Mania.com writes: There's been plenty of skepticism surrounding the handing off of Microsoft's flagship franchise from originator Bungie to new comer 343 Industries. Understandable, given how sure fire the former has been in crafting memorable, must have exclusives over the past decade. I can categorically put that fear and hesitation to bed. Halo 4 offers much of what fans have come to expect and expands it in meaningful ways, breathing new life to a multiplayer offering that's been around for longer than this console generation. Every aspect of the game has been dialed up to eleven in order to keep the formula from spoiling. Let's dive right in to the specifics.