Bungie has detailed a few small but significant changes coming to Destiny in next week’s 2.1.1 update. Notably, players in small-team Crucible matches like Skirmish and Trials will spawn without special ammo, and Bungie’s adding new “Freelance” Crucible playlists that’ll be restricted to solo players only. They also…
For the past few months, hardcore Destiny players have felt a lingering sense of dissatisfaction with the game they love. Partly triggered by a drought of new content and partly by poor communication from developer Bungie, this feeling followed the game through the holidays and into the new year. Call it the Destiny…
Destiny’s next new event will be Valentine’s Day-themed. It’s called “Crimson Days” and it’ll be live for a week starting February 9, Bungie announced today. They’re also adding a new PVP mode: Crimson Doubles. No details yet.
These days, there aren’t a ton of reasons to bother with the Nightfall in Destiny, a video game about the power of true friendship.
Watch in awe as these gamers find ways to launch themselves into places no Halo player was ever meant to go.
Today, Bungie added some expensive, unexpected microtransactions to Destiny that will let players level their characters (slightly) faster in exchange for (a lot of) real-world money. In light of that news, I’m curious how much y’all have spent on the game so far.
The developers at Bungie just added more microtransactions to Destiny, a video game in which players travel the solar system hunting for new content. Get ready for level boosters.
A new exploit discovered in Destiny this week allows players to get certain microtransaction rewards without actually spending real money. Expect this one to be fixed pretty quickly.
Today marks the start of Destiny’s Sparrow Racing League, a league in which you can race sparrows. Wanna watch me try it? YEAH YOU DO.
In October, we reported that Destiny would be ditching the DLC plan for year two, replacing big downloadable content packs with cosmetic microtransactions and free missions. Two months later, Bungie’s finally confirmed it.
Sparrow racing is coming to Destiny, a video game that still exists!
Even with a full six-person fireteam, it can be tricky to beat Destiny’s most recent raid boss, Oryx. Taking him down is a complicated fight that requires perfect timing and coordination from six experienced raiders. Unless you just say ‘screw it’ and do it yourself.
Last night I played Destiny for the first time in a while. It started out amazing, then got noticeably less amazing.
Halo used to mean quality. Its campaigns were all heroic military sci-fi, full of brilliantly-designed levels and enemies. The multiplayer was some of gaming’s best, supplying pulse-pounding firefights and thrilling victories. There was a time when a new Halo game was a guarantee of greatness. Since developer Bungie…
Destiny is getting some economy updates over the next two months, Bungie says. You’ll be able to buy Weapon Parts for Glimmer soon; later, you’ll be able to trade in all that surplus Etheric Light and Wormspore for something TBD. More info at the weekly update.
There’s failure, and then there’s failure that will haunt you for the rest of your life.
Just when people were starting to get burned out on Destiny, a video game about the endless hunt for a decent ghost shell, along comes a set of Halloween festivities that made me giggle way too hard.
In the summer of 2013, months before they were supposed to ship their next video game, the game developers at Bungie went into panic mode.
The word “microtransaction” evokes a vivid picture: A board room full of suited executives, salivating over profit margins and pondering how they can become the next Clash of Clans. Pair this nasty term with other provocative buzzwords like “pay-to-win” and “Activision” and you’ve got a guaranteed way to get gamers…