A remake for the first game in the now iconic Halo series, Halo: Combat Evolved, is possibly being crafted in-house. 343 Industries, a new studio that will focus on games in the Halo universe, is supposedly heading this project.
Apparently, this is all based on “industry chatter” at the moment. It’s been suggested that MS has been considering remakes for this particular series for a while now. Remember however that they expressed disapproval in remakes, saying:
We obviously have a lot of new things going on, so the thought of re-doing a bunch of things is probably difficult to just weave into the overall portfolio,
Checkout the full story on that here. Personally, I’m pretty sure it’s just a matter of time before MS are firmly aboard the HD remakes train. See this feature for a few reasons why this is an awesome idea.