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Halo 4 Campaign Screens Look Dark and Dramatic
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A whole bunch of Halo 4 campaign screenshots have surfaced today, showing the Master Chief rocking some Covenant hardware as well as his trusty assault rifle. There's also a look at some of the antagonist Covenant forces getting all up in the Chief's grill and Cortana, looking naked and blue.

There's 20 screenshots in all (count 'em), and you can view every last one in the gallery. They look incredible of course, indicating that 343 Industries is still most definitely on the right track.

Check out a handful of the new shots below, then armour up for Halo 4 on November 6th, 2012.

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Comment #1 by master_shake_350
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:30:32 AM
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It just keeps getting better. I get to try the game today i'm so excited :D

Cant wait for this to be released.


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Comment #2 by KH308
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:31:56 AM
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It says chief rocking some covenant hardware but isn't that forerunner?


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Comment #3 by citizen666
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:32:37 AM
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No idea what it is, but I keep getting less and less interested in this. Right now it's pretty much only nostalgia for the old Halo's that's keeping me mildy interested at all.


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Comment #4 by Homaz
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:37:36 AM
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The last one looks borderlands-like cell shading... not really halo.


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Comment #6 by ThePumpkinKing
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:39:17 AM
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"Bewbs"? Really?? Not much for professionalism these days are we?


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Comment #8 by Deano09
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:45:30 AM
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Halo. Poor poor game


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Comment #9 by BiggD
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:46:42 AM
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I'm really digging the new aesthetics of the Covenant. The Elites look more rugged and the Jackals appear to be more terrifying in a sense. I miss Cortana's design from Halo 2 however. I can't wait 'til November 6th!


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Comment #10 by Chris724
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:49:18 AM
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Nice Screens...Looking Good


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Comment #11 by ModernSith2010
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:50:48 AM
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Is this a PC version as those images look so crisp and detailed.


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Comment #13 by ModernSith2010
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:53:38 AM
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@12 and people keep saying the xbox360 has ran it's course pfft.


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Comment #14 by MrRedrum
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:55:57 AM
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Looking good. This should provide some solid fun for my friends and I in the coming months.


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Comment #15 by quaneylfc
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 05:57:14 AM
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Bewbs?
Why be rude?... Its just a game you wierdo


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Comment #16 by Hudson888
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:01:13 AM
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Graphics look much improved.
This game looks amazing, cant wait for it. I think I may have to book a day off work.


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Comment #17 by xGallade
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:04:44 AM
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(2nd Screenshot) Jackal looks like a dinosaur.


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Comment #18 by Richie82 [STAFF]
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:05:25 AM
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@6 & 15 - Wow... It was just a joke fellas. Yeesh.


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Comment #19 by Akatsuki Sensor
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:12:42 AM
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@18 - Hey don't worry, bewbs is bewbs :P

I don't see how that was rude in the slightest. Some people need to get over themselves.


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Comment #20 by ronnie42
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:12:49 AM
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Looks pretty dark. Can't wait for this.lol


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Comment #21 by CHiLLiONS
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:24:32 AM
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Voluptuous breasts? Plump knockers, nice melons? Tits maybe? big BOOOBIES? Cant please everyone. I was briefly entertained, thanks for not writing the piece like #6 would have written it. :D

Can't wait to see how the 343 treatment is working on the halo universe, I really want to play halo but I can't stand Reach, at all. Maybe they can make a classic? I am both doubtful and hopeful.


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Comment #22 by CHiLLiONS
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:32:30 AM
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By the way, when are we going to get the broken games fixed here on x360a??? Like cod:waw and battlefield 3 for example? They coding is not proper. And when is there going to be a windows 8 section? is there going to be? There should be. I have a few ideas on how to better implement some of the site features, just ask me, no charge.... :D


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Comment #23 by Hannibal king 88
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:32:45 AM
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Bewbs rules man. And the jackle looks like godzilla lmao . They look good though but the elite looks like crap


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Comment #24 by High Lord Sigma
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:04:15 AM
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One thing I noticed is that there seems to be a new type of grenade. In the picture with the Elite, the Chief's HUD shows frag grenades, plasma grenades, and a third type of grenade that doesn't look like any previous kind in the series.

Also, Jackals got a big time makeover. Now they look even uglier than the Elites. Speaking of which, I think the main reason people are finding them strange is the missing armor in some areas, like the forearms and face.


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Comment #25 by quaneylfc
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:08:52 AM
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I just find it creepy that people fancy game characters, makes games like this that much more nerdy


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Comment #26 by Lazy_FAQer
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:12:13 AM
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Amazing detail in those pics ... especially the covenant jackal & grunts.

Anyway Rich, don't change your style to suit a couple of PC do-gooders with hang-ups! Let them suffer in traps made by their own perceptions!


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Comment #27 by CHiLLiONS
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:23:15 AM
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@25

What is worse, anime or game characters :o......;]......:D


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Comment #28 by Akatsuki Sensor
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:30:38 AM
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But because you notice something that is clearly there doesn't make you fancy whatever it is you may be observing. Like it or not, in the image above you can clearly see Cortana has more focus on her boobs than she does in the previous games. Simply observing this does not mean you fancy the character.


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Comment #29 by wes coas 4 life
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:31:43 AM
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I love bewbs!!!


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Comment #30 by Schir
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:38:59 AM
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Cool images. Can't wait to see the change of graphics.

Though it not the only thing I want to see about Halo 4. I been trying to find out about the co-op campaign, not Spartan Ops, I was wondering who would players 2-4 be if Player 1 is Master Chief? Are they going to do what Bungie did using multi-Chiefs or Master Chief and P2-4's Spartans?


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Comment #31 by Philosopher
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:39:27 AM
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HALO sucks, CoD all the way!


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Comment #32 by Cammulder
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 08:08:10 AM
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Anyone else notice the jackal's leg? It seems like from the knee down it's metallic. What's up with that? If it's a prosthetic leg, and he's back out there fighting, I have a newfound respect for jackals!


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Comment #33 by HubDub
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 08:11:00 AM
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@12
Most likely are pc images dipshit


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Comment #34 by phalanx 100
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 08:32:56 AM
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what have they done with such a great game, it looks like dinosaur hunting now!


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Comment #35 by secretkaos187
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 08:40:55 AM
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@24 It's a forerunner grenade. It works kinda like the power drain gadget from H3. I just imagine Cortana being like a typical women and being like, "My binary is looking a little saggy,let me re-write my programming." which is wierd beause that was supposed to be Dr. Halsley?

@30 Most likely DoppleChiefs.

OT: I say this every HALO news article-related thread; SIMPLY CANNOT WAIT!!!


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Comment #36 by Darkforce412
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 08:45:04 AM
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wtf happened to the jackals, they look more evil, thats still cool im getting this game on the first day it comes out.


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Comment #37 by thenewpeter
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 09:20:00 AM
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Well, the Jackals got one hell of a face lift. :D Bout time they suited how they act in the books.

Looking forward to this, more and more with each things shown. :3


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Comment #38 by KH308
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 09:46:11 AM
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@7 OK I really need some clarification. I always thought prometheans are forerunners or are they two different things? Is it like how the covenant has brutes, grunts, elites and forerunners have prometheans and builders? Sorry, I don't really understand... Lol.


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Comment #39 by ScottHarris
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 09:54:28 AM
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Hope they kill off that bitch Cortana , i will never forgive her for slowing me down in Halo 3 :P


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Comment #40 by quaneylfc
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 10:13:56 AM
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Well I think with the emphesis of the perverted nerd image, this shows that microsoft know what audience to aim for


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Comment #41 by Tsaako
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 10:14:06 AM
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@31 Cods the most over rated game(s) period.


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Comment #42 by TRAGICTRIXIE
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 10:17:54 AM
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Them boobs! I hope they juggle as good as borderlands boobs do!


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Comment #43 by superdupergizmo
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 11:15:39 AM
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I find it hilarious that every comment that doesn't mold itself to popular opinion gets downvoted, even if said comment has a point and is cleverly constructed.


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Comment #44 by JuanPabloSmoker
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 11:32:46 AM
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@ 43 you need to get out more


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Comment #45 by TomWilliams118
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 11:51:19 AM
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Its a pure dam shame that this game is being held back by a 7 year old Technology, Just imagine what it might be like if it was designed to work on the "Xbox 720" (Which is still is Unconfirmed in naming and Existance)

Looking forward to this for the Campaign more than anything :D


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Comment #46 by ModernSith2010
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 12:06:52 PM
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@45 We know they are real, it was reported on here that a few devs have the kits.


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Comment #47 by ModernSith2010
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 12:08:25 PM
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But this game will look fantastic anyway, even if those images are PC captures.


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Comment #48 by ViNyLek
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 12:38:51 PM
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Not fucking grunts again. I swear I thought this game was going to take on a serious tone. I can't imagine a game with grunts being serious=/


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Comment #49 by I mak3 big boom
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 01:22:23 PM
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@45 5 and 6 will be on the nextbox. I just want this game right now!

@48 Grunts are the best enemies ever.


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Comment #51 by gravelandx88
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 04:40:12 PM
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The 2 creatures on the left of the 2nd picture from the top looks similar to Gears of War Locust forces. The woman of the 3rd picture looks similar to Mass Effects EDI.


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Comment #52 by Phantomzero17
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:12:26 PM
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@12 Released screenshots are almost always taken from PC developer builds of the game and then further enhanced with photo editing software.

This has been a fact of life for many years. Don't sweat it though many guys just like you are a little bit out of the loop and jump the gun when answering quesions.


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Comment #53 by Phantomzero17
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 06:17:20 PM
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@38 No you got it right. Prometheans are Forerunner. But like you also said we have the Builders, etc.

#2 just has things a little mixxed up. Although it can be said the Promethean Knight constructs aren't really Promethean Warriors but something else. We really have to wait and see how everything unfolds in Halo 4 and even more so in the book Silentum. I'm banking on the Promethean Knights being composed by the Composer from fallen/infected Promethean Warriors.


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Comment #54 by TeAmExTrEmE737
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 07:42:35 PM
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Lookin' good.


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Comment #55 by HaloFTW
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 11:37:48 PM
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I think jackals looked more... "handsome" the previous games... this just ugly.
Grunts are cuter in CE and REACH.


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Comment #56 by HaloFTW
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 11:43:07 PM
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And I remember that jackals are always LEFT HANDED, but they seem have learned how to use the originally shielded arm to fire.


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Comment #57 by Lazy_FAQer
Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 04:25:28 AM
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@ #40; I hardly think that one picture is an emphasis, but whatever leaps out off the page at you! PS you spelt 'emphasis' wrong.

@ #42; It's 'Jiggle' not 'Juggle'...Pfft didn't DOAX teach you kids anything! :)

@ #42; Cry Moar. IMO! LOletre.


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Comment #58 by Ace IIXII
Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 11:34:44 AM
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You had me at bewbs. P.S. I like the jackal's new look.


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Comment #59 by Darkforce412
Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 11:48:39 AM
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#58 i know right they do look cooler and they seem like if they were unarmed, they would try to bite me to death.


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Comment #60 by Madhafaca
Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 11:50:06 AM
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I'm really really diggin' the aesthetic look of everything. Besides all that "I can't wait to play this game..." frenzy -which I do feel-, I also want to know the canon behind the different types of grunts (storm grunts, imperial grunts...), if there is one.


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Comment #61 by Tai_MT
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 @ 07:50:23 AM
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@43

Did you read the comments? I haven't seen one that's "cleverly constructed" in here yet that is about hating Halo. They are mostly blanket statements and opinions that in no way reflect actual facts. Or do you count "Halo sucks, CoD all the way!" as a "cleverly constructed" comment?


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Comment #62 by Restricted-Access
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 @ 03:03:49 AM
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I guess we can expect Cortana camel-toe in Halo 5?! :-p


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