Why were these weapons scrapped from the game?

#1FearOfTheLightPosted 3/27/2013 4:59:45 AM
Seeing as how the previous games introduced some nifty weapons:

-Needle Rifle
-Brute Plasma Rifle
-Plasma Repeater
-Brute Shot
-Sentinel Beam
-Spike Grenade
-Incendiary Grenade

I mean, that's a pretty big list of weapons that didn't make the cut when you think about it. On that note:

Pick out 3 from the list that you like to see implemented through an update.
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#2BeastlyIguanaPosted 3/27/2013 5:00:29 AM
Because 343.
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#3iRGushPosted 3/27/2013 5:09:46 AM
Grenade launcher >
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#4SaikredPosted 3/27/2013 5:17:53 AM
Needle Rifle
Spike Grenade

Those are the only two you listed I really miss tbh.
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#5SunDevil77Posted 3/27/2013 5:37:14 AM
Because this isn't the previous games. And good thing too, I never used any of those weapons and I quite like the promethian weapons.

Taking out all those combined is still less of an impact on the game than when Halo 2 took out the AR
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#6SomnambulisticPosted 3/27/2013 5:39:46 AM
Needle Rifle - Crappy version of Carbine
Brute Plasma Rifle - Crap
Plasma Repeater - You mean the regular plasma rifle? Crap too
Brute Shot - Mediocre/no more Brutes
Sentinel Beam - Crap
SMG - Crap
Spike Grenade - Inferior
Incendiary Grenade - Crap
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#7ffmasterjosePosted 3/27/2013 5:46:20 AM
The Needle Rifle was top tier. Thing had a bigger clip than the DMR, as well as a chance to cause a Supercombine explosion on any part of the body if their health was low enough. I really do miss it.
#8MrFish86Posted 3/27/2013 6:20:10 AM
iRGush posted...
Grenade launcher >

yep, this is the one weapon I was really sad to see it not make it into Halo 4. The grenade launcher was one of the best things that Halo Reach did tight. I hope to see it make a return in Halo 5/6 some day.
#9JessicaJungxoPosted 3/27/2013 6:35:52 AM
Hey you also forgot the...

focus rifle
magnum (no scope)
plasma rifle (slightly different from repeater)
flame thrower
missile pod
spiker (made a weird appearance in Halo Reach)
plasma launcher

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#10esprailePosted 3/27/2013 6:49:04 AM
Sentinal beam maybe, but the Promethean weapons are better.
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