Even around that, though, I'm spending less time grinding than before because I've got at least decent versions of most weapon archetypes. That said, Bungie is countering my apathy with some fun new perks, which is probably the correct approach. I don't think Osmosis is ever going to be 'meta', but it's a neat gimmick that can be fun to play with. Lead from Gold is a legitimately decent bonus. Clown Cartridge is an insta-shard for me, but they can't all be winners. As for armour, I'd like to see new seasons refine and improve the Charged with Light system rather than replace it entirely. Yes, it hasn't transformed the game yet, but with more options and flexibility I think we'll start to see that shift. It's important to note, though, that Destiny is far from the biggest offender when it comes to stale gear in MMOs. I haven't felt the need to change my Guild Wars 2 gear for over three years now. … [Read more...] about We debate the pros and cons of Destiny 2’s current season pass
Dc meets looney tunes
Dinosaurs would appear to provide some extra challenge, but taking one down is as simple as lobbing a dozen ki blasts in its direction. So many of the periphery activities available quickly become repetitive and simplistic, and it soon becomes a grind. Thankfully, it's largely a grind you can avoid. While fishing and hunting allow you to create meals that boost your stats, I never felt as though I was forced to grind out these boosts to progress through the story. The same goes for upgrade orbs, which are so saturated throughout the zones you explore I found I had more than enough simply by picking them up as I completed quests. … [Read more...] about Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot review – a celebration of the anime dragged down by subpar side content
Despite a few small missteps, the first few episodes of Star Trek: Picard are an engaging return for the titular character. Stewart’s powerful presence is the show's backbone, but these new characters are endearing in their own right. The story is only getting started, with the first three episodes playing out like a three-act film, but it is simultaneously rewarding for longtime Star Trek fans while also being welcoming for newcomers. Star Trek: Picard looks to be an inspiring return for the titular character and fans new and old will be thrilled to be a part of the adventure. … [Read more...] about Star Trek: Picard Review: Patrick Stewart Makes It So in a Triumphant Return
Brace yourself, Marvel fans: a set pic of the still-untitled Avengers: Endgame could contain spoilers for the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. TMZ has new candid photos of the movie being filmed, and it shows several of the MCU heroes gathered somewhere with rubble lying all around them. … [Read more...] about Hmm, why would Captain America be wearing his first Avengers suit in this Avengers 4 set pic?
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