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Friday, September 28, 2012
Halo 4 - Your Questions Answered (sort of)
The Giant Bomb guys visited Gamespot to answer a bunch of fan questions - not all answers should be relied on, but the video as a whole is entertaining. (Louis Wu 17:44:17 UTC) (permalink)
A flyable Falcon (in X-Plane)
Mid7night has made his X-Plane version of the Falcon available for download - go see! (Louis Wu 17:39:44 UTC) (permalink)
The latest Forward Unto Dawn vignette was released - Squad takes a look at the group we'll be spending our time with in the movie. Thanks to Der Flatulator on NeoGAF, and NotTheVacuum on our own forum. (Louis Wu 17:38:41 UTC) (permalink)
Tyrant's Halo 2 Legendary Walkthrough - Swordflying
The Tyrant takes a break from his Halo 2 Legendary Guide's Chapter release schedule to give you some tips on swordflying - go watch! (It's 3:43 long... coincidence?)
(Louis Wu 17:36:01 UTC) (permalink)
Can Halo 4 capture the series' spark?
Eurogamer wonders if 343 can capture the same lightning in a bottle that Bungie grabbed 11 years ago... thanks, Shake Appeal. (Louis Wu 17:34:08 UTC) (permalink)
Halo 4 LE OST pushed back for spoilers
Looks like the packaging for the Halo 4 Limited Edition Official Soundtrack has some game spoilers - according to The End Records, release date for that version (and that version only) has been pushed back to November 6 (from October 22), per a request from Microsoft. Thanks, Hypertrooper.
(Louis Wu 17:31:59 UTC) (permalink)
Lots of goodies for HK Preorders
If you live in Hong Kong, ElzartheBam points out a pretty decent pre-order bonus opportunity...
(Louis Wu 17:30:20 UTC) (permalink)
When Politics and Gaming Meet
Very cool - Xbox LIVE Rewards is giving you an incentive to watch the presidential/vice-presidential debates. Watch 3 out of 4 of them on Xbox LIVE, and you'll be able to download some free Halo 4 Warrior Avatar Armor. Awesome! Thanks, malfcn.
(Louis Wu 17:27:26 UTC) (permalink)
Forward Unto Dawn - coming to Blu-ray
If you were worried that you'd have to watch Forward Unto Dawn as a streaming movie (dependent on your internet connection)... worry no more. Blu-ray.com has an article explaining that the movie will be available on Blu-ray starting December 4! Thanks, CyReN. (Louis Wu 17:22:41 UTC) (permalink)
Halo 4 Enters New Territory
Reuters has an interview with Frank O'Connor conducted during Eurogamer Expo in London - some of the questions are a bit iffy, but Frank handles himself with aplomb. (Louis Wu 17:15:27 UTC) (permalink)
pete_the_duck has a change he'd like to suggest for Halo 4's Capture the Flag mode. I'll get behind that... (Louis Wu 17:14:13 UTC) (permalink)
HT PotW #2 - Submissions Montage
HT Edge sent word that Halotracker has posted clips for their Pick of the Week #2 feature - and you get to vote. Watch the clips here, then swing by their forum and vote for your favorites. (Louis Wu 17:12:42 UTC) (permalink)
Wednesday, we mentioned that Halo 4 had been sent off for certification. Didn't take too long - last night, Halo Waypoint tweeted that Halo 4 has gone gold. Next stop: mass production! November 6 is coming soon. (Louis Wu 17:08:50 UTC) (permalink)
Play Halo, raise money for kids
MoltenSlowa has decided to get involved with Extra Life - he's going to play Halo to earn money for his local Children's Miracle Network Hospital (the Seattle Children's Hospital). (If you join the team, your money can go to your OWN local hospital.) Go read about it - and then join in the fun! (You can play yourself, or just donate to an existing player.)
(Louis Wu 17:05:56 UTC) (permalink)
Eurogamer Expo off-screen footage
Over at NeoGAF, cocamola posted a series of videos he collected during
his time at Eurogamer Expo, showing off gameplay on new maps. Check out
FFA Solace 1, FFA Solace 2, Infinity Slayer Solace, and various Infection clips. (Louis Wu 17:02:21 UTC) (permalink)
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Wednesday's news in brief: