Halo 4 Review

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It’s very nice to have the Master Chief back where he belongs in the Halosphere. The past few entries with Bungie at the helm have dabbled with other Spartan and Helljumping characters, but with 343 Industries now steering the ship, Halo 4 brings the franchise back where it began: Master Chief and Cortana battling to save the universe and themselves. It’s that second bit that creates the most intriguing elements in Halo 4, the reasons for which I’ll get into later, because everything else feels instantly familiar. The … [Read more...]

Halo 4 “War Games Map Pass” to Give Discounted Multiplayer Maps

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When Master Chief makes his Xbox 360 return in Halo 4 on November 6, another beloved feature will re-emerge on the console: the 'season pass' concept giving members discounted multiplayer maps for their up-front commitment to future downloads. Today, Microsoft announced the Halo 4 War Games Map Pass, which will give owners a 15 percent discount on all the multiplayer content slated to hit Halo 4 in the months to come. The Map Pass is included as part of the Limited Edition Halo 4 game, but not the console … [Read more...]

New Halo 4 Multiplayer Details: “Infinity Multiplayer” Experience

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As Xbox 360 owners look forward Halo 4 info from E3 next month, details are already slipping out early regarding the game's multiplayer aspects. The Halo 4 multiplayer info surfaced as part of Microsoft detailing some of the features of the Halo 4 Limited Edition, which you can pre-order today from Amazon). The Halo 4 Limited Edition puts players in the boots of a Spartan-IV aboard the UNSC Infinity, which acts as the hub of the Halo 4 multiplayer career. The hub of the Halo 4 multiplayer experience is the UNSC … [Read more...]

Halo 4 Release Date Unveiled: Nov. 6 – Worldwide

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Halo 4 finally has an official release date -- and one that will be worldwide, not just in North America. The official Halo 4 release date: Nov. 6, 2012. Halo 4 marks the return of legendary hero Master Chief. Set four years after the events in Halo 3, Master Chief returns to confront his destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe. “We are beginning a new saga with Halo 4 and embarking on a journey that will encompass the next decade of Halo games and experiences,” said Phil … [Read more...]