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News: You'll Be Going to Mars in the Destiny Beta on PS4 and PS3 This Weekend

You'll Be Going to Mars in the Destiny Beta on PS4 and PS3 This Weekend

We come in peace

So, are we all enjoying the Destiny beta? We sure hope so, because Bungie has a bit of a surprise for you this weekend as it opens up two multiplayer maps for a limited time. Together with the Rusted Lands arena that featured in the sci-fi shooter's alpha, you'll also be able to journey to everyone's favourite red planet, Mars,...

Feature: The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day One: Why Wouldn't You Want to Be a Robot?

The PS4 Destiny Diaries - Day One: Why Wouldn't You Want to Be a Robot?

Harder, better, faster, stronger

In the back of our minds, we all knew that it would happen. It always does. Once again, we felt the PlayStation Network creak under the weight of thousands of users trying to access the digital store and download the Destiny Beta at roughly the same time. Even Bungie's website felt the crushing demand of eager...

News: So, Does Destiny Look Any Good on the PS3?

So, Does Destiny Look Any Good on the PS3?

Judge for yourself

While the PlayStation 3 may command a much larger install base than the PlayStation 4, there’s no doubt that gaming mindshare has switched to Sony’s next-gen machine. As such, it’s pretty easy to forget that Destiny is even releasing on the Japanese giant’s age-old hardware in the first place – let alone that you can...

News: Hooah! Call of Duty Reloads with Explosive PS4, PS3, and Vita Discounts

Hooah! Call of Duty Reloads with Explosive PS4, PS3, and Vita Discounts

Oscar mike

Call of Duty is a series that rarely ever goes on sale, so you should thank the war economy for these savings. Spanning various instalments across all three PlayStation platforms, these discounts encompass pretty much the entire property – well, aside from brand black sheep Call of Duty: World at War anyway. Honestly, there have been...

News: Not Excited for Destiny's PS4 Beta? This Trailer May Change Your Mind

Not Excited for Destiny's PS4 Beta? This Trailer May Change Your Mind

Get hype

There's nothing quite like raising your hype levels on a sunny summer afternoon. Destiny's beta opens its doors to the public in just ten days, and to get you in the mood, developer Bungie has released this bass-blasting trailer. If you enjoyed the game's alpha, you'll probably be eagerly awaiting this next glimpse of Activision's latest...

News: Don't Worry, Bungie Thinks Destiny Will Enjoy a Smooth Launch Despite Huge Amounts of Players

Don't Worry, Bungie Thinks Destiny Will Enjoy a Smooth Launch Despite Huge Amounts of Players

Easier said than done

After taking part in Destiny's recent Alpha, we were happy to report that we found the experience completely hassle free. We spent over 25 hours in Bungie's newly created world, and we didn't come across a single connection problem, big or small. It provided a promising glimpse of the full release, but as we all know too well,...

Rumour: Destiny's Extra PS4 and PS3 Content Will Only Be Exclusive Till Next Year

Destiny's Extra PS4 and PS3 Content Will Only Be Exclusive Till Next Year

Jumping jive

Timed exclusive content is a lot like the lottery: it's a constant source of bitterness, until you're on the receiving end. So, it's with great care that we report on recent rumours that the promised extra features on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 for hotly anticipated shooter Destiny will only be exclusive until next year. According...

Video: Didn't Get in Destiny's PS4 Exclusive Alpha? Let Us Take You on a Tour

Didn't Get in Destiny's PS4 Exclusive Alpha? Let Us Take You on a Tour

We explore Bungie's brave new world

Productivity has plummeted to an all-time low here at Push Square towers, as we recuperate from the excitement of E3 2014 by jabbering about upcoming PlayStation 4 escapade Destiny’s recent Alpha test. Some of us have even taken to creating custom armour sets based on the ones from the game, allowing us to...

News: Planning to Buy Destiny on PS4? You'll Get These Exclusive Extras for Your Troubles

Planning to Buy Destiny on PS4? You'll Get These Exclusive Extras for Your Troubles

Sweeten the deal

It’s taken what feels like an absolute eternity, but Destiny finally has the hype that it needs to make back that $500 million Activision production and marketing budget. The title’s presence at last week’s E3 2014 certainly helped, but it’s the first-person shooter’s recent Alpha test that has propelled anticipation...

First Impressions: Testing the Hype in Destiny's Exclusive PS4 Alpha

Testing the Hype in Destiny's Exclusive PS4 Alpha

We say jump, you say how high

Over the last four days, we've spent 26 hours exploring Destiny's surprise First Look Alpha. Announced during Sony's E3 2014 press conference, the 6.6GB download offers a shockingly robust early look at the upcoming sci-fi epic, sporting an impressively vast map full of enemies, a player-versus-player mode, a lengthy...

News: The Exclusive PS4 Destiny Alpha Will Keep You Busy for a Little While Longer

The Exclusive PS4 Destiny Alpha Will Keep You Busy for a Little While Longer

Beta hurry up

One of the more exciting announcements at this year's E3 was that PlayStation 4 users would be given access to an exclusive Alpha for incoming shooter Destiny. Indeed, a few of our very own intrepid staff writers have been stalking the planes of the tantalising test. Originally, the alpha was planned to end at 08:00AM BST this morning,...

E3 2014: Destiny Will Be PS4's Biggest System Seller This Year, Says Sony

Destiny Will Be PS4's Biggest System Seller This Year, Says Sony

Place your bets

If platform holder Sony was sitting around a roulette wheel, it would have placed all of its chips on Activision’s first-person shooter Destiny. The manufacturer has been promoting Bungie’s ambitious escapade as if it were an exclusive, and the company expects the title – alongside the likes of The Last of Us: Remastered, Call...

E3 2014: Want to Sign Up for Destiny's Exclusive PS4 Alpha Test? Here's How

Want to Sign Up for Destiny's Exclusive PS4 Alpha Test? Here's How

Gotta go fast

You may have missed it, but during Sony's E3 2014 press conference, a sneak peek at Destiny was offered to anyone with a PlayStation 4 and a PlayStation Network ID. Named the Destiny Alpha Test, you can sign up for this early glimpse of Bungie's upcoming epic right now. However, it's not as easy as it sounds. Not everyone who signs up...

E3 2014: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's DLC Stays in the Chamber Longer on PS4

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's DLC Stays in the Chamber Longer on PS4

Firing out after Xbox One

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s post-release expansion packs will debut first on the Xbox One, as previously expected. Microsoft kicked off its E3 2014 media briefing with the Sledgehammer Games developed first-person shooter earlier today, showing off Seoul in all of its next-gen futuristic glory. Spoilers: the demo...

Video: Meet Skylanders: Trap Team's Buzzer Beak on PS4

Meet Skylanders: Trap Team's Buzzer Beak on PS4

Plenty of buzz

Forget about Microsoft’s E3 press conference for a few seconds, as we’ve teamed up with Family Gamer TV to bring you the exclusive reveal of Skylanders: Trap Team’s latest character: Buzzer Beak. The toucan meets chicken villain shares similarities with the Free Ranger from Skylanders: Swap Force, as it shares the same element:...