The public alpha of Bungie’s Destiny is in full swing and we can finally see how the game looks on PS4 with no tricks involved, right on your screens.
The thing I love most about Destiny, and I liked this before even playing it ..is the UI, so clean and simple. I do a little designing and it always annoys me when I play an MMO or RPG and the menu & UI are just cluttered and overwhelming. Game devs should take a page out of Bungie's book, turned the game on yesterday and it was so easy to quickly pick up on my stats and inventory, etc. Also this game looks great on PS4 no question, wonder if it will look better once the final game ships.
What struck me is the weather/time cycle. It sounds simple but after a touched down on the Earth for the second time, it was a totally different look. So far my only complaint is that PvP is VERY gear dependent and that needs to balanced. One gun shouldn't be the difference between double negative and double positive.
Yeh I totally noticed the time ..at first I thought I was imagining it but it definitely got darker. I haven't got past the first mission yet, didn't wanna play alone ..but so far I'm enjoying it. Definitely keeping my pre-order
I personally like the gear dependent PVP. It gives you something to work towards to be able to overtake opponents. Hop into a PVP match and find out your gear isn't up to snuff, so you go back and farm gear that will bring you up to snuff. Hop back into PVP and find out skill is not to snuff, then practice peace practice. Then a new "expansion" (or dlc, however you wish to look at it) comes out and you keep playing PVP and others get the newest, greatest gear and are able to overtake you again. If this game's dlc adds new gameplay mechanics in addition to the constant grind for gear like other MMOs, this game will be a literal gold mine. People love to compete, and people love to progress, take those elements and place them into a FPS that is developed by Bungie, and I could see this game lasting 10 years like they hope.
If any Dev can make a UI it is the champs at Bungie who made the kickass Halo Reach menus
Oh and if anyone wants to play, I hate playing alone ..add me on PSN: fauxmatic
This game definitely isn't much of a looker... Looks more last gen than anything. The animations for the characters are very stiff, and overall the game's look just doesn't scream next gen to me. That said, the gameplay is pretty solid so far from what I've played.
draw distance is amazing, but the core art/assets are not much better than PC/ultra version of say borderlands 2. still really good, but doesn't scream next gen... it's not going for a super realistic far cry type look though. there's a certain sci-fi slightly animated look to it all. does the job though; hope the missions become more interesting than hall and room firefights though... level design seems smart and the atmosphere so far is interesting
I didn't get why you needed to use a reticle on the screen to move around and select items instead of just using the stick or d-pad to move around much quicker and precisely.
yea final version will look quite a lot better then alpha n beta versions they always do
Very pretty. Striking artstyle as well. I like the way games are beginning to look like their concept art.
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Screenshots look nice. I'll likely get it digitally on x box live. Pre-order bonuses are not that great on x box live yet. Hopefully that improves. I think you need to pre-order to get into the beta on xb1
One thing I think people are missing and kind of shocked me Strike missions and possibly more missions are not accessible unless you have PS+ I don't recommend this game at all if you don't have PS+ as a large amount of gameplay you need PS+ to even access. My impressions so far though are that it seems fun, loot is cool. Missions are pretty fun too but can see them getting boring fast. Graphics are not that great in all honesty, mainly the terrain Haven't tried PVP yet but it looks really good
how is that different to most other online shooters that all require ps+ ? Destiny is not a FTP game, so playing online should require ps+ just like any other online shooter.
I'm not on about PVP I'm on about other features of the game such, as the strikes. It's almost as if this game is split into three sections. Single player - no PS+ required Multiplayer/PVP - PS+ required (Obviously) Extra missions - PS+ required So a large part of the game is not available without PS+ All I'm saying is if you don't have PS+ I'd stay clear of this game
I know you are not talking about pvp, it's basically an mmo which as we know will require online as a major factor. it's like saying don't bother buying battlefield 4 because 50% of the game requires ps+
I look at the title and think... If gamers assess games based on "prettiness" now we are all doomed... Bungie has a great pedigree and I am sure the game will be solid. But, that title is a complete turn off to the game for me...
The game looks and plays beautifully!
Graphics=ok, choppy but solid framerate Gameplay=ok, tight but floaty. Reminicent of halo. I played for a few hours and never got a sense of the game's character. Needs more mission variety.
It is an alpha. I am 100% confident those issues will be partially if not entirely addressed in the beta and certainly the game.
I told you sony kids to deliver some videos of destiny gameplay. Anyone?
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