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Destiny beta launches this month, premium editions outlined

Bungie announced that a public beta for its upcoming co-op shooter Destiny will roll out on PlayStation platforms on July 17. A beta release for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 will follow on July 23. Publisher Activision also outlined its premium edition release plans for Destiny, including the...

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Destiny beta 'begins late July' on Xbox systems

The Destiny beta takes off on Xbox One and 360 in late July, according to a trailer on the Xbox One dashboard. As per PS3 and PS4, players get beta codes by pre-ordering Bungie's shooter, while an Xbox Live Gold subscription is also required. The Destiny beta is scheduled for a PlayStation...

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Destiny's alpha is a survivor, still playable for now

The Destiny alpha is ongoing past its scheduled close time, and Bungie seems prepared to run the first-look program a little longer. The alpha was due to end at 12AM PT/3AM ET this morning, but at the time of writing we confirmed it remains playable and active. Earlier today, Bungie tweeted,...

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Halo composer sues Bungie CEO over unpaid benefits

Former Halo series and Destiny composer Martin O'Donnell is suing Bungie CEO Harold Ryan over allegedly unpaid benefits, according to a filing issued with the King County, Washington court. O'Donnell's filing reaffirms his claim that he was fired "without cause" from Bungie, and further alleges...

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Destiny gets classy with PS4 gameplay trailer

Destiny, the Bungie-developed multiplayer shooter set in "the last city on Earth" (our guess is Boise, Idaho), received a new video today. The developer discusses its approach to crafting the game and briefly explains the skills and abilities players will use that are unique to each of Destiny's...

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Destiny designer offers a guided tour of the game's loot

With a beta test arriving in less than two months, this seems an opportune time to bone up on the gear you'll find in Destiny. Helpfully, lead designer Lars Bakken and Bungie community manager Dave Dague recorded a video that does just that. [Image: Activision] ...

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Video: Say Halo to Bungie's Bellevue studio

Earlier this month, we visited Bungie's Bellevue, Washington studio to try our hands at the developer's upcoming shooter, Destiny. We may have been there to play Destiny, but that didn't stop us from geeking out at the studio itself, as you'll see in our video tour....

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Bungie's Pete Parsons on why Destiny isn't Borderlands

After spending some time with Destiny at Bungie's Bellevue, Washington studio, we grilled chief operating officer Pete Parsons about the developer's anticipated shooter. Sure, we asked some questions about the world that Bungie created for the game, and exactly how the campaign will work in this...

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Video preview: Destiny wears its Halo with pride

The setting is different, the enemies are different, the grand, operatic story is different, and you'll spend more time looking down the sights, but Bungie's Destiny feels every bit like a Halo game. Having never touched Destiny before, I slipped into the effortless momentum of its gunplay...

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Destiny will fly you (and Titans, Hunters and Warlocks) to the moon

A revamped website for Destiny, Bungie's upcoming sci-fi shooter, has spilled the proverbial space-beans on player classes Titan, Hunter and Warlock. The new info also details the various enemies players will no doubt be 360-noscoping in the face, as well as locales where said leet skillz will be...

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