Halo 4

XB360 / Action / Release: Nov 6, 2012 / ESRB: M

Ridley Scott producing Halo digital feature, with new Spartan hero

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Director Ridley Scott is producing a Halo digital feature for Microsoft, with Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring handling writing duties and TV director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan set to direct.


Halo developer 343 gets new creative director, art director, and producer

By Steve Watts, Jan 13, 2014 9:35am PST

Halo developer 343 Industries has announced a lot of changing positions at the studio for upcoming projects. The team has a new creative director, a new executive producer, and a new art director, among other changes.


Halo 4: Game of the Year Edition coming October

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT

Apparently someone did name Halo 4 "Game of the Year." So that means Microsoft is technically allowed to release a GOTY edition of 343's debut...


Halo 4 getting sporty with Champions DLC in August

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 08, 2013 6:00am PDT

Question: do you intend to be playing Halo 4's multiplayer in August? If so, you may be interested in the new DLC maps, mode and skins coming August 20. If not, you know, scroll down to read a story about a dog that reminded a wayward soul of the power of love by by barking ...


District 9 director still interested in directing Halo movie

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2013 7:15am PDT

Neill Blomkamp, previously attached to direct the Halo movie, says he'd still like to do the project. But, he says, the problem is the lack of creative control for such a large movie with several interests involved.


Halo 4 'Drop Shock' week offers extra challenges, discounts

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2013 5:30pm PDT

Microsoft and 343 are offering various Halo 4 drops this week, ranging from special extra XP challenges to discounts on previous map packs.


Halo 4 dropped stasis gun to make the game less sci-fi

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 01, 2013 2:45pm PDT

Halo 4 could have had a stasis gun. Or a "grapple harpoon." But these weapons were taken out in an effort to make the game more accessible and less sci-fi.


Halo 4 Forge Island released two weeks early

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 29, 2013 9:30am PDT

Planning regulations and certification can be a nightmare to navigate so when permission comes through, go hell-for-leather. Halo 4's new building space Forge Island was supposed to launch on April 11 but as it's now passed cert, 343 Industries tossed it out today for all to...


Halo 4 'Forge Island' coming on April 11

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2013 3:15pm PDT

The Halo 4 panel at PAX East revealed a few upcoming additions: a free Forge Island map, a new skill ranking system, and a title update with balance adjustments.


Halo 4 multiplayer updates to be less frequent, more substantial

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2013 11:30am PDT

Halo 4 is getting ready to wrap up its planned "War Games" map packs, and will be moving to a bi-weekly model for more substantial multiplayer updates.


Halo 4 'Castle' map pack coming April 8

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Halo 4's "Castle" map pack is coming April 8, bringing three new maps and a 6v6 playlist with a focus on team objectives and vehicular combat.


Halo series kicks off Xbox Games on Demand sale

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 26, 2013 8:15am PST

Xbox Live Games on Demand typically ends up making you pay more than retail price--even during sales--for games which don't need to be pressed, packaged, shipped, or stored, which makes it essentially a costly way of saving shelf space. Microsoft's knocking up to 85% off off...


Halo 4's Majestic map pack hits February 25

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 19, 2013 8:15am PST

Good grief, you got a whole new Halo only three months ago, not to mention a DLC map pack a month later, yet you already want more? Luckily Microsoft and 343 Industries have anticipated your shameless greed and today announced the second Halo 4 DLC pack, named Majestic, will...


Journey wins top prize at DICE

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2013 7:30am PST

The DICE Awards gave Journey its top honors this year, and another seven awards besides. The event also gave multiple awards to Walking Dead, Halo 4, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown.


Halo 4 Spartan Ops episode 8 trailer getting dicey

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST

A new trailer for the next episode of Halo 4's Spartan Ops shows the situation aboard the UNSC Infinity getting more dire as the Prometheans gain ground.