Halo Series News


Halo 5: Guardians begins the 'Battle of Shadow and Light' today

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 18, 2015 10:05am PST

Arena battles have gotten slightly bigger with today's 'Battle of Shadow and Light' update for Halo 5: Guardians, which introduces 8v8 Big Team Battles.


Shack Reels: Unboxing the Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition

By Shack Staff, Oct 27, 2015 4:15pm PDT

Halo 5: Guardians arrives today, but there's more than the standard edition out in stores right now. Join Shacknews Showcase's Andrew Zucosky as he unboxes the Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition.


Halo 5: Guardians Review: The New Master

By Steve Watts, Oct 27, 2015 9:25am PDT

Halo 5: Guardians isn't 343's first Halo game, but it's the first that really makes the series their own. Smart improvements renew confidence in the franchise's future. Our review.


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Halo: Evolving to Guardians

By Shack Staff, Oct 26, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Halo has gone from an FPS experiment to a Microsoft juggernaut and the lynchpin of its console business. As multiplayer has continued to develop, though, it's lost some of its status to multiplatform competitors. In this Shacknews Select, we take a look at where Halo has bee...


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Halo 5: Guardians has 'plenty of chance' to appear on PC

By Daniel Perez, Oct 23, 2015 8:02am PDT

343 Industries franchise director Frank O'Connor has come out to say Halo 5: Guardians has 'plenty of chance' to make its way to PC.


"Cool! Thanks for letting everyone know! I just put it in my Calendar of Caring. "

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Shack Reels: Halo 5: Guardians 'Blue Team' gameplay on Legendary difficulty

By Shack Staff, Oct 20, 2015 2:00pm PDT

We play through the Blue Team chapter of Halo 5: Guardians on Legendary difficulty.


Shack Reels: Halo 5: Guardians 'Osiris' gameplay on Legendary difficulty

By Shack Staff, Oct 20, 2015 1:50pm PDT

We play through the Osiris chapter of Halo 5: Guardians on Legendary difficulty.


Shack Reels: Halo 5: Guardians Funniest Covenant Dialog

By Shack Staff, Oct 20, 2015 1:16pm PDT

Check out some of the funniest Covenant dialog we've come across while playing Halo 5: Guardians.


Halo 5: Guardians' Spartan Companies isn't your father's clans manager

By Daniel Perez, Oct 19, 2015 1:24pm PDT

Halo is evolving how clans work in Halo 5: Guardians with the launch of Spartan Companies. Check out how it'll offer new, yet familiar features.


Halo 5 hunts the truth in Minecraft later this week

By Daniel Perez, Oct 19, 2015 9:53am PDT

Halo 5: Guardians will be infiltrating Minecraft later this week as an update to the Halo Edition mash-up pack will be released later this week.


Here are Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer playlists for launch day

By Daniel Perez, Oct 13, 2015 10:12am PDT

Here's a list of multiplayer playlists you should expect to play when Halo 5: Guardians launches in a couple of weeks.


"The campaign looks really interesting so far. And 8-12 hours of gameplay is enough for me for a ..."

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New Halo 5: Guardians gameplay trailer shows Master Chief going rogue

By Daniel Perez, Oct 12, 2015 6:29am PDT

Microsoft has released a new trailer for Halo 5: Guardians that shows the moment Master Chief goes rogue, as well as some other portions of its story all told within its impressive in-game engine.


"They never go into detail in the original games. Cortana just says Halo was built by the ..."

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Halo 5: Guardians goes gold; day zero patch already planned

By Daniel Perez, Oct 07, 2015 6:44am PDT

343 Industries has announced Halo 5: Guardians has gone gold, although it's also revealed a patch will be waiting in the wings.


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. "

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Halo 5: Guardians TV commercial shows the universe mourning Master Chief

By Daniel Perez, Sep 28, 2015 7:32am PDT

Microsoft released the official TV commercial for Halo 5: Guardians that shows the universe mourning for the loss of Master Chief.