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By: Mark Lawson

On: 05-Mar-2012


Halo 4 screenshots leaked

Best looking Xbox game yet
The first two in-game screenshots of the hotly anticipated Halo 4 have turned up on the internet.

Two screenshots, courtesy of the embargo-breaking (via NeoGAF) show Master Chief holding the trusty Battle Rifle from Halo 2 and 3.

Paul Featherstone, assistant director of photography at 343 Industries, who took the screenshots, claimed they were "100% untouched", using a "debug cam with in-engine Depth-of-field". Halo 4 principal engine programmer Corrinne Yu took to her Twitter page to hype up the upcoming Xbox 360 exclusive.

"It's the best looking game on Xbox and any other consoles we ever made and we're all from AAA studios," she said. "So proud of team."

Halo 4 is developed by 343 Industries, Microsoft's in-house Halo franchise studio. It is the developer's first title, and the first FPS in the Halo series not to be developed by creator Bungie.

More information on Halo 4 is expected this afternoon at GDC 2012.