Queen’s Wrath Limited Time Event

Awoken Queen
Should the Awoken ever need an ally, I will call on you… and expect you to answer.

The Awoken Queen requires an ally, and has sent her emissary to distribute exclusive gear to worthy Guardians. Completing these bounties will allow Guardians to purchase exclusive Rare (blue) weapons from her Emissary and unlock story missions that award guaranteed Legendary (purple) armor. For more details, hit the jump: Continue reading

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September 2014 Games with Gold announced

Stig Assassin let us know late last week that Major Nelson revealed the games to be released for free in September 2014 as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold promotion. Xbox One gamers will still be able to pick up Crimson Dragon as its promotion time has been extended from August. They will also be able to download Super Time Force for the entire length of September.

Xbox 360 gamers will be able to pick up Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine in the first half of September, and Halo: Reach beginning on the 16th. For more details about these games, hit the jump! Continue reading

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Destiny Beta trailer and details released on Bungie Day

Guardians are fighting on Earth and beyond. Join them. Push back the Darkness.

The seventh day of the seventh month, also known as Bungie Day, is always eagerly anticipated by fans of Bungie and their games. This year, Bungie released an accolades trailer advertising the beta for Destiny, which will be available to those on PlayStation and Xbox later this month.

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SIPWU 6.14.14 Part 3: Sony @ E3 2014

Continuing from the momentum Sony gained from last years presentation, they went even bigger with their stage presence and the offerings they’ll be bringing to gamers later this year and into the next. With the controversy of last year’s Xbox One reveal waning, fans and potential purchasers have good reason to ask and see why a PS4 should find a permanent place in their entertainment center. Sony brought their game(s), and offered plenty of reasons as to why a PlayStation 4 is a prime candidate for any dedicated gamer. Plenty of announcements to ogle at, so without further ado, here’s what they brought to E3!

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E3 2014 – Destiny: New Beginnings Trailer

This darkness found us… and that was the end of everything.

That is, until I found you.

Sony’s press conference at E3 led with this new trailer from Destiny, featuring some gameplay (though none in first-person) and your AI companion setting the narrative basis for Bungie’s new franchise.

Read on for details about the First Look Alpha as well as the start date for the Beta and a special-edition PlayStation 4! Continue reading

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SIPWU 6.6.14

This week’s update is not as long as I was planning to make it due to my current location and Internet speed. But I promise you that next week, you’ll be more than satisfied.

To make up for the short update here’s a quick fac for today:
It’s D-Day

You now may know more than previously; if not you can learn more from the update.

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Destiny Strike Gameplay: The Devils’ Lair

We must destroy this machine god… and send their souls screaming back to hell.

ATLNinjalo and MrFish let us know yesterday that Bungie released a gameplay trailer showing a Strike mission in an area known as “Devils’ Lair”, a region within Old Russia on Earth. In the video, a team of Guardians secure a way into the Lair by clearing a refinery and defending their AI Ghost against waves of Fallen enemies as he works to disable the security system.

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Halo 3 free for XBL Gold members October 16-31

R MK XXV let us know (in addition to Major Nelson and Bravo in last week’s Halo Bulletin) that Halo 3 will be available free of charge for XBL Gold members beginning today until the end of the month (October 31).

Developed by Bungie and published by Microsoft Game Studios, Halo 3 completes the original trilogy featuring humanity’s fight with the Covenant and Flood through the eyes of Master Chief.

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