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First screens of X-Men Destiny leaked

These screens came from a youtube video that has been taken down due to a copyright claim by Activision. Click the link to see more X-Men Destiny screen grabs.

Now if only we had confirmation as to what platforms the game is coming to.

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X-Men: Destiny, first details

Details come from OXM:

  • focus on the “tough decisions that an average X-Man has to make.”
  • game will take place during a time of high anti-mutant sentiments and hate crimes against them
  • X-Men have recently suffered a devastating loss
  • players will control the child of a “human zealot” who hates mutants, have a choice between three different characters to play as
  • players can modify the powers of their mutant by collecting genes of other mutants

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GameStop lists X-Men Destiny for PS3, Xbox 360, DS and Wii – along with product description

In the action-RPG X-Men Destiny, you control the fate of a new mutant in the X-Men universe. Every choice has a consequence, as your destiny is determined through the decisions you make as you advance through the game. Play as one of three new characters in X-Men lore, each one of whom must come to terms with his or her unique background and powerful mutant identity while uncovering the truth behind an epic event that threatens to tear apart the tenuous peace between humanity and mutant kind. Evolve and customize your core mutant powers with an opportunity to earn and equip “X-genes” to expand and alter your power base. Choose which path to take in key moments that impact your story and how other characters respond to you. Fight alongside and against famous mutants from the X-Men comics, including Wolverine, Cyclops, Emma Frost and more. Will you choose to follow the teachings of the X-Men to unite mutants and humans, or will you usher in a new age of mutant domination with Magneto’s Brotherhood? YOU decide.

Choose from three different characters to play, all with unique history and personalities
Define and evolve your own X-Men mutant through choice and customization
Align with either the X-Men or the Brotherhood of mutants
Select, expand and enhance your powers as you customize your abilities and earn upgrades
Your decisions shape the story and change the world around you

Some destinies are chosen. Your destiny is yours to define

Not a confirmation of the which platforms it will really come out on, but more often than not these listings turn out to be true.

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X-Men: Destiny – Destiny Trailer

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Activision announces development of several titles for 2011

During the company’s Q3 earnings call Activision revealed several titles, aside from a new Call of Duty, that are in development for 2011. None of these should come as a surprise to anyone even remotely familiar with Activision’s annual releases but they are worth mentioning.

  • New games in the “Hero” franchise
  • New Spider-Man title
  • New Transformers title
  • X-Men: Destiny (in development by Silicon Knights)

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X-Men: Destiny – Reveal Trailer

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Marvel and Activision announce X-Men: Destiny, more info coming later today

New Game Gives Players Unprecedented Control of Their Fate

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct 07, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ — A new breed of mutant heroes will invade game consoles next fall in X-Men(TM): Destiny, from Marvel(TM) Entertainment and Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). The all-new original video game casts players as new mutant recruits in a rich, branching storyline that features a deep element of choice and gives players ultimate control of their destiny. Attendees of New York Comic-Con, which is going on now through October 10, can get a sneak peek of the game in Activision’s booth #1833. In addition, fans can learn more about the original storyline which is being penned by acclaimed Marvel X-Men: Legacy writer Mike Carey, during the Marvel Games Panel on Saturday, October 9, at 10:45 a.m. in Room 1A06.

For more information on X-Men: Destiny tune in to IGN.com on Thursday, October 7, as well as the game’s official website at www.XMenDestiny.com. More news will also be shared with the Hero HQ community on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/heroHQ.

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