Set during the waning days of the Human-Covenant war, Olympus will be a full-feature game, complete with a story driven campaign mode, the survival mode Firefight and more including online stat tracking and armor customization.

Halo: Olympus was created under Microsoft's Game Content Usage Rules, using assets from Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo Reach, copyright Microsoft Corporation.

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11 comments by Team_Pulsar on Nov 23rd, 2012

You may have noticed the lack of updates as of late - both here and on our site. I'm sad to announce that we've cancelled work on the project.

I could write a book of reasons why - one of our two programmers bailed and while attempting to regain control of the project we realized that our hearts frankly weren't in it anymore. The project had become dull an unexciting - working within the confines of an established franchise looses its novelty very quickly. The series itself is just getting rather old if we're being honest, and instead of spending another year or two stumbling through development we decided that enough was enough.

At this time, myself and another artist from the team are working on a new project - one we've created entirely by ourselves. We realize that without 'Halo' slapped on the cover of our game we'll loose a good majority of interest, which is always disheartening, but it's be a relief not having to piggyback off of an existing game to get attention. When we're ready to show it off, we'll create a new project page here on IndieDB (after closing down this project, of course. We won't 'bait and switch' our projects.) The game is still a 2D, sidescrolling shooter/platformer and will run on a refined and reworked version of OWaW's engine. We will also be including some of our custom content from OWaW (eg - the Shredder weapon, ability to teleport, enemies derivative from our Thrashers, ect.) A development blog we just put up today can be found here.

Lastly, I'd just like to thank everyone who's stuck with us this long and kept this project going as long as it has. I sincerely apologize that this had to turn out the way it has.

Here's to the future! - Appo

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Halo: Out With a Whimper is a 2D side-scrolling fan game currently under development.

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boodah72
boodah72 Apr 22 2011, 5:00am says:

looks like halo ZERO

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FangVV
FangVV Apr 21 2011, 3:54pm says:

contact the people on game maker and ask if they could help make it on andriod iphone and psp and others

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FangVV
FangVV Apr 21 2011, 9:39am says:

nice update its turning out good

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Joe_Shmoe
Joe_Shmoe Apr 19 2011, 11:19am says:

Im not much of a halo fan, but this looks really good... Wish shooters like these were around back in the day =] going to track this one.

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jjawinte
jjawinte Apr 24 2011, 5:14pm replied:

Give it a go man. It's a pretty fair play And I ran the demo back in September ( ? ). I left some thoughts on it.

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do_i_ob
do_i_ob Apr 19 2011, 6:28am says:

hey just tryed your game out and i gotta say fair effort mate good job. I enjoyed Forge a lot it was very well polished and implemented. Im wondering however if there is a possibly of multilayer with this engine. Regardless its good fun as it is. Looking forward to improvements!!! :D

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TheJx4
TheJx4 Apr 20 2011, 9:49pm replied:

Multiplayer is confirmed. Just being worked on last.

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Team_Pulsar
Team_Pulsar Mar 28 2011, 9:09pm replied:

If you're gonna clog up our page with comments, please make them legible - I literally have no idea what you're trying to say.

If you can't do this, then don't bother commenting. Thank you.

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FangVV
FangVV Mar 29 2011, 6:00pm replied:

Fine ok i just asking if u need help and if u guys are working on a new Beta At all

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Team_Pulsar
Team_Pulsar Mar 29 2011, 6:22pm replied:

We don't need help, thanks for the offer though.

We'll release a new beta when we're ready to do so.

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