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News: Destiny Composer Marty O'Donnell Fired 'Without Cause' from Bungie

Destiny Composer Marty O'Donnell Fired 'Without Cause' from Bungie

Never forget

Nearly every gamer recognises the work of musician Marty O'Donnell. He's worked with Bungie on every Halo game since the groundbreaking Combat Evolved, and even we can appreciate the epic scores that he composed for that series. That's one of the reasons why we're more than excited for the studio's latest game Destiny, which is set to...

E3 2013: Bungie Give Us Our First Glimpse of Destiny on PS4

Bungie Give Us Our First Glimpse of Destiny on PS4

Together we're stronger

The last game shown at Sony's E3 2013 keynote, Destiny was demonstrated live on stage by Bungie, and is on course for a PlayStation 4 release next year. Strange and often creepy developer commentary aside, the title certainly looks to carry on the talented studio's knack for crafting great releases. The demo itself saw two...

News: Bungie Lays Down the Law in New Destiny Trailer, First PS4 Footage at E3

Bungie Lays Down the Law in New Destiny Trailer, First PS4 Footage at E3

King of the jungle

With publishing giant Activision providing the marketing push behind Bungie's upcoming Destiny, it comes as no surprise that every piece of exposure from here on in is going to have some considerable clout behind it. The game's latest trailer is a mix of live action and CGI, starting off with a father telling his son about "the...

News: Bungie's Destiny Is Definitely Still a Game, This Video Just About Proves It

Bungie's Destiny Is Definitely Still a Game, This Video Just About Proves It

Feast your eyes on some character models

Bungie’s reluctance to share actual gameplay footage of its upcoming PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 title Destiny continues with this ‘character development’ video. The short – which was shown during a GDC presentation overnight – introduces three of the character classes from the first-person...

News: Bungie Sets a Date with Destiny at GDC 2013

Bungie Sets a Date with Destiny at GDC 2013

Out of this world

Bungie, the developer best known for creating the Halo franchise, will disclose the very first official information about its brand new intellectual property at the Game Developers Conference in March. According to the convention’s schedule, the studio will host an hour-long presentation dubbed ‘Brave New World: New Bungie...

News: Destiny Makes History as Bungie Targets PlayStation 3

Destiny Makes History as Bungie Targets PlayStation 3

Halo, goodbye

Details regarding the next game from Halo creators Bungie have leaked online, confirming that the legendary studio is about to make its debut on PlayStation 3. According to the super secret information shared with IGN, the upcoming Destiny is a “sci-fantasy action shooter” that’s designed to be both “fun and accessible”. The...

News: Bungie Bursts onto PlayStation in 2014

Bungie Bursts onto PlayStation in 2014

Destiny

Former Halo developer Bungie has been working on a multiplatform title for some years now, but we still don't know much about it. According to a contract released as part of Activision’s ongoing legal battle with former Infinity Ward employees, we'll find out a lot more in 2013. The contract itself states that Bungie has agreed to create...

News: Activision Leaving Bungie To Do Their Job, Claims The Studio

Activision Leaving Bungie To Do Their Job, Claims The Studio

Bungie's revealed that their new publishing partners, Activision, are totally keeping their "hands off" the Halo developers latest multiplatform project

"Not only were we excited about the contract that we were able to get with Activision but they seem really committed to being hands-off," Bungie composer Marty O'Donnell told IndustryGamers. "They really seem committed to agreeing..

News: So It Sounds Like Bungie Totally Trolled The Games Media

So It Sounds Like Bungie Totally Trolled The Games Media

Yesterday we reported that Bungie's next game would be a massive multiplayer action game

We were wrong. Despite the studio's lead network engineer, David Aldridge, stating as much on a GDC panel slide; Bungie has come out to quash the rumours, stating it was a "joke". “In rehearsal Aldridge was convinced that everybody got the joke,” the studio said. “It was all in the delivery, he..

News: Surprise: Bungie's Next Game Sounds Like An MMO

Surprise: Bungie's Next Game Sounds Like An MMO

The rumours flying around the Internet last week were true -- Bungie's lead network engineer, David Aldridge, has confirmed that the former Halo team is working on a "massively multiplayer action game"

Whether or not the game will come to consoles is currently unknown. Aldridge dropped the tid-bit during a GDC panel, stating that while the new game would share similarities with an MMO, it is..

News: Bungie Trademarks A Bunch Of Sci-Fi Shooter-Esque Names

Bungie Trademarks A Bunch Of Sci-Fi Shooter-Esque Names

Halo developers Bungie are no longer owned by Microsoft

They are part of a publishing deal with Activision, and their next title is almost certainly set to come to the PlayStation 3. Today, the Internet's gone into a rumour frenzy after a bunch of trademarks from the esteemed developer have floated to the surface. The name, trademarked last year, could mean anything, but are likely to do with..

News: Bungie Seek Beta Testers For Secret Project

Bungie Seek Beta Testers For Secret Project

Bungie, the guys that made Halo an enormous brand, are working on a new project -- and it's coming to PlayStation 3

Not much is known about the studio's next game, though Activision have locked up publishing duties. Those of you who'd like to be in on Bungie's next big thing can enlist on the studio's forums. Apparently the team are looking for participants to take part in playtests, surveys and..

News: Bungie Developing New Engine For Activision Project

Bungie Developing New Engine For Activision Project

Bungie's announced that they've started work on a new engine for their next multiplatform project for Activision

Brian Jarrard told Develop that Bungie "don't want to develop a game off someone else's IP" and as such will be constructing their own technology in the same way. According to Jarrard, the engine's already in its early stages: "Yeah, [the new engine is] actually in..

News: EA: Respawn Just "Fell Into Our Laps", Wish Bungie The Best At Activision

EA: Respawn Just "Fell Into Our Laps", Wish Bungie The Best At Activision

Frank Gibeau, president of the EA Games label, and Greg Goodrich have come out to say that the recent firings of Jason West and Vince Zampella created an opportunity that the company just couldn't pass up on

But there's no hard feelings between the EA duo and competition over at Activision. In fact in the very same interview the EA pair go on to say they wish Bungie all the best in their new..

News: Job Listing Suggests New Bungie IP Will Be An Action RPG

Job Listing Suggests New Bungie IP Will Be An Action RPG

What do you think Bungie's Next Big Thing will be? That's what much of the industry's attention has turned to finding out

With the studio announcing last week that they are to develop a new multiplatform IP for Activision — what can we possibly expect them to do? Well the straw clutching has begun. GameSpot note that the game is likely be an action RPG, based on a nugget of information in a..