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Microsoft offering a first look at Halo: Nightfall at San Diego Comic-Con

Posted on July 11, 2014 AT 03:32am

Microsoft has revealed that it will be hosting a “Halo: Nightfall First-Look” panel during San Diego Comic-Con later this month.

Halo: Nightfall is a new live-action series being headed by Ridley Scott, and will be included in the soon to be released Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The series will be split into five episodes, one airing each week, and tells the story of Agent Locke, a Spartan who “is troubled by aspects of the military industrial complex he inhabits,” and who will also appear in Halo 5: Guardians.

“Prepare for your next step in the Halo Journey with a deep-dive into Halo: Nightfall, the upcoming live-action digital series from 343 Industries and Scott Free Productions,” Microsoft wrote. “Join 343’s Kiki Wolfkill (Executive Producer), Frank O’Connor (Franchise Development Director)along with key Halo: Nightfall cast and crew, and be among the first to get the details of the story and production.”

There will also be panels for Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Sunset Overdrive during the show. As well as these panels, the following titles will be playable at the Xbox Booth and Lounge:

  • Sunset Overdrive
  • Evolve
  • Forza Horizon 2
  • Fable Legends
  • Ori and The Blind Forest
  • Super Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix
  • Madden NFL 15
  • Skylanders Trap Team
  • The Evil Within
  • The Crew
  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  • Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition)
  • Killer Instinct
  • Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved
  • Project Spark
  • Minecraft
  • Powerstar Golf
  • Project Totem
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
  • #IDARB
  • Fenix Rage
  • Dance Central Spotlight
  • Titanfall
  • Forza 5
  • Kinect Sports Rivals

San Diego Comic-Con takes place between July 24-27. Halo: The Master Chief Collection is set to launch exclusively for Xbox One on November 11.

Via: CVG

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