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Destiny sequel on track for 2017, says Activision

It wouldn't be an Activision earnings call without some quick mention of Destiny 2, and during the company's fiscal 2016 fourth quarter report, there was indeed a note about Bungie's secretive shooter. Last we heard, the game was on for 201...   read

 
 
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Destiny won't have a Crimson Days Valentine's event this year because they're working on 'something else'

Destiny has been in a rut for sometime. Nearly everyone I know has called it quits again after farming the Wrath of the Machine challenges, and the Winter update, while a nice gesture, essentially amounts to an extra Strike and a new s...   read

 
 
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Destiny's development team just got a little bigger

It takes a lot to make a stew. Bungie, the main developer behind Destiny, hasn't been the only developer behind Destiny for a while now. Last year, High Moon Studios (the team who made Transformers) joined the effort. Now, a third...   read

 
 
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Destiny's two new racing maps are more enjoyable than I expected

I'm not the Destiny dude around here. That'd be Chris or Darren. But I was the one at PSX over the weekend, so I am control of the #content around here and decided I was gonna try Destiny's two new Sparrow Racing League maps. Did I overcome...   read

 
 
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Destiny's December event looks bigger than last year's

In December of 2015, Bungie shook its loot-shooter Destiny up with Sparrow Racing League (SRL), a three-week event that had Guardians hanging up their weapons for a bit to careen their hoverbikes down a couple of treacherous courses. It was...   read

 
 
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Destiny's Aksis challenge, for once, feels like an actual challenge

That's all she wrote for Destiny's Wrath of the Machine raid challenges, at least for now. All that's on the docket going forward until Destiny 2 (?) is Vosik and Aksis, the latter of which debuted this week. The kicker is that it's ac...   read

 
 
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If you run Destiny's Wrath of the Machine on Hard, you might as well do the Vosik challenge

Bungie kind of snuck up on us with the challenge mode for Wrath of the Machine (it's still running for King's Fall by the way, if you care, like clockwork), a mystery task that you can complete on normal or hard for extra rewards. Well, it ...   read

 
 
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Destiny sure knows how to celebrate Halloween

When it comes to Destiny, I'm mostly stuck listening and nodding politely in response to words and phrases that, as a non-player, hold no meaning. But I can appreciate any video game that embraces the Halloween spirit, even something as ma...   read

 
 
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Initial thoughts on Nintendo Switch

I love it when things slide into place and then click to fasten. Holy cow, that click on the Nintendo Switch. It's so gratifying. I will probably slide the Switch's Joy-Cons in and out, in and out, savoring each delicious snap. And I'm not ...   read

 
 
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Destiny's Wrath of the Machine hard mode doesn't change enough, but that's okay

Hard mode for Destiny's latest raid dropped this week. Some of you haven't finished normal yet (I'm a maniac, so I did my 15th clear this week). And that's okay! Because you'll have plenty of time to do it given that there doesn't seem to b...   read

 
 


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Hard mode dated for Destiny: Rise of Iron's new raid

Having made my way through Destiny's Wrath of the Machine raid nine times so far (and completed the Exotic questline), I'm still loving it. There's several different ways to approach each fight, and discovering new strategies with my raid c...   read

 
 
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Destiny's Trials of Osiris returns today, but only on PS4 and Xbox One

Destiny just got a brand new expansion, and of course, more events are on the way. The Trials of Osiris PVP mode that's been running since May of 2015 is back, and although we aren't sure what map it's going to feature (it's just one s...   read

 
 
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Wrath of the Machine is the best Destiny raid outside of King's Fall

Raiding is my favorite part of Destiny. It's not even close. While some folks prefer getting friends together and casually chilling with Strikes or Patrols once a week, I'm firmly in the progression camp. It's partially due to my MMO upbrin...   read

 
 
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(Update) Destiny 2 reportedly 'a totally new game,' set for PC release

[Update: Famed NeoGAF leak artist shinobi602 has offered additional details to Kotaku's report, confirming the expanded "playspaces" concept. Specifically, shinobi602 cites Saturn as a future location, reportedly "bigger than all of the pla...   read

 
 
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People beat Destiny's new raid in two hours because of course they did

If game developers create it, it will be conquered: Destiny's new raid Wrath of the Machine has been finished by Clan Redeem two hours after it launched. Wrath of the Machine launched today at 1PM Eastern today, and at 3PM it became ol...   read

 
 
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Review: Destiny: Rise of Iron

In the several days since Destiny: Rise of Iron launched, I've basically been doing nothing but play it. While it's meant to last casual players weeks on end, my raid group and I chewed through, and although we still have some SIVA Clu...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: Destiny: Rise of Iron

Four expansions later, Destiny is a better game than it was at launch. I fell short of claiming "it's come a long way," because a lot of the core issues with Bungie's philosophy have persisted throughout the game's now two-year hi...   read

 
 
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Kicks and queues: Destiny's Rise of Iron expansion is having a bumpy rollout

[Update: After two hours things have been smoother, though there are still scattered reports (myself included) of being dropped from the game and connection issues. The worst seems to be over, however.] The Destiny: Rise of Iron expans...   read

 
 
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Bungie seems to be planning a big pre-Destiny expansion ARG event

This past week streamer Mr_ Amplified discovered something odd in Destiny, and what seems to be a new ARG game. Earning the buff called "Splendor 2.6," a glittery aura appeared above their avatar's head -- an alteration that can't be r...   read

 
 
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Here's a trailer for Destiny's Rise of Iron, out next week

Before there were Guardians, there were Iron Lords. I'm more of an Irony Lord myself, but I appreciate any culture that keeps cute huskies around. Destiny: Rise of Iron is out next week, September 20, and brings with it, "a new cinematic s...   read

 
 
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PAX West 2016 cosplay breakdown

Every year, PAX draws thousands of game enthusiasts to Seattle, and lots of them decide that the best way to express their affection for a given game is to dress up like one of the characters. Cosplay has really taken off at PAX since it st...   read

 
 
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Last-gen Destiny players are getting their final Trials of Osiris event this weekend

In case you haven't heard, Bungie is completely phasing out the old generations of Destiny -- that is to say, the PS3 and Xbox 360 editions. While they'll still technically be playable, they won't be updated, won't get new content, and...   read

 
 
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Bungie hints at matchmaking for raids in Destiny

GameCentral had the chance to catch up to Bungie's world design lead Steve Cotton to chat about Destiny, and among other Rise of Iron related material, they discussed the prospect of raid matchmaking -- something fans have been cl...   read

 
 
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Destiny: Rise of Iron's raid won't be as technical as King's Fall

Destiny players have gone through three raids now. Crota's End is generally considered the weakest, but there's ongoing debate about which is better between the first raid, Vault of Glass, and the most recent one, King's Fall. One thing the...   read

 
 
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Are you doing the Destiny Year Two Moments of Triumph?

This week, I finally completed the Year Two Moments of Triumph for Destiny. For those of you who don't play, they're basically special achievements that you have a limited time to complete -- usually, before a new expansion comes out and ma...   read

 
 



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