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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...

News: UK Sales Charts: Destiny Rocket Jumps into Podium Position

UK Sales Charts: Destiny Rocket Jumps into Podium Position

Strong showing from Activision's new super series

It would have been a bigger surprise this week if Destiny had failed to land in the top spot, but, as expected, it’s rocketed straight to the summit. The next big game from Bungie sold best on the PlayStation 4, and also smashed new intellectual property records in the process. As a result,...

News: Unsurprisingly, Destiny Sold Best on PS4 in the UK

Unsurprisingly, Destiny Sold Best on PS4 in the UK

And it's the biggest thing since sliced bread

The critical reception may be a boiling pot of piping hot and lukewarm, but that hasn’t stopped Destiny from achieving the biggest new intellectual property launch in the UK, brushing aside Watch Dogs, which was the previous record holder. Unsurprisingly, the PlayStation 4 version sold best on British...

Round Up: Destiny PS4 Reviews Shoot for the Moon

Destiny PS4 Reviews Shoot for the Moon

Your Venus

The industry hasn’t been quite as eager to rush out Destiny reviews as quickly as we expected, which is good to see. That said, with the campaign purportedly taking about 10 hours to complete – leaving ample time to experience the Crucible and a few Strikes – critiques are beginning to appear for Bungie’s next big thing. We’ll...

Reaction: Destiny's PS4 Launch Proves PSN Isn't Tied Together with String

Destiny's PS4 Launch Proves PSN Isn't Tied Together with String

Sony's servers survive

And breathe again. By penning this article we’re all too aware that we’re foreshadowing the kind of outage that would rival 2011’s widely publicised hack attack, but at the time of writing we can say with confidence that the PlayStation Network is fine. For websites such as this – the kind that break traffic records...

News: Paul McCartney's Destiny Theme Song Flies without Wings

Paul McCartney's Destiny Theme Song Flies without Wings

I am the Warlock

Destiny’s theme song has been written and composed by Paul McCartney, because, well, who else would have the star power required to represent Bungie’s next big thing in audio form? The track – which was recorded at the famous Abbey Road studio with a 120-piece ensemble, of course – has that soaring kind of sound that you’d...

First Impressions: What's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Frontline of the Future Like on PS4?

What's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Frontline of the Future Like on PS4?

Time to respawn

The Call of Duty series is perhaps one of the most popular yet widely criticised franchises in the modern era of gaming. Fans of the brand adore the game to its core, playing every iteration for countless hours on a quest to reach the maximum prestige; others feel quite opposed to the series and the impact that it has made on the...

Feature: Man on the Moon - Our Early Intergalactic Impressions of Destiny on PS4

Man on the Moon - Our Early Intergalactic Impressions of Destiny on PS4

Star power

If there’s one area where Destiny’s definitely not lacking, it’s in the budget department. You can literally feel the dollar bills bristling against your exposed skin when you sit through the first-person shooter’s opening cinematic; you can sense the dabbed brows and nervous boardroom exchanges as executives wrangle over the...

News: Sony: We're Treating Destiny Like a First-Party Release

Sony: We're Treating Destiny Like a First-Party Release

Platform holder going hard on Bungie's next big thing

You’ve probably already noticed, but Sony is backing Destiny hard. The manufacturer is often criticised for its poor marketing, but ever since the PlayStation 4’s launch last year, it’s done a brilliant job of putting its latest platform in the face of consumers. And that strategy has...

Poll: What Are Your First Impressions of Destiny on PS4?

What Are Your First Impressions of Destiny on PS4?

This article came from the moon

Here at Push Square Towers, we love to fling words in your direction – after all, that penchant for chit-chat is what keeps us in a job. Unlike some sites, however, we enjoy having a direct conversation with you, the readers – and you’ll always be quick to let us know when you agree, disagree, or when we’ve...

News: Destiny Becomes Legend with 1.02 PS4 Patch Ahead of Formal Release

Destiny Becomes Legend with 1.02 PS4 Patch Ahead of Formal Release

Last minute tweaks

Bungie’s now flipped the switch on Destiny’s online servers, but if you’ve just received your copy of the game, you have some waiting to do before you can join the first-person fray. The title’s inaugural PlayStation 4 patch has hit Sony’s servers overnight, and you’ll be required to download the 296MB update before...

News: When Will Destiny's PS4 Servers Go Online?

When Will Destiny's PS4 Servers Go Online?

Live in a few days

It’s the ultimate first world problem: you’ve extracted your pre-release copy of Activision’s mega shooter Destiny from its sleek shrink wrap, but the servers aren’t yet prepared for you to play online, transforming your brand new Blu-ray into something of an overpriced drinks coaster – after all, who wants to play...