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Destiny: The Taken King review – Take me now, don’t be gentle

As we have not yet got an official review for Destiny this will count as both a review for Destiny and it’s DLC: The Taken King. Version played: PS4. Destiny is a game which has impressed me, I think that’s safe to say. Released during the Dark Days of 2014, the first full year following the release of the new generation of consoles. It was released during a time when games were being released to try and make use of all the improved hardware of the new generation and everything went badly wrong for everyone, we had the horror of always-online Titanfall (does anyone still play Titanfall incidentally?), we had video gaming’s mostly highly anticipated 7/10 Watch_Dogs and this isn’t even mentioning the shambles of exclusives for the consoles that year Sunset Overdrive (lulsorandum) and Knack (wow, has THAT got shitty reviews). It was during these days of strife and turmoil that Bungie, developers of Halo, said that they were making what was essentially an “FPSMMO” that looked, well, quite a lot like Halo. I will admit right now, I thought it would get reasonable reviews, people would reach max level and then everyone would be over it in a few months.

Halo: The Fallen

Today’s batch of awesome is yet another Halo fan-film. This time centred around some Marines (not even ODSTs) and featuring some rather impressively done Grunts, Jackels, Elites and Hunters it’s yet another nod of the head to the Halo fan community which has never stopped shy of impressing me. Actually the short movie has yet to be released and what I’ve watched was just the prologue. Despite that though, The Fallen is definitely impressive and very cool, despite the meagre budget of $200.