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Heads Up, PC Players: Microsoft Will Let You Play ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ Early

PC gamers will get to play 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' ahead of release as part of Microsoft’s 'Halo' Insider Program. Things will kick off with 'Halo: Reach' first, followed by the other titles later on.

Video Games March 19, 2019

Microsoft Teases 'Halo Infinite': Will The Return Of Master Chief Save The Xbox One?

Microsoft and 343 Industries unveiled 'Halo Infinite,' the highly anticipated next game in the franchise after 2015's 'Halo 5: Guardians.' Will the new 'Halo' game, which will feature a story centered on the iconic Master Chief, save the Xbox One?

Video Games June 11, 2018

New 'Halo' Game Unveiled: Sorry, It's Not 'Halo 6'

Microsoft and 343 Industries have unveiled 'Halo: Fireteam Raven,' a new game in the 'Halo' franchise. It is not 'Halo 6,' but that does not necessarily mean that the highly anticipated title will not be announced soon.

Video Games May 18, 2018

Halo Pro Player's Controller Disconnects During Match In $1M Tournament

A member of Team Reciprocity had his controller disconnected during a 'Halo' World Championship match with Team Envy. The match had ended with their loss, and the series concluded with it as well.

Video Games April 16, 2018

Xbox One Game Pass February 2018 Adding Halo 2, WWE 2K17, And More

Microsoft has revealed the list of eight new games coming to Xbox One Game Pass in February. The list includes some of the 2017s top titles as well as Xbox classics.

Video Games January 17, 2018

Windows Mixed Reality Will Plunge You Into VR For As Low As $399, With Steam Support And New 'Halo' Game

Microsoft revealed that its upcoming Windows Mixed Reality headsets will bring virtual reality technology to homes for as low as $399. The platform will host the next 'Halo' game, and will also support Steam VR content.

Microsoft August 29, 2017

'Pokémon Red' And 'Green,' 'Donkey Kong,' 'Halo,' And 'Street Fighter II' Are 2017's Video Game Hall Of Fame Inductees

Several games have just been added to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Take a look at this year’s Hall of Fame inductees and see if you agree.

Video Games May 5, 2017

Halo Wars 2 Announces Future Updates, Teases DLC

Recently released RTS title ‘Halo Wars 2’ has announced future patches for the game. ‘Halo Wars 2’ was launched on Feb. 21 for Windows and Xbox One.

Video Games February 27, 2017

All Future 'Halo' Games Will Feature Split-Screen Multiplayer, A Glaring Omission In 'Halo 5: Guardians'

According to 343 Industries head Bonnie Ross, all future first-person shooter games in the 'Halo' franchise will support split-screen multiplayer modes. This is good news for fans of the series, as the feature was dropped from 'Halo 5: Guardians.'

Video Games February 24, 2017

Discontinued 'Halo' Mega Bloks Game For The Xbox 360 Surfaces Online [Video]

The 'Mega Bloks Halo' would have been a fun and polished title if released. It was based on Unreal Engine 3 and used original audio sound effects to offer a unique 'Halo' third-person gameplay.

Video Games January 9, 2017

'Halo's' Iconic Warthog Is Swerving Into 'Forza Horizon 3'

Two of Microsoft's biggest gaming franchises collide.

Video Games August 30, 2016

These Fans Are Building A New 'Halo' Game From The Ground-Up On PC

A number of fans are looking to create a multiplayer-focused 'Halo' experience for those without an Xbox One.

Video Games August 22, 2016

E3 2016 Wishlist: All The Games And Announcements We Hope To see

E3 is almost here, and with it, the hopes and dreams of gamers everywhere.

Video Games May 21, 2016

Halo 5 Championship Series Pro League Details Are Out: Here's What You Need To Know

The upcoming Halo 5 Championship Series: Pro League has finally revealed the mechanics and setup for its matches. Included in this update are schedules, tournament formats, qualifying teams and much more!

Video Games April 14, 2016

Halo API Hackathon Gives You A Chance To Take Home Needler Replica, Anubis Replica Helmet And More

Developer 343 Industries has announced the Halo API Hackathon contest that will give developers the chance to showcase their talents. The grand prize winner can walk away with prizes such as the 1:1 Needler replica from NECA, which has been signed by 343 Industries.

Video Games April 6, 2016

'Destiny' Composer Marty O'Donnell Still Doesn't Know Why He Was Fired From Bungie

The ex-'Halo' composer has spoken up about his firing from Bungie and subsequent lawsuit.

Geek March 18, 2016

Mattel's New Set Of 'Halo 5' Action Figures And Toys Looks Amazing

Considering how successful Mattel and Microsoft's other Halo toys have been, a series of action figures was all but inevitable — and as an added bonus, they look fantastic.

Geek February 12, 2016

'Halo's' Arbiter Is Joining The Fight In 'Killer Instinct'

A fan-favorite character from the 'Halo' universe is joining the fighting ranks of 'Killer Instinct'.

Geek February 1, 2016

Xbox One Exclusive 'ReCore' Is Being Penned By 'Halo' And 'Destiny' Writer

'Halo' and 'Destiny' writer Joseph Staten confirmed to be writing the Xbox One exclusive video game 'ReCore.'

Geek January 4, 2016

You Can Now Play Classic 'Halo' Map Blood Gulch In 'Counter-Strike': Here's How To Get It

A 'Counter-Strike' fan has recreated the famous 'Halo' Blood Gulch map for 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.' Many gamers have praised the recreated map, which is available from the Steam Workshop.

Video Games December 22, 2015

'Halo 5: Guardians' To Get Advanced Controller Settings Soon

'Halo 5: Guardians' will soon be getting new advanced controller options. These new options 343 Industries packed in the new update will enable gamers to fine-tune their shooting experience.

Video Games December 14, 2015

'Halo' Versus 'Destiny' Is The Mash-Up Bungie Fans Have Been Waiting For

It's Spartans vs. Guardians in this mash-up video.

Geek November 23, 2015

Free 'Halo 5: Guardians' Update Includes A Big Team Battle Mode And New Gear

'Halo 5: Guardian' is getting a free update that rolls out next week that includes a new Big Team Battle mode, ultrarare Shinobi armor and Legendary Dying Star Light Rifle firepower.

Geek November 13, 2015

‘Halo 5: Guardians’ New DLC Coming In ‘Just Over A Week’ After Record-Breaking Launch

'Halo 5: Guardians' isn't done yet. Just a week after the most successful Halo launch ever, the team behind the Xbox's franchise game says they'll be releasing a DLC by the week of Nov. 16.

Video Games November 9, 2015

'Halo' Fans Can Bid On Master Chief Helmet Covered With Swarovski Crystals

'Halo' fans can now bid on a special version of Master Chief's helmet. The helmet, studded with 25,000 Swarovski crystals, is on eBay to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Geek October 27, 2015

Future London Is Up In Flames In 'Halo 5' Launch Video

'Halo 5: Guardians' was off to an explosive start with this marketing stunt that had an entire area of London in flames. The fiery feat came with an even more eruptive video, all of which was part of the much-awaited U.K. launch.

Video Games October 27, 2015

Xbox Live Architect 'E' Has Left Microsoft, And 'Halo' Fans Are Worried

Eric Neustadter, who is also known simply as "e" on the Xbox Live network and its architecture director, is leaving Microsoft. This is worrisome for 'Halo' fans, as the release of 'Halo 5: Guardians' is just around the corner.

Video Games October 24, 2015

'Halo 5: Guardians' To Offer Epic Fan Celebrations On Launch Day

To say Microsoft is excited about the Halo 5 launch is an understatement. With celebrations and fan events planned all over the world, the game is being introduced with so much hype it’s hard not to be excited for it.

Geek October 21, 2015

You Can Listen To The Entire 'Halo 5' Soundtrack Right Now

If you can't wait for 'Halo 5,' you can go ahead and listen to the game's soundtrack in its entirety right now.

Geek October 19, 2015

The Complete 'Halo' Series Timeline: From 'Reach' To 'Guardians'

With 'Halo 5: Guardians' gearing up for launch, it's time to take a look back at the history of the franchise: here's the complete 'Halo' timeline, from 'Reach' to 'Guardians.'

Geek October 15, 2015

Master Chief In Real Life: Every Live-Action 'Halo' Trailer To Date

'Halo' may be known for the games, but the series' live-action trailers are no jokes — some may say that they're better than most full video game movie adaptations.

Geek October 1, 2015

'Halo 6' Is Already Being Worked On By 343 Industries

343 Industries is wasting no time with the future of 'Halo' — despite the fact that 'Halo 5: Guardians' hasn't even been released yet, the studio has already started working on 'Halo 6.'

Geek September 25, 2015

'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' Update To Crack Down On Quitters

'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' is proof that intelligent developers listen to their fans. HMCC fixes bugs that users reported and turns 'Halo' into an even greater gameplay experience.

Video Games September 25, 2015

Halo, Destiny Music Composer Wins Epic Legal Battle Against Bungie: The Dispute And The Court Ruling

Courts have ruled in favor of Marty O'Donnell the composer behind the music of Halo and Destiny, against developer Bungie, in relation to the circumstances of him being fired "without cause."

Legal September 6, 2015

Court Favors Bungie's Ex-Composer For 'Halo' And 'Destiny' Marty O’Donnell:Here's What He Will Get

Ex-composer of Bungie - Marty O’Donnell - won the legal fight with his former employer. O'Donnell was allegedly dismissed from Bungie with no explanation, reports say.

Legal September 5, 2015

You Won't Get To See Master Chief's Face In 'Halo 5'

Sorry, no peeking under the hood for you. For years, gamers have wondered if 'Halo 5' would finally unveil Master Chief's face, but a rep from the game's developer says no way.

Geek August 21, 2015

Deal Alert! Get 1TB Xbox One 'Halo' And 'Assassin's Creed Unity' Bundle With One-Year Xbox Live Subscription For $400

For only $399, get a new Xbox One console, the Halo: Masterchief Collection, Assassin's Creed Unity and a year of subscription to Xbox Live.

Video Games August 13, 2015

First 4 Halo Games Were Rated M, But 'Halo 5' Is Rated T

Gamers are used to 'Halo' games being rated M for mature. But 'Halo 5: Guardians' has upended tradition by earning a T for teen rating. What's the deal?

Geek August 12, 2015

Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One Limited Edition Bundle Now Available For Preorder For $499

The unit included in the Xbox One Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians bundle is a limited edition 1TB Xbox One console in a metallic blue color scheme, with the design inspired by Spartan Locke's armor and the military symbols of the Halo universe.

Video Games August 5, 2015

The 'Halo' Franchise Has Sold 65 Million Units

Everyone knows that 'Halo' is a huge franchise, but these numbers are insane: ever since the first game was released, Microsoft has sold over 65 million units across the franchise's decade-long history.

Geek July 13, 2015

Watch: First Trailer Of 'Halo: The Fall Of Reach' Animated Series

Microsoft unveils trailer for Halo: The Fall of Reach, giving a first look at the animated series telling the origin story of Master Chief and Blue Team, and essentially the Halo universe.

Geek July 11, 2015

Bungie's Ousted Composer Has Created A New Game Studio

Marty O'Donnell, Bungie's former on-staff composer, has decided to form his own games studio with a fellow Bungie expatriate and another industry veteran. We don't know what they're up to, but we're fascinated to see what unfolds.

Geek June 17, 2015

E3 2015: Microsoft's 'Halo 5' Hololens Demo Is The Most Buzzworthy Experience At E3

Attendees at E3 2015 are having their minds blown at all the amazing new technology on display. But there may be nothing more astonishing than experiencing Microsoft's Hololens demo for 'Halo 5' with their own eyes.

Geek June 17, 2015

These New 'Halo' Dart Guns Are Amazing - And SDCC 2015 Exclusives

'Halo' is known for its weaponry, and the pistol is one of the best weapons in gaming. Now, you can finally own one yourself ... albeit, one that shoots harmless foam darts.

Geek June 11, 2015

'Halo' vs 'Call Of Duty' Short Film Is Jam-Packed With Game References

Master Chief and a group of 'Call of Duty' players go to war in this explosive video.

Internet Culture May 26, 2015

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