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Final episode of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn now available

The fifth, and final, episode of the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn webseries is here. All that’s left is to watch as Lasky and the Master Chief go toe-to-toe with the Covenant. Will they make it out alive? Since Forward Unto Dawn is a prequel, that’s a big yes. But it’s still fun to watch.

If you missed any part of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, head over to our hub page for the webseries and catch up on the previous episodes. And don’t forget, Halo 4 launches for the Xbox 360 on November 6.

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Watch Episode 4 of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn now

The fourth episode of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn has arrived and the Master Chief has come with it. It may not be a Halo movie, but the super soldier also known as John-117 has certainly been making the live action rounds over the last two weeks. Here’s where we’re at this week:

While Corbulo Academy is being destroyed by the Covenant invasion, the surviving cadets fight bravely alongside their only hope: The Master Chief.

And don’t forget, next Friday, November 2, marks the conclusion of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, four days ahead of Halo 4‘s launch on the Xbox 360.

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn – Part 3 is now available

It’s a fine Friday morning and that means one thing, a new episode of the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn webseries is available for your viewing pleasure. It makes a nice companion to the David Fincher-produced/Tim Miller-directed Halo 4 live-action trailer that went live late last night.

So what’s in store for Part 3? How about the continuing adventures of Hastati Squad…

Just as Hastati Squad is confronted by a video of secret ONI super-soldiers, their war and their whole universe are changed forever by a much more deadly surprise.

The fourth part of the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn webseries will be available next Friday, October 26.

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn – Part 2 is now available

It’s Friday morning, so here’s the second episode of Microsoft’s Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn webseries. In this episode…

Cadet Michael “Sully” Sullivan continues to decode the hidden ONI combat video as Lasky’s struggle with his place in the UNSC ignites with fellow cadet Walter Vickers. After a classroom confrontation with Captain Mehaffey and a challenge from Chyler, Lasky pulls Hastati Squad back from the brink…at a terrible physical cost to himself.

Don’t forget to check back next Friday for part three!

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Part one of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn webseries is here

We’ve been waiting for the debut of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn for a long time, April, to be exact. But after a Summer of teasing, the first episode of the webseries is finally here.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn follows UNSC Cadet Thomas Lansky during the early days of the human and Covenant war. Lansky will play a major role in Halo 4 and Forward Unto Dawn will give gamers their first glimpse at the character.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn will play out over five episodes, with a new episode popping up online every Friday between now and November 2. An extended 90-minute version of the webseries is set to be included with the Halo 4 Limited Edition, which will be available on November 6.

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn premieres October 5; full-length trailer released

As promised, 343 Industries and Machinima Prime have unveiled the full-length trailer for Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn at Comic-Con. The almost four-minute video has also revealed an October 5 premiere date for the episodic series. Five episodes will be produced, with a new episode appearing every week, culminating with the November 6 launch of Halo 4.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn tells an exciting story of heroism and sacrifice on a scale never before seen in the Halo universe, taking fans back to the beginning of the human and Covenant war and leading into the events of Halo 4. Set against the backdrop of a United Nations Space Command (UNSC) military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky struggles with his doubts about this war, and with the burden of expectations he may not be able to carry. As Lasky comes to terms with his potential as a military leader, the terrifying alien alliance known as the Covenant arrives and turns his world upside down. Inspired by the Master Chief, he must decide what it means to be a hero. Halo fans who experience Lasky’s thrilling origin story in Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn will be rewarded with special insights into the story of Halo 4 and the Halo Infinity multiplayer experience.

If you’d prefer to watch Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn in one big chunk, a 90-minute extended version will be included in the Halo 4 Limited Edition, which will also be available on November 6.

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Get your first look at the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn teaser trailer

Microsoft’s “Halo studio,” 343 Industries, is hard at work on this Fall’s Halo 4, which is the start of a brand new trilogy starring the Master Chief. But they’re also hard at work on the live-action episodic series Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, which will also make its debut this Fall.

Over the weekend, Machinima unveiled the first Forward Unto Dawn teaser trailer, which you can view above.

It’s not quite a Halo movie, but I am definitely excited to learn more about Forward Unto Dawn at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, which begins on July 12.

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Microsoft announces Halo 4 Limited Edition

Microsoft began their big Halo 4 marketing push today, as the publisher has announced a pre-order program for the Limited Edition of the game. Also, they announced a Halo 4 Limited Edition, but that’s not much of a surprise, is it?

Purchasing the Limited Edition will set you back $99.99, but it includes a huge variety of Halo-themed extras such as free access to nine DLC maps, unlocked Specializations, unique character and weapon skins, and an extended version of the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn live-action series.

But if you’d prefer your Halo 4 Limited Edition contents in handy list form (with Microsoft-provided descriptions), we’ve got that after the break. (more…)

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