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In Defence of Halo 2’s Cliffhanger

The darkness of space twisted, warped, pulsed, and then exploded into a brilliant white light as the fragile walls between normal space and its dimensional subdomain rent apart. Anodyne Spirit emerged through the slipstream, its divine engines speeding its way … Continue reading

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The Master Chief: A Character Study – Halo 2

“Sir, finishing this fight…” In the previous article, we explored the characterisation of the Master Chief in Halo: Combat Evolved and the reception that had was everything I’d hoped! With the enrichment of greater context and a closer look at the cutscenes, the resounding … Continue reading

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The Master Chief: A Character Study – Halo: CE

“I think we’re just getting started…” The Master Chief… There’s been quite a bit of discussion over the last few weeks, following Frank O’Connor’s stated intentions of doubling down on the Chief focus in Halo 6 – but the angle from … Continue reading

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The Reclaimer Saga and the Ur-Didact’s Future

The Ur-Didact was, as we all know, the central antagonist in Halo 4’s story. The insane Warrior-Servant manipulated John and Cortana into opening up his Cryptum to release him after 100,000 years of imprisonment and that enabled him to pursue … Continue reading

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The Reclaimer Saga, the Ark, and Ragnarok

Consider this something of an addendum to my comprehensive post on the Ark Theory. With some of the recent revelations surrounding the recently announced Halo 5: Guardians, including a new piece of concept art and comments from both Bonnie Ross … Continue reading

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Halo 5 – The Ark Theory

You may recall last October that I made a lengthy post on this subject which covered a few basic areas of where I think the story of the next Halo game is going to go (Halo: Xbox One – What’s … Continue reading

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Halo 4, Level-by-Level Analysis – Dawn

So it’s at this point that I’ve only really begun to comprehend the scale of the task I’ve set myself. My analysis of the Prologue, a three minute scene out of a six-to-eight hour game, was 2500 words and I … Continue reading

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