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Joystiq Weekly: Vib-ribbon launches, Driveclub Review, RE: Revelations 2 preview and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. "Better eight years late than never," PlayStation Network...

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Here's a video of (what might be part of) Destiny's DLC

It's not just mission names and descriptions that intrepid Destiny players are discovering: by taking a special detour on the game's final story mission, you can access a sealed-off area that appears to be tied to the upcoming expansion, The Dark Below. [Image: Activision/Se7ensins]...

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Why your high-level Guardian is dying in Destiny's Iron Banner

Despite advertising Destiny's Iron Banner as a player-vs-player event where - according to the official Iron Banner site - "power matters," it seems that developer Bungie may have left room for confusion regarding just how much it matters. "The way we pitched Iron Banner did make it sound like a...

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Destiny State of Service: Final Verdict

This is State of Service, an ongoing review of the online service of a recently launched game. You can read our scored review of Destiny here. Friday, October 10 | Final Verdict Current State of Service: Good Summary: Server performance has been stable. Some users experiencing network issues. ...

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Forget caves, cool kids hang out on Destiny's Loot Stairs

While Destiny's multiple "Loot Caves" lack deeper insight into the game's purpose, they offer a bunch of sweet gear. But who needs caves when you can hang out on steps? Ministry of Geeks guided players through a new loot-producing area in the early parts of the game in a new video, the Loot...

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Destiny State of Service: Week 4

This is State of Service, an ongoing review of the online service of a recently launched game. You can read our scored review of Destiny here. Tuesday, October 7 | T-minus 2 days until final verdict Current State of Service: Moderate Summary: Destiny servers remain stable, though some users...

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Destiny expansion map discovered on Venus

Destiny players have discovered a glitch in the game that seemingly warps them to a new map, one apparently planned as part of a DLC pack down the road. The portal to the new map is accessible on Venus, in "The Juncture" part of the planet's Citadel area. After leaping from tiny platform to tiny...

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Destiny hotfix downtime today, Iron Banner PVP event kicks off

Guardians will have to stay on standby for "several hours" later today while Bungie applies a hotfix update to Destiny. The downtime, during which you'll be unable to play the game, is scheduled to begin at 10AM ET (7AM PT, 3PM UK). You can check out the full list of the fixes here, which include...

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Destiny is the 'hottest 7/10' according to its Honest Trailer

Honest Game Trailers, the parody video series from Smosh Games that pokes fun at the industry's biggest and most-hyped games, has set its sights on Bungie's Destiny. The results are chuckle-worthy regardless of whether you love or hate the game, so let's have a laugh together. [Image: Smosh...

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Joystiq Weekly: The Cryptarch grows a heart, Alien: Isolation review, N64 turns 18 and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Between the Nintendo 64's birthday and the Pokemon TCG...

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