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Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, Nov. 13-15

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, Nov. 20-22

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

Get a look at the new exotics coming to Destiny next month (update)

<i>Destiny</i> developer Bungie is adding a bunch of new exotic gear to the game in December, and the studio dropped images and descriptions of several of the weapons and armor pieces on the game's Instagram page today.<p>Bungie has posted 15 different exotics to Instagram so far, with 13 of them being …

Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, Nov. 27-29

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, Dec. 4-6 (update)

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

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See both of Destiny's Sparrow Racing League maps in action

As revealed during the PlayStation Experience 2015 keynote earlier today, <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i> will receive a new Sparrow Racing League mode for a limited time later this month. The new mode won't go live in the game until Dec. 8, but we were able to go hands-on with both maps at PlayStation …

Here's how Destiny's new Sparrow racing mode works

<i>Destiny</i>'s newest limited-time event, the Sparrow Racing League, kicks off tomorrow, bringing with it new opportunities to spend money on microtransactions for items like emotes, developer Bungie announced today.<p>Two vendors in the Tower will be your go-to officials for the Sparrow Racing League: …

Destiny's New Racing Mode Will Offer Microtransactions

Destiny's microtransaction offerings are expanding.<p>Bungie on Monday announced that the shooter's in-game store, Eververse Trading Company, will offer a variety of Sparrow Racing League items for sale tomorrow, December 8, when the racing mode launches for The Taken King players.<p>As detailed on …

Destiny's future isn't in paid expansions but in microtransaction-based events, Bungie says

<i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>'s launch in mid-September kicked off the game's second year of existence, and it seems more and more like Year Two of <i>Destiny</i> will look very different from Year One, in terms of how developer Bungie delivers new content.<p>Derek Carroll, a senior designer at Bungie, said in an …

Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, Oct. 23-25

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

Destiny's latest update fixes Nightfall rewards, annoying Shadowshot glitch (kind of)

Bungie rolled out a hotfix today for <i>Destiny</i> that's designed to address two prominent issues with the game: the Hunter's buggy Shadowshot super that's been the bane of Crucible players and the unsatisfying reward drops in weekly Nightfall strikes. Bungie's fix for the former is more of a Band-Aid, …

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Destiny exotic weapon No Time to Explain now available with new quest line

Much like the Sleeper Simulant before it, a new exotic weapon called No Time to Explain has appeared in <i>Destiny</i> today for followers of an esoteric, hidden questline. Players have been slowly uncovering the pulse rifle since <i>The Taken King</i>'s launch by finding hidden Ghost Shells throughout the Daily …

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Nike KD 8 EXT "Black Gold Woven"

A finely woven upper is dressed in a slick black and gold colorway.<p>Kevin Durant‘s latest signature shoe with Nike is about to drop in a sleek new colorway over a premium woven upper. Featuring a Black/Metallic Gold-Laser Crimson theme, the new KD 8 EXT is constructed with a fully woven upper in …

NikeFootballX Unveils Four New Seasonal Colorways

A different color for every playing style.<p>NikeFootballX introduces four new colorways for the MercurialX Proximo, HypervenomX, and the MagistaX in its Proximo turf and Finale indoor court iterations, all designed for small-sided soccer. Taking into consideration the surfaces and dynamic underfoot …

Camo and Polka Dots Combine on This Unique Nike Roshe Run

October 10, 2015 by staff<p>3.73 / 5 <i>20 VOTES</i><p>Even as colder weather approaches, Nike doesn’t look to slow down with one of their best-selling models, the …

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Destiny players knock it out of the park with new baseball emotes

<i>Destiny</i> developer Bungie added 18 emotes to the game this week, and two of them stand out as a perfect pair: Swing and Safe. The two baseball emotes are the only themed ones in the entire group, which would make this the second set of sports-themed items in <i>Destiny</i>, following all the <i>Taken King</i> …

Destiny's shotguns are getting nerfed in a drastic way

<i>Destiny</i>'s upcoming 2.0.1 update will further reduce the effectiveness in the Crucible of some of the game's most desirable shotguns, developer Bungie announced today.<p>When Bungie updated <i>Destiny</i> to version 2.0 a month ago, prior to launching <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>, the studio made a massive amount of …

Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, Oct. 9-11

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

Destiny: The Taken King patch removes exotic engram trick

Bungie updated <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i> yesterday with a new patch that eliminates a recently discovered exploit that allowed players to quickly and easily amass a large number of powerful weapons and armor pieces.<p>Patch notes for "hot fix" version 2.0.0.4 highlight a handful of updates to the game, …

Destiny Connection Errors Resolved

<b>[UPDATE]</b> These problems have now been resolved.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Destiny is struggling right now for some, as numerous players are reporting they have been booted from the game and can't log back in. Players may be happy to learn that Bungie is on the case, assuring fans on Twitter that …

Destiny's new quest unlocks its most mysterious weapon, the Sleeper Simulant

<i>Destiny</i> players can now unlock the Sleeper Simulant, a rare weapon whose "laser tears through enemies and ricochets once on hard surfaces," but whose location confounded users until today.<p>Players who completed "The First Firewall" quest yesterday will receive a new quest from the Gunsmith to …

Here's how Xur is changing in Destiny: The Taken King

With the release of <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i> Bungie is mixing things up a bit. Not even the game's most popular merchant, the mysterious Xur, is immune to the changes in Year Two. Today, on the official Bungie blog, the team behind <i>Destiny</i> explained how his role is changing.<p>Every Friday brings a …

Minecraft Adding "Dramatic" New Feature

Sandbox superhit Minecraft will add a new mode of traversal soon--flying. Soaring above in-game worlds will be made possible through a magic cape, developer Jens Bergensten announced on Twitter. He called the cape a "new dramatic feature" that will change the way you play Minecraft.<p>The cape will …

Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, Oct. 2-4

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

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Watch these Destiny players beat the new raid without dying once

<i>Destiny</i>'s latest, greatest challenge is King's Fall, the raid included in <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>. It requires a full fireteam of six Guardians working together like a finely tuned machine, knowing their roles and executing their tasks like clockwork. Even then, most groups will be lucky to finish …

These Destiny players made a Backstreet Boys music video and it's amazing

Getting six players together to run a raid in <i>Destiny</i> can be a huge headache, but wrangling a half-dozen Guardians with the kind of killer choreography skills needed to pull off the above music video is ... well, almost unthinkable. YouTube group Husky Raid shows how it's done, all to the tune of …

Destiny gets a new timed quest leading to the Sleeper Simulant exotic weapon (update)

One of <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>'s most talked about mysteries is the Sleeper Simulant, a new exotic heavy weapon that, so far, nobody's been able to find. Reddit has been aflame with discussions on where it could possibly be located, with some industrious players diving into the code of the game …

Night Cable and Key Cable

The new Night Cable and Key Cable are designed to erase a few of your iPhone charging woes. The Night Cable features a weighted monkey’s fist that …

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Mammoth bones found by farmer in Michigan

This week the bones of a wholly mammoth have been found in a field by a farmer in Michigan. The bones are said to have been found when farmer James …

Spigen Tough Armor Volt iPhone 6s Case with Built-in Wireless Charging Receiver

Using a built-in wireless charging receiver, Spigen’s Tough Armor Volt iPhone 6s case not only protects your new handset, but also makes it …