Weâ€™re surprised we killed two hours at the following link.
Itâ€™s mid-September. Must mean weâ€™re going to talk about Destiny. I actually never thought that was going to be a thing but…thatâ€™s going to be a thing now. I canâ€™t put it down. Seriously, the day after we did this show I was in front of Destiny for 90% of it. And it didnâ€™t feel grindy. I was doing grindy things to be sure, but they packaged it so well that I was too distracted to notice, or maybe I did and just didnâ€™t care.
The record book is an evil plague upon the player. Constantly teasing you with a new bag of loot and constantly tormenting you with just a few more of doing this or a few more of doing that and youâ€™ll move the ball further down the field. The new public space is familiar but new and the new public arena, when the stars align, is a magical place filled with colorful loot you canâ€™t pick up because youâ€™re already overflowing with it.
The guys at Bungie have gotten it wrong before. They got it wrong out of the gate 2 years ago. They got it wrong with the first two expansions. Theyâ€™ve gotten it wrong with an update here and an update there. But they got it right with The Taken King and theyâ€™ve been getting it right with the major updates since then and now again with Rise Of Iron. And your opinion may differ from mine on the matter, but if theyâ€™re getting me to keep coming back again and again to play this game, then they are getting it right for me.
And I still have the new raid to look forward to.