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Changes coming to Destiny in December: Can Bungie properly balance Destiny?

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Ever since Destiny entered it’s second year of existence, Bungie has continually stated their desire to release more consistent weapon updates to prevent another scenario where only a couple of guns would dominate the Crucible. Just recently, they revealed their plans for the upcoming December update, detailing all of nerfs and buffs that they intend to implement. Auto Rifles Auto rifles ...

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Is Destiny’s Iron Banner absolutely broken?

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The tale of the Iron Banner and it’s rise to prominence… Throughout Destiny’s shaky first year, the Iron Banner monthly event was always in a bit of a limbo. The first iteration was undeniably terrible as fresh characters could compete with high level characters and the rewards were only useful from an aesthetic standpoint. Furthermore, the only time you could ...

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The quest for the Sleeper Simulant: was it all worth it?

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For months now, players in Destiny have been frantically looking for the Sleeper Simulant, a new Exotic heavy weapon that was rumored to be the next must-have melter of bosses. Today, the first Sleeper Simulants have been claimed, but can it replace the mighty Gjallarhorn and all of it’s absurd damage potentials? How do you get it? Unlike Gjallarhorn, the only ...

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Destiny getting microtransactions and Star Wars Battlefront promising no microtransactions; can they avoid the slippery slope?

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In a move that shouldn’t surprise the more pessimistic among us, Bungie just announced that you will soon be able to pay real money for in game content. Starting on October 13th, a new store will open up in the tower dubbed the Eververse Trading Company, which promises new emotes and dance moves in exchange for Silver. Naturally, Silver is ...

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The Books of Sorrow and the Taken King’s story

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By now, you have probably collected a large number of the 50 calcified fragments if you wish to obtain one of Destiny’s newest exotic weapons, the Touch of Malice. With each calcified fragment, you open up another chapter in the Books of Sorrow, a collection of stories that detail the origin of the Hive and Oryx, the Taken King. In ...

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The Taken King review: Everything old is new again

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Most DLC these days are made with the intent of extending a game’s longevity in the short term. Perhaps it was developed by a small team while the main game was being finalized or perhaps development started right after the main game came out. In any case, we are all used to the concept of DLC by now: a month ...

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