All the developers are getting ready for the biggest gaming expo of the year, E3, which is just around the corner. One of these developers is Bungie, who will be sharing more information regarding their highly anticipated sci-fi shooter known as Destiny. Before their presentation at E3 at the Sony press conference, Bungie shared some new information about the universe of Destiny that they players will be exploring later this year.
The Destiny universe consists of several planets from our universe such as Mars, Venus, the Moon and our very own Earth.
Mars is the fourth planet from the sun and a location that can be visited in Destiny.
During the Golden Age, Mars was once home to a populated human metropolis, a massive city that now lies buried beneath the planet’s red dust, with only the peaks of its tallest skyscrapers poking out of the dunes as evidence that it ever existed. Guardians can now climb into those skyscrapers from their upper levels and venture into the depths below to discover what items and enemies may lie below the surface.
Venus used to be a scientific research facility during the Golden Age. Once a beautiful planet considered a paradise, but now it’s a reminder of what humanity has lost. The old stories say humans built an academy dedicated to learning and research on the shore of a wondrous sea, and that the water boiled up and rose to shatter the coast, washing away all that the humans had built. Now there lies a tower called the Vex Citadel that enemies called The Vex defend heavily.
Just like the ruins of Venus, we can find the ruins of humanity’s Golden Age on the surface of the moon, as well as alien structures inhabited by enemy species. The Moon is classified by The City as a “Forbidden Zone”, as early exploration attempts had proven too dangerous.
An important place during the Golden Age of outer space exploration – the original launch site for the Russian space program, and later, the launch site for colony ships during the Golden Age. Old Russia is marked by burnt, skyward steppes, surrounded by a massive, decrepit wall, and invested with Fallen and Hive. Earth is continuously under attack by various alien species. With the help of the Traveler and its mystical powers, the Guardians protect Earth and strive to recover its conquered areas.
By the looks of what we’ve seen and what we’ve heard, Destiny is going to be a memorable game which fans will enjoy playing for hours upon hours.
Destiny will be released on the 9th of September and it will be available on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.