Halo is one of the flagships of Microsoft and Xbox. The first person shooter that presents us the adventures, and misadventures, of the Master Chief revolutionized the genre. He implemented a new way of understanding shooting games and to this day is one of the highest quality titles in terms of innovation.
Now, through Waypoint, e can learn some of the ins and outs of creating the most famous space saga on Xbox. ” The Complete Untold History of Halo ” tells us the beginnings of the saga and how things could be very different from what we know. For Microsoft the name Halo
was getting nowhere, it did not seem to have too much strength to build on a saga of renown.
“In the company they said it meant nothing, that I had to say something to people and it was not a brand because you were not selling to the public a rare special technology. We wanted to sell a game where you control special super soldiers. In this way we decided to add a subtitle.We thought it was silly, but in the end we accepted. They came up with that idea of Combat Evolved and we thought it was the biggest nonsense in the universe. He did not provide information or say anything at all. It was even grammatically strange. “
Microso ft tried to raise several names as an alternative and did not get anywhere. It was a constant battle between the development team and the company that ended with the addition of Combat Evolved. Also, the main idea was not to add a multiplayer mode, this game mode was about to be canceled until the end points of the creation of the game. Do you conceive a Halo without multiplayer mode?