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.

Relics of Destiny, Parts 2 & 3

Hey all, it’s Firestream.  The guys here were gracious enough to invite me to start contributing here, so here I am with my first post.  This is Parts 2 & 3 of a set of fan art I’m calling “Relics of Destiny”.  The inspiration came from the Become Legend eBook that just came out, of which I contributed a piece of art.  So, here you go! You can see all of my art at Firestream.net

Cards De-Coded

up up down down left right left right B A start -Ancient Lore Given the brilliance and frequency of announcements regarding Destiny, you could be forgiven if you were blinded to the fact that there are already some swag drops available before the game is even in beta. Starting at E3 and continuing through the other big trade shows where Bungie was making appearances and getting the word out about Destiny, they started handing out a series of collector’s trading cards with places and things featured in Destiny. On the backs of these cards were codes which, when entered in

Relics of Destiny Artwork

The artists have been out in full force this week when it comes to making awesome Destiny creations. Check out this piece done by Firestream as part of a Destiny-themed art project he’s been working on. A most classical feel indeed. Titan Controller Skin Also check out this second Xbox One Controller design by Nicholas_Kruse, this time based on the Titan class. See his first design here.

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