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In Destiny, men are from Mars, horrible alien robots are from Venus

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The latest trailer for Bungie’s upcoming opus Destiny takes us to the lush jungles of Venus where time-travelling alien robots called Vex are hell-bent on eradicating humanity. In Earth’s glorious, lost age that predates the events of the game, humankind terraformed our sister planet to support a vibrant array of life, and now we are returning to see what secrets may still lie dormant.

“Venus was once the site of a great discovery – a paradise. Now, it is a monument to all that we have lost,” Bungie’s blurb for the clip reads. The trailer shows off Venus’ bucolic environments, a stark contrast to the recently-revealed red dunes of Mars, and a healthy dose of Guardians dispensing mayhem against the Vex onslaught as they pour out of portals.

Destiny touches down on September 9 for PlayStation and Xbox consoles.