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October 26, 2012

Halo 4 is Microsoft’s most expensive ever game

Here’s a neat bit of trivia you can use to impress your fiscally-geeky friends: Halo 4 is the most expensive game that Microsoft has ever produced. Not only that, but Microsoft’s Phil Spencer goes even further, saying…




October 2, 2012

Let Halo 4 whisk you away to Europe

Microsoft and 343 Industries are organising a somewhat weird promotional effort in which 20 European-based Halo 4 fans will be spirited away to an as-yet-undisclosed location on the continent. There, the selected fans will be…


September 28, 2012

Halo 4 [Preview] – Can 343 Master the Chief?

Halo’s new craftsman, 343 Industries, is playing a bit of a no-win game. If Halo 4 crashes and burns (in a similar way to Halo 3’s ending) then all of the blame will be put…


August 15, 2012

Halo 4’s multiplayer ‘specialisations’ revealed

Halo 4’s multiplayer mode will add a pseudo-class system to the long running series. Eight different ‘specialisations’ can be selected by your Spartan characters, although their skills will not begin to kick in until you…



June 5, 2012

Microsoft: Halo 4 will revolutionise storytelling and multiplayer

According to Microsoft and 343 Industries, Halo 4 will “redefine and revolutionise the way people think about storytelling and multiplayer gameplay.” Well… I hope they’re right. The day Master Chief revolutionises storytelling… well, you get…


June 4, 2012

Halo 4’s alien jungle demoed at Microsoft E3 conference

Microsoft’s E3 press event has kicked off with some gameplay from the much-anticipated Halo 4. 343 Industries showed an extended slice of footage that was absolutely definitely being played by the guy on-stage with a…