LONDON – 31 August, 2012 - The new recruits at Corbulo Academy of Military Science, the UNSC’s premiere training facility, gear up for their first-hand training with cyro-sleep in a new vignette entitled “Cryo” from the upcoming live-action digital series, “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn.”
· Synopsis: At the Corbulo Academy of Military Science, cadets receive first-hand training with cryo-sleep, a technology necessary for deep-space travel to other worlds. But for one cadet, trying to get normal sleep the night before his first experience with cryo proves difficult when his head is filled with stories from his very creative room-mate.
Halo 4: “Forward Unto Dawn” is a live-action series that takes fans back to the terrifying beginning of the Human/Covenant war, when the Master Chief inspired a young cadet who would eventually become a leader aboard the UNSC’s greatest vessel: the UNSC Infinity in Halo 4. Created in partnership with top Hollywood talent from film, television and new media, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn brings a brand new ‘Halo’ story to life on a scale never before seen in the universe. The series will debut 5 th October on Machinima Prime and on Halo Waypoint as a five episode series. The “Halo 4” Limited Edition game (£69.99 ERP) will also include the ‘Forward Unto Dawn’ Special Edition, an extended 90-minute version with never-before-seen bonus footage, as well as exclusive fiction and behind-the-scenes content.
Launching on 6 November, 2012 exclusively on Xbox 360, “Halo 4” is the next blockbuster installment of the iconic franchise that has shaped entertainment history and defined a generation of gamers. Developed by 343 Industries, “Halo 4” continues the story of the series’ iconic hero the Master Chief as he returns to confront his destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe. “Halo 4” takes the series in a bold new direction by delivering its most epic and explorative campaign yet, alongside an emotionally resonant story and a groundbreaking multiplayer offering unlike anything before it – setting the stage for an epic new sci-fi saga.
Halo 4 is now available for pre-order in three distinct editions: the standard edition (£49.99 ERP), the Limited Collector’s Edition (£69.99 ERP) and the Xbox 360 Limited Edition Halo 4 console bundle (£269.99 ERP) – please visit http://www.xbox.com/Halo-4 for more details.
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