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'Destiny' Player Numbers Keep Growing, But There's Something Weird

Activision’s shared world shooter <i>Destiny</i> continues to grow, recovering from a shaky first year into widepsread critical acclaim with its most recent expansion, <i>The Taken King</i>. Activision’s official earnings report lists 25 million “registered users,” up from 20 million in May. Daily player …

Destiny's November update coming next week, Iron Banner switching to Clash (update)

<i>Destiny</i>'s next major update is set to be released next week, and we'll be seeing something else new next week: For the first time, the Iron Banner Crucible event will be played with the Clash gametype, developer Bungie announced today.<p>As previously announced, update 2.0.2 will ameliorate the weapon …

Gaming

My year as a filthy casual Destiny player

Last to the finish line<p>I remember what it was like to get my character all set up for <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>. It wasn't a good time, but I came up with a pretty good "cheat" to reach the game's level cap in the first few minutes of play. I had a few nights to enjoy the new content and settings, and …

Game of Thrones

Want the best loot and challenge in Destiny? Start raiding

Why the one-percenters play the way they do<p>Since Polygon's Ben Kuchera wrote about his experience playing <i>Destiny</i> as a casual player, it seemed worth discussing what the experience playing <i>Destiny</i> as a hardcore player is like, what you get from the game for playing this way and whether it’s worth …

No, Bungie And Activision Aren’t Going To Charge Real Money For Destiny Ammo

by eLGato Monday, January 25, 2016 at 08:47 AM<p>"You can always use meele! You don't have to pay if you don't want to."<p>by Mithrawn Monday, January 25, …

Destiny is getting a sequel next year

And a big new expansion is coming later in 2016<p>The sequel to <i>Destiny</i> is on its way. Today publisher Activision Blizzard announced that it plans to release a "full game sequel" to the sci-fi online shooter at some point in 2017. That release will follow a "large new expansion" for the original game …

Significant Light Increases, New Gear, And New PvE Challenges Coming To Destiny

by Baineblade Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 05:48 PM<p>If they expect more money for a horribly broken game I'm gonna laugh. Also...HOW THE HELL DO YOU …

Destiny 2 in 2017, 'Large New Expansion' Coming to Destiny 2016

The future of Destiny revealed.<p>Ahead of its quarterly earnings call today, Activision has revealed more on the future of Destiny, which will see a …

Destiny Player Hits Level 40 Without Leaving The First Mission

98 hours, spent entirely in <i>Destiny’s</i> first level. Holy shit.<p>The dedicated (and ridiculous) player is none other than SerfaBoy, and you can watch him …

Destiny's new writer proves Bungie is finally taking its story seriously

Christopher Schlerf sure loves space. The games writer has just joined Bungie, presumably to get a head-start on the just-announced Destiny 2, or …

Destiny Dev Admits Drop Rate for New Item Too Low

Some of the special rewards for Destiny's new Crimson Doubles multiplayer mode are Ghost Shells that can go as high as 320 Light level. Now that the mode has been available for a few days, players have reported that the drop rate for this item has been too low. In a statement on its website, …

Destiny's Latest Iron Banner Weapon and Armor Rewards Detailed

Bungie has revealed this week's Destiny update, which includes new rewards for the Iron Banner PVP event, the launch of a new Twitch show, and an update on when the rewards from the Valentine's Day event will be sent out.<p>Iron Banner will return on February 23 and feature Clash as the game mode. The …

Gaming

Destiny getting line of Mega Bloks toys this year

Ride around on your own little Sparrow<p>Mega Bloks is working on a line of <i>Destiny</i> construction sets, the company announced last week during New York Toy Fair.<p>The toys will feature "our most detailed micro action figure yet," said Mega Bloks, as well as vehicles such as the jumpship seen above. You …

Call of Duty

Bungie to Begin Weekly Destiny Livestreams Starting March 2016

Bungie’s latest theme in their weekly updates seems to be reconnecting with the players. This is a reasonable concern, seeing that a lack of …

Destiny Players 3-Man the Oryx Challenge in King’s Fall

If nothing else it’s fair to say that the <b>Destiny</b> community is a patient bunch, willing to “suffer” through content droughts, inconsistent messaging …

The Great Gatsby

'Destiny' Loyalists Detail The Game's Forgotten, Lingering Issues

<i>Destiny</i> is officially in hibernation. Though there’s a vague roadmap of future content that includes a spring PvE update, a 2016 DLC pack and a 2017 sequel, the mere existence of those items is effectively all that’s known about any of them.<p>But that doesn’t mean everyone has fled the game. <i>Destiny</i> …

Mad Max

Destiny 2: Bungie Should Use Expansions To Add Content, Not To Replace Them

We’ve known for a while that Bungie wants the <i>Destiny</i> franchise to be something that players will have an interest in for a decade. One way the …

Destiny 2: Is Queen of the Reef Going To Play A Big Part In The Sequel?

While we know that <i>Destiny 2</i> is apparently going to launch in 2017, we don’t know a ton about what the game will have as part of its content. It …

Destiny Weekly Reset: Shield Brothers Solar Burn, Warpriest Challenge Mode

The weekly reset has come and gone in Bungie’s <i>Destiny</i>, which means pretty much the same stuff you’ve been doing till now.The Nightfall this week is …

This Is Destiny's New PlayStation-Exclusive Exotic Weapon

If you play Destiny on PS4 or PS3, you can expect a new Exotic gun to pop up soon. The Zen Meteor sniper rifle is a PlayStation-exclusive weapon and arrives to the platforms on April 12.<p>The announcement was made by the PlayStation Twitter account. Zen Meteor's description reads as follows: …

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Destiny April Update: New PlayStation-Exclusive Gear Detailed

Destiny: The Taken King’s big April Update is right around the corner, and that means new things to do, new gear to earn, and a new, higher Light …

Bungie says “There will be another Gjallarhorn in Destiny...”

Still dreaming of a Year Two version of Gjallarhorn making it to Destiny? Well, the bad news is that we're not getting it for the April update, which …

Comic-Con

Well Here's A Fun New Destiny Conspiracy Theory

Just how did someone find a secret in the newest <i>Destiny</i> update 17 minutes after it went live? And did that same magical sleuth tease some actual news …

Should You Come Back For Destiny’s April Update?

Destiny players have had a long wait for new content. September’s The Taken King expansion was broadly praised, both for its new content and the way …

Lawn Mowing

Destiny players reckon they've discovered the release date for the game's next big expansion

Curious Destiny fans have spotted a clue that points to a possible 20th September release date for the game's next big expansion.The recent, …

Destiny’s Iron Banner Clash Returns on April 26th

The Iron Banner will be returning to Bungie’s <i>Destiny</i> on April 26th and brings with it some higher Light level rewards. More importantly, the game …

Destiny April Update Impressions – Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

Earlier this week, I picked up Mark Lawrence’s Prince of Thorns and immediately set about wondering about the protagonist. How could someone commit …

Destiny's 'The Taken Spring' Shows How Decreasing The Grind Can Revitalize A Game

It’s hard to argue there’s very much “new” about <i>Destiny</i>’s April update, now dubbed ‘The Taken Spring’ by a rather clever community. The PvE update essentially combines old enemies and old areas in new ways to create “content.” There’s a new strike, which re-runs old areas of the Moon, and a new …

The Walking Dead

Destiny's Iron Banner Returns With New Rewards

Destiny's limited-time Iron Banner multiplayer event returned today, April 26, offering up new rewards. This time, it's Iron Banner Clash, while the rewards include the weapons and gear seen in the galleries below.<p>This is the first Iron Banner event since Destiny's big spring update arrived on …

Destiny Fans Should Farm the Nightfall This Week

<i>Destiny</i> fans are busy playing this week’s Nightfall strike again and again, in an effort to farm one of the new strike-specific loot drops added in …

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