We'll render a verdict on Halo 4 next week, when everyone has had a chance to calm down and we've had a chance to venture into the terrifying darkness of Lower Manhattan, where our copy of the game rests, very much unlooted. In the meantime, if you need to get excited for the game, Joystiq has you covered:
The developer launches the best kind of protest, which is to wave an impressive, throbbing shooter in your face. Trust me, you want this.
You heard it there first, folks: playing Halo 4 is like having something impressive and throbbing waved in your face. You want it.