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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.