Halo: Combat Evolved

XBOX, XBOX ONE / Action / Release: Nov 15, 2001 / ESRB: M

Half-Life 2 and Portal now on Nvidia Shield

By Steve Watts, May 12, 2014 5:00pm PDT

Half-Life 2 and Portal are now available natively on Nvidia Shield, the company announced today.

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New Halo announced for Xbox One, coming 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 10, 2013 11:53am PDT

You'll never guess what, right: Microsoft's making a new Halo game for the Xbox One. I know! The as-yet-unnamed game is due in 2014 and all we can safely say for certain is that it features some manner of colossal robot-space-angel. Sure, that'll do nicely.

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'Halo Fest' included at PAX Prime

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Microsoft and 343 are holding a Halo Fest inside PAX Prime, with "tournaments, exclusive panels, and sweet prizes."

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Halo Waypoint updating with new features, motion comic

By Steve Watts, Apr 13, 2011 1:45pm PDT

Microsoft and 343 are kicking off the 10th anniversary celebration of Halo with WayPoint updates, a new motion comic, Avatar goods, and mysterious plans for PAX Prime.

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Report: Remake of Original Halo Coming This Year [Updated]

By Steve Watts, Feb 04, 2011 8:00am PST

[Update 11:45] A Microsoft spokesperson replied to our inquiry: "We do not comment on rumors or speculation." [Original Story] Halo is almost a...

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"Mark my words; this is NOT going to happen. Remember, you heard it here first."

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Master Chief Will Return in Halo Universe

By Brian Leahy, Jul 26, 2010 3:30pm PDT

At Comic-Con 2010, 343 Industries' Frank O'Conner revealed that "we haven't seen the last of Master Chief," in a statement given to IGN....

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"I really don't want Halo 4 from 343i. I'd gladly wait for Bungie's 10 year tenure with ..."

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Report: Spielberg In Talks to Produce Halo Movie

By Nick Breckon, Aug 08, 2009 5:19pm PDT

Film site IESB is reporting that Steven Spielberg is in "active negotiations" to produce a film based on the Halo franchise. digg_url =...

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"Spielburg has done plenty of great films. Saving Private Ryan, Terminal, JP, and dozens of ..."

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Halo Anime Announced Alongside New 'Waypoint' Information Hub for Xbox Live

By Chris Faylor, Jul 23, 2009 10:33am PDT

Microsoft today announced "Halo Legends," a collection of short films produced by various Japanese animation houses, including those responsible...

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"Here's my theory. You know how Microsoft has been closing down studios like Ensemble because it ..."

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Nielsen's Most Played PC Games of 2008

By Chris Faylor, Jan 02, 2009 9:16am PST

Along with its list of the most-played consoles in 2008, research group The Nielsen Company has provided its list of the past year's most popular...

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"Man, if I was a part of this I'd get myself and my friends to spend all week playing System ..."

- PlayfulPuppy see all 110 comments

Shack PSA: Halo Half Price on Xbox Live Tomorrow

By Nick Breckon, Dec 22, 2008 3:57pm PST

Microsoft has announced that Bungie's Halo: Combat Evolved will be discounted by 50% for Xbox Live Gold members beginning tomorrow. Normally...

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"Does the downloadable version have Achievments? Looking for a cheap bump to my gamer points and ..."

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Report: MGS4 Producer Helming New Halo

By Chris Faylor, Sep 16, 2008 9:22am PDT

Shacknews can corroborate word that former Metal Gear Solid 4 producer and one-time games journalist Ryan Payton will be serving as creative...

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"I would so love a Halo mmo! The world needs a good sci fi mmo. Something that combines the best ..."

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Halo 4 Rumor Update: Gearbox, id Staff Joining Microsoft's Halo Team

By Chris Faylor, Aug 28, 2008 9:48am PDT

Update: Gearbox has confirmed Yu's departure with Shacknews, adding that she served as director of platform technology, not technology director....

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"Just a bit of trivia, when Kenneth Scott did the skin for the Crash model in Quake3 he hid the ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 101 comments

Blast from the Past: Halo 1 PC Patched

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 07, 2008 5:37am PDT

A new patch for the PC version of Halo 1 is now available, removing the CD check five years after the game was first released. A patch for Halo:...

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"with current hardware it's probably pretty closed to locked at 60. Are the model animations ..."

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Bungie Working on New Halo Game

By Chris Faylor, Jul 16, 2008 2:06am PDT

Halo series developer Bungie is working on an entirely new entry in the franchise beyond its assistance with Ensemble Studios' RTS title Halo Wars...

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"That would be sweet it if was a new Myth game. A game I really enjoyed, before they sold out to ..."

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Microsoft Hiring for New Halo Game (Updated)

By Aaron Linde, Apr 23, 2008 1:51pm PDT

Update: Microsoft has confirmed to MTV Multiplayer that the job listings are indeed for Peter Jackon's Halo project, with the company stating that...

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"Trying to think of the last high quality game released by Microsoft's internal studios, ..."

- aeg1x see all 16 comments