Tips For Playing Destiny 2 [Updated!]

Destiny 2 is a much simpler game than its predecessor, but that doesn’t mean it’s simple. There are a lot of numbers, currencies, and strategies to get your head around. The tips in this post…

Destiny 2 – Xur’s Gear Rewards For The…

Who doesn't need a Wardcliff Coil? This is the prized weapon Xur is selling this weekend. You can find this mysterious traveler on Titan, hanging out on the The Rig. He's holed up in a…

The Art Of Bungie’s Destiny 2

Our post on the concept art behind the first Destiny remains one of the best (and easily the biggest) Fine Art has ever put together. So it’s a pleasure today to begin the process for Destiny…

Bungie’s shared some new info on next week’s…

I actually got the New Monarchy scout rifle from a Cayde-6 chest during the first week. It’s pretty good. Bungie’s shared some new info on next week’s Destiny 2 “Faction Rally.” Looks like about what…

Your Destiny 2 Fashion Choices, Reviewed

When the first Destiny came out, I always admired my friends’ Destiny outfits. Now that the sequel is here, I’m determined to have a beautiful Guardian of my own. While I’m at it, I think…

Here Is A Thing That Happens In Destiny…

Destiny 2, a video game in which players travel through space trying not to get their raids ruined by glitches, is full of fun easter eggs. Here’s one of them. Spoilers for Destiny 2's main campaign…

The Five Best Guns In Destiny 2

There are a bunch of interesting weapons in Destiny 2. Auto rifles, rocket launchers, swords, and weirdo reverse-tractor beams. But which guns are best? Here’s our list of the top five. 5. MIDA Multi-Tool The…

Now That I’ve Got A Baby, It’s Harder…

I had a baby nine months ago. As you might expect, this has significantly changed my relationship with video games, at least temporarily. It has made the Nintendo Switch my favorite console of all time,…

Destiny 2: The Kotaku Review

As I struggle to fall asleep after a night of Destiny 2, the game keeps running through my mind. It’s like getting a song stuck in my head: I see the flash of combat and…

If Something Happens, There Will Probably Be A…

Every week, there’s a new headline about jerks who inundate Steam pages with angry reviews. Sometimes, the protests aren’t even about the game at all, but rather a larger controversy involving a developer or publisher.…

Weekend Warrior: Saturday Returns Edition

This weekend marks the release of the first traditional Metroid game since Metroid: Other M in 2010 (or Metroid Prime 3 in 2007 if you don't want to count that, or Metroid: Zero Mission in…

Destiny 2’s New Raid Is A Massive Contraption…

Destiny 2, a video game in which players travel through space, accidentally dismantling legendary mods and wasting hours of progress, just got a brand new raid called the Leviathan. And it’s one of the coolest…

Destiny 2 Players Will No Longer Have To…

Getting great loot in Destiny 2 means hunting down Xur, the mysterious squid-faced weapons merchant who probably feels strange to kiss. In Destiny, that meant searching the Tower high and low until you stumbled upon…

Destiny 2 Tops The Japanese Sales Charts 

In its first week on sale in Japan, Destiny 2 came in at the top of the Japanese sales charts. However, the game didn’t fare better than its prequel did in Japan at release. According…

Fantastic Landing, Guardian

GIF Today on Highlight Reel we have sick flips, hitchhikers, Rainbow Six bait, and much more! Watch the video then talk about your favorite highlight in the comments below. Be sure to check out, like,…

Here’s The Backstory You Need For Destiny 2’s…

If you blew through Destiny 2’s story and jumped immediately into the raid, you might feel like you skipped a chapter explaining what’s going on. Turns out there’s some backstory and an optional sidequest that…

Meanwhile, In Destiny 1…

Hey, let’s see if I can solo the Challenge of the Elders... The video game industrial complex wants you to play Destiny 2 right now, but spare a moment for the first Destiny. It’s on…

First Team Finishes Destiny 2’s First Raid

Bungie has announced that a team has already finished Destiny 2's first Raid hours after its launch, far faster than most fans expected. On its official twitter, Bungie revealed that the first Fireteam has made…

Destiny 2 Clan Beats Raid In Six Hours,…

Destiny 2's first raid, Leviathan, went live at 10am pacific today. Immediately, hardcore clans got to work. Hours later, a team of players have already managed to crack it. The Legend Himself, a name you…

Tips For Playing Destiny 2

Destiny 2 is a much simpler game than its predecessor, but that doesn’t mean it’s simple. There are a lot of numbers, currencies, and strategies to get your head around. The tips in this post…

White Supremacist Logo Snuck Into Destiny 2 Is…

The Road Complex AA1 gauntlets, a legendary item in Destiny 2, was discovered to bear a slightly tweaked logo that bears a non-coincidental resemblance to a white supremacist logo. Bungie has been made aware of…

Destiny 2 Gun Has Call Back To Original…

One of Destiny 2's exotic weapons has a nice reference to Steve Jobs’ keynote for the original iPhone. **Spoilers for Destiny 2 lore, if you’re mindful of them.** The Hard Light auto-rifle looks pretty sweet,…

Destiny 2 Has Already Reached 1.2 Million Concurrent…

Destiny 2 released just a few days ago, and it's already receiving massive success. Bungie tweeted earlier today that its hotly anticipated shooter has already reached 1.2 million concurrent players on Xbox One and PlayStation…

Podcast: What We Think Of Destiny 2 So…

Destiny 2 has been out for a few days, and we’ve played enough to form some general impressions. Join me and Jason for a special episode of Kotaku Splitscreen that’s all about Bungie’s big sequel.…

Curse Of Osiris Confirmed As First Destiny 2…

Earlier today, a listing for Destiny 2's first expansion went up on Microsoft's store. The expansion is called Curse Of Osiris and centers on the Warlock Ikora: Destiny 2 Expansion I: Curse of Osiris continues…

Destiny 2 Player Dodges In Style

GIF Today on Highlight Reel we have overstimulated birds, synchronized shots, extreme telephoto photography in Final Fantasy, and much more! Watch the video then talk about your favorite highlight in the comments below. Be sure…

This Japanese TV Ad For Destiny 2 Is…

Destiny 2 is a dire about serious consequences for humanity and the fate of light and dark, with a few jokes thrown in here and there. But that's not the game this Japanese ad for…

10 Hours With Destiny 2: So Far, So…

Over the past two days I’ve played roughly 10 hours of Destiny 2, a video game in which players travel through space, marveling at how things can feel so familiar and yet so new. In…

Watch The First Two Hours Of Destiny 2…

Update: Thanks for watching, everyone! The live stream is over, but you can watch the archive of the full stream below. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKyS_Hma094&rel=1] Join Ben Reeves and Leo Vader on a journey through the game's…