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Posts Tagged Halo 4


Halo 4 Review – Aging superhero

Microsoft has made no effort to hide the fact that Halo 4 is the most expensive game they’ve ever produced.

By John Robertson | 1 Nov 2012 | 2

Halo 4 is Microsoft’s most expensive ever game

Here’s a neat bit of trivia you can use to impress your fiscally-geeky friends: Halo 4 is the most expensive game that Microsoft has ever produced.

By John Robertson | 26 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4′s ‘map pass’ covers nine multiplayer maps

The ‘War Games Map Pass’ for Halo 4 will already be included in the ‘limited edition’ release of the game, but here are more details  for those who want to buy it as a stand-alone piece of DLC.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

The Forerunners say hello in Halo 4′s gameplay trailer

If you were watching “Sons of Anarchy” in the US this evening (I wasn’t, because I live in a small box in the woods) then you may well have caught sight of a Halo 4 gameplay trailer.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Miller’s Halo 4 trailer is a primer on Master Chief lore

Microsoft has been making a big noise about getting David Fincher (Fight Club, Alien 3) to produce this Halo 4 trailer, and Tim Miller (visual effects for Scott Pilgrim vs.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Oct 2012 | 1

Microsoft targets Halo 4 pirates with bans

If you’re excited for Halo 4, it perhaps didn’t escape your attention that copies of the game were leaked over the weekend.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Let Halo 4 whisk you away to Europe

Microsoft and 343 Industries are organising a somewhat weird promotional effort in which 20 European-based Halo 4 fans will be spirited away to an as-yet-undisclosed location on the continent.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

These Halo 4 weapons are positively Promethean [Video]

In this third look at the multifaceted, multiplayer arsenal of Halo 4, we get to see Promethean weaponry in action.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4 [Preview] – Can 343 Master the Chief?

Halo’s new craftsman, 343 Industries, is playing a bit of a no-win game.

By John Robertson | 28 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4 shows off its UNSC arsenal [Video]

You’ve already seen the Covenant weaponry selection for Halo 4′s multiplayer (you haven’t?

By Peter Parrish | 25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Covet these Covenant weapons in Halo 4 [Video]

Covenant weaponry is, of course, making its return for Halo 4′s multiplayer madness.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4 details the Prometheans [Video]

Previous Halo titles have talked about the Prometheans and the Forerunners, but in Halo 4 they will be the main antagonists.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4′s “Celebrity Gaming Night” shows the industry still lacks star power

Yesterday night Microsoft held what it’s calling a Celebrity Gaming Night in Manchester, UK.

By John Robertson | 7 Sep 2012 | 3

‘Grifball’ will be an official multiplayer mode in Halo 4

Community-created future sport ‘Grifball’ will have its own official multiplayer mode in Halo 4, according to developer 343 Industries.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

New Halo 4 multiplayer action on ‘Exile’ map [Video]

If that cryo-sleep nonsense wasn’t really enough ‘proper’ Halo 4 for you, then you should at least enjoy this footage from the Penny Arcade Expo, showing a new map (‘Exile’) in action.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

The troubled cryo-sleep of Halo 4 [Video]

The latest teaser for October’s live-action Halo 4 ‘Forward Unto Dawn’ deals with the lovely subject of sleep.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Aug 2012 | 1

Play Halo 4 before it’s released at MLG Fall Championship

Major League Gaming has announced that Halo 4 will be part of the MLG Fall Championship in Dallas, Texas.

By John Robertson | 29 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4′s live-action ‘Forward Unto Dawn’ series teased [Video]

The Halo 4 themed live-action series ‘Forward Unto Dawn’ will debut online on 5 October, but of course there’s going to be a series of teaser footage to keep you occupied until then.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4 Achievements revealed

I’ll say it now. The list below does contain some minor spoilers, so avert your eyes if you’re one of those people looking forward to enjoying Halo 4′s story.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4 Original Soundtrack and Special Edition Remix Album Coming 22 October

Microsoft and 343 Industries, in conjunction with new soundtrack partner 7Hz Productions, today announced the “Halo 4” Original Soundtrack (OST) produced by composer Neil Davidge of Massive Attack fame will be available online and in stores on 22 October.

By Press Release | 22 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4′s ‘Prelude’ trailer goes fully instrumental [Video]

Microsoft has made an interesting stylistic choice with this latest Halo 4 video, ostensibly about the ‘making of’ the game.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Aug 2012 | 1

Halo 4′s multiplayer ‘specialisations’ revealed

Halo 4′s multiplayer mode will add a pseudo-class system to the long running series.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Aug 2012 | 1

This special Halo 4 console bundle is quite pricey

Big fan of Master Chief? Need a new 320gb Xbox 360 console in your life?

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

E3 2012: Halo 4 [Preview]

The Halo 4 E3 demo begins with all the pomp and masculinity we’ve come to expect from Microsoft’s crown jewel of a space marine series.

By John Robertson | 6 Jun 2012 | 2

Microsoft: Halo 4 will revolutionise storytelling and multiplayer

According to Microsoft and 343 Industries, Halo 4 will “redefine and revolutionise the way people think about storytelling and multiplayer gameplay.”
Well… I hope they’re right.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Microsoft E3 2012 Press Conference round-up

Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference is over, and we’ve rounded up all the news for you in one tidy list.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4′s alien jungle demoed at Microsoft E3 conference

Microsoft’s E3 press event has kicked off with some gameplay from the much-anticipated Halo 4.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | 3

IncGamers Podcast #82

If, as The Shamen sang, “E’s are good” then surely three of them must be even better?

By Paul Younger | 31 May 2012 | Comments Off