The lights are on
A young Halo fan who endured a nine-hour liver transplant was treated with a surprise visit from Bungie and a host of gifts.
The boy's father, who goes by the online handle "fiscal_" posted an image gallery of the boy and his thanks. Gifts included a card signed by members of the studio, a Halo shirt, and, most impressively, a full-sized replica of Carter's helmet from Halo: Reach. Dad says his son is recovering well, and that the gifts were a big mood booster in a difficult time.
The father also cut off any back-seat parenting off at the pass, saying that his son doesn't play the M-rated series, but that he loves the character of Master Chief and the series' action figures. Dad says the boy only watches snippets of the game when he's with his parents.
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Nice job, Bungie.
i bet the kids name was john
I may not have an XBOX or actually like Halo, but THAT is an awesome gift for someone in a hardship.
Seeing the little guy with a tube in his nose tugs at my heart strings man. I think it was really cool of Bungie to do this, and that man is a great father for spending time with his son like that. Glad to know he's recovering from what must be a harrowing ordeal.
Now I want to support Bungie.
Good for the kid, this made my day!
I wish I got a liver transplant...okay maybe not, but I do wish I got a hand on that helmet.
Way to go Bungie !!
Better news then any of the So called news agencies have been posting lately about time we heard something good for a change. Thanks for sharing this GameInformer !!!
I love good video game companies. This just makes me happy.
Video games don't make you violent, they just give you the feels
Yeah, exactly to all you back seat parents, stfu. Master Chief is a wonderful story of alien killing, bad @$$-ery, but most of all, the never ending perseverance and self sacrifice made by a man who does nothing more than strive to be stronger. Not just for himself, not for glory, but so when the dust settles and the mission is complete, all his comrades are still left standing to fight again.
Way to go Bungie for being such a great group of guys, even if this was just for pure publicity it was a nice thought and you really helped a kid through a tough time. Now when he has to take pills to make sure his liver is rejected he thinks of the nice thought of strangers and can play Halo 5 and 6 by 343 Studios.
Well thats interesting, i hope the kid is alright.
I love it when people do this. Acts of kindness that crop up seemingly randomly really warm my heart. Felt the same way when Borderlands did the eulogy for Mamarill, and helped that guy propose (although the latter wasn't as interesting).
thx Bungie !!
That's why I love Bungie.
This is always a great thing to see from the community at large.
Sweet move, Bungie ^^.