Halo Series News


Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets new update, ODST coming in May

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 21, 2015 9:00pm PDT

343 Industries has issued a new update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, addressing the ranking system and a number of individual game bugs. The developer also added some new information regarding the release date for the Halo 3: ODST campaign.


Shack Giveaway: Halo Nightfall on DVD

By Shack Staff, Apr 14, 2015 12:40pm PDT

One lucky follower of the Shacknews Twitter account and Shacknews Facebook account will receive a copy of Halo: Nightfall on DVD.


The Top 5 Worst Video Game Vehicles

By Steven Wong, Apr 06, 2015 11:30am PDT

There are times when you step into a shiny new car, plane, or mech only to realize you were better off walking. We're spotlighting 5 of the worst vehicles in video game history.


"You mean Vice City? The controls were fine, they just weren't mapped right. The game lets you ..."

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343 begins tuning Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer after 20 million beta matches played

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2015 10:00am PST

The numbers are in for the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta and they're quite impressive. With that in mind, 343 is ready to begin work on tweaking the final product.


"The master chief model in the header of the article looks so stupid. His waist is ultra thin, so ..."

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Shack Reels: Performing a ground pound in Halo 5: Guardians

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 10, 2015 1:00pm PST

The Halo 5: Guardians beta continues for another week, so allow Joe Tirado to show you the finer points of the new ground pound move.


"Its just a coincidence, they've had most of this game play nailed down since January 2014."

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection will add Halo 3: ODST campaign soon

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 19, 2014 11:30pm PST

In compensating players affected by Halo: The Master Chief Collection's ongoing multiplayer issues, 343 Industries announced that Halo 3: ODST's campaign will be added soon.


"Well, I would have bought this if they would have included ODST for everyone, regardless of when ..."

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Halo: Spartan Strike delayed to allow further Master Chief Collection fixes

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2014 11:45am PST

Since Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still having some problems, 343 Industries has announced that Halo: Spartan Strike is being pushed back to early next year.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection update further addresses matchmaking issues

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 03, 2014 4:40pm PST

343 Industries has issued yet another update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, one that further addresses the issues plaguing its multiplayer.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection 500MB patch addressing various issues goes live [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 26, 2014 6:15pm PST

The latest patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection is going live and will hopefully address the ongoing multiplayer issues that continue to plague the game. (Update: Patch notes now included.)


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Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking patch releasing today

By Daniel Perez, Nov 20, 2014 8:15am PST

The long-awaited matchmaking patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will finally be releasing later today, and boy, is the list of fixes long.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking patch delayed

By Daniel Perez, Nov 18, 2014 8:30am PST

A new patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been delayed until "later this week." Cortana would not be pleased.


Chatty Video Q&A: Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 17, 2014 2:00pm PST

Shacknews recently had the opportunity to check out Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer. While we were out there, we shot over questions from our Chatty community about multiplayer modes, graphics, and customization.


Halo Wars teaser website goes live [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 14, 2014 11:09am PST

A new website for Halo Wars, the 2009 Halo-centered RTS, has suddenly gone live. And it's counting down to something. (Update: Or maybe not. Microsoft has confirmed this is false.)


Playlists removed in Halo: MCC to help alleviate matchmaking issues

By Daniel Perez, Nov 14, 2014 9:00am PST

343 Industries has cut some playlists from Halo: The Master Chief Collection in hopes it'll alleviate ongoing matchmaking issues.


Halo: TMCC senior game designer on bringing Halo to Xbox One

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 13, 2014 4:00pm PST

Shacknews recently had a chance to talk to Halo: The Master Chief Collection senior game designer Max Szlagor about what it takes to bring individual Halo games to Xbox One.