Tag Archives: halo 4
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 11:55 BST
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 10:10 BST
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries feels that there could be space for micro-payment items in its shooter franchise. However, Dan Ayoub has stressed that nothing has been discussed on the matter yet.
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 00:25 BST
343 Industries is offering an advance preview of the upcoming Castle multiplayer map via a livestream today. The broadcast begins at 5:00PM PDT; check it out on 343 Industries’ Twitch channel or via the embed through the break. The DLC map launches on April 8, US time, and will set you back 800 MS points if you don’t have a season pass. Certain Affinity seemed pretty proud of it when Dave spoke to the DLC developer recently.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 06:04 BST
Halo 4′s Castle Map Pack DLC is out April 8, and VG247′s Dave Cook has spoken with 343 Industries and Certain Affinity about what it takes to make the perfect map.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 08:43 BST
McFarlane toys will release a 9″ figure of the Didact, Halo 4′s villain, in September. GameInformer reports the oversized-foe comes with a bundled code to unlock exclusive content in the Xbox 360 exclusive, but there’s no word on what kind of material it provides. However, if you need something to put the fear into your GI Joes, this seems a safe bet.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 06:54 BST
Halo franchise creative director Josh Holmes told GDC audiences that 343 Industries toyed with the idea of a stasis gun or grapple harpoon for Halo 4. As reported by Shack News, Holmes said he was very keen to explore and elaborate on Halo’s science fiction themes, but testing revealed players didin’t respond to kooky weapons and enemies, preferring the more familiar toolbox of shotgun (scattershot), assault rifle and sniper rifle. This helped flatten Halo 4′s learning curve and make it more accessible to the mass market is commands despite being an Xbox 360 exclusive.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 13:58 GMT
343 Industries hosted a Halo 4 panel at PAX East yesterday, during which the developer revealed new content for April, and the fact the game has seen 11.6 million unique users connected to Xbox Live who have played in any mode – not just multiplayer. This figure also includes guest accounts.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 11:22 GMT
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries has released a new update for its shooter, enabling them to tweak gun balancing in the background. It means that players won’t have to download a new patch each time. the studio changes something slightly.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 15:14 GMT
Halo 4′s Castle Map Pack DLC is dropping April 8, and 343 Industries posted a new batch of locale screens last week, as well as new information about each locale. We’ve got the goods here.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 16:39 GMT
Halo 4′s Castle Map Pack DLC will hit Xbox Live on April 8, bringing three new maps and a 6v6 playlist into the mix.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 05:35 GMT
Here’s another little tidbit form the PAX East schedule which is sure to delight. If you’re heading down to the Boston show, be sure to sotp by Microsoft’s booth and check out the upcoming Castle Map Pack for Halo 4, which will apparently be playable. 343 Industries staffers will be on hand for a panel on the shooter’s multiplayer future, too. PAX East runs March 22 through 24.
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 | 20:13 GMT
Halo 4 players can soon loo forward to community created amps for Forge mode as well as a playlist for Extraction. The later, currently available in Team Throwdown and Majestic Team DLC, will soon provide you with the opportunity to extract “all day, every day.” Settings included in the new playlist consist of 5v5, rnabled motion tracking, disabling respawn, death cam enabling, and much, much more. The new Forge maps include the area-centric Simplex and Settler. Spawn times will also be worked on for the Majestic Team DLC playlist, and more all set to launch on March 4. Hit up Halo Waypoint for all the information you will ever need on the matter.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 02:28 GMT
Halo’s new guardians 343 Industries hope they can tell stories which don’t necessarily centre on franchise poster boy Master Chief.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 12:25 GMT
Halo 4 and its predecessors are now on sale as part of Microsoft’s Games on Demand sale.
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 | 22:27 GMT
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 10:26 GMT
Halo 4 is receiving a sizeable update this week, courtesy of developer 343 Industries. No specific time for the update has been given, but we’ve got the patch notes here.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | 16:58 GMT
343 Industries has released a trailer for Halo 4:Spartan Ops- Episode 10. In the “Exodus” trailer, Jul ‘Mdama’s “final plan is set in motion,” and Spartan Palmer and other members of Fireteam Majestic are dispatched on a “do or die mission”. Spartan Ops: Episode 10 comes with new CG cinematics and five new gameplay chapters. It will be made available on Xbox Live Monday, February 18. Video and shots are below.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 12:00 GMT
Halo 4′s string of Monday updates continues with the re-addition of Team Snipers and Team Objective playlists. There’s even a new Team Throwdown playlist on the cards.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 10:45 GMT
Halo 4 houses many secrets – what with the terminals and all that – but developer 343 has revealed that gamers haven’t found everything. The studio has dropped clues as to where gamers can find the unearthed Easter eggs. The hunt is on!
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 05:47 GMT