The shooter, which looks a lot like "Halo," gets a heck of a boost by a spirited live-action reading of Kipling
Not that it needs it, but the highly anticipated videogame "Destiny," from the folks behind "Halo" and "Call of Duty," have pulled out all the stops for the game's first trailer.
Not only does the 60-second teaser mix live-action with graphics — unusual for a videogame — it's got some big names behind it.
"Iron Man's" Jon Favreau directs, and Giancarlo Esposito — best known as Gus Fring from "Breaking Bad" — is seen reading "the really important part" of "The Law for the Wolves" by Rudyard Kipling, presumably to his son.
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The Activision and Bungie collaboration is scheduled to be released next year, and the connection to the latter developer is not subtle — the in-game content looks suspiciously similar to "Halo."
Activision plans to release an additional trailer for “Destiny” during Sony's press conference at E3, on June 10 that features actual gameplay.
Here's the trailer: