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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. And Activision’s UK MD Roy Stackhouse says there is no better advert for the power of the High Street retailer. "UK retail has done an outstanding job," he told MCV last night. "There is …

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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. Destiny is the most pre-ordered new IP in GAME’s history and looks set to eclipse the record set by Watch Dogs earlier this year. …

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Destiny becomes GAME’s most pre-ordered new IP

Ahead of its official worldwide release tomorrow, Destiny has claimed a big UK sales milestone. Retailer GAME says that the Activision shooter has become its most pre-ordered new IP ever – not a bad achievement considering that it comes less than ten months into the new console cycle. We look …

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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. That’s what Bungie is arguing in a blog post that has warned gamers to be wary of any Destiny reviews that appear upon the game’s release tomorrow. Reviewers …

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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. The offer is limited to digital editions of the game and is limited to PS3-to-PS4 and Xbox 360-to-Xbox One upgrades. In both instances once the game …

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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. Bungie has optimised the game’s controls for Sony’s handheld, mapping the grenade and melee buttons that are normally found on the DualShock 4’s second set of shoulder buttons to the …

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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. GAME’s main event takes place at its Westfield store in Stratford where goodie bags will be given out to attendees and there will be a chance …

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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. Central the video is the Exodus Blue multiplayer map, featuring 6v6 and 3v3 matches and five different game modes – Skirmish, Control, Salvage, Clash and …

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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. As spotted by Videogamer, a Level 20 Legendary Blacksmith Armour Shader is available only to those of both buy any version of Destiny AND pre-order a copy of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The …

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