Should they make a new Halo game using COD4's graphics engine?

#1 Posted by L4wz (377 posts) -

Well I was wondering if you guys think Halo should stick with it's look, or upgrade it by using the Engine that powered COD4?
#2 Posted by ajamafalous (11869 posts) -

Why the hell would they change it?

#3 Posted by Diamond (8634 posts) -

I think the Halo look works really good for Halo.  I'd like to see them upgrade the engine some, but I think stuff like the metal glints, and other special effects like the bubble shield present in Halo work well for the environments and enemies.

#4 Posted by Red (5994 posts) -

No, I doubt they would upgrade to a completely stylistically engine used by a game from 2007.

#5 Posted by StaticFalconar (4849 posts) -

No, it would be the first step in making all FPS games look the same.

#6 Posted by MAN_FLANNEL (2462 posts) -

No.  COD 4 had better looking faces on dudes and whatnot, but had HORRIBLE textures (ie doors that were "painted" on walls)
 
They are going to have to make a new engine for reach.   

#7 Posted by Shadow (4978 posts) -

If you want to turn the unique look of the Halo universe into random miscellaneous gritty warfare than sure, why not?

#8 Posted by Seedofpower (3925 posts) -

Meh, I don't think it'll make a difference either way for me. As long as the game play is still fun.

#9 Posted by Gorillawhat (1259 posts) -

A whole part of Halo's draw is it's vibrant colours and lack of gritty meat-cubeness 

#10 Edited by torus (1096 posts) -
@Gorillawhat:
@Shadow:
@MAN_FLANNEL:
 @Diamond said:

" I think the Halo look works really good for Halo.  I'd like to see them upgrade the engine some, but I think stuff like the metal glints, and other special effects like the bubble shield present in Halo work well for the environments and enemies. "

Everything you see done in Halo could easily be done in any modern graphics engine. Things like 'grittiness' and 'vibrant colors' are purely artistic choices.
#11 Posted by TwoOneFive (9459 posts) -

o00o So that it would actually look slightly similar to those ridiculous trailers they made? Yeah i see where you are coming from. Those ads are ridiculous, they show zero gameplay, and live action thats so different from the actual game. stupid fanboys eat it up though

#12 Posted by kmdrkul (3476 posts) -

This may very well have been the worst idea I have heard all day.

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