In a Community Spotlight today, DeeJ profiled one of the many new groups springing up now that we’ve actually got to play the game. Dads of Destiny is, surprise, a group of gaming dads looking to play Destiny with other like-minded individuals that have similar schedules and family needs. As a perfect example of players helping players, and making good use of the new clan and alliance system, Dads of Destiny consists of a main group that everyone is welcome to join and a separate clan for each available platform, even differentiating timezones to optimize clan playtime. When asked who
Today, in a mid-week news update, Bungie released some amazingly detailed images of Guardians and their weapons, complete with scale measurements. Deej started by making a statement about becoming legend with your Guardian in Destiny: To play Destiny is to create a unique character. You select a class and become legend through combinations of weapons and gear. The game is an invitation to project yourself into our brave new world – to harness your creativity and channel it into the perfection of your hero. Creativity is what they’re feeding and hope to inspire here. They released these images into the
IGN sat down with Bungie’s Luke Smith to talk more about Destiny’s Endgame. Read the entire article here on IGN. I think Destiny’s endgame begins as soon as you see the way the story ends. As soon as you see the way we wrap up the sort of first piece of the adventure that we’re going to tell because we want to set you back out into the world to keep going. We want to try to align your motivations as the player with the motivations of the character who you’ve been pushing around this world. So for us I think a
We asked for your personal beta screenshots and many of you delivered. Here are some of our favorites. Thank you to all who submitted! We’ll do more of these once Destiny officially releases in September. Waiting for the Earthrise by Ash Wilton [divider] Light at the end of the tunnel by THE RX8 RACER [divider] Dusk of the Beta by SFSJ [divider] Time to rest by Raylon [divider] I have the power! by BenBennyBoBenny [divider] Destiny is made to play with friends right? by KosMos2020 [divider] Paint me like one of your French girls by Timothy Adams [divider] Don’t mess with the
According to a post on the Destiny subreddit, Destiny will have a total of 11 crucible maps, 22 story mission, 6 Strikes, 4 exploration areas, and 1 raid. The missions, strikes and raid will all have multiple difficulty levels. The information was data mined through the Destiny companion app by Destinydb. Although at this point it is not confirmed whether there will be more content included when Destiny launches. Update: The DestinyDB developer has pointed out that this information appears to be dated June 30, 2014. It stands to reason that additions/changes have been, and will continue to be made up
If you weren’t fortunate enough to play The Dark Beyond story mission today, you can still get your fix by perusing through some awesome gameplay videos. Watch below as guardians take their shrikes though the Hellmouth and explore this previously unseen lunar terrain. Exploring the Hellmouth MoreConsole Datto
Watch these helpful resolution comparison tests made by DigitalFoundry. It’s no surprise that the PS4’s image quality benefits from things like higher-res textures and sharper dynamic lighting effects. View in HD for best results. For Xbox, take a look at this article. The PS4 runs at a resolution of 1080p (1920×1080), while the PS3 runs below 720p (1024×624). Beta Single Player Graphical Comparison Beta Single Player Frame-rate Test
Hey guys! The beta is now live for Xbox users (check your email for codes), and is back up and running for PlayStation users. This is a little ahead of schedule, but I don’t think anyone is complaining. Bungie.net announcement. Waiting for a Destiny Beta download code for your Xbox ONE or Xbox 360? Check your email. Now! — Bungie (@Bungie) July 22, 2014 [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5tORWHJZ4c’] What are you waiting for? The Last City needs you! [divider] If you have any awesome screenshots or gameplay clips. Feel free to share them with us!