Ever since Microsoft announced Halo 4's impending 2012 release at E3, I can't help but feel both excitement and apprehension. Halo is without a doubt the most prized exclusive franchise for the Xbox 360. As such, it stands to reason that the success of this next trilogy will prove to be an influential factor in the overall success of the Xbox platform. With Bungie moving onto bigger and (arguably) better things with Activision, 343 Industries has some seriously large shoes to fill. While the new development studio certainly has their work cut out for them, the right approach could bring a much needed fresh take on the franchise. So, if you reading this Microsoft, here are five things to consider when developing Halo 4.