Halo Reach : No Waggle Here, Folks

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Last week there was a plenitude of equivocal speculation – spurred on by floating crosshairs in an image – that bungie’s next Halo game, Halo : Reach would feature motion-based control courtesy of Microsoft’s Project Natal.

Any such conjecture can now be firmly put to rest, as bungie have confirmed, rather emphatically, that Halo : Reach will not be using the newfound controller-less waggle.

The reason for the misaligned crosshair apparently stems from a bug in the game’s screenshot console command, as detailed in bungie’s somewhat humourous Mythbusters-themed weekly update.

The studio then went on to say that “Halo: Reach is NOT a Natal title and is being developed expressly with the traditional Xbox 360 controller in mind.” There you have it – the game will not feature any silly or exaggerated hand movements. Speaking of hand motions, you can expect a Halo Reach around down south in spring.

Source : bungie

Last Updated: February 1, 2010

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