Destiny's alpha is closed, but the PvP has left a lasting impression. Tom Powter wonders if it could become the next big thing online...
I am only interested in the single player which i hope is long and good like mass effect series mixed in with borderlands
Yeah after playing the Alpha, I think the PVP element will be a distraction to main attraction and that's the pve stuff. The MP component is solid but it seems quite basic. Im sure it will have a decent community though. I'll wait for the final version to reserve judgment.
no doubt, more power to those who enjoy PVP but for me destiny has my interest because its trying to mix 2 games i really liked last gen. Borderlands and mass effect but with bungie's twist and knowledge of rewarding FPS action can't wait to finally play this i really hope the loot system is rewarding
After finishing the story etc. I'm guessing the whole point of Destiny is to find better gear to take into PVP like with most MMO games? I played the Alpha solid for 3 days, and the MP does feel quite competitive, which is right up my alley. After adjusting to the game from playing nothing but BF4 (MP FPS wise) since the PS4 came out, this is going to be a very good change of pace for me. I loved Halo 3 & Reach MLG playlists, and I really miss a good competitive shooter.
I'm looking for some competitive Halo style gameplay on my PS3. Nothing like closing out the PS3 era with a Bungie game :D
I really think this game has a chance to be a very big IP. The fact that each planet/moon is the size of Reach is very exciting as it will offer tons of value and possibilities.
well, won't be the video game messiah like call of duty but Of course they will succeed, it's bungie btw
It's really great & awesome But it'll need at least a 16 player count to make a huge impact 12 player feels empty in large moon map
i agree with you on that, many FPS games give you huge maps but short player count. I was playing GTA online and huge world yet so very limited number of players
I don't have too much hope for it, considering the last 2 Halo games Bungie made were total cop outs (ODST & Reach). In fact its been almost 8 years since their last masterpiece.
For me, 60 frames is a must for PVP. I totally understand the reasoning in scaling back the framerate for the PVE side of things, but it sort of bewilders me that they're both entirely seperate entities and cannot be tweaked as such. I'm not going to lie - in competitive MP, the framerate was definitely noticeable after playing BF4, Titanfall, KZ, etc. I can still have fun with it regardless, but if that portion of Destiny ran 60 frames Killzone style, then it would most definitely remain a key pillar in my play rotation over the next year or more.
It could be very big, especially if they something like WoW does with the Seasons where they introduce new and better gear every Season.
It Will fir Sony for sure
PVE for ME!!
The single player/co-op (PvE) was just simply AMAZING and worth the $60 price tag. The multiplayer (PvP) however was super generic and had players already exploiting imbalances in the game (eg; COD) Destiny will be a love hate phenomenon....on one hand, you'll have the engrossing single player/co-op game that will challenge and encourage even strangers to work together. If you haven't tried the alpha, you're in for a HUGE experience! Then you'll have the Multiplayer that will be geared toward COD exploiters who will just use the vehicles and overbalanced weapons to manipulate the game (as they did in the Alpha) Can't wait to pair up with you Guardians and take back the Earth!
One of the reasons for the alpha was to play test the multiplayer, and fix any imbalances the game may have. I loved the MP, but dislike playing on the moon 75% of the time, because as you said, there's players out there who just whored the vehicles the whole game. I'm not sure how Bungie are going to balance the multiplayer because they're always going to make some part of the community unhappy. Example 1: If I grind my ass off hours on end for amazing gear, I want it to make a difference in the MP or it just isn't worth it. Example 2: I want to play the MP competitively, to achieve that the MP needs to be fair and balanced. It's a complicated predicament they are in, but I have faith, and I'm sure they will do the very best they can. I'm so pumped for the beta after playing the alpha, I can't wait.
I has actually quite impressed with the PvP that I played during the alpha. I think given time and Bungies pedigree and it could be a big hit.
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