Destiny

XB360, PS3, PS4, XBOX ONE / Action RPG / Release: 2014 / ESRB: RP

April Fools: Destiny 'Get Your Ass to Mars' Collector's Edition announced

By Steve Watts, Apr 01, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Bungie announced a $7 billion Destiny "Collector's Edition" today, April 1, which includes body augmentation and suspended animation while they figure out how to send you to space.

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Destiny beta to begin this summer

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2014 7:30am PST

Destiny's beta will begin this summer, Activision said at a recent earnings call. That narrows the window from its previous "early 2014" target.

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Destiny multiplayer will be about more than 'thumb skill'

By Nathaniel Hohl, Jan 22, 2014 1:00pm PST

The same tactics that worked in Halo's competitive multiplayer may not work in Destiny's multiplayer according to Bungie.

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Most Anticipated 2014: Steve's Picks

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2014 11:20am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2014 individually. Next up, we've got Steve Watts with his list of 2014 titles.

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Destiny wasn't always a FPS

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 23, 2013 2:45pm PST

According to technical art director Ryan Ellis, Destiny was actually exclusively third-person before switching back to more familiar territory.

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Destiny's enemy factions detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2013 2:00pm PST

Bungie is providing a look into the various factions of Destiny. The Fallen, Cabal, Vex, and Hive are all at war and they're all looking to kill you.

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Destiny lead designer discusses multiplayer balance

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 09, 2013 3:30pm PST

Bungie goes into a little more detail about Destiny's competitive multiplayer, going more into the challenges that will come with balancing weapons that can travel between the campaign and multiplayer.

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Destiny to release on September 9

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 06, 2013 5:00pm PST

Bungie has announced a release date for Destiny and will bring it to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on September 9, with the beta set to launch in the summer.

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Destiny beta will hit Sony platforms first

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 14, 2013 8:47pm PST

The beta for Destiny will hit PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 first and will be available to anyone that pre-orders the game.

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Why Destiny isn't destined for PC

By Steve Watts, Nov 05, 2013 6:45am PST

Cross-gen console game Destiny isn't in development for PC, because it would "spread ourselves so thin that it negatively harms the other platforms."

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Destiny gear persistent between campaign and PvP

By Steve Watts, Oct 02, 2013 12:05pm PDT

A Q&A about Destiny has dropped a few more details and hints about competitive multiplayer, grouping up with players, and post-launch support.

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Destiny beta coming early 2014, available with pre-orders

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 10:10am PDT

Destiny is Bungie's MMO-esque take on the FPS. With deep online integration, it's clear that the game will need to be beta-tested. And this is how you'll be able to join.

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Halo and Destiny lead writer leaves Bungie

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 24, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Joseph Staten, lead writer of the original Halo, Halo 2, and the upcoming Destiny, has left Bungie.

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PS4 receiving exclusive content from 20 third-party publishers and developers

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2013 6:30pm PDT

The PS4 is set to receive exclusive content from 20 third-party developers, including the Elder Scrolls Online beta and Destiny content.

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Destiny E3 footage gets developer commentary

By John Keefer, Jul 09, 2013 9:30am PDT

Bungie released the E3 gameplay demo for it's upcoming RPG Destiny last week, but if you want a bit more insight into exactly what is going on, the developer has gathered three members of the team to talk you through some of the more interesting parts.

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