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The Randomly Chosen One Could Save Destiny

The Randomly Chosen One Could Save Destiny

Sony PlayStation and Taco Bell have teamed up to select a Randomly Chosen One to save Destiny…

Sony PlayStation Offers Up Some Friendly Competition

Sony PlayStation Offers Up Some Friendly Competition

In a commercial for their PlayStation 4 console, Sony depicts some “friendly competition” between two gamers, featuring Destiny, Far Cry 4 and NBA 2K15…

PR: Destiny Launch Month One of Ten Largest U.S. Launch Months Ever, Activision Says

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How big a hit was Destiny? According to an Activision press release, quite big, thank you. Activision put out a release citing an NPD Group report that shows Destiny was the top-selling release in September, beating Madden NFL 15. Based on the NPD data and its own internal sales reports, Activision claims Destiny’s launch month […]

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

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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 […]

Destiny Down For Server Maintenance Tomorrow, Oct. 7

Destiny Hot Fix

Starting at about 10 AM ET Tuesday morning, the Destiny servers will be offline for “several hours” as a hotfix is applied. And that means any plans you had to play Destiny during that time will be on hold. Except for a bugfix or two, the hotfix deals mostly with underlying server client and connectivity […]

In New Destiny Patch Purple Equals Purple

Destiny Cryptarch

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, […]

Destiny Opens Up Voice Communication, Closes Exploit, Balances Weapons

Destiny Trailer: Become Legend

Bungie shared a long developer note today about changes being made to address problems noted in Destiny’s first two weeks. Maybe the most welcome, at least for high level players, is that Destiny has noticed the rage that ensues the purple legendary engram decodes to disappointing rare equipment. The engrams are color-coded to the type […]

Twitch Says Destiny is Most Streamed Game Launch of the Year

PR: Destiny Beta Dates and Special Edition Details

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 […]

Activision Says Destiny Sold $325 Million in First Five Days

Final Gameplay Trailer for Destiny Before Launch

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 […]

Destiny Rolling Out Vault of Glass Today

Vault of Glass

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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