Destiny is a first person role playing shooter developed by Bungie and published by Activision.
It is Bungie’s first new project since the end of their partnership with Microsoft that saw them working on Halo for nearly a decade.
Since Destiny 1 launched in 2014, it's been the seventh best-selling franchise in terms of tracked sales.
"I think we need to dispel that notion," says Bungie's communications director David Dague.
It's worth noting that this figure only accounts for physical sales.
Not owning the IP was also a factor in the Activision-Bungie split.
What lies in the future of Destiny, long and short term? Luke Smith attempts to assuage our doubts.
Investors are concerned there may have been fraud involved in the proceedings.
What is the best possible move for Bungie from here on out?
Given the developer's track record, we're cautiously optimistic about the franchise's future.
Bungie has ended its partnership with Activision and taken full ownership of the Destiny IP.
One player reports flying into the Dreadnaught while playing a Daily Heroic Adventure.
A lot of issues, but no truly big ones yet.
Young Ahamkara’s Spine, Voidfang Vestments and more.
Back on track.
Hopefully Bungie fixes them soon.
Changes to the Silver Dust Economy are coming up.
We heavily advise you to not do this, however.
Bungie listening to feedback? What madness is this?
Giving us the game we should have gotten the first time around.
"Rezyl Azzir is not one of us."
However Bungie are already working to resolve it
Bungie works hard to make sure different weapons lead to competitive matches
Destiny players speculate at a potential fifth race in Bungie's shared world shooter.
The Destiny UI was not always this good.
Nothing can be done about Destiny but Bungie can do a lot more with the sequel as far as older content goes.
The fans are feeling ignored a little bit.
The community seems to be happy about the removal.
Getting ghosts has been harder than Bungie intended.
The mode will be one that can only be played with a partner
Some updates form Bungie's MMO shooter Destiny.
Nathan Fillion was quite sly in his reference.
If Bungie cycles out old content while cycling in new content, the math says there's still not enough content to make players happy.
Bungies teases new update.
Destiny is in a better state this year but here are some gripes that still exist.
More secrets unearthed in Destiny.
So what is Xur selling this week?
The concept is a good one, but not from Bungie.
More Bullets is being bypassed for now.
Time to see Banshee-44 again.
There could eventually be more slots for emotes.
Maybe this will help.
Bungie making changes to Titan so that they can fit more with other classes.
This Sparrow doesn't do much different but it looks cool.
More content coming soon to Destiny: The Taken King.
The changes to the game just keep coming.
Silver in the game is among the top PSN add-ons purchased.
The latest in what is becoming a long line of cool weapons.
Some Year 2 and some Year 1 weapons are getting this boost.
Smith used some classic games as a backbone for parts of the Vault of Glass.
There are plenty of things Bungie shouldn't have in future DLCs. Here are a few.
The development team is aware of a lot of things about Destiny that aren't appreciated- but are there by design nonetheless.
Your first in-depth look at the Sleeper Simulant exotic fusion rifle.
Bungie developer sheds lights on company's ideas behind the game.
Use them when Destiny's squandered potential stresses you out.
Bungie is making a lot of the right moves with its expansion but there's still more to be done.
Banshee-44 plays a bigger part in your advancement in Taken King.
Start with the Arc Edge and then go through a rather long process.
Another power weapon that takes some time to unlock, but is worth the effort.
The Touch of Malice is one of the better exotics out there.
Previous raid took an hour less.
Xur's providing the Three of Coin allows for a nice exploit.
A complete guide for Destiny The Taken King.
Armsday allows users to test out new weapons without buying them.
Bungie's Luke Timmons talks - and doesn't talk - about The Taken King.
These kinds of items have been popping up for weeks now.
Now we just need Nolan to say "that wizard came from the moon."
Bungie servers are having a tough go.
Destiny's development was a disaster.
Could be maintenance for the Taken King or could just be routine maintenance.
Potential spoilers inside.
Weapons and armor have been changed.
Bungie is working hard to keep its rep as a big time multiplayer map maker.
Sword slinging against space criminals is always fun.
The skins combine the best of both worlds.
Noise level leads players to think guns are more or less powerful.
Bungie looks to be focusing on bringing a better story along with the DLC.
How does Bungie and Activision get those gamers to come back?
The upcoming expansion sounds good but there are plenty of reasons to manage expectations.
It's always nice to know the bigwigs are gamers themselves.
We'll see how evolved the game has gotten when the DLC lands.
Those Rumors around Destiny 2 are looking shakier all the time.
Take this rumor with a massive grain of salt.
Bungie may be trying a new narrative direction with the game.
There's an argument to be had whether the people making these codes are helping or hurting.
Bungie could improve on its development practices - here are five studios it can learn from.
Xur location and inventory for July 3rd and 4th revealed.
Taken King information blowout.
Someone out there hates Red Bull.
Destiny planning to celebrate year old Guardians.
But Bungie can't stop taking themselves too seriously.
Latest reset brings in new strikes.
Will it be enough, though?
The company will give details on July 7.
The White Glove treatment comes with some pretty big strings.
Sony confirms the next expansion pack for Destiny.
Will The Taken King make an appearance at E3 2015?
Prison of Elders doesn't have enough checkpoints and it takes too long for a large swath of Destiny players.
Some speculation regarding Destiny's next expansion pack.
Short video talks about the things only Playstation gamers can get in Destiny.
megamanexe4 has apparently made an interesting discovery regarding additional content for the House of Wolves.
The Lighthouse is apparently only accessible if you manage to rack up nine wins before you lose.
Destiny players are sharing new bounty information online
A complete guide for Destiny House of Wolves.
The major content reveal is here
New video lays out exactly how to level up quickly enough to see success right away in House of Wolves.
New faction weapons from House of Wolves showcased.
Bungie hopes House of Wolves will bring the kind of storyline fans have been looking for since the game first launched.
These can be earned as top-tier rewards in new activities in House of Wolves.
A sign of things to come?
Is this a coincidence?
However what exactly they are has not been revealed.
An interesting speculation regading 'Comet'.
New images from upcoming Destiny DLC.
The big day for Guardians draws near.
Finally, let the grinding begin.
Dark days are ahead, bring a light along.
The two strikes will take place in Meridian Bay, Mars.
Bungie will start penalizing idlers.
Recent DestinyDB entries could point to new upcoming bounties from the Reef.
Seems like a busy week for Destiny players.
At the moment, Destiny players are feeling a little bit left out.
Would you rather have last gen lobbies or current gen invite spamming?
I would totally buy these.
Is Xur really being controlled by Bungie to keep players under powered?
The House of Wolves is seemingly ready to go, it's just a little devoid of life.
Also, Bungie might be pulling the strings on Xur after all.
Bad news for the data miners amongst us
Arguably the best pulse rifle is currently on sale in Destiny.
Get the inside line on just what you need .
As usual take this information with a grain of salt.
Love it or hate it, Destiny is here to stay.
Creepers or Thralls? You decide.
New glitch brings a new loot farm
It would seem as though Xur can be manipulated after all.
Take this with a grain of salt.
Legitimate looking screengrabs point towards more content.
A harsh lesson using the PS4's share play feature.
Destiny players continue to tackle Nightfall strikes
Another example of an overpowered player has been found.
Plan ahead for the House of Wolves.
It was most likely all a simple misunderstanding .
Better luck hunting next time Guardians.
Some high tier gear may point towards new level caps.
A quick overview of things in store.
Farm that loot until the sun goes down.
It's like surgery but with code.
New rare loot for gamers.
The Agent of the Nine has more than redeemed himself.
Here's some info that might just save your life.
So many space guns, you wouldn't even know where to start.
Iron banner matches will bring the pain to noobs.
Xur finally brings back the Exotic hand cannon.
An impressive speed run of Crota.
How to make quick work of Crota.
Eyes up, Guardians. Your war is far from over.
Here is a list of all current Legendary Ships and how to obtain them.
Which game did not delivered on the promise?
A new weapon for a new day, just don't forget the Three Little Words.
This Vanquisher will help you Vanquish your foes.
A space age shotgun is miles better than a regular shotgun.
Will you be the first to claim it?
A complete guide for Destiny: The Dark Below.
Destiny's "Ten Year Plan" might include Save Data compatibility.
Lizard Squad have taken responsibility for the attack.
From secret rooms to references in Halo 3 ODST, think you know all about Destiny?
Some new gear to keep you ahead of everyone.
Time to bust open the space age bank.
A nice gesture of good will from Bungie.
But thankfully, it can be avoided.
Bungie's online shooter still reigns supreme in the UK despite falling sales.
Destiny's engagement levels "on par" with Call of Duty.
Heavy ammo is the order of the day in Destiny's newest live event playlist.
A complete video walkthrough for Destiny.
Marks the biggest week for the console in the UK.
Not the good, not the bad, just the middle ground.
Space man goes 'pew pew pew', apparently you like watching that a lot.
Now put all that money into actually making a good game!
Does it make the game fun yet?
'Anything under an 8 is ridiculous!'
It's all about perspective really.
PS4 version accounts for 46 percent of sales.
When you consider the looting and range of content, it's not even close.
70 PS4 Games, and 33 for PS Vita.
This is why we can't have good things.
Bungie happy with exploring new territory.
A complete guide for Destiny.
But it's so pretty!
But it just launched...
'It's what Activision does best.'
Sony's console is once again in the lead.
Because why not?
Take that, Watch Dogs!
No Persona 5. FML.
"Bungie did a lot of work to make those great."
Head of production Jonty Barnes talks about the risk of a new IP for Bungie.
Arguably the biggest shooter of the year (this week) goes live.
It's absolutely mind blowing, truly next gen, highly dynamic and very emotional.
Take that, 3DS!
Yes, even the corny kind.
"Stay vigilant, Guardians" says Bungie.
Check out the competitive map you'll be able to shoot up.
Check out a Google Earth-esque view of our Solar System in the future.
Bungie and Activision spare no expense to make Destiny's launch go well.
Why are we always killing Dragons? That's why they hate us so much.
I like to call this the Peter Molyneux syndrome.
Improves UI readability among other things.
Another Raid for launch or one to be added in future expansions?
Crypt Hammer? That's all sorts of awesome.
Bungie's multiplayer first person shooter is now being sent out for manufacturing and distribution.
"Weapons belong to the players who acquire them through action and bravery," says Bungie.
So not necessarily on September 9th in the US or UK.
Okay, that's a hell of a deal.
Honestly though? They are amazed you would even think that.
Go forth little game, it's your Destiny!
Destiny. Because calling it MMOFPSRPG is just a bit too much.
Also, a new trailer.
Bungie's Tyson Green says the total amount of changes would leave beta characters in a bad way.
CEO Eric Hirshberg believes the industry can support two big releases in the same period.
Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg said there would be a few tweaks though.
Bungie's senior environment artist Jason Sussman on Destiny's design inspirations, PS4/Xbox One development, possible PC version and almost everything under the hood.
You will spend a lot of money on this game, it's your Destiny.
Head into the abyss with your friends in the end-game.
A ghost in the shell.
'I don't want people to bully or grief me when I play online.'
A comparison of the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the beta.
Bungie's beta went live sooner than expected and is already facing issues.
Xbox One and Xbox 360 players join the beta.
A slight misunderstanding is followed by a brutal shattering of dreams.
Xbox One and Xbox 360 users will join the mix this Wednesday.
Not a 'generational' difference.
Special Destiny and The Last of Us themed PS4 consoles.
Guess what it is...
Any current connection issues will be ironed out over the next few days though.
Possible tips to get you inside the beta.
I mean, if that's your thing, great, I guess.
Bungie promises surprises for all players regardless of their platform.
Some lucky PS4 users have been able to pre-load the beta.
'There is a surprising amount of pushback right now.'
Sounds about right.
Xbox exclusives dominate the list.
Even if you've already pre-ordered, you'll be eligible for the recently announced collector's edition.
Spencer's not mad at Bungie for aligning with PlayStation for Destiny.
Cowen and Company shares its thoughts on titles it expects to sell well.
That wizard came from the moon...no more?
Fancy killing every single class in one match?
Bungie has a ton of content planned for those who hit the maximum level.
Could arrive a few weeks after the PS3 and PS4 beta release.
They apparently helped out with the online infrastructure too.
Bungie loves PlayStation.
It's pretty basic, but it's there.
Bungie loves PlayStation.
Bungie had to make sure that the game looks good across all platforms.
Destiny's next is a visual splendor.
Senior Environment Artist Jason Sussman explains to GamingBolt that all versions of Destiny will look and play great.
Eric Hirshberg says it's currently a "heavy point of discussion".
Bungie wants to "untether guardians" and allow you to go wherever you want.
A white PS4 bundle also announced.
Destiny will benefit from a resolution increase following the June firmware update on Xbox One.
Bungie and Activision have yet to confirm the same though.
Information coming at E3 next week.
Bungie talks a bit about its upcoming online shooter.
E3 attendees will experience competitive multiplayer in "intense, skill-based arenas".
PS3 and PS4 users can book their copies now for beta access this July.
Also lots of shooting.
Year-on-year, of course.
CEO Bobby Kotick provides a ballpark figure for the online shooter's budget.
Bungie details the four multiplayer modes of Destiny.
Giving away one free beta code.
You won't need to unlock PvP individually for characters.
Can't wait, eh?
Venus and Mars are also on the cards down the line after launch.
More information on the co-op Strike missions revealed.
Bungie denies accusations.
Two new confidential Destiny videos just for you.
New details for the year's most anticipated MMO shooter.
The Guardians of Destiny have their work cut out for them in facing the Fallen.
Bungie has cryptically released some new details... or has it?
Shrike mounts also seen in action.
The house that Halo built is hoping you'll love what you see.
'This game is close to shipping.'
The upcoming beta will also be Bungie's biggest yet.
Bungie's online shooter gets a whole lot more intricate.
Players will find tons of items within the game to further customize their characters.
Breathing new life into the storytelling.
The "shared world" shooter shows off some new footage.
'Destiny is a thing to be shared.'
Land-speeders much, Bungie?
Go hands on with Bungie's latest magnum opus this summer.
Technical director Chris Butcher goes into detail about the online shooter.
Bungie is hard at work over the holidays on their upcoming MMO FPS.
Now includes partial third person elements after switching to first person.
Plan to go out it alone? You might want to reconsider.
Fight back the Darkness by awakening the mysterious Traveler in Bungie's next.
Speeders, grenades, explosions and epic scale as usual.
Game Informer's latest issue has the goods on Bungie's next.
More than 14 pages of details and new screenshots.
Destiny looks stunning on the PS4.
The house that built Halo prefers to focus on four core platforms.
As well as an open world that is literally solar system sized.
Will they actually implement support? That remains to be seen.
"The atmosphere in it is incredible."
Check back on Twitter each day to pick up a beta code for the game.
There will be plenty to do and see when the beta arrives in 2014.
To the terra...tomorrow.
Bungie describes the goods.
Bungie gains an exceptional talent.
Didn't quite mention who was working on what platform.
Words from Bungie's COO on their next project: Destiny
The stars all falling in lines, and whatnot.
Activision is bringing the blockbusters to Cologne.
Used in world generation, we talk to the creators about the future of Umbra.
A new generation of consoles is helping to breed new types of Massive Multiplayer titles.
CEO Eric Hirshberg also plays down reduced pre-orders for COD: Ghosts.
Creative lead Joe Staten says they'd be idiots if they didn't look at Borderlands.
Can you do so offline though? Still not confirmed.
Bungie.net integration also confirmed.
New developer commentary.
The online shooter will also feature competitive multiplayer.
Players can easily stick to their "own adventure unaided by other games".
Full HD Glory
Lead engineer Chris Butcher discusses the public spaces and events of Destiny in greater detail.
But it will be awesome on all of them.
COO Pete Parsons talks about where players will converge.
Bungie talks about the rationale behind the decision.
The PlayStation 4 primes its third party shooter.
Activision's lineup for E3 2013 detailed.
Developers such as Ubisoft Montreal and Remedy also licensing tech for future projects.
That too at Sony's PlayStation E3 conference on June 10th.
In case you didn't think it was.
Bungie dispels rumours.
Bungie's shooter just got a whole lot...greener.
More details to be revealed at E3.
The scale of it all easily exceeds anything seen in their Halo games.
Everything you want to know about the game.
And it certainly beats drawing armour for ten years.
Hunter, Titan and Warlock at your command.
They have reworked the engine to support Destiny.
Has some MMO mechanics.
The Sony versions get exclusive content.
Analyst Arvind Bhatia believes Activision will want to avoid cannibalization of COD's sales.
Cease the rumours and speculation, say Activision.
Check out some amazing wallpapers for Bungie's Destiny in 1080P.
A sample from the soundtrack has also been revealed.
If that's not a "Come at me, bro!" we don't know what is.
Pre-orders are up.
Ambiguousness for the win!
The game will feature in Bungie's discussion on building a brave new world.
Massive project by Bungie, the creators of Halo.
Despite their scary histories, the importance of big publishers can't discounted.
Bungie's new game with Activision, will still be familiar to Halo players.
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