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Bungie's 'Destiny' exclusive to Xbox, launching in 2013, original Activision contract shows

By Andrew Yoon, May 21, 2012 4:15pm PDT

The original contract between Bungie and Activision lays out a plan for four sci-fi "action shooter" games from Bungie, codenamed "Destiny," released every other year, beginning in late 2013.

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"I swear I remember that Bungie saud they wanted to explore developing different types of games ..."

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Halo 4 toy packaging reveals two new enemies

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2012 7:30am PDT

Halo 4 toy packaging has revealed two new Covenant enemies: the Crawler and the Watcher.

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"I stopped reading when *SPOILER* Dr Halsey (?) kidnapped a Spartan."

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Halo MMO canceled when franchise future was 'unknown'

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Former Ensemble member Patrick Hudson says the Halo MMO was cancelled for budget reasons, but also because Bungie's departure made the future of the franchise uncertain.

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Bungie transitions Halo to 343, shares stats

By John Keefer, Apr 02, 2012 11:30am PDT

Bungie finally transitioned the Halo franchise to 343 Industries, but not before sharing a tremendous amount of stats about the series.

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Halo data moving away from Bungie by March 31

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2012 2:00pm PST

Bungie will complete the Halo data management transition to 343 Industries on March 31, 2012, the company announced today.

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"They've been in control of the story things for awhile, and I find the changes in that direction ..."

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Marathon trilogy released for free, open-source

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 01, 2011 4:15pm PST

Before Bungie blew up with the Halo franchise, it worked on a sci-fi first person trilogy called Marathon. As a surprise gift for the holiday season, all three games are being released for free alongside an open-source version of the Marathon 2 engine, Al

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"This has been free for a bit. Not sure how much different the update has made but can't wait to ..."

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Halo director says silent Master Chief 'important' for Halo 4

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2011 8:30am PST

Frank O'Connor talks about his surprise at fans' reaction to Halo: Reach, and how Halo 4 will expand the character of Master Chief.

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"So. You played a groundbreaking game from 2001 four years late. And you think that among other ..."

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Bungie app hits Android

By Steve Watts, Oct 19, 2011 2:15pm PDT

Bungie has released its app on the Android marketplace, which allows users to check stats and more, for free.

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"Bungie are pretty much the king when it comes to in game statistics. Whether or not you find any ..."

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Bungie looks back with nearly one-hour long documentary

By Xav de Matos, Aug 04, 2011 3:45pm PDT

In a nearly hour-long documentary, Bungie explores is past success and the exciting and scary world ahead of them as they step away from Halo and begin something new.

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"They hired an outside firm to document their work over time which they've made countless video ..."

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Bungie's Marathon released for free on iPad

By Steve Watts, Jul 07, 2011 10:25am PDT

Bungie's classic shooter Marathon has been ported to the iPad for free, with the option of in-app purchases for hi-res textures and cheats.

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Bungie Aerospace revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 30, 2011 7:30am PDT

Bungie, creator of the Halo series, has finally detailed Bungie Aerospace -- and it's not quite what anyone expected.

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"Bungie translation "We want to be the Valve Software of the mobile com community""

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Bungie awards fans blue flames for Halo Reach

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 23, 2011 7:15pm PDT

Bungie's departure from the Halo franchise means that fans can now don the blue flames formerly reserved for employees.

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"Part of Bungie employees (Frank O'Connor) I think among others stayed with 343 to oversee the ..."

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Bungie releases iPhone app, teases Bungie Aerospace

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2011 9:45am PDT

Bungie has released its own iPhone app for checking on Bungie.net on the go, and teased a reveal for Bungie Aerospace in the coming weeks.

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"Just make sure you do some sort of a countdown clock until the day when you can tease the teaser ..."

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Bungie: GDC panel MMO announcement was a joke gone bad

By Xav de Matos, Mar 06, 2011 8:45am PST

On its weekly update blog, developer Bungie explained that the recent news of its MMO-based future was a joke gone awry. According to the blog...

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"Half the problem is that I was expecting Bungie to be announcing an MMO, because that's what ..."

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Bungie Looking for Beta Testers, Potential to Help Shape the Dev's 'Glorious Future' Included

By Xav de Matos, Nov 19, 2010 10:30am PST

Bungie revealed it is looking for beta testers to help "continue making improvements to our playlists, features, and online community." While the...

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"I will be shocked if they manage to get subscribers for their existing CoD multiplayer gameplay. ..."

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