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Review - Destiny Succeeds, But Doesn't Reach It's Full Potential (PS4)

by James Harveyon October 17, 2014
Sitting down to play Destiny, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. The hype has completely died down, as has the initial blowback. Reviews were, overall, pretty mediocre. There was a fair amount of disappointment to go around that, still, didn’t really stop anyone from playing the game. People are still plugging hour after hour […]
Adam Carolla Turns Evil For Skylanders Trap Team

Adam Carolla Turns Evil For Skylanders Trap Team

by Alex Beanon October 8, 2014
With the release of the “Skylanders Trap Team” – the fourth game in the video game franchise, Activision employed comedian Adam Carolla as an evil villain trapped in a crystal in a hidden camera ploy at a demo kiosk…

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Skylanders Trap Team Out Now

by Shawn Hopkinson October 6, 2014
The latest edition of the Skylanders franchise is on your store shelves now. Skylanders Trap Team adds several twists to the formula, the most notable of which are traps in which players can digitally “capture” Skylanders villains into toy traps and then bring them back into the game as playable characters. In addition to launching […]
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In New Destiny Patch Purple Equals Purple

by Shawn Hopkinson October 1, 2014
Oh, the pain of farming Destiny mobs for hours to get a purple legendary engram only to find out that, thanks to the Cryptarch’s personal philosophy of randomness and nihilistic chaos, it actually yields lame rare equipment you could have gotten from a common blue engram. It’s pain that Destiny players will no longer feel, […]

PR: Destiny Beta Dates and Special Edition Details

Twitch Says Destiny is Most Streamed Game Launch of the Year

by Shawn Hopkinson September 18, 2014
Activision and Bungie are reporting that in addition to millions of players actually playing Destiny, there are also millions of people out there watching them play. The companies point to Twitch streaming service figures that show the game was the most watched launch game of the year on Twitch, with 20 million views and 240 […]
Final Gameplay Trailer for Destiny Before Launch

Activision Says Destiny Sold $325 Million in First Five Days

by Shawn Hopkinson September 17, 2014
Slightly weak review scores didn’t stop Destiny from becoming a sales juggernaut. According to the game’s publisher Activision, Bungie’s new sci-fi shooter sold through, that is to consumers, an estimated $325 million in its first five days. The estimate is derived from “Chart-Track, first parties, retail customer sell-through information and Activision Blizzard internal estimates.” The […]

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Destiny Rolling Out Vault of Glass Today

by Shawn Hopkinson September 16, 2014
Today Bungie and Activision are rolling out the first major in-game event for Destiny, a raid on Venus called Vault of Glass. Vault of Glass is one of several events planned for this month and next. Vault of Glass is the game’s first six-player raid and is open to players level 26 and above. It’s […]
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Activision/Blizzard’s Destiny Breaks Record

by Alex Beanon September 10, 2014
Activision/Blizzard’s just-released “Destiny” shooter video game has broken the first-day record for sales for a new video game franchise by selling more than $500 million in worldwide sales. Early sales trends expect somewhere between 12 million and 18 million of the games to sell in its first year. The previous record for first day sales […]

Final Gameplay Trailer for Destiny Before Launch

Destiny Prepares For Tonight's Midnight Launch

by Shawn Hopkinson September 8, 2014
Although reports are in that some journalists are already playing it on live servers, most of us will have to wait until after midnight tonight to jump into Activision and Bungie’s hotly anticipated new shooter. Today Activision sent one last reminder that Destiny’s global release will be at 12:01 A.M. local time Tuesday at various […]
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Explore Destiny's Solar System With Destiny Planet View Website

by Shawn Hopkinson September 2, 2014
To build hype for Destiny’s Sept. 9 release, Activision and Bungie have opened Destinyplantview.com, a new website that serves as a guide for Destiny’s far-flung future. Actually built with Google tech, the site lets you zoom in on the planets feature in Destiny and explore them in panoramic views, a zooming feature like Google Street View, […]