"Destiny does not appear to be the ambitious project that many had imagined" Gameondaily's Gaz discusses why he thinks people should not get carried away in hyping up Bungie's much anticipated AAA title.
Seemed pretty ambitious to me... Certainly more ambitious than anything I've seen from Gameondaily's Gaz and his poorly written articles!
Oh snap! :3
It's not an MMO or RPG at all. It's basically just a walk from point A to B shooter with friends if you'd like, kill all the enemies there, and you might see 4 or 5 random people in-between. The story has you fighting "the darkness" lol. It'll be an okay game, but it's just Halo with a little bit of Borderlands mixed in. I'm looking more forward to Dragon Age, especially if the rumored multiplayer is there and as good as Mass Effect 3's.
Like I said elsewhere, Destiny seems great and super polished for what it is, but ambitious? I'm not sure about that.
no problem ... wish this game would go away already ... over Halo, over MMOs
Hype or not, X1 and PS4 dont really have a game of this genre or caliber yet. That alone may push sales just by being first. That being said, I havent played the Beta as I want it to be fresh when I fire it up.
"What the beta made clear however, was that Destiny is, at its core a First Person Shooter with RPG elements just tacked on." This suits me fine, it's an aspect many FPS games simply don't have and having played the beta i'm more than happy with what's coming on release date.
Exactly! I don't need to temper my hype! I know exactly what to expect from destiny and it's just the game I'm looking for!
Exactly what I'm thinking.
Yep. The main thing (and most important) is that the core shooting mechanics are solid. Destiny will be the FPS to beat this year.
I cant control my hype when what i played was not even 25% of the final games content and i put in almost 25 hours into it....its the real deal and deal with it
IMO the game delivers (as far as the beta is concerned) and the hype is warranted.
Why make articles like this in the first place? I mean people that have played the beta knows how the game will be played and a good idea of what more they can expect in the final game. So if they liked what they played in the beta, their hype and anticipation for the final game is already justified. I played the beta and it was fun and enjoyable the whole time. Don't play the game solo, that is just one experience and a lacking one at that. Games like this are developed with playing with others in mind. One can do strike missions and the matchmaking system will match them with other players to complete the mission, but that is not ideal. A few times that I have played solo and was matched with other players, they usually go about doing their own thing, never chat and the sense of cooperation is missing. Meet some new people that you can play the game with that will be chatting and cooperative. Or play with close friends or family like I did and the experience is a lot better than playing solo.
I don't need anyone else's opinion for hype. Played Alpha, played Beta, love game. I've seen/ played nothing better yet from any of the new gen consoles. Don't agree? Don't buy it, don't play but you can stick your opinion elsewhere.
There is good hype and bad hype Bad Hype: Opinions and ideas being made/pushed based on tech demos, trailers and screenshots. Good Hype: Opinions and ideas being made/pushed based on actually playing the game. A lot of people have already played the game, which is where the hype is coming from. There wasn't much being said about Destiny before the Alpha. That all changed afterwards. Even more so after the Beta. Destiny, luckily for those excited for it, falls into the good hype category. Sure some people didn't like it. But it seems to me at least, that most people did.
I'm not as excited for Destiny as I am Alien Isolation but that's just a personal thing. I have a really good idea from the Alpha & Beta what I will be getting with Destiny. I will be pouring countless hours into Destiny that is till Alien ISO comes out. At that point I'll hopefully be immersing myself in the Alien game I have only dreamed of and re watching the great transfer of the Original movie on Blu Ray. After that has ran its full course I'll come back to Destiny.
I've pretty much stopped following games. I don't watch trailers, view screenshots or read anything about the game. Games really are better with zero hype. Don't even look forward to games. Understand that regardless of your feelings, the game will release when it's released, so giving a damn whatsoever is pointless.
You don't following gaming news at all but you've come to a gaming site you use loads to tell us that... Right... How do you think people find out what the good upcoming games are you fool. Do you just walk into a shop and buy random games with no idea what's good? That might explain why you don't seem to understand gaming.
I don't follow games. That doesn't mean I don't follow gaming news, I simply avoid stories I feel might reveal details I'd rather not know. Following games means exactly that, following, and I don't do it. I know what games are coming out, maybe I've seen the first trailer and understand the premise, and I'm done. I don't seek out every detail and view all the marketing material. This only adds an expectation set by marketing and has nothing to do with the game. We can't know what's good until it has released, it seems your standard for what's "good" is predicated upon the hype and marketing. Even when a game has released, reviews are bogged down with paid reviews, purchase justifiers and group-mind hype panderers. I will crush your opinions on anything regarding video-games. I have absolute confidence.
You don't follow games, but you follow gaming news? What? Isn't gaming news following games? I guess I see the logic there... it's like the gaming news is a proxy for actually following a game. Or maybe you meant you don't physically follow games--like if someone tied one to string and dragged it around similar to a cat toy? Impressive.
I've pretty much stopped writing comments on gaming sites. I don't read any other comments, I don't view avatars (such as a face with a dopey look on it) or even think about games ever--it's pointless to think about them or pretty much anything in general.
And here you are commenting at all?
Personally disappointed with the lack of planets, but the game is fun. I got a preorder deal, $40 for the game, so I will be getting the 2 expansions. If you look past the hype and still enjoy the beta, then get it.
The alpha and beta were a lot of fun. But I was expecting more planets right off the bat as well. I'm sure it'll still be good.
How'd you get that deal?
Preorder from best buy (canada) during E3 to get $20 off all preorders. I ordered Destiny when its price was $60, so I got it for $40.
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