Halo MCC [PC]

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  1. hoom

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    Still almost certainly the greatest game Trailer of all time <3

    Its so good in so many ways:
    Starts with black cut to white & single discordant note fading to slow moving camera showing off the higher quality environment/effects like its just some tech-demo.
    Slow build glimpses of a figure that you miss first couple of times you watch, with various environmental effects providing intermittent obscuration, leading up to the reveal of the improved MC model/textures/shaders.
    Slow build with discordant notes & visual glitches cutting over the main view with Cortana audio mixed with bits of Gravemind.
    The epic cut from revealed Cortana to revealed MC and then bam sudden Covenant fleet (but this is Earth!) with blaring trumpet ta-da da da.
    Pan to giant crater (but this is Earth!) & mysterious Forerunner portal opening (mirroring the hole in the clouds above) to Orchestral main theme.
    White flare out of the portal blooms to white then cut to black & single note again, mirroring the beginning 'this is the way the world (and trailer!) ends'.
    Back to the trumpets for the end-titles done glitchy like the Cortana visuals.

    Its visually & audibly beautiful and exciting but mysterious & worrying too.

    Even though I've never even played anything other than Halo1 I've still gone to watch that trailer from time to time in the forlorn hope that one day I get to play it (and Halo2 first), to finally understand wtf is going on and just because of how good it is.


    I wonder who directed that & what else they've done?
     
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  2. Davros

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    You are aware Halo 2 is out for the P.C
     
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    Honestly no, or was there something like its in MS store only & at excessive price?
     
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    Did H2 PC require Vista?
     
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    yes it did, also works on anything later plus someone hacked in xp support
     
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    Halo 3's not a bad game by any stretch but will be massively disappointing next to a decade of that trailer playing in your mind.
     
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    https://www.halowaypoint.com/en-us/news/mcc-development-update-april-2019

    Bunch of things.


    WIP - Note the "Center Crosshair" - presumably related to how Halo has had a lower vertical position for the crosshairs since Halo 2 IIRC. Neat.

    [​IMG]
     
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