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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. GameSpot says that several reports suggest that those affected are when trying to load the game presented with a timer counting down to the release of the DLC tomorrow. For some …

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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. That’s according to Bungie COO Pete Parsons who has told Games Industry that the current way in which games are reviewed doesn’t give titles like Destiny a fair crack of the whip. I think …

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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 One only need take a look at the success of the biggest new IP launch in history – Destiny – to know that the shooter is still …

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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. The publisher says that makes it the largest new IP launch in history and ranks among the ten largest video game launches ever in the US. However, when pressed by analyst Andrew Crum …

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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. Gamers last month discovered a way to access a number of placeholder names in the shipped game that appeared to flag up where additional content will …

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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. The content will arrive on December 9th and will cost a not unsubstantial 19.99, although those who have already paid out for the 34.99 Season Pass will receive both this release and next year’s House of Wolves. …

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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. Analyst Michael Pachter had said earlier this week that Microsoft had last month sold 325k units in the region and Sony 250k units. However, while neither NPR nor Sony or Microsoft have released actual numbers, NPD …

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Time to kill Metacritic

I’ve enjoyed reading some recent video games criticism. Not just because they’ve been insightful and informative – games reviews often are – but because the critics have been disagreeing with one another. I always used to be perplexed by video game reviews because, on the whole, all the critics seemed …

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