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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Two of Microsoft's biggest gaming franchises collide.
Video Games August 30, 2016
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 is almost here, and with it, the hopes and dreams of gamers everywhere.
Video Games May 21, 2016
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
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
The ex-'Halo' composer has spoken up about his firing from Bungie and subsequent lawsuit.
Geek March 18, 2016
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
A fan-favorite character from the 'Halo' universe is joining the fighting ranks of 'Killer Instinct'.
Geek February 1, 2016
'Halo' and 'Destiny' writer Joseph Staten confirmed to be writing the Xbox One exclusive video game 'ReCore.'
Geek January 4, 2016
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' 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
It's Spartans vs. Guardians in this mash-up video.
Geek November 23, 2015
'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' 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 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
'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
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
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
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
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
'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
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' 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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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