Bungie revealed a very tasty teaser trailer yesterday, and as a Bungie fan, I am looking forward to the official release of information regarding the trailer. I have my own mind made up about what the trailer shows, and that is what I will share with you.
The trailer is for an expansion to the Halo franchise (fuck off Rob :D), where you will play as an ODST member in a small group of soldiers. Kind of GRAW style (as in the idea). I have a feeling that the large flash shown in the video is of Truth’s ship from Halo 2, jumping into slipspace. I know it’s New Mombasa as there are plenty of signs shown in the video of it being New Mombasa. You play as a soldier in the events after the slipspace, from finding the rest of your platoon all the way up to possibly securing a landing zone for the Chief at the start of Halo 3 (similar to the last video thing that Bungie had made).
Bungie should be able to do a very good job of whatever it is, regardless of the project. They’re a solid studio with a good philosophy of what is fun and what isn’t. Concerning the Mythic Map Pack, there are going to be apparently 6 new maps. 2 will be Halo CE remakes, 2 will be Halo 2 remakes, and 2 will be brand new. I also found out that Longshore is a remake of Headlong. I seriously hope this is true as it really was one of the best Halo 2 maps. I guess we’ll have to wait til November.
In less important news, I joined a couple of University SOCs (Societies) today. After a bit of tedium of going to campus and then going back to my Halls because I didn’t realise I needed an NUS card, for which I needed a passport photo, I finally got to join some groups. The first group was a no brainer, the Gamers SOC, with a surprisingly high female sign up. It looks like a nice little group that range from playing Cluedo, Halo 3 and all the way to RP board games. I’m hoping that there will be a Magic The Gathering sect of people so I can get my game on against them. The other group I joined was the Poker SOC. This was a rather impulsive sign up, but I’m glad I have. The poker lot seem like a lot of fun and it may also be an oppurtunity to win some moneys. I’m looking forward to monday for the first Games Night and I’m sure my mates that signed up are too.