Destiny: Come for the story, stay for the grind

It’s funny how a change in circumstances can alter perspective. Destiny’s grind once left me in dismay, but when faced with just an hour or two of free time a day it became something to relish. Completing a couple of strikes, a spot of intergalactic patrolling and taking numerous trips to the tower in between …

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Destiny falls foul of FIFA 15

As many may have predicted, Destiny’s reign of the UK top 40 has come to swift end. FIFA 15 has taken the top spot, accounting for 80% of all entertainment software units sold last week and a whopping 87% of revenue. You have Chart-Track to thank for those two eyebrow raising stats. It was the …

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Insert Destiny’s Child Pun Here

What could be this week’s UK number one? What could it possibly be? Oh, that’s right – Destiny. Bungie’s sci-fi shooter sits atop the chart for a second week. Well done Destiny. Only time – and more specifically FIFA 15 – will tell if Destiny retains the top spot next week. Three new titles entered …

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Destiny – Review

It’s highly likely that Bungie’s initial pitch for Destiny described it as a mixture of Halo’s sci-fi stylings and World of Warcraft’s rich, DLC friendly, role playing universe. It would appear though that during Destiny’s lengthy development period – 2010’s Halo: Reach was Bungie’s last release, lest you forget – that original pitch altered somewhat. …

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Destiny becomes UK’s biggest new IP launch

Destiny has toppled previous record holder Watch_Dogs to become the UK’s most successful launch of a new IP. And quite obviously, it’s the UK’s new number one. Sales were spilt 50/50 against PlayStation and Xbox. The breakdown goes like this – 46 per cent on PS4, 4 per cent on PS3; 36 per cent on …

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