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

Gamerscould not grasp what MMO FPS title Destiny was about prior to its beta. That’s according to the title’s director of production, Jonty Barnes, who told MCV @ Gamescom that this was due to the sheer volumeof content – while players were familiar with individual aspects of the game, as …

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VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians beta first look

Microsoft has confirmed the dates for the Halo 5: Guardians beta. It will take place between Dec 29th and Jan 18th, and will be available to those who buy Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One. The beta will focus on 4v4 combat in small arenas and will, according …

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Destiny beta characters to be wiped

Bungie has confirmed that characters and progress made in last month’s Destiny beta are to be deleted. Players will be unable to carry their characters from the beta over to the full release when it launches in September. According to the developer, this is the result of tweaks made to …

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VIDEO: PlayStation Now open beta kicking off in the US today

Sony’s streaming games service PlayStation Now will enter a period of open beta in the US and Canada later today. The service is for the time being restricted to PS3 titles. PS Now services will be integrated into the PlayStation Store, with users able to pay tiered amounts for rental …

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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. In total 4,638,937 people played the beta between its launch on July 17th and end on July 28th. The beta was initially exclusive to PlayStation consoles, but as of July 23rd,Xbox fans …

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Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

PlayStation will hope so. The platform holder is heavily getting behind Destiny, with a bundle and a series of exclusive content. The excitement behind Activision’s Destiny has really ramped up since E3, and the demand to get on its Beta has been huge. Now Bungie is letting any gamer play …

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GAME hosts Destiny early access tour

UK GAME stores will give those awaiting Destiny the chance to play Bungie’s online multiplayer shooter early. 27 GAME stores will host Destiny lock-ins from today (July 17th) until July 24th, letting players try out the PS4 edition of the title. Each lock-in store will stay open for two additional …

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Braben admits Elite Dangerous pricing ‘looks terribly capitalist’

You can play Elite: Dangerous RIGHT NOW. Providing you’re willing to pay 100. That’s the price Frontier is charging for the game plus access to the Premium. The Standard Beta SKU is 50 and the game 35 – with the option of a further 35 for the DLC Expansion Pass. …

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Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Destiny’s beta will take place later this month as two four-day runs on PlayStation hardware and one four-day run on Xbox consoles, Activision has announced. While Sony and Microsoft separately announced beta release windows last month, the game’s publisher has finally confirmed specific dates for the pre-release test. Destiny’s beta …

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Transformers Universe beta opens

The open beta for Jagex’s MOBA Transformers Universe will be launching shortly. Fans will be able to enter the beta from tomorrow (Friday July 4th). A variety of maps and game modes will be available to players, as well as customizable weapons and armour. In order to take part, players …

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