Does Destiny play a lot like the Borderlands games?

#1IceHuskyPosted 7/28/2014 6:09:16 PM
I didn't get a chance to check out the beta, but I am reading online that Destiny has a lot in common with the Borderlands games, in that you accomplish missions as a group, or solo, and then find loot to upgrade your gear that you must split with your party. If so, I might pass on this game. Borderlands wasn't the most appealing game for a single player gamer. It got quite repetitive. I was hoping Destiny was like an online Halo since it is being created by Bungie. Such a disappointment. :(
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#2TOhasNoRingPosted 7/28/2014 6:10:28 PM
Youtube gameplay if you want to know. Theres way to many "Is Destiny like Borderlands????" topics on this board.
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#3slippertailsPosted 7/28/2014 6:12:12 PM
It's a looter shooter but tonally it's vastly different.
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#4Chyld989Posted 7/28/2014 6:12:17 PM
I'd say it's more Halo Online with some Borderlands elements than a Borderlands Online with some Halo elements.
#5lunaticcorePosted 7/28/2014 6:15:08 PM
It doesn't have the charming characters, loot focus, or crazy artwork.

Also you would need to add a dozen random people being added to your game.
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#6Jedi454Posted 7/28/2014 6:18:20 PM
Plays like a poor man's Borderlands 2.
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#7zerooo0Posted 7/28/2014 6:20:43 PM
The shooting aspect is more like Call of Duty. It tries to put in Borderland like abilities, but it fails to put it in properly I think.
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#8IceHusky(Topic Creator)Posted 7/28/2014 6:28:45 PM
Meh...all of these replies make the game sound so unappealing. I think I will wait during a summer drought before I consider picking up.

Thanks for the replies guys. :)
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#9VoidBeyondPosted 7/28/2014 6:30:58 PM
Very very fun game. Barely any loot though, more like a more open world Halo with borderlands elements.
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#10Mvsevm_of_SkinPosted 7/28/2014 6:32:30 PM
It plays exactly like Borderlands, if it were anything like Borderlands.

IMO, it's a bare bone hybrid of ME, Halo, and sure, BL. The sub-parts feel incomplete, and the whole is just meh.
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