Destiny is a shared-world shooter, the first of its kind. It’s an action-adventure game where you are both the main character and the creator of the story. Destiny will be released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 video game consoles on September 9, 2014
As a Guardian, you will traverse the planets and stars, fighting for our survival and to keep hope alive. That doesn’t mean you have to do it alone. If you wish to, you can play Destiny completely alone, or you can go in with a fire-team of you and up to two others. Players can seamlessly be matched into your game to help you fight and explore. Public events will also be available to participate in at your leisure. The game includes multiplayer modes like, Skirmish, Rumble, Salvage, Clash, Combined Arms, Control, and Iron Banner. Destiny is your story; you craft it and wield it. Use it well. Be Brave.
Glimmer was once a source of power during the Golden Age. Now it is used as the main currency in The Last City, Earth. Destiny Glimmer is used to purchase items from venders in The Last City.
Guardians earn Glimmer from killing enemies in all game modes, for completing any mission, All PVP wins in the Crucible. It can also be found in various chests.
After defeating a great foe you will not leave unrewarded. Objects of blue and gold will appear. These glittering items are what will help fuel and progress your Guardian. The blue ones are known as Glimmer. Glimmer can also be found in chests hidden in various places throughout the world. The gold ones are simply called loot. Loot will be dropped when you defeat powerful foes. It will contain some sort of weapon, maybe even armour.
On top of those, you will also be able to recover things such as Orbs of Light, engrams (mysterious puzzles), and ammunitions.