We are slaves to Destiny

Gareth Damian Martin writing for Kill Screen Daily on Destiny’s latest expansion pack:

But, more importantly, this careful titling dodges the usual DLC label, meaning The Dark Below stays away from the word “content” as far as it possibly can. This is because, unlike in the traditional video game paradigm, where locations, characters and items equal content, The Dark Below is entirely structured around the idea of enterprise as content…

…In this way, The Dark Below seems to centralize a symbolic exchange of reward for labour, but in reality treats labour as a product in itself.