Halo: Spartan Assault “Operation Hydra”

HALO: SPARTAN ASSAULT GETS NEW MISSIONS, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND MORE

Exploration turns to explosive combat in Operation Hydra, a new Title Update for Halo: Spartan Assault which adds five all-new missions, Xbox 360 controller support, new achievements, and more. Operation Hydra will be available on August 29th. On top of this, power weapons previously only available through in-app purchase can now be acquired through using XP.

Below we are detailing the five new achievements you can nab which can net you a total of 50 points to add to your Gamerscore! Operation Hydra will be available on August 29th.

Archeology Complete Operation F 10 Points
Silvertip Destroy all Mega Turrets with the Grizzly tank in Operation F, Mission 2 10 Points
Tour of Duty Earn all Gold stars in Operation F 10 Points
Vidmaster Challenge 2.0 Complete Operation F, Mission 4 with the Blind and Thunderstorm Skulls active 15 Points
A for Effort Complete all Operation F mission challenges 5 Points
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Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition Confirmed

Earlier today IGN came across a photo revealing details about a Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition that will be coming out later this October. It will include all of the downloadable content from the release day of Halo 4 (so far) for $49.99.

At the time this was a rumour but just recently a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed the Game of the Year Edition with this statement

“A Game of the Year Edition of Halo 4 will be offered this October, offering tremendous value for fans who want to enjoy one of the most critically acclaimed games of 2012, and additional DLC all in one place. We will have more details to share during the live stream of the Halo Global Championship Finals this Sunday.”

The Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition will include:

  • Spartan Ops Season 1
  • War Games Map Pass:
    • Crimson, Majestic, and Castle Map Packs
    • Two in game helmets
    • and 1 in game emblem
  • Halo 4 Champions Bundle
    • Bullseye Map Pack
    • Infinity Armor Pack
    • Steel Skin Pack
    • and bonus content!
  • Pre-order bonus and Limited Edition exclusive content.

This is an $80 value for $49.99!

– Chief

Source: http://ca.ign.com/articles/2013/08/26/halo-4-game-of-the-year-edition-outed

Destiny ViDoc #2 Breakdown – Out Here in the Wild

Delve deeper into the world of Destiny with the Bungie team to discover more ways to become legend on this new adventure.

Here’s my analysis of the second ViDoc Bungie released for Destiny at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The ViDoc dives deepering into character and weapon customization, the different game modes and activities, as well as Gaurdian’s abilities now called “Supers”, and our first look into competitive Gaurdian vs Gaurdian multiplayer.

– Chief

Destiny ViDoc #2 – Out Here in the Wild

Delve deeper into the world of Destiny with the Bungie team to discover more ways to become legend on this new adventure.

Bungie has just released their second ViDoc for Destiny that was just recently aired at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The ViDoc dives deepering into character and weapon customization, the different game modes and activities, as well as Gaurdian’s abilities now called “Supers”, and our first look into competitive Gaurdian vs Gaurdian multiplayer.

Enjoy the video and stay tuned to my breakdown of this trailer. You never know what you may have missed. Check out my YouTube channel.

** UPDATE [8/24] : Here’s a link to my breakdown of the trailer 

– Chief

Halo 4 Champions Bundle Achievement Guide

MixMaker117 shows us how to earn the new Halo 4 Achievements from the Champions Bundle

Shocking In Bullseye DLC matchmaking, activate both electrical surge systems during a match on Vertigo. 10 points
Got it! In Bullseye DLC matchmaking, acquire the Rocket Launcher at the start of a match on Pitfall. 20 points
Protect This House In matchmaking, assassinate the ball carrier within five meters of your own goal in Ricochet. 30 points
Hat Trick In matchmaking, score three times in one round of Ricochet. 33 points
From Downtown In matchmaking, score by throwing the ball from 30 meters in Ricochet. 25 points
Can’t Catch Me In matchmaking, score a goal in Ricochet while taking damage with the Resistor active. 25 points
Just a Scratch In matchmaking, recover full shields from low health with both Resistor and Recharge active. 20 points
Pitchin’ a Tent In matchmaking, effectively camp one location without dying for a full 60 seconds. 20 points
One-Man Army In matchmaking, get four consecutive kills with the Rocket Launcher without dying. 40 points
Repeat Survivor In matchmaking, survive three vehicle explosions in a row with the Survivor package. 27 points

 

Halo 4 Champions Bundle: Spartan Assault Content Overview

An overview of the bonus content you get if you’ve purchased the Halo 4 Champions Bundle and Halo: Spartan Assault. You get Striped DMR Weapon Skin, Determined Stance, Vision and Rush armor skins.

– Chief

Halo 4 Champions Bundle: Bonus Content Overview

Halo 4 Champions Bundle Bonus Content Overview. A look at the bonus content that you can only get by purchasing the Champions Bundle for 800 MSP

– Chief

Halo 4 Champions Bundle: Steel Skin Pack Overview

Halo 4 Steel Skin Pack Overview. A look at the steam punk style weapon skins for UNSC, Covenant, and Forerunner loadout weapons. This pack costs 240 MSP individually, but is part of the Halo 4 Champions Bundle

– Chief

Halo 4 Champions Bundle: Bullseye Pack Overview

Halo 4 Bullseye Pack Overview. A look at the Ricochet Armor, Ricochet Gametype, Pitfall, and Vertigo. This pack costs 480 MSP individually, but is part of the Halo 4 Champions Bundle

– Chief

Halo 4 Champions Bundle: Infinity Armor Pack Overview

Halo 4 Infinity Armor Pack Overview. A look at the MARK V, ODST, and PREFECT Armor sets. This pack costs 240 MSP but it is part of the Halo 4 Champions Bundle

– Chief