Destiny's newest trailer features seven-plus minutes of gameplay

Those who preorder at GameStop will get a free in-game vehicle upgrade.

Among a surge of Destiny news, Activision has released a lengthy new video featuring more than seven minutes of gameplay from Bungie's upcoming first-person shooter.

The gameplay in the video comes from a cooperative Strike mission in The Devils' Lair. We see a trio of players take on a variety of enemies in both indoors and outdoors environments, and get a look at some of the objectives that have to be dealt with along the way.

In addition to the release of the video, Activision announced a GameStop-exclusive preorder bonus for Destiny. Members of the free Power Up Rewards program who preorder the game will get the Upgraded Sparrow, a customized transport vehicle that is faster, more durable, and has a better boost than the regular version of the Sparrow.

The Upgraded Sparrow will be available to UK customers who preorder Destiny at Game.

Following a recent update to Destiny's website that provided new details on classes and enemies, we learned today that Bungie is hoping to allow PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 players to carry their progress over to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, respectively. Those four platforms are currently the only ones in the works, although a PC version has not been ruled out altogether.

For more on Destiny, check out GameSpot's latest preview.

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136 comments
3dmatrixgamer
3dmatrixgamer

Every body call its a borderland but forgot that borderland has an MMO mechanics in FPS genre.

Williams0907
Williams0907

So the big announcement was just a 7 minute video clip?

kidflash2000
kidflash2000

Okay sometimes other "gamers" really annoy me. Seriously this game looks pretty beast, and the two demos we have seen only total up to like 12 minutes and ya'll are complaining before even playing it? Ungrateful jerks.

Brakkyn
Brakkyn

I realize there's no actual cover system, but nobody--PC's and NPC's alike--seemed too concerned with taking cover.  It was run-and-gun, stand-out-in-the-open and get shot/shoot things almost the entire time.  If that one guy hadn't been dropped midway through the video, I'd have been certain they used some type of something-or-other to make themselves invincible.

styymy
styymy

Lance Reddick's (Fringe) voice for the narration was a nice touch.

pupi0828
pupi0828

I can't really see that next gen stuff that they are speaking about. Sure the graphics looks good, but except from that. I can imagine that the game is fun, but I see nothing next gen in this gameplay.

Rafficus_III
Rafficus_III

I'll pre-order this, but certainly not from Gamespot.

gamer6130
gamer6130

Awesome can't wait for this game.

ivanitsky
ivanitsky

Wow... No wonder they are not over marketing this to Xbox One... There is no need. Wow... Reminds me of Halo 4 which Bungie did not do along with a splash of the earlier Halo games that Bungie was involved. It makes me wonder... so many similar assets being used... They must have walked with big parts of development in their pockets as they left MS. I mean really... sim. grenades, cloaking, enemy deaths, your own private oracle, etc... Looking forward to this game on Xbox One. It will feel like an old friend. I just hope the story will improve the experience even more. I will give it a chance for sure.

noigel
noigel

I have the feeling that it is like the early ultra-realistic design for borderlands, and BL2 looks (still) a lot more fun... we'll see...

Freeze-dried
Freeze-dried

Nothing about that footage makes me want to buy the game.

VakarianGirl
VakarianGirl

Am I the only one who thinks that the shot at the start of the three craft orbiting the planet is really, REALLY dumb?  Like they would be hovering that close to one another, while ORBITING a planet.  Sooo stupid......

Edit:  Boy, he sure made certain to look around at the static vistas, didn't he??  LOL......

Edit 2:  Who.....whoah, wait - did it just go to third-person briefly for a power he used?  LOLOL.....

Sl4cka
Sl4cka

So, basically Planetside 2 with mobs and prettier graphics.

IndySandbagTrik
IndySandbagTrik

Looks good-ish, but after TF everything just seems in slow motion.


Regardless, I'll buy day one - can't go wrong with Bungie! (for PS4).

predatorGS
predatorGS

I always find that fps movement on consoles look very awkward.

RELeon
RELeon

Looks like a great game, but I think The Division has my vote. At least they were kind enough to listen and put it on PC. Still, I think this game will turn out pretty awesome.

Bazongaman502
Bazongaman502

Seems like its basically Borderlands with better looking graphics. Not saying Borderlands is a bad game, but I was expecting something... you know, different.

Still excited for the game

wallacom
wallacom

Well, Sony fanboys gave Titanfall the nickname "CoD with Mechs." So I guess this is "Halo with Loot."

GH05T-666
GH05T-666

Awesome, cant wait to play this.

Destiny is my most anticipated new game of the year.

I also cant wait to play Watch Dogs, Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros.

DeadrisingX1
DeadrisingX1

Looked very nice, and I liked the music. It reminded me of Halo at times.
Unfortunately, it wasn't very exciting to watch.

Raged4Life
Raged4Life

What is this, with all the odd cinematic camera angles I mean? When I first heard about this game I got a little excited over the possibilities and potential..., but It looks just like borderlands. Something about this video just seems off too. Like those pre rendered videos of games that never were. The way the player and characters move just doesn't seem natural.

eternal_napalm
eternal_napalm

Nice! Can't wait! I hope to see the hub where we are in third person and how ingame economy works soon. Gonna be friggin massive  

thatguy2001
thatguy2001

I could not wait for the video to end. That looks like one boring game.

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

looks a lot like Borderlands but with a serious tone and non-cell shaded graphics. mite b kool

the presence of an enemy that's called "The Fallen" brings back painful memories of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

XNEXUS666X
XNEXUS666X

Must say, I'm losing interest the more I see of this game, too many magical weapons for me.

shiss27
shiss27

I am amused once again. Question: is there cross platform online gameplay?

omar_q
omar_q

Graphics look a lot more polished than last time.

nurnberg
nurnberg

Game looks decent albeit a bit generic.

Alecmrhand
Alecmrhand

YAY! I totally preordered at Gamestop on Dark Souls II release night.  I want my sparrow upgraded YO!

spartanx169x
spartanx169x

What do you have when you add Halo + Borderlands +Star Wars with a little bit of Defiance?   You get Destiny.  None of that is a criticism.

AuronAXE
AuronAXE

Looks alright, and we probably have only seen like 1% of the content.

pharoe777
pharoe777

Looks pretty good, a lot like borderlands (which I enjoyed very much)... I will def pick up a copy.

btroof
btroof

looks alright......Bungie should have just kept Halo

vlainstrike
vlainstrike

Why is every video I watch on this site filled with lag while the exact same vid is lag free on youtube (even at high resolution)? It's been like this ever since you guys overhauled the website.

fadgebadger
fadgebadger

It doesn't look very "next gen" does it?

MBirdy88
MBirdy88

@pupi0828  Its an mmo-fps ... that in itself is a rarity.

... you realise though, that new hardware does not mean "innovation" or "next-gen" ... there is no such thing.

Decko5
Decko5

@Sl4cka  Every game is basically another game with a different something. Shut up. 

uchihasilver
uchihasilver

@NorseLax09  you know what i thought the exact same thing xD i still say the division looks way better 

tguinn20
tguinn20

@wallacom Halo with Loot = Borderlands lol. So what is this then, Borderlands 3?

IndySandbagTrik
IndySandbagTrik

@DeadrisingX1  Was boring as shit to watch... jesus... they target enemies so slow it hurts.


Get some demo guys who sprint/use cover/are faster Bungie.

praneet1
praneet1

@thatguy2001  Yeah I agree. Kind of like all the Halo games mashed together. Oh wait, it's from Bungie. :|

VakarianGirl
VakarianGirl

@Spartan_418  The presence of an enemy that's called "The Fallen" brings back painful memories of game devs who have no imagination, to me.  :-/

VakarianGirl
VakarianGirl

@XNEXUS666X  Yeah, this.  They need to make a hard sci-fi game for a change.  Siiiiiiiiiiiigh.

CrouchingWeasel
CrouchingWeasel

@vlainstrike  

I've left numerous posts in their forums & in articles about the fucking atrocious quality of their video streaming & the only thing I can gather from all of that is that they couldn't give a fuck. No responses, not even an acknowledgement that  something needs to be done. When a video in what passes for HD here can't even stream properly at over 600kb/s then something is seriously wrong.