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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘343 Industries’

Halo 4 Trailer Released For New Map Pack

Though it’s often baffling that the shooter genre has spawned the most successful console franchises, a little observations could reveal why. Game franchises such as Call of Duty and Borderlands are well-supported by their developers and new content is being released for the titles on a nearly bi-monthly basis. Now, this could be a chicken-and-the-egg problem of which came first, …

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Halo 4 Spartan Ops Resumes in January

Microsoft today revealed the future of Halo 4 for the next couple of months. Of particular note is that Halo 4‘s Spartan Ops mode is going on hiatus until January. The first five interactive episodes of Spartan Ops, comprising the first half of “season 1″ have already aired. All five episodes will all be re-entered into Matchmaking, one per week, …

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Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack Coming December 10

343 Industries is certainly determined to support the Halo 4 multiplayer community. In addition to the weekly updates and story videos that accompany the game’s Spartan Ops mode, it appears that map packs for more standard multiplayer modes are coming as scheduled. Today 343 and Microsoft announced that the first Halo 4 map pack, Crimson, will be launching on December …

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New Halo 4 Trailer Details the Promethean Weapons

The last of the Halo 4 montages showing off each species’ weaponry has finally hit Halo Waypoint. We’ve already seen the UNSC weapons and the Covenant weapons in previous trailers. This week, players get a glimpse at what the new Promethean race brings to the Halo 4 arsenal. The Promethean weapons are where much of 343 industries’ design philosophy will …

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Halo 4 Producer Talks About How 343 Has Changed Halo

When Bungie completed its Halo trilogy, many gamers assumed that would be the end of the Master Chief Halo games. Sure, Bungie filled out some of the franchise’s backstory with Halo 3: ODST and Halo: Reach, but the developer was determined to let the Chief rest in peace for a while. So, when Halo 4 was announced, the reaction from …

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New Halo 4 Trailer Shows Redesigned Covenant Weapons

Today, a new Halo 4 trailer highlighting the Covenant weapons featured in Halo 4 was released. Despite their civil war and the destruction visited upon them by Master Chief in previous Halo games, the religious aliens will be back to serve as more cannon fodder for Halo 4. A similar trailer (featuring a similar dubstep score) was released more than …

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New Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn “Joyride” Preview Released

343 Industries, the developer behind Halo 4, today released the newest preview for its upcoming web series, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. The series is a prequel to the Halo videogames, and depicts UNSC recruits as they train at a military academy. The story of the series will lead into that of Halo 4, depicting how a leader on the …

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New Halo 4 Video Documentary Reveals the Prometheans

Between the trailers, live-action webseries previews, and developer documentary shorts, its hard to keep up with all the recent Halo 4 information coming out of Microsoft and 343 Industries. This week, the developers at 343 Industries preview the concepts behind, and the work that went into, creating the newest Halo baddies. Dubbed the Prometheans, they will use their bionic abilities …

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New Halo 4 Trailer Shows Behind-the-Scenes Footage

Many gamers are trepidatious about one of the biggest video game franchises changing developers, but Microsoft is out to convince everyone that Halo is in good hands. Halo 4 is the most anticipated Xbox 360 game of 2012, and many details about the game are already known. A live-action web series called Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn will build a …

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