Halo: Combat Evolved

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

Halo 2 Vista Update Released

By Maarten Goldstein, May 25, 2007 7:40am PDT

Microsoft has issued the first Halo 2 Vista update, removing some errant nudity from the game. "[] We have updated the initial game packaging at...

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"M$ morons, I would have bought the game. I run XP and I'm not touching Vista for at least 5 ..."

- blashy see all 18 comments

On Halo 2's Dedicated Server

By Maarten Goldstein, May 05, 2007 10:02am PDT

A new Halo 2 Vista blog is available at IGN. This installment deals with the dedicated server included with the game.

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"This is hilarious. Do I have this right? - If you want to host a game online ..."

- shredomatic see all 6 comments

New Halo 2 Blog

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 25, 2007 7:00am PDT

IGN's Halo 2 Vista blog has been updated. This time Kevin Weston of Hired Gun details the included game browser.

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"does anyone who is a PC gamer actually care about Halo 2 at this point? or a year ago for that ..."

- Skyburst101 see all 4 comments

Halo 2 Vista Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 07, 2007 7:09am PDT

GameSpot has the latest Halo 2 Q&A, asking no less than three people about the exclusive District level found in the Vista port.

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"hahaha no shit Halo games really are overhyped. They were a big deal on the original Xbox ..."

- electrolight see all 5 comments

Halo 2 Vista Blog

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 06, 2007 6:17am PDT

IGN has the latest Halo 2 Vista blog posted. This installment offers info on the game's Tray and Play feature which allows you to play the game...

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"Coming from a console port, the existing game architecture lent itself well to this. Low to ..."

- dangerdoggie see all 6 comments

Halo 2 Vista Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 04, 2007 6:25am PDT

GameSpy has a Halo 2 Vista Q&A up, asking designer Jeremy Statz about the Uplift map found in the action game port.

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"I wonder if this will out-sell ET:QW when it comes out. Wouldn't amaze me, considering how ..."

- code-e255 see all 2 comments

Halo 2 Previews

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 06, 2007 4:46pm PST

GameSpot and FiringSquad both have new Halo 2 articles, going hands-on with the Vista version of the game at GDC. At the event, Microsoft is...

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"See, I thought there was something wrong, they are making Halo3... I thought that was it but ..."

- simon_tack see all 7 comments

On Halo 2 Achievements

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 06, 2007 3:07pm PST

The IGN Blog website has a new Halo 2 blog, which covers the game's support of achievements. Popular on the Xbox 360, the achievement system is...

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"What the hell is an achievment and why would I want one? Is it like in school when you got a ..."

- headbone see all 27 comments

Halo 2 Diary

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 02, 2006 7:33am PST

A new Halo 2 Vista development diary has been posted at the Bungie.net website. Manager Shogo Ishii talks about the game's recent press showing,...

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"Umm....so Vista Players can play 360 people? Er....Wouldn't mouse/keyboarders just rape the ..."

- pun][sher see all 5 comments

Halo 2 Diary

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 06, 2006 6:57am PDT

The official Bungie website has been updated, offering the second Halo 2 Vista development diary. Matt Priestley talks about the progress being...

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"can I get a meh? Why are they making this again? Does Microsoft really think that we're to go ..."

- bung-foo see all 6 comments

Halo 2 Previews

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 23, 2006 6:37pm PDT

1UP and IGN both have Halo 2 PC previews, going hands-on with the Vista port at the Leipzig Games Convention. Says IGN "we're left scratching our...

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"k well i hav a few questions i dont no were to get answered 1. i hav exactly 1gb of ram open i ..."

- CluelessSokhan see all 34 comments

Halo 2 Vista Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 22, 2006 4:48pm PST

Over at Bungie.net you can find a new Halo 2 Q&A, asking Microsoft's Jo Clowes and Matt Gradwohl about the upcoming Windows Vista port of the game....

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"not another halo port :P especially not a 2+ year old Xbox port for a yet to be announced, and ..."

- Skyburst101 see all 2 comments

Halo 1.07 Patch

By Maarten Goldstein, May 31, 2005 9:14am PDT

Microsoft used E3 to release a new Halo patch, which went unnoticed until now. At FileShack you can grab the 1.07 update, as well as the dedicated...

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"i never thought it was a piece of shit - just more fun playing with your buddies in a xbox lan ..."

- e v i l see all 4 comments

Halo 1.06 Patch

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 16, 2004 6:11pm PST

A new patch for Halo PC has been released, updating the game to v1.06. The new release fixes a rare crash bug. If you have 1.05 installed you need...

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"Wait, if you were previously up to date on patches, you have to manually patch, but if you have ..."

- famine101 see all 9 comments

Halo 1.05 Patch

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 07, 2004 2:07pm PDT

Microsoft has released a new patch for the PC version of Halo, updating the game to version 1.05. The 4.6mb hot fix "addresses a rare crash bug...

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"LOL how can you call a user exploited bug "rare"? It can happen as often as someone wishes to ..."

- S1ing B1ade see all 17 comments