Video Game Review: ‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’

“Destiny 2’s” Forsaken expansion is the most interesting thing to happen to the series in four years. The grind of leveling up and collecting relevant gear is slow and steady again, and exotic items feel truly rare and meaningful for the first time since the launch of the original “Destiny.” What’s old is new again, but Forsaken also innovates and […]

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Bungie Details Plans for ‘Destiny 2’ After Forsaken Expansion

Now that “Destiny 2’s” latest expansion, Forsaken, is almost here, developer Bungie is talking about its future plans for the online shooter in a new video documentary and blog post on its official website. Forsaken ushers in an all-new season called Season of the Outlaw when it launches on Sept. 4. After it ends, subsequent seasons will last three months […]

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Bungie Teases New Story, Raid for ‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’

“Destiny 2’s” new story is heading back to the Reef, developer Bungie announced during today’s Twitch broadcast. “We want this release to have a different tone and a different vibe,” said Steve Cotton, game director for Forsaken. “A barren landscape with the asteroid vibe and like tumbleweeds. I mean, that just sounded cool.” The “Forsaken” storyline will be a Western-style […]

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‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’ Gets Nine New Supers, Archery, Premium Pass

Taking its cues from the success of 2015’s “The Taken King” expansion, “Destiny 2’s” second year will introduce nine new super abilities and a new weapon type — the stylishly old-school bow — with the arrival of the “Forsaken” expansion, the third major update for the game. With a focus on adding new ways to customize player builds and add […]

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‘Destiny 2’ Getting New Gambit PvP Mode

“Destiny 2’s” all-new game mode is called Gambit, and it combines a mix of team-based PvP combat and non-player alien combatants. “A first-of-its kind for ‘Destiny,’ Gambit is a new, hybrid 4v4 mode that merges both PvE and PvP experiences into an epic battle,” Activision announced on Tuesday. “This entirely new way to play ‘Destiny 2’ offers something for all […]

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