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Geoffrey Tim
June 13, 2014 at 7:45 am

Destiny

Activision’s putting more than just faith in bungie’s Destiny. Though it’s the developer’s first game since freeing itself from the constraints of doing nothing but Halo, Activision’s also putting a whole lot of money in to the game There are many who doubt the game’s going to live up to it’s increasing hype – but Sony’s not among them.

They believe that Destiny is going to be a system seller on the PlayStation 4. They showcased the game at their E3 conference with a lengthy trailer. Now, thanks to the magic of the internet and YouTube you get to watch an extended version of that trailer, that includes a dash of developer commentary, and fills you in a little more on the game’s world.

Maybe it’ll convince a few more of the naysayers. The game’s currently in closed alpha. We’re busy in that alpha, and will bring you our impressions once we’re done shooting things in bungie’s “shared world” shooter. Bungie still refuses to use the word “MMO,” because it’s part of an off-putting bit of nomenclature, but that’s essentially what it is. 

There’s a public beta that kicks off next month, for those of you who haven’t managed to get in to the alpha. If you want to secure access to the beta, you’re going to have to pre-order the game from a participating retailer.

I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces. I am also the emperor of the backend

  • Admiral Chief Cyber Commando
    • Kensei Seraph

      This is a perfect illustration of the process by which a whales beaches.

    • Hammersteyn

      Is that what PC gamers are gonna do while we play Destiny :P

      • Alien Emperor Trevor

        No, because the Master Race aren’t couch potatoes!

        • Hammersteyn

          Desk potatoes?

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            That’s better. With my lazy boy chair…

  • Rince&exhale

    I am genuinely excited about this game. Look forward to rocking with some mates again, just like Borderlands!

  • Kensei Seraph

    Day 1 purchase… for PC.

  • https://twitter.com/SaveTheQueenIX The Fires of Suzaku Burns!!

    Wonder how long this game is gonna last

    • Rince&exhale

      Oh ye of little faith. Mind you, after this week I don’t blame you if you’re spent ;) Teheheh COFFEE!

      • https://twitter.com/SaveTheQueenIX The Fires of Suzaku Burns!!

        LOL My faith in gaming has sky rocketed thanx to Nintendo :) Not saying anything bad about this game though, sure it’s gonna be amazing…but I mean, its a space shooter mmo

    • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

      Hai?

      • Rince&exhale

        ??

      • https://twitter.com/SaveTheQueenIX The Fires of Suzaku Burns!!

        Finally we see you speak your native tongue!

        • Alien Emperor Trevor

          and here he told Gavin he doesn’t understand Asianish. Or whatever it’s called.

          • https://twitter.com/SaveTheQueenIX The Fires of Suzaku Burns!!

            Easternese? Jackie Chanese?….Who knows what language these people talk

        • Hammersteyn

          ROFL

        • Rince&exhale

          lol. He’s Chinese, not Japanese, you should know this JRPG BOY! (Not CRPG!)

          • https://twitter.com/SaveTheQueenIX The Fires of Suzaku Burns!!

            He’s South African Lol Chinese people don’t use kak in a sentence lol But yeah……
            ….
            ….
            They’re all the same :P

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            lollllllllllllllllllllllllll haibo ;P

          • Kensei Seraph

            That lacist!

          • Rince&exhale

            Eish! He’s SA Chinese!

          • Rince&exhale

            PS LACIST!

          • https://twitter.com/SaveTheQueenIX The Fires of Suzaku Burns!!

            Hehehe We all love good ol Geoff :)

    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      At least as long as Attack on Titan… Titanic… Titan AE… TITANFALL! That’s the name I was looking for.

      • https://twitter.com/SaveTheQueenIX The Fires of Suzaku Burns!!

        Titan AE!! Matty DAMOOONN, wow dude, blast from the past

        • HvR – THE Average GAmer

          “I’m iiiiiin over my head….”

  • Alien Emperor Trevor

    mmNO! #amirite!

    • Kensei Seraph

      I’m personally hoping they do it a bit like Warframe is done.
      Private lobbies for you and friends (not you obviously) or solo lobby that only needs the internet to update your stats and inventory at the end of the mission.

      • Hammersteyn

        I like Warframe but some days the servers just seems unreachable

        • Kensei Seraph

          I mostly play solo for that reason, although I have a few lovely screenshots of the outside of Grineer space stations.

          • Hammersteyn

            Same here but some missions are a bit to hard for solo

          • Kensei Seraph

            Nothing an Ash with max level sprint speed, smoke bombs, a shade and 2 revives can’t get through. Except high level bosses.

          • Hammersteyn

            The bosses yes, especially when you need parts for crafting

          • Kensei Seraph

            Pfft. I got a full set of Trinity, Loki, Volt, most of Ember and most of Rhino’s parts in the time it took me to get 1 Ash helmet, and I didn’t care about those parts at all.
            Of those I’ve only crafted Ember.

      • Alien Emperor Trevor

        I’ve never looked at Warframe. I saw F2P while window shopping on Steam & just kept on wandering.

  • Hammersteyn

    Is it just me but or is this basically Warframe with more levels and vehicles

    • Kensei Seraph

      It gave me more of a Borderland vibe.

    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      I think it looks pretty cool. My only real thought is wondering how much actual content there is in the game or if they’re relying on players to make their own stuff up.

      • Hammersteyn

        That’s the problem with online games, just look at Titanfall.

    • CAE9872

      As much as your heresy may stay your feet, I tend to agree to a degree. I think production values may be a little better though. Although the bit of Warframe I played was great. Like any game, my OCD kicks in and that is that…oooo shiny new thing…must have…oooh I kill this baddy and get +4 something = excellent.

      *Sigh*

    • FoxOneZA

      It’s Halo and Borderlands. Such a shameless rip-off coming from Bungie.

      • Hammersteyn

        I’m still interested though. Still looks like a lot of fun. Also I missed every single Halo ever.

  • Kensei Seraph

    I have to leave now…
    At leas I have work off today.

    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      I found out this morning that Mon is a holiday. WIN!

      • Rince&exhale

        Wow, that penny took a while to drop.

        • Alien Emperor Trevor

          dreadful I know :P

          • Rince&exhale

            Oh, you have to go see How to train your Dragon and Edge of Tomorrow, both awesome

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            The latter, sure.

          • CAE9872

            I assume you mean HTTYD2 and not 1? 1 is AMAZING!!!

          • Rince&exhale

            Opps, yeah. Watched a preview of it yesterday, Many I couldn’t stop laughing, Toothless ROCKS

          • Kensei Seraph

            I haven’t seen Edge of Tomorrow but I’ve already read the All You Need Is Kill manga adaption and it was epic.

      • CAE9872

        You should consider a Calendar – shows days of the year, yeah? And then shows holidays.

        PS – make sure you buy a SA edition otherwise you may be fired when you argue the next day it was a public holiday.

        • Kensei Seraph

          Where can I get one of these magical devices?

          • CAE9872

            You playing too much RPGs – no doubt if you visit one of the crafting stores, in game, with real money, you can buy a microtransaction item…

        • Alien Emperor Trevor

          My desk calender is a glorified note pad. It’s still stuck on Jan hehe.

          • CAE9872

            Why I rather use laptop! Otherwise, like you, I would be stuck in the past.

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Pen & paper FTW yo! Old school is cool. Also, shut up :P

          • CAE9872

            Aye grandad

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            git orf mah lawn you whippersnapper!

          • Rince&exhale

            You called your desk Jan? 0-O Or do you work off the back of some poor soul?

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Both. Doesn’t everyone?

          • Rince&exhale

            Umm, Yes? 0-O

    • Rince&exhale

      Enjoy long weekend!

  • Alien Emperor Trevor

    “Activision’s putting more than just faith in bungie’s Destiny”

    So EA & Activision are joining forces to create a tie-in between Mirror’s Edge 2 & Destiny? Amazing!

    • Kensei Seraph

      I’m pretty sure Warframe already exists.

      Enough procrastinating, I really need to leave now.

  • CAE9872

    Geoff – I have been accepted into the Alpha. So I may be able to hook up over weekend. I think it ends Monday night correct…or is that Sunday night?

    • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

      Sunday night, i believe.

      • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

        Add me if you haven;t already. I have no idea who’s who on PSN. OddSockZA

        • CAE9872

          Yip we already “friends” :) Mine is as per my ID here.

          • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

            Coo.. I usually just bulk add all of the invites once a fortnight. I have no idea who I’m friends with.:P

          • Admiral Chief Cyber Commando

            HAI

  • KingKappie

    So waar is julle afrikaans vandag ek doeg dis n ding nou!

    • Kensei Seraph

      NO.
      No Afrikaans on my day off, not without English subtitles at least.

      • Rince&exhale

        Did you take leave or generous offering from boss?

        • Kensei Seraph

          Leave for graduation.
          I’m expecting a pointlessly long and boring speech.

          • Rince&exhale

            Yeah, it probably won’t be as cool as this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoEezZD71sc&feature=kp

          • Kensei Seraph

            It definitely wasn’t.

          • Rince&exhale

            Damn but that Tim be awesome.

          • Kensei Seraph

            Agreed.

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Hopefully you’ll have a keynote speaker dismissing entire branches of study as pointless like during one of mine. It went down really well, everyone was in rapt silence.

          • CAE9872

            Congratulations – glad you attending as important day…

      • CAE9872

        Upvote for you

  • Rince&exhale

    Has anyone here preordered the game yet?

    • CAE9872

      Not yet but I most definitely will be – just waiting for exact options as no doubt there will be a gazillion of the things.

  • Bad@$$

    Is there a possibility that this will come to the master race (PC)? It seems like one I would like to play.

    • Mark Treloar

      No, because even though it’s already being created on a PC, there are challenges to deploying it on PC, that they cannot spare resources to resolve at this point.

      • Bad@$$

        WOW what a bummer, seems like it would be awesome on PC

        • FoxOneZA

          It will come to PC at some point i.e when the console peasants get bored of it.

  • http://www.lhc.ac.uk/ Allah the Creator

    Halo + Mass Effect = Destiny ?

  • Nikola

    I got into alpha:))))

  • Sk3tz0

    Got into the Alpha.. THIS GAME FUCKING ROCKS! !!!!