Entries in 'destiny' (93)

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
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

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Opinion: The battle for the 'mid-core'

Opinion: The battle for the 'mid-core'

Why are UK gamers so averse to spending money this year?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 27th 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Activision Blizzard has posted full year net revenue of $4.4bn thanks to the success of four key franchises.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 9:32AM 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
FIFA 15 is UK's biggest video game of 2014, but it can't match Frozen

FIFA 15 is UK's biggest video game of 2014, but it can't match Frozen

The Entertainment Retailer’s Association has once again revealed the 20 best selling video games, movies and albums of 2014 in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 1st 2015 at 12:01AM 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
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

When Bungie decided to give up on its world conquering Halo franchise and build something completely new, we all thought it was mad.

on Dec 18th 2014 at 12:00PM 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
Destiny DLC is locking game for some PS4 owners

Destiny DLC is locking game for some PS4 owners

Some PS4 owners who have pre-ordered Destiny’s The Dark Below DLC have been left unable to play the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 3:04PM in News

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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
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to shooter accessories and merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to shooter accessories and merchandise

It’s little surprise that the shooter genre continues to be one of the biggest games markets in the world. MCV locks and loads

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 11:15AM in News
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

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Destiny's first DLC will cost £19.99, is out in December

Destiny's first DLC will cost £19.99, is out in December

The first expansion for Destiny, The Dark Below, has been priced and dated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

Contrary to previous predictions, PS4 DID outsell Xbox One in the US in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Time to kill Metacritic

Time to kill Metacritic

I’ve enjoyed reading some recent video games criticism.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 15th 2014 at 1:15PM 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
Sony and Taco Bell team up for PS4 Destiny Bundle promotion

Sony and Taco Bell team up for PS4 Destiny Bundle promotion

Sony and Taco Bell have partnered again for a new PlayStation giveaway promotion, offering customers of the fast food chain a chance to win limited edition PS4 Destiny bundles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 8:40PM 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
Watch Dogs is still the fastest selling new IP in Europe

Watch Dogs is still the fastest selling new IP in Europe

Ubisoft has confirmed to MCV that, according to GfK data, Watch Dogs remains the fastest selling new IP in Europe... not Destiny.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2014 at 5:00PM in News