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News: Destiny's The Taken King Patch Is Around 20GB, and It's Mandatory

Destiny's The Taken King Patch Is Around 20GB, and It's Mandatory

Plus a launch date

According to Bungie, Destiny's update 2.0 marks the beginning of the shooter's second year. The patch will be available on the 8th September - that's a week before The Taken King launches - and it'll be around 20GB in size. It'll bring an absolute ton of changes to the game, and we'll likely see the full patch notes in the near...

News: Existing Destiny Players Will Get a Bunch of Bonus Stuff When They Buy The Taken King

Existing Destiny Players Will Get a Bunch of Bonus Stuff When They Buy The Taken King

Brave new world

Many Destiny players who have been mowing down evil alien hordes for God-knows-how-many hours kicked up a bit of commotion when it was revealed that The Taken King, the game's upcoming expansion, would be bringing numerous changes to the release when it launches next month. Of course, it's the not seemingly positive alterations...

News: The Taken King Is Looking More and More Like What Destiny Should Have Always Been

The Taken King Is Looking More and More Like What Destiny Should Have Always Been

Return of the king

We hope that you're ready for an absolutely massive marketing blitz from Sony and Activision as we crawl closer to the release of Destiny's upcoming expansion, The Taken King, because that's what you're going to get over the next few weeks. The add-on's newest trailer is a short one, but we reckon that it gets the point across...

Gamescom 2015: We Want to Be More Respectful of Players' Time with Destiny, Says Bungie

We Want to Be More Respectful of Players' Time with Destiny, Says Bungie

Update 2.0 brings the biggest changes to the game yet

Bungie's really trying to shake things up with Destiny: The Taken King. Whether this is because it wants to secure a few more pre-orders for the expansion or because it's keen to get lapsed players back into the game, we obviously can't say, but the developer's clearly trying to switch things...

News: Some Massive Gameplay Changes Are Coming to Destiny

Some Massive Gameplay Changes Are Coming to Destiny

Bungie's ditching light levels

Listen up, Guardians, because this is big news. As we're sure you're all aware by now, Destiny's third and biggest expansion, The Taken King, launches next month. Its arrival takes the level cap to 40, which no doubt has some of you excited, but things perhaps aren't as they seem. According to Game Informer, the...

News: You've All Spent Far Too Much Time Playing Destiny, Some Would Argue

You've All Spent Far Too Much Time Playing Destiny, Some Would Argue

Activision releases crazy stats

2 billion hours. 2 billion hours. That's how long you lot have collectively played Destiny for, according to Activision. The mega-publisher revealed the frankly shocking figure along with its most recent financial report, and we're still trying to wrap our heads around it. Apparently, that means that on average,...

News: Destiny Says Goodbye Dinklebot as Nolan North Replaces Game of Thrones Actor

Destiny Says Goodbye Dinklebot as Nolan North Replaces Game of Thrones Actor

At least he won't be as crap crap crap

With such memorable lines as "who's she talking to?" and "where's his Ghost?" all delivered in the most monotone way imaginable, Destiny's Ghost companion, voiced by Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage, somehow didn't make a good enough impression to feature in the shooter's upcoming expansion, The Taken...

News: Here's What's in Destiny: The Taken King on PS4

Here's What's in Destiny: The Taken King on PS4

More than meets the eye?

Bungie is promoting its latest Destiny expansion as more than downloadable content. "It's more than DLC," the developer said in a blog post. "It's a game." Whether or not that claim is a bit too bold, we will say that there's lots of new stuff coming to Destiny in September. In the words of Bungie itself, here's what you...

News: Destiny's Writing Is 'Boring as S***' According to Arrested Development Actor David Cross

Destiny's Writing Is 'Boring as S***' According to Arrested Development Actor David Cross

Agree?

David Cross, perhaps best known for his role as Tobias in American sitcom Arrested Development, was actually involved in the development of Destiny at one point, the actor has revealed. Along with comedian Brian Posehn, the duo was asked to "punch up" the sci-fi shooter's script by adding in some jokes. "We were flown up to Bellevue,...

E3 2015: 20 New Destiny: The Taken King Screenshots Aim to Blow You Away

20 New Destiny: The Taken King Screenshots Aim to Blow You Away

Return of the king?

Destiny fans are getting pretty hyped about upcoming expansion The Taken King. The meaty add-on, which is set to launch on the 15th September, includes whole new areas, an entirely new storyline, and numerous fresh activities. After two relatively disappointing slices of downloadable content in its lifetime so far, we're hoping...

News: Prepare for Destiny to Take to the Stage During Sony's E3 2015 Press Conference

Prepare for Destiny to Take to the Stage During Sony's E3 2015 Press Conference

You could call it fate

So, remember when we said that Sony's E3 2015 press conference would be absolutely packed with third party content? Well, to no one's surprise, it looks like one of those third party titles will be Destiny. Developer Bungie's teased that the sci-fi shooter will be making an appearance, and Sony's presser is really the only...