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Posted by cuzintheboss

audio sucks in this video.

Posted by RobertOrri

Don't necessarily count a PC version out. Activision always wants to spread its releases out to as many platforms as possible.

Posted by ChrisTaran

Clearly not a game built for me, but I bet the Halo crowd will love it.

Edited by DeathbyYeti

Ive played this type of game before many a time. I expect Activision to work in microtransactions into the game to earn things quicker like double XP for an hour or skip some level progression

Is the hook "From the Makers of Halo" suppose to make it inherently good?

Posted by Ares42

@seppli said:

Not much, but enough to get me excited.

Bungie designed the framework for the most satisfing and fun *Versus AI* FPS gameplay, and delivered a bunch of great games with the Halo games, which pretty much singlehandedly put the Xbox on the map.

Yes, I want to believe they'll pull off Destiny. The question weighing on my mind the most? How open-worldish will it really be... and what's going to be instanced and how.

I think this might be their biggest problem. The only reason this game is getting any attention or hype is because of Halo, and for anyone that isn't a Halo fan there's was basically nothing exciting revealed. Not that there aren't a good amount of Halo fans that would still be interested, but they're playing too close to home court to attract a new audience.

Posted by Colourful_Hippie

It definitely sounds ambitious but I'm going to stay cautiously excited also I don't like the idea of playing a new 360/PS3 game in 2014, this better come out for PC.

Edited by MemphisSlim

Clearly not a game built for me, but I bet the Halo crowd will love it.

True, true. It'll be like Christmas. "We get TWO Halos now?!" I'd be kinda pumped if I was that big a fan.

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@yothatlimp said:

@seppli said:

Not much, but enough to get me excited.

Bungie designed the framework for the most satisfing and fun *Versus AI* FPS gameplay, and delivered a bunch of great games with the Halo games, which pretty much singlehandedly put the Xbox on the map.

Yes, I want to believe they'll pull off Destiny. The question weighing on my mind the most? How open-worldish will it really be... and what's going to be instanced and how.

I'm thinking sci-fi Guild Wars.

From what I've gathered from the IGN stream, it'll kinda seamlessly phase players into the same scenario. Kinda like a mix of Left 4 Dead's AI director and Dark Souls co/op functionality, creating an interesting and challenging social gameplay experience dynamically.

I don't think that'll happen in a set open world. Could be procedurally generated missions. I just wonder what type of maps we'll play in. Call of Duty-style corridor-shootery? Or Battlefield-like open worldish maps?

A true persistent open world with dozens and dozens of players running about willy-nilly? Nah - I don't think that'll go together well with proper and interesting FPS gameplay.

Edited by Shtinky

They plan to work on this for the next 10 years, yet they announce it for PS3 and 360, two consoles soon to be defunct.

Posted by Blimble

Sounds like it could be really cool or a complete and utter failure

Posted by Kri0s

Where is Vinny when you need him, that gate/clipping audio was driving me crazy....

I think Bungie is on the right track, mix up the fps'ing that everyone loves with the progression of an mmo gear system and leveling/unlock addiction from CoD. Destiny has a lot of potential.

Posted by Piranesi

So Guild Wars meets Borderlands with space wizards and Paul McCartney. Could be worse I suppose, just a shame a certain company nixed the gameplay videos.

Not much of a game announcement without the game. Pretty pictures though ...

Edited by Codeacious

A lot of this makes me think of a more ambitious version of Global Agenda.

Posted by granderojo

I'm not interested if it's not coming to PC.

Posted by notha

hey i went to school with that girl in the mocap suit!

Posted by BigBoss1911

@shtinky said:

They plan to work on this for the next 10 years, yet they announce it for PS3 and 360, two consoles soon to be defunct.

I don't think you get it.

Posted by Groof

Yo what mic is that Jeff's using?

Posted by Overbite

Wow all this lack of information is really making me so hype for this multiplayer shooter that isn't on PC for some reason!

Edited by Funkydupe

NEVER PRE-ORDER IT. WAIT FOR IT TO BE RELEASED.

Posted by SquirrelGOD

This shit is maddening and everything that has to be frustrating about being in the game press. "COME SEE OUR MAGNIFICENT NEW GAME'S UNVEILING!!", and then you have to sit through a shit ton of concept art and promises. I want to say that I would have just walked out after telling Bungie to "Fuck off.", but then again, I don't have to represent a website. I feel for Jeff on this.

Posted by DeathbyYeti

Yea Jeff it sounds ambitious like Planetside 2, Dust 514, Defiance, and MAG.

Posted by Elwoodan

Dat hair.

Posted by cannedstingray

what is up with the mic clipping out? Jeff fix your microphone

Edited by Seppli

@bigboss1911 said:

@shtinky said:

They plan to work on this for the next 10 years, yet they announce it for PS3 and 360, two consoles soon to be defunct.

I don't think you get it.

Destiny isn't ONE game. It's the universe Bungie plans to set their next couple of games in, and it will likely have persistent parts, that carry over from game to game - like your characters and achievements and such.

Posted by BBQBram

@pseg said:

I already had a grown man in his underwear try and tell me about my destiny.

...never going back to that underpass.

Comment of the year.

Edited by ch3burashka

Did the assets come with a handwritten note that said, "call me XOXO"?

Seriously though, this sounds like Dust 514. However, I'm not being a Debbie Downer like everyone else in the comments - it doesn't really matter what the core gameplay is like (aside from "good"); what matters is how they handle their 10-year idea. If they can build an evolving narrative over a decade, that will be revolutionary enough.

Edited by aquamarin

You had me at "there will be magic powers."

Edit: Time travelling robots you say...

Posted by GasparNolasco

This has potential to be really generic. Almost closed the tab when I heard "Multiplayer Focused FPS".

Edited by DarkbeatDK

Hey. Your volume on all the video content on the site is a little low. Do you think you could normalize it to 0db? Thanks!

Edited by FunkasaurasRex

@seppli said:

@bigboss1911 said:

@shtinky said:

They plan to work on this for the next 10 years, yet they announce it for PS3 and 360, two consoles soon to be defunct.

I don't think you get it.

Destiny isn't ONE game. It's the universe Bungie plans to set their next couple of games in, and it will likely have presistent parts, that carry over from game to game - like your character.

I'm curious if this'll actually end up being a series of games that begins on current gen consoles or if they plan to release a game on next gen consoles and expand upon it through dlc/patching or MMO-esque expansion packs. I'm especially curious if they plan on taking the latter route on consoles.

Posted by MeatSim

Based on the screenshots half this game must take place in Bungie's office.

Edited by WolfHazard

How much do I need to pay to get shirtless Jeff Gerstmann?

Edited by Seppli

@deathbyyeti said:

Yea Jeff it sounds ambitious like Planetside 2, Dust 514, Defiance, and MAG.

It's nothing like those examples though. At no point did they say anything about massive online multiplayer scale and scope. You can bet that is not what they're going for.

Bungie is creating a more persistent FPS universe, and a more social community - for maximum player retention over their 10 year business plan and maximum monetization...

Selling rad fucking helmets and shoulderpads.

Posted by Shortbreadtom

Oh hey, an FPS with required internet connection. CLEARLY not made for the PC then!

What the hell? This kind of game would be perfect for the PC. FPSs generally play best with a keyboard and mouse, and practically every computer is connected to the interwebs at all times.

Edited by WiqidBritt

I am AMAZED Jeff didn't mention PSO/PSU while describing Destiny, as that was the only game I kept thinking about the entire time.

Or Borderlands with MMO like hubs.

Posted by TinyGrasshopper

who wants to take bets when this generates a "paltry" 2 or 3 million in revenuei activision closes bungie down or relegates them to making COD maps?

They can't actually close them down. They're not a 2nd party studio. Bungie will just leave and go somewhere else to publish.

Also, greatest video title in a while. had me bussin out laughing before even playing it.

Posted by gringbot

Am I the only one that no longer plays shooters on consoles?

Posted by JayEH

I can't wait for this to come out

Posted by Tarsier

i am stoked

Posted by HighPriest

As someone who just doesn't "get" why Halo is so beloved, never really enjoyed console style shooters, and is pretty much done with FPSs in general, this isn't terribly exciting.

Ah well, I suppose that Bungie going back to making strategy games was a pretty unlikely scenario.

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Edited by SomeJerk

I only hope it's less pwahaha uuuuurgh than what Halo has turned into.

I love me good scifi but it's like we need Europe or Asia to get it done proper these days.

Yes I'm picky.

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Posted by K9

Its a strange new generation we are about to enter; insomniac games appearing on 360 and Bungie games appearing on PS3. Here is hoping future games from both of these studios will be making their debut on PC sometime as well.

Posted by Draxyle

A bunch of worries. PS3 and 360? They're already hemorrhaging their potential right there if that's what they're launching on. Designed as a console shooter and not PC? I still really cannot handle shooters without a mouse and keyboard. Published by Activision? I can't imagine the consumer not getting screwed over in some fashion.

But what they're promising does sound cool, and I've never actually played a Halo game before. It's a shame they didn't actually show you anything substantial. I've been lucky to go to E3 the last few years and more and more they're just showing staged demos that I could have just watched online from the comfort of my own home (in my underwear).

Posted by MrMazz

Is the sound randomly slowing down and cutting out for anyone?

Posted by eloj

If they waste time releasing this on PS3 and xbox360, but not PC, they are crazy. At the end of the cycle ever MONTH makes those consoles more and more obsolete. PC on the other hand is where you have a nice long tail, perfect for a product you intend to support for a good while.

That said, the last Bungie game I played was Myth, so what do I know.

Posted by cikame

If i were showing my game, i'd want people to know how fun it is.
LOOK AT THIS AWESOME THING, instead of the opposite.

Posted by RichieJohn

It does sound interesting but it sounds like it should be a PC game.

I'd like to try it out at some point though.

Posted by Wilshere

Sounds like Team Fortress 2 with a gun free hub.
- Class based FPS
- Co-op mode
- Hats!

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Posted by Slugworth5

Anyone else have sound issues towards the end of the video? Looks like a pretty interesting game though.