Archive for the ‘HBO’ category

New Halo 5 Hotfix Corrects ‘Heavy Aim’ and Customization Item Ordering

May 31st, 2017
There's a new hotfix live for Halo 5 mentioned at HaloWaypoint that fixes the 'heavy aim' that some players have been experiencing in gameplay. Also, a small bullet in the list, but armor and helmets are now ordered alphabetically and by rarity, rather than the order you unlocked them in. (About time!)(MacGyver10 22:06:15 UTC)

FUDcast #21 ‘Chekhov’s Nuke’ Discusses Latest Halo Novel, ‘Halo: Envoy’

May 31st, 2017
The team at Forward Unto Dawn have got together and recorded themselves talking for episode #21 of their FUDcast called, 'Chekhov's Nuke'. Davidfuchs let us know that he and Dani discuss the newest Halo novel, Tobias Buckell’s Halo: Envoy.(MacGyver10 21:24:51 UTC)

Vice Shares Behind the Scenes Info in ‘The Complete, Untold History of Halo’

May 30th, 2017
Both Davidfuchs and Cody Miller shared a pretty amazing piece from Vice called 'The Complete, Untold History of Halo'. Amazing nuggets of info on things like what happened to the Peter Jackson Halo game, Bungie folks thoughts on the District 9 movie (which was almost a Halo movie) and other bits of Halo info that haven't been shared before or only hinted at!(MacGyver10 20:55:23 UTC)

Rockslider’s Long-range Mischief in Cavern Megabattles

May 26th, 2017
Rockslider put together a video last year of a bunch of long-range mischief in cavern megabattles, but with all the extra footage he had, he put together another video so he could release it later. Today is that later! (MacGyver10 15:58:30 UTC)

Halo Community Update – 05/25/17 ‘Folks Need Heroes’

May 26th, 2017
343 released the latest Halo Community Update yesterday, highlighting specifically the latest Halo Wars 2 update that features our favorite wise-cracking Sergeant. There's some lore info on the units that are arriving with Johnson in the HW2 update, Halo Championship Series updates, a reminder that Halo games are on sale and a shoutout to the double XP weekend in Halo 5 these next couple of days. Go check it all out over at HaloWaypoint, and see some of the cool fan creations too! (Thanks Quirel!)(MacGyver10 15:40:21 UTC)

Fan-Made Halo Game ‘Installation 01′ Releases Cinematic Trailer

May 26th, 2017
We've seen a lot of times where fans make some pretty amazing games using the Halo IP, and munky-058 let us know that the Installation 01 Project released their cinematic trailer for their fan-made game. (MacGyver10 15:32:18 UTC)

Termacious Trickocity Gets Into the ‘Cortana’ Cutscene Rooms on Crow’s Nest

May 26th, 2017
After getting into a few cutscene rooms already, the Termacious Trickocity crew decided to tackle the other rooms on levels like Crow's Nest, Sierra 117 and The Storm. You can see the slight deviations they had to take form their formula to get into the cutscene rooms on Crow's Nest, or give the synopsis a read in our forum too! Thanks The SuperWaffle!(MacGyver10 13:48:24 UTC)

‘You Know the Music, Time to Dance’ – ODST Marketing Tune in New King Arthur Movie

May 24th, 2017
Crunchbitenuva let us know they recognized a song from the new King Arthur movie. One you might have heard before with Halo 3: ODST, back when it was being marketed!(MacGyver10 22:24:38 UTC)

Rockslider Fore-Launching Across the AoTCR Entry Chamber

May 22nd, 2017
Rockslider is back in the AoTCR's entry chamber, this time playing with some crazy banshee dynamics. Check it out in his post in our forum!(MacGyver10 21:56:57 UTC)

Sergeant Avery Johnson Knows the Ladies Want Him in Halo Wars 2 (and the Gents do too!)

May 22nd, 2017
Looks like our very next Halo Wars 2 leader will be the Sarge in Charge. So while Sergeant Avery Johnson is returning to Halo as an HW2 leader, it looks like thanks to the voice actor strike, David Scully won't be. (Thanks for the heads up Davidfuchs!)(MacGyver10 21:53:43 UTC)

Artwork by TDSpiral in Remembering the Halo 3 Beta’s 10th Anniversary

May 22nd, 2017
Last week was the 10th anniversary of the Halo 3 beta (and what an experience I remember that being!). Check out the artwork our TDSpiral did in remembrance of the fun and excitement that went with the experience of playing Halo 3 for the first time! (Thanks Davidfuchs!)(MacGyver10 21:36:21 UTC)

Chris Lee Named New 343 Industries Studio Head after Dan Ayoub Departure

May 15th, 2017
With the recent parting of Dan Ayoub, Frankie posted on Twitter that the new studio head of 343 will be Chris Lee, who's been with the Halo team since ODST and Reach! (MacGyver10 15:37:39 UTC)

ForgeHub Looking for Forgers to Help with a Classic Halo Playlist for Halo 5

May 15th, 2017
Are you pretty good at Forging in Halo 5? The team at ForgeHub is looking for someone to put together a decent 'High Ground' for an upcoming 'classic Halo' playlist in Halo 5! (MacGyver10 15:36:19 UTC)

Rockslider Megabattling with 11 Marines on AoTCR

May 15th, 2017
Rockslider continues battling the Covenant in AoTCR, this time teaming up with nearly a dozen UNSC marines! Check out the links in his forum post to see how tackles each scenario!(MacGyver10 15:32:28 UTC)

Halo 6 or Next Mainline Halo Game Will Be a No-Show at E3 2017

May 12th, 2017
Looks like 'Dreamcrusher' Ske7ch confirmed there will be no official look at the next main-titled Halo game at E3 this year. GameInformer picked up his response to a fan via Reddit. Maybe that means Halo Wars 2 DLC, the Speilberg TV show or a new side-story game ala Halo 3: ODST?(MacGyver10 22:49:54 UTC)

Halo Community Update – 05/11/17 ‘Beach Battle’

May 12th, 2017
Ske7ch is hanging out in the cold, Seattle rain this week providing his sole purpose in life to us, the latest Halo Community Update! Not too much going on these days (E3 is coming though!), but there's update on the HCS weekend in Daytona, FL, Halo Wars 2 news, Warzone fun, community spotlights and a goodbye to 343 employess Dan Ayoub!(MacGyver10 19:58:39 UTC)

Windows 10 Cortana Given a Real-Life Visual Representation

May 12th, 2017
Munky-058 shared a technological feat from Jarem Archer that is pretty cool! He took some homemade parts and know-how, and created an actual visual representation of Cortana to go with the virtual assistant program that Microsoft created! You can read about the software and 3D printing that went into it on his blog!(MacGyver10 19:48:10 UTC)

Rockslider With Some AoTCR, Twin Bridges MegaBattle Action

May 8th, 2017
Rockslider makes his way back to the twin bridges in AoTCR and tackles a few Covenant enemies by his lonesome. You can see his videos here on HBO or click the links to YouTube as well!(MacGyver10 20:27:14 UTC)

The MCC Has Gravlifts for EVERYONE!

May 8th, 2017
While he was playing some Master Chief Collection, Snipe ran across a player that must have found a sale on grav lifts the week before.(MacGyver10 18:38:34 UTC)

AssaultGodzilla’s New HMV ‘A New Hope’

May 5th, 2017
We've been highlighting his Valentine's Day HMV's for a while, and now AssaultGodzilla let us know of a new one he put together for 'Star Wars Day' called 'A New Hope'. It features a bunch of Halo footage spanning the games and other media set to the song of the same name by Broken Iris.(MacGyver10 21:07:36 UTC)