HALO 5 FIRST LOOKS
Halo 5 Guardians
Halo being one of the leading fps shooters today, limited and flagshiped by xbox alongside with Microsoft has a long history since its first instalment halo, ie. combat evolved being a great success by its its original game mechanics at the time and a great story,with a great rating by IGN and Gamestop it lead to many other parts, as in the latest instalment the death of cortana left many fans in questioning the on going of the story, and its trailer leading to much hype shown the cortana’s empty shell, we present a review ,the next and one of the most awaited instalment in the halo series, halo 5 Guardians. finally announced by its well known publisher microsoft and its developers 343 industries officially on 29th december 2014, and many other lead videos featuring master chief and a newly featured character spartan locke, which many have believed to be the second campaign in halo 5. the halo 5 website has featured its trailer and some teaser short clips from halo 5,the two videos shown on the official website are completely opposite to each other, as one shows master chief defeated and other spartan locke lay wounded on the ground. Much is not known about the ongoing of the halo story. halo 5 having the saying “Peace is shattered when colony worlds are unexpectedly attacked. But when
humanity’s greatest hero goes missing, a new Spartan is tasked with hunting the Master Chief and solving a mystery that threatens the entire galaxy.” As halo 4 pushed the xbox 360 to its utmost limits graphically, 343 has announced halo 5 to only realise one the new console by xbox the xbox one. This has lead to many fan arguments as many modern day games are being realised on the 360 so why shouldn’t its flagship game franchise halo not be realise also on the 360. Halo 5 multiplayer was also shown and given a trial on the xbox one on the day of its announcement, this lead it us knowing what exactly would be the game mechanics, will they be similar to halo 4 ? yes, but will include many other features as like the shown jetpack being able to boost the spartans in any direction, also the new Spartan HUD. Halo 5 is promised to play on 1080pi and on 60 fps on the xbox one, having leaked very little actual campaign footage we only have some images. Halo 5 is being released on october 27, 2015 and will include a optional collectors edition, both will have a single disk unlock halo 4 having separate for multiplayer. On march 22 2015, microsoft launched hunt the truth, a website marketing campaign for the upcoming halo franchise.
MICROSOFT E3 2015
Microsoft started their E3 press conference off with Halo 5: Guardians campaign gameplay, that showed off Team Osiris in action. 343 Industries also showed off a new gametype that will be in Halo 5 called “Warzone”. This gametype will have each teams with covenant & Promethean support. Loadouts will be featured in this gametype as well & you can get moreweapons for this gametype by upgrading throughout Halo 5. The objective is to complete several objectives during the game & to eliminate enemies throughout the game to deplete the enemies score. The team with the highest score wins. This gametype, however, will not be in the game upon release on October 27, 2015.
At the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft announced a new, then-untitled addition to the Halo series, along with a trailer appearing to depict a post-Halo 4 Master Chief. After E3, Microsoft Studios corporate vice president Phil Spencer said that the “Reclaimer Trilogy” had been expanded into a longer series of games, saying they “[didn’t] want to limit the Reclaimer story within a trilogy.”Bonnie Ross of 343 Industries confirmed the game’s Halo 5: Guardians title and 2015 release date in a May 2014 blog post.The game will be exclusive to the Xbox One and run at 60 frames per second (FPS). On the departure from the Xbox 360hardware, Ross noted that the Xbox One allows 343 Industries to broaden the game’s scope and utilize the console‘s dedicated servers.Franchise development director Frank O’Connor explained that Halo 4 pushed its game engine to the limit, such that moving on to the Xbox One called for the development of a new game engine.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection gave players exclusive access to Halo 5 ’ s multiplayer beta, which began December 29, 2014, and ran through January 18, 2015. In response to the negative coverage of The Master Chief Collection ’ s broken launch, O’Connor announced that Guardians will not be broken at launch.
Unlike every prior First Person Shooter in the Halo franchise, it was confirmed by 343 that Halo Guardians will not feature four player local multiplayer; in addition to that, split-screen co-operative campaign is being entirely removed from the game to enable Halo Guardians to be the first game in the franchise to run at 60 frames per seconds.