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Seen@E3: The Fallen and Sparrow of Destiny

Guarding the entrance to E3 2014's South Hall is this detailed statue of a Fallen, from Bungie's upcoming "dont' call it an MMO, but it totally is" Destiny. Attendees at the show are getting their first chance to check out the game's co-op and competitive modes. After the break we've got a...

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White PlayStation 4 bundle debuts alongside Destiny [Update: $449]

When Destiny first appears on the PlayStation 4 on September 9 it will be available both as a standalone game, and in a special bundle with an exclusive "glacier white" console. According to Andrew House, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., this special version of the PlayStation 4...

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Bungie offers nearly four minutes of Destiny footage

One of the many highlights of Sony's E3 press conference was the above trailer, a nearly four-minute long look at Destiny, the upcoming MMO-esque first-person shooter from Halo creator Bungie. [Image: Bungie]...

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Destiny alpha cometh to PS4 this Thursday [Update]

Bungie will launch a "First Look" alpha version of Destiny this Thursday on PS4, Sony announced during its E3 2014 press conference. The game's beta is slated to arrive on the system on July 17. The first person shooter will launch September 9 on Xbox One and PS4. Update: Destiny is currently...

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Halo composer sues Bungie CEO over unpaid benefits

Former Halo series and Destiny composer Martin O'Donnell is suing Bungie CEO Harold Ryan over allegedly unpaid benefits, according to a filing issued with the King County, Washington court. O'Donnell's filing reaffirms his claim that he was fired "without cause" from Bungie, and further alleges...

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PSN Tuesday: Transistor, Wolfenstein on PS4

Happy Tuesday, everyone! The PSN Store update packs a punch this week, with Transistor and Wolfenstein: The New Order out on PS4, and Destiny up for pre-order on PS4 and PS3. Wolfenstein is also available on PS3, along with Drakengard 3 and it's collector's edition, Mugen Souls Z and R-Type...

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Destiny gets classy with PS4 gameplay trailer

Destiny, the Bungie-developed multiplayer shooter set in "the last city on Earth" (our guess is Boise, Idaho), received a new video today. The developer discusses its approach to crafting the game and briefly explains the skills and abilities players will use that are unique to each of Destiny's...

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Joystiq Weekly: Nintendo's future, Outlast DLC review, Mother's Day 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. Most of us have joked that Nintendo revealing a Pokemon MMO...

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Destiny designer offers a guided tour of the game's loot

With a beta test arriving in less than two months, this seems an opportune time to bone up on the gear you'll find in Destiny. Helpfully, lead designer Lars Bakken and Bungie community manager Dave Dague recorded a video that does just that. [Image: Activision] ...

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Destiny beta launches in July on PlayStation consoles

Bungie will launch a beta version of its cooperative first-person shooter Destiny in July, publisher Activision announced today during its first-quarter earnings call. The beta arrives ahead of the game's planned multiplatform debut on September 9. As previously announced, players who pre-order...

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