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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 1

Leading up to the release of Halo 4, Microsoft has produced a 5 part live-action web series: Forward Unto Dawn.

The flashback episodes will follow the Master Chief and a young UNSC cadet, Thomas Lasky, who grows up to become the captain of the UNSC Starship Infinity.  If you’ve seen the Halo 4 trailer, you’ll know that this same ship crash lands on the new alien planet, right alongside Chief.

Forward Unto Dawn will be a compelling series, “filling-in” new fans on the back story and will provide cinematic glory for the uber-nerd fan hordes.

Episode 1 premiered on Friday.  My favorite part was, of course, the warthog.

Halo 4 drops on November 6.

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New Halo 4 Trailer: Forward Unto Dawn Live Action Series

Brace yourselves.  343 Industries just came out with a teaser trailer for a new live-action Halo web series: Forward Unto Dawn.  LIVE-ACTION.  As in, Prometheus + Avatar + District 9.   Humans + costumes + killer CGI.

According to ComingSoon.net, the series follows the Master Chief and UNSC soldiers, one of whom saw Chief kick ass as a youngster and grew up inspired.  Eventually he would become the Captain of the UNSC Infinity (the same ship that crash lands in the Halo 4 Trailer).

This all sounds like one of those interweaving, simultaneous storylines like the movies Crash/Traffic/Snatch, except with far cooler characters.

Forward Unto Dawn brings us one step closer to the Halo movie.  Eventually it will be made.  I just hope that the Halo Universe isn’t butchered like so many horrible Hollywood movies.  It’s Halo.  It’s too important.

And if you have been following my spot-on theory that the movie Prometheus is Halo and Halo is Prometheus, then you’ll love this: one of the confirmed enemies in Halo 4 is called the “Promethean crawler.”  You can’t make this stuff up.

Enjoy.

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