Archive for September, 2011

Extra Life: 2011 (update)

September 30th, 2011
Clefton Twain is two weeks away from participating in the 24 hour gaming marathon Extra Life - visit his post for links to his stream(s). Bookmark them so you can watch him play through all 5 Halo FPS games!(Louis Wu 16:11:45 UTC)

Custom Arbiter Thel ‘Vadam [Reach Scale]

September 30th, 2011
Kaidon continues to amaze with his custom action figures - this time, he started with a Halo Wars Ripa 'Moramee (from McFarlane's Series Eight), and customized it to look like Bungie's Arbiter. Awesome! (Louis Wu 16:11:18 UTC)

Halo Kart 64

September 30th, 2011
Crazedone1988 has released the next installment of his Nintendo/Halo crossover series. Attention to detail in Halo Kart 64 is pretty amazing - watch it for yourself! (If you like the racetrack used in the vid, you can download it here.) (Louis Wu 16:09:23 UTC)

Drunken Halo: Episode 30

September 30th, 2011
Justin Bryce let us know that Drunken Halo Episode 30 is now live - check out the discussion of the first ever Drunken Halo Game Night! (Louis Wu 16:09:05 UTC)

Getting some help with sales

September 30th, 2011
Cybrfrk was in Wal-Mart yesterday, and ran across some floor-standing marketing that looks like SOMEONE might be taking advantage of the look of Halo armor... (Here's a cleaner shot of the box art.) (Louis Wu 16:08:37 UTC)

IGL Custom Game Night in Reach

September 30th, 2011
Ben L sent word that the International Grifball League is hosting a Custom Game Night (er... day/night) in Reach - message DPS Sundown for an invite. They're kicking off at 1pm EST, and running through the day. Also - tonight is the last night for IGL signups - don't forget!(Louis Wu 16:08:13 UTC)

Halo: Gray Team Ep 2 (preview)

September 30th, 2011
Atalya told us to visit Newgrounds to watch the trailer for Halo: Gray Team - Episode 2. Flash-based pixelart in 2D sidescroller mode... go watch! (Louis Wu 16:07:53 UTC)

PCGR Ep 90

September 30th, 2011
Robowski let us know that Post Game Carnage Report Episode 90 is live - Halo discussion galore. Go listen! (Louis Wu 16:07:30 UTC)

Friday’s Fan Fiction

September 30th, 2011
Five new pieces in the Fan Fiction section today - go read!(Louis Wu 16:06:42 UTC)

Achievement HORSE 43

September 29th, 2011
hezekiah, our correspondent on the Rooster Teeth frontlines, reports that everyone's favorite game of HORSE has reached episode number 43. Catch it at the AH site or on YouTube. Always awesome!(GrimBrother One 19:58:54 UTC)

That Frozen Familiar Feeling

September 29th, 2011

Last night, bs angel delighted us with this week’s Halo Bulletin, which highlight the Prisoner remake: Solitary.  It’s interesting to see how different the map looks, but it plays almost exactly the same from it’s Halo: CE counterpart.  Playlist details are now out on what changes we will see on the October 4 playlist update.  Go have a read.

Reaching Ancient Tricking Goals

September 29th, 2011
Grumpy sent word that another long-standing Halo 2 challenge has fallen - BrBizz, from jumprs.org, has managed to launch up to the Metropolis Scarab gun... and then get down alive. (Nobody's done this in single player before.) You can read about this on jumprs.org, or view the video directly on YouTube.(Louis Wu 19:12:19 UTC)

Anniversary and New Dash Hot-Dropping Together?

September 29th, 2011
Xbox360Achievements.org found a bit of news that may point to the new Xbox Dashboard redesign being launched on November 15th this fall; the same day that Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary drops. Interesting...(GrimBrother One 14:46:25 UTC)

The Rookie

September 29th, 2011
GeneticSpartan stopped in to say that he'd put together a stop-motion video using Halo Mega Bloks for their Toymation contest. You should go watch it - it's really, really, REALLY well-done. Floored, I was. (Louis Wu 14:10:19 UTC)

Win a copy of The Essential Visual Guide (UK only)

September 29th, 2011
UK's Electronic Theater is offering three copies of Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, to readers of its site - it's only open to UK residents, but there are enough of those that read HBO that it's worth a newspost. Go check it out! (Louis Wu 14:09:34 UTC)

Zombie Cartographers Zombie Rush Challenge

September 29th, 2011
FyreWulff wants your Infection maps - and he's willing to offer DLC, and lots of it, to get them. Read his post for full details! (Louis Wu 14:06:54 UTC)

I’m Out Of Parentheses Jokes

September 29th, 2011
Firestorm12 let us know that Issue 9 of the very cool "War (or War)" series has dropped. Issue 9 sees the Prime Minister finally meet with the Ambassador to bring closure to the brewing war, but all might not be as it seems. Check it out!(GrimBrother One 14:04:58 UTC)

343i Influenced By an Energy Drink

September 29th, 2011
OXM ran a feature recently where they spoke with various 343 Industries employees about different influences. The team from Rockstar (the group behind the critically-acclaimed Red Dead Redemption and many others)was a main focus. It will be interesting to see how Halo 4 might be shaped in ways big or small by these thoughts. Go check it out! Thanks to ElzarTheBam for noticing.(GrimBrother One 13:55:41 UTC)

Apex Site

September 29th, 2011
CruelLEGACEY runs a very cool 'Race Night" event in conjunction with the Halo Waypoint community, and recently, they showed of the highlight package from the latest edition. Some really funny moments in there, and some epic apex hugging too. Go check it out!(GrimBrother One 12:44:46 UTC)

Evan Almighty

September 29th, 2011
In other unrelated news, and with all due respect to Mrs. Angel, the Halo Bulletin was not the most important thing to happen tonight. This was. (GrimBrother One 06:06:21 UTC)