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Activision video game 'Destiny' sets pre-order record -executive

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 12 (Reuters) - An Activision Blizzard executive said on Tuesday that its upcoming "Destiny" shooter game has set a video game industry record as the most pre-ordered new title.

Activision Publishing Chief Executive Eric Hirshberg, speaking at the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, said the game is "the most pre-ordered new IP (intellectual property) in history," according to video game retailer GameStop.

(Reporting by Malathi Nayak)