Archive for the ‘Halo News Items’ category

Halo 5’s May/June 2017 Arena Season Starts Today

May 4th, 2017
The May/June 2017 Arena season is live now in Halo 5. Go get those 10 games in to qualify for the new season's in-game emblem! (MacGyver10 22:14:03 UTC)

Rockslider’s 17th Freakiness and Fun Compilation of Halo: CE Clips

May 4th, 2017
I almost missed this one, but Rockslider has compiled more 'freakiness and fun' in his 17th montage of such clips. You can check it out in his post in our forum!(MacGyver10 22:12:44 UTC)

Halo: Combat Evolved Joining Video Game Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York

May 4th, 2017
Remember voting to get Halo: CE into the video game hall of fame? Looks like it worked! Halo: Combat Evolved is joining the New York museum this year alongside Pokemon Red & Green, Donkey Kong and Street Fighter II! (Thanks Funkmon!)(MacGyver10 22:09:34 UTC)

ZaedynFel’s Halo 5 Matchmaking Feedback – 05/01/17

May 2nd, 2017
The latest Matchmaking Update has been shared on Halo Waypoint, and there's some really neat new features coming AND already live! Check it out on the Waypoint forums to read about the new 'Soft Forfeit' feature, new season incoming and revised CSR restrictions.(MacGyver10 15:03:12 UTC)

Animated Shorts Anthology ‘Halo: Legends’ Now on Netflix

May 2nd, 2017
Been a while since you watched it, or maybe you've never seen it? You can now check out the 'Halo: Legends' series of animated shorts on Netflix! (MacGyver10 15:01:44 UTC)

Forward Unto Dawn Looks at How Halsey’s Redemption Arc May Spell Doom for Cortana

May 2nd, 2017
Davidfuchs dropped in with news of Forward Unto Dawn's latest lore piece! 'Hope for Halsey' examinines the role Halsey plays in the Halo video games, and how her character could have newfound meaning defeating Cortana and her plans. You can read it at FUD, or check out the video version on YouTube!(MacGyver10 14:57:51 UTC)

Termacious Trickocity Breaks Into ‘The Cage’ in Halo 3 After 10 Years of Community Attempts

May 1st, 2017
TheSuperWaffle presents once again a mind-blowing accomplishment from the team at Termacious Trickocity, the same crew that most recently broke into some Halo 3 cutscene rooms. This time the manage to break in, rather than out, of 'the cage' at the end of Halo 3's level, Sierra 117. Tricksters from HIH, Jumprs.org (RIP) and other communities have been trying to get into the room for around 10 years, but the Termacious Trickocity crew are the ones to finally pull it off!(MacGyver10 18:46:29 UTC)

Feminist Book Review of ‘Halo: First Strike’ by Eric Nylund

May 1st, 2017
Dragonclaws has uploaded their latest in-depth review of Halo media. They take a feminist viewpoint of the story in the 'Halo: First Strike' novel that launched the EU. You can see the first part here, and follow it up with video number two!(MacGyver10 18:34:54 UTC)

Rockslider’s Mid-Air Reboarding Banshee Trick

May 1st, 2017
With as much time as Rockslider has spent in Halo: Combat Evolved, you'd bet he would be the one to figure things like this out! Check out his post in our forum to see some unique mid-air banshee fun!(MacGyver10 18:32:50 UTC)

Podtacular 579: Reset Erickyboo

April 30th, 2017
This week in Halo, we find ourselves still without the latest Halo Wars 2 leader, Colony, but for a very good reason that would otherwise break even the Lekgolo themselves. More news on the summer season of the Halo Championship … Continue reading ?

This Week At Bungie – 04/28/2017

April 28th, 2017
Party invites.

Halo Community Update – 04/27/17 ‘Big Team Bonanza’

April 28th, 2017
Sketch is back (we met our Grim quota here a long time ago!) finally and with a new community update. Looks like the new Halo Wars 2 leader, Colony, being out in the wild, and a refresh of new maps and gametypes in Big Team Battle are the big focus this week. There's the HCS update, 343 Team Spotlight, Community Spotlights, first image of the VERY cool new Halo Icons figure and more in there too! Check it out in this week's Halo Community Update!(MacGyver10 17:53:12 UTC)

New Novel ‘HALO: Envoy’, Out Now Digitally and Physically

April 28th, 2017
It's been a while, but you can now catch back up with Spartan Grey Team in the latest Halo novel! 'HALO: Envoy' by Tobias Buckell is out now both digitally and physically, and takes us to a planet on the edge of treatied Joint Occupation Zone inhabited by untrusting human colonists and their wary sangheili neighbors.(MacGyver10 17:49:06 UTC)

The Vengeful ‘Vadam Showcases Original, Community Singleplayer Levels for Halo CE

April 27th, 2017
The Vengeful 'Vadam gave us a heads up on a showcase video for a few Halo: Custom Edition mods made as new single player experiences. He gives away the plots on some, but definitely highlights these cool, custom experiences.(MacGyver10 22:05:54 UTC)

Rockslider ‘Force-Launches’ All Over the AoTCR Entry Chamber

April 27th, 2017
Rockslider is show off some more fun in the entry chamber of AoTCR. Check out his post in our forum to see his set up and a bunch of crazy launches that take his spartan all over the place!(MacGyver10 22:03:49 UTC)

Halo Is In The News! Whoa!

April 27th, 2017
*YAWN* Okay, I'm up. What have I missed in the last... er, 1537 days?

Gah! One minute I'm sipping mojitos with Wu, and suddenly it's four years later!

Ah well, that's life. Anyway, Halo: Combat Evolved is up for entry into the World Video Game Hall of Fame over at The Strong, a museum dedicated to the history and exploration of play. Go vote!(mnemesis 21:07:30 UTC)

Community Focus – Myelin Games

April 27th, 2017
Lore Connoisseur.

Reddit User Shares List of What Foremer Halo 2 Devs Are Doing Now in 2017

April 24th, 2017
Ze Moose gave us the heads up that Forestl over at Reddit, put together a list of most of the people that worked on Halo 2, and what they're doing now. I loved seeing how many employees are still making great games, even if for many different companies, and also how many are over at Certain Affinity with Max Hoberman! Really cool idea to consolidate this into a list like this!(MacGyver10 14:27:29 UTC)

Podtacular 578: Colonizing Ideas

April 23rd, 2017
News for Halo Wars this week is good as Halo Wars: Definitive Edition becomes a standalone title for Xbox One, Windows 10 and Steam, and the next leader for Halo Wars 2, Colony, is announced and slated for release. Colony … Continue reading ?

Community Focus – The Mav Show

April 21st, 2017
The funny big sister.