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News: Games With Gold Reminder: Halo 3

Games With Gold Reminder: Halo 3

Promotion only until the end of October

Right on schedule, the second freebie of the month for those with an Xbox Live Gold membership is Halo 3. It will be available digitally from now up until the end of the month, otherwise it will bounce back to the cost of $14.99. Remember that you don't actually need to download the entire 5.72GB game right...

E3 2013: New Halo Teased for 2014

New Halo Teased for 2014

Coming to Xbox One; no gameplay shown

It wouldn't have been a complete E3 conference without seeing Master Chief's face — or, helmet. Halo is making it's next-gen leap to Xbox One in 2014 according to the impressive debut trailer. 343 Industries is once again behind the development chair and while no number or subtitle was announced, we're 95%...

News: Halo: Spartan Assault Skips XBLA, Invades Windows 8

Halo: Spartan Assault Skips XBLA, Invades Windows 8

Not coming to XBLA

While this may not be directly related to the Xbox 360 or Xbox One consoles, this is definitely worth noting when it concerns Microsoft's biggest franchise in the industry. Announced today, Halo: Spartan Assault is coming exclusively to Windows 8 smartphones, tablets and PCs. That's right, Windows 8 is getting it's first true...

News: Halo Week: Drop Shock Kicks Off

Halo Week: Drop Shock Kicks Off

Week of Halo-centric Events

Microsoft has announced that a week of Halo-specific events has kicked off today. Entitled Halo Week: Drop Shock, the day-by-day for the week looks like this:- Monday, April 8th - The Castle Map Pack launches on Xbox Live, which includes three "medium-to-large" maps which focus more on vehicle combat over large open...

News: Halo Prices Slashed In Xbox Live Sale

Halo Prices Slashed In Xbox Live Sale

Four Halo classics receive price cuts...

Microsoft has slashed the prices of four Halo titles as part of their Ultimate Xbox Live Sale which encompasses over 60 titles. If you're yet to indulge in the critically acclaimed 343 Industries debut, Halo 4, then the £24.99 price should prove irresistable (compared to the usual RRP of £49.99). Also...

News: Xbox 360 and Kinect Come to Isreal

Xbox 360 and Kinect Come to Isreal

Seven year wait almost over.

Microsoft has announced that they'll be releasing the Xbox 360 in Isreal on the 21st of November. At the company's "Discovery" conference in Tel Aviv yesterday, Master Chief was on hand to confirm that the system will launch complete with Hebrew language support, local currency support, Xbox Live, and Kinect. The Kinect...

Talking Point: How Would You Bring Halo to Kinect?

How Would You Bring Halo to Kinect?

Master Chief on the move

While Kinect is set to receive Child of Eden, The Gunstringer and Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor this year, it's still crying out for a great hardcore title from Microsoft's internal studios. There have been rumours of Gears of War Kinect, though nothing concrete has been announced, but the other big name Microsoft shooter...

News: 343: "We Could Make a Halo Wars Sequel for Kinect"

343: "We Could Make a Halo Wars Sequel for Kinect"

With traditional "no plans yet" suffix

With core gamers the world over crying out for Halo on Kinect, Microsoft's Halo studio 343 Industries has commented on the possibility of the two system-sellers coming together. 343's creative director Frank O'Connor spoke to ComputerandVideoGames about the success of real-time strategy Halo Wars and the...