What's better than dying? Not dying. Protective Light is one of the most powerful defensive perks in Destiny 2. After your shield breaks, you receive a 50% reduction to all incoming damage. The effect is very noticeable, and usually gives you time to scramble to safety. On-screen you'll see a message that reads 'Sheltered by the Void' with a timer that corresponds to 5 seconds for each stack of Charged with Light you had previously. Obviously, this mod shines most in hard content, so you could swap it out for another damage boosting effect—but I like to keep it on most of the time. After all, once you're dead you're DPS drops to zero. … [Read more...] about How to create a powerful Destiny 2 ‘Charged with Light’ build that works anywhere
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There's a new Hitman game out and, naturally, a retro gamer's mind turns to thoughts of previous sneaky stealth experiences. Metal Gear Solid, perhaps, the game that made hiding in cardboard boxes an acceptable activity for tactical espionage agents? Thief, the immersive olden days creep-and-cram burglary sim in which environmental awareness was as important as speedy reactions? Maybe even Spy vs Spy, that old school multiplayer game in which you laid traps to ensnare your rival? … [Read more...] about Revisiting Under the Skin, Capcom’s forgotten arcade stealth game
It's a little premature to guess that another golden age is on the way now that Lucasfilm is bringing in more developers, but for now, PC Gamer's Star Wars fans are excited to have something more concrete to look forward to than 'whatever EA is doing next.' And the detail that Massive and Division 2 director Julian Gerighty are behind an upcoming Star Wars game has us imagining some interesting possibilities. The game isn't necessarily just going to be 'The Division but Star Wars,' but we can still make some educated guesses about the direction Massive might take—or, at least, the direction we want it to take. Here's what we're expecting and hoping for. … [Read more...] about What do we want from Ubisoft’s open world Star Wars game?