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Destiny 2 review: No longer a guilty pleasure

Reviewed on Xbox One, copy supplied by publisher.  I feel bad for how much I enjoyed the first Destiny. Despite all the issues, I found enough nuggets of fun to last me an absurd amount of time. But Destiny 2 makes the original and all its expansions look like nuggets of shit. I suppose that’s good for a sequel, but it just seems to show how rocky the launch of Bungie’s franchise was, with a ‘cine...[Read More]

Five starting tips for Destiny 2

Like every other reviewer, we’re still grinding our way through Destiny 2, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t already learnt a few things. So, if you haven’t had the time to fully invest yourself into Bungie’s loot-pit, or you’re just plain stuck, here are some quick tips that will help you catch up or give you a smoother experience. Levelling is more streamlined As with The Taken King and Rise of I...[Read More]

Destiny 2’s Beta analysis – The good, the bad, and the beautiful

There wasn’t much to do in Destiny 2’s console beta, but there’s plenty to talk about. From PVE to PVP, let’s start with the good. The opening mission was one of the best ever As Charlie said in his initial impressions, the opening mission, ‘Homecoming,’ quickly set up Destiny 2’s story. The Cabal are invading, we meet Gaul, and spoiler alert, we lose. Destiny 2’s plot is looking to be stron...[Read More]

Destiny 2’s beta should appeal to new fans

I’ll be the first to admit that the original Destiny left me with a resounding meh. Personally, I found the game to fall flat in terms of narrative and gameplay, but this was back in the early days of release. To say the least I was hesitant going into the Destiny 2 early access beta – which is now live on PlayStation 4 and will be live on Xbox One tomorrow ahead of the open console be...[Read More]

Destiny 2 – Full trailer and collector’s editions revealed

The full reveal trailer for Destiny 2 dropped overnight, showing old allies, new foes, and the destruction of all your previous loot. The limited editions of the game have also appeared on retailer sites like EB Games and JB Hifi, and have confirmed the long standing rumour that Destiny 2 is coming to PC. First we have the big Collector’s Edition which costs a staggering $349 for consoles and $339...[Read More]

Destiny 2 leaked poster, release date, beta and PS exclusive content

Multiple images of a retail poster for Destiny 2 have supposedly leaked from Italian Gamestops, showcasing a somewhat revamped art style, Beta entrance for preorders, as well as a release date of September 8th. There are multiple sources confirming it’s real from Kotaku and Eurogamer. Kotaku also reports that its sources state Destiny 2 is coming to PC, will have a June beta and the official...[Read More]

Destiny 2 coming to PC? + Only character cosmetics to carry forward

Bungie has officially announced that your current Destiny “power, possessions, and Eververse-related items and currency will not carry forward” into Destiny 2. However, if you’ve reached level 20 and completed the main Black Garden questline your character personalisation will carry onward. This includes your class, race, gender, face, hair, and marking selections. Not much, but it’s something. No...[Read More]

Destiny’s ‘The Dawning’ Holiday Event – Racing, Strikes and Exotics (ft. Icebreaker)

‘The Dawning’ is Destiny’s upcoming event, running from December 13th to January 3rd. Bungie unveiled its trailer during the PSX Keynote, and it included some surprising features. The Tower will see some seasonal snowfall, decorative baubles, and banners for Sparrow League Racing’s comeback. This year you’ll be able to race on the new Mercury map while avoiding Vex artillery fire, as well as throu...[Read More]

Destiny: Rise of Iron review: Return to the light

Reviewed on: Playstation 4. Copy supplied by publisher. Bungie’s divisive online shooter, Destiny, has its fair share of critics, with even hardcore players solidly invested in the sci-fi epic often bemoaning the game’s shortcomings. This was no more apparent than the game’s very shaky first year, in which many of the mechanics were shoddy, and the general content was bland and u...[Read More]

Destiny: Rise of Iron details – the Rise of Thorn

New details about Destiny: Rise of Iron have been released, courtesy of Game Informer. From what’s been gathered so far, ROI won’t be the overhaul that The Taken King was last year, but will further smooth Destiny’s edges and get it to the standard that Bungie had always intended. ROI won’t include an increase to the base level cap of 40, but will significantly increase light level, with 400...[Read More]

Destiny’s new expansion is next-gen only

During last night’s livestream, Bungie officially revealed Rise of Iron, Destiny’s upcoming expansion. It will mark the beginning of the game’s third year, and will most likely be the last DLC before Destiny 2 releases next year. With it, we will of course be getting new things to do, new gear, and a significant light level increase. If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, you’ll be happy to see that ...[Read More]

Is the Destiny update light at the end of the tunnel?

– James Orr Destiny’s new update adds FREE content for owners of Destiny: The Taken King. That’s right, after six months of waiting, players finally have new things to do. Unfortunately, it’s only a couple of hours of content and one new exotic, Zen Meteor, which is a Playstation exclusive. But its unique effect, ‘Dynamite with a Laser Beam,’ is a Queen reference, so bonus points for that. T...[Read More]

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