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Destiny 2’s console launch has proven a success

Earlier this week, Destiny 2 managed to surpass 1.2 million concurrent players on console alone, reaching 1.3 million as of developer Bungie’s blog update last night. Publisher Activision has continued to share the good news about Destiny 2’s success by revealing the console launch press release. “With franchise pre-order records …

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Destiny now sells overpriced level boosters

Destiny fans have grown wary of Bungie in recent months, thanks to the introduction of micro-transactions and the change of business model following the launch of The Taken King expansion. While these extra purchases started out as packs of ‘Silver’ to buy social or cosmetic items, it has now evolved …

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Halo 5: Guardians is a massive game

Microsoft’s biggest exclusive of the year is about to roll around in a few weeks time and it looks like retail copies are leaking out already. Halo 5: Guardians is due out on the 27th of October but just days after the game going gold (meaning ready to ship), images …

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Halo and Destiny composer wins lawsuit against Bungie

Last year it was revealed that Marty O’Donnell, the soundtrack composer for the Halo series and later on, Destiny at Bungie, had filed a lawsuit against the studio. Now, after some time going through the legal process, Marty has won his case, receiving a fairly substantial payout. In addition to …

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Bungie hires on Destiny subreddit mod as community manger

While games development itself is a tricky business, managing the mammoth communities that can form around them can be even harder. That’s especially so if you’re running an MMO, with ever evolving content, meta games and player numbers, so keeping your ear in to the ground is important. That’s why …

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Destiny House of Wolves expansion gets trailer

Destiny’s long-awaited second expansion, House of Wolves, finally has a release date along with an official prologue cinematic trailer. Bungie has also confirmed the list of content set to appear in the game’s second expansion, which follows on from The Dark Below, that launched all of the way back in …

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Destiny gameplay designer moves to Bethesda

Destiny has been out for a while now. It has sold enough copies and has enough regular players to be considered a success and a new expansion is expected to release very soon. However, Bungie’s senior gameplay designer for the game has just left for Bethesda. Josh Hamrick, senior gameplay …

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Destiny ‘House of Wolves’ expansion details leak

A hefty amount of information on Bungie’s upcoming Destiny expansion, House of Wolves, leaked online this week, including the possible release date, along with new weapons and armor. A Reddit user managed to gain access to the hidden future content via an unknown method. Apparently we can expect the House …

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Destiny PvP suffering from infinite super exploit

Destiny’s online player versus player mode, dubbed ‘The Crucible’, is currently suffering from a new exploit that allows players to use an infinite number of super attacks. The exploit does have a few requirements to pull off though. In order to use infinite supers, you will need a party of …

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Destiny’s potential DLC roadmap has leaked

A newly leaked image from what looks to be a Bungie meeting is doing the rounds on the Internet today, showing off what could be Destiny’s DLC roadmap for 2015. According to the leak, we can expect to see one major on-disc expansion titled ‘Comet: Plague of Darkness’. Comet will …

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A Bungie executive was ‘swatted’ last night

An unnamed but confirmed ‘high-up’ Bungie executive woke up to a sheriff’s police helicopter swarming his home last night after a faked 911 call lead the police to believe that the studio employee had planted explosives in a yard and taken a family hostage, demanding $20,000 for their release. According …

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