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…

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…

 Nathan Fillion Has His Own Destiny Gun

Impact Props is to thank for this Ace of Spades hand cannon, part of a gift from Bungie for actor Nathan Fillion, the man behind Destiny’s Cayde-6. The company also hired Impact to make commemorative…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

Come Watch Us Stream Destiny 2 Right Now

Destiny 2 isn't out until tomorrow, and we haven't posted our review yet, but the game is playable, so we intend to play it. Join Ben Reeves and Leo Vader on a journey through the…

Prime Members: If You Want to Save 20%…

Amazon recently changed the terms on their 20% Prime video game discount benefit: It now only applies to preorders, and doesn’t extend for two weeks beyond release. So if you want to save 20% on…

Catch Up On Destiny Lore Ahead Of The…

Do you have 90 minutes to spare and have a burning interest in Destiny lore before Destiny 2? Did you play Destiny but need a refresher on the story? Did you play Destiny and just…

The Yankees’ Aaron Judge Is Using Special Destiny…

As part of Major League Baseball's Players Weekend, all the teams are wearing customized uniforms highlighting elements of the players' personalities. For New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge, that means wearing Destiny-themed cleats and gloves. Here’s…

Destiny’s Last Trials Ahead, All Maps Available

The Bungie twitter has one last announcement for longtime Destiny players: All Trials maps are available in the final round. The Trials of Osiris have been a source of great joy and great frustration for…

There Is No Longer A ‘Best’ Time To…

Illustration by Angelica Alzona That game you bought last month isn’t the same game today. It’s almost certainly been patched, updated, rebalanced, and tweaked. The original version is shrinking from view as it washes downriver.…

Destiny 2’s Patrols Are Way More Interesting Than…

Perhaps the most exciting thing about the upcoming shooter Destiny 2 is how developer Bungie is approaching the open world—specifically, how many interesting activities they’re sticking into patrol zones. In a video published yesterday that’s…