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Although Bungie's Destiny has had exceptional sales numbers and pulled in huge profits, it has also seen its fair share of complaints. One key component of the game that was seen as particularly lackluster by many players and reviewers was the story. In an interview with Eurogamer prefaced by the opening statement "Destiny's story failed," Bungie president Harold Ryan talked about the upcoming expansion, The Dark Below, promising that it offers "a very different approach to telling a new story to players than the thematically-driven story from the original launch of the game." Check out the full statement below!

The Dark Below, the first expansion for Bungie-developed sci-fi shooter Destiny, is set to launch on December 9, but other currently unavailable content has already been discovered in the game. In the past many companies have shipped games with fully fleshed out extras hidden away to be unlocked later as "downloadable content" for a price, and this practice of charging for on-disk DLC typically does not sit well with gamers. In a recent interview Bungie president Harold Ryan explained that this is not the case with Destiny. Hit the jump to check it out!

Ubisoft has just released their financial report for the past quarter (and they're doing quite well), revealing a number of sales figures and projections. Notably, Watch Dogs has sold (this likely mean shipped to retailers, not necessarily sold through to customers) 9 million copies, and Ubisoft eventually expects it to eclipse 10 million. The upcoming Far Cry 4 is expected to sell at least 6 million copies, and Ubisoft is confident that these two games along with the Assassin's Creed franchise will help them reach an operating income of €150 million for the year. 

Upcoming zombie apocalypse game Dying Light is now going to be strictly on current-gen consoles. According to a recent Facebook post, Dying Light is heavily dependent on a "next-gen feel" in its true form, and as such, cutting the game's release the title on last-gen consoles was necessary. Many people feel that the decision to cancel the Xbox 360 and PlayStation versions is actually a positive thing, as this should create a better experience overall.

Dying Light is scheduled for a January 2015 release. What do you think? Is this disappointing, or is it a worthy sacrifice?

Last year, Microsoft partnered with Pizza Hut to provide an app for Xbox 360 through which consumers could order pizza. Rumor has it that a similar deal could be in the works for Xbox One, only this time, with Domino's. According to the report, simply saying "Domino's, feed me" through the Kinect will bring up the app, which features a pizza builder and a tracking system to monitor your delivery status. This is currently a rumor, though Microsoft is expected to announce the partnership next month.

The weekly software and hardware sales numbers for Japan are in, and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate continues to dominate the competition, boosting New Nintendo 3DS to another strong sales week along the way. The popular game sold another 172,000 units this week, bringing its lifetime total to just under 2 million. The Evil Within saw a strong first week in Japan (all four versions of it cracked the top twenty) with over 120,000 copies sold, but even that wasn't enough to unseat Monster Hunter. Hit the jump for the full breakdown! 

Millions of gamers have been playing Bungie's sci-fi shooter Destiny since its launch in September, but the full Destiny experience is just beginning. The first major expansion has just been announced, and the wait won't be too much longer. The Dark Below will take players below the surface of the moon when it launches on all of Destiny's platforms on December 9. The Dark Below raises the game's level cap to 32 and adds new weapons, equipment, legendary items, and more! This expansion is $19.99 separately, or $34.99 as part of the season pass which will include another expansion later. 

As part of its latest earnings report, Electronic Arts has revealed the release date for the next entry in the Battlefield franchise. Battlefield Hardline will release in North America on March 17, 2015 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC. Europe gets the title two short days later for the same systems. The announcement was made as Electronic Arts posted a $232 million profit for the quarter.

In the latest episode of his podcast, Hideo Kojima discussed the mechanics of the open world that can be found in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As with all open world games, when not in a mission, you can roam the map freely tackling side quests or just explore. However, while on a mission, you are limited to a specific area. Going outside of this area will result in an automatic failure. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is scheduled for release in Q1 of 2015.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! launched a couple of weeks ago, and you may already know there's a room themed after Mario, complete with a retro graphical style and warp pipes. What you may not know is that there's an Easter egg within the Easter egg! Taking a page from the second level of the original Super Mario Bros., hopping into the ceiling gains you access to a room designed to look like the Warp Zone with three warp pipes and three treasure chests to boot! Check it out by clicking below!