Built on the roots and experience of Microsoft’s Halo franchise, Bungie is at it again with the next generation of shooter in Destiny – and it is better than Halo.
I loved every minute of it. Cant wait for the beta!!
I put over 30 hours into this Alpha. I can't think of the last fps game that I put that much time in, in recent memory. This is what Defiance, Halo 4, and Borderlands 2 should have been. I like all of the games that I just mentioned and I am glad to see that Destiny takes the best elements of those games and just makes a great game. I reached lvl 8, max level for the Alpha, very fast but I continued to play to get better gear and because the game is fun. Over 30 hours in I was still finding gear that was better for my level 8 character. Really fun game to play, but I can understand why watching someone play it would seem boring as hell.
So far, I didn't like it.
@ultimatemaster Agreed, I mean it's decent WITH my friends.. WITHOUT them it's gets old fast, the voice acting blows and that music they play when Sh*t gets real sucks ass. Understood it's an "Alpha" but I doubt they'll change that cheesiness. I also, think they are only calling it an "ALPHA" because the people who preordered it will be made that we have access before them... the game is due out too soon to be in "ALPHA". Otherwise the game looks and plays great, smoother than battlefield hardline.. but it just gets dull def. not worth 500million investment.
Chef - Alpha is the state of a game that is incomplete. Beta is the state of a title that has all of it's elements completed for version 1.0, but needs tested for stability and glitches. This game isn't finished in production, and you can see that in the "Tower" and "Old Russia" levels. Interactive NPC robots in "Tower" are all meant to show you the map - only a few do. In Old Russia, the world is cut in half so that you can't compete beyond level 8, which is fully complete to this point.
Most fun I've had in an Alpha.
I haven't had this much fun playing a game - any game, since Modern Warfare 1.
Why pc related? This game is exclusive for consoles yet.
I will end up getting this game. But I kind of like what The Division is doing more with its open world shooter. Both will be great though.
Game is really fun to play and explore There needs to be more variation in enemy types in the final game though
Ha, it's an alpha. There will no doubt be MANY more enemy types in the full game. You probably saw less than 10% of what will be in the final.
I agree I hope there isn't too many people basing their opinion of the ENTIRE game on such a small portion that is really meant for Bungie to balance and test their game.
Do your homework. There is a vid-doc bungie released talking about the different enemy types. There are going to be plenty of different enemy types within each faction and there are at least 5 factions If I remember right.
the alpha sold me - I wasn't even thinking about this game...then I get the alpha invite and I was impressed from the moment I started playing.
Likewise.... preordered my copy today and got my beta code.
yea, gonna preorder this week!
I really enjoyed the multiplayer and the raids
Dam they said it would be up and down all day on the servers and it has been! I can't moan about it but today for the first time I got frustrated due to the lagging etc Hope the testing they are doing can help prevent this from happening when it launches I'm loving PVP sniping and can't wait to see new maps
Sony was very wise to get exclusive rights on this game. That Destiny bundle with the White PS4 is going to be a system seller.
Only timed exclusives, no big deal
It's not exclusive. Your comment is misleading.
I've never been a fan of 1st person games (other than Doom 1 & 2) and I can't stand the COD/Battlefield/Halo/Killzone/ FarCry/Wolfenstein style of gameplay. What does Destiny have to offer that makes it different from the horde of 1st person shooters currently on the market?
It's more than just a simple FPS. I like the RPG aspects (Mass Effect-ish, Borderlands-ish) combined with the gun play (yes, Halo-esque). Additionally, I think there will be more of an interactive community aspect to it. If you are really against the COD/BF/Halo/KZ style, there might not be enough "other" to get you on board.
Call of Duty is super fast and twitchy with stupid aim assist, feels like care for ADHD patients. Has unrealistic knife lunging. Battlefield is semi-realistic with stupid aim assist. Has better knife kills but has some bad magnetic knife kill animations. Can feel like a game for noobs since the game decides to center you on their screen and make everyone a winner! Halo is super fast and twitchy with unrealistic health and damage. Shooting feels generic and the actual gameplay doesn't present anything ground breaking. It's like a casual shooter that took off. Killzone is the slowest of FPS. Characters have realistic weight, they have momentum, it doesn't have retarded levels of pivoting ability and it doesn't have aim assist. Knife kills must be earned you can't spam it like all the other games. Is probably the best of all FPS in terms of mechanics, but a lot don't like it because it feels slower and also requires more skill. Far Cry is slower than Call of Duty. Probably slower than Battlefield. Knifing can be ridiculous, but the overall experience is addicting. Haven't played wolfenstein... Destiny is more in line with Halo in terms of online PvP, but the campaign felt like a generic Borderlands, which I didn't see you mention in your dislike list so you might like it a lot.
Well you pritty much ruled out every single fps there is. Halo and Cod are two very different types of fps. The only thing they have in common is they are competitive fps. Destiny is very much Halo-ish in it's gunplay. if you don't like halo you prob won't like this. It has a lot more to offer though then halo and if you miss out on it thats your loss.
Control game type is what domination should be. this is a fun game imo.
Absolutely loved the single player and co-op games!!!!! But, the Multiplayer was just an average Halo clone. If you're a Halo fan and don't like change...then the Multiplayer is for you. But if you wanted to see something different you'll be left scratching your head. Also, waiting about 5-6 minutes between matches is really annoying. But if you wanted something different, play on "Earth" with your friends or going it solo. Bungie hit that aspect of the game out of the park!!!
I love how this game looks on PS4. It feels like I'm playing Halo but different and new. I love the soundtrack and atmospheric effects but I HATE the Narrator. A better voice actor would be better. This guy from Game of Thrones sounds like he just mailed it in.
I have NO DOUBT that this game will be awesome and that I'll love every minute of it. I know this title is meant to just display the excitement for the game...which is most likely well deserved. I didn't get a chance to play the Alpha cause it just so happens I've been out of town for the last two weeks, but I'm sure that based on the feedback it will be fun...however I KNOW this will not be the last shooter I ever play. @Akira You have very legit concerns for the game, but the issue of waiting 5-6 minutes between matches may just be an "alpha" issue, I'm sure it won't be that bad in the final release. I highly doubt they have a large amount of Dedicated servers allocated for the Alpha...but that will fix the problem right up
I thought the Alpha was ok. Played once for a couple hours, was fun but felt like it would get repetitive FAST. I've always been looking forward to this game, but the alpha kind of swayed me in the other direction. Now, I just feel like it's being overhyped a bit, much like the Halo franchise...
I don't think this game has had nearly as much hype as Titanfall and that game although good dosent offer as much as this game will. This is not to say that Titanfall 2 won't be better with content. Destiny truly surprised me and I'm glad because I was beginning to worry about games on these consoles. I think the games RPG element alone will be amazing.
The last shooter I'll need? *cancels pre-order for The Order 1886*
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