Destiny 2 may have some terrific new Super abilities for its three classes, but it doesn't exactly do a good job on telling you how to use them properly. Fortunately, we've got your back. Here's a quick primer on mastering the new Arcstrider,Sentinel and Dawnblade classes.
The Destiny 2 beta kicked off last night, giving players a glimpse at the tagline behind the sequel: A world without light. What’s really different then? How much has Destiny 2 changed since it last rolled out the Rise of Iron expansion in September of 2016? Well…not much at all really. Which is Destiny 2’s greatest strength.
Destiny's Warlock Voidwalker subclass was decent enough before The Taken King, but the sheer destructive power of the Stormcaller sub-class easily trumped it and then some. Harnessing the dark matter of space in Destiny 2 is back and better than ever, as the class has had a hefty tune-up to make it stand toe to toe with the other skill-trees in the sequel.
A few hours after Destiny 2 went full-on beta last night, and its first cheesy trick has already been uncovered: Infinite ammo. Redditor Dalgdawgydawg posted this trick, as it turns out that the Warlock has an extra trick up his sleeve. Here’s how it works.
While Destiny’s later expansions would flesh the world out, players were still hungry for a more cohesive tale. They didn’t want a wishy-washy saga of fighting an undefined enemy while an ally spouted off the worst one-liners possible (I don’t have time to tell you I don’t have time uuuuuurggghhhh who wrote that). If that was one of your major requests for Destiny 2, then good news: You’ll be getting all that and more. “
With customisation being a key influencer in games of this ilk and Destiny 2 continuing the trend of the Guardian you’ve built being playable in the arenas, I see the mode gaining a following when Destiny 2 launches on PC. Plus, that gunplay. It’s the best. All of this needs to be tied together by some solid map design however. Maps which make the best of all-out warfare, choke points and escape routes through Destiny 2’s various modes. Here’s one of those aforementioned maps from IGN’s coverage of the sequel, the Endless Vale on the Vex planetoid of Nessus.
If you thought that Destiny was too easy, well good news then you masochistic fiend: Bungie has heard you and they’re cranking up the difficulty for select events. In an IGN First interview, game director Luke Smith detailed how players would need to consider their loadouts more carefully than ever before for “the pinnacle level of the game”.
For a crimefighter who happens to be on the wrong end of 70, Batman is looking pretty spry these days. Reinvented and reborn countless times, the dark knight even gets to unwind for one day every year: The titular Batman day. Not this year though, because the caped crusader is stepping aside to allow one of the more memorable characters of his rogues gallery to steal the spotlight: Harley Quinn.
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