First Destiny ViDoc Draws a 'Pathway Out of Darkness'
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Bungie, true to its word has revealed the first details about it's first post-Halo project, Destiny today. Starting with a ViDoc called 'Pathways Out of Darkness', there's some grand voiceover offering up a few story basics about the Traveller and the world itself, watched over by a floating sphere, and more.

There's also some input from a few of the Bungie devs too, mostly talking about how scary but exciting taking on something new after Halo is proving to be, with some bits of concept art and CG video sandwiched between the talking heads.

Towards the end of the Destiny ViDoc, you'll also get to see the first glimpse of the sci-fi first-person shooter in action with a brief slice of gameplay. It's all looking very interesting indeed. Check out the first Destiny ViDoc below.

A French retailer has listed Destiny for release on October 6th, 2013. Whether that date is actually legitimate however, remains to be seen.


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Comment #1 by Earth Djinn
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 02:51:41 PM
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I'm so ready for a new Bungie game.

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Comment #2 by failgiver
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 02:52:10 PM
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Really interested in this, could of done with a little more gameplay though.

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Comment #3 by Blue Thunder28
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 02:56:01 PM
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Sounds like the world will have player interactivity similar to Dark Souls or maybe even Fable's orbs system. Really stoked for this game I have huge trust in Bungie.

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Comment #4 by fishman550
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:10:22 PM
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If I can trust any company to deliver on this in a BIG way it's Bungie. This game sounds and looks fucking awesome.

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Comment #5 by Infection Ftw
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:10:34 PM
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Bungie never seems to dissappoint =D Really looking forward to more about this.

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Comment #6 by DRNoob
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:18:16 PM
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Games usually release on Tuesdays, so that Sunday October 6, 2013 release date is probably fake.

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Comment #7 by Caramel Cardinal
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:27:20 PM
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nice to see marty hard at work, destiny will have the best soundtrack of whatever year it releases in :D

the October release gate will just be a placeholder, though i'm sure i read somewhere that they'll be releasing a game every other year from 2014, with an expansion every other year from 2015

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Comment #8 by BiggD
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:34:01 PM
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This game is going to be massive. I cannot wait.

Love you, Bungie.

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Comment #9 by Philosopher
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:36:21 PM
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Looks absolutely sick and awesome! I was waiting for MMOFPS on consoles for ages! Not a fan of Bungie and Halo at all, but this game is on top of my wish list now!

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Comment #10 by resevil239
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:37:13 PM
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PLEASE have RPG elements. Seriously, something this massive needs leveling and customization! Looks awesome. Never been a halo fan, but I'm really looking forward to this. I do have some small worries that it will end up too similar to halo, but from seeing the video it sounds like they really tried to make sure that didn't happen.

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Comment #11 by Bodom94
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:42:32 PM
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@6 Skyrim came out no a Friday, it may be rare for a came to come out on a day other than Tuesday, but it happens.

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Comment #12 by Razor Buddha
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:43:16 PM
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I wonder what well known sci-fi novel Bungie is ripping off this time. With the way Bungie handled the their last two Halo games I have no faith in them whatsoever. Because of how they made Reach we ended up with Call of Duty: Halo 4. Good luck getting that 95 metacritic score you're contractually obligated to get Bungie, it would be oh such a shame if Activision dropped you or sued you. Love to see all the fanboys crawl out the woodwork to suck their dicks though. Pretty funny.

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Comment #13 by Homaz
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 03:43:47 PM
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Bungie will rock again!

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Comment #14 by Soulreaper 1337
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 04:06:34 PM
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I will preorder this first day i can, this game looks like the shooter (or maybe online game) i have been wanting for years.

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Comment #15 by Lazy_FAQer
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 04:07:56 PM
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Looks like GOTY already:p!

& every year a sequel is released too!

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Comment #16 by Sarcastro
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 04:17:29 PM
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Good old Bungie. You create an amazing looking universe, and plant us in a boring FPS role to experience it.

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Comment #17 by Unleashed Spawn
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 04:20:21 PM
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Looks interesting hopefully will be much more story involved. Halo was good and fun but never got pulled in, this games looks like it could have great potential for a deep story and world.
Good luck

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Comment #18 by DRNoob
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 04:48:37 PM
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@11 I think Skyrim came out on November 11 to make an interesting promo: 11.11.11, so they probably got special permission. 10.06.12 isn't that interesting.

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Comment #19 by Nevander
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 04:58:23 PM
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Those things in the picture reminds me of the aliens in The Fifth Element with the big bulky armor bodies. Rofl.

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Comment #20 by BiggD
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 04:58:44 PM
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Who invited Razor Buddha?

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Comment #21 by TimJimRob
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 05:04:48 PM
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I didn't know that this is an MMO.

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Comment #22 by CASCADEYOUTH
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 05:10:02 PM
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@21 it isn't an MMO, activision said it isn't. So it must be a hybrid of some sort

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Comment #23 by SGT H0US3
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 05:20:09 PM
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love,love,LOVE bungie but just cant stand activision,so dont know how i feel about this game

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Comment #24 by TheWolf
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 05:29:49 PM
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@22 They call it a "Shared World Shooter"

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Comment #25 by LeafRaider
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 05:29:50 PM
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@6 What shit are you talking, there is literally no evidence to suggest that games usually come out on 'tuesdays' as you say. Seriously, lets take october 2012 for example. according to this ( ) 23 games (providing I can count) were released that month, guess how many were on a tuesday? Zero. So please, shut the fuck up.

Rant over.

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Comment #26 by Smurfboy
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 05:29:56 PM
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I am extremely excited about this game! I love Halo series so much that I've clocked well over 1,000+ hours playing them over the years and I'm looking forward to clock another thousands of hours into Destiny!


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Comment #27 by punkrockfox
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 05:51:01 PM
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@25 In #6's defense, I can not think of a midnight release that I attended for a game that WASN'T on a Tuesday here in the U.S. About your article... almost every single one of those games was released on a Tuesday. Are you sure you weren't referring to the date that the review for the game was released?

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Comment #28 by Mr Blonde 324
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 05:57:02 PM
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games in the us are usually released on tuesdays. games in the uk are usually released on fridays. HOW DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT?!

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Comment #29 by BrySkye
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 06:04:49 PM
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@28 hit the nail on the head.

Games in the US usually come out on a Tuesday in order to maximise the release window for the sales charts of that week.

In Europe (note that it said it was a FRENCH retailer) they are usually released on a Friday because, well, it just makes more sense at the weekend.
It's nice to get a new game and have the whole weekend to enjoy it properly.

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Comment #30 by Yourburntstar
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 06:08:52 PM
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This game does look really incredible, I cannot wait to get my hands on it.

It looks like a mix between Missions you would see on Mass Effect 2/3 by going to different planets and exploring them. and also it obviously has the look of Halo/Bungie style textures and the realism of a real living universe.

This COULD POSSIBLY make or break Bungie as a company. unless they have other games up their sleeves and they just are not announcing them. but if they are putting all their chips on this one title, I say that's a pretty big gamble for the gaming market now adays. But since it will probably be one of the first if not the first games for the New XBOX then it will have no issue selling.

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Comment #31 by Russman
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 06:09:00 PM
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I don't have a lot of friends that play games and I don't really want to play with them. I want to play the game I want to. I don't need all the social interaction crap. But the game still looks cool.

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Comment #32 by Dlark17
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 06:21:31 PM
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Alright, I wasn't sure about this thing for a long time. The high-minded speech about it being this new colossus of gaming, of them trying so hard to "transcend" Halo (which I honestly never thought was the greatest series to begin with, but whatever), all that other nonsense... None of it made me really excited about anything with Destiny.

This. This has caught me. Now I'm interested. Now I'll be watching this with a close eye, Bungie. Good luck, and godspeed.

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Comment #33 by The Bum-Mobile
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 06:34:07 PM
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Who would down vote #6? He's right. It would be silly to assume it's accurate just because there've been cases to the contrary.

As for the game, the concept are is beautiful. Hopefully the game itself turns out similarly. Sounds like Borderlands meets Star Wars, plus Bungie and a bit of Dark Souls. Sounds good to me.

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Comment #34 by The Bum-Mobile
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 06:37:26 PM
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Oh, and it would've been interesting for this to be something other than a first person shooter. I have no doubt it'll be good fun, but a good third person shooter would be welcome. Especially to see the nice customizable characters they're boasting.

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Comment #35 by typahl21
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 07:07:20 PM
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guess pirate apps werent doing it for them. pssh. guess they werent willing to commit the entire company to halo reach. this game will probably be good. but just know in the back of my mind will be the fact that this is the effort that could have gone into halo. (aka the reason anyone bought an xbox!)

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Comment #36 by JT Gregory
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 07:16:35 PM
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a lot of games in the UK are released on tuesdays sure not all of them but certainly all of the call of duty games over the past few years, Gears of war games have, halo games have etc... all of the big games that are released on the same day as they are in the US...

this game looks incredible already Bungie can really be trusted to deliver on these bg innovative concepts i really hope they pull through and create something as epic if not more epic than halo if thats even possible!

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Comment #37 by PhoenixTemplar
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 07:17:23 PM
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@12 - You love to watch fanboys sucks dick? Weird.

OT: Really interested in what Bungie has planned. Everything they've released sounds pretty innovative. Seems to have just a ton of potential.

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Comment #38 by Zoron
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 07:27:10 PM
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@30 Make or break? Bungie knows what they're doing. I mean they made Halo.

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Comment #39 by airrr13
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 08:28:50 PM
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ohhh i am liking this :)

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Comment #40 by DropDeadArtemus
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 08:42:32 PM
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You have my attention, Bungie.

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Comment #41 by PRxBeasT
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 09:58:38 PM
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Absolutely cannot fuckin wait for this game. So ready to lose myself in this new world. Say what you will but this is the only game worth while since i dunno batman AA maybe? Bioshock infinite is probably the only game left in this generation that has the hope to innovate and still treads familiar territory. This is what NEW games are supposed to be like. What a breath of fukin fresh air Jesus AMEN...

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Comment #42 by Steakslave
Sunday, February 17, 2013 @ 10:17:36 PM
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Here are my guesses for this game, which looks amazing btw:

-Complete character and weapon customization for MP and SP
-Slight RPG elements that fall in place with a persistant online game world
-Launching on next-gen as well as current-gen consoles

The only gripe I have is that Bungie couldn't make Halo 4, which admittedly was a good counterfeit of Bungie's titles but the campaign felt too much like a corridoor shooter.

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Comment #43 by GrandTheftAuto
Monday, February 18, 2013 @ 11:23:13 AM
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awesome , a future fps rpg

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US September 09, 2014
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