Halo 5: Guardians (also known as Halo 5) is an upcoming first-person shooter. The Halo franchise game is being developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios. Serving as the sequel to Halo 4, the game is scheduled to be released in Q4 2015.
At E3 2013, Microsoft announced a new, then-untitled addition to the Halo series, along with a trailer appearing to depict a post-Halo 4 Master Chief. After E3, Microsoft Studios corporate vice president Phil Spencer said that the "Reclaimer Trilogy" had been expanded into a longer series of games, saying they " want to limit the Reclaimer story within a trilogy." Bonnie Ross of 343 Industries confirmed the game's Halo 5: Guardians title and 2015 release date in a May 2014 blog post. The game will be exclusive to the Xbox One and run at 60 frames per second.On the departure from the Xbox 360 hardware, Ross noted that the Xbox One allows 343 Industries to broaden the game's scope and utilize the console's dedicated servers. Franchise development director Frank O'Connor explained that Halo 4 pushed its game engine to the limit, such that moving on to the Xbox One called for the development of a new game engine. A Halo television series is being produced by Steven Spielberg, set to air in 2015 in conjunction with the game's launch. Showtime is in negotiations to air the series. During their 2014 E3 press conference, Microsoft revealed that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be released with an exclusive pass to access Halo 5s multiplayer beta, which begins December 29,2014, and runs through January 18, 2015.
The Fallen, also known as spider pirates, are one of the enemy factions in the Destiny universe. The Fallen were presented during the E3 Gameplay Reveal, and have been displayed on the official Destiny webpage and Youtube channel in various videos and images. Their reasons for engaging in combat with the humans and for engaging the Traveler is unknown, but it has been theorized that this aggression is the natural result of influence from The Darkness.
"It's been years since they first made their presence known at the Twilight Gap. While early reports have them centered on or around Mars, the true might of the Cabal is still wrapped in speculation The Cabal are one of the enemy factions in the game. They are described as"War Rhinos", "Dust Giants" and "Sand-Eaters", though they must keep moist and humid within their suits.Cabal wear large suits of armor and carry large powerful weapons. Their ships appear to be very stout and strong, sometimes being described as flying barns.
The Vex, or 'time traveling robots', are a race of robotic antagonists that are centered around Venus. It is believed that they're based from a Venusian structure called the Citadel. Promotional footage has featured this race sharing at least a temporary alliance with the Fallen in the presence of a player. It is unclear if this truce exists when a player has not made themselves a target.