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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.


"The hell does he need a cloak for, he's in a suit of armour. As far as Halo announcement ..."

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Halo: Spartan Assault coming to PC and mobile as Windows 8 app

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2013 6:00am PDT

Halo is coming back to PC... but not in the way you may have wanted.


"Funny, I don't consider myself a "front pager" and I thought the Halo series was crap, too, ..."

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Microsoft joins with Spielberg for live action Halo TV series

By John Keefer, May 21, 2013 10:50am PDT

Microsoft has announced a live-action Halo series in conjunction with film great Steven Spielberg. Not too many details were announced other than 343 Studios will be involved and Spielberg is thrilled to be a part of the experience.


"I'm not optimistic. I think it will be a tough sell for Spielberg bring in top talent (directors ..."

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District 9 director still interested in directing Halo movie

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2013 7:15am PDT

Neill Blomkamp, previously attached to direct the Halo movie, says he'd still like to do the project. But, he says, the problem is the lack of creative control for such a large movie with several interests involved.


"I'd see it even though I haven't had the time to watch Forward Unto Dawn yet."

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Halo 4 'Drop Shock' week offers extra challenges, discounts

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2013 5:30pm PDT

Microsoft and 343 are offering various Halo 4 drops this week, ranging from special extra XP challenges to discounts on previous map packs.


Halo 4 dropped stasis gun to make the game less sci-fi

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 01, 2013 2:45pm PDT

Halo 4 could have had a stasis gun. Or a "grapple harpoon." But these weapons were taken out in an effort to make the game more accessible and less sci-fi.


"The new music wasn't bad, it just wasn't Halo. I wish I could come up wtih a composer to ..."

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Halo 4 Forge Island released two weeks early

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 29, 2013 9:30am PDT

Planning regulations and certification can be a nightmare to navigate so when permission comes through, go hell-for-leather. Halo 4's new building space Forge Island was supposed to launch on April 11 but as it's now passed cert, 343 Industries tossed it out today for all to...


Halo 4 'Forge Island' coming on April 11

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2013 3:15pm PDT

The Halo 4 panel at PAX East revealed a few upcoming additions: a free Forge Island map, a new skill ranking system, and a title update with balance adjustments.


Halo 4 multiplayer updates to be less frequent, more substantial

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2013 11:30am PDT

Halo 4 is getting ready to wrap up its planned "War Games" map packs, and will be moving to a bi-weekly model for more substantial multiplayer updates.


"Can't forget the atrocious join in progress system, and the broken killcams. "

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Halo 4 'Castle' map pack coming April 8

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Halo 4's "Castle" map pack is coming April 8, bringing three new maps and a 6v6 playlist with a focus on team objectives and vehicular combat.


Halo 4's Majestic map pack hits February 25

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 19, 2013 8:15am PST

Good grief, you got a whole new Halo only three months ago, not to mention a DLC map pack a month later, yet you already want more? Luckily Microsoft and 343 Industries have anticipated your shameless greed and today announced the second Halo 4 DLC pack, named Majestic, will...


Halo 4 Spartan Ops episode 8 trailer getting dicey

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST

A new trailer for the next episode of Halo 4's Spartan Ops shows the situation aboard the UNSC Infinity getting more dire as the Prometheans gain ground.


"The episodes 6 and on were actually worlds better than the first five. Finally new, varied maps ..."

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Halo 4 Spartan Ops episode 7 has Infinity being invaded

By John Keefer, Jan 24, 2013 2:30pm PST

Episode 7 of the renewed Spartan Ops season debuts on Monday, and a per usual, Microsoft has unveiled a teaser for the five-mission co-op package. In this go round, embattled scientist Catherine Halsey gets a bit of payback for her current house arrest.


Best of 2012: #10 - Halo 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm PST

Halo 4 for Xbox 360 is #10 in our Best of 2012.


"Two games earned our 10th place position in a tie. There are no other ties on the list, though."

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Halo 4 Spartan Ops continues January 21

By Steve Watts, Jan 18, 2013 1:15pm PST

Halo 4's Spartan Ops episodes will start back up again next week, beginning a run of five new episodes to finish out the first season.


"yeah, its the episodes that make it good. the actual gameplay is lackluster. at launch the it'd ..."

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