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Bungie: Massively multiplayer action game GDC slide was a “joke”

Saturday, 5th March 2011 08:01 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Bungie’s claimed that David Aldridge’s apparent confirmation that Bungie is working on a “massively multiplayer action game” at GDC this week was a “joke”.

“In rehearsal Aldridge was convinced that everybody got the joke,” the studio said in its latest weekly update.

“It was all in the delivery, he assured us, and he was certain it was clear that he was playfully riffing off of the recent rumors. Unfortunately, most people can’t figure David out – they can’t process him. And we don’t expect them to. You can’t process David Aldridge with a normal brain. You’d need tiger blood and Adonis DNA.”

Aldridge, speaking in a session titled, “I Shot You First: Networking the Gameplay of Halo: Reach,” showed a slide saying Bungie was hiring for the project, adding that the game is not “WoW in space,” as had previously been rumoured.

You kidders. It’s going to be a giant shock when Bungie unveils a massively multiplayer action game later this year and all this turns out to be true after all.

The title is signed to Activision for the next ten years.

Thanks for the heads up, Kotaku.

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8 Comments

  1. Maximum Payne

    I first read multiplayer action game GDC slide was a “joke” and saw Joker and i thought it was for Batman:AA
    BTW:I think this is not a Joke they just dont want to be in center of attention because who knows when that game is coming out.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. monkeygourmet

    Lies! haha! Of course it’s not a joke, seems a bit childish trying to worm out of it too..

    #2 4 years ago
  3. thesamy

    this is lies for sure thay just didnt know how ppl will react and now thay see ppl is going crazy

    and im sure actision got bungi to make a game that is in a size of WOW
    becuse allmost in every place that somone going down on activion(WHORS)
    thay said thay are rich becuse of wow and not thire own games.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. monkeygourmet

    Is it confirmed PC only?

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Erthazus

    @4, No.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. AHA-Lambda

    i think they’re just covering their ass here, probably not a joke

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Toastrules

    He said it wasn’t a “Massively Multiplayer Action Game”

    But he NEVER said it wasn’t a “Massively Multiplayer Online Game”

    Technicalities? I think not…

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Bloodyghost

    lol liars.

    #8 4 years ago

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