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Meet Dying Light's Destiny-styled loot cave

Techland's zombie-heavy release <i>Dying Light</i> contains a reference to the infamous loot cave in <i>Destiny</i>, it was discovered by some keen gaming explorers.<p>According to one Reddit poster, the loot cave can be found in the top right of <i>Dying Light'</i>s map. Heading inside the cave, you'll find a pile of …

11 Simple Changes Bungie Could Make To Improve Destiny

We're not game developers, but we put together a list of 11 simple changes that would improve the Destiny experience. Sure there are bugs with Crota …

Destiny - Xur's Gear And Upgrades For The Weekend Of January 30

• Solar<br>• Attack: 302/331<br>• Tripod (This launcher's tube can hold three rockets)<br>• Pyromancer (Rounds fired from this weapon leave a solar flare on</b> …

Destiny's New Exotic Necrochasm Isn't Worth The Effort

<i>Destiny</i> players are putting a lot of time and effort into acquiring the new Exotic auto rifle Necrochasm. That's unfortunate because the weapon's not …

Destiny player digs up hidden House of Wolves DLC details, Bungie urges caution

A <i>Destiny</i> player on Reddit looks to have dug up some early details on the game's next expansion, <i>House of Wolves</i>, including all manner of gear, weapons, a new light level cap raise and possibly even a release date. But Bungie warns that <i>Destiny</i> players shouldn't get too carried away with those leaked</i> …

Bungie gives House of Wolves a launch window, says more Destiny coming this fall

Bungie says the next expansion for <i>Destiny</i>, the <i>House of Wolves</i> add-on, is coming sometime during the second quarter of this year — between April 1 and June 30. Bungie and publisher Activision also hinted that a "major content release" will follow <i>House of Wolves</i> sometime in 2015.<p>"We're keeping all …

16 Million ‘Destiny’ Players Average 3 Hours Per Day

A quick look at gaming news over the last few months will tell gamers that <b>Destiny</b> is a hot topic, it has been for quite some time. While many moved …

Gaming

Destiny Xur: Agent Of The Nine Disappoints Again? Item/Locations For Feb 6-8, Selling Sunbreakers & More: Updated

Earlier this week, Bungie's Deej clarified that Destiny Xur: Agent of the Nine Items/Inventory are random and not Bungie-made. However, the …

How 'Destiny' Could Reach Its Potential Through Microtransactions

During Activision’s earnings call yesterday, the company revealed that there are 16 million registered accounts across all platforms on Bungie’s Destiny, and those who are still around have an average play time of <i>three hours</i> <i>a day</i>.<p>We don’t know how many active players there are, but those numbers …

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Destiny Players Beat Crota's End Without Guns

Yet another seemingly impossible feat has been orchestrated and recorded in <i>Destiny</i>, this time featuring a group of players who have managed to …

Destiny is a hit, who cares if it's profitable? (Correction)

<i>Destiny</i> is a reported $500 million investment for Activision Blizzard, and the game has had a middling critical reception at launch.<p><i>Correction: According to the earnings call from last November, the game was profitable on day one. Here's the relevant quote:</i><p><i>And despite the large investment, which</i> …

Five Months In, Hardcore Destiny Players Are Hitting A Wall

Destiny: Xur Sells the Icebreaker Again - IGN Plays - IGN Video

This week Destin and Alfredo show you what Xur has, how much everything costs, and advise you on what to buy.

Destiny - Xur's Gear And Upgrades For The Weekend Of February 13

• Solar<br>• Attack: 302/331<br>• No Backpack (Icebreaker regenerates ammo, but you can't hold extra for it)<br>• Mulligan (Missing a shot has a chance to return ammo …

Still Playing Destiny

I’m still playing Destiny. It’s February. We’re well past the holiday period where I have an unusual amount of free time to binge on video games. …

Watch this solo Destiny player take on Crota's End in Hard Mode

We've seen a few great feats of solo-<i>Destiny</i> playing over the past few months, particularly in Crota's End. Like the fighter who beat it alone, using the game's weakest weapon. But here's player sc Slayerage taking on Crota alone, in the recently released Hard Mode.<p>The task was taken on with a …

‘Destiny’ Players Drive Sparrow All the Way Through Vault of Glass

Less than a week after we revealed our choices for the best <i>Destiny</i> feats we have ever seen, one group of Guardians has made strong case for their own …

Destiny's House of Wolves DLC to improve loot system, other mechanics

The massive multiplayer shooter Destiny's next DLC expansion is called 'House of Wolves', and while details for the pack is still limited at this …

'Destiny' Brings In 'Guild Wars 2' Writer As New 'Loremaster'

It may be a slow process, but Bungie has shown an ability to adapt to fan concerns about Destiny with updates to the game. These days, Legendary Engrams don’t turn into Rare items anymore, and as of this week, they’ve added a way to check faction reputation in the inventory screen. There are still …

Guild Wars

Destiny's weekly heroic strikes will feature matchmaking after the next patch

<i>Destiny</i>'s next update, patch 1.1.1, will bring matchmaking into the weekly heroic strike, developer Bungie announced today.<p>Until this point, neither of the weekly strikes — the weekly heroic and the nightfall — have supported matchmaking. People have needed to have other high-level <i>Destiny</i> players …

Bungie Still Doesn't Get That Destiny Players Want Options

Destiny getting matchmaking for Weekly Heroics

Destiny 1.1.1 will introduce a much requested feature: matchmaking for the Weekly Heroic Strike.<p>Bungie is “taking final steps” to bring Destiny patch …

Destiny's Xur Won’t Sell It, But You Can Build Your Own Lego Gjallarhorn

gamer culture<p>by Mike Futter on February 19, 2015 at 11:16 AM<p>32,976 Views<p><i>8</i><p>With its oddly placed “J,” many Destiny gamers have a hard time pronouncing …

'Destiny' Inches Closer To Raid Matchmaking With New Update

If you’re still playing Destiny at this point, there are three major events you aspire to complete each week. The Heroic Strike, which showers you with Strange Coins used to buy Exotic items from Xur on weekends. The Nightfall Strike, an uber-version of the Heroic that will give you actual Exotic …

Destiny - Destiny: Should / Will Xur Ever Sell the Gjallarhorn Again? - Fireteam Chat - IGN Video

Do we think that Xur should ever sell the best weapon in the game again? The answer might surprise you.

Destiny Update - 02/25/2015

1.1.1 : The one about Weapon Rebalance

Gaming

Destiny player unearths more House of Wolves clues, including a new asteroid hangout

<i>Destiny</i>'s upcoming <i>House of Wolves</i> expansion could add a new place for players to gather, based on what appears to be several leaked screenshots posted on Reddit.<p>As you can see in the image above, <i>House of Wolves</i> may allow players to take a trip to the asteroid belt and visit the "Reef Social Space." …

Destiny Players: Here's what's worth buying at Xur this week

If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you may be aware of Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 4 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 4 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned Strange Coins are best spent.<p>Watch the above video for a …

Bungie Lied About Destiny: Xur Agent of the Nine?, Fan Predicted Inventory Before Xur's Week 25 Visit

Few weeks after the appearance Destiny: Xur Agent of the Nine, gamers were unhappy with the repeated disappointment towards the items in his …

How to solo Destiny's Weekly Heroics again

Bungie thinks that they’re doing what their players want, but that couldn’t be further from the truth after Destiny’s last patch. The update removed …