Weekly Update 2.28.14

Read the full Weekly Update here [divider] This week at Bungie, we entered a new phase of development. The strife and conflict of the Pentathlon fades in our rear-view mirror. A fresh build of Destiny sits on every desk in the studio – a monument to a battle for the ages. Four dueling schools have laid down arms to reconstruct our union. Our team has been reunited. As the smoke cleared from the air, Luke Smith stopped by my desk. When he stops by, I listen. In the golden age of Halo 3, he walked this very beat. Now, he’s

7 Facts You May Have Missed

I recently read an interesting article on Gamespot which rehashes some important Destiny that may have flown under your radar. You’d be surprised with how much you might learn. Head to their site to see the full story. [button color=”white” size=”big” link=”http://www.gamespot.com/articles/seven-facts-about-destiny-you-might-have-missed/1100-6417896/” ]Read full article here[/button] [divider] [checklist] Destiny will never reach a final level of balance Everything in multiplayer is designed with a counter in mind You’ll need to make lasting choices Playlists will change fast and often It’s an action game first and foremost Success doesn’t come from twitch reflexes alone You won’t be exploring a hopeless wasteland

“It’s Your DESTINY” Giveaway

We’re giving away 1 copy of Destiny completely free! Even if you have already pre-ordered, this would be a great gift to give to a friend. [divider] The Ground Rules Here’s what you will need to do: Reply to this topic on the forums to let me know you’re interested Have at least 350 posts by August 1st 2014 From the people who reply in the topic and have at least 350 posts, those people will go into a “list randomizer” and we’ll choose the winner that way. The winner will be announced August 1st! Good Luck!

Weekly Update 2.14.14

Read the full Weekly Update here [divider] This week at Bungie, each of us focused all our attention on “a thousand tiny things.” Those words belong to a fresh face named Leif Johansen. As one of our newer gameplay designers, he brings a nova hot passion for player-versus-player encounters to our team. When you shoot a fellow Guardian in the face and taunt them with a friendly wave while they fume in the deadbox, you’ll understand where he applied his personal elbow grease to polishing Destiny. To get better acquainted with his meticulous attention to detail, I took him away

Shrike Vehicle Revealed!

Finally some sweet new vehicle details have been released! Read the new Destiny drawing board below or on Bungie.net. [divider] “If you are a knight of the City, this is your steed.” Tom Doyle, Art Lead Concept: Isaac Hannaford 3D Model: Travis Brady The world of Destiny is an immense frontier. Your missions as a Guardian of the last safe city on Earth will cover a lot of ground. To propel you from one location to the next, no matter which destination you’re fighting to recapture, there is the Shrike. It swallows the landscape like a bird of prey with an

Weekly Update 2.7.14

Read Bungie’s full weekly update here. [divider] This week at Bungie, we set out on a vital scouting mission. When I say “we,” what I really mean is “Me and Urk.” Our destination was England, for some strategic ops – a needlessly fancy way of describing a series of big meetings. The who, the where, and the why are best kept secret, for now. Suffice to say, we’re assembling a global coalition that will help us launch this game. Our adventure began on Super Bowl Sunday. While the rest of Seattle enjoyed a multiplayer game of epic proportions, Team Bungie

Destiny “Best Selling IP in History”

Joystiq recently reported on a quote that came from activision’s CEO regarding Destiny’s future. 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, an online, loot-heavy first-person shooter, is due on September 9. No pressure. [divider] Bold? Yes. Exciting? Of course. Possible? Let’s wait and see.

Weekly Update 1.31.14

Read Bungie’s full Weekly Update here. [divider] This week at Bungie, we gained a fresh perspective. We welcomed friends, old and new, to visit our studio. We palavered. We broke bread. We played a ton of Destiny. This is a rarity, of course – a perk reserved for partners who have joined us on this adventure. Before we launch, we have a lot of ground to cover, and many, many stories to tell. Just like this lone Titan, our chances of success increase exponentially when we choose the right allies and arm them with the gear they’ll need to get