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Destiny 2 Servers Down for 4-Hour Maintenance Today

Destiny 2 Servers Down for 4-Hour Maintenance Today

Destiny 2 will be down for server maintenance on Monday morning/afternoon for at least a few hours, according to developer Bungie. No reason was provided for the maintenance, but given that the gam...

By Anthony Taormina on September 23, 2017
Destiny 2 Fan Builds Sunshot Exotic out of LEGOs

Destiny 2 Fan Builds Sunshot Exotic out of LEGOs

Since Bungie’s Destiny 2 launched for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One earlier this month, fans of the multiplayer FPS series have been pouring hours into the follow-up title, blazing through missions, l...

By AJ Caulfield on September 22, 2017
Destiny 2 Leviathan Raid Final Boss Beat in 4 Minutes

Destiny 2 Leviathan Raid Final Boss Beat in 4 Minutes

The first Destiny 2 raid, Leviathan, is meant to provide players with a significant challenge. Emperor Calus, the final boss, is meant to be a particularly tough adversary to beat, with many having...

By Jasmine Henry on September 22, 2017
Destiny 2: How to Cheese the Prestige Nightfall Strike Timer

Destiny 2: How to Cheese the Prestige Nightfall Strike Timer

The Nightfall strikes in Destiny 2 have gotten a bit of a change from Destiny 1, and one of the biggest alterations to the weekly high-level activity is an added time limit. If players aren’t able...

By Weston Albert on September 22, 2017
Call of Duty: WW2 Releases New Story Trailer

Call of Duty: WW2 Releases New Story Trailer

While Call of Duty: WW2‘s PC beta is slated to start in a little more than a week to give fans on personal computers a taste of some of the forthcoming first-person shooter’s multiplayer content, t...

By Kyle Sledge on September 21, 2017
Destiny 2 Raid Keys Disappear at Each Weekly Reset

Destiny 2 Raid Keys Disappear at Each Weekly Reset

Leviathan, Destiny 2‘s first raid, has plenty of real estate to explore. Besides the main hub and each of the four rooms that hold the raid’s encounters, there is a giant labyrinth that players can...

By Weston Albert on September 21, 2017
5 Best Destiny 2 Exotic Weapons for the Raid

5 Best Destiny 2 Exotic Weapons for the Raid

Although players are focused on power leveling as much as possible before Destiny 2 launches its first raid, that is only one part of the equation. Being strong enough to deal and sustain high leve...

By Anthony Taormina on September 21, 2017
Destiny 2: What is the Recommended Level for the Raid?

Destiny 2: What is the Recommended Level for the Raid?

UPDATE: Bungie has revealed that the power level range for the Destiny 2 raid will be 260-280. Our original speculation post is below. With only a few days left until Destiny 2’s first raid release...

By Anthony Taormina on September 20, 2017
Destiny 2's Most Popular Weapons for Trials of the Nine

Destiny 2's Most Popular Weapons for Trials of the Nine

Destiny 2 debuted its first weekend of Trials of the Nine on Friday, the game’s new endgame PvP experience that has some significant changes from Destiny 1‘s Trials of Osiris. In this most competit...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2: How to Get the Exotic Raid Weapon

Destiny 2: How to Get the Exotic Raid Weapon

It has been less than a week since the new Leviathan raid released for Destiny 2, but slowly players are starting to uncover all of the secrets that the endgame destination holds. With a robust ser...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Xur Won't Sell Destiny 2 Exotics During First Weekend

Xur Won't Sell Destiny 2 Exotics During First Weekend

According to a recent update from developer Bungie, the first week of Destiny 2 will not feature an appearance by the mysterious vendor Xur. Instead Xur will make his official Destiny 2 debut on Se...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
More Call of Duty: WW2 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

More Call of Duty: WW2 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Now that gamers around the globe have had a chance to give the Call of Duty: WW2 beta a run for its money, Sledgehammer Games has released a new video that puts the upcoming shooter’s pre-order bon...

By John Jacques on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2: How to Get the Mida Mini and Multi Tool

Destiny 2: How to Get the Mida Mini and Multi Tool

Destiny fans will be pleased to know that the Mida Multi-Tool from the first game has made a return for the sequel, and remains much the same as the original: an Exotic Scout Rifle packed with perk...

By AJ Caulfield on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2: First Nightfall Strike Details Revealed

Destiny 2: First Nightfall Strike Details Revealed

With Destiny 2‘s first month officially underway, the video game developers at Bungie have decided to provide some details for the science fiction first-person shooter’s Nightfall Strike for its re...

By Kyle Sledge on September 18, 2017
Bungie Responds to Destiny 2 Fan Criticism Over Shaders

Bungie Responds to Destiny 2 Fan Criticism Over Shaders

As players have begun reaching the higher levels with their characters in Destiny 2, one of the items they have taken to collecting and using are shaders, which are cosmetic consumables that change...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2 Hides Easter Egg for Original Game Fans

Destiny 2 Hides Easter Egg for Original Game Fans

With a huge open-world and a playerbase that loves to explore, Destiny 2 is the perfect game for including weird and wonderful Easter eggs. Bungie has already got fans smiling with the Paul McCartn...

By Jasmine Henry on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2: How to Unlock Every Subclass

Destiny 2: How to Unlock Every Subclass

Destiny 2 contains three subclasses for every one of its Hunter, Warlock, and Titan classes. However, players will need to unlock the second and third subclasses while playing that game under certa...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2 Will Debut First Iron Banner in October

Destiny 2 Will Debut First Iron Banner in October

Iron Banner, the monthly PvP event that has been a classic staple of Destiny will return to Destiny 2 in October, according to the game’s developer Bungie. The event, which has traditionally been a...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2 Players Worried Public Event Nerf Coming Soon

Destiny 2 Players Worried Public Event Nerf Coming Soon

With the Destiny 2 servers down today for maintenance, it appears Bungie’s community has turned toward introspection and anxiety during the interim. While Destiny 2 has been well received by vetera...

By Cody Gravelle on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2 Starts Guided Games Beta for Raid Help

Destiny 2 Starts Guided Games Beta for Raid Help

One of the common points of debate among players from Destiny 1 was the lack of matchmaking in endgame PvE content like the raids and the weekly Nightfall strike. Some thought it was a good (and ev...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2 Removes Armor That Looks Like 'Hate Symbol'

Destiny 2 Removes Armor That Looks Like 'Hate Symbol'

Destiny 2 is removing a piece of armor from the game after its developer Bungie says that it bears a striking resemblance to imagery used as “a hate symbol”. Bungie let players know that the armor...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Shadow of Mordor Wins Game of the Year at GDC

Shadow of Mordor Wins Game of the Year at GDC

The response to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor must be exactly what Warner Bros. and Monolith wanted. The action adventure title, which has gained comparisons to the Assassin’s Creed series, has...

By Rob Gordon on September 18, 2017
Should Destiny 2 Be A Full Reset?

Should Destiny 2 Be A Full Reset?

Destiny 2 faces a tough problem: How to welcome new players who might not have seen the game, while also satisfying veteran players who have invested hundreds of hours. Although much of the attent...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
World of Warcraft: Legion Review

World of Warcraft: Legion Review

World of Warcraft: Legion adds ten levels, a new zone, and a new hero class to the twelve year old MMO and manages to deliver some of the best content that the game has ever offered. Twelve years...

By Denny Connolly on September 18, 2017
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Revelations Easter Egg Guide

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Revelations Easter Egg Guide

Use this guide to complete the elaborate Easter Egg on the Revelations map for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and unlock the ‘A Better Tomorrow’ trophy in the process. Almost a year since Call of Duty:...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Destiny: Wretched Eye Strike Guide

Destiny: Wretched Eye Strike Guide

The Nightfall Strike this week can be brutal, but follow this Destiny: Rise of Iron guide for tips on how to quickly and easily beat Kovik in the Wretched Eye strike. Destiny: Rise of Iron has fina...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: How To Start Rise of Iron Content

Destiny Guide: How To Start Rise of Iron Content

Destiny: Rise of Iron finally launches, but before players can start to ascend Felwinter Peak, here are the things that need to be done before accessing the content. Today is the day many Destiny...

By Derek Nichols on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: How to Get Year 3 Gjallarhorn

Destiny Guide: How to Get Year 3 Gjallarhorn

There has been some confusion among Destiny players, but this guide should clear up any questions about how to obtain the Year 3 Gjallarhorn in Rise of Iron. When Destiny developer Bungie first rev...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: Where to Find All Iron Medallions

Destiny Guide: Where to Find All Iron Medallions

Check out this helpful guide in order to ensure the swift discovery of each and every Iron Medallion within Destiny‘s expansion known as Rise of Iron. As many Guardians are more than likely aware,...

By Kyle Sledge on September 18, 2017
Destiny Server Issues Resolved On All Platforms

Destiny Server Issues Resolved On All Platforms

Following a spate of server issues after Destiny: Rise of Iron‘s launch, Bungie announces that each of the problems have received a working resolution across all platforms. When Guardians on PlaySt...

By Kyle Sledge on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: Where to Find All Siva Clusters

Destiny Guide: Where to Find All Siva Clusters

This guide helps Destiny: Rise of Iron players track down all of the dormant SIVA Cluster collectibles and unlock the new Grimoire cards released in the expansion. Destiny: Rise of Iron has arrived...

By Denny Connolly on September 18, 2017
Destiny: Rise of Iron Nemesis Star Machine Gun Gameplay

Destiny: Rise of Iron Nemesis Star Machine Gun Gameplay

Destiny: Rise of Iron has just launched with a myriad of exotic weapons, but to really shred enemies to teeny tiny pieces, the Nemesis Star machine gun will do the trick nicely. The new Nemesis St...

By Curt Hutson on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: Sing the Iron Song Achievement Guide

Destiny Guide: Sing the Iron Song Achievement Guide

Destiny: Rise of Iron holds many secrets for players to discover, and thanks to a number of fans on Reddit, a secret achievement has been revealed. Here’s how to unlock it. It’s well known that th...

By Derek Nichols on September 18, 2017
Destiny: Rise of Iron Thorn Exotic Quest Guide

Destiny: Rise of Iron Thorn Exotic Quest Guide

The exotic hand cannon, Thorn, is back in Destiny Year 3. Here’s the complete guide on how to earn the infamous weapon, which will be familiar to those who did it in Year 1. Destiny: Rise of Iron i...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Should Destiny: Rise of Iron Buff Skeleton Key Drops?

Should Destiny: Rise of Iron Buff Skeleton Key Drops?

Skeleton key drop rates in Destiny: Rise of Iron are much lower than the strike-specific loot drop rates in Year 2. Is this by design or should Bungie increase skeleton key drops? Over the course o...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Destiny: Rise of Iron Gjallarwing's Hidden Easter Egg

Destiny: Rise of Iron Gjallarwing's Hidden Easter Egg

The new Gjallarwing Sparrow within video game developer Bungie’s Destiny: Rise of Iron contains a small, but fun Easter egg capable of making Guardians howl with delight. With Bungie having finally...

By Kyle Sledge on September 18, 2017
Destiny's New Raid Beat By Only 3 Players

Destiny's New Raid Beat By Only 3 Players

The Legend Himself clan continues to live up to the title, this time beating Destiny Rise of Iron‘s brand new Wrath of the Machine raid with only three people. Most Destiny players have likely hear...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: How to Get SIVA Offerings

Destiny Guide: How to Get SIVA Offerings

Much like Court of Oryx, Archon’s Forge is the new arena-based public event for Destiny players to enjoy with their Rise of Iron expansion. It’s a great source of loot, can offer a challenge, and i...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Hilarious Easter Egg Discovered in New Destiny Raid

Hilarious Easter Egg Discovered in New Destiny Raid

Fans have found an Easter egg in the Wrath of the Machine raid, consisting of the return of an old enemy that was an inside joke in the Destiny community during Year 1. It has only been a day since...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Destiny: New Raid Boss Beat By Only Two Players

Destiny: New Raid Boss Beat By Only Two Players

Using expert tactics and communication, two players successfully take down Destiny: Rise of Iron‘s new raid boss, Aksis Archon Prime, in under 15 minutes. While some Destiny players are still worki...

By Boston Blake on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: How to Beat Aksis in Rise of Iron Raid

Destiny Guide: How to Beat Aksis in Rise of Iron Raid

By now most Destiny players are likely familiar with the Wrath of the Machine raid, the newest endgame experience added to Bungie’s popular shooter. However, while those people may know the “death...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Destiny Skeleton Keys Guide

Destiny Skeleton Keys Guide

Less than a week ago Bungie introduced players to Destiny: Rise of Iron, the first major expansion for the shooter in a year. The DLC add-on brought with it a ton of new content, a new raid, and mo...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: New Nightfall Strike Modifiers & Quests

Destiny Guide: New Nightfall Strike Modifiers & Quests

This week’s Destiny weekly reset provides more content than ever due to the recent release of Rise of Iron, and here are all the details you need to know. Before the release of Rise of Iron, weekly...

By Curt Hutson on September 18, 2017
COD: Modern Warfare Brings Back Multiplayer Announcer

COD: Modern Warfare Brings Back Multiplayer Announcer

Raven Software lead designer Amos Hodge takes to Twitter to reveal details on the multiplayer mode for the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. There are some Call of Duty fans excited...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Destiny's Trials of Osiris Returns

Destiny's Trials of Osiris Returns

As promised, Destiny‘s most competitive PvP event makes its return on September 30, two weeks after the launch of the game’s fall expansion Rise of Iron. Most Destiny players have finished all the...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Mod Tools Launch in Open Beta

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Mod Tools Launch in Open Beta

Treyarch announces that the PC mod tools for last year’s hit first-person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 are now available in open beta form on Steam. Prior to the game’s launch, Treyarch confir...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Watch 12 Minutes of Modern Warfare Remastered

Watch 12 Minutes of Modern Warfare Remastered

A new video shows off 12 minutes of gameplay for the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, showing players the game’s impressive new visuals. One of the most highly anticipated games th...

By Boston Blake on September 18, 2017
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Trophies

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Trophies

The full trophy list for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered on PlayStation 4 appears online, and all are centered on the game’s single player campaign. In about a month’s time, Call of Duty fa...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Destiny Guide: What Swords Reflect with New Artifact

Destiny Guide: What Swords Reflect with New Artifact

Don’t miss a full breakdown of everything swords can reflect with the newly added artifact Memory of Radegast, including supers, grenades, weapons, and more. Destiny: Rise of Iron revamped artifact...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Details Revealed

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Details Revealed

Activision releases details about the upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta, including which Combat Rigs, maps, and Mission Teams will be included. Next weekend, gamers will get their first...

By Boston Blake on September 18, 2017
Destiny Previews Changes to How Silver Dust Works

Destiny Previews Changes to How Silver Dust Works

The economy of Silver Dust, the new material added in the Rise of Iron expansion, will be getting some changes very soon based on feedback from the game’s fans. Silver Dust is a new form of currenc...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Destiny Dev Issuing Console Bans to Known Cheaters

Destiny Dev Issuing Console Bans to Known Cheaters

Bungie drops the hammer on players suspected of repeatedly cheating in Destiny, issuing bans for entire consoles instead of just the player’s online account. Some of today’s most beloved video game...

By Jason Gallagher on September 18, 2017
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Review

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Review

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered updates the FPS classic admirably, but its pricing scheme and missing maps keep it from reaching its true potential. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare launched...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Destiny: The Dawning Event

Destiny: The Dawning Event

Destiny‘s holiday event is called ‘The Dawning’ and in addition to the return of Sparrow Racing League, Bungie is adding strike scoring, new gear, and more. When Destiny developer Bungie first tea...

By Anthony Taormina on September 18, 2017
Will Destiny Soon Automatically Dismantle Green Items?

Will Destiny Soon Automatically Dismantle Green Items?

Destiny is likely to get a feature in its next update that will allow players to set any Uncommon item they pick up to be automatically dismantled into materials. Destiny will be getting its next...

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
Destiny 2 Raid's Prestige Mode Releases in October

Destiny 2 Raid's Prestige Mode Releases in October

Destiny 2 is here and players are currently leveling up, some of them doing so as fast as they can in order to prepare for the release of that game’s first raid, called Leviathan, on September 13....

By Weston Albert on September 18, 2017
WWE Superstars Really Like Crash Bandicoot

WWE Superstars Really Like Crash Bandicoot

Professional wrestling fans are gearing up for SummerSlam tonight, the second biggest WWE pay-per-view of the year, right behind WrestleMania. Some of the WWE superstars that will be battling it ou...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Destiny: Rise of Iron Server Issues

Destiny: Rise of Iron Server Issues

As Bungie investigates ongoing server issues with Destiny following the release of the game’s Rise of Iron expansion, the studio implements a sign-in queue. As one of the biggest new IP of all time...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Destiny: Rise of Iron Exotic Weapons Revealed

Destiny: Rise of Iron Exotic Weapons Revealed

The full list of unclassified exotic weapons for Destiny: Rise of Iron has been revealed, including details about a mysterious exotic weapon called Young Wolf’s Howl. This is it. With less than 24...

By Anthony Taormina on September 12, 2017
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on September 12, 2017
Destiny: Light Level for the New Rise of Iron Raid

Destiny: Light Level for the New Rise of Iron Raid

Bungie reveals the recommended Light Level for Guardians to have before taking on the new Wrath of the Machine raid in Destiny‘s Rise of Iron expansion. With Destiny‘s Rise of Iron releasing in les...

By Kyle Sledge on September 12, 2017
Destiny 2 Already Has Millions of Players

Destiny 2 Already Has Millions of Players

The original Destiny was a huge success for Bungie and Activision, smashing records for a new IP in the process. Destiny‘s popularity persisted over the years thanks to frequent updates from Bungie...

By Dalton Cooper on September 10, 2017