360haven works best with JavaScript enabled
First Halo 4 Screenshots + Halo 4 Details From The Microsoft Spring Showcase
Loading
Register
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Haven Donator

    Judd is offline
    Join Date : Nov 2011
    Posts : 694
    Array

    First Halo 4 Screenshots + Halo 4 Details From The Microsoft Spring Showcase

    Outside of a holiday 2012 release date and a brief E3 trailer last year, news on the Halo 4 front has been scarce. At Microsoft’s Spring Showcase event in San Francisco last week, many attendees were hoping for substantial information regarding Master Chief’s next adventure (and first to be developed by 343 Industries). We did receive some new information about the game, but the bulk of Halo 4 is still a mystery.



    The 20-minute briefing began with a video that featured executive producer Kiki Wolfkill and 343’s Frank O’Connor talking up the importance of Halo 4. They stressed that character development would be a key focus of the next entry in the series, and that fans will learn much more about Master Chief. Halo’s protagonist will be facing a new threat “unlike anything he’s seen before,” and O’Connor told me that this threat will make a significant impact on both the narrative and the gameplay. As anyone who played the first game knows, the appearance of a new enemy (the Flood) can drastically change the experience.

    Spartan IVs will be introduced in this sequel, and they’re (as expected) bigger, faster, and stronger than the Spartans we’ve seen in Halo’s past. Cortana is also set to play a pivotal role in the game, but Wolfkill and O’Connor didn’t elaborate on her status.

    O’Connor spoke about how the campaign and multiplayer felt like they existed in separate worlds in previous games, and the team wants to change that. They want both modes to feel like they’re part of the same universe, and there will even be an explanation in the story that illustrates why red Spartans fight blue Spartans in multiplayer. Here’s hoping it makes sense in the narrative, as it could certainly seem forced otherwise.

    I wasn't shown any footage from the campaign, but they did show two very brief walkthroughs of multiplayer maps. Warhouse is an abandoned military manufacturing facility that features plenty of verticality as well as a large Cyclops II mech in the center. Previous features like grav lifts and man cannons were displayed in this map. The second area was Wraparound, a Forerunner facility that serves to create an artificial sun. As such, the sky is extremely bright, reflecting off the sleek floors and walls of the environment.

    Halo: Reach allowed players to customize what their Spartan looked like on the battlefield, but Halo 4 promises to have custom armor pieces that serve more than an aesthetic purpose. O'Connor and Wolfkill wouldn't elaborate on the functionality of this system, but they did say it would be deeper than the loadouts of Reach.

    It's nice to get any info at all about the upcoming FPS blockbuster, but the Spring Showcase didn't bring us any significant answers regarding storyline, multiplayer direction, or release date. We may not know much as of now, but O'Connor ended the presentation by teasing the announcement of a "big ticket item" later this year. We'll be sure to report back once we hear more about Halo 4.

    Source: Eurogamer
    It's the "best-looking game on Xbox", says dev.
    The first in-game Halo 4 screenshots have leaked online ahead of a Microsoft-planned announcement later today.
    Two screenshots, courtesy of the naughty Gamerlive.tv (via NeoGAF) show Master Chief resplendent with, what's that, oh yes, Halo's Battle Rifle.
    Paul Featherstone, assistant director of photography at 343 Industries, who took the screenshots, claimed they were "100% untouched", using a "debug cam with in-engine Depth-of-field".
    Halo 4 principal engine programmer Corrinne Yu took to her Twitter page to hype up the upcoming Xbox 360 exclusive.
    "It's the best looking game on Xbox and any other consoles we ever made and we're all from AAA studios," she said. "So proud of team."
    Halo 4 is developed by 343 Industries, Microsoft's in-house Halo franchise studio. It is the developer's first title, and the first FPS in the Halo series not to be developed by creator Bungie.
    More information on Halo 4 is expected this afternoon.

    Downloads : 45 || Uploads : 0 || Rep Power : 2961 || Posts : 694 || Thanks : 72 || Thanked 195 Times in 104 Posts



  2. #2
    The Immortal God
    Rpg_Fan

    CloudStrife7x is offline
    Join Date : Dec 2010
    Location : Unknown
    Age : 29
    Posts : 18,760
    Array
    Twitter: @

    Re: First Halo 4 Screenshots + Halo 4 Details From The Microsoft Spring Showcase

    you should see if can become a news reporter cause you been posting good news and i think they deserve to be in the news section, and another great share Judd :)
    Downloads : 157 || Uploads : 0 || Rep Power : 22152 || Posts : 18,760 || Thanks : 4,451 || Thanked 3,096 Times in 2,607 Posts



  3. #3
    Haven Donator

    Judd is offline
    Join Date : Nov 2011
    Posts : 694
    Array

    Re: First Halo 4 Screenshots + Halo 4 Details From The Microsoft Spring Showcase

    Quote Originally Posted by CloudStrife7x View Post
    you should see if can become a news reporter cause you been posting good news and i think they deserve to be in the news section, and another great share Judd :)
    Nah its all good, I'd rather just post for fun. If I'm a reporter ill have to do it lol.
    I just get them from XISO and other sites and post her eif its not already.

    All tho it might be better having all the stuff I post in the news sections to keep the site clean.
    Downloads : 45 || Uploads : 0 || Rep Power : 2961 || Posts : 694 || Thanks : 72 || Thanked 195 Times in 104 Posts



  4. #4
    smith303

    Re: First Halo 4 Screenshots + Halo 4 Details From The Microsoft Spring Showcase

    If that is the BR, why did they make it look like a famas?

  5. #5
    Haven Donator

    Judd is offline
    Join Date : Nov 2011
    Posts : 694
    Array

    Re: First Halo 4 Screenshots + Halo 4 Details From The Microsoft Spring Showcase

    Quote Originally Posted by smith303 View Post
    If that is the BR, why did they make it look like a famas?
    It looks near enough the same as in Halo Reach to me...
    Downloads : 45 || Uploads : 0 || Rep Power : 2961 || Posts : 694 || Thanks : 72 || Thanked 195 Times in 104 Posts



 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Exclusive Halo 4 Forge Mode Details
    By Shank in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 10-14-2012, 10:18 AM
  2. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 10-14-2012, 09:51 AM
  3. Rumor: Halo 4 Multiplayer Details Leaked
    By Judd in forum Xbox 360 News, Updates, and Rumors
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 09-20-2012, 06:41 AM
  4. Halo Reach & Halo CEA Save Modder App liberty
    By BrayWyatt in forum Xbox 360 Modding Programs
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 01-09-2012, 05:32 PM
  5. (request) halo 3 / halo 3 ODST / halo reach campaign editor
    By lickerout in forum Xbox 360 Modding Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-08-2011, 04:40 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
This website uses cookies
We use cookies to store session information to facilitate remembering your login information, to allow you to save website preferences, to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
     

About 360haven

    360haven is an Forum Devoted To Game modding Fans from all over the world.

    An Awesome Community of Xbox 360 Gamers, Modders and Developers who Create & Share Tutorials, Applications, Gfx, Trainers and Gamesaves.

    A haven for the l33t.
    A scarce paradise for modders.

Like this page

Google+