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Hardware: Shipbreakers marks 'the dawning of a new era in 3D RTS,' developer says

Hardware goes stand-alone<p>Blackbird Interactive's upcoming sci-fi strategy game, <i>Hardware: Shipbreakers</i>, will be a stand-alone downloadable title that will mark "the dawning of a new era in the 3D RTS game experience" that shares its DNA with <i>Homeworld</i>, according to Blackbird's Dan Irish.<p>A trailer for …

Bungie discusses cross-gen Destiny

Bungie's all-new shooter Destiny will be released on both current- and next-generation consoles, but will there be differences between the two versions?<p>Discussing this with X360 Magazine, Bungie design director Joseph Staten teased that more specifics will be divulged at the 2013 Electronic …

Destiny 2 - the best weapons and how to get them

Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or a complete novice, Destiny 2 is <i>finally</i> here. We’re locked and loaded and ready take back everything the Cabal Red …

Hitman: Absolution AI developed to create story-driven yet spontaneous combat scenarios

Animations for non-player characters in <i>Hitman: Absolution</i> were pre-scripted and story-driven, but still melded with a responsive AI for combat in order to create realistic "breathing" moments, according to members of the development team.<p>Speaking in a panel today at the 2013 Game Developers …

More Destiny at E3

Today during a Game Developers Conference panel, Bungie teased it will share more information about its new action-shooter Destiny at the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo, which runs June 9-11.<p>"See you at E3," Destiny writer and director Joe Staten said.<p>Bungie also shared a host of Destiny …

Bungie melds fantasy, Tarkovsky, and space wizards in 'Destiny' concept art

After moving on from the <i>Halo</i> franchise, studio Bungie announced a new project in February of this year. Called <i>Destiny</i>, it combines first-person shooter mechanics with more MMO-like qualities, asking players to help protect the last remaining city on Earth in the far future. While we've already seen …

Destiny - early sketches & concept images

How Bungie shaped Destiny from fantasy to 'mythic sci-fi' world

When Bungie set off on its journey to build an all-new universe for <i>Destiny</i>, the mythic science fiction, "shared world shooter" it unveiled earlier this year, it started with a more traditional fantasy concept starring wizards, grub lords and giant frogs battling in ancient settings.<p>Bungie also …