Entries in 'bungie' (70)

Bungie is erasing Peter Dinklage from Destiny

Bungie is erasing Peter Dinklage from Destiny

Game of Thrones star Peter Pinklage was one of the headline features of Destiny – but soon he is to be removed from the game altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
Bungie hires Destiny subreddit creator

Bungie hires Destiny subreddit creator

The man who created the subreddit dedicated to online shooter Destiny has been hired by developer Bungie as a community manager.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 2:41PM in News
Techland goads Destiny with #DrinkForDLC Dying Light campaign

Techland goads Destiny with #DrinkForDLC Dying Light campaign

Dying Light players have been told that they will receive some free DLC if they partake in a social media campaign poking a bit of fun at fellow title Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2015 at 12:56PM in News
Destiny dev apologises, makes Destiny: The Taken King content available to all

Destiny dev apologises, makes Destiny: The Taken King content available to all

The creative director of Bungie shooter Destiny has apologised for a recent interview about exclusive content in an upcoming Destiny SKU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2015 at 10:23AM in News

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Halo composer forms new studio with ex-Bungie and Airtight Games staff

Halo composer forms new studio with ex-Bungie and Airtight Games staff

Halo composer Marty O'Donnell has formed a new development studio dubbed Highwire Games with Airtight Games co-founder Jared Noftle and former Bungie designer Jaime Griesemer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:20AM in News
Destiny players raise over $1m for Nepal aid efforts

Destiny players raise over $1m for Nepal aid efforts

The collective efforts of Bungie, Activision and Destiny players have helped raise over $1m in aid for the relief efforts in earthquake-hit Nepal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Bungie files trademark for 'The Taken King'

Bungie files trademark for 'The Taken King'

Bungie has applied for a trademark relating to something called “The Taken King,” according to a US Patent and Trademark Office filing unearthed today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:27PM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Destiny wins best New Games Brand

MCV Awards 2015: Destiny wins best New Games Brand

Destiny was the best New Games Brand of last year, the industry has ruled.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:54PM in News

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Destiny's House of Wolves launches in May

Destiny's House of Wolves launches in May

Destiny's House of Wolves expansion will arrive next month, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 5:41AM in News
Destiny designer joins Bethesda

Destiny designer joins Bethesda

Destiny and Halo: Reach senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick has announced his departure from Bungie to join Bethesda in an unspecified role.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 31st 2015 at 12:32AM in News
Destiny and Monument Valley crowned at BAFTAs

Destiny and Monument Valley crowned at BAFTAs

The British Academy Games Awards were held last night, with big wins for several UK studios including Ustwo Games, Creative Assembly and Roll7.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Coveted Destiny add-on sells 1.1m+ units in one weekend

Coveted Destiny add-on sells 1.1m+ units in one weekend

Bungie temporarily put a highly sought after weapon up for sale in Destiny last week, and the resulting stampede of interests demonstrates the ongoing interest in Activision’s title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:38AM in News

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Destiny approaching 13m players

Destiny approaching 13m players

Bungie has released a slew of statistics for Destiny, revealing that nearly 13m people have played the online FPS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 5:40AM in News
Destiny locks multiplayer event behind a paywall

Destiny locks multiplayer event behind a paywall

The first paid expansion to Destiny has been released – and with it comes a punishment for non-DLC buying players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 4:20PM in News
Bungie says it can be difficult to review modern games

Bungie says it can be difficult to review modern games

Interconnected, heavily socialised games such as Destiny are asking questions of how the press reviews games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
343 boss apologizes for ongoing Halo: Master Chief Collection online struggles

343 boss apologizes for ongoing Halo: Master Chief Collection online struggles

Two weeks on from its release, Xbox One shooter Halo: The Master Chief Collection is not working properly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 11:07AM in News

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Destiny hits 9.5m registered users, Destiny 2 already in development

Destiny hits 9.5m registered users, Destiny 2 already in development

Activision has said that Bungie’s shooter Destiny has attracted 9.5m registered users since its September 9th release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 9:24AM in News
Destiny content was not cut to sell as DLC, Bungie insists

Destiny content was not cut to sell as DLC, Bungie insists

Bungie has insisted that it did not cut any content from shooter Destiny so it could sell it at an additional premium as DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 3:25PM in News
3.2m people play Destiny every day

3.2m people play Destiny every day

Bungie has revealed a host of impressive Destiny stats a month on from the game’s launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Bungie says DLC is not already sitting on your disc

Bungie says DLC is not already sitting on your disc

Destiny developer Bungie has seemingly played down accusations that parts of the game’s upcoming DLC is already present on users’ game discs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:29AM in News
Destiny and Call of Duty servers downed by DDoS attacks

Destiny and Call of Duty servers downed by DDoS attacks

Bungie’s Destiny was among the big-name games forced offline over the weekend, with a group of online pranksters claiming responsibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Bungie fixes Destiny 'loot cave' as update continues shaping game

Bungie fixes Destiny 'loot cave' as update continues shaping game

The ongoing project that is Destiny has continued to evolve with a new list of tweaks by developer Bungie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
OPINION: Destiny is breaking records. But for how long?

OPINION: Destiny is breaking records. But for how long?

It’s been a difficult few months for consumer games journalists.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

More people have watched streaming Destiny footage on Twitch in 2014 than any other new game launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Destiny launch sparked 'biggest US PS4 hardware sales week' of the year

Destiny launch sparked 'biggest US PS4 hardware sales week' of the year

Sony's US VP of developer and publisher relations says more PS4 consoles were sold during the Destiny launch week than any previous week all year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 9:47AM in News