Halo Series News


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."

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Halo 5: Guardians' new Warzone mode is bigger, slower, and smarter

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2015 6:00am PDT

Halo 5: Guardians introduces a new Warzone multiplayer type, with bigger maps, more players, and tactical diversity unseen in other Halo modes.


E3 2015: Halo 5: Guardians debuts at Xbox press conference with live demo

By Daniel Perez, Jun 15, 2015 9:35am PDT

Microsoft has revealed more information surrounding Halo 5: Guardians.


Halo 5: Guardians gets new Spartans for its dual stories

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2015 10:22am PDT

New details are emerging in regards to Halo 5: Guardians' story, with 343 confirming that the game will feature two distinct stories centering around Master Chief and Spartan Locke. And they each have their own backup.


"Would be nice to mention that Locke's team is going to feature Halo 3: ODST's Buck voiced by and ..."

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Halo 3: ODST Master Chief Collection May 29 release date was a placeholder

By Daniel Perez, May 27, 2015 1:35pm PDT

It appears the inclusion of Halo 3: ODST in Halo: The Master Chief Collection won't be happening in May, according to 343 Industries.



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Halo 5: Guardians cover art teases Spartan warfare

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 28, 2015 2:10pm PDT

There are more Spartans out there than just Master Chief and Spartan Locke and the new Halo 5: Guardians video is teasing all-out war between the two sides.


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.


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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.


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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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