Silicon Knights Must Destroy Unsold Games

In 2007, Silicon Knights sued Epic over issues with the Unreal Engine (that it was unfinished and, thus, sabotaged Silicon Knights' work). Epic won the legal tussle earlier this year and was awarded US$4.45 million. The headaches for Silicon Knights don't end there. » 11/09/12 6:40am 11/09/12 6:40am

What Went Wrong With Silicon Knights' X-Men: Destiny?

Bad video games are released all the time. A raft of factors conspire to influence the quality of the outcome. Maybe tight deadlines are to blame. Or maybe the problems include inexperienced developers, incompetent project management, impossible publisher requests, funding concerns. It's a seemingly unavoidable fact… » 10/26/12 12:00pm 10/26/12 12:00pm

Silicon Knights Cuts Half of Staff, Refocuses On "One Of Its Most…

Massive layoffs hit Too Human and X-Men: Destiny developer Silicon Knights last week, cutting the Canadian developer nearly in half after an unnamed publisher pulled out on a project the team was working on, the company told Kotaku. » 11/01/11 3:20pm 11/01/11 3:20pm

Should You Buy X-Men: Destiny? No.

X-Men: Destiny has been out on store shelves for a couple of weeks now, so for many of you this comes too late, but in case the New York Comic-Con gets you craving a little mutant-on-mutant violence, Multiple Fahey and his sidekick, Owen, are here to save the day with an untimely Gut Check. » 10/14/11 8:00pm 10/14/11 8:00pm

A Riotous Beginning for the New Mutants of X-Men: Destiny

How does one go from being a displaced teenager with a dickhead father one moment to being an unofficial member of the world's greatest mutant fighting force the next? Let's ask X-Men: Destiny. » 9/28/11 5:00pm 9/28/11 5:00pm

How Silicon Knights Guided X-Men's Destiny

In this behind the scenes video for X-Men Destiny, Denis Dyack and the team at Silicon Knights explain how they went about crafting a new chapter in the tale of Marvel's mighty mutants. » 8/31/11 1:20pm 8/31/11 1:20pm

There are Few Famous Heroes in this New X-Men: Destiny Trailer

We've already given you an early look at X-men: Destiny, the game that lets you choose your powers. Today at Gamescom, new screenshots and a trailer were released showcasing the powers you'll get to choose from in Marvel's upcoming game. » 8/17/11 3:20pm 8/17/11 3:20pm

X-Men: Destiny Takes a Voice of Protest to the City by the Bay

San Francisco is a city long associated with rights movements, idealism, and rallies for peace, making it a useful backdrop for X-Men: Destiny. But Silicon Knights isn't planning on a Summer of Love when the game arrives this fall. » 7/21/11 8:30pm 7/21/11 8:30pm

X-Men Destiny Shows Off the Uglier Side of Marvel's Mutant Menace

The San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, making it the perfect time to parade out some ugly X-Men cosplayers, courtesy of Activision's X-Men Destiny. » 7/21/11 2:20pm 7/21/11 2:20pm

Val Kilmer and His Amazing Friends Take On Spidey and the X-Men

With the San Diego Comic-Con right around the corner, Activision pulls back the curtain on the top-tier talent lending their voices to Spider-Man: Edge of Time and X-Men Destiny. It's good to see Val Kilmer is still alive, isn't it? » 7/19/11 11:40am 7/19/11 11:40am

GameStop Wreaks Havok on the X-Men, Gives Spider-Man an Identity Crisis

With two Marvel superhero video games coming from Activision this fall, GameStop ransacks comic book continuity for fresh outfits to provide preorder customers of X-Men: Destiny and Spider-Man: Edge of Time. » 7/12/11 8:30pm 7/12/11 8:30pm

X-Men Destiny Makes You Pretend to be The X-Men Without Actually…

X-Men: Destiny, Activision's newest attempt to channel the franchise into beat-em up form, really wants indulge your fantasy of becoming a part of the expansive lore of the comic series. Rather than choosing their favorite heroes and villains from the series, players choose one of three new mutants whose powers you… » 6/08/11 6:20pm 6/08/11 6:20pm

Meet Grant, X-Men: Destiny's Football Hero

Joining Aimi Yoshida as one of three new mutant characters in Silicon Knights' X-Men: Destiny, Grant is a jock hailing from Georgia whose only ambition is to become a football hero. He gets it half-right. » 5/20/11 2:20pm 5/20/11 2:20pm

A New, Improved Look At X-Men Destiny And Its Teenage Mutant Ninja Girl

The last time we got a look at X-Men Destiny, the merry mutant adventure from the House of Ideas and Silicon Knights, we cooled to its look and feel. But our latest peek at the game and new X-character Aimi Yoshida has us warming up to Activision's latest. » 3/22/11 3:40pm 3/22/11 3:40pm

First Look At The New Mutants Of X-Men Destiny

The people who made games Too Human and Eternal Darkness are now making an X-Men adventure for Activision, a game that lets players mold their own mutant. This is what that game, X-Men Destiny, is looking like right now. » 1/17/11 4:40pm 1/17/11 4:40pm

New X-Men Game Sounds Mass Effect-y

This new trailer for fall 2011's X-Men Destiny keeps hammering away at one point: as a virtual X-Man, we will be able to choose our destiny in Destiny. That sure makes it sound like this game's a role-playing game. » 12/13/10 3:20pm 12/13/10 3:20pm

Too Human Creators Heading X-Men Destiny Development

Silicon Knights, the Canadian studio famous for its work on Too Human, Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain and Eternal Darkness, is the studio behind Activision's recently announced game for Marvel, X-Men Destiny. » 10/07/10 3:40pm 10/07/10 3:40pm