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Halo 2 Anniversary by Certain Affinity (Update: Frankie Denies #83)

Y2Kev

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I haven't been able to finish Halo 2 since the first time I beat it. I think I really just dislike it. But I'd be interested in trying again...
 

metzger203

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If H2A is a reality, I wouldn't be surprised to see Certain Affinity putting some work into the game. Max Hoberman (CA president) was Halo 2's multiplayer lead designer if I remember correctly.
 
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HALO 2 HD CONCEPT SCREENSHOTS



It would not supprise me since Halo CE A was the most successful video game remake ever made. (i forget where i read this but its true.
 

Sid

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This at next Xbox' launch would be a killer app if the visuals have been fully redone.
 

Izick

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So if it's next-gen, it has to have its own multiplayer unlike Halo: CE HD, right? If it's current gen, I guess they could just do some map/gametype stuff for Halo 4.
 

Thug Waffle

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If they pull the same shit they did with CEA (no MP), I'm not going to buy this. Frankie, I know you're out there and I know you've seen many-a-GAFfer complain about that. If you have any say in it, don't let them strip away the MP component. Pwease.


Multiplyer
Get rid of ALL the glitches.
Get rid of BXR.

Someone show this man the door.
 
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HNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNG LOCKOUT HNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNG bxb bxr. I remember when it was posted on the halo2forums. People went nuts.
 

wwm0nkey

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I am fine with button glitches coming back but they need to make it clear its part of the game for any new comers. Like have a MP tutorial section that teaches you the advance stuff.
 

Darryl

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It makes sense for the install base, sure, but how does it make sense when you have a much more powerful machine launching the same year which would allow the game to be remade in a much more impressive way? It would indeed be a killer-app.

if it's just a remake there might only be so many ways you can improve the graphics. maybe 1080p 60fps though? i dunno if a remake would be a killer app regardless
 

Sid

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I hope not. I don't want no half assed thing that had to be done for launch. Wait till next year, and do it proper.
How long has this game been in development? if it would be finished 'properly' by the end of year I hope they release it.
 

Oozer3993

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Somehow, someway, give me a playable version of the E3 2003 demo. I don't even need anything else. I'd pay full price just for that.
 

Stinkles

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And why hasn't Stinkles been in here to deny it yet? Oh wait, here he is, denying it.

I have no idea what the project he is tweeting about is, but CA works on more than just Halo stuff for companies other than just 343, but it is absolutely NOT H2A and nobody is currently working on any such thing.


Somehow, someway, give me a playable version of the E3 2003 demo. I don't even need anything else. I'd pay full price just for that.

This on the other hand is and has always been a cool idea and you never know, it could happen one day. The code still works (albeit crazy buggy).
 

Izick

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And why hasn't Stinkles been in here to deny it yet? Oh wait, here he is, denying it.

I have no idea what the project he is tweeting about is, but CA works on more than just Halo stuff for companies other than just 343, but it is absolutely NOT H2A and nobody is currently working on any such thing.

 

Syphon Filter

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It makes sense for the install base, sure, but how does it make sense when you have a much more powerful machine launching the same year which would allow the game to be remade in a much more impressive way? It would indeed be a killer-app.

Not a killer app at all, and old game remade won't move systems.
 

Oemenia

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Halo 2s SP despite some dud levels and scaled-down environments is still great. Looking forward to this.
 

wwm0nkey

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And why hasn't Stinkles been in here to deny it yet? Oh wait, here he is, denying it.

I have no idea what the project he is tweeting about is, but CA works on more than just Halo stuff for companies other than just 343, but it is absolutely NOT H2A and nobody is currently working on any such thing.




This on the other hand is and has always been a cool idea and you never know, it could happen one day. The code still works (albeit crazy buggy).

Dreams crushed and then slightly restored.
 

Aberrant

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I for one am not currently interested in playing Halo 2 or a Halo 2 Anniversary edition since all of my time is still being invested in playing the amazingness that is Halo 4.

What a masterpiece
 

Vico

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Not a killer app at all, and old game remade won't move systems.

If it's impressive enough, I do think it could. I know a lot of people who would buy it (assuming it's a true remake, not an HD port obviously). Just announce the game by showing the remade "Return To Sender" cutscene running on 720.

I'm not an expert, though.
 
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Oh its just a port, if an awful studio like Saber (at least their gameplay department) can make CEA's campaign good I can trust CA to give the graphics a nice bump and add a few new things like theater.

(If Halo 2 gets spectator mode it will be the greatest thing ever)



Timeshift was fun. And their graphics engine is not that bad and is capable of good to great texture work.
 

Oozer3993

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This on the other hand is and has always been a cool idea and you never know, it could happen one day. The code still works (albeit crazy buggy).

Don't toy with my heart like this. I would absolutely buy it at a high price, even if it was released as-is, crazy bugs and all.
 

Basil

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I hope this is a 360 release, because I'd rather have the whole thing in one place rather than Halo 2 be the "odd man out" by being the only one on Infinite and the only one NOT on 360.