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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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Bungie cagey about the future of Destiny

The future of Destiny is unclear.  That was my big takeaway from a recent interview with Bungie's Scott Taylor, the executive producer behind the online first-person shooter's forthcoming expansion, Rise of Iron. "We're still work...

 
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Bungie slept with wolves for Destiny

Destiny's forthcoming expansion Rise of Iron has wolves in it, so naturally, when I interviewed the add-on's executive producer Scott Taylor, I wanted to know if we'll be able to fight alongside them. "No," Taylor replied, dashing my hopes,...

 
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Destiny's Year Two Moments of Triumph allegedly discovered

A player has allegedly isolated the new Moments of Triumph for Destiny's "Year Two" phase, tucked away in the API database in the recent 2.3 update. For reference, this is a like a high-end achievement challenge of sorts implemented by Bung...

 
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Is the new Destiny expansion enough to bring you back?

Destiny: Rise of Iron is confirmed, and it's $30 on PS4 and Xbox One (sorry last-gen). And given how many copies the game sold, there's a lot of people out there who have Destiny discs spinning in their consoles as we speak, as we...

 
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Destiny PVP events canceled this week due to a glitch

As Bungie gears up to likely reveal the new expansion for Destiny at E3, it's dealing with a little problem at the moment. Due to a glitch that allows people to obtain unlimited rocket ammo, it's canceling this week's Trials of Osiris ...

 
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Destiny's next expansion Rise of Iron revealed via leak

A leaked image posted to reddit has revealed the poster for the as-of-yet unannounced Destiny DLC, Rise of Iron. Those sneaky press people at Kotaku have verified with two sources close to Bungie the authenticity of the poster and...

 
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Iron Banner returns to Destiny next week

After its big April update, Destiny is welcoming back Iron Banner on April 26 at 10AM PT, ending on May 2. Yet again it will host the Clash gametype. Bungie is also making a few improvements, which includes the ability to get more actu...

 
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Here's exactly whats in Destiny's April 12 update

Since Bungie has decided to break down the April Destiny update into multiple Twitch streams, it can get a little confusing in terms of figuring out what's actually in it. Thankfully, it sent over a handy infographic that explains it a...

 
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Destiny's creative lead quits Bungie after 13 years

Destiny’s story creative lead is leaving Bungie. After 13 years with the studio, CJ Cowan announced on Twitter that he had “decided to part ways with Bungie” but did not clarify why he was leaving, or where he was headed. ...

 
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Here are Destiny's newly-updated Exotics

To promote Destiny's upcoming April 12 update, Bungie held a livestream to give players some indication of what's included. It's a fair amount of what you might expect -- new activities, missions, items, etc. However, Bungie also took to I...

 
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Destiny's Prison of Elders will be updated to endgame levels

Bungie's latest Twitch stream just ended, and it let loose some key information about the upcoming free spring update to Destiny. Previously hinted with a single screenshot of Guardians in specific gear, the Prison of Elders activity -- fir...

 
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New Destiny content update drops next month

At long last, Destiny is getting some new content. It's just too bad it's coming at a time when practically the entire player base has abandoned the shooter for that hot new Tom Clancy jam. "As promised," Bungie says, the update "will ...

 
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Destiny's next expansion needs more memorable moments

Let's get something straight. I didn't choose to play Destiny. It just showed up at my doorstep one day. One of my fellow editors here at Destructoid, the one and only Darren Nakamura, sent it to me out of the blue. Initially, I was incline...

 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda writer leaves BioWare for Bungie

Mass Affect: Andromeda lead writer Chris Schlerf has departed BioWare Montréal for Bungie. Schlerf called his time with the Mass Effect and Dragon Age studio one of the "best experiences" of his career and expressed ex...

 
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Activision says there will be a Destiny sequel in 2017

Plans to follow Destiny up with a full-fledged, proper sequel haven't changed, but they've been pushed back a little bit. Activision says that the Bungie-developed shooter is expected to launch a second game in the series sometime in 2...

 
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Crimson Singles is Tinder, but for Destiny

Five days ago a user on the Destiny reddit page suggested, "Someone should make a Tinder app for Crimson Doubles." Over the weekend, that become a reality as reddit's sjmorrow and sicemsam teamed up over three days to make Crimson Singles. ...

 
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The hardcore Destiny community forgets why we play

I've been playing a lot of Destiny lately -- late to the party, I know -- and going deep into the rabbit hole almost requires players to frequent r/DestinyTheGame or some other similar community site. Without it, I'd never know about a lot ...

 
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Bungie to Destiny players: Are we having fun yet?!

For weeks now, players have been sharing their frustrations with the direction of Destiny. If you just jumped into the game recently -- awesome! You have a ton of fun new stuff to do, including the base game, two previous expansions, and th...

 
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Here's what to expect from Destiny's Crimson Days event

Well my Valentine's Day plans are set. Bungie has revealed more about Destiny's upcoming Crimson Days event, including a list of themed loot and more info about the limited run Crucible mode, Crimson Doubles. Crimson Doubles pits two pairs ...

 
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Bungie president steps down, new CEO announced

Harold Ryan has stepped down as Bungie's president.  As yet a replacement president has not been announced, although former COO Pete Parsons will be taking up a new position as CEO. Though there’s no explanations as to why Ryan h...

 
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Destiny's matchmaking is getting overhauled this week

Destiny is getting a much needed overhaul with its matchmaking process, as it pertains to the PVP element of the game -- the Crucible. According to a post from Bungie, "more emphasis" will be placed on connection quality, which will in...

 
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Rumor: Bungie to start selling premium ammo packs in Destiny

[Update: Bungie has responded to Destructoid that it will not be adding paid ammo drops into the game. But again, it has stated it wouldn't add non-cosmetic premium elements before, and then added paid level and class boosts in during the d...

 
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Love is in the air for Destiny's Crimson Days

After a long holiday, Bungie is back to work this week. For the first update of the new year, Destiny will be adding an event not unlike the Festival of the Lost from Halloween. Except since this one is coming in February, it's all about sp...

 
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PSA: Destiny's Nightfall is broken at the moment

[Update: Bungie has rectified the issue as of this afternoon.] As if there already wasn't a reason to do the Nightfall (hello useless multiple 290ish Ghost rewards!), Destiny's weekly event is now broken this week. After the reset, tons of ...

 
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Bungie's approach to Destiny in a nutshell

Destiny has undergone a lot of changes since its inception -- some for the better, but a lot of it was altered for the worse in "Year 2" of the game. For starters, there's a massive gap between leveling weapons and armor (to the point where...

 
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Destiny's weekly raid challenge is the Warpriest again

Over the course of the past month or so, we've seen the raid challenge mode in Destiny shift to the Warpriest, then Golgoroth, and Oryx. Now it's back to the Warpriest with the exact same challenge as the initial week, which is rather ...

 

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