Not even the death of Cayde can bring us back to Destiny 2 #DailyHotTake

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What’s better than a bunch of PAX announcements? A bunch of announcements from before PAX! Welcome to another edition of #DailyHotTake.

Destiny 2 Forsaken calls for lost guardians

These hot takes are a bit negative, but Marcus is actually quite excited for Destiny 2 Forsaken. The new game mode Gambit is addicting and the story content may be some of the best in the series.

Riot Games begins steps to course correct corrosive work culture

Kotaku senior reporter Cecilia D’Anastasio recently publish a long-form exposé that examined League of Legends developer Riot Game’s toxic work culture. It particularly focused on the sexist work culture and the employee’s who were both directly and indirectly affected by it. While the piece was illuminating to many, others questioned the article’s credibility including game designer Cliff Bleszinski.

TowerFall climbs onto Switch

There are few games we’d consider perfect, but TowerFall comes real close. As Switch becomes the go-to console for local multiplayer, it was only a matter of time before TowerFall found its way onto the platform. Welcome home, little guy.

Spider-Man fans get pissy over puddles

Some people can never be satisfied. Eager Spider-Man fans have accused Insomniac Games of downgraded the graphics from E3 footage to the release build of the game, noting differences in the size of some puddles. People have too much time on their hands these days.

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is getting a physical release

Shovel Knight has released so much content over the last few years that it is unsurprising that it can release a full-fledged collection. It’s incredible what a small passionate team can do.

A whole podcast’s worth of hot takes

Trust Sircle, Top Shelf Gaming’s #1 podcast, is back! Sort of. Listen to the one-off episode of our beloved talk show as we follow up on the Filip Muicin situation.

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Written by Marcus Garrett

Marcus created Top Shelf Gaming to celebrate the awesome things about the video game industry while challenging the areas of the video game community that could be improved. He loves playing guitar and eating tacos, but never at the same time.

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