Tag Archives: bungie
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 14:33 GMT
Bungie will discuss the process of creating a new fictional universe for the as yet unrevealed Destiny project during a session at GDC 2013.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | 19:30 GMT
Leaked design documents show Halo developer Bungie taking a more accessible approach with its new property, Destiny.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 16:50 GMT
Xbox Live is ten years old today, but things could have been very different. According to Bungie studio manager Harold Ryan, the premium service wouldn’t have worked without Halo and the leadership of the renowned studio.
Tue, Nov 06, 2012 | 21:24 GMT
Bungie may be using DemonWare, the subsidiary of Activision-Blizzard which specializes in online software and services for videogames, for its next game, presumably titled Destiny. According to a DemonWare blog post, which has been removed, the game “is still quite like Halo” and the firm has been involved with Destiny since the early stages of the project.
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 | 18:23 BST
Destiny, the latest title in the works at Bungie, is going to either be a sandbox title or have sandbox elements, according to the developer.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 | 10:30 BST
Halo Wars may not have been original, but it put a neat spin on Microsoft’s well-known franchise. For Ensemble Studios, it was never meant to be a Halo game. Founder Tony Goodman has spent time discussing the difficult situation faced by his team.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 15:50 BST
Bungie has announced it’s seeking beta testers for its upcoming project with Activision.
Mon, Jul 09, 2012 | 00:15 BST
Keen to see what Bungie is up to? Well, you can’t, and we have no idea when you can, but you can buy merchandise about it. The enigmatic Halo developer has added a new t-shirt to its online store described as “an enigma from our future release”. The first title published under Bungie’s multi-game contract with Activision is expected in 2013, code-named Destiny, and believed to be a sci-fi shooter.
Sat, Jul 07, 2012 | 15:47 BST
Paul McCartney is composing music with Bungie, the musical legend has confirmed via Twitter. “I’m really excited to be working on writing music with @bungie, the studio that made Halo,” he tweeted. McCartney said back in January he was “working on music for a computer game.” Looks like we’ll be able to hear his compositions in Destiny, or whatever Bungie has decided to call it’s “sci-fantasy, action shooter game” series. Activision and Bungie have stated the first game should arrive in 2013, but neither party has confirmed any further details. Via Eurogamer.
Sat, Jun 02, 2012 | 16:09 BST
The Marathon trilogy for iOS can now be yours for free through the App Store. The last game in the set, Marathon Infinity was released yesterday on the service. Each title is free in standard definition, but if you want the games in a higher resolution, each will run you $1.99. There’s also a Master Chief mode for 99¢ which contains cheat options and a level select, and for another 99¢ you can get IAP for various different crosshairs. To reiterate, the games available are: Marathon, Marathon 2: Durandal, and Marathon Infinity. Thanks, Touch Arcade.
Mon, May 28, 2012 | 04:53 BST
Former Halo developer Bungie has confirmed it won’t be making a showing at E3 this year.
Thu, May 24, 2012 | 00:18 BST
Couldn’t be bothered slogging through all 27 pages of the 2010 contract between Bungie and Activision? Develop has done all the work for you. In addition to previously reported details of platform, schedule and bonuses, the contract reveals Bungie staff are free to work on a Marathon-related project; can move onto non-Activision projects after earning $750 million; that Valve, Epic and Gearbox are banned from developing ports of Activision-published titles; and that the first game has a total budget of $140 million. It’s well worth a look through so hit the link above.
Tue, May 22, 2012 | 08:56 BST
Bungie has confirmed a 2013 launch for the first game in its multiple game deal with Activision as part of its new universe.
Mon, Apr 02, 2012 | 08:35 BST
Bungie has relinquished all Halo player data services. Check out the whopping statistics the studio gathered over the years, and read its heartfelt thank you to fans.
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 | 15:02 GMT
Wed, Feb 01, 2012 | 09:05 GMT
Bungie’s confirmed the final handover of power on the Halo IP to 343 Industries will take place by March 31.
Sat, Jan 14, 2012 | 13:23 GMT
Ahead of a US House Committee discussion on SOPA next week, Firefall studio Red 5 and Destructoid will go offline on Monday for a 24 hour period in protest.
Thu, Dec 15, 2011 | 16:17 GMT
The classic Bungie Macintosh first-person-shooter Marathon 2: Durandal is now available for free on iOS. Any iOS device newer than an iPhone 3GS will be able to experience a true classic, and the predecessor to Halo.
You can pick up the game here. The game itself is free, but offers a few bonuses via in-app-purchase like HD textures. This isn’t just a slipshod port either. It offers GameCenter support as well as support for Joypad.
Fri, Dec 02, 2011 | 07:12 GMT
A free, open-source version of Halo developer Bungie’s classic Marathon trilogy has been released online. Available for Linux, Mac and PC, the pack contains an updated version of the engine, a fan remake of the first Marathon, and lovingly HD remastered versions of Marathon 2 and Marathon Infinity. The new versions sport modern features like online multiplayer including co-op; control pad support; and OpenGL shader functionality. You can grab the pack here. The Marathon series of shooters kicked off in 1994 and wrapped up in 1996, predating Halo by five years.
Thu, Oct 27, 2011 | 15:23 BST
From Halo developer to indie publisher. What’s that all about? Nathan Grayson talks to Bungie’s Bernie Yee about Bungie Aerospace.