Countless leaks have already spoiled most of the surprises, but Bungie will finally (officially) unveil the Rise of Iron DLC for Destiny at 1PM ET today. Rise of Iron will be the first major DLC release since The Taken King launched last September, and as such, it’s going to be filled with new content for players to explore.
Eight months after Destiny’s debut, the second expansion finally has a release date. On Monday, Bungie published a CG trailer for House of Wolves, the expansion that will send any Guardians still immersed in the worlds of Destiny to The Reef, a location that players have been dying to explore since it first appeared in the campaign.
On Wednesday, Activision and Bungie finally announced an official release date for Destiny’s first major expansion, The Dark Below. The paid DLC will be available on December 9th, bringing new weapons, gear, missions, multiplayer maps and a higher level cap to the immensely popular first-person shooter. More →
Bungie hears you loud and clear: Destiny isn’t perfect. In fact, Destiny is far from perfect, but now that the game been released to the public, all that Bungie can do is fine-tune the final product until it stops making everyone angry. On Thursday, the Destiny development team took to Bungie’s website to discuss all the issues that been irritating and mystifying players over the past two weeks, from the infamous “Loot Cave” to the endless health bars of the bosses. More →
Destiny is one of the most high-concept releases to ever reach home consoles. Combining some of the most beloved elements of massively-multiplayer online games with the pedigree of one of the most heralded FPS developers of the past decade, it was nearly impossible to imagine a reality where Destiny didn’t live up to the hype. But that’s the reality we live in. More →
I’m glad that I invested some time into the alpha and beta tests of Destiny, because I know I would have been disappointed with the game otherwise. Destiny isn’t what I expected. I don’t know if it’s what I was promised, but the ideas are spread so thin that it only seems to scratch the surface of what I’ve come to expect from an MMO, a shooter or even a Bungie title. But I think I’m enjoying it regardless. More →
The biggest game of September has finally arrived. We got our hands on Destiny, so we’re going to stream for a little while to give you a taste of what you have to look forward to when the game launches at midnight. You can find the Twitch stream below, but this is our first stream, so please forgive any egregious technical difficulties. We’ll try to keep them to a minimum. More →
There are several notable game releases this month, such as Disney Infinity 2.0 and Hyrule Warriors, but none have received more buzz than Bungie’s massively multiplayer first-person shooter, Destiny. Activision, the game’s publisher, has spared no expense when it comes to marketing Destiny — a stroll through Times Square might be the most prominent evidence of this. Now Destiny is taking a page from Google Maps for a unique experiment that will allow fans to explore the worlds of Destiny before it launches. More →
If you somehow missed out on all the code giveaways and couldn’t bring yourself to preorder the game, you’re in luck — the Destiny beta is now open to anyone with a active subscription on Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation Plus as of 4pm PDT on Thursday. Bungie is basically conducting a stress test over the weekend by allowing everyone to join in the beta, so don’t be surprised if there are some issues on Friday night after everyone gets off work. The beta was already taken offline for an extended period of time earlier in the week for maintenance though, so hopefully the servers are prepared for a massive influx of Guardians. More →
As of 1pm ET on July 17th, the public beta for Destiny is officially live on the PS3 and PS4. In order to get in, you need to preorder Destiny from a participating retailer, but we managed to get our hands on a few extra codes for those of you with quick fingers. Each code will need to be entered on Bungie.net, where you will be able to decide which platform you want to play on. You should then receive three codes for your chosen console, which you can with as you please. Keep in mind that although the beta is live on PlayStation consoles, Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners will have to wait until July 23rd to join in on the fun. More →
We got a pretty good taste of what’s to come from Bungie’s new massively multiplayer shooter during the Destiny First-Look Alpha, but the public beta will reportedly feature even more for gamers. A Reddit user uploaded an image over the weekend which appears to reveal key details about the beta, including all the content that players can look forward to when it launches later this week. More →
Some lucky gamers got a sneak peek of Destiny, Bungie’s new massively multiplayer shooter during a short First Look Alpha test earlier this month, but the beta test will bring in a much larger crowd. Unlike the alpha, the Destiny beta will be available on every current and last-gen console, including the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. PlayStation owners will get in first on July 17th, but Xbox gamers will be able to join before the end of the month. More →
As revealed during Sony’s E3 press conference last week, Destiny is going to be chock full of exclusive content for PS4 and PS3 owners at launch. PlayStation VP Adam Boyes didn’t have enough time to share every detail during the show though, so social media manager Sid Shuman has taken to the PlayStation Blog to outline all of the PlayStation exclusives. More →