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7 Crucible Tips

In Destiny, even after you’ve landed the first shot, your opponent sometimes has more than enough time to fight back or run away. Reflexes alone won’t be enough, so you’ll need a solid combination of strategy and gunskill. Radar It’s got crazy range and you should almost never be surprised if you can get good at reading it. I know it …

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Crucible Radio #63 Highlights

Advice from DeeJ on how to get involved or find a clan as Rise of Iron launches: Go to the place where you are most comfortable – this could be the Bungie forums, one of the many Destiny subreddits, forums on any number of other sites, or even the forums and LFG right here on Planet Destiny – and put …

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Rise of Iron: Crucible Overview

Much of the hype surrounding the crucible updates in Rise of Iron revolves around the announcement of private matches or the new game mode, Supremacy, but what about the new maps we’ll be playing on? Floating Gardens This battle arena, located on Venus, features a twist on the traditional 3 lane maps we have come to love (see: Burning Shrine). While …

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Private matchmaking coming to Destiny

Destiny is to introduce private matches for the first time when new expansion Rise of Iron releases later this year. Revealed as part of Bungie’s gamescom stream, it allows players to create their own custom matches, from one-on-one battles to player-created tournaments. Options seem to be pretty wide-ranging – you can select the game type, map and its time of …

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Private Matches & Supremacy Impressions!

Private Matches are finally coming to Destiny’s Crucible! Confirmed in today’s live stream, this news largely overshadows all of the other Rise of Iron information revealed, and rightly so! As you can see here, the new Private Match menu gives Guardians a massive level of control, with potential settings including all current and previous Crucible Game Modes except Crimson Doubles …

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Black Shield Trials Tips

A mostly-symmetrical map with motion-sensor doors and a gladiator style circle to battle for the capture point – welcome to Black Shield. The old Cabal base is our battleground for Trials of Osiris this weekend. Let’s break down some strategies. Inside or Out? That is always the question at the beginning of each round. Many teams love the fast-paced action …

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Here's help with finding the perfect Overwatch group

Quite a few of us in the office have become rather smitten with Overwatch, Blizzard’s first foray into the first-person shooter market that’s due out in just over a week from now. There’s lots of cleverly designed heroes, loads of maps, and we think there’s going to be a lot of love for the game. Barring a major surprise though, …

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Black Shield Trials Tips & New Strategies

Win 5 & 7 rewards are random! A mostly-symmetrical map with motion-sensor doors and a gladiator style circle to battle for the capture point – welcome to Black Shield. The old Cabal base is our battleground for Trials of Osiris this weekend. Let’s break down some strategies. Inside or Out? That is always the question at the beginning of each …

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Rumble Pro Tips

(Rumble talk starts at 50:58) This week, Crucible Radio interviewed AstDroid – newest member of the elusive clan known as 13 Devils. AstDroid ranks in the top 10 on multiple Crucible game modes, and currently sits at #7 overall on Playstation 4 in the Rumble playlist. Relax For many, free-for-all modes can seem hectic and anxiety-inducing. Somehow, AstDroid finds it …

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Asylum Trials Tips

Asylum has been one of the fastest paced trials maps so far. Many encounters come down to gunskill alone and there are just a couple of doorways separating the spawns. Asylum Tips Choke Points Doorways are everywhere, each one of them providing the opportunity to pinch the enemy, or cut them off with grenades. This worked from both sides, giving both …

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