Review: Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

A proper hail to the Chief Release Date: November 11, 2014 Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Xbox One Developer: 343 Industries, Bungie Publisher: Microsoft Studios ESRB Mature MSRP: $59.99 With the latest generation of consoles has come a multitude of upgraded versions of games from the previous systems. A year into its lifecycle, the Xbox One […]

How ‘The Master Chief Collection’ reignited my love for Halo


We go way back Halo: The Master Chief Collection is nearly here, and it is looking to be the die-hard Halo fan’s dream come true. Combining the nostalgia of the original four Master Chief games with the modern technology of the Xbox One, there’s never been a better time to go through and replay the […]

5 Places ‘Destiny’ Expansions Could Take Us


Destiny launched with a ton of content, from Story missions to co-op Strikes, open world Patrols and now grueling Raids. But Bungie have made a ten year commitment to the game and the franchise, promising regular content updates and DLC packs. There is quite a lot to do already, but there are obvious gaps in […]

2 Weeks and Done: My Date with ‘Destiny’


So… that was fun. Destiny is one of the better games of this year. The highly anticipated title hit stores here in America a couple weeks ago and my friends and I flocked out to get it. A beautiful new shooter from the people that made Halo: how could we resist? Bungie managed to get the […]

Review: Destiny


A Shady Start. Release Date: September 9, 2014 Genre: Action/RPG, FPS, MMO Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 Developer: Bungie Publisher: Activision ESRB T for Teen MSRP: $59.99 Bungie has desperately tried to avoid genre labels for its mythical, sci-fi, MMO-lite, shooter-based RPG Destiny in the run-up to the game’s release. In that absence, the […]

Guardian Journals: ‘Destiny’ Week 1


On Tuesday, Bungie and Activision finally released Destiny, a shared world, mythic sci-fi shooter that also happens to be one of the most anticipated video games of all time. As a cross between an FPS and an MMO, there is naturally somewhat of a learning curve for new players as they discover the world and figure […]

A Clueless Person’s Guide to ‘Destiny’

Destiny Times Square billboard

Even if you’ve never picked up a game controller in your life you’ve almost certainly been bombarded by advertisements for Bungie’s next big shooter, Destiny. Their TV ads are on nearly every channel. Images of the last Guardians of Earth or the mysterious Traveler pop up in newspapers and magazines. Massive billboards herald the game’s arrival […]

Destiny: A Guide to Chilling in The Tower


Destiny is a social game. It may focus heavily on shooting aliens, flying speeder bikes and uncovering the mysteries of humanity’s Golden Age, but it’s built to be played with friends and random players. Bungie’s mythic sci-fi world is shared between everyone, with other Guardians showing up seamlessly and naturally during gameplay, just doing their […]

‘Destiny’ is an MMO, and the Newly Announced Raids Prove It


DESTINY‘S HIGHER LEVEL MISSIONS BLEND TRADITIONAL SHOOTER MECHANICS WITH THE ROLE-BASED GAMEPLAY SEEN IN WORLD OF WARCRAFT. In the wake of the public beta, which ended last week and had over 4.6 million participants, Bungie has finally detailed Destiny‘s Nightfall activities, which change on a daily and weekly bases, and the more brutal Raids. Discussed as part of […]

New ‘Destiny’ Beta details, Collector’s Editions revealed


It’s Bungie Day, and to celebrate the developer has unveiled Destiny‘s various Collector’s Editions along with a new trailer for the upcoming beta. The beta will begin on July 17 for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 players – with Xbox 360 and Xbox One to follow on July 23 – and will end for everyone on […]

Bungie Details Exclusive ‘Destiny’ Content for PS3 and PS4


In a post on PlayStation Blog, Bungie and Activision have detailed what exclusive content PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 players will be getting in Destiny. Players on Sony platforms will have access to an exclusive Strike mission on Mars called the Dust Palace Strike, described as follows: “An exclusive three-player cooperative Strike that can be played […]

Preview: Destiny


We’ve just spent two days with the Destiny Alpha on PS4, blasting alien invaders from the moon and zipping around on future landspeeders. While the real estate Bungie’s opened to us has been limited, it’s given a very solid peek at just what kind of game Destiny is going to be. Overall, playing Destiny feels like […]

‘Destiny’ receives new trailer, details on alpha and beta tests


Bungie’s Destiny opened the 2014 Sony Press Conference with a brand new gameplay cinematic trailer. The story trailer gave more background on the history of this alternate present, along with a look at the major conflict surrounding the game. Immediately following the trailer, Andrew House revealed that on July 17, PlayStation gamers will be the first […]

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