Microsoft’s head of the Xbox division Phil Spencer is always quite receptive of the ideas he hears from the community, and today he provided a few interesting comments.
A Halo/Gears crossover would be a great idea.
I can see Master Chief in the Gears of War world Sera but not the other way around. It would be hard to implement either way.
It would definitly be dfficult to pull off but if done right could be awesome.playing as Masterchief in a third person shooter could be really cool.
they are video games they don't need to make sense , as long as its a one off that is made clear its just for the fun of it . now back to sunset overdrive bounces off car roofs and swinging on powerlines for no good reason other than fun .
Halo and gears are not even made by their original studio who made it so great. Last halo got mid 80s on meta compared to 90s halo usually gets. Still good, but not as good as it used to. And giving gears of war to studio who had has no track record and has all their game to date canned is not promising either.
Reminds me of the Mountain Dew and Doritos cross over. No joke. Look it up. Doritos flavored Mountain Dew.
First Person vs. Third Person. Just like Spies vs. Mercs. Balancing cover and jumping is the tough part. Allowing Cogs to take cover needs to have a disadvantage. Spartan jumping needs to be high enough to give them the ability to "get the high ground" aerially on Cogs. Obviously there are some other problems, like map management and levels with multiple platforms that Spartans can jump up to instantly. Evasion favors Spartans and that's something that would need to be balanced. Would definitely be a killer title to have. Halo 5 Gears Reboot Halo vs Gears It would give both studios a 3 year dev cycle between mainline entries, which we would all be grateful for. Plus they would have a killer shooter every Holiday.
I don't see this working I'd like them to stay separate releases
Could be a "Smash Bros." style shooter and it could be interesting, especially if they add other Xbox franchises too.
Agreed with both of you. I don't want the universes or stories to cross over, but I could definitely enjoy a fun mash-up.
Would have to be a MMO or an RPG. Those two games are massive.
The art styles are too different. Gears uses bulky no-neck muscleman dudebro characters, Halo goes for the more normal looking human space marines. The two wouldn't look right alongside each other.
it just takes a talented dev to pull it off. it would be a spin off. doesn't even have to feature Don or masterchief. it could be new characters.
Even with new characters, the general look would need to be preserved or IMO it would be taking too much away from each individual franchise. Art direction is a key element of any game, and you can't play around with that too much without killing the vibe of the game. Maybe Halo could bring a little color into Gears' brown world.
I think they should stay separate. They both are awesome but not in really the same way.
as long as 343 stays away, they probably release the game broken, or try and appeal to the COD fanbase
343i didn't release Halo4 broken, did they? Halo Mcc was a much bigger effort and was made in collaboration with more than 2 other studios, so stop singling 343i out. Most of the multiplayer development was handled by certin affinity but that doesn't mean they are bad devs either. One mess up doesn't mean the team are any less talented. Mistakes like these happen from time to time and Halo mcc is much better now.
Yip it would save them money making two separate titles lol cheap bastards. ..
Wth? Your profile name and pic says it all. Do us all a favor and stop trolling xbox articles. Ok?
it simply wouldnt work. One game is a gory shooter with chainsaws and monsters who will curbstomp you. The other is Halo which is a scifi shooter but the enemys seem more futuristic and I think Master Chief would last 5 minutes in the GOW world before he got a chainsaw to his face..
It was a joke lol..I own an xbone too.
Hmm that is strange. Arent the awards located in the US? Why wouldnt he go?
Probably no time? We also have to consider that this year TGA isn't as big as the previous years. It doesn't have Spike TV's support, and it's organized pretty much independently by keighley. This means that there will probably be less big world premieres than in the previous years.
Ooooh that is news to me. Well that sucks. I wonder if Uncharted 4 gameplay will be shown at playstation experience instead. @below Hell a three day event would even be better. But yeah I guess since the popularity will potentially be down for VGA, it makes a lot of sense to show your best lineup at your more hyped show. It still sucks that its not on Spike though. There are like no more gaming channels wbich really blows
I'm 99% sure that we won't see much about Uncharted 4 at TGA. Maybe a small teaser of what will be shown at PSExperience. It would be downright crazy for Sony to put a big reveal at TGA when their own event is just the day after.
Ya.. Noticed last year the event was much smaller then the previous year.. Guess spike tried it out and wasn't happy enough with the results..
But Geoff Keighley is still hyping up the event, just like he does every year. https://mobile.twitter.com/...
'Marcus revs up his chainsaw once more as he carves another flood in twain. In the distance he sees a tall green figure, Unlike anything he'd seen before. He stood silently as the rest of Delta-One moved towards him.'
as long as it's the proper Master Chief, none of that Spartan 4 crap, the armour magically changes in cyrotube, pfft...,
That is so stupid. I really hope they don't do that.
I don't see how a Halo/Gears crossover would work, maybe little easter eggs implying that they share the same universe, but nothing more, it would be really unnecessary too.
how about a racing kart game, lol?
That would be hilarious, now I want the crossover, just to see Marcus driving a tiny little Kart around.
Master Chief throwing plasma grenades and Marcus Phoenix firing The Hammer of Dawn on Master Chief's ass. That would piss some online players off lol.
I can see Halo, Gears and maybe Perfect Dark being in the same universe with different timelines and Sera being a long forgotten human colony.
I don't see a cross over as in an actual game but I do believe Master Chief and some Gears of War characters can be guest characters in Killer Instinct Season 3 for next year.
No. Just no. Put the resources into making the sequels AAA
The sequels are already AAA... FFS BTS has over 150 employees and is hiring more every day. 343i is doing the same. Big budget studios with massive budget games. AAA = Production Value.
I think both Microsoft and Sony should start a comic book universe like the marvel and DC universes for there franchises and try crossovers that way. It would make more since, and would be safer. even though I really would love to see a game cross over if it done the wrong way it could damage both franchises in the cross over.
Yes, please! I'd love comic universes from Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Have you read the inFamous and The Last of Us comics? Good stuff. I'd love more though. A weekly Ratchet & Clank or Banjo Kazooie would be excellent!
On the fence. Give us a promo gameplay of what it would look like just for shits and gets. Test the response. It could work out.
Ms running out of ideas, so mash together there old ones.
Both have good lore, but Gears of War has a far more serious tone, in my opinion. I think the styles would clash. It could work for a brawler though. Haha. Give us one of those!
Copy and paste... Yeah NOT
Halo gears crossover would be stupid. Maybe because I don't like Halo. I don't think they even match
Microsoft All-Stars Battle Royale?
I thought of this already patent pending
Halo vs Gears would make a badass RTS game. The genre makes easy to incorporate some BS side story and a premise to let all hell break lose on the battlefield. Man i would love that shit.
Gears of Halo Wars? Idk lol
Why not gears of war mechanics, with Halo guns? And play as a Spartan?
I always wondered why companies with huge portfolio's don't cross over more often. And not in the same way like Mario Kart of some off shoot game, I'm talking about an official game that features two separate characters in the same world. To me it's a no brainer especially with Companies like Capcom, Konami and Namco who have so many IP's that would be cool to see merge or characters officially meet for the first time and share a game together.
to be fair, what else can he talk about
Halo and Gear don't gel and never will. Halo looks clinical in it's atmospherics in comparison to Gears.
i love both franchises, but how in the world wold that even go together?
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