Eight years after its conclusion, I thought to revisit the Kilo-5 Trilogy to see how my thoughts may have changed – how I might be able to reconcile with it.
Regrettably, despite my best efforts, I don’t think I’ll ever be able to.
Read More Why I still can’t reconcile with the Kilo-5 Trilogy
Halo now has thirty books.
It’s an incredible, unmatched achievement – and most of it’s excellent. But it is also something that presents a bit of a problem, which can be summarised succinctly as…
Halo now has thirty books!
Read More Halo has a growing transmedia problem
…It’s More Likely Than You Think!
I will show you how to understand Halo 4’s story without having to read The Books™, and this is how…
Read More Understanding Halo 4… WITHOUT the Books
Remember how I said that I was intending to write more positive Halo pieces? Well, I started out on the right track. I went back to older fiction with the intent of looking for some lore to analyse and discuss, thinking that Evolutions would be a good bet (as it has been for me in the past […]
Read More Human Weakness – Ruminations On Cortana
Flashback to November of 2009, about five years ago. It has been a hell of a year for Halo – two whole games (Wars and ODST) have been released, Halo 3 still dominates Xbox Live and you’re playing on the second batch of Mythic Maps with your friends. The anime series Halo Legends has also just […]
Read More The Reclaimer Saga and the Future of the Domain
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 still have nine more levels to go through… If each post is roughly 2500 words […]
Read More Halo 4, Level-by-Level Analysis – Dawn
We’re finally starting to get some information regarding 343 Industries’ upcoming Halo game on the Xbox One, set for a late 2014 release. This article on Halo Waypoint, New Year’s Revolutions – A Bite Sized Peek Behind the Curtain, covers some of the shifts in management that 343 has been experiencing – perhaps most notably the appointment […]
Read More Halo: Xbox One – First Official Concept Art Released