Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Destiny

Destiny 2 announced for console, PC, launching September

After their extended livestream event for Destiny’s final downloadable pack, Age of Destiny, Bungie has officially announced Destiny 2 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. A reveal trailer was also released, Rally the Troops, offering a look at the sequel’s storyline. Players will once again take on the role of a Guardian, now with new abilities and weapons, in order to save humanity after the last city falls to a new enemy known as the Red Legion. The trailer features two Vanguards calling the Guardians to retake the planet, setting them off on missions to new areas throughout the solar system. As with the original, the game will include co-op, competitive, and solo modes. Bungie is set to premier hands-on gameplay on May 18 during a livestream on their Twitch channel. A beta will also kick off later this summer.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph launch trailer, screens go live

For three weeks, Bungie has been livestreaming details about Destiny’s final update, Age of Triumph. Today, a new launch trailer offers a better look at it in action, along with a handful of screenshots. The update adds what’s touted as the largest Record Book to date, filled with new challenges, along with additional gear, new weapons, returning Raids raised to 390 Light, and the Daybreak Nightfall modifier.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph final livestream event this Wednesday

Bungie’s final livestream event for the last round of content for Destiny has been scheduled for this Wednesday, March 22. Beginning at noon, the studio’s Twitch channel will host 3D character artist Ian McIntosh and senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick for the Sandbox Update livestream. Players don’t have long to wait now, as Age of Triumph is scheduled to go live on March 28.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph second reveal livestream this Wednesday

Bungie will be hosting their second livestream for Age of Triumph on Wednesday. Beginning at noon (CST) on March 15, players will be able to see more of the final update for Destiny 1 in Rituals and Strikes. The event will be hosted by senior designers Tim Williams and Joe Sifferman on the studio’s Twitch channel. Age of Triumph is set to go live on March 28.

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Destiny – Age of Triumph Reveal livestream to detail final update

Bungie will be taking to their Twitch channel on Wednesday to show off the final live update for Destiny 1. The event, dubbed Age of Triumph Reveal, will be the first of three livestreams surrounding the patch. The debut stream is set to be hosted by lead designer Ryan Paradis and senior Raid designer Joe Blackburn. Players wanting to get a look at what’s in store can tune in at noon on Wednesday on Bungie’s Twitch channel.

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Destiny: Rise of Iron – The Dawning event kicks off today

Bungie has begun the latest event for Destiny: Rise of Iron, The Dawning. The event adds new quests, bounties, gear, emblems, emotes, and more. A record book with new challenges has also been added, while the Sparrow Racing League returns with two additional tracks, one set on Earth and the other on Mercury. Players will also find a new mode, Strike Scoring. Full notes can be found here.

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PSX 2016 – Activision: Crash Bandicoot Trilogy, Destiny The Dawning

Crash is set to return next year in Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. The bundle will feature remasters of the first three titles: Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot: Warped. Vicarious Visions is rebuilding each game from the ground up, adding new lighting, animations, environments, and cutscenes. The audio is also being updated with a revamped soundtrack and new dialogue recorded with some of the original actors. The three will also support a unified save system, a similar checkpoint system, and analog stick functionality. Lastly, Bungie will kick off a three-week-long event for Destiny: Rise of Iron, The Dawning, on December 13. The winter festivities will include new Quests, Bounties, and customization items, plus an additional Record Book and game mode, Strike Scoring. Sparrow Racing League will also return, complete with two new tracks, one on Earth and the other on Mercury.

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Articles, PlayStation 4 News

Destiny to get a little spooky next week with Festival of the Lost

Destiny’s seasonal festivities are set to begin next week with the Halloween-themed Festival of the Lost. Running from October 25 through November 8, the event will feature decorated social spaces and special goodies, including masks, gear, emotes, and consumables. Several quest lines will also be involved, along with an exclusive one found in Rise of Iron’s social space, the Iron Temple. A trailer, posted below, begins the countdown until the event kicks off next Tuesday.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Destiny: Rise of Iron

“… adds some exciting boss battles, a decent story, and a lengthy Raid, but it is also overly reliant on reskinned elements.”

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Destiny: Rise of Iron now available, transition program begins

Destiny’s latest expansion, Rise of Iron, is now available for download. The $29.99 add-on is the game’s largest to date, introducing The Plaguelands on Earth, the six-player Raid Felwinter Peak, a three-player Strike, four player-versus-player maps, Supremacy competitive mode, and a social space home to a stronghold that needs to be retaken. A new story partners players with Lord Saladin to battle an evil spreading a disease across the land. An extra Raid, Wrath of the Machine, is also slated to go live at noon on Friday.

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