It’s the little things that make Destiny such a unique and and entertaining shooter. That’s because Bungie’s attention to detail knows no bounds, even when it comes to the hand cannon’s trigger animation. For some reason, watching someone apply pressure to the trigger leaves me with an oddly satisfying feeling. Test it out for yourself the next time your in-game. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGes2mng2lk’] Thanks to Firebird for posting the link on reddit.
With the announcement of the June XDK update, Bungie promised to ship Destiny for Xbox One in 1080p. The video below is the first-ever 1080p Xbox One footage of the game, taken straight off an Xbox One development kit at Bungie! Graphics Engineer Chris Tchou walks us through the development build.
The Beta is currently under maintenance and will be so until July 23rd. (image by falconbox) How was your Beta experience? For all of the Xbox users, we’ll have download keys to give away just like we did for PS, and those will be given out as soon as they become available on the 23rd via Facebook message. Meanwhile while you guys wait, here’s some miscellaneous Destiny shenanigans that have brought Beta players some fun. Dance to Dodge Bullets posted by bsb1127 Dragon Spotted on the Shores of Time Crucible map (Venus) Fallen T-Bag by InfiniteLegitimateAgama Crucible Mega-Kill http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptX1LCTsIsI’] How to
Deej joins IGN as they embark on their Destiny Beta excursion. Watch it live below in (choose HD)! The stream will last until 1pm PT (that’s 5pm ET and 9pm GMT) What we’ve learned: No raids until launch. Improved Peter Dinklage voiceover. Beta level cap “up to players to find out.” New weapon upgrade: crouching lets you zoom further. Can use Destiny app during beta. The Beta on Xbox One will not be running at 1080p, though at launch it will be.
With the Destiny Beta right on the horizon, here is an IGN reviewer’s take on how the Beta changed his view of Destiny for the better.
With the Destiny Beta launching on July 17th for Playstation users and on July 23rd for Xbox users, it would be useful to know what you are getting yourself into. Check out MoreConsole’s informative summary of everything you need to know about the Beta. You can also read Bungie’s beta FAQ here. IGN | 7 Secrets Bungie Doesn’t Want You to Miss in the Beta
I’ve always been a sucker for a good montage and that’s why I’m sharing this awesome one made by XeroPain. It has great clips, good editng, and most importantly it’s fun. Impressively enough, it looks like the whole montage was created using the PS4 sharing feature. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zi3m399BosY’] Featured image courtesy of Ztemde
A new video of predominantly B-Roll gameplay has surfaced on the NeoGaf forums; thanks to MoreConsole for re-uploading it to his channel. In it you will see a Fallen Archon Priest (On the Moon!), a Vex Gate Lord, and even a barrel rolling Pike. Enjoy. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb3ZVpYptac’] Featured image courtesy of Ztemde.