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How To Trigger Destiny 2's Heroic Public Events For Your Best Chance At Exotics

Ahead of tomorrow’s raid, the best way to level up your power level (are we not saying light level anymore?) in <i>Destiny 2</i> is a somewhat surprising activity. That would not be strikes or Crucible matches or grinding out story missions, but instead public events.<p>Thanks to the <i>Destiny 2</i>’s new map, it’s …

Everything You Need to Know About Destiny 2

Taking a Bungie jump.<p>Destiny 2 is an online-only shared world shooter set in the distant future, where a space faring mankind must defend Earth from …

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It’s a great time to jump back into No Man’s Sky

The virtual universe has changed a lot in a year<p>When <i>No Man’s Sky</i> launched last summer, it became a regular part of my daily routine, an obsession that lasted for months. The final product may not have been as grand or deep as many players expected, but the sheer thrill of exploration it provided …

No Man's Sky

No Man’s Sky players are meeting up for the first time, one year later

The galaxy got a little less lonely<p>It took more than a year, but <i>No Man’s Sky</i> players are now crossing paths in-game. The game’s new multiplayer update allows intergalactic travelers to run into each other — a feature they’ve waited for since prior to its launch.<p>Atlas Rises, the latest free update …

No Man's Sky Big 1.3 Update Adds New Multiplayer Support And Much More; Here's The Patch Notes

No Man's Sky might have been out for over a year, but developer Hello Games is still supporting it in a big way. A huge new update, dubbed Atlas Rises, is coming to PS4 and PC today, adding "joint exploration," a "graphical overhaul", and 30 hours of new story content.<p>Multiplayer was a …

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Massive No Man's Sky Update Adds Basic Multiplayer

<i>No Man’s Sky’s</i> Atlas Rising Update is adding a <i>lot</i> of stuff to the game to mark its one-year anniversary. There will be streamlined travel, 30 hours …

'No Man's Sky' Is Patching In A Story This Week, A Year After Launch

I could have sworn that <i>No Man’s Sky</i> came out at least three years ago, but here we are on August 9th, exactly a year after it launched. I certainly did not think I’d be talking about this game a year later, but Hello Games’ Sean Murray has just announced another major content update for the game, …

No Man’s Sky update coming to improve story, add quick travel

Hello Games teases Atlas Rises content update<p>Hello Games will release an update for <i>No Man</i>'<i>s Sky</i> this week that will focus on improving the game’s story and letting players quickly travel through its universe via portals.<p>The update (version 1.3), which Hello Games is calling Atlas Rises, is timed …

No Man's Sky Teases New Update Focusing on Story, Quick Travel

Atlas Rises launches this week.<p>No Man's Sky will apparently receive a new update this week, bringing quick travel and story improvements to the …

Mysterious No Man's Sky Website Goes Live As Part Of Alternate-Reality Game Ahead Of New Update

If you haven't been tuned into No Man's Sky news lately, there's an alternate-reality game going on right now that seems to be leading to a new update in August. It's been going for a few weeks now, but today a new, interesting phase began. A mysterious website went live that allows you to type in …

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Good Riddance To Chasing Perfect, God Roll Legendary Weapons In 'Destiny 2'

<i>Destiny 2</i> is barely two months away from release, and yet we’re still learning about big, important changes in the game every other day it feels like. Once again it’s game director Luke Smith making headlines by revealing some pretty fundamental changes to how Legendary weapon drops work in the …

Bungie Has Written The Darkness And The Exo Stranger Out Of 'Destiny 2'

Between Bungie’s official <i>Destiny 2</i> reveal and E3, we’re seeing quite a lot from the game lately, but we still know relatively little about its story. Cabal general Ghaul arrives, steals your light, destroys The Last City and scatters the Vanguard. That’s pretty much it. But fans have been asking …

Feature: The 5 Most Important Things We've Learned About Destiny 2

Bungie has blown the doors off Destiny 2. We've seen the game in action and we've been drenched in details concerning the shooter's many modes of …

Destiny 2 Crucible (PVP) Hands-On Preview - Competitive Arena

Destiny 2 Crucible Hands-On Preview – Competitive Arena (PS4)<p>May 19, 2017Written by Chandler Wood<p>One of the primary complaints that players have had …

I Give Up, I'm Playing 'Destiny 2' On PS4, Not Xbox One Or PC

Almost three years ago (has it been that long already?) I made a calculated decision to pick up <i>Destiny</i> for Xbox One instead of PS4. Yes, I knew Sony had some sort of deal with Activision/Bungie for special content, but the one friend I was determined to play with also was getting it on Xbox. Plus, …

Bungie Is Ditching Grimoire Cards In 'Destiny 2'

Bungie is making lots of big promises when it comes to <i>Destiny 2′s</i> story.<p>These are promises I want to believe, if only because nothing will make me like this sequel more than the thing that was most glaringly missing from the original.<p>The developer is making sure to emphasize just how much better …

Destiny 2 brings you to Earth and three new worlds

Go across the universe<p><i>Destiny 2</i> features four new locations for Guardians to visit, explore and fight across, developer Bungie announced today: Earth, Titan, Io and Nessus.<p>Destiny veterans will appreciate one of the biggest changes Bungie is making for <i>Destiny 2</i>: It will be possible to travel from …

Destiny 2’s Crucible multiplayer drops to four-on-four

Smaller maps to follow?<p>Action in <i>Destiny 2</i>’s Crucible, the game’s player-versus-player component, will be scaled back compared to the original <i>Destiny</i>: It will cap the player count at eight, developer Bungie announced today.<p>“We’re moving all activities in PvP to 4v4,” said Luke Smith, game director …

Destiny 2 is coming to Blizzard’s Battle.net

The PC version will be exclusive to Blizzard’s platform<p><i>Destiny</i> <i>2</i>’s PC version will come to Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net, the platform that serves as the “central nervous system for Blizzard games,” Bungie, Activision and Blizzard revealed today.<p>Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision, and Mike …

‘No Man’s Sky’ Path Finder Update Explained: Permadeath Mode, Exocraft Races And More Added To Game [VIDEO]

When Hello Games launched the Foundation Update for No Man’s Sky on Thanksgiving weekend last year, many players were impressed with how the …

‘No Man’s Sky’ PC Update May Tease Resurrection Of Pre-Release Feature

<i>No Man’s Sky</i> was last updated in March, and it looks like the developers at Hello Games are already hard at work expanding their infinite universe …

'Destiny 2' Season Pass Drops A Big Hint About The First Two Expansions

Details about <i>Destiny 2</i> remain scant. Bungie’s follow-up to the occasionally troubled but eminently addictive online shooter will follow in the footsteps of its predecessor, rebooting player characters and tasking them with navigating a world where the refuge of the first game has been destroyed. …

GameStop Leaks Destiny 2 Expansions Schedule and a Whole Lot More

Destiny 2 Expansions Schedule Leaks<p>With the recent official announcement of Destiny 2, and the release of the slick game trailer, fans are already …

'Destiny 2' Trailer Shows What Happened to 'Destiny' Gear

Everything is gone. Your stuff, but more importantly, Cayde's stuff.<p>It’s rare when direct video game sequels retcon a reason <i>why</i> your character loses …

'Destiny' Age of Triumph Vault of Glass Armor: All the new raid armor in the expansion

<i>Destiny</i>'s "Age of Triumph" swan-song event is in full swing, with all the game's old raids revamped with new gear and plenty of old exotics to …

Destiny 2 launching Sept. 8, watch the reveal trailer

Confirmed for PC!<p><i>Destiny 2</i>, the full sequel to <i>Destiny</i>, will be released Sept. 8 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One — and on Windows PC, developer Bungie and publisher Activision announced today.<p>“Our home was attacked,” Commander Zavala begins, speaking to the remnants of his forces. “Despite the …

Destiny was born dull, and Destiny 2 wants to fix it

But is the trailer’s tone a bait and switch?<p><i>Destiny</i> lacked a soul at launch.<p>There you were, fighting for the survival of ... stuff. But who were you? Who were all these enemies? It was mysterious to the point of being off-putting, and precious to an unnecessary degree. With so much lore to …

Here’s the new raid gear you can get in Destiny Age of Triumph

Shiny new Vex and Hive armor awaits<p><i>Destiny</i> players will have ample reason to return to the game’s revamped raids in Age of Triumph, the next (and supposedly final) content drop for Bungie’s shooter. During a Twitch livestream today, Bungie walked <i>Destiny</i> players through the gear and ornamentation …

No Man’s Sky’s next update is imminent, adds a planetary vehicle

Prepare for the Path Finder Update this week<p>The next content update for <i>No Man's Sky</i>, the Path Finder Update, will be released this week, developer Hello Games announced today.<p>“It introduces a new vehicle that will aid home planet exploration, building on the Foundation Update to hint at a path …