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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. It’s my honour to be the latest player plucked from the community to assist in its management,” Chris ‘Cozmo23′ Shannon said. I now aim to better serve the larger …

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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. Some Bungie fans reacted negatively to news earlier this week that some future content for the game will for a …

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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. Luke Smith was earlier this week grilled by Eurogamer about the fact that certain content will only be available to those who buy the 74.99 Collector’s Edition. His dismissive …

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Destiny has some Red Bull exclusive missions on the way

Yes, Red Bull. As in, the drink. Activision has announced a promotion that will see a never-before-seen, multi-stage mission… that will test the speed and strategic abilities of Destiny players in new ways”. To get it gamers must purchase a can of Red Bull. So far the promotion has only …

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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. Nepal was in April hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, claiming the lives of over 8,800 people. Bungie had been selling a $30 t-shirt, along with in-game …

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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. Polygon reports on the discovery, pointing to evidence that the downloadable video games” trademark could be related to Destiny. The logo attached to the filing is …

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MCV Awards 2015: Destiny wins best New Games Brand

Destiny was the best New Games Brand of last year, the industry has ruled. Activision and Bungie’s sci-fi shooter outdid major rivals including Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Titanfall, Watch Dogs and Hearthstone to take the hotly-contested accolade at this year’s MCV Awards. The game adds the title to its already …

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Destiny’s House of Wolves launches in May

Destiny’s House of Wolves expansion will arrive next month, Activision has announced. The game’s second expansion will release May 19th for $20, or alternatively is included in the Destiny Expansion Pass. House of Wolves is said to carry an exclusive Raid, a new Awoken storyline, a new Fallen Strike, new …

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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. Hamrick – who joined Bungie in 2009 – revealed the news in a series of posts on Twitter earlier today. "Next Friday, after nearly 6 amazing years and …

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