Archive for the ‘Podtacular’ category

Podtacular 607: Driving Around the Cartographer in Halo 3

December 12th, 2017
Good news everyone, we have news this week! There’s a lot of news that we’re behind on because of the update posted just after last week’s show. In other good news, we’re giving away and Xbox One X at the … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 606: Where in the World is Halo

December 2nd, 2017
We’re once again, news-less for this episode as it looks like the Community update was delayed. With not much to talk about in the community either, we’re left to our own devices and decided to talk about some of the … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 605: Our Halo Thankfuls

November 29th, 2017
In the US, it’s the holiday season starting off with Thanksgiving, and with the Halo news running dry this week, we decided to go through the latest community update and say what we’re thankful for from the Halo franchise and … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 604: Micro-req-actions

November 24th, 2017
The holidays are back, which means we’re facing a lull of Halo news, but the never ending controversy behind micro-transactions has reared its head again after an announcement from EA regarding Star Wars Battlefront II. It’s very evident that within … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 603: Halo X-hanced

November 14th, 2017
The Xbox One X has finally launched and with it comes Halo 5: Guardians, Halo Wars 2 and Halo 3 backwards compatibility enhancements to take advantage of the new 4K HDR capability the console brings. Even if you don’t have … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 602: Overtuned

November 8th, 2017
The Overtime update has arrived to Halo 5: Guardians bringing with it many updates and changes. With the release of Xbox One X, Halo 5 is receiving a 4K, UHD update, specifically for X owners. Across the board, the much … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 601: The Frank State of MCC

October 29th, 2017
It’s no question that Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched with some rather game-breaking bugs and suffered a quick decline in online activity within the first months of its lifespan, but we weren’t the only ones suffering with the monument … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 600: Overtime

October 24th, 2017
After 600 episodes, we’re treated to quite the surprise, as the latest Halo live stream drops some jaw-dropping info. In addition to more details about upcoming Halo Championship Series events, updates to the Halo 5: Guardians Overtime update coming next … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 599: Awakening the Nightmare

October 15th, 2017
The first expansion pack to Halo Wars 2 after the season pass brings the flood back to the Halo franchise through the Awakening the Nightmare DLC. We’re introduced to two new Banished leaders who are charged with collecting resources from … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 598: Halo Banter

October 12th, 2017
We ran into a lot of technical issues setting up this recording and because of how late we started, we kept this one short and just talked about the little bit of news from the week and our latest escapades … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 597: Reminiscing Halo 3

October 5th, 2017
It’s been ten years since Halo 3 released and it’s been one heck of a ride since then. In similar fashion to 343 Industries’ live stream taking a look back at some classic Halo moments, Dust Storm and Godzilla T … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 596: The Last of the Prelates

October 2nd, 2017
We’re finally getting back into the novels of the Halo franchise. Jumping in with a light read, today we take a look at the Joseph Staten novel, Shadow of Intent. The book takes place after the events of Halo 3 … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 595: Tune Time

September 24th, 2017
Halo 5: Guardians has been our for almost two years now and it’s had a few major and minor tweaks over it’s lifespan. 343 is now testing a few other changes in the wild to make some weapons and power-ups … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 594: HBO: The Cornerstone of the Halo Community at Pax

September 10th, 2017
It’s no surprise that every year, many people from the Halo community flock to Seattle to attend Pax West in the backyard of 343 Industries, who produces the Halo games, but what constantly brings us back? For many attendees of … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 593: Yapyap the Methane Addict

August 31st, 2017
The final DLC for the Halo Wars 2 season pass includes the most fearsome grunt to ever make his name in the Halo lore: Yapyap the Destroyer. Using his cowardice demeanor, he brings the wages of war to a halt … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 592: The Untold Story of Halo – Transfer of Power, Persistent Support

August 26th, 2017
We make our final stop in the journey behind the development of the Halo franchise starting almost 16 years ago. In our past two installments covering the untold story of Halo we saw the struggles, but massive success Halo became … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 591: CMT’s SPV3, Part 2

August 22nd, 2017
We are pleased to have Masterz on again to talk about the Custom Map Team’s Single Player, Version 3. This time, they have completed work on the second half of their campaign overhaul of the Halo: Combat Evolved. While the … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 590: The Untold Story of Halo – From 3 to ODST, via the Movies

August 13th, 2017
The first leg of the journey into the Halo franchise was filled with mountains of challenges as Bungie struggled, yet miraculously delivered, on their first-person shooter games. We discussed on episode 588 how Bungie made the first steps into making … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 589: Project Contingency

August 1st, 2017
Another fan project takes the podcast center stage as we welcome the folks from Project Contingency to discuss their Halo game. This community game aims to bring back the feel of the classic Halo games using the Unity engine. We … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 588: The Untold Story of Halo – Beginnings, Branding and Breakdowns

July 18th, 2017
The developmental story behind is not a new journey that hasn’t been pursued before. Many Halo fans have some realization of the developmental struggle that the franchise has faced in the past and all throughout its lifespan, but it’s something … Continue reading ?