Wooderon’s Initial Impressions of Destiny: Forsaken

I’m feeling kind of low on both inspiration and motivation right now. I’ve got things going in the boring old real world, I’m also struggling to make this blog what I want it to be at the moment. And I don’t really know what to do about it. That’s my issue though. I had something else planned for today. But instead, I’m just going to spend some time writing, stream of consciousness style, when it comes to my initial feelings about the new Destiny expansion that came out this week.

Wooderon’s Initial Impressions of Destiny: Forsaken

I’m also fairly certain I never paid for it, and somehow have access to it anyway. Which I’m not complaining about, this was one of the expense ones.

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions was that last great Spider-Man game

A brand new Spider-Man game is on the horizon, one that has everyone’s attention. Puddle dramas aside, I’m really looking forward it too. In preparation, I decided to look back at the last Spider-Man game I genuinely enjoyed. Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions was the first game in a long time that moved away from doggedly basing all interpretations of the character on the movies, and went back to plucking its inspiration from the comic books from which the character was made. Helping me remember why I loved the character so much in the first place.

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions was that last great Spider-Man game

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Which Destiny did DLC better?

With the recent release of Warmind, I’m pretty happy with the place Destiny 2 is in right now. While the expansion might have felt a little flat at face value, the promise going forward is huge and despite the feeling that Bungie can’t seem to do anything right at times, I’m happy to be playing the game again.

The community surrounding the game though, it feels like this insatiable, impossible to please criticism machine. Every shred of news that pops online is followed by serial comments tearing the game down, or expressing delight that they stopped played they game when they did. Personally, I think many are forgetting that the original Destiny had always been on fire to some degree, especially in its first year.

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