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A guide to leveling up in Destiny, just in time for The Dark Below

<i>Destiny</i>'s first major expansion, <i>The Dark Below</i>, hits tomorrow, bringing with it a lot of new content for high-level characters. But what if you've been nursing your <i>Destiny</i> fix and haven't quite capped out a character in the game?<p>Don't worry, we've all been there ... specifically, I'm there right …

Bungie explains how Destiny's expansion won't make your current weapons obsolete

News of Destiny's next major update — <i>The Dark Below</i> — sparked a bit of excitement and a lot of confusion, some of it angry confusion. So Bungie took to its website to try and clear things up about the three-month anniversary release of <i>The Dark Below</i>.<p>Most importantly, Bungie promises the expansion …

'Destiny' Sequel Already In The Works

Destiny, as a game, has already had a stellar launch and opening few months. It’s a strange beast: oddly cobbled together, repetitive and wholly addictive, but these early days only represent a small portion of Activision and Bungie’s ambition. As evidenced by titles like Skylanders and Call of …

'The Dark Below' Will Get A Chance To Fix 'Destiny's' Story

Destiny’s first expansion is out December 9th — after several months of blasting enemies on the moon, mars, Venus and Earth, players are going to get a chance to test their mettle on… a different part of the moon. It might not be the new planet some had hoped for, but we’re getting most of the …

'Destiny' Review: The Fault in Our Stars

It may seem strange to release an “official” review of a game practically two months past its release date, but Destiny is a strange game. It’s one that blurs the line between genres in ways few major titles have to date, and exists as the first step forward in a mammoth ten-year, $500M franchise …

Destiny promises a beefed up 'Iron Banner' before the end of the year

<i>Destiny</i>'s "Iron Banner" event, which drew complaints in part because high-level players weren't badass enough in it, will launch again before the end of the year, and this time, only elite Guardians need apply.<p>When it returns, Iron Banner will require a fireteam leader to be level 20, and while …

The Destiny of Destiny's Future Content

Based on Bungie's past, what might the future of Destiny look like?<p>For Bungie fans that fell in love with the Master Chief’s plight in the Halo …

Vault of Glass boss gets a bug fix in Destiny's next patch

The next round of fixes for <i>Destiny</i> will address both Atheon, the final boss in the Vault of Glass raid, and the Mythoclast, the exotic weapon he drops, Bungie reported in its latest weekly update.<p>Strengthening Atheon doesn't appear to be a result of this video, in which a six-man team drops him in …

A Destiny Leak Has Details About The New Items and Raid Gear Coming in December

I am loot.<p>A recent Destiny leak reveals a new set of raid armour and items expected to be featured in the upcoming DLC, The Dark Below.<p>The new set, …

The Brilliance Of 'Destiny's' 'Xur: Agent of The Nine'

During the course of Destiny’s story mode, each player receives a strange coin. That’s it: no explanation, just an odd little icon explained as nothing more than “strange coin.” One expects to use it further down the line in the campaign, but at the end of the last boss it’s still there, sitting in …

Bungie Needs To Quarantine Destiny's Crucible Multiplayer

Destiny is quickly learning about something that has plagued MMOs for ages now. Competitive multiplayer and single player/co-op play don’t mix very well. Most games these days have a PvP component, where players can take on other players, and a PvE component, where players can team up to fight …

Destiny - Destiny - 7 Hidden Coins in the Tower - IGN Video

Locations of the seven secret coins hidden in Destiny's hub world.

Destiny's next update is coming for your auto rifle, closing another 'loot cave'

That auto rifle you love and rely on in <i>Destiny</i> is about to get less powerful. In a hot fix planned for release on Tuesday, Oct. 14, Bungie says it's lowering the effectiveness of the auto rifle while giving the scout rifle a big boost, part of a larger effort to balance the game's guns.<p>There are …

Here's how to enter Destiny's second secret area before its DLC launches

Earlier this week, YouTubers discovered a way into "The Terminus," an area set aside for Destiny's 2015 DLC expansion <i>The House of Wolves</i>. Now one has found a path into The Hypogeum, scene of <i>The Dark Below</i>, an expansion due to launch in December.<p>This video shows, step-by-step how to reach it (it's …

'Destiny' racks up an average of 3.2 million players per day

Whether or not you believe that <i>Destiny</i> lives up to all the hype, there's no doubt that it has a lot of gamers hooked. Bungie has revealed that the hybrid of shooter and online role-playing game is managing an average of 3.2 million players per day in the month since its launch -- no mean feat given …

Destiny's Iron Banner event draws player complaints, rampant poor sportsmanship

Iron Banner is a competitive multiplayer event in <i>Destiny</i> running from Oct. 7 to Oct. 14. The idea is simple: Your levels and gear matter in a way they normally don't in competitive play. If you spent time grinding for the best gear and the highest levels, you're going to have a marked …

How to enter 'The Terminus,' a secret area Destiny is saving for DLC next year

There's a way into "The Terminus" on Venus in <i>Destiny</i>, and YouTuber Nowise10 shows you how to get there. The Terminus is an area being held out for DLC coming in 2015 called <i>The House of Wolves.</i><p>There's nothing to do in this area yet except roam around and explore it — although there are three dead …

Destiny PvP Event The Iron Banner Hits This Week

Players fight in a Fireteam of six Guardians.<p>Destiny is set to hold player-versus-player event The Iron Banner from October 7-14, where players will …

Destiny's story, explained

YouTube user Marszie has undertaken a daunting task: to recap and explain the story of <i>Destiny</i>. In a video fittingly named "<i>Destiny</i>'s story in 4 minutes (give or take ten minutes)," he goes through the entire plot, within the context of how the story elements relate to the tasks given to the …

Bungie Talks Raid Matchmaking, Private Matches in Destiny

Not now, but maybe one day.<p>Bungie has revealed discussions are ongoing about adding Raid matchmaking and private matches to Destiny.<p>Community manager …

Destiny: Xur's Location and Goodies in the Tower - IGN Plays - IGN Video

Destin and Alfredo are back playing Destiny, but this time they've hoarded some sweet loot and buy some goodies from Xur for 10/3/2014!

Sorry, Destiny Warlocks. Turns out we can sit down

The popular video game Mythbuster series of videos tests the myths and urban legends of popular games. The first episode that focuses on <i>Destiny</i> has some interesting tricks to use in the game, even if their utility is somewhat limited.<p>I think everyone has run over someone with their Sparrow, but did …

Destiny: Easy Relic Iron Farming - IGN Video

In one area of Mars it's incredibly easy to farm Relic Iron. We show you the best spot to do this so you can upgrade your gear.

Destiny bug leaks a sneak peek at a ton of new content on the way (Update)

<b>Update 9/29:</b> Bungie has responded to the leak, and confirmed that the leaked info is indeed what will appear in the game’s next two DLC packs. The …

Destiny bug teases future story content, strikes, raids, and multiplayer modes

Destiny is hiding a lot of secrets, and it revealed some of them this weekend.<p>Bungie’s futuristic shooter offers gamers a huge range of content, but it appears the studio has more to offer from the game that sold through more than $325 million during its first five days of release. Over the …

Loot caves are a lie: Why Destiny's item system isn't as broken as you think

For the last week or so, many players have been operating under the belief that <i>Destiny</i> is a game about shooting into a cave.<p><i>Destiny</i> is a multiplayer online shooter with persistent RPG-style gear. As is the case in MMO games like <i>World of Warcraft</i>, obtaining better gear is the only way to progress a …

Destiny's Lost Story Reveals A Very Different Game Prior To Launch

A couple weeks ago, I posted about a recurring fan theory that had the potential to turn the story of Destiny on its head, changing it from the worst aspect of the game into something rather excellent. The idea was that there was a twist hidden under the surface of the narrative, that the player is …

​How To Go Beyond Level 20 In Destiny

<i>Destiny</i> caps your character's progress at level 20. But if you've been playing, you've doubtless seen people with those yellow numbers by their name, …

Photograph Sound & Heat Waves with this $9 DIY Schlieren Flow Visualization Setup

Schlieren Flow Visualization is a rather fascinating technique by which you can see and capture the differences in air pressure caused by various …