Archive for January, 2013

Rare Halo 3 ODST Xbox 360 for Sale

January 30th, 2013
Jake Farrago is selling off a rare limited edition Halo 3 ODST Xbox 360; there were 30 of these, given out to the winners of a Best Buy Gamer's Club contest. Snazzy! The auction ends on February 6 at about 8:30 in the morning (Pacific time)... so think about it, and then get your bid in! (Louis Wu 17:35:40 UTC)

WoX: Inna Fox’s Revenge on Dawn

January 30th, 2013
Tyrant let us know that a new episode of 'Women of Xbox' is now live - Inna Fox is back to try playing through Halo 4's 'Dawn' again. How will she do this time?(Louis Wu 17:31:45 UTC)

Destiny Android Wallpaper Pack #1

January 30th, 2013
Firestream created a set of new wallpapers for Android phones (they probably work just fine for iOS devices, too) - they're Destiny-themed, but our portal isn't quite live yet, so we're posting 'em here. Go look!(Louis Wu 17:29:59 UTC)

With your courage, we can rebuild

January 30th, 2013
Alexander Floyd celebrated his love for Halo with a tattoo - check it out! (Louis Wu 17:28:31 UTC)

Halo Medals in Other Games: Halo Wars

January 30th, 2013


From HT Edge:

Crespo2006 creates a unique series of videos which utilizes Halo medals in a variety of different games. This one features them in Halo Wars!

Halo Medals in Other Games: Halo Wars

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New Halo 4 Windows Theme

January 30th, 2013

Halo 4 Windows Theme


From Windows:

Ancient evil. Deadly technology. An unknown world. The stakes are high for shipwrecked duo Master Chief and Cortana as they battle against galactic apocalypse in Halo 4. Bring a bit of the excitement to your Windows desktop in this free theme.

Halo 4 Heroes theme

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Tyrant’s Halo 4 Legendary Walkthrough – Requiem

January 30th, 2013


From MythicTyrant:

After the dust settles, the Master Chief finds himself stranded on the derelict Forerunner shield world Requiem, a mysterious land occupied by technologies beyond our comprehension. But he soon finds out that he wasn't the only one to make it to the surface in one piece. Now, a horde of Covenant stand between him and the discovery of a strange signal being picked up by Cortana's slowly deteriorating mind.

Tyrant's Halo 4 Legendary Walkthrough - Requiem

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Forge Test is Best

January 30th, 2013
The Quim Ninja let us know about his write-up regarding the Community Forge Test Playlist - he feels it is the best move 343 have made on the multiplayer front yet. Go read!(mastrbiggy 11:41:41 UTC)

The Competitive Nature

January 30th, 2013
The Penny Arcade Report posted an interview with MLG CEO Sundance DiGiovanni where he shares his thoughts on first person shooters, competitive gaming and the possibility of an MLG developed game. He also compares competitive nature of modern FPS games like Halo 4 and Black Ops 2 to classic games like Quake and Unreal Tournament. Go read! Thanks, YourExWife.(mastrbiggy 10:17:44 UTC)

Halo 4 – GODZILLACIDE

January 30th, 2013
Corbman decided to share a Halo 4 mod he has been working on - he calls it GODZILLACIDE! It is a Regicide FFA game type with target locators and a rather large King. I can't help but laugh every time I see the giant Spartan model hoping around - it is complete chaos! Thanks, NobleGundam.(mastrbiggy 06:57:08 UTC)

Halo 4 Needler Blueprints Time Lapse

January 29th, 2013
YouTuber volpin created a timelapse video of his creation of some blueprints to build a Halo 4 Needler. 7.5 hours are compressed down to just over 4 minutes... pretty cool! Thanks, Laird.(Louis Wu 20:00:52 UTC)

Tattoo Tuesday: Grifball

January 29th, 2013

Some people show their love for Halo by playing the games. Others get a relevant image permanently placed upon their body. Enjoy this particular example of a Halo-related body modification, and if you have a picture you'd like to submit for possible future inclusion, send it to bsangel[at]halowaypoint.com!

Halo Tattoo

Halo tattoo, as seen on tadchili

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Halo 4 Heroes Theme

January 29th, 2013
Microsoft released a batch Halo 4 themes - go decorate your desktop with your favorite Halo 4 hero! Thanks, Steelyuhas.(mastrbiggy 18:00:02 UTC)

Halo 4 Fails and Stuff 1 – Synchronized Spartan

January 29th, 2013


From ReadyUpLive:

This is Episode 1 of Halo 4 Fails and Stuff. Included are a Duck Hunt Double Kill, Scattershot suicide, Railgun fail, lucky Plasma Pistol charge, Binary Rifle Double Kill, and a Ghost Overkill. Enjoy!

Halo 4 Fails and Stuff 1 - Synchronized Spartan

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Master Chief Stained Glass Lamp

January 29th, 2013

Forged in Fire - Halo Fan Art


From halo.bungie.org:

Nikko B201 pointed out this really awesome Master Chief stained glass lamp made by Michael McLane - it's freaking beautiful! You can check out more pics of the Chief lamp on his deviantART page.

Master Chief Stained Glass Lamp

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Dust and Echoes Ep 31: Happy Birthday!

January 29th, 2013
Woaf sent word that Dust and Echoes 31 is loose in the wild - go listen to their one-year-anniversary show! Topics of discussion include the new Forge maps, the return of Spartan Ops, and Grifball. Good stuff! (Louis Wu 15:10:22 UTC)

Halo 4 Tutorial – How to Precision Forge

January 29th, 2013


From ducain23:

Today, I show you how to precision Forge in Halo 4! Hope this helps. :)

Halo 4 Tutorial - How to Precision Forge

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Ops-Cast Episode 6: Schrödinger’s Harvester

January 29th, 2013
MoltenSlowa and crew are back in full force with Ops-Cast Episode 6. Go listen!(mastrbiggy 12:04:55 UTC)

Stunning Halo 3 Panoramas

January 29th, 2013
Computron shared some beautiful high-res Halo 3 panoramas - sometimes I forget how incredible Halo 3 looks. Good stuff!(mastrbiggy 06:53:03 UTC)

Halo 4 Spartan Ops: Catherine

January 29th, 2013

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Lasky is getting desperate as the situation with the Covenant and the Artifact is getting out of hand. We are introduced to Dr. Catherine Halsey, founder of the Spartan program and Forerunner expert within the UNSC. She has been locked away for some time for the things she has done, but is there a chance aboard Infinity for her to prove her worth? On the Requiem side of the story, a Covenant terrorist Parg Vol has been wreaking havoc on the UNSC and something needs to be done about it. Again, we are joined by our resident Spartan Ops expert HaloFanForLife. Enjoy