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No PC Halo 4 Because It's "Designed Specifically for Xbox 360"

The PA Report has confirmation from Microsoft Game Studios that Halo 4 is not coming to the PC, which isn't too surprising considering Halo 3 was never ported to the PC either. What's a little odd is the explanation, as a spokesperson tells them: "Halo 4 was designed specifically for Xbox 360, and while we’re always exploring new ways to expand the franchise and share the Halo experience with as many fans as possible, we do not currently have any plans to port Halo 4 to PC."

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59. Re: No PC Halo 4 Because It's Nov 7, 2012, 09:27 Prez
 
InBlack wrote on Nov 7, 2012, 09:10:
Oh and I just wanted to say one thing. A lot of naysayers going on about how Halo was a 'crappy' console port that ran like ass and looked like shit on the PC.

I dont really care about graphics fidelity in a game like this because:

Gameplay is king, It ran fine for me, it had great and very innovative gameplay for a FPS, a lot of fun and memorable sequences, interesting & strange enemies, great maps (until you get to the copy paste part), vehicle combat, the super cool Master Chief and something that MOST FPS seem to never get right. Pacing and Story.

I never played the other sequels because of typical Microsoft bullshit and whatnot, but Halo 1 was a fine PC game and hardly a bad console port.

Though it puts us in a distinct minority, I am in full agreement. The graphics were fine - nowhere near bad enough to be distracting, but in my opinion the overall experience as you said was a lot better than most people give it credit for. The pacing was nigh perfect.

EDIT: I also wanted to point out that there is NOTHING wrong with regenerating shields. It makes perfect sci-fi sense and to complain about it somehow being "dumbed down for consoles" is just silly. (Blame the Starship Enterprise if you looking for what *really* started it all. ) Halo's health and shield system was elegant and served the gameplay perfectly.

This comment was edited on Nov 7, 2012, 09:38.
 
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