After Bungie said they had a surprise announcement up their sleeves for this week, a rumour began that a character from Halo might make a special guest-appearance in Dead or Alive 4, the Xbox 360 fighter from Team Ninja.
Bungie have revealed today that the DoA4/Halo team up will indeed happen, though declined to say exactly which character will be putting in an appearance. They may have dropped a broad clue however with a jokey mock-up image of a lineup of Halo characters; Cortana is conspicuously the only character moving.
The only other concrete information that can be gleaned about the cameo at this point is that Team Ninja took care of the character’s fighting style, while Bungie themselves handled weaving the story of how the character appeared in the DoA universe.
As an extra teaser at the end of their announcement, Bungie also reveal that the DoA4/Halo news is not all of the surprise they hinted at last week:
Who is this mysterious character? We can’t say. Almost every denizen of our universe has some kind of capacity for violence, and it could be anyone…or anything. So keep guessing. The answer will be revealed in time. Oh, and although I did hint at this surprise in last week’s update, that wasn’t everything….
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