Destiny that basically consists of extra bounties and an extra faction to interact with. It'll run from September 23rd through October 6th, and will allow you to earn r... read
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Destiny's vehicle heavy 'Combined Arms' playlist starts today


Xur also has re-appeared
Sep 19
If you're looking to play Destiny this weekend, you can take part in a limited time multiplayer playlist in The Crucible called "Combined Arms." It basically features increased heavy ammo drops as well as extra vehicles.... read
720p is so last-gen
[Screenshots shown here are not the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 versions.] The marketing for Destiny would have you believe that the only place it makes an appearance is on the PlayStation 4. But no, it certainly made its way t... read feature

Max is super hungry for wien-- hot dogs
I've come down with a bad case of Dumpster Mono, and Max Scoville is terrified of germs, so he made me stay home so he could play Destiny and call it 'work'. But, without my responsible guidance, he got tricked into playing ... read feature

Destined to need some work
It's been a small journey reviewing Destiny, but now I've experienced every facet of the game and I'm ready to make my decision. As mentioned previously, the story and setting leave a lot to be desired, but the gunplay is ver... read feature

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Destiny's first raid, the Vault of Glass, opens today


For average level 26 players
Sep 16
Today the first six-person raid opened up in Destiny -- the Vault of Glass. It's one of the events in the game that has no matchmaking function, so you'll have to use any number of third party tools to find friends, or d... read
Princes, plural
Man, Destiny. I seriously can't remember the last game that I felt so ambivalent about, but was so completely hooked on. Here's me and Bill dicking around on the Moon and discussing our general thoughts on the game, and killing the Moon-Princes with a big dumb sword. Is it a "Let's Play?" I don't know. But we're enjoying ourselves, and maybe you'll enjoy watching our enjoyment. read feature

Destiny content

Bungie reveals upcoming Destiny events and free content through October


The big ones are the upcoming raid and possible story mission
Sep 12
Since Bungie plans on supporting Destiny throughout the year and into 2015, free content updates and events will populate the universe in addition to the DLC expansions that are already announced. The first event is a Sa... read
Get your Guardian on
Our Destiny review is coming along nicely. I just hit level 20 on my Warlock and I'm slowly making my way up to the soft cap of Light Level 25 to get raid-ready for next week.Here are some tips I've come up with along the way to make everything easier.    read feature

The road to level 20 and a touch of endgame
[Since a large part of Destiny is found within the raid system upon reaching max level, we'll be publishing a Review in Progress for the game over the course of a few weeks. Here are our thoughts about the live... read feature

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Destiny's already made a ton of money, but you probably could've guessed that


And broke some records along the way
Sep 10
Every now and then, when a videogame launches and does mega numbers, the publisher likes to toot its own horn a little bit. It should come as no surprise that this is the case with Destiny -- after all it was [... read
Make sure you love the genre before choosing this destiny
[Since a large part of Destiny is found within the raid system upon reaching max level, we'll be publishing a Review in Progress for the game over the course of a few weeks. Here are our initial thoughts about the live v... read feature

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Destiny is one of the best Vita Remote Play games to date


No back touch required
Sep 08
Destiny is out tomorrow, but the servers are live today for people who got their copy early or are reviewing the game. I've had a chance to play quite a bit already (more on that tomorrow), but I wanted to touch on one thing ... read
Destiny perfume

Xbox pokes fun at Activision with fake Destiny ad


Quelle pitrerie
Sep 06
Microsoft loves promoting Bungie games, you know. Unfortunately, that ship has sort of sailed. Activision and the erstwhile Halo studio are now cozying up with Sony, and the folks at Xbox UK seem to be handling the situation ... read
Destiny

Last-gen Destiny players can upgrade to current-gen for free this year


Digital copies only, though
Sep 05
If you're planning to buy Destiny on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 and think you might migrate to Xbox One or PlayStation 4 eventually, consider going for a digital copy (I know) -- you'll be able to upgrade to the current-genera... read
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Destiny and Red Bull are teaming up for some unclear reason


Ride the moon bull
Sep 05
"Brand synergy!" the executive shouted, confident that his enthusiasm would rally his employees. "Forward-thinking leverage!" he followed up, unsure about the mumbo jumbo coming out of his mouth, but hoping his tone would ins... read
Bad

Like laughing at bad things? Watch this live-action Destiny trailer


Writers? We hardly even know any!
Sep 04
Maybe with twelve tequilas and friends around I could laugh at this. As it stands, sitting home alone and horribly sober, I just kind of cringed at every embarrassing one liner (which is all of the dialogue, actually) and paused the video before it was halfway finished.  Share my pain.  read
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Get a tour of the exclusive PlayStation Destiny PVP map


'Exodus Blue'
Sep 03
Last week Bungie put up a video explaining exactly what was exclusive in the PS4 version of Destiny. It's basically a PVP map, a Strike map, and some weapons and outfits that will likely be outdated after a few hours of play... read
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Destiny launches 'Planet View' site, which can unlock in-game emblem


Or you can cheat and just use a code
Sep 03
As a cool bit of marketing, Destiny has kicked off a special website called "Planet View," where you can go get a little more background on the game's story and lore. You'll be able to explore three locations -- Venus, t... read
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See everything exclusive to PlayStation for Destiny in one video


It's not much
Aug 28
Although the "default" is to get mad at Microsoft for locking down exclusives, Sony has one in the pocket for Destiny. It involves a small amount of content, but content nonetheless, and you can get a full look of what to ex... read
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Destiny prompts you to become legend through lots of moon shooting


Learn your moon rules
Aug 21
Conventional wisdom says that you put out a launch trailer alongside the release of a videogame. Activision and Bungie don't care for your norms and will do it whenever the hell they feel like it. That's why, despite being a... read
Bungie mess

Bungie ordered to return stock to fired composer Marty O’Donnell


Money fight!
Aug 19
In April, Bungie fired its longtime composer, Marty O'Donnell. O'Donnell, one of the remaining original Bungie employees, was responsible for the music in Halo and the upcoming Destiny. He claimed he was "terminated... read
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Rocket No. 9, take off to the planet Venus...in Destiny


More Destiny footage!
Aug 19
Destiny's about to come out soon, and then we can put all of these trailers behind us. But for now, let us check out this new gameplay trailer detailing the planet Venus. I think I vastly prefer the prior trailer from only a... read
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This Destiny trailer makes me want to get my ass to Mars


And rewatch Total Recall
Aug 15
In Destiny, the tops of long-lost skyscrapers poke through the surface of Mars which means, presumably, we'll have to work our way down through them to reach whatever lurks below. I'm not expecting to find anything good down... read
Destiny music

Paul McCartney wants to make the Destiny theme song a popular single


That's Sir Paul McCartney to you
Aug 12
It's been known that Paul McCartney's been involved with the music of Destiny since the reveal of the game in 2013, although it's been said that he's been working on it since 2010. His fans probably aren't necessari... read
Halo

You get 12 inches of pure Master Chief with the UK-only Mjolnir Edition of Halo: Master Chief Collection


I think Halo is a pretty cool guy...
Aug 07
The Halo: The Master Chief Collection Mjolnir Edition has been revealed and includes a 12-inch Master Chief figure made by Artfx. The figure has two sets of interchangeable arms so you can pose Master Chief all nonchalant wit... read
Destiny

This Destiny player is better than everyone else


On PS4 anyway
Aug 06
What's it look like when one player rises to the top of all others during a short beta that introduces the world to a game? That's a very nuanced question you ask, but this montage highlights some of the top-ranked Destiny player's moments during competitive multiplayer. Something tells me this isn't the first shooter that he's tried his hand at. read
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This is way too much to pay for the Destiny: Ghost Edition


Almost seven times the sticker price
Aug 04
After Destiny's recent high-profile beta, a lot of people found themselves more enamored by Bungie's new shooter than they thought they'd be. Now that everyone's had a chance to see what the game's all about, there's been an ... read
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Destiny had the 'largest console beta ever' for a new IP


4.6 million unique players
Jul 30
Did you get in on the Destiny beta? I did, but only after access was opened to all. Managed to play for about an hour which, after the cut scenes and loading, wasn't enough time for me to get a true sense of how I feel about ... read
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Bungie doesn't think you should be disappointed by the lack of exploration on Earth in Destiny


But you probably will be
Jul 29
For fans concerned that the amount of areas available to players in Destiny, Bungie has spoken out in a bid to reassure the masses. And their idea of reassuring those who participated in the Destiny beta is to basically pop o... read
Destiny beta ends

The Destiny beta is gone forever, tell us your stories


Was it good for you, too?
Jul 28
The Destiny beta was extinguished late last night, leaving us with six long weeks to carry a torch for the shooter until Bungie rekindles the affair this September. "Your mission in the Destiny beta is complete," Bungie ... read






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