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Destiny review

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  • rxb - September 19, 2014 7:59 a.m.

    Good review Hoots, it really reads like you can't get enough. One question, how is enemy AI compared to Haloz?
  • RSQViper - September 19, 2014 8:08 a.m.

    Very similar AI. They warp around a bit (literally warp), some enemy types seem to like to flank more than others, some are definitely more meaty and stand there. Shielded try and hide when shields are down. Certain enemies when you shoot them a certain way charge instead of hide/stay back. If they are damaged to less health they tend to go behind cover if they get the change or go behind full health enemies. It's a pretty good mix, tbh. But they aren't all THAT bright. And really, with their abilities and armour/weapons if they were truly intelligent it might be a complete nightmare, especially solo.
  • GR_DavidHoughton - September 19, 2014 8:13 a.m.

    Basically what RSQViper said. Very much like Halo, philosophically, but tweaked to fit the weapons and gameplay of Destiny. All races have the same multi-tiered hierachy system going on, and quite a few individual units have obvious Halo parallels. The big Mars guys are rather Brute-like, for instance, and the Fallen Dregs remind me a bit of the Jackals. They're sort of somewhere between them and the Grunts.
  • rxb - September 19, 2014 11:29 a.m.

    Thanks guys, I'm still deciding whether this game is my Destiny or not.
  • GR_JustinTowell - September 19, 2014 4:12 p.m.

    It is your density.
  • Midnight_23 - September 19, 2014 4:20 p.m.

    From a random brother in common on the Internet, it's more than worth a try

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Release date: Sep 09 2014 - PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3 (US)
Available Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3
Genre: MMO
Published by: Activision
Developed by: Bungie
ESRB Rating:
Teen: Animated Blood, Violence

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