As gamers, we love to complain about developers and publishers when they screw up, or when they turn seemingly tone deaf to our requests and demands. But sometimes, they get it wonderfully correct. Here are three recent examples of smart efforts to do great games right.
The original Destiny broke the mold, offering an RPG/Shooter and Online combo game that was fast and furious. But it was missing some key elements, like a deep plot. Have no fear, Destiny 2 keeps its predecessor’s best running and gunning elements, while fixing myriad flaws. Your Destiny is here!
Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), deliver the world-renowned, first-person action game, Destiny 2, to players across the globe at 12:00 A.M. September 6 regionally in each territory where available at global retailers on PlayStation 4 systems with additional, timed exclusive* content, and Xbox One (PlayStationPlus or Xbox Live Gold subscription, respectively, required for significant features). On the heels of celebrating the biggest Beta in Bungie and Activision Publishing history, and after receiving nearly 70 global awards and nominations to date, including industry behemoths “Best Multiplayer Game and Best Social/Online Game … Continue reading Destiny 2 Begins Worldwide Console Launch
It’s getting close to the time when gamers need to decide if they want to pick up Destiny 2 at launch, engage in some type of pre-order deal making, or simply wait and see if the game is everything that is promised. Todd knows what he is doing. Do you?
Michael’s back with some of his worries after playing the Beta for his favorite game to hate on for this week’s Video Game Tuesday. It’s his Destiny 2 Beta Concerns.
We dive into the console version of the Destiny 2 beta, with the PC version coming in August. For the most part the game looks great and plays smoothly, though it’s very similar to the original. It’s worth a shot if like the sci-fi shooter and MMO mix.
Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced the early launch date for Destiny 2 on PlayStation 4, and Xbox One (PlayStationPlus or Xbox Live Gold subscription, respectively, required for significant features, and beta access) scheduled for September 6. The PC version launch date is scheduled for October 24 and is now available to pre-order via Battle.net, Blizzard Entertainment’s online gaming service. Debuted during the E3 Sony Press Conference was Destiny 2’s latest cinematic story trailer “Our Darkest Hour” featuring the ominous villain, Dominus Ghaul. The Destiny 2 console beta early access … Continue reading Destiny 2 Gets Early Release Date
Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced Destiny 2, the sequel to the internationally acclaimed Destiny, a first-person action game that takes the player on an epic journey to defend humanity from annihilation. The official Destiny 2 reveal trailer, “Rally the Troops,” debuted a character-driven glimpse at Destiny 2’s story today. Additionally, the first hands-on gameplay reveal livestream will be broadcast around the world on May 18. The broadcast will showcase a variety of fun, action-oriented activities within Destiny 2, and will highlight the brand-new, epic adventure waiting for players. With … Continue reading Destiny 2 Gets Release Date, Coming to PC
The latest expansion for everyone’s favorite sci-fi MMO Shooter, Destiny: Rise of Iron, may be the last major DLC before Destiny 2 is released in 2017. How does this mega-expansion affect the game’s legacy?
Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced Destiny: Rise of Iron, the next highly-anticipated, large expansion in the Destiny universe.Building upon the legacy of Destiny, this new chapter draws players back to where their journey was born and entices them to join alongside one of Destiny’s greatest heroes to battle an ancient enemy from the past. Rise of Iron launches on September 20, 2016 and will be available for the PlayStation 4 system and Xbox One (PlayStationPlus, Xbox Live Gold, required for some features). Requires Destiny game and The Taken King … Continue reading Bungie Announces Destiny: Rise of Iron