Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Bungie

Destiny beta to launch first for PS3 and PS4

To help kick off the launch of the PS4, Activision and Bungie have announced that the Destiny beta will be available first on PS3 and PS4. To gain access to the beta, players will need to pre-order the game from a participating retailer and enter the given nine-digit code at the official site. A note for those who pre-ordered before October 1: those who qualify have been automatically entered and will receive their code in an email from the retailer.

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Destiny trailer and screens released, pre-order beta access detailed

As mentioned yesterday, Activision has released a new trailer, along with a new batch of screenshots, from Bungie’s Destiny. The trailer, titled The Moon, showcases one of the game’s locations as well as one of the four enemy races, the Hive. It was also revealed that gamers who pre-order at a participating retailer will be able to take part in an upcoming beta before the general public. The beta is scheduled to begin early next year for 360, PS3, PS4, and Xbox One and will feature “a diverse sampling of major activities featured in the full game.”

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Official box art revealed for Bungie’s Destiny

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Activision has released the official box art for Bungie’s upcoming single- and multiplayer hybrid shooter Destiny. A new trailer is scheduled to launch tomorrow, so check back to see more in-game action.

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Bungie releases new Destiny trailer, Out Here in the Wild

A new video has been release for Bungie’s upcoming shooter Destiny. The nearly five-minute-long clip, titled Out Here in the Wild, covers the studio’s motivations behind their design choices, as well as more about weapon design, character growth and online play.

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Activision releases Bungie’s Destiny E3 gameplay session

The Destiny gameplay session that Bungie held during the Sony conference at E3 has now been made available by Activision. The clip features over 12 minutes of the game’s mix of on- and offline play, with players capable of playing through the campaign solo or with a friend and then against others in emergent events, similar to the approach ArenaNet utilizes in Guild War 2. Several weapons are shown, as well as the game’s loot system.

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Bungie releases new trailer for Destiny

A new 60-second trailer has launched for Bungie’s upcoming shooter Destiny. The Jon Favreau-directed trailer, titled Law of the Jungle, features Giancarlo “Gus” Esposito and a mixture of live action and CG. Gamers wanting to check it out on TV will be able to watch it on May 25 on TNT during the NBA Western Conference Finals.

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Bungie reveals more from Destiny in GDC talk Brave New World

Video and screenshots from Bungie’s GDC talk about their upcoming shooter Destiny have been made available to the general public. The video, part of their presentation titled Brave New World, shows concept art, animations, and character models. In addition to the video, there are 10 pieces of art posted below, which feature more of the worlds, environments, and characters.

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Destiny to come out simultaneously for PS3 and PS4, trailer released

Bungie has released more details about the recently announced Destiny, their upcoming first-person shooter that takes place in a hub-based persistent world. Coinciding with PlayStation Meeting 2013, studio co-founder Jason Jones announced that both the PS3 and PS4 versions will be available when Destiny launches. Studio president Harold Ryan also revealed that the PlayStation line will include exclusive content.

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Bungie and Activision reveal Destiny with concept art, video log

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Bungie has officially revealed Destiny, their new first-person shooter that is being developed in collaboration with Activision. As a Guardian of the last city on Earth, players will travel through the solar system, from Mars to Venus, using powers and more traditional armament against man’s enemies in a bid to recapture humanity’s former glory. Destiny will feature a shared persistent world, with console players able to connect with others in designated places to discuss their solo adventures or set out together. Co-op, versus, public, and social activities are planned.

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Tor announces Halo: Grasslands, first in new trilogy

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Science-fiction publisher Tor Books has revealed the title and cover for the first of their next Halo trilogy, Halo: Grasslands. Author Karen Traviss has dabbled in the Halo universe before with a short story in Halo: Evolutions, Human Weakness. The upcoming trilogy will continue the story of the characters from Halo: Ghosts of Onyx, exploring their role in the events following Halo 3.

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