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News: Wait, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Is Cross-Buy on PS4 and PS3?

Wait, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Is Cross-Buy on PS4 and PS3?

Advanced incentives

As amazing as the initiative is, cross-buy has largely been reserved for smaller digital games thus far, outside of some big first-party forays like PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. Despite this, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – arguably one of the biggest releases this holiday – will be...

News: Destiny's 1.0.2 Patch Goes Live, Improves Loot and Dishes out More Rewards for Strikes

Destiny's 1.0.2 Patch Goes Live, Improves Loot and Dishes out More Rewards for Strikes

About time

The day that all of you Guardians have been waiting for has finally arrived, as Destiny's highly anticipated 1.0.2 update is now live, and we know what most of you must be thinking as you read this: it's about bloody time. As promised, the patch makes changes to the Cryptarch, who had a horrible habit of giving you gear that didn't live...

News: Power Is Everything in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on PS4

Power Is Everything in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on PS4

Thank goodness for that

Considering it’s arguably the biggest video game franchise on the planet, it’s been a bit of a shame to see Call of Duty slip behind its peers – both in terms of stale gameplay, and practically rancid visuals. This new trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, however, aims to prove that power changes everything –...

News: This Dude Has Played Way More Destiny Than You Have

This Dude Has Played Way More Destiny Than You Have

First in the world to hit Level 30

We figured that it was impossible for any one person to have played more Destiny than our very own Robert Ramsey, who currently has images of his tough looking Titan tattooed to the insides of his eyelids so that they’re never apart. However, it turns out that it’s true, as American gaming god Mark Edward...

News: Bet You Haven't Found This Totally Obscure Location in Destiny

Bet You Haven't Found This Totally Obscure Location in Destiny

Arbiter go there now

Bungie promised that Destiny would come alive once you reached its level cap, as has seemingly been evidenced by the number of players scouting for legendary engrams at a recently uncovered farming hot spot. However, if you’re not a fan of standing in the same place slaughtering helpless enemies over and over, then you’re...

Feature: Take a Tour of Destiny's Ghost Edition on PS4

Take a Tour of Destiny's Ghost Edition on PS4

A set forged in the stars

With the release of Destiny now long gone, you’ve probably already purchased a vanilla version of the first-person shooter. As such, you may be curious what the top-tier special edition looks like. Manufactured in extremely limited quantities (Amazon, Best Buy, and others reportedly had to cancel some orders), the Ghost...

Talking Point: Would You Play Destiny in Third-Person?

Would You Play Destiny in Third-Person?

Out-of-body experience

There's absolutely no doubt that Destiny is an incredibly smooth and polished first-person shooter: its controls are silky, its aiming is snappy and fast, and its gunplay in general is immensely satisfying. But what if the game adopted a third person viewpoint? What if you could see your Guardian at all times, essentially...

News: UK Sales Charts: Destiny Still Sitting Among the Stars

UK Sales Charts: Destiny Still Sitting Among the Stars

Not so weary Traveller

Some less than stellar reviews haven’t prevented Destiny from maintaining its place atop the UK sales charts, with the intergalactic PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 adventure holding strong – despite numbers dropping by 78 per cent since its record breaking debut. It continued to perform impressively on the PS4 in...

News: Destiny Servers Go Offline as the Group Who Took Down the PSN Strike Again

Destiny Servers Go Offline as the Group Who Took Down the PSN Strike Again

What are you playing this weekend?

Here we go again. The infamous Lizard Squad group are apparently taking credit for attacking Destiny's servers, using DDoS attacks to cut players' connections to the game. If you were planning on blasting through the sci-fi shooter this weekend with some friends, it's certainly not an ideal situation. Developer...

News: Destiny Pushed PS4 Sales Beyond Any Other Week Since Christmas 2013

Destiny Pushed PS4 Sales Beyond Any Other Week Since Christmas 2013

Written in the stars

Sony may have invested heavily in Destiny, but it sounds like the partnership has paid off, as according to third-party chief Adam Boyes, sales of the PlayStation 4 soared over the past seven days. In fact, not only has Bungie’s next big thing become the fastest selling title on the Japanese giant’s record breaking format...

News: Don't Forget to Set Aside a Moment to Download Destiny Patch 1.03

Don't Forget to Set Aside a Moment to Download Destiny Patch 1.03

Shouldn't take long

If you haven’t left your PlayStation 4 in standby mode, then don’t forget to set aside a moment this evening in order to download Destiny’s latest update. Dubbed v1.03, the 296MB patch is mandatory, so you’ll need to ensure that it’s installed before entering the Crucible with your pals. At the time of writing, no...