Microsoft has responded to European chatter surrounding a Halo: Combat Evolved
high-definition remake by saying, "Right now our focus is on supporting Halo: Reach
. We have nothing to announce at this time." Putting that through the Joystiq PR Translation Machine pops out one thing: "42." Clearly
, we need to call maintenance.
published the quote from Microsoft after Games Master
magazine implied that a Halo
remake was underway at 343 Industries (the current Halo
custodian), using the Reach
engine. Allegedly, the HD Halo
would drop next November, to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the original Xbox shooter.