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Halo 4 - "Ragnarok" Multiplayer Map Walkthrough With 343i

Lead Multiplayer Level Designer at 343 Industries Kynan Pearson walks IGN through a modified but familiar large-scale competitive map. Weapon distribution differs from the past, as does the variety of vehicles. 343 recreated the geometry almost identically to the original, with rock shapes differing in minor ways throughout the map. The most significant addition is the inclusion of the Mantis. (Halo 4, Xbox 360)

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BALLARD32  +   717d ago
Personally, I would rather have Blood Gulch but it looks good nonetheless.
wwm0nkey  +   717d ago
With the DMR being a loadout weapon Blood Gulch would be a terrible choice since the DMR can easily ping you from far ranges, now if it was only the BR as the starting weapon? Sure why not but due to the DMR being there another Blood Gulch remake would end up worse than it did in Reach.

(Also Valhalla is considered by Bungie to be the successor to BG)
BALLARD32  +   717d ago
Yeah you're probably right. I knew that Valhalla was supposed to be similar to Blood Gulch but nothing is the same as the classic Halo: CE and Halo 2 versions.
Knight_Crawler  +   717d ago
Blood Gulch is probably (IMO)the best mutliplayer map ever made in shooter history - the balance of the map is just perfect.

But I am glad that 343i is not messing with it at leaving it alone...making a new one or messing with it would be like adding a beard to the Mona Lisa...I can see the back lash the 343i would get if the remade it.
MerkinMax  +   716d ago
Blood gulch is only as balanced as the weapons you put on it. If everyone spawns with DMRs which are basically mini snipers in terms of range, an open map like turns bad. Open areas will no longer be used, spawns will suck etc.
hennessey86  +   717d ago
I am going to
Get killed a lot while admiring those stunning graphics.
FarCryLover182  +   717d ago
Play in forge and admire to your hearts content without the threat of death.... unless someone wants to drop a tank on your head.
Straightupbeastly  +   717d ago
Best looking game this gen hands down
MasterD919  +   717d ago
I like that they altered the landscape a bit...Rather than being overly-green like Valhalla was, you can tell they made it look more earthy with grass patched unevenly. I forgot how great this map looks.

I'd still love to see High Ground or The Pit remade, but this works great, especially with the Mantis (mech).

And Blood Gulch has been in 2 (if not more) Halo games already...so it makes sense why it wouldn't be included. Plus, with Forge, I'm sure it will be recreated again in Halo 4.
Summons75  +   717d ago
Blood Gultch was in Halo CE and Halo2. The one in Halo Reach was complete trash and nothing like Blood Gultch. They need to make a true remake of the map. That and Sidewinder
MasterD919  +   717d ago
I can agree that the one in Reach didn't feel like Blood Gulch, but at this point I'd rather see another completely different map remade. And Halo 4's forge will probably have one made eventually (which will probably be better than Reach). It's just a large area of land and 2 bases on opposite sides. Not too hard to make...

Sidewinder however, is an absolutely amazing map that clearly they forgot about during the map brainstorming. It's HUGE but it absolutely destroys the Avalanche and Snowbound maps in Halo 3.
007Bond  +   717d ago
They need to remake or bring back the greatest map of all time LOCKOUT or BLACKOUT.
Dread  +   717d ago
I bet they do it throguh DLC in a few months with a different name and atmosphere.
Balcrist  +   716d ago
they'll be done through Forge, not dlc... Blackout is in reach if you take the time to look it up... though you can only use it for custom games... still, it would've been nice to play it in matchmaking...

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