One player’s experience traversing the Destiny alpha on PlayStation 4.
I thoroughly enjoyed traveling through the world, although the experience would have been better if I didn't have to play the game at 480p due to HDMI issues :/
What HDMI issue do you have? Do you need a new cable or something?
I've tried everything, today I turned on my PS4 to find that if I use any resolution above 480p it suffers from flickering/black screen.
Just with this game? Or do you have the same problem with everything else? You have a good shielded cable and not using a splitter?
There is a solution to this in the settings. If I find it I will let you know. I heard about people having this issue after an update.
Solution: If you are having Flickering and Snowing type issues go to "Sound and Screen" and click on Video Output Settings and change Deep Color Output to "Off". It has something to do with this setting and TV compatibility apparently.
It did happen with me actually 2 weeks ago and all I did turned off the system and back on and its fine! Though it was a first and after 1.71v!
If you're playing with friends, for the love of gaming, LEAVE PARTY CHAT! The proximity voice and environmental efects on voice chat etc is amazing, really adds to the feel of the game. Had a blast with the alpha tonight, personally my hype for this game died down in recent months and I found myself not as interested in it. Playing the alpha, its better than I'd ever anticipated.
I know, I was amazed when you go inside the voice chat echoes. This game has amazing sound design and an awesome soundtrack.
Good to know. I was starting to become unsure how good Destiny would be, but it seems a lot of impressions have been very positive.
Yeah alarm bells went off when the recent story trailer was revelead and we saw dinklage as a 343 guilty spark-esque floating orb, felt like bungie were just threading old ground. Having actually played it now, and heard dinklage's VA work and seeing the little guy (no pun intended) in action, it's nothing like halo at all story wise, and he's nothing like 343 guilty spark :) Another thing that really surprised me was real time reflections in the water that are effected by ripples etc... I was running around The Tower, and noticed i could see every other player, the environment, and npc's reflected in real time, this is the sort of stuff I've been dying to see on consoles (real time reflections have been very minimal in console games in the past, sometimes confined to specific mirrors, or only reflecting an image map or the environment) For anyone interested in seeing my initial reactions to all this stuff, I archived my broadcast on http://www.twitch.tv/toddum... about a minute in is when I notice the amazing sound design :P The rest is me being horrible at the game for 2 hours, so you can just ignore the rest!
Turn off HDCP setting in the ps4's visual settings. Should allow u to have high resolution again.
Right now the game is very generic to me...reminds me of warframe a little...only been playing for a little while so will see
ROFLMAO, reminds you of warframe. Totally 2 polar opposites. Ray Charles is that you?
It is better than warframe because of the story. We only get one story mission but the ability to have a story really allows for a much deeper level of gameplay where as warframe gets repetitive pretty fast. The only similarities I see to warframe is the star map and it's space suit type fighting. Besides that I don't get any warframe vibes. My only issue with the game so far is that I keep finding gear that I cannot use, and it's a shame because it looks like really awesome cool stuff that I can't try out.
You have no concept of anything ,do you?
the game is pretty cool i like it so far
I like what I've seen so far, that wizard in the first mission is a pain in the ass.
Thats when I drop a Nova bomb on em.
The wizard is a joke compared to the world event bosses. I was solo and had a giant mech tank rock me. Like I was hitting it with stones.
Oh yeah, I had that happen this morning when I rolled up a hunter, hitting it with stones is the perfect analogy there, solo completely useless against that thing.
Does this game even have a single player??
I am pretty sure this game requires online. I hope that people know this going in. For the beta you have to be online to get it so... But yes you can make it into a single player game by playing alone.
I believe you only need a ps+ for "the crucible" as thats the only time it comes up "PS+ required", when you select earth maps etc it seems absent, so singleplayer co-op might be for everyone, plus or not :) I hope thats the case for those folk who prefer to co-op than pvp and who aren't in to paying subs like psPlus etc.
No, but you can kind of play it and ignore all the other players haha
So far its kind of boring and maybe the bosses need to be toned down health wise. Honestly I'm enjoying battlefield hardline a lot more. I do like the gameplay since its pretty much a prettier halo. I'll buy it but day one I'm still not convinced...
how can u get to play alpha and not me?. Ive not even got a code. Wtf are they doing
Hardline is awful. Played that same game a million times.
As soon as you said you're enjoying Hardline more I just laughed , that game is horrible , should been a $15 DLC for BF4 , it's way more boring then BF4. Back on topic , I would of agreed with you on the bosses health being toned down for that 3man mission with my first play but after reaching level 8 and getting guns with twice the damage of my first play threw it didn't seem as bad!
For an Alpha this game has a huge world
Im getting a big borderlands vibe from it, not a good one. Bridge between mass effect and borderlqnds maybe. It alright so far, but not really into the "region" type open world generic enemy respawn stuff
Just got done with Devil's Lair. That shit was hard! Especially with the Twp dumbasses I was playing with. And the bosses have waaaaaaayyyyy too !much health! Pretty addictive though.
where the fk is my code ?. i live in europé... this is bs
This is not a game for people who only like call of duty and battlefield. This is an online mmo.People who love mmos and Fps games will love this game. It is going to be a huge game.
I really really enjoyed it. The A.I is some of the best A.I I ever experienced in a game.
Are you playing the same game as me? I thought that was some if the dumbest ai I've ever seen. They don't even come after you after you been shooting at them. You can just slowly chip away at them and just hide behind something to regenerate health and grenades.
Agree there. Up close they are pretty good, run away, flank, overwhelm, run to cover to regen, et cetera. But at a distance, same old "exploits" work.
They're pretty stupid. I've seen much much worse, but lets not pretend that these baddies are smart. I don't know why ppl are saying the AI is great either.
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