Charged Shot Gamescast Episode 46: Alexa’s Beaver

December 8, 2017

News Topics

Destiny 2 Rage

The outrage started when players first discovered players who played longer and similar events they would earn less XP. You would earn XP for bright engrams after hitting the level cap. For example repeating public events would yield the same number of XP but the bar itself would go up slower. They announced a change to their XP system to stop the throttling but all they did was double the amount of XP it takes to level.


Destiny 2 Updates

In a dev blog update the Destiny team has indicated changes are coming to Destiny 2. Such changes are going to be a new tier of weapons, private pvp matches, and better rewards for Strikes, Adventures, and Lost Sectors. Some changes are coming December 5th, others are coming December 12th, and the rest is later in January.


The new tier of weapons are called Masterwork weapons. “stat trackers, random, re-rollable stat bonuses, unique item tooltips, and item details screens.” These will be elite versions of legendary weapons. You can upgrade current legendaries and find them in the wild.


Adding armour ornaments.


Xur is going to start selling three of coins again and also a Fated Engram which will give you an exotic you don’t already have. Better emote interface. Will be changing the XP system. Their previous change to 160K XP is too slow.  


Going forward, Destiny 2’s post-launch game systems, features, and updates are being designed specifically to focus on and support players who want Destiny to be their hobby – the game they return to, and a game where friendships are made,”


“We want Destiny to be a game that fits into your life, providing you with reasons to log in and play with your friends, clans, and families. We want Destiny to be a world you want to be a part of.”


Epic Games Lawsuit Continues

Mother has written a letter to the Honorable Malcolm J Howard about how Epic Games has no grounds against pursuing a minor.


Mario Cereal

Super Mario Cereal is coming to the US with an added amiibo. You can scan the box itself for amiibo functionality.


PUBG Coming to Mobile

Tencent has announced that they will be making a PUBG port for smartphones with Bluehole. This port is being released to China first and no word on releases outside of China or a release date.


Demon’s Souls Turning Off Servers

PSA: Online services are being shut off on February 28th 2018


Desert Bus VR Now Available


Square Enix On Deus Ex

It’s not dead but the last game didn’t sell well. They are working on other games at this time and investigating what the new direction for the Deus Ex future is.


Devil May Cry 5 Leaked

Hideaki Itsuno has announced the existence of DMC5. These leaks come from someone on ResetEra. Devil May Cry 5 is going to continue the story where Devil May Cry 4 left off. A reveal trailer has been made for some time now and they are just waiting on a time to reveal it. The trailer is set to be released during a Playstation event/conference. Will have open spaces and action sections similar to Bayonetta. Estimated release date is April 2018 and March 2019.