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News: 343 Teams With Loot Crate for New Halo Legendary Crate Series

343 Teams With Loot Crate for New Halo Legendary Crate Series

Merch-a-palooza

343 Industries and purveyors of boxes of merchandise Loot Crate have teamed up to put together a new product in the form of the Halo Legendary Crate. The Legendary Crate looks like it will actually be a series of crates containing 5-7 items each, including exclusive Halo gear, collectibles, and in-game content for Halo titles. A new...

News: Halo: The Fall of Reach Set to Launch on Disc and Via Video-on-Demand Services

Halo: The Fall of Reach Set to Launch on Disc and Via Video-on-Demand Services

Incoming!

Content Media have sent over word that they'll be releasing the Halo: The Fall of Reach animated series via video-on-demand services on December 1st, and on DVD and Blu-ray on December 7th. The Fall of Reach is adapted from the novel of the same name by Eric Nylund and was previously available as part of the LE and LCE versions of Halo 5:...

Poll: Which Halo Campaign Is Your Favourite?

Which Halo Campaign Is Your Favourite?

Ready up and vote!

It's been a week and a half since Halo 5: Guardians landed on Xbox One. Considering the campaign only lasts about seven hours, we're going to assume those of you who own the game have wrapped up the story portion by now. That's what your comments on the site suggest, anyway. So with that in mind, we want to know which of the Halo...

News: Halo: Reach Teased for Backwards Compatibility

Halo: Reach Teased for Backwards Compatibility

Only a matter of time

Bungie's last developed Halo game, Halo: Reach, has been teased by Phil Spencer as a possible backwards compatibility title for Xbox One. Phil Spencer responded to a fan's Twitter question regarding if the game was going to be available as DLC for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, similar to how Halo 3: ODST was. While he...

News: Limited Edition Halo 5 Xbox One Bundle Will Include Metal Earth Guardian Model

Limited Edition Halo 5 Xbox One Bundle Will Include Metal Earth Guardian Model

Cat's out of the bag, chief

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that they'll be releasing a Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition Xbox One bundle, complete with fancy graphics, new console sounds, and a gorgeous looking controller. More details have been confirmed now, with the Redmond giant confirming that not only will the bundle consist of the...

Gamescom 2015: Insane £450 Halo 5 Guardians Pink Mist Edition Available for Preorder

Insane £450 Halo 5 Guardians Pink Mist Edition Available for Preorder

With a real Needler!

If the Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition didn't get your wallet sweating when it was announced earlier in the year, this sure will. GAME UK have announced that they'll be selling a limited edition Limited Collector's Pink Mist Edition of Halo 5: Guardians when it launches in October. The Pink Mist Edition comes with...

Gamescom 2015: Halo Wars 2 coming to Xbox One

Halo Wars 2 coming to Xbox One

One more thing

E3 has for a long time had the tradition of company execs coming out on stage to make one last special announcement and this year, Gamescom followed suit. Microsoft's Head of Games Phil Spencer came out towards the end of the company's Gamescom presentation to reiterate the stellar line up of titles coming this year, as well as the...

News: Halo Monopoly Set for November Release

Halo Monopoly Set for November Release

One for the family at Christmas?

EBGames Australia have listed a new Halo release with a twist on their website this weekend, it seems. The retailer has confirmed that Halo Monopoly (an actual board game version, not an Xbox One game!) will be released in November, exclusively at EBGames. Very few other details have been released and no official...

News: Halo ODST Set for May 29th Release?

Halo ODST Set for May 29th Release?

Apparently so

A listing on Xbox.com went live overnight, displaying Halo 3: ODST as being set for launch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection on May 29th. However, the page has since been pulled. The date would tie in with 343's confirmation last month that the new, remastered version would be launching this month. The remaster is said to run in...

News: Limited Edition White Xbox One Master Chief Collection Hardware Bundle Announced for US

Limited Edition White Xbox One Master Chief Collection Hardware Bundle Announced for US

No word of a worldwide release

Microsoft have announced that they'll be releasing a limited edition Xbox One hardware bundle, complete with a "Cirrus White" Xbox One console and Halo: The Master Chief Collection in the US later this month. The bundle will only be available via selected participating retailers and only while supplies last. The...

News: Halo 5: Guardians' Cover Art Revealed

Halo 5: Guardians' Cover Art Revealed

Two Sides Represented

After a month long ARG, the payoff has finally been revealed. If you're a hardcore Halo fan then you have probably been paying attention to Microsoft's alternate reality game titled 'Hunt The Truth'. The ARG, which was conducted via Tumblr, has finally played its course and has revealed the cover art for Halo 5: Guardians. The...

News: Another New Halo Game Is On The Way

Another New Halo Game Is On The Way

But don't get too excited...

Strange news indeed, as it appears that 343 are working on another new Halo title, aside from the forthcoming Halo 5: Guardians. The new game - entitled Halo Online - will be a PC only free-to-play title, which will be released only in Russia. According to Kanobu.ru, the game was presented in Moscow by 343 themselves,...

News: The Remastered Version of Halo 3: ODST Looks to Be Coming along Nicely

The Remastered Version of Halo 3: ODST Looks to Be Coming along Nicely

343 Industries happy with progress

Today 343 Industries have shown new screenshots of the expansion coming to Halo the Master Chief Collection sometime in the future. These include shots of the Halo 3: ODST campaign and the Relic multiplayer map from Halo 2. As we reported back in December, early adopters will get free access to the ODST campaign as...

News: Halo: Nightfall to Receive DVD, Blu-ray, VoD Release As A Movie

Halo: Nightfall to Receive DVD, Blu-ray, VoD Release As A Movie

Compiled

The episodic live-action TV series Halo: Nightfall, which is set between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, will be compiled into a feature-length film and released on standard formats in March. Halo: Nightfall originally aired on Xbox 360 and Xbox One as a five-part series back at the end of 2014, but will be released as a movie...

News: Get Your Hands On Two Awesome Halo Relic Wallpapers

Get Your Hands On Two Awesome Halo Relic Wallpapers

Ooh, shiny!

The legendary Halo 2 map Relic is coming to Halo 2: Anniversary (part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection) - as was previously announced - but to celebrate the commencement of work on the new version by developer Certain Affinity, 343 has released a couple of sweet Relic-themed wallpapers. The wallpapers are created from Relic remake...

News: 343 Cancels Latest Halo MCC Content Update Beta Test

343 Cancels Latest Halo MCC Content Update Beta Test

Pulled

343 Industries had previously announced that a beta test would be on the cards for the next major content update to Halo: The Master Chief Collection. However, the company has decided to change track somewhat, causing them to publicly confirm that a beta test will now NOT be forthcoming. In a blog post, 343 said:- After further evaluation,...

News: Halo Is Coming To Your Tabletop

Halo Is Coming To Your Tabletop

Spartan Games signs deal

UK-based manufacturer Spartan Games has inked a deal with Microsoft to produce a series of Halo-themed tabletop games and miniatures, it has been confirmed. The company is behind the popular Uncharted Seas and Firestorm Armada games, and say that multiple games set in the Halo universe are in the works, with the first...