343 Industries has revealed the first details on Halo 4, due out in 2012 on the Xbox 360.
I know it's a really silly idea but I wouldn't mind seeing Cortana getting a human body in future Halo games....I mean it is the future so I guess anything is possible like maybe a organic body with a computer brain that lets her take control of the body...or something like that. Would be nice to take control of her during missions, plus they could do it in a way so she can still hack computers and help Chief when needed.
this is going to be amazing, hype is just beginning going to storm and shake the gaming industry once again.
There is more to the whole "halo" story than the current games. I'd like to actually see a game that goes back to the forerunner and the creation of the halo's and the flood. What we are playing through is somewhere in the middle of the whole story but there is an even grander back story than Reach. Reach is the story of how the covenent and humans came to fighting each other. Where did the covenenat come from and their obsession with the forerunner tech.??? As for 4, 5 and 6 I can only think 4 will be on the 360 and 5, 6 will be next gen. I hope MS can persuade Epic to make a back story for Gears and where the locusts came from and why the whole war took place. edit: I can only guess there wouldnt be any warthogs or other humans in thes next few games because they hadnt explored that far in the previous games. So it will really be a nice change to see what the lone MC does on this new technical world. I have a feeling that maybe at some point we will find out that HE is forerunner as well. "Welcome back John 117....we have watched you progress with the humans and you have done an admirable job. We have been waiting a long time for you to return."
This is going to be one epic game that for some people will be the dark ages all again out of envy and jealousy ( ps3 fansboys lol)because will destroy there games and console. Halo 4 will be huge the return of the king master chief. this game got some serious devs on it, metriod, mgs4, killzone devs etc
You just had to make a fanboy comment. While everyone else is being excited about the new halo you mention the ps3. No one is envious of the ps3 or 360, at least the adults here as they don't depend on their parents to buy them games and systems. I really think its only the kids here that live in their imaginary world where their system will some how destroy their competition and by that they get some sort of fulfillment because their lifes have so little going on.sad man sad. On topic as many mention, halos story could get a lot more exciting if they tell what happened at the beginning when it all started. It would really refresh things. Halo on the next gen should be something very special.
@kingdoms: Your comment on "milking" was Ownage of "Epic Proportion"! Comment of the friggin day!
Funny you said that because when they said they wanted to focus on Cortana and Chief more...that's the first thing I pictured. Cortana becoming human...would be a cool idea but would it make Master Chief into a lover Boy..and not a super Soldier? Also, with a dev. team of over 200 plus they've got some great devs. the graphics should be by far the best on Xbox 360 so far...I mean, if it's gonna be in 3d might as well have great graphics right? I can feel the childhood rush of joy through my veins the more I think about how awesome this game is gonna be. E3 2012 will be amazing! Sure to get an awesome demo to play.
no offence to HALO or other franchise. is this all future video games going to be like ONLY sequals?? halo 4,5,6,7,8,9 so on, and BATTLE F C 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, PORTAL 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, GOD of WAR 3,4,5,6,7,8,9, THIS NOT TROLLING BUT MORE LIKE A QUESTION will future gaming only be continuous sequals and is VARIETY of ps1,ps2 days are DEAD.
"343 reveals first Halo 4 details" But they didn't really reveal anything apart from the name lol. They are being very secretive about the whole thing which I'm not against. Seems we know everything about a game before it even hits store shelves nowadays.
I didn't expect them to reveal ANYTHING. The fact that we even got what we got in the form of knowing that Halo 4 and onward will tie in closely with the book canon from Glasslands and Cryptum and that Concept arts trailer is a miracle in itself. We're still a good year away from launch. I don't expect any solid details till maybe next year at Microsoft's X12 or the imminent GameInformer expose, which will at earliest be in February. We may get lucky and get a real trailer at the VGAs this year though, fingers crossed! Thankfully, there's Anniversary and other games to keep me from going mad.
The Matrix got it right. Three is the magic number.
I would still like more Matrix - apart from Inception and Batman the Dark knight all other movies since then have been really mediocre. Hollywood has forgot about the importance of a good solid story and a good cast - now they think that a movie worth millions to make with it being 90% CGI is what people want.
Well, i mean you people keep paying to go see those 90% CGI movies, so stop it and theyll wise up.
The Matrix should have stopped at one. Reloaded and Revolutions we're fucking terrible compared to their source material. Three is a Magic Number though, you're right, everything seems to come in three's now a days.
Um.....pretty sure Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and even Back to The Future got it right wayyy before The Matrix did in 99. Oh, and the third Matrix proves they didn't really get anything right :D
wow - 360 fans are sure thin-skinned. what a bunch of crybabies. at septic (below) - why not - if the games are good, buy them up. it's why i'll be buying UC3, resistance3 and dark souls. also why i didn't buy the pitiful RE5.
@Tanir- wrong, 2008 didnt have any kind of halo game so already you are wrong. Also wars doesn't count since its an rts,odst is a small spinoff with no new multiplayer. Halo 4's release will be 5 years since the last real numbered game.
odst it had firefight multiplayer so err you are no longer the know it all halo kid you once were you got taken down a peg........douche bag
Please make it more of Halo 3 and less of Halo Reach. I didnt like reach as much as Halo 3 and I stopped playing halo reach multiplayer very shortly after release, but I put at least 200hrs in halo 3 multiplayer and I'm playing it now cauze I missed it (didn't play it for years!)
Ohh god i cant wait for HALO 4!! So f***ing excited for this.
Halo 4: The Reclaimer Evolved just like the 1st.
The same PS3 fanboys complaining about Microsoft milking Halo will run out to buy God Of War 4 and the God Of War PSP collection, or Ratchet And Clank 5. Gran Turismo 6 or whatever it is. I never seen such a insecure bunch of people. Obviously Halo sells very well, the community is great and the competition is even better then that. Halo was evolutionary in the FPS genre for home consoles. It continues to set the bar, and just because it sells so well people get jealous. People here need to learn to be less hypocritical, you cant say one franchise is milked because you don't like the Xbox 360, then say a game franchise isn't milked when it has more or as many games, simply because it's on your preferred console. On a side note, Halo 4 is a day one buy and unlike the PS3 fanboys that spout "day one" on every Sony product, I actually buy what I say.
Most of your point makes sense Raven, and it makes me happy to see that you're talking sense for once. However (and this is the real biting point), why do you assume that everyone on N4G constitutes the entire consumer base of PS3/360/Wii/whatever? Just think about what you're saying. Hundreds of people on here talk about "Day one" and you think this counts for the millions of consumers who purchase games and don't even bother with gaming discussion boards? And beside that point, PS3 owners have a lot more choice. There is no "Halo" exclusive seller on PS3, besides GT5. PS3 has had at least 10 exclusive games already this year, some have sold great, some respectfully and some disappointly. Add other factors such as affordability (when there's more choice and varying interests it can be hard to afford), and you know, that fact that people can change their minds based on what they've seen/heard. So it's not as simple as "Halo 4 is a day one buy and unlike the PS3 fanboys that spout "day one" on every Sony product, I actually buy what I say." You're not considering all the factors and then coming up with a theory that is skewed and highly biased to begin with. You have no proof that the PS3 fans on here don't buy the game day one based on numbers that dictate an entire global consumer base. And the fact that you're saying Halo 4 is a "day one buy" makes you even more of a fanboy than you're pretending not to be. All you've seen is a CG trailer and it's from a different developer. Truly logical.
Just wondering because I hear this all the time that ps3 has all these tons of great games, with lots of variety. Heard it most of last year but by the end of the year there wasn't much desparity in total realeases, more importantly I don't think 360 would benefit much from, jrpgs and your run of the mill niche game, yesthose are good to have here and there but really micro needs more big time IPs nojust games to fill the count. Basicly I'm wondering what the typical 360 only owner missed out on ps3,...so please what are the 10 ps3 exclusive games released *already this year that you are referring to?
Firstly JOY, how do you not know this? Secondly it's not about how the Xbox 360 would benefit from these games... it's about how much more choice gamers would have. Sure Microsoft doesn't need them, they've proven that. Fans however would sure like to have more choice for the money they're paying for a console + service investment. And I don't need to but I'll give to your request: LBP 2, Killzone 3, MotorStorm Apocalypse, Yakuza 4, White Knight Chronicles II, MLB 11: The Show, InFamous 2, Trinity: Souls of Zill O’ll, Free Realms, DC Universe Online, Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel, Hyperdimension Neptunia, PlayStation Move Heroes (piece of crap, but hey). There's some more great games to come this year: Resistance 3, Uncharted 3, Ratchet & Clank: A4O, Ico/Shadow of the Colossus, Ni no Kuni: Queen of White Sacred Ash, Disgaea 4, Tales of Xillia, GOW Origins Collection. You're probably gonna come back with the typical "I don't care about/like any of those games" response, but if you can't see how that kind of extra choice could benefit 360 gamers, then you're stuck.
Sure its about "choice", but choice without value for the sake of a stat sheet is going to have minimal results. Look from almost the start of this gen, micro put out games like Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey, Infinite Undiscovery, Enchanted Arms, Last Remnant, Star Ocean, etc many of which are better rated than, the poorly rated jrpgs out this year on ps3, with the exception of Yukuza4, ...still even good jrpgs fail commercialy on 360, personally I don't like any of them, but its not just me, seems the majority of 360owners are saying "meh", look at the #'s of those games not 1, again not 1 sold over 1mil worldwide still, Blue Dragon & Lost Odyssey might be very close and look how long they been around,..the rest aren't even close. Meanwhile Fable2= 4mil, Fable3= 3+mil, Oblivion= 3+mil,.....you see what I'm getting at? Of course their are all types of 360 owners but the numbers speak for themselves, so why would micro usethe ove their far fewer studios/resources to compete game for game with sony when quite frankly they should have had a answer for KZ3 & inFamous2 so far this year because the overwhelming majority of 360 owners like me could care less about the catologue of ps3 games, like Ar Tonelico etc, hell dare I say ps3 owners didn't show much love to them either. I myself was interested in KZ3, and inFamous, didn't buy, but they are great games nonetheless, I know I'm far from the typical ps3 owner. UC3 will definitely get my money though. Variety is the spice of life but truthfully micro does NOT need to be sony,1 or 2 niche titles every now and then to satisfy the few who care but the bottom line is if you want to play alot of Neptunia you probably prefer ps3, anybody on the fence NOW would have plenty of variety to play from either platform catalogue Let's be realistic micro is smart, 360 sells for great shooters#1, great action games, great sports games, great racing games, great sci-fi/RPGs, great xbla releases, mixed with a very strong online service...this is the reason why 360 has been very popular here and the UK, so imo I just don't think most who enjoy really feel like they missed out on much from the ps3 so far this year. Did the 360 need more games this 1st half the year= hell yeah, an answer to KZ3 & infamous would have really pleased 360 owners but overall not really overmatched by ps3 TYPE exclusives so far. Again, just my opinion based on MY analysis of the data.
raven nomad was owned by raptor lol. its so sad to see a bunch of 360 fans complain all the time the last 8 months. and lol at taking a couple 100 people and pretending like they represent the millions. Typical I think what there saying is milked is how many Halos have been on 360 so far? 3,reach,Odst,wars 1 every year. also the remake which i don't count but it still is a separate disc new release. So it is what it is. The only thing i can think of is Uncharted but it will likely not get a 4th on ps3.
As long as they remove armor abilities, that was gay in reach, why not just bring back the pick ups, armor abilities suck.
I get where you're coming from, but I'm the other way around, I hated Equipment, and loved Armor Abilities. I suppose its different strokes for different folks.
I like a few of the armor abilities (jet pack, health shield, sprint), and a couple of equipment (bubble shield, trip-mine, energy drainer.)
I love all the armor abilities except for invisibility, I think that shit's kinda cheap actually. Some of the equipment was good, like the Energy Drain, I didn't care for the Bubbleshield.
As a personal point of view, Halo has been making "gay" (using your words) things from the beginning. Regenerative healt is a cancer. Does anyone here remember the Goldeneye, Doom, Quake, Duke Nukem Days when you were low on health and have to play smart to get to the next healt pack? Now, when I'm weak, I crouch like a little girl and wait for the modernity fairy to do her job.
I think it's a great idea. The Halo series is one of my favorite and most of the time puts out great releases. I've just come to accept the fact that Halo is Microsoft's Mario. And as long as Microsoft is in the games industry there always will be Halo games. Millions upon millions of people are apart of the phenomenon know as Halo, and just like Mario those millions will continue to dive into those games and universes. As for the whole milking thing if the games are still great and bring something fresh to the series, how is that bad. I played all the Ratchet and Clank games and loved most all of them. That's because Insomniac made each game great and different. So as long as the games are good keep them coming. Also I still don't think the franchise is annulized yet. Mainly because each of the games have pretty much been developed by different studios and been in development for a couple years(except Reach and ODST). They just happened to land a year after each other. I'm hopeful for Halo's future and hopefully 343 can bring something new and fresh to the franchise without ripping all of the Halo out of it.