Archive - Halo 4
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Super soldiers are soldiers enhanced by artificial means to be stronger, faster and more super. Just as there's more than one way to skin a cat, though, there's more than one way to create a super soldier - and like the various ways of skinning a cat, methods for making super soldiers tend to be a bit icky. Ethically icky, that is.
We recently shared some sneaky tricks that give you the edge over your enemies at the bargain price of your self-respect, which we weren't even using anyway. Then we asked you to confess the undignified stuff you've done to squeak out a win. So you did.
Halo 4's second map pack lands on Monday February 25, adding three small-scale, close-quarters battlegrounds to multiplayer: Skyline, Landfall and Monolith. Eyeball them in this video from 343 and the map makers at Certain Affinity.
The first season of Spartan Ops comes to an end next week as episode 10, Exodus, rolls out on Monday February 18. If you haven't touched Halo 4's free episodic content yet you could play the whole campaign at once, like a proper game. Here's the trailer.
Halo 4 is adding episode 8 of its co-op Spartan Ops on Monday February 4, along with two specialisations, Rogue and Tracker, and the new Team Doubles playlist. Here's the cinematic trailer for Expendable, episode 8 of Spartan Ops.
Halo 4's Spartan Ops return today with Episode 6. Watch the trailer after the jump. The weekly downloadable Spartan Ops instalments are restarting after a lengthy break and today's episode is accompanied by the Forge Test playlist, which contains community maps being tested for future matchmaking inclusion.
Halo 4's Spartan Ops start back up on the week of January 21, with a return for Grifball on the way. Full release schedule after the jump.
The VGAs 2012 have been and gone, like a spangly whirlwind of game plaudits and celebrity walk-ons, leaving in its wake a trail of news snippets and glimpses of upcoming games. Catch the best of the bunch after the jump, including the announcement of Dark Souls 2 and the game that might be Metal Gear Solid V.
Halo 4 has gone straight to number one on the Xbox Live activity chart for the week of November 5, landing above regular chart topper Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, as well as Minecraft, Call of Duty: Black Ops and FIFA 13.
In Master Chief and Cortana, Halo has given us gaming's greatest would-be romance and we won't hear otherwise. Not even from Halo 4 producer Kiki Wolfkill, to whom we put our theory and related fan art in this week's show. She also chats with Mike on the subject of a Covenant resurgence, Spartan IVs and balancing a studio's vision with fan demands.
As you step into the MJOLNIR boots of Master Chief and wade into Halo 4's single-player campaign, don't miss these easy, early achievements. No-fuss gamerscore awaits!
In Halo 4, hulking army space man Master Chief returns to re-finish the fight, meet a whole new unfriendly race of aliens and witness Cortana go barking mad. Right here, though, it's the all-important online multiplayer component with which we're concerned.
We've survived three days without falling victim to the dreaded show madness that afflicts so many poor souls at gaming expos. Having said that, Andy did write a poem to mark the occasion, recounted below, so the smart money is on him to snap first.
Among the delights offered up by Halo 4's Infinity multiplayer is a new asymmetric Flood mode. We sampled that, Infinity Slayer, Regicide and the rest here at Eurogamer Expo.
Halo franchise director Frank O'Connor opened Eurogamer Expo with a demo of Halo 4, Master Chief's triumphant return to the Xbox 360. We caught up with Frank after to talk about Cortana losing her mind, Grunts getting new voices and 343's approach to multiplayer.
Good news, Halo likers! As if you needed another reason to be at Eurogamer Expo, Halo 4 is coming to the show in a big way. The UK's premier gaming festival will open with a developer session from Frank O'Connor of 343 Industries. What's more, new-fangled multiplayer suite Halo Infinity will be playable on the show floor.
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