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News: Alright, We Admit That This Destiny Easter Egg Is Bloomin' Amazing

Alright, We Admit That This Destiny Easter Egg Is Bloomin' Amazing

Spook cave

Destiny may not be this editor’s favourite game in the world, but your humble host will always accept when something’s awesome – and this is awesome. Remember the futuristic shooter’s first ever Loot Cave that was patched up towards the end of September? Well, now it’s haunted. No, seriously. If you head to the location in...

News: How Many People Play Destiny on Average Every Day?

How Many People Play Destiny on Average Every Day?

A lot

Browse any website or message board, and you’ll find plenty of people whining about Destiny – but a month removed from its release, the title is still performing incredibly well. In a post on Bungie.net, the developer has revealed that an average of 3.2 million people play the futuristic first-person shooter for approximately three hours...

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: Loot Will Be More Likeable in Destiny's 1.02 Patch on PS4

Loot Will Be More Likeable in Destiny's 1.02 Patch on PS4

Crypt arse

Let's be honest: the loot system in Destiny is broken. Bungie's latest big thing may be beautiful, but no one cares how good it looks when you can't find the gear that you want — even if you've spent several hours shooting into a void in the hope of finding something worthwhile. Fortunately, upon the discovery of another so-called...

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...

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: Desperate for a Legendary Engram in Destiny? You can Apparently Grab a Few with This Exploit

Desperate for a Legendary Engram in Destiny? You can Apparently Grab a Few with This Exploit

Hoi, cheeky

How long has it been since you got your last legendary engram in Destiny? A few hours? A few days? At the rate ours tend to drop, we reckon that it's probably the latter. Nevertheless, if you're desperate for some good gear, YouTube channel Force Strategy Gaming has worked out a loot farming exploit that should be able to nab you plenty...

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...

Review: Destiny (PlayStation 4)

Destiny (PlayStation 4)

Guardians of the galaxy

Expectations breed negativity, and Destiny's long awaited launch has suffered for it. Despite making more money than we dare to imagine in its first 24 hours on the market, Bungie's latest project has attracted the ire of many players since its servers went live. After what feels like an eternity of hype and huge marketing...