With Destiny, game developer Bungie is leaving Halo behind and introducing a brand-new science fiction universe. With E3 a few weeks away, we’ll get to see the first Destiny gameplay, but first Bungie has decided to pique our interest with a live-action/CGI trailer entitled “The Law of the Jungle.” They also decided to bring in some A-list talent. The trailer is directed by Jon Favreau, and features actor Giancarlo Esposito, who was incredible on Breaking Bad and is wasted on Revolution. Of course, Favreau is also an executive producer on Revolution, so the partnership makes sense.
While we haven’t seen a whole lot about Destiny yet, what we have seen has me intrigued. For some reason I could never get into the Halo games, but Destiny has my attention. Here’s the brief blurb that accompanies the trailer: