So Halo 5 and Halo2A are coming out this year...

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Posted by TigerSuperman (2241 posts) 7 months, 7 days ago

Poll: So Halo 5 and Halo2A are coming out this year... (27 votes)

This going to be good! 59%
This going to be rushed garbage. 41%

Now I know it's been a bit over a year since the last Halo, Halo poor(See 4 letters), but according to recent news and a GS thread, we are getting BOTH Halos this year. Confirmed.

This is a 5050 split between exciting and worrying because we are getting a remake with high graphical features, and probably extras, along with a brand new Halo experience that is said to be double the size of Halo 4's and the fact they "say" it addresses all the fan concerns in 4

What do you thin? You think MS should hold off their guns, or release one good gun and release the other gun later after they make sure it shoots correctly and can at least fire mags?

#1 Posted by Muffin2020 (527 posts) -

Is Halo 5 really coming out this year? Guesses from both sides are welcome.

#2 Posted by TigerSuperman (2241 posts) -

Is Halo 5 really coming out this year? Guesses from both sides are welcome.

It's been confirmed apparently so...

#3 Edited by FreedomFreeLife (2363 posts) -

Yes. Xbox One has crazy FPS years.

#4 Posted by MonsieurX (30007 posts) -

Yes. Xbox One has crazy FPS years.

A multiplat,a remake and Halo 5

Woah

#5 Posted by uninspiredcup (8317 posts) -

Halo as a whole was manufactured by the media and Microsoft working in coordination to promote the concept of playing FPS on a control pad. As a series and as each singular title, it has always been vastly inferior to pc centric fps.

#6 Posted by silversix_ (14294 posts) -

You will never see two console Halo titles in one year, the same goes to Nintendo and two Zelda in a year. Halo 2: 1080p Rehash Edition is for this year and Halo 5 is for Q4 2015.

#7 Posted by Salt_The_Fries (8558 posts) -

Halo as a whole was manufactured by the media and Microsoft working in coordination to promote the concept of playing FPS on a control pad. As a series and as each singular title, it has always been vastly inferior to pc centric fps.

My friend, I beg to differ. Halo offers semi-sandbox gameplay, vehicular combat, greatly adapting AI and punishing difficulty. It also rewards true skill over pattern repetition in multiplayer.

#8 Posted by TigerSuperman (2241 posts) -

@FreedomFreeLife said:

Yes. Xbox One has crazy FPS years.

A multiplat,a remake and Halo 5

Woah

You need 5 people to hold all those games.

#9 Posted by XboxStache (912 posts) -

I doubt it.

Halo 5's likely coming next year; but Halo2A could launch anytime this year. E3's gonna be sick.

#10 Posted by tyloss (829 posts) -

Halo 5 will flop.

#11 Posted by TigerSuperman (2241 posts) -

Halo as a whole was manufactured by the media and Microsoft working in coordination to promote the concept of playing FPS on a control pad. As a series and as each singular title, it has always been vastly inferior to pc centric fps.

What does this have to do with anything?

#12 Posted by Nonstop-Madness (9471 posts) -

Nothing new. Xbox has always relied heavily on Halo.

#13 Posted by Big_Pecks (5271 posts) -

What the hell is the point of releasing both? Correct me if I'm wrong, but they don't share the same online communities, do they? Unlike Pokemon, where a new entry and a remake can coincide with each other, these seem to be detrimental.

#14 Posted by R4gn4r0k (16456 posts) -

Nobody is surprised that Xbone would get lots of Halo.

#15 Posted by lundy86_4 (43226 posts) -

I doubt it. Still, both would be great. I loved Halo Anniversary, and I enjoyed Halo 4.

#16 Posted by PrincessGomez92 (3542 posts) -

Time to get an Xbox One.

#17 Posted by TigerSuperman (2241 posts) -

What the hell is the point of releasing both? Correct me if I'm wrong, but they don't share the same online communities, do they? Unlike Pokemon, where a new entry and a remake can coincide with each other, these seem to be detrimental.

What are you talking about? Why would they have the same online?

#18 Posted by Snowywonders (32 posts) -

I'll likely buy an xbone if halo 2 anniversary has online multiplayer and if the game plays exactly the same as the original.

And regarding Halo 5, my expectations for that game are as low as expectations can possibly get.

#19 Posted by freedomfreak (40020 posts) -

I hope H2:A is on Xbox360.

#20 Posted by FoxbatAlpha (6794 posts) -

I welcome 343 Industries to blow me away again.

#21 Posted by treedoor (7648 posts) -
#22 Edited by PrincessGomez92 (3542 posts) -
#23 Posted by bobbetybob (19250 posts) -

@Big_Pecks said:

What the hell is the point of releasing both? Correct me if I'm wrong, but they don't share the same online communities, do they? Unlike Pokemon, where a new entry and a remake can coincide with each other, these seem to be detrimental.

What are you talking about? Why would they have the same online?

He's saying what's the point in releasing two Halo games when that's just going to split the community.

The only way I can see both coming out is if Halo 2 Anniversary is just for the 360.

#24 Posted by MlauTheDaft (3645 posts) -

I see MS intends for their console to remain the shooterbox.

#25 Posted by Floppy_Jim (25649 posts) -

Yeah, no. 2015 is best for part 5. An extra year in development, staving off the franchise fatigue (somewhat) and Halo fans still get something this year with H2: A. Win win.

#26 Posted by SolidTy (42818 posts) -

You will never see two console Halo titles in one year, the same goes to Nintendo and two Zelda in a year. Halo 2: 1080p Rehash Edition is for this year and Halo 5 is for Q4 2015.

This.

This is what I've said before and this is what I came to say. Thanks for the time saver.

#27 Posted by Heil68 (43989 posts) -

Yeah, no. 2015 is best for part 5. An extra year in development, staving off the franchise fatigue (somewhat) and Halo fans still get something this year with H2: A. Win win.

I hope so, just for the fact they get it right.Halo 4 was good, just not great. I want Halo 5 to be great.

#28 Posted by DarkLink77 (31697 posts) -

If you think Microsoft is going to release two Halo games in a single year, you are a crazy person.

Halo 2 HD will drop this year, and Halo 5 will drop next year. Whether or not we'll need it after the second coming of Halo 2's MP is up in the air, but hey.

#29 Posted by TigerSuperman (2241 posts) -

@TigerSuperman said:

@Big_Pecks said:

What the hell is the point of releasing both? Correct me if I'm wrong, but they don't share the same online communities, do they? Unlike Pokemon, where a new entry and a remake can coincide with each other, these seem to be detrimental.

What are you talking about? Why would they have the same online?

He's saying what's the point in releasing two Halo games when that's just going to split the community.

The only way I can see both coming out is if Halo 2 Anniversary is just for the 360.

How is that going to split the community? Heck, it would probably be a good idea to offer deals for getting both games.

If you think Microsoft is going to release two Halo games in a single year, you are a crazy person.

Halo 2 HD will drop this year, and Halo 5 will drop next year. Whether or not we'll need it after the second coming of Halo 2's MP is up in the air, but hey.

Yet almost all news between both games talks about this year. Halo 4 came out in 2012 didn't it?

#30 Posted by k2theswiss (16599 posts) -

no one knows.

BUT best rumour i have heard so far is Halo 2 this year. Take the MP back to the basics before halo reach because where halo started to decline. While living off the old school halo take halo 5 back to that and start building up again

#31 Posted by Spartan070 (16333 posts) -

Best option: Release Halo 2 Anny in August and include an invitation to the Halo 5 Beta with every purchase.

#32 Posted by rell84 (230 posts) -

Microsoft will rush halo out too much pressure coming from dat ps4 titanfall can't even slow it down

#33 Edited by Avian005 (4088 posts) -

Halo 2: Anniversary is coming Novemeber 9 this year and Halo 5 is releasing next year, most likely in Novemeber 2015.

#34 Posted by RogueStatus28 (513 posts) -

If Halo 5 and H2A come out… Guess we can say Xbox won?

#35 Posted by hrt_rulz01 (5978 posts) -

Yeah, no. 2015 is best for part 5. An extra year in development, staving off the franchise fatigue (somewhat) and Halo fans still get something this year with H2: A. Win win.

Yeah agreed.

#36 Posted by StrongBlackVine (8418 posts) -

Microsoft is now the king of rehashes.

#37 Posted by mariokart64fan (19450 posts) -

lol sony and ms are kings of rehashes, on ps3 you had ps2 collections , on 360 you had ports of n64-xbox original games,

#38 Posted by lostrib (35888 posts) -

Microsoft is now the king of rehashes.

Yes, unlike that darn sony who just released a sixth Gran Turismo, a 4th Killzone, a third Infamous, and is planning a 4th Uncharted. Not to mention those HD collections, including 2 God of War HD collections

#39 Posted by getyeryayasout (7363 posts) -

MS is ramping things up from Halo/Gears/Forza, to Halo, Halo/Gears, Gears/Forza, Forza! Twice as good!

#40 Posted by Netret0120 (2085 posts) -

Halo

Forza

Gears

Repeat.

At least Sony makes a new IP once in awhile like TLOU

#41 Edited by TheShensolidus (224 posts) -

No Halo 5 this year. I really wouldn't get your hopes up for it if I were you, trust me.

Halo 2 Anniversary should be cool though.

#42 Posted by lostrib (35888 posts) -

No Halo 5 this year. I really wouldn't get your hopes up for it if I were you, trust me.

Halo 2 Anniversary should be cool though.

Please provide proof

#43 Edited by StrongBlackVine (8418 posts) -

@mariokart64fan said:

lol sony and ms are kings of rehashes, on ps3 you had ps2 collections , on 360 you had ports of n64-xbox original games,

Nintendo doesn't the talent to make great new IPs so I don't count their rehashes as it is expected.

#44 Edited by StrongBlackVine (8418 posts) -
@lostrib said:

@theshensolidus said:

No Halo 5 this year. I really wouldn't get your hopes up for it if I were you, trust me.

Halo 2 Anniversary should be cool though.

Please provide proof

Halo 2 Anniversary is all the evidence a reasonable person needs to conclude Halo 5 won't release in 2014. They are not releasing two major Halo games this Fall.

#45 Posted by EatShanna (875 posts) -

I hear H2A will be out this year, but H5 is next year, I don't think they'll release two Halo games in the same year.

I liked Halo: CE, and Halo 2 on PC, I would like to play H2A and H5 on XBOne, but there's no way I'm paying $500 or even $400 for that.

$350 plus a free game and we have a deal.

#46 Edited by sukraj (22608 posts) -

Yes. Xbox One has crazy FPS years.

yes I cant wait for halo 5 its gunna be epic.

#47 Edited by SecretPolice (21774 posts) -

Halo 2A November 2014, Halo 5 November 2015 since new Halos seem to launch about every three years, that's the facts Jack but know, I shall not provide a linky. :P

#48 Posted by Draign (692 posts) -

The Flood was the reason I fell in love with Halo. They need to bring the Flood back!