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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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Halo, Destiny composer O'Donnell says he was fired 'without cause' [Update: Bungie COO Pete Parsons responds]

Halo series and Destiny composer Martin 'Marty' O'Donnell is no longer working for Bungie, and he claims the studio's directors fired him "without cause" last Friday, April 11. O'Donnell tweeted the news this morning, and shortly after Bungie responded on its blog. Community Manager David Dague...

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Destiny to be 'best-selling new IP in history' according to Activision [update]

Activision is dreaming big for Bungie's Destiny, dubbing it the "next billion dollar franchise." Activision CEO Bobby Kotick echoed the projection, telling investors during today's earnings call that the publisher expects "Destiny will become the best-selling new video game IP in history." Destiny,...

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Bungie: Destiny beta needs a 'million gamers crashing against it'

With Destiny, Bungie hopes its beta in early 2014 will help to ensure a smooth launch for its online-enabled features. In an interview with IGN, Senior Writer Eric Osborne spoke to the importance of slamming their servers with players, especially in light of GTA Online's launch issues. "From our...

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Bungie posting Destiny beta codes on Twitter, Facebook this week

If your Destiny is to get into the beta for Bungie's upcoming shooter, you'll want to keep your eyes on the game's Twitter account this week [Update: and Facebook too]. Yesterday, the ex-Halo studio said it'll post beta codes randomly on each day of the coming week. The other route to the beta...

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