Destiny Features

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #100-51

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

How Video Game Cookbooks Are Helping Us Taste Digital Worlds

The creators behind the Earthbound, Zelda, WoW, and Fallout cookbooks on how they bring fictional cuisine into real-world kitchens.

Farewell Visceral: The Push Toward the Destiny Model Claims Another Victim

Single-player games are pivoting to Destiny clones or open-world games, but I miss the more refined, simpler days.

Remembering That Time I Accidentally Beat Destiny, And Didn't Know It; Plus, Little Witch Academia's Charms

UNPREDICTABLE | Caty reminisces about vanilla Destiny, and wonders why Little Witch Academia is so appealing.

Destiny's Age of Triumph Brings Back Both the Raids and the Memories

Bungie comes so close to capturing the Year One nostalgia.

Fall Games Preview 2016: All the Best Games From This Holiday Season

We take a look at the biggest games coming out over the next few months.

From Us to You! Wonders if Destiny: Rise of Iron Has Left Behind Those Who Weren't There at Launch

PODCAST: We discuss Battlefront's Death Star DLC, Forza Horizon 3, Pokémon on the NX, and more!

Destiny Suffers From a Content Lull, Just Like Every Other MMO

People insist that Bungie's shooter isn't an MMO, but it suffers from the same problems.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best DLC

PART 10: Not every add-on is worth adding on, but these expansions and updates rose above the rest.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Character

PART THREE: Who was 2015's breakout video game character? The USgamer team name their faves, but in the end there can only be one.

Video: We Try Out Destiny's New Sparrow Racing League

Bungie's new Sparrow racing mode is one part Endor speeder bike chase, and one part podrace.

Destiny: The Taken King: Solo Insights a Month After Launch

After continuing to play Destiny: The Taken King post-review, Jaz weighs in with further perspective on Bungie's MMOFPS.

Axe of the Blood God Episode 26: Does The Taken King Finally Make Destiny a Good Game?

Jaz joins Kat to discuss The Taken King and what it means for Bungie's divisive shooter RPG.

Destiny: The Taken King's Pricing Model is a Little Crazy

Do you own the original disc? You might want to sell it now.

One Way or Another, Destiny is Still Relevant After a Year

How did this happen?

Destiny Gets Overhauled With The Taken King

Bungie is planning some big changes for its FPS MMO, many of which hail from more traditional MMO titles.

Axe of the Blood God Episode 13: A Deeper Dive into Witcher 3 and Destiny

Kotaku's Kirk Hamilton joins Kat to discuss his two favorite topics - Witcher 3 and Destiny.

Have Bungie Really Learned from Their Mistakes with The Dark Below?

Bungie say they won't repeat the same mistakes with House of Wolves, but Destiny's problems run still deeper.

TGS: Smash Bros. is Japan's Destiny

Big game launches take over Japan just like they do the U.S... though the games in question tend to be different.

The Destiny Menace: Where Bungie's Latest Falls Short

Destiny has a lot in common with Star Wars... but maybe not the Star Wars you'd hope for.

Fall Preview 2014: The Solid Investments

As our fall preview series continues, we examine the games that look like solid investments this holiday season.

The Long Road to Destiny

Destiny's mix of MMORPG and shooter elements has been a long time coming. Here are some of the milestones on the road to Bungie's unique shooter.

Join Us All Day Monday for Destiny Livestreams* [Update: Over!]

*(Unless the servers barf, which is how it usually goes on day one of an MMO.)

Destiny Beta: State-of-the-Game Review and Impressions

The USgamer crew spent the weekend leveling up in Destiny. Dozens of hours later, here's where we stand on Bungie's next big thing.

USstreamer: Jeremy and Mike Play the Destiny Beta at 2pm PST/5pm EST [Update: YouTube!]

Come hang out with us as we dig further into the Destiny beta!

USstreamer: Jaz and Mike Play The Crew Closed Beta at 2pm PST/5pm EST (Now With YouTube!)

Come hang out with USG's editors while they play through some of The Crew closed beta and share their thoughts.

Destiny, Dark Souls, Mass Effect: Three of a Kind (No, Really)

Thus far, Destiny feels like an intriguing mash-up of ideas from two very different games.

Comfort Food Games: Marathon 2 Durandal, the Grandfather of Destiny

Even as Jeremy storms his way through Destiny's beta, Bungie's earliest shooters continue to tug at his heart.

E3 Postscript: So is the New Generation Really Upon Us?

A slew of great games are on the way, but Kat is still wondering what's next for the medium she loves.

USgamer's Best of E3 2014: Jeremy's Picks

Now that the show is over, we sort out our favorites. First up, editor Jeremy Parish weighs in on his picks of the show.

E3 2014: Destiny Brings MMO Scope to the First-Person Shooter

Bungie's massive online shooter covers familiar ground with panache.

E3 Precap: Can Destiny Distinguish Itself in This Day and Age?

Does Bungie's new multiplayer shooter have what it takes to stand out in a crowded market of open-world and MMO games, or will this large-scale take on Halo be a snoozer?

Daily Classic: How Chrono Cross Triumphed Over Destiny

As a sequel to upbeat Chrono Trigger, this gloomy RPG should have been a wreck... yet somehow, it wasn't.

What's So Tricky About Destiny?

Bungie's would-be blockbuster is a lot less confusing than they'd have you believe.