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Halo: Fireteam Raven is a New Arcade Halo Game Coming to Dave and Busters This Fall

Well this is a surprise.

News by Matt Kim, .

Today during the third Inside Xbox show, 343 announced a new partnership with Raw Thrills on a new Dave and Busters arcade game called Halo: Fireteam Raven.

Set during the events of Halo: Combat Evolved, the arcade experience developed in partnership with Halo stewards 343. Players will jump into a arcade pod which can fit four people. They will play as ODST soldiers fighting the Covenant alongside the Master Chief.

Halo Fireteam Raven

Similar to those immersive arcade games, players will interact with a large mounted turret gun while the action plays out on a 130-inch 4K screen experience. I'm sure you can name a couple other arcade rides that follow a similar mechanic. I think the last one I played was one for Jurassic Park, also at a Dave and Busters.

This is the first Halo game announcement since last year's Halo Wars 2 made in collaboration between 343 and Creative Assembly. There hasn't been a proper mainline Halo game since 2015's Halo 5: Guardians.

An arcade cabinet however is an unexpected venture for the Halo franchise, thought Raw Thrills has a history of porting console and PC games to an arcade format. The company recently released Injustice onto arcade cabinets.

Halo: Fireteam Raven will be available in Dave and Busters locations this fall. Meanwhile, we will hopefully see a proper Halo announcement at this year's E3. You can see our full E3 2018 guide for the complete schedule and coverage details.

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  • Avatar for LBD_Nytetrayn #1 LBD_Nytetrayn 3 days ago
    When I first heard about this and saw that Eugene Jarvis was attached, I was hoping we'd get a new Halo-meets-Smash TV sort of game, kind of like Spartan Assault and Spartan Strike (still waiting on that one to come to Xbox One, Microsoft). Something easily ported to home consoles.

    So I'm a little disappointed, but Halo-meets-Terminator 2: The Arcade Game doesn't sound so bad.
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