Staying in the loop on this story, since it could be Big! I mean really Big, on a galactic scale.
Here is the latest:
Jared Newman asks 6 Questions About Destiny, the Ambitious Shooter from the Makers of Halo in this Time Mag Tech article.
“It isn’t a game. It’s a world where the most important stories are told by the players, not written by the developers.”
And, it is not available this year.
Destiny, which is a new game from Bungie Studios, who produced Halo, wants to become your new life. Maybe Microsoft who bought Bungie and produced Halo 4 on its own last year.
Destiny, won’t be just another shooter. “A persistent online multiplayer adventure, designed on a galactic scale….” is what it wants to be.
Bungie was acquired by Microsoft in 2000.
Brad Gallaway over at Wired has the first part of the story and some nice pictures in his article:
Halo Creator Unveils Its Next Masterpiece, a Persistent Online World
Activision reiterated that although Bungie’s amazing new world was revealed, Activision has not included the launch in its 2013 outlook and there should be no speculation or expectation of a different result.
For more information, visit www.DestinyTheGame.com. For exclusive updates, follow the official Destiny social channels at www.facebook.com/DestinyTheGame and @DestinyTheGame on Twitter, and interact directly with the developers at www.Bungie.net. Pre-order the game now at select retailers around the world.
Read more here: http://investor.activision.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=740914