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Destiny’s first big update since The Taken King arrives on April 12

Bungie has revealed that the first major update to Destiny since the release of The Taken King last year will arrive on April 12, bringing new gear, PVE challenges, and an increase to players' maximum Light level.
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Sniper rifles and explosive powder: The secret sauce behind one Bungie soundtrack

Bungie has released a new video diary detailing process for creating audio in Destiny. The studio made use of unusual instruments and even explosive powder to create sound effects for energy waves and the game's various weapons.
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Mass Effect Andromeda lead writer leaves BioWare, joins Bungie

It's another high-profile departure for BioWare as lead writer for Mass Effect Andromeda Chris Schlerf confirmed in a series of tweets that he has left BioWare Montreal, and is now working at Bungie.
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Activision and Bungie confirm that the Destiny sequel won’t arrive until 2017

In January, it was reported that the sequel to Destiny, planned to be released in September 2016, had been delayed. Now Activision has confirmed that a sequel won't arrive until 2017, though a "large new expansion" is coming this year.
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Destiny's new 'Damage Referee' will make life tough for players with bad connections

Destiny's latest update hits next week, bringing changes to the Crucible and a new feature called Damage Referee that rewards players for having good connections, putting players with bad connections at a disadvantage.
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Bungie appoints Pete Parsons as new CEO, Harold Ryan stepping down

Bungie president Harold Ryan, who has been with the company since 2000, is stepping down. Pete Parsons, who has long served as the company COO, will now be leading the company as CEO.
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Blaming Crucible losses on lag? Destiny matchmaking tweaks aim to fix that

If you're sick of lag ruining Crucible matches in Destiny, you may soon have reason to celebrate, as starting this week, the game's matchmaking is being tweaked to focus on good connections.
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Report: Destiny sequel delayed from destined release

The upcoming sequel to Destiny has been delayed from its projected release date in September, 2016, according to a report from Kotaku Friday.
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Destiny's new microtransactions let you pay your way to the top

The latest batch of DLC for Bungie's spacefaring first-person shooter Destiny allows players to skip the game's lengthy leveling process, instantly boosting character classes and weapons with one-time purchases.
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Destiny hover bikes get a slick, speedy Star Wars-like race mode

Destiny’s new racing event finds a great use for the game’s awesome but underplayed vehicles. Ever since planet-hopping shooter Destiny offered players the chance to jump on what are essentially Return of the Jedi’s speeder bikes to…
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Destiny: The Taken King abilities are now in the real world

Destiny: The Taken King is just a few days away, and Activision has created real-world versions of several Guardian powers to celebrate, including a Tesla coil suit that fires lightning and a flaming hammer.
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With just over a week to go, the cinematic trailer for Destiny: The Taken King arrives 1:48

The release date for Destiny: The Taken King is almost upon us, and Bungie is keeping fans excited with the release of a new cinematic trailer. The game will be released starting on September 15.