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  • Summary: Set in the remote future, Destiny thrusts players into the roles of Guardians of the last city on Earth, who traverse the ancient ruins of our solar system from the red dunes of Mars to the exotic jungles of Venus. Able to wield immense power, players battle humanity’s enemies and mustSet in the remote future, Destiny thrusts players into the roles of Guardians of the last city on Earth, who traverse the ancient ruins of our solar system from the red dunes of Mars to the exotic jungles of Venus. Able to wield immense power, players battle humanity’s enemies and must reclaim that which was lost during the collapse of mankind’s Golden Age. In a story-driven universe, Destiny’s saga unfolds through grand tales and sweeping adventures by immersing gamers in a bold new world filled with cooperative, competitive, public, and social activities, all seamlessly connected. Destiny incorporates Bungie’s trademark grand scope, sci-fi storytelling and adventures with visceral first-person action gaming that takes place in a burgeoning, cinematic universe. Additionally, Destiny delivers a unique social gaming experience to consoles by offering players a connected, living world that they can explore, combined with vibrant social spaces where they can congregate and celebrate achievements, and share remarkable adventures grouped with friends or solo. [Bungie] Collapse
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  1. Sep 13, 2014
    80
    Destiny is a good FPS from Bungie. However, it isn't the definitive fusion between shooter and MMO we expected. Great gunplay, good enemy AI and full of content, but missions can get too repetitive and the endgame needs more variety of objectives.
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  1. Positive: 45 out of 139
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  1. Sep 9, 2014
    10
    it is a great game specially if you have friends. the controls feels nice and tight and the graphics are pretty clean. it has 3 awesome classit is a great game specially if you have friends. the controls feels nice and tight and the graphics are pretty clean. it has 3 awesome class to choose from with very deep customization definitely a lot better on next when compared to ps3/360 Expand
  2. Sep 22, 2014
    9
    If I hadn't played this game to level 20 on my guardian I would have gave a sub 5 review as well, I'm glad I kept playing even tho I wasIf I hadn't played this game to level 20 on my guardian I would have gave a sub 5 review as well, I'm glad I kept playing even tho I was pissed about no proximity chat (lonely) and no on console clan function at all (it's not intuitive going to an app first).

    Well guess what...who cares about my earlier complaints, this game is hands down the most addicting thing since black coffee and cigarettes!

    I played my first clan strike, found my first legendary weapon all after reaching level 20...anybody that didn't stick it out will be missing out for sure!

    Think of working at hitting level 20 as the tutorial...the game starts at level 20!
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  3. Sep 10, 2014
    9
    If you play this game how it was meant to be played (with friends) it's awesome! I will say though that Bungie set themselves up for harshIf you play this game how it was meant to be played (with friends) it's awesome! I will say though that Bungie set themselves up for harsh criticism with the way they marketed the game. Nothing could ever live up to that amount of hype... Expand
  4. Sep 19, 2014
    5
    The game has a lot of good parts, bits, pieces, but as a whole, it comes off unfinished. Like the multiplayer beta to another, more in-depthThe game has a lot of good parts, bits, pieces, but as a whole, it comes off unfinished. Like the multiplayer beta to another, more in-depth game. If it is trying to be a sweeping new epic, it fails to convey that through storytelling. If it is trying to be a vast new MMO, it fails to be that through small instance populations and tiny maps and no exploration.

    All the ambition is there to become something amazing, but between a rushed and incomprehensible story and a lonely universe, the game fails to be more than a blot on my radar. After playing through the story, I still no nothing of the universe beyond what was given to me in the "Grimoire". And such universe building should hardly be an extracurricular activity for your players. Which is a shame, because even now I want this to be good. It just fails to be.
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  5. Sep 13, 2014
    5
    OK, yesterday I would've given this game a 10. Today, when I entered pvp at level 8, there was level 20s one shotting me, and the maps wereOK, yesterday I would've given this game a 10. Today, when I entered pvp at level 8, there was level 20s one shotting me, and the maps were TINY. I hit the roof, I was so angry. Sure, I bet the pvp is great at the cap, but whatever moron at Bungie decided to let level 8s fight against level 20s? Should be fired, and banned from the industry. Words cannot describe the derision and disgust I felt when I entered the Crucible. I will try again at level cap. You broke my heart. I am taking 5 points off my initial score of 10, and you deserve it, when I saw the low metacritic, I was super surprised. HOW ABOUT SOME BALANCE GUYS? Did you learn nothing from WoW's pvp issues? If you didn't you don't deserve our money, it's as simple as that.

    You have to understand, a ton of your audience is mmo players, that come from games that don't balance the pvp. The beauty behind a shooter mmo, is in PVE you can hit harder by gearing and skilling up, and have fun, I give your pve a 10. The idea behind mmo pvp in a shooter, is that everyones guns still do the same sort of base damage, and you seperate the level caps by 5 or so levels, so there isnt some prick 12 levels higher than you, one shotting you. If you do not understand this basic concept, that any real pvper could've told you on facebook or twitter, you don't deserve our money. Whatever game tester that let this unbalanced pvp go to release without warning you how truly bad of a mistake you were making? Should be fired and banned from the industry as well.

    You shouldve been warned that you had a 10 game in terms of concept, and a 0 game in terms of pvp balance... I am here to warn you in person, that the smart players will now boycott Bungie for the rest of their lives, if you do not fix this immediately. And balance is easyt in pvp, you keep the levels of the players equal when you matchmake, you mnake sure the gear is toned down, so people have a chance, if they are playing more casually, and want to have a COD, or Battlefield or Halo experience of TDM.

    If you do not provide this pvp balance, not only will your game tank so bad noone will buy a sequal? People will go out of their way to avoid your games, and you will lose the awesome credibility you got from the Halo series. THIS IS A SIMPLE FIX AND YOU SHOULD MAKE IT BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE! You cannot ride on your pve forever, half of the MMO crowd that bought your game, bought it for the PVP. I think ALL of the FPS crowd, bought it for the PVP. How you could fumble the execution so badly, is beyond me.

    I realize what a negative nancy I am being? But just yesterday I would've given a game a straight 10, if you were to patch balance the pvp for leveling today, I would come back and change my score back to ten.
    For real, get a clue Bungie. This made me wonder about the intelligence of a lot of the people working at your company? If they managed to miss this, or did it on purpose? They don't deserve their jobs. They inadvertantly turned your company into a thief. I don't write this to be inflammatory, I write it because I feel that every word I am saying is very, very, true.

    I had such high hopes! And you dashed them. It's a simple fix guys, you REALLY should consider it. Have a nice day guys, Enjoy the 64 dollars I spent on a physical copy, that I then sold immediately when I found out that i could not get the next gen version upgrade for free, that it was only available digitally. WHERES THE WARNING STICKER GUYS, what you did should be illegal, and you SHOULD be taken to task for it. Then I bought a year of LIVE so I could enjoy pvp leveling, only to find out that you have an infant's grasp of balance. Then I bought the 30 dollar expansion, that you released the same time the game went live. Do you understand what an expansion is? It is not content that you withold upon release, it is something you sell like a year later, to keep your fans loyal and interested in your game. I think you have an infant's grasp of what an expansion is, as well.

    Enjoy the 60 dollars I spent on the digital version. That is ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS to play your product correctly. For that price, this game needs to have its pvp balanced, the maps need to be bigger, and there needs to be a STICKER on the physical copies of the PS3 and 360 version warning you VERY specifically that you do not get the next gen upgrade for free. Your mistakes are frankly sad and alarming, and do not bode well, of this is how the next gen console development companies intend to treat their fans. I can overlook everything you did to me, because I am a loyal fan and bought everything y9ou ever made. But I SIMPLY CANNOT OVERLOOK THE PVP LEVELING BALANCE. It is a DISASTER. And no I am not kidding or being dramatic. How you guys released the Crucible like this? Is just beyond me.
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  6. Sep 10, 2014
    2
    After months of endless hype promising a genre-changing event that will blow our minds we get.....online Borderlands, without the cool artAfter months of endless hype promising a genre-changing event that will blow our minds we get.....online Borderlands, without the cool art style, fun story-telling, and solo play that Borderlands provided. This is a well-crafted, completely uninspiring exercise in lining up cross-hairs and clicking a button. The game that is billed as a RPG in shooter's clothing has minimal RPG features, with limited and basic character development, and a story more focused on online group-looting (with uninspiring loot) than any deep narrative. Solo players have been left out of the equation, as content is geared towards forced-grouping (you "can" play "some" stuff alone, but it is a grinding chore). The mechanics are fine, but they should be since the developer has been making shooters for years. In the end, this is nothing but a typical online shooter MMO with a huge budget for marketing. Perhaps some of the marketing money should have gone into better and more compelling content, real RPG features, and an option for meaningful solo play for those who are interested. Expand
  7. Sep 20, 2015
    0
    This game is the most overrated game I've ever played. It is not 10% complete, and made my Xbox red ring. I'm not joking, I had to get a newThis game is the most overrated game I've ever played. It is not 10% complete, and made my Xbox red ring. I'm not joking, I had to get a new Xbox because of this. Expand

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