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dancrane212
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(01-09-2017, 08:54 PM)
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Posted over on Waypoint

Over the past few days, footage has recently made the rounds of an exploratory Xbox 360 project we worked on several years ago, known as “Haggar.” Since then, we’ve received a lot of great feedback from the community. Haggar was something we prototyped with our friends at Mega Bloks that focused on the elements of action, exploration and user creativity found within the Halo universe. Haggar had a lot of fun ideas and invention behind it, but ultimately didn’t progress beyond the early prototyping levels that are shown in the recent video. This is just one example of several similar projects we have evaluated throughout the years – a process that we continue exploring on an ongoing basis.

Originally Posted by Borman

You should link my video too, so people know what you're talking about. Rare to have someone that high up comment on anything I do.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZB8d11d9go

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Outrun
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(01-09-2017, 08:55 PM)
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When is project Cody and Guy?
HStallion
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(01-09-2017, 08:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Outrun

When is project Cody and Guy?

After Scalebound comes out
Outrun
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(01-09-2017, 08:58 PM)
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I wish they went ahead with this project. I could see myself playing with my son.
lucebuce12
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(01-09-2017, 08:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

😥
Neuromancer
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(01-09-2017, 08:59 PM)
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It was doomed due it being interesting and cool.
DonShula
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(01-09-2017, 08:59 PM)
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Am I the only one who automatically assumed a Mega Bloks game had to be an inferior clone of a Lego game?
The Lamonster
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(01-09-2017, 09:00 PM)
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Cool that they commented on it.

Still a shame, considering how fun the game looked.
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(01-09-2017, 09:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

Mannnn
Diablohead
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(01-09-2017, 09:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Neuromancer

It was doomed due it being interesting and cool.

sadly if they did try to make another blocks game it would be different to haggar and people would complain, they are in a pickle.

Originally Posted by Outrun

I wish they went ahead with this project. I could see myself playing with my son.

It looked slow but it also looked entertaining, fun and had more charm in it then halo has had in the last several years.
NeoGC
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(01-09-2017, 09:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

#Toosoon
sixteen-bit
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(01-09-2017, 09:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

Too soon.
Sephzilla
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(01-09-2017, 09:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

Banjo-Kazooie
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(01-09-2017, 09:05 PM)
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Doubt anything comes of it but it really did look cool.

Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

Not while the wound is still fresh! :(
dancrane212
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(01-09-2017, 09:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Diablohead

sadly if they did try to make another blocks game it would be different to haggar and people would complain, they are in a pickle.

Would they? I figure positioning it as a "demanded by the fans" project would go over well for most folk.
Outrun
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(01-09-2017, 09:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by NeoGC

#Toosoon

No shit.

I did not know it was cancelled until after I saw that post...
Borman
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(01-09-2017, 09:06 PM)
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You should link my video too, so people know what you're talking about. Rare to have someone that high up comment on anything I do.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZB8d11d9go
brad-t
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(01-09-2017, 09:07 PM)
Wow, I worked in marketing at Mega Bloks around the time this was made, and Halo was probably my biggest project. I had no idea this existed and never heard anyone mention it. Very well kept secret. I wonder why it suddenly appeared now.
Space_nut
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(01-09-2017, 09:08 PM)
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A lego halo game like that I would insta buy. Make it dimensions compatible!!
Borman
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Originally Posted by brad-t

Wow, I worked in marketing at Mega Bloks around the time this was made, and Halo was probably my biggest project. I had no idea this existed and never heard anyone mention it. Very well kept secret. I wonder why it suddenly appeared now.

The company making it went belly-up in 2016 unfortunately. Little things leaked out. It was actually missed, the existence could have been known from other sources but nothing quite like this.
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(01-09-2017, 09:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by dancrane212

Would they? I figure positioning it as a "demanded by the fans" project would go over well for most folk.

haggar has given us expectations already, but if they do make one and its fun and great thats cool.
KojiKnight
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(01-09-2017, 09:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by DonShula

Am I the only one who automatically assumed a Mega Bloks game had to be an inferior clone of a Lego game?


It was my first thought when I first saw the thread... Lego marketing to strong.
dancrane212
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(01-09-2017, 09:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Diablohead

haggar has given us expectations already, but if they do make one and its fun and great thats cool.

Completely missed the point of your post about it being different from Haggar. Don't mind me.
Hexer06
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(01-09-2017, 09:33 PM)
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This actually looks a lot better than I thought it would. There was a LOT of content done, too it seemed. I would actually play this, especially with friends. I could see this being really family friendly as well.
Its Quite Toasty
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(01-09-2017, 09:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

tooooooo soon
Compsiox
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(01-09-2017, 09:35 PM)
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I don't know how I would feel about the development being continued when the studio behind it is dead.
Ray Down
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(01-09-2017, 09:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

HAHAHAHAHA

Too soon man.
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(01-09-2017, 09:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Compsiox

I don't know how I would feel about the development being continued when the studio behind it is dead.

Maybe they wouldn't have closed had it been greenlit.
Compsiox
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(01-09-2017, 09:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Slightly Live

Maybe they wouldn't have closed had it been greenlit.

It was greenlit apparently but it got cancelled.
Vimes
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(01-09-2017, 09:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by DonShula

Am I the only one who automatically assumed a Mega Bloks game had to be an inferior clone of a Lego game?

I mentioned this in the other thread, but watching the video I was surprised to see a visual consistency that is sorely lacking from the Lego games. I wish Traveller's Tales would dial back on the realistic textures and environments, it's really jarring against the Lego characters and objects.
mclem
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(01-09-2017, 09:42 PM)
How unfortunate. Despite it being a Halo game codenamed Haggar, they didn't Finish the (Final) Fight.
rottendevice
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(01-09-2017, 09:57 PM)
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The game looks great, but it's also no surprise that a Mega Bloks games got cancelled.
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(01-09-2017, 10:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

Damnnnnnn
Zeouterlimits
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(01-09-2017, 10:05 PM)
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Kinda feel like N-Space could've gotten a shout out there too, but very cool that Ross & 343 decided to address it at all, I'm impressed.
Cyndra
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(01-09-2017, 10:09 PM)
Very cool of her to give a comment regarding the project. While not much similar leaks are met with silence from other publishers and developers.

With a big IP like Halo I'd be interested to see other projects that have been scrapped.
psyfi
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(01-09-2017, 10:17 PM)
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I'd love to see the mainline Halo games take on some of that cartoony art style. Especially in the environment art. The series could really use a visual refresh.
wwm0nkey
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(01-09-2017, 10:19 PM)
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Really didn't expect them to address this. Wonder if it could get resurrected since the word of mouth is actually pretty positive or at least something similar.
Akai__
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(01-09-2017, 10:28 PM)
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several similar projects we have evaluated throughout the years a process that we continue exploring on an ongoing basis

Now I'm really curious how many projects there actually were.
Razgriz-Specter
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(01-09-2017, 10:36 PM)
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Wells there is always Activision with Call of Duty and Destiny Mega Bloks.
Salty Rice
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(01-09-2017, 10:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

Savage
Van Bur3n
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(01-09-2017, 10:49 PM)
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Bonnie Ross...or some say head of 343 Industries. Do you hear our prayers? Grant us Mega Bloks. Grant us MEGA BLOKS.
Lifeline
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(01-09-2017, 10:52 PM)
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Mega Bloks should enter the video gaming scene, Lego needs a competitor.
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(01-09-2017, 11:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Van Bur3n

Bonnie Ross...or some say head of 343 Industries. Do you hear our prayers? Grant us Mega Bloks. Grant us MEGA BLOKS.

Now I'm waking up, I'll forget everything. Including Scalebound. Please no Bloodborne clone on Xbox One.

I really hope Scalebound and Fable get reborn on PC or PS4.
Killer Queen
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Guaranteed to blow your mind
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(01-09-2017, 11:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Apdiddy

Now I'm waking up, I'll forget everything. Including Scalebound. Please no Bloodborne clone on Xbox One.

I really hope Scalebound and Fable get reborn on PC or PS4.

You really hope Microsoft owned IPs get reborn on PlayStation?
Good luck
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(01-09-2017, 11:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by HStallion

After Scalebound comes out

tee hee.
FinaruDensetsu
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(01-09-2017, 11:10 PM)
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Oooh does "keep feedback coming" mean there's a chance?
borges
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(01-09-2017, 11:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by lucebuce12

😥

Seems today all threads will be tied somehow to scalebound ha
Apdiddy
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(01-09-2017, 11:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Killer Queen

You really hope Microsoft owned IPs get reborn on PlayStation?
Good luck

They don't have to be called "Scalebound" or "Fable," but be spiritual successors to those games.

Still -- you raise a great point. It's unrealistic to expect Sony to pick up everything and publish everything or swoop in and rescue doomed projects.
Loch Doun
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(01-09-2017, 11:19 PM)
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How did a shit game like Spartan Assault make it through prototype phase but this didn't?
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(01-09-2017, 11:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by borges

Seems today all threads will be tied somehow to scalebound ha

Most hype it's gotten since being announced. :)

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