It's been five years since the release of Halo 3 and gamers have been chomping at the bit to get more from Master Chief. Well the wait is now going to be tougher as 343 Industries released a teaser trailer and behind the scenes video on Monday.

Halo 4 will bring back the iconic Master Chief and will dive more into his character. It will also reveal the history of the rift between the Blue and Red Spartans.

Halo 4, which will be the first for 343 Industries, also will bring back past weapons and has said to made improvements on past weapons. It will also offer up a bigger than life multiplayer platform and will offer up enhanced graphics.

As mentioned, it's been five years since the release of Halo 3. Gamers can crack a smile though as Halo 4 is set to be released in time for the 2012 holiday season.

Start saving for your preorder and watch the teaser released yesterday.