Bungie's Destiny coming in 2014

Sony's E3 presentation moved towards a conclusion with new Destiny gameplay footage and a 2014 release date.

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Sony moved towards the end of their E3 presentation by showing the first gameplay footage of Bungie's Destiny. This came alongside an announcement that Destiny would arrive in 2014.

An on-stage demonstration of the game showcased one player meeting up with another for some co-op action exploring a derelict factory in Old Russia. The two took down a boss, fawned over their loot, and then joined a larger player event (i.e. raid boss). Check out the first gameplay trailer.

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    June 10, 2013 8:04 PM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Bungie's Destiny coming in 2014.

    Sony's E3 presentation moved towards a conclusion with new Destiny gameplay footage and a 2014 release date.

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      June 10, 2013 8:18 PM

      This game looks awesome.I just hope it has a good competitive multiplayer and not just co-op,which I know that the Shackers love,but I've never been a fan.

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      June 10, 2013 8:32 PM

      Am I the only one who wasn't impress with what they showed us?

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        June 10, 2013 8:42 PM

        Only one in the world, I'm so sorry :[

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      June 10, 2013 8:37 PM

      It looked fun but it wasn't Titanfall.

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        June 10, 2013 9:30 PM

        indeed titanfall knocked my socks off

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        June 10, 2013 9:34 PM

        what about titanfall looked interesting to you? it's just COD with mechs. This at least has a colorful art direction and interesting set pieces and creatures.

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          June 10, 2013 9:36 PM

          Titanfall has jetpacks too, so there is vertical gameplay, which is totally lacking in Call of Duty. I thought the art design looked decent as well. What's going to be exciting gameplay wise about Destiny?

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          June 10, 2013 9:51 PM

          'just CoD' with massive changes in maneuverability plus agile mechs is a rather substantial change

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          June 10, 2013 9:51 PM

          dude. mechs, jetpacks and wallrunning. c'mon.

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          June 10, 2013 10:01 PM

          It's like Call of Halo: Mech Tribe, what's there not to like!

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          June 10, 2013 10:30 PM

          CoD is a fucking awesome template to start with for MP. The additions look meaningful though. Basically asymmetric gameplay for both teams in the same map aka Battlefield.

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          June 11, 2013 8:50 AM

          What didn't look interesting about Titanfall? I haven't been interested in CoD for years, but that game looked AMAZING!

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            June 11, 2013 8:59 AM

            I think I have two issues with it, both particular to me:
            #1 - The sound design was terribly boring. Unlike DICE, who has done amazing work with the Frostbyte engine in sound design, Titanfall is more of the same unmodulated noise. A lot of the presentation sounded eerily like Call of Duty with wimpy sound effects and none of the nice distortion and dynamic mixing that Battlefield has.

            #2 - I'm just... tired of shooters. I find myself wanting to play more games like To The Moon, FTL, Miasmata, Cart Life and Swapper than the next big shooter, though BioShock Infinite was at least interesting for its story (not so interesting for the disappointing gameplay).

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            June 11, 2013 9:07 AM

            It looked completely drab. The art direction was nil. The cities looked grey and lifeless. Even the gameplay looked pretty standard, albeit with mechs, but that won't get me to pay $560 for the game.

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              June 11, 2013 10:07 AM

              It looked like fun to me. No anywhere as good as Destiny though. I'm not going to argue too hard for the game because Destiny was the one I'm more excited about.

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                June 11, 2013 10:15 AM

                Destiny is the only FPS I may be interested in. That looked like it might be fun cooperative.

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          June 11, 2013 8:55 AM

          great we're gonna have the halo vs cod debate now with the former companies, so we have halo vs cod and titanfall vs destiny now

          f y'all team fortress 2 is still king

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          June 11, 2013 8:58 AM

          I think both were interesting in their own right but Titanfall looked more fun, hard say why it just did. Destiny had a certain sterile feel, even if the environments looked stellar. But its not a compettition really, the only thing that bugs me is the console exclusive thing. stupid.

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          June 11, 2013 9:04 AM

          COD with mechs sounds badass and the video looked fun. Destiny is made by the dudes who made the best console multiplayer this gen. Both games are going to be baller as fuck most likely. My addict brain got a jolt when I watched the Destiny play and they got to find new loot from the boss guy they killed. Then in Titanfall when he ripped that dude from the mech and tossed him?!?! Jesus Christ that is going to be fun as shit! Shogo y'all!!!

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          June 11, 2013 10:17 AM

          Titanfall gave me a Shogo vibe with the mixed on foot / mobile mech gameplay.

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      June 10, 2013 8:42 PM

      I don't know which one to invest my time in, this or The Division.

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        June 10, 2013 9:15 PM

        Seriously I though The Division looked a lot more fun than Destiny.

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          June 10, 2013 9:55 PM

          Not a persistent world, but I saw a demo of XCOM: The Bureau on Spike earlier today, that was similar but a lot more wild, hectic and plain fun. I love tactical action games like these, so I'm happy with both, but XCOM edged out The Division with sheer joyful mayhem (and nasty little grey aliens).

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          June 11, 2013 10:12 AM

          I'm highly suspicious of the footage they showed, seemed like concept

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      June 10, 2013 9:50 PM

      Out of Titanfall, The Division and Destiny, I think I was most piqued by Destiny.

      It had the strongest feeling of a persistent world (although whether that will hold true in the long run, we'll have to wait and see). I like the co-op questing for Phat Lootz™ and the MMO-style public events that will get groups dropping in and joining together. I like building your character's abilities through gear, just in general, and that gear had frikken skill trees ON THE GEAR (love that). It actually had all the things I liked the most about one of my most-played online titles of this generation: Too Human - I kept thinking about Too Human through the whole demo, as a matter of fact: stats through loot, limited but well-balanced character classes, co-op/exploration that's balanced for small groups. Then to have the large-scale encounters too that you can drop into on top of all that is right up my alley.

      I also thought it was absolutely the most beautiful and creative looking world of all three. Damn, I was loving the lighting effects. The whole look had a little bit of an modernized Edgar Rice Burroughs feel to me, which makes me happy.

      I assume there will be PvP options, but that's not really where I find as much fun online, so I'm actually more stoked on the co-op emphasis.

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        June 11, 2013 8:48 AM

        Titanfall looked AMAZING, but I'm also more interested in Destiny. In the end Titanfall will probably play more like Call of Duty (even though it looks 20x better than any CoD in years). Destiny looks more open-world and exploratory with some very innovative online functions and a play style more similar to Borderlands 2. Destiny definitely looks more interesting to me.

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        June 11, 2013 10:17 AM

        The Destiny loot system totally sold me on the game a lot more than the other shooter MMOs.

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      June 11, 2013 10:56 AM

      Man that looks cool. I hope it doesn't go too heavy on the MMO elements. I also hope it makes it to PC.

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      June 11, 2013 3:22 PM

      I would like to take this moment to thank Bungie for replacing my Halo itch. I can now confidently decide on a PS4.

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