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Destiny roundtable with Joystiq on Google and Twitch, plus an Xbox One stream

Destiny makes bold claims right in the title. Bungie named its game after inevitability! While only time will tell if the studio's bold experiment in blending its signature shooter fundamentals with a decade of MMO evolution has produced a classic, Destiny is certainly unavoidable in the gaming...

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Will Ferrell aids cancer charity via Twitch gameplay duel

Like so many ichthyoids before him, comedian Will Ferrell will soon be playing video games over Twitch to entertain the online masses. Unlike those greedy fish, however, Ferrell's efforts are altruistic. "It's no secret the best gamers in the world have wanted a piece of me for years," Ferrell...

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Joystiq Streams: Starting Destiny fights in the Crucible

We've poured hours into the game. We took a long hard look at the different classes. Now we're taking the gloves off, spiking up our hair and face-painting it up in the character customization to get ready for vicious PvP action in Destiny's Crucible! Gasp as Alexander Sliwinski punches people...

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Show us your co-op gaming space

When I first mentioned on Twitter (@Sliwinski) I planned on getting a second PlayStation 4 to set up for a couch co-op dual screen Destiny experience, I expected the standard vitriol of the internet. Surprisingly, many of you responded that you were already doing this! Whether it was because of...

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Joystiq Streams: A beginner's guide to Destiny

So you've woken up thousands of years in the future and the Earth is a wasteland, covered with wizards, purple balls and crab tanks. Some giant benevolent space ball is trying to help the last of humanity out, but it's not going great. A little floating robot wants you to help but, boy, is he...

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Unboxing Destiny Ghost Edition and the white PS4 bundle

When a box shows up hiding the first new intellectual property from Bungie in 13 years alongside a little, creepy plastic robot in it, there's only one thing to do: rip that sucker open and sift through its delicious limited edition innards. Richard Mitchell (@TheRichardM) and Alexander...

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Destiny's Tower gets blocky in Minecraft tribute

Destiny isn't even out in stores yet, but its iconic hub area The Tower already has a fan-made Minecraft tribute. Creator Quincy Van Hilst takes us on a tour of his block-by-block Tower replica above, showcasing an impressive attention to detail throughout. Even in Minecraft, the Tower seems like...

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Seinfeld, Friends casts reunite in The Sims 4 custom content

No one told me life was gonna be this way. Talented The Sims 4 custom content creator IanRoach has duplicated a series of familiar sitcom settings using EA Maxis' life sim franchise as his canvas. Search for Origin user "ian8000" in The Sims 4's Gallery feature and you'll find a faithful...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup is hungry

When I go to Subway, I usually get a toasted footlong of the Spicy Italian variety on honey oat bread, with pepperjack cheese, lettuce, onion, green peppers, tomato, banana peppers, jalapeno and the Chipotle Southwest Sauce. How about you? What do you like? I ask because there was a Subway...

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Barely Related: The Rock is Black Adam, telepathy exists

Today, let's take a moment to stop and revel in how amazing, terrifying and grand the world is. Our lives are composed of dark, light and every shade in between. That's why, when we get serious shade thrown our way, we can absorb it and move on. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday...

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