There will be three playable races in Destiny: Humans, Awoken, and Exo.
You can mix and match these races with your guardian class. This means you could have a Human Warlock, an Exo Hunter, or even an Awoken Titan.
Described as being relatable, tough, and uncomplicated.
Ex. Military, Sports Stars, Action Heroes
Described as being exotic, beautiful, and mysterious.
Ex. Elves, Vampires, Ghosts, and Angels
Described as being sinister, powerful, and tireless.
Ex. Undead, Master Chief, and the terminator