Entries in 'destiny' (115)

The Division smashes Destiny's new IP record

The Division smashes Destiny's new IP record

Tom Clancy’s The Division is the fastest-selling new IP in history, Ubisoft has declared.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2016 at 10:54PM in News
Mass Effect: Andromeda writer Schlerf joins Bungie

Mass Effect: Andromeda writer Schlerf joins Bungie

Chris Schlerf has announced that he has joined Destiny developer Bungie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Mega Bloks grabs Destiny license too

Mega Bloks grabs Destiny license too

Mattel-owned Mega Bloks has grabbed itself another gaming license – Activision’s Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2016 at 3:50PM in News

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Destiny introduces £24.99 character boost microtransactions

Destiny introduces £24.99 character boost microtransactions

A new type of microtransaction has been added to Destiny that allows players to instantly spec up a character.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2015 at 12:34PM in News
Destiny microtransactions selling strong on PSN

Destiny microtransactions selling strong on PSN

Their announcement may have been greeted with criticism, but players seem to be voting with their wallets and backing the content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2015 at 2:10PM in News
FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

EA’s smash hit FIFA 16 dominated the digital market just as much as the physical one, new figures from SuperData reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 29th 2015 at 11:27AM in News
Destiny: The Taken King tops PSN September charts

Destiny: The Taken King tops PSN September charts

The best selling PlayStation 4 of last month was Destiny: The Taken King.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2015 at 3:47PM in News

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Microtransactions are coming to Destiny

Microtransactions are coming to Destiny

Bungie’s shooter Destiny is to shortly begin offering microtransactions to players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Destiny: The Taken King crowned No.1 in the UK

Destiny: The Taken King crowned No.1 in the UK

The first boxed expansion for Activision’s Destiny debuts at No.1 in the UK, according to data from GfK Chart-Track.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 21st 2015 at 9:43AM in News
VIDEO: Live-action Destiny trailer arrives ahead of The Taken King

VIDEO: Live-action Destiny trailer arrives ahead of The Taken King

The Taken King is very nearly upon us, so of course it’s time for a big promotional push from Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 12:35PM in News
Activision offers a helping hand to last-gen Destiny players with free flash drive

Activision offers a helping hand to last-gen Destiny players with free flash drive

Publisher Activision appears to be going above and beyond to help out those who are still playing Destiny on PS3 and Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2015 at 10:02AM in News

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Destiny sequel was originally set to launch this month

Destiny sequel was originally set to launch this month

Destiny was originally planned to come out in 2013, with a ‘Destiny 2’ set for launch this month.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
Halo, Destiny composer wins lawsuit against Bungie

Halo, Destiny composer wins lawsuit against Bungie

Destiny composer and ex-Bungie employee Marty O'Donnell has come out on top in his lawsuit against his former company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 7th 2015 at 5:35AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Destiny merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Destiny merchandise

Bungie’s blockbuster shooter is getting its greatest add-on yet in The Taken King. MCV looks at the merchandise surrounding the major launch

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2015 at 9:11AM in News
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

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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
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
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