Halo 4’s Crimson Map Pack Officially Dated

After a few attempts at the internet trying to divine the information based solely on tentative months given at the game’s original release.  But, there is no more need to speculate now as Microsoft has officially stated that the first map pack will be coming to Xbox Live on December 10th, 2012. The Crimson Map Pack comes with three maps: Wreckage, a map literally at a crash site made asymme...

Halo 4 Explodes into Record Sales

Halo 4 is a pretty big game earning well received reviews, such as Capsule Computers’ own review HERE, but just how big it really is doesn’t really get determined until we see how it sells.  Luckily for us however we can get a head start on seeing the sales by the numbers that have been coming out on it’s first day sales. Within the first 24 hours of Halo 4‘s release there ...

Halo 4 Review

Halo 4 Developer: 343 Industries Publisher: Microsoft Studios Platform: Xbox 360 Release Date: November 6th, 2012 Price: $59.99 – Available Here Overview People always wonder what will happen to an IP when it is handed off to another company.  Fall apart?  Meet it’s predecessors?  Soar even higher?  It’s always hard to speculate, best to just wait and see what happens.  Well, whe...

Halo 4 Skill Rank Announcement

343 Industries has finally revealed their plans for the competitive skill rank system that Halo 4 will include. They first went and confirmed that Halo 4 will not be launching with a skill based ranking system. As for actual specifications, they revealed that the new ranking system will launch in early 2013 via title update and you will be able to view the  competitive skill rank on Halo Waypoint....

Halo 4 Gameplay Launch Trailer Revealed

A Halo 4 trailer featuring actual gameplay has finally been revealed! The new trailer, while not really show-casing anything from the player point-of-view, displays numerous in-game cutscenes and action from an observer’s perspective. We can see the use of the famous Warthog in action, Master Chief doing the badass things he does and the Forerunners again getting up to some tricks of their own. It...

Halo 4 Launch Trailer Revealed

The launch trailer for Halo 4 has now been revealed to the public. With a mix of CGI animation and live-action footage, this trailer is certainly out to impress. While strange that no real gameplay is to be seen in this trailer, it certainly does its job of stirring up hype for the game’s imminent release. The trailer focuses on how Master Chief came to be the legendary Spartan he is known a...

343 Industries ‘Not Ready to Show Chief’s Face Yet’

It has been revealed that 343 Industries will not show the face of the helmeted hero Master Chief.  Frank O’ Connor revealed this earlier in an interview in which he said the following: “The funny thing about the Chief is he’s actually really well described. If you went down into that line and found a nerd with a deep canon Halo t-shirt and said describe the Master Chief to this ...

Halo 7, 8, 9 in Our Future?

Even before the release of Halo 4 by 343 Industries, and the two subsequent sequels that will make up the Reclaimer trilogy, there are signs that point to a possible plan to develop a third Halo trilogy. Earlier this week, Microsoft had bought five domain names in total: halo7.net, halo7.org, halo8.org, halo9.net andhalo9.org. These domain names were previously registered to DNStination Inc., a do...

New Halo 4 Spartan Ops Trailer

343 Industries has released a brand new trailer explaining Halo 4’s multiplayer and Spartan Ops modes. The new video reveals that Halo 4 will in fact have two campaigns, its main story and Spartan Ops. Spartan Ops missions will be released episodically and each episode, complete with CG cut-scenes, will contain five cooperative missions. Halo 4’s multiplayer is now dubbed War Games and will take p...

“Halo 4” Retail Editions Revealed

343 Industries in their weekly bulletin released the information on all the different retail editions of Halo 4 that will be available upon release.  So how many are they doing this time?  3? 4?  Nope, this time around they are focusing it down to just 2 different editions of the game.  Standard and Limited Edition. Well, we already know what is going into the standard, i.e. just the game, but wha...

Red vs Blue Remember Halo 4 Release Date

Halo 4’s announcement at E3 last year was no surprise. Also unsurprising is the release date of November 6, 2012, alongside the yearly iterations of the Call of Duty and Assassin’s Creed franchises. This year’s crazy pre-Christmas period will be especially crazy, methinks. Anyway, Rooster Teeth and Microsoft today announced the release date of the so-called-fourth-but-really-the-...

Neil Davidge to compose the soundtrack for Halo 4

Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared some information regarding the soundtrack of the highly anticipated Xbox 360 exclusive, Halo 4. They have confirmed that Niel Davidge will be working on the production of the game’s official soundtrack. Niel Davidge is an award winning composer, record producer, songwriter and musician, known for his work on the last three albums of famous trip hop gr...

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