Archive for the ‘Podtacular’ category

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 ?

Podtacular 587: They Let Ske7ch Pick

July 16th, 2017
This week we catch up with the latest Halo Community Update with a few wrap-up items from E3 and looking at what’s coming up with Halo at the Rooster Teeth Expo. We also tell the story of how Dust Storm … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 586: E3 2017 Recap

July 7th, 2017
Every year, 343 has blessed me with a pass to E3 and attend one of the biggest gaming conventions in the states. Ever time around E3, announces are made, franchises and new games are added to Xbox/Windows 10 exclusives and … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 585: Installation 01

June 24th, 2017
It’s been a while since we’ve dedicated an entire show to a community project, but this one has caught our attention and we’re very interested in Installation 01, a fan-made Halo game as a tribute to the Bungie style of … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 584: Making Barvo

June 10th, 2017
We have another week of light Halo news from the studio and community, but we are excited to have our first guest on of the summer: Cary Gunner Lee, project lead behind making the real-life “Barvo” helmet. In the interview, … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 583: I’m a Miner

June 3rd, 2017
We’re welcomed with another week of only a tad bit of Halo news, but E3 is coming in just a couple of weeks. With no announcement of Halo 6 in sight, we speculate on what we could see at the … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 582: Knowing What Ladies Like

May 27th, 2017
One of Halo’s iconic characters, Sgt. Avery Johnson returns to the fray in Halo Wars 2 multiplayer bringing powerful mech units to the battlefield and providing some classic Johnson wit along with him. The fan project, Installation 01, also released … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 581: Turbo Time

May 19th, 2017
The last week has been a pretty good week for Halo 5: Guardians. Warzone Turbo is back, Team EnVyUs took first place at UMG Daytona, defeating the world champions Optic Gaming and Dan Ayoub left 343 Industries. The community is … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 580: Worms

May 8th, 2017
Colony has made its entrance into Halo Wars 2 after a delay to fix a game-breaking bug. Big Team Battle also gets a much needed matchmaking refresh with new maps and the Assault mode included. The HCS Summer 2017 Season … Continue reading ?

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 ?

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 ?

Podtacular 577: Who’s on First

April 15th, 2017
We find ourselves yet again in another week gone by with not much franchise news, but there’s plenty happening in the community, changes to the eSports arena and, perhaps the biggest news this week is the reveal of Xbox Scorpio’s … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 576: Unforginbelievable

April 7th, 2017
What do you do on a week that is filled with little news? Have a short show, and a short description. There’s some cool forge bits in here though and a bit of German too!

Podtacular 575: HWC 2017 Recap

April 4th, 2017
Twelve teams from around the world met in Burbank, California last weekend for the Halo World Championship 2017. Among the energetic competition was Halo Gear giveaways, team merchandise and the 405th, but the question on everyone’s mind is who would … Continue reading ?

Podtacular 574: Burn Baby Burn

March 31st, 2017
Breaking in the guest host seat for the first time this year, Hidden Xperia makes his debut appearance on the podcast as we discuss the latest leader addition to Halo Wars 2, Morgan Kinsano, updates to Halo 5: Guardians and … Continue reading ?

Podtacular Special: HaloWC 2017: Optic Gaming: Royal 1

March 29th, 2017
Optic Gaming is the reigning Halo world champions (formerly Counter Logic Gaming), and at the start of day 3, they are already set on second place and poised to defend their title. While the team warms up for their championship … Continue reading ?

Podtacular Special: HaloWC 2017: Str8 Rippin

March 26th, 2017
Str8 Rippin is a household name when it comes to competitive Halo and they are looking to make waves at this year’s Halo World Championship. Securing their spot in the top 4 teams, Str8 is poised to take their winning … Continue reading ?

Podtacular Special: HaloWC 2017: Team EnVyUs: Elumnite

March 26th, 2017
Team EnVyUs was made for one main purpose, take down the reigning Halo world champions Optic Gaming (formerly Counter Logic Gaming). Behind this star lineup of talent is their coach Elumnite who has helped lead the team through getting knocked … Continue reading ?