Submitted by fusible 855d ago | news

Microsoft secretly registers Halo Spartan Assault domains like SpartanAssault.net

There is a lot of buzz about Halo with E3 less than two weeks away. Microsoft is expected to reveal Halo 5 but is not expected to share anything more about Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Halo TV series, of which little is known about. It does appear however the company is up to something related to Halo ahead of E3 that is called Halo: Spartan Assault, according to several domain names Microsoft privately registered through the brand protection company MarkMonitor. Among the latest names Microsoft registered in late May, are SpartanAssault.net, HaloSpartanAssault.com and Halo-SpartanAssault.com. (Culture, Halo)

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ltachiUchiha  +   855d ago
I thought they said, "No Talking About TV At E3?" Lol
GameCents  +   855d ago
Registering domains means they wanna talk about it at e3? Please explain this logic to me.
ltachiUchiha  +   855d ago
Well its like their teasing us to get ready for a halo type announcement at e3. If its not the game then its about the tv series that their going to make which is talking about tv lol. Catch my drift mate? Cheers.
GameCents  +   855d ago
So they are teasing it by registering the domain...in secret? You want them to wait until after E3 to register domains for their TV series? Wait until someone else registers it and then have to pay that person to have it?
By not announcing the registration of a domain they are telling us that they plan on talking about tv at e3? Is that the gist of your logic here?
The stupid lengths people go to to troll is dumbfounding.
Perjoss  +   855d ago
It might be a game based on the TV series.
Sitdown  +   855d ago
"Where are you getting this from"?

iNcRiMiNaTi  +   855d ago
They could've meant that their conference isn't about TV but E3 isn't on just a single day. They can talk about their other plans at smaller venues and to those interested.
KonohagakureFC  +   855d ago
Well a new Halo game at E3 wouldn't exactly be surprising
tuglu_pati  +   855d ago
that's correct and i hope not to see one this year. It needs to rest for a bit and this is coming from one of the biggest Halo Fans
LAWSON72  +   855d ago
Maybe you, I want a Halo 2 anniversary because Halo 4 needs all the help it can get.
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HALOisKING  +   855d ago
i want to see halo 2 at e3 for xbo or a new halo title
Cam977  +   855d ago
Same old same old MS.
They've been relying on this franchise too long, how many are there, 8? Why don't MS bring new franchises onto the table?!
HALOisKING  +   855d ago
only 6 fps halo games
Gridloc  +   855d ago
Bungie had enough and moved on. So MS had to find a studio that couldn't come up with their own ideas to keep Halo alive. Not the first time MS used different developers on their same old stable of games.
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tuglu_pati  +   855d ago
How do you feel about GOW, FF, GT Series?
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kingmushroom  +   855d ago
@tuglu_pati ....and Uncharted and Resitace and killzone.

I feel they have a better story graphics and Game mechanics than anything found in the entire halo series.

just saying.
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LAWSON72  +   855d ago
A studio that could not come up with their own ideas, the studio was made by MS with the focus on Halo. Why the hell do you think their name has 343 in it? Thats right you probably dont know.
go home your drunk
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tuglu_pati  +   855d ago
@ kingmushroom

I give you Uncharted which i enjoyed a lot. But Killzone and Resistance, meh.

just saying.
Perjoss  +   855d ago
Its all about supply and demand, people demand Halo, the sales figures (and review scores) always reflect that, so Microsft supply us with it. If you dont like Halo, well then that's just too bad, there are plenty of other great franchises out there for you.
BattleReach  +   855d ago
I bet this is something for the 360. They said they would make a big announcement for the 360, right?
GamingAngelGabriel  +   855d ago
Halo 4 is only 7 months old. They aren't announcing Halo 5. Like HaloisKing said, maybe they'll announce Halo 2 HD.
DeadlyFire  +   854d ago
Halo 2 HD or Halo Spartan Assault tie in as another FPS spin off maybe.
from the beach  +   855d ago
Halo: Dawn Approach
stamps79  +   855d ago
I hope it's another Halo RTS.
GreenRanger  +   855d ago
It could be a game of the new series.
kingmushroom  +   855d ago
you know Halo's just that franchise that can keep selling for ever like mario. cus they just keep making halos left and right and people buy the stuff.
Bluepowerzz  +   855d ago
halo needs to die
SpideySpeakz  +   855d ago
Different day, same Halo.
While, as long as the Casuals keep buying it, then it'll never go away.

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