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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.


"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.


"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.


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.


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.


"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


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


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.


"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.


"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.


"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...


"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...


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

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