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Halo 5 Forge mode coming in December to offer biggest evolution since its debut

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 1:51pm PDT

Halo 5: Guardians' Forge mode has been revealed, and boy, it looks like it's going to offer a lot of options for creators.


"Looks good. I figured they would have ditched Forge by now for more paid DLC. "

- pyide see all 2 comments

Shack Reels: Halo 5 Multiplayer Interview with Lawrence Metten

By Shack Staff, Sep 29, 2015 3:00pm PDT

343 Industries Senior Multiplayer Designer Lawrence Metten fill us in on everything new happening with Halo multiplayer. 


Halo 5: Guardians Warzone multiplayer preview: Taking the fight planetside

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 28, 2015 12:01am PDT

The Halo series has had some large-scale multiplayer battles in the past, but nothing has ever felt quite as massive as Halo 5: Guardians' Warzone multiplayer mode. So how well does the game's REQ system play with this mode? Shacknews opens a few packs to find out.


Halo 5: Guardians Arena multiplayer preview - Spartan Charging Forward

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 25, 2015 12:01am PDT

There was something that felt a bit off with Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer beta. For this writer, it didn't quite feel like the Halo games of old. That concern is starting to dissipate after going hands-on with Arena multiplayer once again, as the new mechanics appear to be...


Halo 5: Guardians campaign preview - A Little Help from my Friends

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2015 12:01am PDT

Two stories are unfolding in Halo 5: Guardians, but they'll both have one thing in common. Friends will make all the difference, whether they be human or AI. Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on with both Master Chief and Spartan Locke.


"I'm not a huge fan of squad style FPS games. I prefer just running and gunning. Directing ..."

- Thresher see all 3 comments

Halo 5's Warzone multiplayer will add CCG-inspired REQ system

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2015 6:03pm PDT

Halo 5: Guardians' Warzone multiplayer is about to add an extra degree of complexity with the addition of the new REQ system, an idea inspired by collectible card games like Hearthstone and Magic: The Gathering. Need further explanation? Allow a Nick Offerman-voiced cartoon ...


"LOL that was awesome :) , nice vid what a great idea to explain things like that and make it ..."

- valcan_s see all 3 comments

Halo 5: Guardians trailers offer a closer look at its campaign

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2015 12:38pm PDT

Halo 5: Guardians has received two new videos that take a closer look at its overall campaign, as well as offering direct in-game footage of a portion of its story.


"Man if I had the time I be down, I have not played MP in a very long time, it be awesome. I will ..."

- valcan_s see all 7 comments

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer maps won't be decided by players votes

By Daniel Perez, Sep 09, 2015 7:30am PDT

343 Industries is trying something new with Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer modes as maps won't be dictated by how many votes it receives from players.


Halo 5: Guardians opening cinematic introduces Spartan Locke's team

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 9:38pm PDT

Microsoft and 343 Industries ended PAX Prime in a big way by releasing one of the opening cinematics for Halo 5: Guardians, introducing Spartan Locke's Red team of soldiers.


"Yes, so was the female Spartan introduced from the last game. Spartan program is not as hard to ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 12 comments

Gamescom 2015: Halo Wars 2 Announced for Xbox One and PC

By Steven Wong, Aug 04, 2015 8:29am PDT

In a surprise last minute announcement at the Xbox Gamescom 2015 press event, Halo Wars 2 will be coming to both the Xbox One and Windows 10.


"Reckon we'll see it on steam? I know Spartan Assault is on there."

- sarcaz see all 7 comments

Gamescom 2015: Halo 5 Guardians Multiplayer Heads to the Colosseum

By Steven Wong, Aug 04, 2015 8:10am PDT

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer details are revealed at the Gamescom 2015 Xbox press event.


Halo: The Fall of Reach gets first teaser while Halo Channel goes mobile

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 10, 2015 12:22pm PDT

343 Industries hit San Diego Comic-Con for a Halo 5: Guardians panel, revealing the first teaser for the animated Halo: The Fall of Reach and also announcing that the Halo Channel is now available on iOS and Android.


Microsoft releases Halo Channel app on iOS and Android; offers Halo 5 special emblem

By Daniel Perez, Jul 09, 2015 6:51am PDT

The Halo Channel has been released on iOS and Android, and as an incentive, Microsoft is giving away a Promotional REQ Pack that includes a special emblem for Halo 5: Guardians.


Halo 5 Collector's Edition statue revealed

By Tad Huempfner, Jun 18, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Take a look at the Master Chief and Spartan Locke statue that comes with the Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition.


"Not happening. I think I paid $150 for the CE of Halo3 and it came with a helmet you can't even ..."

- Ghostman2k78 see all 4 comments

Halo 5: Guardians hunts the truth on microtransactions system

By Daniel Perez, Jun 18, 2015 8:51am PDT

Bungie has released information surrounding Halo 5: Guardians' microtransactions.


"Letting consumers spend more lets game developers and publishers earn more."

- General Balsaga see all 3 comments