A Halo…Arcade Game? 343 Explains the Origin of Halo: Fireteam Raven

In the long wait for another entry in the Halo-verse, no one would have guessed the next chance to share the screen with Master Chief would come in the form a mammoth arcade game. The announcement of Halo: Fireteam Raven – a joint effort between 343 Industries and arcade developers Raw Thrills and Play Mechanix – seemingly came out of nowhere.

In the few short months since that announcement, Halo: Fireteam Raven is already out in the wilds of Dave and Busters across the country, waiting for you and up to three others to gun down droves of Covenant and Flood as a the titular ODST foursome during the events of Halo: Combat Evolved. We’ve already played it, and as our Halo: Fireteam Raven Review states, it’s good! But the question remains, why a Halo arcade game?

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