The Dyson sphere in HW went kablam, remember ?
Halo 4 Announced
Posted 08 June 2011 - 03:11 AM
Not saying anything about anyone who disagrees with them expanding it. Have your views, that's fine, but I think people get too attached to the "I'm an original Halo player" mentality, where any thought of expansion in the story is selling out. There's a lot that I would love to see happen to the Halo series such as getting more into the story of the Forerunners which is obviously the direction this is getting into. I don't know about them time traveling, but there were various shield worlds stationed around the universe, you have to imagine a portion of the race was able to escape. I know the story is "They're all wiped out", but I think that was just setting us up for the shock of "Zomg there's still some left".
Sure story expansion could just be left up to the books. If that were the direction they took, I'd be fine with it, I love reading. But I also love the visual experience that comes with games and how you get to play through the story. This isn't just some fanboy counter-argument. I'll admit, I'm really attached to the halo series, but I also want what's best for it. And I think this is what's best, especially after the cliffhanger they left at the end of Halo 3. I would be more jelly if they just let it rest after blowing us away with this whole new universe full of great story potential.
I'm remaining in a "I'm not holding my breath" mentality, soley on the fact that we haven't seen anything yet aside from sudden new armor, a cock piece, and "oh look a new gun floating around". But the Halo series is full of inconsistency, a fact I'm now used to when I see these teaser trailers. But just because I'm not getting my hopes up doesn't mean I'm not keeping an open mind about it before I start picking at every pixel I see on the screen, because they have the potential to make this bigger than the past games. They also have the potential to fuck it up, but until I see more, I'm not making any judgements.
Posted 08 June 2011 - 12:41 PM
From what I understand, Halo is the most valuable title in entertainment ever. More money has been made on Halo than any movie series, book series, or video game series. Until they stop making money on it, they will keep making Halo games. As shallow as this might sound, or as much of a sell-out you may think they are, understand that we would have NO video games if it weren't for money. Halo 4 was a no-brainer.
Complain if you want about the trailer. Complain about the armor. Take issue with Cortona. But understand that you're judging an entire game off of about 15 seconds of pre-rendered animations. I personally wouldn't care if Master Chief looked exactly like a Roman soldier with a scuba diving oxygen mask, so long as the game is fun. That's why I play them. Give the game a chance.
This post has been edited by theycallmechad: 08 June 2011 - 12:42 PM
Posted 08 June 2011 - 09:14 PM
Posted 09 June 2011 - 12:02 AM
Posted 09 June 2011 - 07:59 PM
-There will be Halo 4.
-It'll probably pick up right where the Legendary ending for H3 stopped.
Truth. Personally, though, that's all it really took to get me excited. I have high hopes for where they'll take the story.
Posted 11 June 2011 - 03:24 AM
In simple terms, I just hope 343 Industries doesn't mess things up very much.
Most people don't know that Chief has always had Zero-G boosters on his armor; I've heard numerous people complaining about it without even containing the knowledge within themselves.
Posted 23 July 2011 - 02:28 PM
Posted 01 June 2013 - 04:00 PM
Posted 24 June 2013 - 09:46 PM
I miss the gold old Halo 2 days. I am curious to see what some of the past legends could accomplish with the new engine.