Was Destiny’s Story Weakened by a Last Minute Redesign?

By   /   Oct 20, 2015
Destiny: The Collection

If anybody has followed the history of Destiny since its release they will know that the main criticism often thrown at it is the weak story. Today some reasons for this may have been revealed in a look behind the scenes of the development.

In an interesting article posted on Kotaku they take a look behind the scenes of Destiny to see the somewhat chaotic rush around the creation of the story, which was changed at the last minute. Of course the sources for the story are anonymous so we won’t know just who is telling it.

What is evident by the article though is just how believable the story is, especially when you read statements such as:

“[The design team] would have to cobble together and cut and restitch and reuse a bunch of stuff that was already built for a different thread, but now tie it together in some way that fit this amorphous, ‘You pick which way you’re going in the director’ story,”

With another source also stating:

“It was literally like making Franken-story,”

Could these last minute changes be the reason that the story felt so weak? It is fair to say that with The Taken King there was an attempt to make this issue right, but this had some varying success. Even as we move into year 2, the damage was already done on release.

One thing we do also have to consider though is the fact that Destiny is still popular, even with its weaknesses, so does the game really need a strong story? The main thing is it is still fun for the people playing it.

The full article can be found on Kotaku and is an interesting read for Destiny fans, and people interested in the development of the game.

What are your thoughts on the Destiny story, does it hinder your enjoyment of the game? Let us know your thoughts below.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now


The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More