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PrimeGuard is World First in Destiny’s Vault of Glass

PrimeGuard took the “World First” title on Destiny’s Vault of Glass raid in 10 hours and 40 minutes. The team’s Twitter, @PrimeGuardHQ, proudly celebrated the hard-fought victory, then followed up with team pictures and retweeted congratulations. Bungie even posted the PrimeGuard’s stats from the Vault of Glass Raid. The results read like a Dark Souls more »

I play Destiny in spite of the multiplayer

I hate multiplayer, or at least online multiplayer. Actually playing video games with friends on the couch is great. Online multiplayer is basically a relentless, ongoing bar fight. Oddly, I’m enjoying the hell out of Destiny… even though it’s only reinforcing why I dislike multiplayer.

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Bungie needed a better Destiny

Like a lot of gamers, I got Destiny on Tuesday, and have been playing it off and on ever since. It’s an interesting game, but it’s also one with a lot of seams that it’s a little surprising they didn’t clean up. First of all, Destiny‘s obvious past as an MMO, probably built on microtransactions, more »

Remember, there’s a Destiny cross buy promotion

Have you made your Destiny purchase yet? I hope not, because there’s a can’t miss deal! It’s a Destiny cross buy promotion! Yes, a Destiny cross buy deal is in effect. Best of all, it isn’t limited to one platform. PS3 owners who buy a copy of the game can also get a PS4 version, more »

Destiny is like porn for gamers

People around the internet are buzzing about Destiny, eagerly anticipating tonight’s midnight releases . However, I think there’s something more to this excitement. Call it crude, but I think Destiny is like porn for gamers. That isn’t to say people excited about Destiny can’t wait to play it because there are images of hoohas and more »

PAX 2014: Can Evolve live up to expectations?

Evolve might be this year’s Titanfall. It looks and plays great. It has a fantastic multiplayer premise. I won’t deny I had a blast playing as the Goliath and decimating the other four Hunters at PAX Prime 2014. Yet the thought that Evolve can’t hold players’ attention for very long after its release was a more »

Firefall Review in Progress: Grinding it out

Firefall Price: Free with in-game purchases System(s): PC Release Date: July 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Red 5 Studios (Red 5 Studios) ESRB Rating: Rating Pending In part one of the Firefall review in progress, I described myself as being intrigued by Firefall’s potential. As my time in Firefall continues, I find it more difficult to carry on for a variety more »

Jimmy Fallon and Pierce Brosnan played GoldenEye 007

It’s a universal truth that GoldenEye 007 was one of the best games on the N64. Even gamers who wouldn’t normally play first person shooters probably have a GoldenEye 007 moment. I mean, it was so beloved, it even for the DS, PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360. And now, we have actual footage of Pierce more »

Publishers, stop using Free-to-play as a crutch

Free-to-play games are a dime a dozen. The majority of these games come from three different genres, FPS, MOBA and MMO. A well done freemium game works for everyone involved. Publishers will see a steady income from new purchases, while players stick around for the long haul having a blast. However, publishers are now using more »

End 2014 with Halo 5 beta on December 29, 2014

The whispering has started on the internet. “Halo 5 beta?” “Halo 5 beta!” People are buzzing, and with good reason. It’s all true. The Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta was just confirmed at Gamescom 2014, and it’s a cause for excitement. Hell, a lot of people bought Xbox Ones for this game. I think they more »

Gamescom 2014 Call of Duty, Sunset Overdrive Xbox One bundles confirmed

Know what two of the most anticipated, Xbox One games of 2014 are? and are. It’s enough to make someone want to buy a Xbox One for them, though it’s probably best to wait if that’s your thinking. Because a wave of Gamescom 2014 news is coming in, and both Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare more »

Destiny Beta characters won’t carry over, time to move on

Bungie confirmed on its weekly blog update that Destiny Beta characters will not transfer over to the final release. It should come as no surprise, though there seemed to be quite a bit of buzz online from beta participants hoping or expecting to jump back into their Guardian’s boots at the game’s launch. Tyson Green, more »