Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary aside, Halo 4 is the first big original project Microsoft trusted 343 Industries with. Quite a challenge considering this will be the first new Halo game not developed by Bungie, which will clearly make fans even harder to please. Visually, today's images seem to indicate they are on the right track, though we should probably add a bit of aliasing to get a more accurate idea of what to expect in-game.
@Melmoth: i'd imagine the player count is what's taken so long. besides MAG on Ps3, and planetside (which is kind of cheating) i don't know of any other game with a 100+ players outside of MMO's. (7 minutes ago)
PUBGs popularity may have come a little too late in the development cycle for the next BF game though, map size really matters. (27 minutes ago)
The first time I played PUBG DICE immediately came to mind as the dev who could potentially full realize the concept. (28 minutes ago)
Battlefield and COD need to take a frigging break for a change, that's what's needed. (45 minutes ago)
just surprised it took so many years for someone to adapt the concept into a game. (1 Hour ago)
@GriftGFX: i haven't played PUBG, but from what i've seen it looks like it's more or less lifted from the movie Battle Royale (which is again based on a novel). Things like having zones and drops. (1 Hour ago)
There's a thread on ERA about PUBG's influence and the origins of the game mode are fairly interesting. BR started in Minecraft. (3 Hours ago)