Halo 4: The Recalimer Trilogy

Nick Scheun, staff writer

Halo 4, the 8th installment and intended to be the first of a new trilogy of Halo series games, named the “Reclaimer Trilogy,” is being release this November 6th. Halo 4 marks the return of the hero, Master Chief and the A.I Cortana 4 years later after Halo 3. The Game now has a shorter game mode, like the Campaign titled “Spartan Ops.” Spartan Ops can be played alone or up to three other players as a replacement for firefight, which is not included in Halo 4. Halo 4 will also include Forge as seen in Halo 3 and Halo Reach and newer game modes.

Halo 4 begins after halo 3 when Master Chief and Cortana slowly drift off into space upon the wreckage of Forward of the Dawn. Humanity has finally found victory over the Covenant thirty years after 30 years of constant war. Master Chief and His A.I Cortana, had finally put a stop to the Covenant, the Flood, and the Halo Array that was located on a remote installation known as the Ark. Four years later after Master Chief and Cortana slowly drift away on the Forward of the Dawn, they find themselves located on the mysterious Forerunner planet of Requiem Where he faces the threat of all the Universe dubbed with the name “Prometheans.”

The Prometheans are the highest and most respected class of Warrior-Servants in the Forerunner universe. Prometheans are the highest form a Warrior-Servant could mutate into. Around four meters tall, between 800 and 1,000 kilograms in weight, Prometheans are heavily muscled, their hands capable of easily crushing a human skull.

Halo 4 has new Forerunner, Human, and Covenant weapons. The game also has new sounds due to the fact that the team has performed many live audio recording sessions. Some of the recording sessions have been used in inhospitable areas such as underwater, fire, and ice by using specially made microphones. Halo now includes more realistic sounds, more enhanced and realistic graphics than past Halo titles.

The 343 Industries haven’t given much more information about the story-line and game play than this or their YouTube videos. If you want to find out more about the game, than buy the game when it releases November 6th or watch some of their YouTube videos about the game.