There's a lot riding on Halo 4, Microsoft's first stab at the franchise without the aid of Bungie. The gravitas of the situation is conveyed in this latest developer diary – not a word is spoken, but so much is easily understood.
Halo 4 is the next blockbuster installment in the iconic franchise that's shaped entertainment history and defined a decade of gaming. Set in the aftermath of Halo 3, Master Chief returns to confront his own destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe. Halo 4 marks the start of a new saga that begins with its release in 2012.