hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

SDCC: Assassinations get hardcore in Halo 4

6:52 PM on 07.14.2012 // Hamza CTZ Aziz
  @CTZ

Halo 4 will see the return of Assassinations, but 343 is adding a little more to the feature depending on what multiplayer mode you're playing. During the Halo 4 panel at Comic-Con, 343 showed off a Capture the Flag specific Assassination where the player slammed his opponent into the ground, and then finished him off by driving the flag pole through his chest. It should also be noted that the flag carrier was dual wielding a pistol. Yes, flag in left hand and pistol in the right hand. Finally.

Next we were shown an Oddball Assassination. The player character was running behind an opponent who was charging at a teammate holding the Oddball. The teammate then threw the Oddball to the player, and from there the player proceeded to Assassinate the enemy soldier by uppercutting him with the Oddball. The Oddball is like the Scattershot, thus instantly disintegrating the guy.

The way the Oddball was tossed looked like it was actually passed to the player like it was a basketball too. 343 wasn't saying anything beyond what was shown, but hopefully this means Oddball/Grifball type games will let players make real passes now.




 Reblog (or) Blog Reply


Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.


destructoid's previous coverage:
Halo 4


  Jun 04

PSA: Halo 4 weapons and playlist updates now live

Weapon and power-up spawns tweaked as well


  Apr 12

Halo 4 downloadable content discounted today

Map pass and specific map packs on sale today


View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant

Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!



  Around the web (login to improve these)




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -