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Destiny ships $500 million, highest-selling digital console release

Activision announced this morning it has shipped over $500 million worth of MMO-shooter Destiny into "retail stores and first parties worldwide" as of day one. The number is a little messy to extrapolate because it mushes up the "shipped" dollar figure we try to avoid reporting when possible,...

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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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Joystiq Streams: Destiny [Update: Relive the ten hour event!]

Destiny LIVE and all day here at Joystiq. We've been playing since the servers went live for reviewers at 8AM Eastern (5AM PT, 1PM UK) this morning and we will not stop. We can not stop! You can also join us any time on our dedicated streaming page: Joystiq.com/Twitch [Image:...

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You can now pre-load Destiny, servers go live at 3 a.m. EST

Destiny is almost upon us, and if you just can't wait to become a Guardian of the galaxy, Activision and Bungie have good news: if you've pre-ordered the digital version of the game for either Xbox One or PlayStation 4, you can now pre-load the game so that you'll be ready to blast off at the...

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Destiny digital purchase on PS3, 360 get free PS4, Xbox One upgrade

Well, deciding which platform to purchase Destiny on just got much simpler. Bungie has revealed that those who digitally purchase Destiny on PS3 or Xbox 360 (i.e. via PSN or Xbox Live) can redeem a free upgrade to the downloadable version of Destiny on PS4 or Xbox One. The program applies to all...

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Microsoft smells what's up with 'Destiny Fragrance'

Microsoft adopts a unique Destiny marketing campaign in Europe, advertising Bungie's upcoming first-person shooter in the style of an exotic perfume at destinyfragrance.com. The ad doesn't hold up to scrutiny, though. Click through and you'll see the following message: "Destiny is actually an...

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WayForward developing next TMNT game, Danger of the Ooze

Activision will publish a new game based on the iconic Ninja Turtles brand called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze, the publisher announced today. The game will slot in between seasons two and three of the current Nickelodeon television show and use 3D artwork inspired by the show....

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Seven minutes of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer

In the latest Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer, developer Sledgehammer Games turns away from Kevin Spacey's histrionic theatrics in favor of taking a lengthy look at the game's multiplayer components and the numerous ways players will be able to kill one another over the...

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Destiny's PlayStation-exclusive Exodus Blue map struts its stuff in new trailer

Sony previews its timed-exclusive Destiny multiplayer map in the newly-launched trailer above, giving players an early look at what they can expect from the Crucible mode on PlayStation platforms. Taking place in and around the derelict Exodus Blue colony ship, the map boasts plenty of hidden...

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