News items tagged with bungie

Destiny Bringing Back Old Weapons

Destiny Bringing Back Old Weapons

Destiny’s Age of Triumph live event will give players a chance to earn Year 2 versions of Trials of Osiris, Iron Banner, and the Crucible weapons from new bounties.

By Weston Albert on 18 March 2017
Destiny's Exotic Vendor: What is Xur Selling?

Destiny's Exotic Vendor: What is Xur Selling?

It’s the weekend, which means that Destiny players are searching the Tower for the exotic vendor Xur once again. For the week of Marc...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 March 2017
Destiny's Age of Triumph Will Reduce PvP Playlists

Destiny's Age of Triumph Will Reduce PvP Playlists

Longtime Destiny fans, say goodbye to the Classic playlists in the Crucible menu. According to a designer at Bungie, come Age of Triu...

By Weston Albert on 16 March 2017
Destiny Switching Up Weekly Activities This Month

Destiny Switching Up Weekly Activities This Month

In the second reveal stream for Destiny’s upcoming live event, Age of Triumph, developer Bungie showed how the weekly playlists are g...

By Weston Albert on 16 March 2017
Destiny Players Glitch Through Vault of Glass

Destiny Players Glitch Through Vault of Glass

Destiny player shows off how he uses a sword and sparrow to glitch through the Vault of Glass raid and visit each area of the raid, including Atheon’s throne room.

By Boston Blake on 14 March 2017
Destiny Teases Daybreak Strikes, New Prison of Elders

Destiny Teases Daybreak Strikes, New Prison of Elders

Destiny looks to be bringing a new strike type or playlist along with a refreshed Prison of Elders in its next live event later this month called Age of Triumph.

By Weston Albert on 13 March 2017
GR Pick: Destiny & Star Wars Crossover Video

GR Pick: Destiny & Star Wars Crossover Video

One ardent science fiction fan creates a crossover video featuring elements from Bungie’s action-RPG Destiny and materials from the Star Wars film franchise.

By Kyle Sledge on 13 March 2017
Destiny Won't Be Getting Any More Vault Space

Destiny Won't Be Getting Any More Vault Space

Destiny collectors may need to make some tough choices about what gear they want to keep and dismantle, as Bungie has confirmed that...

By Weston Albert on 10 March 2017
Destiny Shows Off Updated Raid Armor for Age of Triumph

Destiny Shows Off Updated Raid Armor for Age of Triumph

When Bungie revealed its plans for Destiny’s final live event, Age of Triumph, it also revealed that players could earn new armor by...

By Boston Blake on 10 March 2017
Destiny: Xur Location and Items

Destiny: Xur Location and Items

This week, Destiny players can find their favorite exotic weapon and armor vendor Xur in The Reef. The Agent of the Nine doesn’t alwa...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 March 2017
Destiny Nightfalls Will Change in Next Live Event

Destiny Nightfalls Will Change in Next Live Event

Destiny‘s next live event, Age of Triumph, will bring a change to the game’s weekly Nightfall Strikes. While exactly what that change...

By Weston Albert on 09 March 2017
Destiny's Old Raids Returning with New Challenge Modes

Destiny's Old Raids Returning with New Challenge Modes

All roads pointed towards Destiny bringing back old raids to Year 3, and that has been confirmed by the game’s developer Bungie in a...

By Weston Albert on 08 March 2017
Destiny Brings Back Elemental Primaries, Vex Mythoclast

Destiny Brings Back Elemental Primaries, Vex Mythoclast

Despite saying that Destiny‘s elemental primaries were a thing of the past, they are making a return to Destiny as part of the game’s...

By Weston Albert on 08 March 2017
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New This Week For March 7, 2017

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New This Week For March 7, 2017

After The Dawning seasonal event wrapped up early in January, many fans were wondering what else was left for Destiny. With a less th...

By Derek Nichols on 07 March 2017
Destiny Age of Triumph Adds ‘Biggest Record Book Yet’

Destiny Age of Triumph Adds ‘Biggest Record Book Yet’

Destiny has one more live event to debut, and from the latest reveal teaser it appears Age of Triumph may provide fans with a lot of...

By Weston Albert on 06 March 2017
Destiny's Full Reset Means Destiny 2 is Coming to PC?

Destiny's Full Reset Means Destiny 2 is Coming to PC?

While most Destiny fans were not expecting Bungie to reveal anything about Destiny 2 during today’s content update tease, the develop...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 March 2017
Destiny Bringing Back Old Raids More Likely Than Ever

Destiny Bringing Back Old Raids More Likely Than Ever

It has been a popular fan request since Destiny‘s Year 2: “Bungie, please bring back old raids at current Light levels.” The possibil...

By Weston Albert on 06 March 2017
Destiny’s Last Live Event Launches Late March

Destiny’s Last Live Event Launches Late March

As promised, Destiny’s developer Bungie today announced the road ahead for its sci-fi looter shooter, saying that Destiny will get on...

By Weston Albert on 03 March 2017
The 8 Biggest Video Game Comebacks Ever

The 8 Biggest Video Game Comebacks Ever

While most games inevitably lose players and die off, some rebound and recapture strong player bases and interest. Here’s Game Rant’s...

By Boston Blake on 20 February 2017
Destiny's Most Popular PvP Weapons After Balance Update

Destiny's Most Popular PvP Weapons After Balance Update

After a new weapon balance hot fix released on Tuesday, Reddit users reveal the new top 10 list of guns used in the Destiny Crucible for primary, secondary, and heavy weapons. This year is...

By Derek Nichols on 16 February 2017
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For February 14, 2016

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For February 14, 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset, and here is everything that guardians needs to know for February 14, 2017. While man...

By Derek Nichols on 14 February 2017
Report: Destiny 2 is Titled Forge of Hope

Report: Destiny 2 is Titled Forge of Hope

According to an anonymous leaker on Reddit, the follow-up to Destiny will use an all-new engine, and is set to launch on PC as well as current-gen consoles. [UPDATE: Bungie marketing direct...

By Brad Jones on 09 February 2017
Destiny's Crimson Days Event Will Not Return This Year

Destiny's Crimson Days Event Will Not Return This Year

Bungie announces that Destiny‘s Valentine’s Day themed live event, Crimson Days, will not be returning in Year 3, as the developer focuses on future content. Around this time last year, Des...

By Weston Albert on 20 January 2017
Destiny Player Solos Aksis at Old Level Cap

Destiny Player Solos Aksis at Old Level Cap

A Destiny fan lowers his Light level down to the old 385 cap to test the idea that soloing Aksis at that level is impossible, proving it doesn’t take 400 Light to conquer the raid boss. Des...

By Weston Albert on 17 January 2017
Destiny Guide: When to Equip High-Caliber Rounds

Destiny Guide: When to Equip High-Caliber Rounds

Destiny‘s High-Caliber Round perk has more to it than meets the eye, being highly effective on some weapons while being practically useless on others. If there’s one weapon perk in Destiny...

By Weston Albert on 14 January 2017
Destiny's Iron Banner Clash Returns for January

Destiny's Iron Banner Clash Returns for January

January’s Iron Banner PvP playlist is returning January 17th as Clash and brings with it the Iron Banner sidearm, rocket launcher, gauntlets, and chest armor. Destiny’s Iron Banner has been...

By Weston Albert on 13 January 2017
Destiny Will Get Another Content Update This Year

Destiny Will Get Another Content Update This Year

Destiny’s developer Bungie announces that its Live Team is working on a content update that will come out this year, giving fans more to do before an expected sequel in 2017. It appears th...

By Weston Albert on 12 January 2017
Black Ops 3 DLC, Rise of Iron Top PS4 Add-Ons of 2016

Black Ops 3 DLC, Rise of Iron Top PS4 Add-Ons of 2016

The official US PlayStation blog reveals the top selling PlayStation store add-ons in 2016, with Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC and Destiny: Rise of Iron leading the pack. Gaming retrospecti...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 January 2017
Destiny: How to Play Sparrow Racing in Private Matches

Destiny: How to Play Sparrow Racing in Private Matches

Find out how Destiny fans can still race Sparrows to their hearts’ content, now available in private matches after the latest live event and Sparrow Racing League has ended. As of January 3...

By Weston Albert on 05 January 2017
Destiny Guide: Traveler's Walk Dead Ghost Location

Destiny Guide: Traveler's Walk Dead Ghost Location

With Destiny’s December event, The Dawning, now over, a new dead ghost appears in the recently opened Traveler’s Walk area of the Tower. Here’s where to find it. Throughout its successful g...

By Derek Nichols on 04 January 2017
Destiny Players Find Strange Fortunes in Dawning Gifts

Destiny Players Find Strange Fortunes in Dawning Gifts

Even though the developer is technically on holiday break, Bungie sneaks in a new Easter Egg for players to find while opening the daily gifts in Destiny. While 2016 represented another gre...

By Derek Nichols on 30 December 2016
Destiny Fan Creates Awesome Raid Weapon Concepts

Destiny Fan Creates Awesome Raid Weapon Concepts

With Destiny fans’ ongoing desire for old raids to come back to the game, one fan theorizes how refreshed raid weapons could work in the current state of the game. After Destiny‘s current l...

By Weston Albert on 30 December 2016
Destiny Guide: Finish The Dawning's Hardest Quests

Destiny Guide: Finish The Dawning's Hardest Quests

With just days left before Destiny‘s December live event, The Dawning, goes away, follow these easy steps to wrap up the toughest quests and record book tasks. The Dawning is Destiny‘s late...

By Weston Albert on 29 December 2016
Destiny 2 Job Post Hints at Small Scale Story Content

Destiny 2 Job Post Hints at Small Scale Story Content

Bungie launches a number of narrative-focused job listings on its website, with some suggesting that smaller scale story content could be expected throughout the life of Destiny 2. When it...

By Rob Gordon on 28 December 2016
Destiny Posts Impressive Stats on The Dawning Event

Destiny Posts Impressive Stats on The Dawning Event

Destiny developer Bungie releases statistics and figures about Destiny‘s latest live event, The Dawning, and what players have been able to accomplish so far. Destiny‘s current live event,...

By Weston Albert on 24 December 2016
Destiny Funko Pop Figures Coming Next Year

Destiny Funko Pop Figures Coming Next Year

The vinyl toy company Funko Pop officially announces its intentions to partner with Bungie for the release of a line of Destiny figures sometime next year. It’s no secret that a large porti...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 December 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For December 20, 2016

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For December 20, 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset, and here is everything that one needs to know for December 20. While Bungie may be o...

By Derek Nichols on 20 December 2016
Destiny Players Raise $15,000 for Charity

Destiny Players Raise $15,000 for Charity

Destiny fans faced off in the game’s Sparrow Racing League, creating a tournament between streamers that netted more than $15,000 for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Over the weekend a group...

By Weston Albert on 19 December 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get the Poison Apple Sparrow

Destiny Guide: How to Get the Poison Apple Sparrow

Check out this guide to see how to complete Destiny‘s new exclusive Sparrow Racing League Quest before it’s gone, and get the new Sparrow The Poison Apple. There is a new quest in Destiny t...

By Weston Albert on 18 December 2016
Destiny Guide: Get Nova Mortis and Abbadon Exotics

Destiny Guide: Get Nova Mortis and Abbadon Exotics

Find out how to add two new exotics to your arsenal with this guide to completing The Dawning quests for the Nova Mortis and Abbadon...

By Weston Albert on 17 December 2016
Destiny: The Collection Is Only $25 Today

Destiny: The Collection Is Only $25 Today

As part of Amazon’s Deal of the Day promotion, Destiny: The Collection, which includes the base game and every expansion, sells for only $25 for the rest of the day. Since it released back...

By Derek Nichols on 15 December 2016
Next Destiny Balance Patch Won't Just Nerf Shotguns

Next Destiny Balance Patch Won't Just Nerf Shotguns

Destiny co-community manager, Chris “Cosmo” Shannon reveals new developer insight into how the team is approaching weapon balancing issues such as shotguns. After launching two years ago a...

By Derek Nichols on 14 December 2016
Are Destiny Items Hinting at New Content Coming Soon?

Are Destiny Items Hinting at New Content Coming Soon?

Destiny fans discover more than 80 “Classified” items in the game’s database, which is leading some to believe that a new live event or content drop could be coming in the near future. Des...

By Weston Albert on 14 December 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get The Dawning's New Armor Sets

Destiny Guide: How to Get The Dawning's New Armor Sets

Destiny’s December event, The Dawning, brings with it a ton of new armor to collect. Here’s where to find each set, and how to get them before the event ends. In addition to new exotic weap...

By Weston Albert on 14 December 2016
Destiny Raid Team Beats Aksis Without Slamming His Back

Destiny Raid Team Beats Aksis Without Slamming His Back

One Destiny team is able to beat Aksis in the Wrath of the Machine raid by ignoring most of the key mechanics of the boss fight and not slamming his back. While most of the Destiny fan base...

By Anthony Taormina on 14 December 2016
See How Three Destiny Strikes Are Changing

See How Three Destiny Strikes Are Changing

Destiny‘s The Dawning event introduces three remastered Year 1 Strikes to the game, which have been given new enemies and mechanics for players to deal with. The Dawning adds Strike Scorin...

By Weston Albert on 13 December 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For December 13, 2016

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For December 13, 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset and here is everything that you’ll need to know for December 13. The day many Destiny...

By Derek Nichols on 13 December 2016
New Destiny Trailer Previews 'The Dawning' Live Event

New Destiny Trailer Previews 'The Dawning' Live Event

A new trailer shows off what Destiny fans can expect when the game’s December live event, called The Dawning, launches including Sparrow Racing League and Strike Scoring. Destiny hopes to d...

By Weston Albert on 13 December 2016
Next Destiny Update Buffs Skeleton Key Drops

Next Destiny Update Buffs Skeleton Key Drops

Destiny‘s Upcoming update arriving alongside The Dawning live event will buff Skeleton Key drops, fix some issues from the launch of Rise of Iron, and more. Iron Banner may be the activity...

By Weston Albert on 09 December 2016
These Are Destiny's Newest Weapon Ornaments

These Are Destiny's Newest Weapon Ornaments

Get a glimpse of all the new Ornaments that will be added to Destiny when The Dawning live event launches later in December, allowing players to change the look of some weapons. Destiny: Ri...

By Weston Albert on 07 December 2016
Destiny Player Beats Siege Engine Solo

Destiny Player Beats Siege Engine Solo

Destiny challenge legend Slayerage completes the Siege Engine encounter in the new Wrath of the Machine raid solo with the help of a very useful trick. After nearly two months of players t...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 December 2016
Destiny Fan Trailer is Awesomely Nostalgic

Destiny Fan Trailer is Awesomely Nostalgic

A Destiny fan cuts together footage from trailers and cutscenes from the game’s history to create an amazing look back at the sci-fi shooter and the journey of longtime players. The Destiny...

By Weston Albert on 26 November 2016
Bungie Teases New Destiny Content Reveals

Bungie Teases New Destiny Content Reveals

Bungie says the addition of new content in Destiny is about to ‘speed up again,’ giving fans hope that they’ll have more to play ahead of an official sequel. Many Destiny fans are starting...

By Weston Albert on 24 November 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For November 15, 2016

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For November 15, 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset and here is everything that you’ll need to know for Nov 22. It’s been an interesting...

By Derek Nichols on 22 November 2016
Destiny Matchmaking Details Released

Destiny Matchmaking Details Released

After a barrage of negative comments from fans, Destiny‘s developer, Bungie, releases full details about how the game matches players together in PvP. This week, Bungie has been facing a de...

By Weston Albert on 20 November 2016
Destiny Devs Respond to Protest Over Matchmaking

Destiny Devs Respond to Protest Over Matchmaking

Bungie asks fans to give their reasons and feedback after a flood of complaints and forum protests about skill-based matchmaking having a place in Destiny. Destiny fans are taking their pas...

By Weston Albert on 18 November 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: Nightfall, Strikes, and More

Destiny Weekly Reset: Nightfall, Strikes, and More

Destiny: Rise of Iron starts up another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset and here is everything that you’ll need to know about what’s new. With the annual Fes...

By Derek Nichols on 11 November 2016
Destiny's Festival of the Lost Event is Live

Destiny's Festival of the Lost Event is Live

The second annual Festival of the Lost event is now underway, giving Destiny players the chance to take part in Halloween-themed activities and earn seasonal rewards. As Halloween approache...

By Brad Jones on 04 November 2016
Destiny Raid Boss Beaten by Two Players on Heroic Mode

Destiny Raid Boss Beaten by Two Players on Heroic Mode

Two players incredibly conquer Vosik on Wrath of the Machine Heroic Mode, arguably the most difficult boss encounter of the harder mode of Destiny‘s new raid. Destiny fans never cease to am...

By Weston Albert on 30 October 2016
How Destiny's Microtransactions Slowly Became a Problem

How Destiny's Microtransactions Slowly Became a Problem

When Destiny first released it was not unlike most loot-based games on the market. There was tons of gear and weapons to collect, and a player’s collection was largely determined by the amo...

By Anthony Taormina on 29 October 2016
Destiny Gets Spooky Version of Trials of Osiris

Destiny Gets Spooky Version of Trials of Osiris

As a part of the festivities around Destiny‘s Halloween live event, Festival of the Lost, Trials of Osiris gets special gameplay modifiers not typical of the mode. Destiny fans are taking p...

By Weston Albert on 29 October 2016
How to Get Destiny's New Secret Broom Sparrow

How to Get Destiny's New Secret Broom Sparrow

Some very thorough Destiny players discover an amazingly spooky secret in the game’s Festival of the Lost Halloween event: a hidden Sparrow racing broom. Festival of the Lost, the yearly D...

By Curt Hutson on 26 October 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: Nightfall, Playlists, and More

Destiny Weekly Reset: Nightfall, Playlists, and More

Destiny: Rise of Iron starts up another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset and here is everything that you’ll need to know about what’s new. Another week has fi...

By Derek Nichols on 25 October 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Hit the 400 Light Level Cap

Destiny Guide: How to Hit the 400 Light Level Cap

With the increase of the Light level cap and changes to the upgrade economy, Destiny fans will want to be playing the right activities to level up to 400 Light fast. With the launch of Wrat...

By Weston Albert on 20 October 2016
Destiny's Raid Mechanic You'll Likely Soon Need to Know

Destiny's Raid Mechanic You'll Likely Soon Need to Know

Destiny‘s new raid has a mechanic that many players ignore or may not even know about, but it is likely to play a major part of Wrath of the Machine’s Heroic Mode. When Destiny players fi...

By Weston Albert on 17 October 2016
Destiny Guide: Getting the Most Out of Archon's Forge

Destiny Guide: Getting the Most Out of Archon's Forge

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most out of your time in Archon’s Forge, a must-play activity for anyone reaching for the highest Light levels in Destiny. Most Destiny player...

By Weston Albert on 12 October 2016
Destiny: Weekly Nightfall, Strikes, Quests, & More

Destiny: Weekly Nightfall, Strikes, Quests, & More

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset and here is everything that you’ll need to know about what’s new. In the world of Des...

By Derek Nichols on 11 October 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Reach Light Level 385 Fast

Destiny Guide: How to Reach Light Level 385 Fast

With only 8 days until Wrath of the Machine Heroic Mode releases, Destiny players are in a rush to get prepared. Obviously, getting through the Normal Mode version of the raid is a great pl...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 October 2016
Destiny Players Defeat Raid Boss Without Firing a Shot

Destiny Players Defeat Raid Boss Without Firing a Shot

A group of Destiny fans defeats Aksis, the final boss of the new Wrath of the Machine raid, without firing their guns and using only grenades and melee attacks. Destiny: Rise of Iron‘s raid...

By Weston Albert on 10 October 2016
Destiny: Challenge Modes Confirmed for New Raid

Destiny: Challenge Modes Confirmed for New Raid

Destiny: Rise of Iron looks to continue the tradition set by the game’s last raid by introducing Challenge Modes to its newest Wrath of the Machine raid. Hot on the heels of the announceme...

By Weston Albert on 07 October 2016
Destiny's New Raid Hard Mode Release Date Revealed

Destiny's New Raid Hard Mode Release Date Revealed

Destiny‘s developer Bungie reveals when fans can jump into Rise of Iron’s next big challenge, which is the Heroic Mode of the newest raid Wrath of the Machine. Many Destiny fans are playin...

By Weston Albert on 07 October 2016
Destiny Guide: Rise of Iron's New Items and Consumables

Destiny Guide: Rise of Iron's New Items and Consumables

Destiny‘s Rise of Iron expansion introduces brand new items and consumables, and this guide explains what they are, what they do, and how to get them. Destiny is a game that has been const...

By Weston Albert on 06 October 2016
Destiny Servers Are Down

Destiny Servers Are Down

UPDATE: The servers are back online! Bungie reports that the Destiny servers are down on both PS4 and Xbox One. As of right now the most common error code players are getting is Tapir, the...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 October 2016
Destiny Guide: What Swords Reflect with New Artifact

Destiny Guide: What Swords Reflect with New Artifact

Don’t miss a full breakdown of everything swords can reflect with the newly added artifact Memory of Radegast, including supers, grenades, weapons, and more. Destiny: Rise of Iron revamped...

By Weston Albert on 05 October 2016
Destiny: How to Get Started in the New Iron Banner

Destiny: How to Get Started in the New Iron Banner

Find out all the details about the newly updated Iron Banner PvP event, including where to find the new vendor, how to rank up, get reputation, and earn a lot of loot. Destiny: Rise of Iron...

By Weston Albert on 05 October 2016
Should Destiny: Rise of Iron Buff Skeleton Key Drops?

Should Destiny: Rise of Iron Buff Skeleton Key Drops?

Skeleton key drop rates in Destiny: Rise of Iron are much lower than the strike-specific loot drop rates in Year 2. Is this by design or should Bungie increase skeleton key drops? Over the...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 October 2016
Destiny Releasing Another Hotfix for Rise of Iron

Destiny Releasing Another Hotfix for Rise of Iron

Bungie announces that hotfix 2.4.0.3 will be deployed later today for Destiny: Rise of Iron players, but opts not to reveal what’s inside of the update until later. It has been a whirlwind...

By Derek Nichols on 29 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Patch Fixes Loot Drop Issues

Destiny: Rise of Iron Patch Fixes Loot Drop Issues

Video game developer Bungie officially releases the patch notes for hotfix 2.4.0.3 that provides fixes for Strike loot drop issues in its action-RPG Destiny: Rise of Iron. Just recently, Bu...

By Kyle Sledge on 29 September 2016
Destiny's Combined Arms Playlist Has Been Updated

Destiny's Combined Arms Playlist Has Been Updated

The featured Crucible playlist in Destiny this week is Combined Arms, a vehicle-centric PvP mode that has gotten some changes since the launch of Rise of Iron. Surely many Destiny fans have...

By Weston Albert on 28 September 2016
Opinion: Why Destiny 2 Coming to PC is Bad for Fans

Opinion: Why Destiny 2 Coming to PC is Bad for Fans

Rumor has it that Destiny 2 is coming to PC in 2017, but one Game Rant writer and Destiny fan explains why he thinks it would have a negative impact on the game’s fan base. According to the...

By Weston Albert on 28 September 2016
Destiny: Skip the Siege Engine Raid Boss Fight

Destiny: Skip the Siege Engine Raid Boss Fight

Destiny players discover a way to skip the entire Siege Engine boss fight in the new Wrath of the Machine raid, but be warned doing so eliminates the loot drop. When Destiny: Rise of Iron’...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get Skeleton Keys

Destiny Guide: How to Get Skeleton Keys

Less than a week ago Bungie introduced players to Destiny: Rise of Iron, the first major expansion for the shooter in a year. The DLC add-on brought with it a ton of new content, a new raid...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 September 2016
Destiny: New Iron Banner Bounties Revealed

Destiny: New Iron Banner Bounties Revealed

One Destiny player discovers the new and more rewarding bounties that will be included in Iron Banner when the event returns for Rise of Iron in the future. Although the launches of Destiny...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 September 2016
Destiny: Xur Location and Exotic Items

Destiny: Xur Location and Exotic Items

We have the early scoop on where to find the vendor Xur and what exotic armor and weapons he has available to Destiny players for the weekend of September 23rd. We’ve finally made it. The f...

By Anthony Taormina on 25 September 2016
Destiny Skeleton Keys Guide

Destiny Skeleton Keys Guide

Less than a week ago Bungie introduced players to Destiny: Rise of Iron, the first major expansion for the shooter in a year. The DLC add-on brought with it a ton of new content, a new raid...

By Anthony Taormina on 24 September 2016
New Destiny Raid Cleared, Sends Destiny to #1 on Twitch

New Destiny Raid Cleared, Sends Destiny to #1 on Twitch

Destiny‘s latest raid has been cleared and a new World First team crowned, with the hype of the raid’s launch causing Destiny to soar to the top of Twitch’s directory. Destiny‘s raids are...

By Weston Albert on 23 September 2016
Destiny: Level 1 Player Tears It Up With Gjallarhorn

Destiny: Level 1 Player Tears It Up With Gjallarhorn

One Guardian at Level 1 uses the popular Iron Gjallarhorn rocket launcher in Destiny‘s latest expansion Rise of Iron to wreak absolute havoc upon enemies in the game. With Destiny: Rise of...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 September 2016
Destiny Bug is Causing Strikes to Drop Low Level Loot

Destiny Bug is Causing Strikes to Drop Low Level Loot

A couple of Destiny‘s strikes are incorrectly dropping loot that are at lower Light levels than intended, and developer Bungie is looking into a solution. Destiny: Rise of Iron continues th...

By Weston Albert on 23 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get SIVA Offerings

Destiny Guide: How to Get SIVA Offerings

Much like Court of Oryx, Archon’s Forge is the new arena-based public event for Destiny players to enjoy with their Rise of Iron expansion. It’s a great source of loot, can offer a challeng...

By Anthony Taormina on 22 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Complete Quarantine Patrols

Destiny Guide: How to Complete Quarantine Patrols

With Destiny‘s Patrol mode getting a shot in the arm thanks to the new Plaguelands zone, don’t miss the new Quarantine mission nodes that were added in Rise of Iron. Destiny fans are back o...

By Weston Albert on 22 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Claim Your Days of Iron Armor

Destiny Guide: How to Claim Your Days of Iron Armor

Follow this helpful Destiny guide for the quick and easy method to earning the brand new Days of Iron armor set from the new Rise of Iron record book. Prior to the launch of Destiny: Rise o...

By Derek Nichols on 22 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Server Issues

Destiny: Rise of Iron Server Issues

As Bungie investigates ongoing server issues with Destiny following the release of the game’s Rise of Iron expansion, the studio implements a sign-in queue. As one of the biggest new IP of...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 September 2016
Destiny Guide: How To Start Rise of Iron Content

Destiny Guide: How To Start Rise of Iron Content

Destiny: Rise of Iron finally launches, but before players can start to ascend Felwinter Peak, here are the things that need to be done before accessing the content. Today is the day many...

By Derek Nichols on 20 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Nemesis Star Machine Gun Gameplay

Destiny: Rise of Iron Nemesis Star Machine Gun Gameplay

Destiny: Rise of Iron has just launched with a myriad of exotic weapons, but to really shred enemies to teeny tiny pieces, the Nemesis Star machine gun will do the trick nicely. The new Ne...

By Curt Hutson on 20 September 2016
Destiny Will Fix Film Grain Effect Issue Next Week

Destiny Will Fix Film Grain Effect Issue Next Week

With the launch of Destiny: Rise of Iron just days away, Bungie posts an update for a number of known issues including when a fix for the film grain effect arrives. The wait for Destiny: Ri...

By Derek Nichols on 18 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Players Can Buy Reputation Boosts

Destiny: Rise of Iron Players Can Buy Reputation Boosts

Destiny: Rise of Iron brings new merchandise to the Eververse Trading Company including seven new emotes and the ability to purchase reputation boosters. It is an exciting time to be a Des...

By Derek Nichols on 15 September 2016
Old Destiny Raids Could Be Returning in Year 3

Old Destiny Raids Could Be Returning in Year 3

Rise of Iron’s game director says Bungie is “absolutely considering” bringing back older raids like Vault of Glass and Crota’s End to keep players happy in Year 3. Destiny: Rise of Iron wil...

By Weston Albert on 15 September 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron New Exotic Teased by Ornament

Destiny: Rise of Iron New Exotic Teased by Ornament

Scrupulous Destiny fans comb new footage to catch screens of one or two unannounced exotics coming to Destiny with Rise of Iron, including a new exotic sword. Bungie has shown off a lot of...

By Weston Albert on 15 September 2016
Find All of Destiny's New Crucible Map Dead Ghosts

Find All of Destiny's New Crucible Map Dead Ghosts

There are new Dead Ghosts to find and collect in each of Destiny‘s 27 Crucible maps, added today with Private Matches. Don’t miss any with this guide. A week ahead of the release of Destiny...

By Weston Albert on 14 September 2016
New Destiny ARG 'Infects' the Game's Community

New Destiny ARG 'Infects' the Game's Community

Destiny fans are hard at work trying to solve the mystery of Owl Sector, a new ARG that has debuted just days before the launch of the game’s next major expansion Rise of Iron. Destiny has...

By Weston Albert on 14 September 2016
Destiny: Check Out the First Rise of Iron Story Mission

Destiny: Check Out the First Rise of Iron Story Mission

Footage shows what fans can expect from Rise of Iron’s first story mission including an on-rails shooting section, new weather effects, and the return of a classic boss. Destiny: Rise of Ir...

By Weston Albert on 13 September 2016
How to Beat Sepiks Perfected in Destiny's New Strike

How to Beat Sepiks Perfected in Destiny's New Strike

The classic strike boss from Destiny‘s Year One is back and has a bag of new tricks. Find out how to beat Sepiks Perfected straight away for when Rise of Iron launches. Destiny is getting a...

By Weston Albert on 11 September 2016
Should Destiny 2 Be A Full Reset?

Should Destiny 2 Be A Full Reset?

Destiny 2 faces a tough problem: How to welcome new players who might not have seen the game, while also satisfying veteran players who have invested hundreds of hours. Although much of th...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 September 2016
Enter Our Destiny: Rise of Iron Giveaway!

Enter Our Destiny: Rise of Iron Giveaway!

Game Rant is giving away two copies of Destiny: Rise of Iron! Two lucky winners (either a PS4 or Xbox One version) will be announced here once the contest is over! Game Rant is back with another con...

By Megan Youtkus on 10 September 2016
Destiny Players Can Unlock the New Exotic Sidearm Now

Destiny Players Can Unlock the New Exotic Sidearm Now

Alongside the latest update to Destiny, the new exotic sidearm teased with Rise of Iron is in the game ahead of the expansion’s official release date. Destiny‘s latest update 2.4.0 represen...

By Weston Albert on 09 September 2016
Destiny Shows Off Touch of Malice Replica at PAX West

Destiny Shows Off Touch of Malice Replica at PAX West

At its booth for PAX West 2016, the video game developer Bungie displays a replica of the Touch of Malice gun from its science fiction shooter Destiny. Although Bungie didn’t use PAX West 2...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 September 2016
Destiny Guide: Grab These Weapons Before They're Gone

Destiny Guide: Grab These Weapons Before They're Gone

Destiny: Rise of Iron will bring a vendor reset and a new collection of weapons, which means these top-tier weapons and/or their perk rolls will be disappearing soon. The clock is ticking...

By Weston Albert on 03 September 2016
Destiny Charity Stream Raises $500,000 For St. Jude

Destiny Charity Stream Raises $500,000 For St. Jude

In a weeklong streaming marathon, the community of fans that have formed around Destiny raised over half a million dollars for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. It all started with an idea fo...

By Weston Albert on 26 August 2016
Destiny's Trials of Osiris Going on Hiatus

Destiny's Trials of Osiris Going on Hiatus

Destiny‘s ultra-competitive endgame PvP mode, Trials of Osiris, is taking a break soon and will not return until shortly after the launch of Rise of Iron. Destiny: Rise of Iron, the fall...

By Weston Albert on 25 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Artifacts Detailed

Destiny: Rise of Iron Artifacts Detailed

New details from Bungie reveal the names and abilities of each of the new gameplay-changing Artifacts coming to Destiny with the Rise of Iron expansion. For the last few weeks, Bungie has...

By Boston Blake on 24 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron's Supremacy Mode Reveal

Destiny: Rise of Iron's Supremacy Mode Reveal

Bungie reveals the new Supremacy Crucible mode that will be added with Destiny: Rise of Iron, and it looks a lot like the Kill Confirmed mode in Call of Duty. Although the announcement of...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 August 2016
Destiny Rise of Iron ViDoc: 7 Things You Missed

Destiny Rise of Iron ViDoc: 7 Things You Missed

A new ViDoc shows off all the content coming in Destiny‘s fall expansion, Rise of Iron. Here are seven things inside Destiny‘s new ViDoc that may have eluded you. Destiny: Rise of Iron‘s...

By Weston Albert on 15 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron - New Story Details Surface

Destiny: Rise of Iron - New Story Details Surface

Bungie gives out new teases and tidbits about the narrative and story elements players will experience when Destiny: Rise of Iron comes out this fall. Destiny: Rise of Iron is set to continue to stor...

By Weston Albert on 15 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Will Not Increase Vault Space

Destiny: Rise of Iron Will Not Increase Vault Space

Bungie says there are no “current plans to further expand Vault space” in Destiny: Rise of Iron, despite the fact that the expansion ditches last gen consoles. Destiny fans, it may be tim...

By Weston Albert on 12 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron Shows Off New Social Space

Destiny: Rise of Iron Shows Off New Social Space

Bungie shows off Felwinter Peak, the new social space that players will be able to explore and utilize once Destiny: Rise of Iron launches this September. Destiny currently sports two soc...

By Weston Albert on 09 August 2016
See How Destiny's First Weapon is Becoming an Exotic

See How Destiny's First Weapon is Becoming an Exotic

Destiny: Rise of Iron will re-introduce the first weapon players pick up in the game, this time as an exotic auto rifle with a pretty unique perk tree. When players first open their eyes...

By Weston Albert on 05 August 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron's PlayStation 4 Exclusive Content

Destiny: Rise of Iron's PlayStation 4 Exclusive Content

Destiny‘s Rise of Iron expansion continues the game’s exclusive PlayStation 4 content trend, providing a special PvP map, quest, and reward on the platform. As rumored earlier this month...

By Rory Young on 31 July 2016
Bungie Unveils Winter Cosmodrome in Destiny Stream

Bungie Unveils Winter Cosmodrome in Destiny Stream

Bungie takes Destiny fans on a virtual tour of the new-and-improved Cosmodrome, revealing some new additions and tweaks set to arrive alongside Rise of Iron. It’s been almost two years si...

By Brad Jones on 29 July 2016
Destiny Fan's Great Concept for Emote Wheel

Destiny Fan's Great Concept for Emote Wheel

A creative Destiny fan makes a concept video showing what an emote wheel in the game could look like, which would allow players to have easy access to multiple emotes. Emotes are an importa...

By Weston Albert on 25 July 2016
Next Destiny: Rise of Iron Reveal Stream Announced

Next Destiny: Rise of Iron Reveal Stream Announced

Bungie announces when they will be giving fans another glimpse of Destiny’s major fall expansion, Rise of Iron, announcing a reveal stream just around the corner. Destiny fans are hungry for any mo...

By Weston Albert on 14 July 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron - Everything We Know

Destiny: Rise of Iron - Everything We Know

Get the full lowdown on everything related to Destiny‘s fall 2016 expansion, Rise of Iron, from the new story and multiplayer to the next raid and gear. Destiny: Rise of Iron is set to launch Septe...

By Weston Albert on 13 July 2016
Destiny: Trials and Iron Banner to End on PS3, Xbox 360

Destiny: Trials and Iron Banner to End on PS3, Xbox 360

Game developer Bungie officially announces that Trials of Osiris and Iron Banner Crucible matches will end on Destiny‘s PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions. As many fans of Destiny are probably aware...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 June 2016
Sea of Thieves Multiplayer More Impactful Than Destiny

Sea of Thieves Multiplayer More Impactful Than Destiny

We speak to several of the developers at Rare about their upcoming game Sea of Thieves, and learn that the multiplayer will be similar to Destiny‘s – but ‘more impactful’. There’s no questi...

By Riley Little on 23 June 2016
LeBron James Played Destiny During the NBA Playoffs

LeBron James Played Destiny During the NBA Playoffs

NBA star LeBron James plays Destiny; in fact, Bungie’s shared world shooter was his video game of choice to play while traveling for the NBA playoffs. There are many celebrities who play video games....

By Weston Albert on 22 June 2016
Destiny Cancels Trials of Osiris This Weekend

Destiny Cancels Trials of Osiris This Weekend

Destiny developer Bungie cancels this weekend’s Trials of Osiris event, citing numerous connectivity issues and a nasty damage bug as the primary reasons. Destiny developer Bungie has cancelled Tria...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 June 2016
Destiny: PC Version Not Ruled Out, Says Bungie

Destiny: PC Version Not Ruled Out, Says Bungie

Bungie further explains its reasoning behind excluding Destiny‘s Rise of Iron from last-gen consoles, and says a PC port for the game hasn’t been ruled out. Although E3 2016 is winding down, Bungie d...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 June 2016
Destiny Raid Recreated in DOOM's Level Editor

Destiny Raid Recreated in DOOM's Level Editor

A modder uses DOOM‘s SnapMap level editor to recreate most of the King’s Fall raid from Destiny: The Taken King, resulting in a impressive version for players to check out. Destiny‘s latest raid, Kin...

By Weston Albert on 29 May 2016
Destiny Fan's Funny King's Fall Checklist is So True

Destiny Fan's Funny King's Fall Checklist is So True

One Destiny fan has put together a humorous checklist for fellow players running the King’s Fall raid with some events that well-raided players will be familiar with. Many Destiny fans hold up the ga...

By Weston Albert on 24 May 2016
Destiny Fan Creates Printable Grimoire Cards

Destiny Fan Creates Printable Grimoire Cards

Bungie has made a conscious effort to make Destiny‘s story more entertaining, and now gamers have the chance to carry that story with them wherever they go. Destiny has had a reputation since the ear...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 May 2016
Destiny May Ban Players With Bad Connections From The Crucible

Destiny May Ban Players With Bad Connections From The Crucible

Bungie has apparently begun warning players with poor Internet, saying that if the situation doesn’t fix itself then those players will be banned from Destiny‘s PvP. Although Bungie has taken strides...

By Anthony Taormina on 21 May 2016
Destiny: Rise of Iron - Who Is on the Cover Art?

Destiny: Rise of Iron - Who Is on the Cover Art?

The art for Destiny‘s rumored Rise of Iron expansion features a Titan on it, but who is that character? One Reddit user has a theory that it might not be so obvious. Many Destiny fans will be quick t...

By Weston Albert on 20 May 2016
Rumor: Next Destiny Expansion Titled Rise of Iron

Rumor: Next Destiny Expansion Titled Rise of Iron

Reddit user RWeav2 provides photographic evidence that the next expansion for Destiny is called Rise of Iron, and may feature a brand new melee weapon. With E3 right around the corner, there is a cha...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 May 2016
Destiny: Trials Cancelled Because of Heavy Ammo Glitch

Destiny: Trials Cancelled Because of Heavy Ammo Glitch

Destiny developer Bungie announces that Trials of Osiris and Iron Banner will be put on indefinite hold while the studio works to fix the heavy ammo glitch exploit. As expected, Destiny developer Bu...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 May 2016
Destiny PvP Player Combats Trolls With Kindness

Destiny PvP Player Combats Trolls With Kindness

After receiving angry messages from players he’d just defeated in Trials of Osiris, one Destiny streamer chooses to be the bigger person and gives them a helping hand. Trolls and haters are a part of...

By Sarah Fields on 19 May 2016
Destiny: These are the Top Guns in Trials of Osiris

Destiny: These are the Top Guns in Trials of Osiris

One Destiny fan compiles a list of the most used weapons (in each category) by the top Trials of Osiris players. Find out if your PvP favorites are as widely used by others. After nearly a year of co...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 May 2016
Bungie Explains Destiny Matchmaking Amid Controversy

Bungie Explains Destiny Matchmaking Amid Controversy

Bungie’s senior multiplayer designer explains how Destiny‘s matchmaking system works after renewed chatter by the community that skill based matchmaking is back. The matchmaking system in Destiny is...

By Weston Albert on 17 May 2016
Destiny: Challenge of the Elders 4 Minute Speed Run

Destiny: Challenge of the Elders 4 Minute Speed Run

A group of seriously dedicated Destiny players decide to take on the action-MMO’s Challenge of the Elders mode and go on to beat it in under 4 minutes. While some Destiny fans may need help to beat t...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 May 2016
Infinite Grenade Built In Destiny's Challenge of Elders

Infinite Grenade Built In Destiny's Challenge of Elders

Resourceful Destiny: The Taken King players detail how to maximize their score for this week in the Challenge of the Elders using a specific subclass build. It’s the second week since the much antici...

By Derek Nichols on 20 April 2016
Destiny Guide: Challenge of the Elders Week 2

Destiny Guide: Challenge of the Elders Week 2

Find out the unique modifiers for this week’s Challenge of the Elders in Destiny and how to finish an Elders’ Sigil scorecard for the week in just two runs. When it made its debut last week in Destin...

By Weston Albert on 19 April 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get Sterling Treasure Every Week

Destiny Guide: How to Get Sterling Treasure Every Week

Every week, Destiny players can earn three Sterling Treasure boxes, which have a chance to drop new gear and other loot. Find out how to get all of them. The Destiny April Update—cleverly dubbed “The...

By Weston Albert on 19 April 2016
Mass Effect: Andromeda Writer Joins Bungie

Mass Effect: Andromeda Writer Joins Bungie

Chris Schlerf, the lead writer for Mass Effect: Andromeda, has left BioWare to join Bungie, presumably to work on the studio’s popular Destiny franchise. Is the long-anticipated Mass Effect...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 February 2016
Top 10 Halo Multiplayer Maps of All Time

Top 10 Halo Multiplayer Maps of All Time

With the release of Halo 5: Guardians today, many are ready to take a leap forward into the future of the franchise, where Master Chief’s adventures will continue on the Xbox One. And while...

By Boston Blake on 09 October 2015
10 Games Created from Failed Projects

10 Games Created from Failed Projects

Video game projects can change majorly over the course of development. Here is our rundown of 10 games that started out life as something very different.

By Rob Gordon on 12 August 2015
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The nominations for the first ever edition of ‘The Game Awards’ have been unveiled, including YouTube celebs and eSports players.

By Rob Keyes on 13 August 2014
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The annual Game Developers Choice Awards reveal the finalists for 2015 with Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Destiny, Alien: Isolation and Hearthstone leading the pack.

By Rob Keyes on 13 August 2014
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 3rd

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 3rd

Co-written by Curt Hutson & Rob Keyes At this transitional period in the year, following closely after the holiday season, major events in gaming can be few and far between, but that doesn’t me...

By Curt Hutson on 16 February 2012
Win 'Halo: The Art of Building Worlds'

Win 'Halo: The Art of Building Worlds'

It’s an exciting time for gamers and Halo fans especially. Not only has an enormous pile of high profile, high quality games released over the last few weeks, but it has done so right befor...

By Rob Keyes on 16 February 2012
‘Halo: Reach’ Defiant Map Pack Available March 15

‘Halo: Reach’ Defiant Map Pack Available March 15

It is no secret that it was coming. A lot of the details about its release were even previously confirmed too. There was even an earlier trailer showing it off. It, is the Halo: Reach Def...

By Christian Spicer on 22 February 2011
Game Ranter Banter: Assassin’s Creed, PSN, Bungie, Rayman & Call of Duty

Game Ranter Banter: Assassin’s Creed, PSN, Bungie, Rayman & Call of Duty

Welcome to another edition of the Game Ranter Banter. Five writers take a few minutes out of their busy schedules to give their opinions on some of the most compelling and controversial r...

By Jacob Siegal on 19 February 2011
Bungie Video Teases ‘Aerospace’ & Offers Free Flaming ‘Halo: Reach’ Helmets

Bungie Video Teases ‘Aerospace’ & Offers Free Flaming ‘Halo: Reach’ Helmets

Fan-favorite Xbox 360 developer, Bungie, has kept busy the last few months teasing their future multiplatform plans – though many details are still tightly under-wraps. While it’s certain...

By Ben Kendrick on 16 February 2011