Which season does Shadowkeep include?

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2 minute read

Bungie’s move to independence has ushered in a new era of regular of seasonal updates in lieu of sparse, albeit substantial, content.

While still too early to judge the model as a whole, the change in strategy has made getting exactly what you want easier than ever.

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Does Destiny 2 New Light have in game LFG?

2 minute read Despite the franchise’s tumultuous history, Destiny 2 New Light has introduced a myriad of activities to do, gear to chase, and progression loops to get sucked into. 11 beginner tips to cut past the confusion in New Light My first 30 hours with New Light as a free player The best part? … Read more Does Destiny 2 New Light have in game LFG?

Google Stadia fumbles out of the gate

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2 minute read As inevitable as a streaming focused future for video games is, it doesn’t look like Google Stadia will be the one reign it in. By all accounts, it’s not a half bad implementation when networking kinks are accounted for. It’s just that, currently, its business model and failure to deliver on promise … Read more Google Stadia fumbles out of the gate

Do Crucible bounties count in Iron Banner?

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1 minute read The introduction of Bungie’s twist on the battle pass in season 8 has made bounties more relevant than ever. Can you change your appearance in Destiny 2 New Light? Dailies and weeklies spread across every corner of the Destiny 2 universe means that playing your cards right will net you a constant … Read more Do Crucible bounties count in Iron Banner?

Can you change your appearance in Destiny 2 New Light?

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2 minute read Since the release of New Light and Shadowkeep, Destiny 2 has seen a myriad of new ways to customize and alter characters to your liking. Armor 2.0, transmog, and an easy to digest shader system have all played their part in making this a reality. Enter New Light: playing (enjoying?) Destiny 2 … Read more Can you change your appearance in Destiny 2 New Light?

New Spin: Dark Side of My Room

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1 minute read There’s no shortage of alright to good electronic tracks, but in my experience, it’s not often you organically come across something that’s exactly what you’re looking for. Artist: Extrawelt Track: Dark Side of My Room Genre: Minimal Dark Side of My Room is exactly that and it’s something I happened upon about … Read more New Spin: Dark Side of My Room

11 tips to cut past the confusion in Destiny 2 New Light

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6 minute read With the launch of New Light, Destiny 2 is arguably in the best state it’s ever been in. Unfortunately, it also boasts the highest barrier to entry for those jumping in for the first time. There’s no wide reaching tutorial in game, players are faced with dozens of missions to do, and … Read more 11 tips to cut past the confusion in Destiny 2 New Light

Enter New Light: playing (enjoying?) Destiny again

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5 minute read

Through peaks and (deep) valleys, shrugging off the Destiny franchise in search of something more stable is something thousands have experienced. For me, it was the lackluster launch of Destiny 2 that instigated my longest break from the series.

The sheen was there, sure, but a lack of execution and bite sized content lead the iteration to the height of what can make the series so unrewarding. But as any toxic relationship goes, it was only inevitable that I crawl back.

I, and I’m sure many other series veterans, couldn’t help but fend off Bungie’s new free to play initiative (dubbed New Light). And while some of the fringed edges still remain, doing so has been a surprisingly positive experience.

Quite simply, the game is flush even for New Light players, and there’s plenty to sink you’re teeth into if you’re a lapsed player looking to play Destiny 2 again.

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