Entries in 'destiny' (61)

Destiny claims UK's biggest new IP launch

Destiny claims UK's biggest new IP launch

Activision’s Destiny has officially been crowned as the best-selling new IP ever in the UK, beating former record-holder Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

Destiny is already a huge commercial success, yet hardly any major specialist games site has published its review of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 3:32PM in News
Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Activision hasn’t revealed Destiny’s day one sales but has confirmed that the game is a record-breaker.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Sony: We're treating Destiny like a first-party game

Sony: We're treating Destiny like a first-party game

Destiny may be an Activision title coming out on both PlayStation and Xbox, but Sony says it has given the title the first party treatment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 2:49PM in News

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Activision on Destiny launch: 'We shouldn't underestimate the power of UK games retail'

Activision on Destiny launch: 'We shouldn't underestimate the power of UK games retail'

Over 1,000 UK games retailers opened at midnight last night to herald the launch of Destiny.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2014 at 1:53PM in News
PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

The long wait for Destiny is over, with Activision’s shooter officially launching this morning ahead of what could be a record-breaking game launch in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Destiny becomes GAME's most pre-ordered new IP

Destiny becomes GAME's most pre-ordered new IP

Ahead of its official worldwide release tomorrow, Destiny has claimed a big UK sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Bungie says players should be wary of day one Destiny reviews

Bungie says players should be wary of day one Destiny reviews

There won’t be any pre-release reviews of Destiny because the game is impossible to assess without the involvement of the buying public.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 10:24AM in News

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Last-gen Destiny purchases come with free next-gen upgrade

Last-gen Destiny purchases come with free next-gen upgrade

Bungie is offering those who buy its new shooter Destiny on PS3 or Xbox 360 a free copy of the game on next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 9:32AM in News
VIDEO: Sony shows off Destiny played on Vita via Remote Play

VIDEO: Sony shows off Destiny played on Vita via Remote Play

The video below offers a glimpse on how users are able to play Bungie’s upcoming shooter Destiny on their Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

Around 300 GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight on Monday night (September 8th) for the midnight launch of Bungie’s shooter Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
VIDEO: Destiny's PlayStation exclusive content detailed

VIDEO: Destiny's PlayStation exclusive content detailed

With its release under a week away, a new video explains exactly what extras will be included with the PlayStation version of Bungie’s shooter Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:25AM in News

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Pre-order bonus for those who buy Destiny AND Call of Duty from GAME

Pre-order bonus for those who buy Destiny AND Call of Duty from GAME

GAME is offering an extra bit of content for Destiny – but with a big caveat.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 2:21PM in News
Ex-Destiny composer gets his Bungie shares back

Ex-Destiny composer gets his Bungie shares back

Bungie's composer Marty O'Donnell has seen his shares return to him.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Destiny writer Joshua Rubin joins Telltale

Destiny writer Joshua Rubin joins Telltale

Telltale Games has picked up Destiny writer Joshua Rubin to help develop the studio's upcoming take on Game of Thrones.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2014 at 9:09PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Players didn't understand Destiny until they played the beta,' says Bungie

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Players didn't understand Destiny until they played the beta,' says Bungie

Gamers could not grasp what MMO FPS title Destiny was about prior to its beta.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 14th 2014 at 4:21PM in News

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The second MCV @ Gamescom magazine available now for free

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Our second daily Gamescom magazine hits the show floor today, but you can read it right now in your browser or on your iPad for free.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 14th 2014 at 8:13AM in News
SONY: Destiny is the most pre-ordered new IP ever; Volume and Papers Please heading to PlayStation

SONY: Destiny is the most pre-ordered new IP ever; Volume and Papers Please heading to PlayStation

Bungie's Destiny has claimed the title of the most pre-ordered new IP ever, Sony has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 6:40PM in News
Destiny beta characters to be wiped

Destiny beta characters to be wiped

Bungie has confirmed that characters and progress made in last month’s Destiny beta are to be deleted.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Retailers cancelling Destiny Limited Edition pre-orders

Retailers cancelling Destiny Limited Edition pre-orders

It's not just the Ghost Edition of Destiny that is in short supply.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 9:37AM in News
Destiny: Ghost Edition bundles selling for $600+ on eBay

Destiny: Ghost Edition bundles selling for $600+ on eBay

Already pre-ordered your Destiny: Ghost Edition? If so then a dilemma possibly awaits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2014 at 9:40AM in News
Destiny beta played by over 4.6m people

Destiny beta played by over 4.6m people

Activision has revealed the number of people that had played the beta of its new blockbuster IP Destiny.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 30th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

The excitement behind Activision's Destiny has really ramped up since E3, and the demand to get on its Beta has been huge.
Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 25th 2014 at 9:32AM in News
Halo composer Marty O'Donnell settles case with Bungie - report

Halo composer Marty O'Donnell settles case with Bungie - report

Marty O’Donnell has settled his case against Bungie for terminating the studio’s former composer “without cause.”

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 9:21PM in News
PS4 Destiny bundle only available at GameStop in certain European countries

PS4 Destiny bundle only available at GameStop in certain European countries

The white PlayStation 4 and Destiny bundle will be available exclusively at GameStop in some countries in Europe.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 18th 2014 at 9:57AM in News