Halo 4

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

Halo 4 trailer shows off new enemies, weapons

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 9:46am PDT

Microsoft opened its E3 press briefing with a new trailer for Halo 3, which showed some plot details, new weapons, and enemies.


Halo 4, The Last of Us, Kinect Ads - Shacknews Daily: May 16, 2012

By Garnett Lee, May 16, 2012 3:45pm PDT

Garnett Lee kicks off another episode of Shacknews Daily with details about Halo 4 multiplayer, a new cinematic cut-scene from The Last of Us, and more.


Halo 4 Limited Edition, 'Infinity' multiplayer unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, May 16, 2012 9:45am PDT

Halo 4's multiplayer side is wrapped up in an "experience" set about the starship UNSC Infinity, Microsoft revealed today, also announcing the FPS's $100 Limited Edition. Yes, only the Limited Edition, as there will be no Legendary Edition this time. Sorry, helmet fans.


Puzzling Halo 4 cover pieced together through emails

By John Keefer, May 15, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Fans of the Halo franchise got emails from Microsoft offering them a piece of the Halo 4 puzzle. The result was the cover of the new game.


Halo 4 toy packaging reveals two new enemies

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2012 7:30am PDT

Halo 4 toy packaging has revealed two new Covenant enemies: the Crawler and the Watcher.


Halo 4 to get live-action web series

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Microsoft is releasing a 5-part live-action weekly web series titled Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, leading up to the November 4 release of the game.


Conan gives Halo 4 the late-nite treatment

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 18, 2012 10:45am PDT

A tiny smidgen of Halo 4 footage hit Conan O'Brien's late show last night.


Halo 4 release coming Nov. 6

By John Keefer, Apr 17, 2012 9:00am PDT

Microsoft announces Nov. 6 as the release date for the next installment in the Halo series.


Halo 4, Assassin's Creed 3 top Nielsen's most wanted

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Media tracking organization Nielsen surveyed gamers to see what their most anticipated games are for the remainder of 2012. Unsurprisingly, franchise titles topped the list.


Halo 4 getting Spartan Ops mode, losing Firefight

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 09, 2012 12:45pm PDT

New details about Halo 4's multiplayer components revealed in the upcoming issue of Game Informer indicate the introduction of a Spec-Ops-like mode called Spartan Ops, the removal of the Firefight game mode, and more.


Halo 4 map concept shows 'unseen part' of universe

By Steve Watts, Mar 30, 2012 8:15am PDT

343 Industries has unveiled concept art for a new Halo 4 map, showing a distinctly more industrialized design than most maps of previous games.


Weekend Confirmed 103 - GDC 2012 special

By Garnett Lee, Mar 09, 2012 11:15am PST

Weekend Confirmed goes on the road to the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco with John Davison, Mark MacDonald, and Billy Berghammer guesting alongside Jeff and Garnett to discuss topics from the conference and a long list of games.


Halo 4 finally seen in action in first 'making of' video

By Garnett Lee, Mar 05, 2012 6:13am PST

We finally get to see Halo 4 in action in the first 'making of' video for the game, along with a few bits of information on Master Chief and multiplayer.


Microsoft warns of Halo 4 beta scam

By Steve Watts, Jan 19, 2012 8:00am PST

343's David Ellis has warned Halo fans not to fall for pages offering sign-ups for a supposed Halo 4 beta.


Most Anticipated of 2012: Xav's Picks

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2011 11:00am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2012 individually. Lastly, here's senior editor Xav de Matos and his list of 2012 titles