Bungie Weekly Update 4.11.14

Read Bungie’s Weekly Update below, or check out the full version on Bnet. [divider] This week at Bungie, we trained up some new Guardians. There are times when I get to feel like a mentor in the Tower. When we meet new allies that will help us bring Destiny to the world, the pleasure of teaching them the ways of the Guardian falls to me. They receive a flash lesson in equipping some weapons and gear. I show them how to harness their Light to power fantastic talents of destruction. Once they know how to take their first steps, we

A Combined Arms Approach?

All hands on deck, we live or we die Together, together No matter how far we fall apart, We bleed together…. -Young Guns As someone who spent more than 20 years in the US Army, the question is an old one: What’s the best branch in the Army? The infantry guys claim you can’t win without them, the field artillery claims to be the King of Battle, tankers boast about the ridiculous firepower of their ceramic armored steeds and the airborne troops (literally) look down on pretty much everyone. So who’s right? Who IS the best in the Army? The

Bungie’s Full GDC Presentation

We have seen leaked slides and details for the past few weeks, but now we finally have the chance to view Bungie’s “Building customizable characters” presentation in full. The presentation is fairly technical, but does give some good insight into how you can customize your guardians. Highlights: Full presentation: Or watch it on GDC’s website. [divider] Also here are some key points that reddit user Fuzzle_hc pointed out: distinctive colors and shapes of the gear will let you immediately see the tier of equipment (http://imgur.com/a/elUnW[1]  in this album you can see the level cap of Destiny but it’s not high enough

A Player’s Journey

As highlighted in the latest Weekly Update, Game Informer has been gracious enough to release the in-depth January 2014 cover story for free. You can check out the full article here. Some other great GI articles are Details of Destiny’s Multiplayer and Big Decisions Of Destiny’s Development

Bungie Weekly Update 4.4.14

Read Bungie’s Weekly Update below, or check out the full version on Bnet. [divider] This week at Bungie, we went on the offensive in the bug war. A wise man once said: “Is this gonna be a standup fight, Sir, or another bug hunt?” –Pvt. Hudson, Colonial Marine Core (Deceased) Sometimes those are the same thing. That’s the case in our studio right now. We’ve cleared every available table, and set up arrays of gaming stations for some aggressive maneuvers against the creepy crawlies in our code. As we prepare for the milestones that submit you to the trials, we’re

The Inhabitants of Destiny

So here we are then, having arrived at the fifth and final stop on my brief tour of some of Destiny’s most integral tenets. So far, I’ve taken a look at the personalization elements of the game, the armaments that you’ll have at hand, the lore of the game and the universe itself, whilst here I’ll be concluding my series of previews with a look towards those who will populate the sulfuric marshes, incredible cities and frozen glaciers of Destiny. From the aliens of the Hive to the Guardians of The City and everything in between, let us once more

Ultimate Collector’s Experience

Read the original article here on Bungie.net. What’s today’s date again? [divider] Destiny Ultimate Collector’s Edition Offers Players Once in a Lifetime Opportunity Don’t just play the game – live the adventure! BELLEVUE, Wash. – April 1, 2014 – On September 9th, Destiny players will truly Become Legend with the launch of the “Get Your Ass to Mars” Collector’s Edition. This exclusive offering will send them on an epic journey, spanning more than 30 million miles and culminating in the complete sensory experience that only the physical universe can provide. To gear up for the mission, players will embark on the transformative