Creating an expansive, descriptive and immersive gaming universe are key factors that could make or break a new IP. GDC 2013 delivered a nice look at the concept art
for Bungie's new title, Destiny
Today, it's time to pull up your socks and get into the thick of what Destiny
is, and what we can expect from this highly anticipated title, as a plethora of details were unveiled through the official website
Long after a war ravages human colonies on Mars, Venus and Earth, you will begin a journey to understand the past, the existence of the "Traveler", and how the "Guardians of the City" was built up through the fabric of the Dark Ages.Guardians:
You can play as a Guardian, which are the protectors of the last safe bastion of hope on Earth. From a long forgotten time, ancient figures have returned to a world that has seen incredible change. All of the ancient figures are after "The Traveler", a great energy source.
You can also play as a Warlock, trying to harvest the power of "The Traveler" and discover the secrets of the Golden Age. A Titan, which is the strength and might that built the wall and are sworn to protect it and the citizens it protects.Warlock:Titan:
If you want to be a little more care-free, then play as The Hunter. A character who once avoided the law for big bounties and rewards, is now using their powers and cunning to battle the enemy.Hunter:Colonies:
Play in the new jungles of Old Russia on Earth, inquire about the secrets of the Moon, hear about the report regarding Mars and Venus from the Vanguard.Enemies:
There are many enemies within the universe of Destiny
, and as more reports surface, we will be sure to hear more about the dangers of these wartorn wastelands.The Fallen:
The Fallen are the scavengers of the universe. Constantly in the huddle of war, The Fallen roam in packs and take everything that isn't nailed down.Captain:Dreg:Vandal:The Cabal:
These vile enemies are a mystery, however certain reports state there have been sightings on Mars. More details are supposed to arise when the latest report from the Vanguard is received.Destiny
is expected to release later this year. Official report from the Vanguard is en route.