Like a comet returning to our solar system after a long journey, this month marks the arrival of Destiny 2: the second installment in Bungie’s outsized shared-world shooter. While the first Destiny landed to mixed reviews, hopes are high that the sequel will deliver on many of the promises that its predecessor did not. Can Destiny 2 live up to weight of these mighty expectations? Can any game? In Episode 32 this week, Chris and Derek venture forth to begin answering these questions, offering their first impressions of Destiny’s world, gameplay, and social systems. Grab your ghost, don your best exotic helm, and let’s find out what Destiny has in store!
- Destiny 2 official site
- Skill Up’s insightful and entertaining long-form review of Destiny 1 is a superb overview of how that game has grown and evolved in the three years since its release.
- Interested in learning more about Destiny’s tantalizing but often vague lore? My Name is Byf is an excellent source of consistently interesting musings on and discussion of Destiny’s world.
Image credit: Bungie