DESTINY 2: SHADOWKEEP

Halo Infinite Reinvents The Fight

Don’t tell my co-workers, but I’m writing this review in the wee hours of the morning, just a couple of hours separated from Halo Infinite’s review embargo. I’m overwhelmed, frankly. I don’t know how I got here. Through a combination of luck and conviction I happened to end up in…

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REVIEWS

Numbers Go Up 8: Escaton Judgement

Steven and Collin are back sans our usual host merritt k, whose internet was unfortunately sick this week. Instead they are accompanied by a fact checker that lives inside a computer, which isn’t entirely dissimilar to the classic PBS program Ghostwriter, though the computer ghost on that show never had…

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PODCASTS

Numbers Go Up 7: Mario’s Bones

Collin’s mad about a sword, Steven unearths an ancient Artifact (2.0), and merritt laments her negative Destiny 2 fashion competition KDA. We also learn everything there is to know about Fallout 76‘s unfortunate new battle pass, as well as some truly upsetting information about Mario’s bones. Plus, ghost ships invade…

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Bungie Patches ‘The Lie’ After Instant, Widespread Rebuke of Event

In the time since last night’s post on why asking Destiny 2 players to perform nine million additional Seraph Tower activations was a bridge too far, Bungie has already patched the community event to require far fewer Seraph Tower activations than were originally stipulated. This lightning-fast course correction follows our…

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NEWS

Bungie Is Once Again Asking Us to Fill the Meter

With today’s update, Bungie has set the Guardian populace of Destiny 2 on yet another community challenge. Having finally completed the work necessary to arm the Warmind Rasputin against the approaching threat of the Red Legion’s derelict star consumer, the Almighty, Guardians must now … do it again. Nine million…

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Transmogrification Finally Coming to Destiny 2, Just Not Anytime Soon

It won’t happen until the launch of Destiny 2‘s next expansion at the absolute earliest, but at some point in the future, Guardians will finally be able to transform any piece of armor into a Universal Ornament cosmetic item. The new system, called Transmogrification, was announced as part of a…

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NEWS

Destiny 2’s Guardian Games Promote Unity Through, Uh, Class Warfare

I will admit, confidentially and to you only, dear reader, that my hundreds of hours in Destiny 2 have left me with a certain amount of pride in being a Warlock. It’s silly, especially considering that the game does not penalize you for running a character of each class even…

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Bungie Says Those Stats You Like Are Going to Come Back in Style

Destiny 2‘s latest content infusion, Season of the Worthy, isn’t off to a great start. Since the patch hit on Tuesday morning, players have lamented the similarities between this season’s Warmind Bunkers and last season’s Obelisks, which are both, essentially, giant buckets for players to dump seasonal currency into. They’ve…

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The Cabal Go Full ‘Operation British’ in Destiny 2’s Season of the Worthy

The Last City on Earth is once again under direct threat from the remnants of the Red Legion in Destiny 2‘s rapidly approaching “Season of the Worthy,” which kicks off next Tuesday, March 10. As revealed today in a new story trailer (below), the last flailing vestige of Dominus Ghaul’s…

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Destiny 2 Season of the Worthy Calendar Guide – Roadmap, Exotic Quest Dates

Destiny 2 seasons are officially into the double digits. March 10 marks the start of Destiny 2 Season 10, the Season of the Worthy. It’s highlighted by the return of Trials of Osiris, new activities, exotics, and more. It’s gonna be a busy spring for Guardians everywhere. Buckle up! Or…

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GUIDES

Trails of Osiris Return March 13 in Destiny 2: Season of the Worthy

Intrepid Guardians across the globe have succeeded in depositing over nine billion Fractaline in Destiny 2, thus completing the Empyrean Foundation community challenge that has dominated the mind-space of most players for the last several weeks. In celebration, Bungie announced via YouTube that a long-gone PvP mode from the original…

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Dillon’s Top Ten Games of the Year 2019

Let me get this out of the way to begin with. I have a backlog problem. I’m notorious among the Fanbyte team since I’m still trying to work my way through 2017 gems like Prey, Hellblade, Nier: Automata, and a whole lot more. Turns out there were a lot of…

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FEATURES

Welcome QoL Changes Coming in Destiny 2’s Season of Dawn

Destiny 2‘s Season of Dawn arrives next week, bringing with it a slew of quality of life improvements and gameplay adjustments, including changes to Exotic engrams, weapon mods, bounties, Mars’ Escalation Protocol event, the game’s Power cap, and more. Here’s the haps: Exotic engrams (read: the rarest loot boxes of…

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NEWS

Destiny 2 Charged with Light Guide – Season of Dawn Armor Mods

If you log into Destiny 2 during Season of the Undying, you’ll notice all of your armor pieces have a fourth mod slot. There you’ll be able to equip things like Dreambane mods, Nightmare Banisher, and Garden of Salvation mods. In Season of Dawn there’s yet another seasonal armor slot…

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GUIDES

Destiny 2 Lantern of Osiris Guide – All Seasonal Artifact Mods, A Matter of Time Quest

It’s that time Guardians. With Season of the Undying coming to an end, so too does the Gate Lord’s Eye. That means saying goodbye to the Destiny 2 Void and Arc class mods and to the weapon mods which favored auto rifles and SMGs. The Season of Dawn artifact, the…

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Destiny 2 Season of Dawn Calendar Guide – Roadmap, Exotic Quest Dates

The debut season for Destiny 2: Shadowkeep may be at an end, but Bungie is back with its first followup. The Season of Dawn kicks off on December 10 with a new 6-player matchmade activity, new exotic quests, seasonal artifact, and more. It’s gonna be a busy winter for Guardians…

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Destiny 2 Season Pass Guide – Season of Dawn Rewards, End Date

Bungie is back with yet another Season Pass for Destiny 2 with its own progression system, rewards, and more. Completing it will mean unlocking new exotic weapons, Bright Engrams, and cosmetics like ornaments, an exotic scout rifle, and more. Our Destiny 2 Season of Dawn Season Pass guide will tell you…

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Experimental Crucible Mode, Subtitle Options Coming to Destiny 2

Next Tuesday’s update to Destiny 2: Shadowkeep will introduce a new experimental Crucible mode, along with some desperately needed improvements to the game’s subtitle system, according to the latest This Week at Bungie. Momentum Control, the new Crucible mode, is the first Destiny 2 PvP format brave enough to ask…

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NEWS

More Changes Coming to Destiny 2: Shadowkeep’s Armor 2.0 System

With the launch of Destiny 2: Shadowkeep earlier this month, Bungie ushered in a new armor modification system dubbed Armor 2.0. But it wasn’t quite finished apparently, as today’s This Week at Bungie post outlined further adjustments coming to Armor 2.0 in a (far) future update. First up, Bungie plans…

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Bungie Dumps Secret Destiny 2 Lore After Community Solves Huge Puzzle

Bungie today made public the fruits of a days-long effort by hundreds of bookworms in the Destiny 2 community. While the massive puzzle hidden in the collector’s edition of Shadowkeep was ostensibly solved five days after the expansion’s launch, the resulting secrets had not been publicly acknowledged or verified by…

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