Halo Series News


Halo: Spartan Strike coming to Windows devices and Steam this December

By Daniel Perez, Oct 15, 2014 9:30am PDT

A new Halo game will be coming to Windows devices and Steam, but it may not be the kind of Halo game you're looking for.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection executive producer discusses UI, multiplayer, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 18, 2014 3:00pm PDT

343 Industries has the tall task of bringing all four Master Chief Halo games onto a single disc and executive producer Dan Ayoub talks to Shacknews about the process and about what else to expect from the mega compilation.


How Halo: Nightfall grew from Forward Unto Dawn

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2014 4:00pm PDT

343 Industries recently talked to Shacknews about the upcoming Halo: Nightfall and how the studio is looking to make this a grander effort than 2012's Forward Unto Dawn.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection preview - anniversary plans

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2014 6:01am PDT

343 Industries shows off more of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, with Shacknews able to go hands-on with the upcoming compilation. We also learn more about the steps 343 is taking to update Halo 3 and 4, as well as some new details about the Halo Channel.


"Last of Us on the PS4 was pretty great. Halo at 60fps will be awesome."

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Halo homage spotted in Destiny

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2014 8:48am PDT

An homage to Halo protagonist Master Chief was spotted in Bungie's latest title, Destiny.


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343 Industries studio head discusses the Halo Channel

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 25, 2014 2:30pm PDT

343 Industries studio head Bonnie Ross took a moment to talk to Shacknews at Gamescom about Halo TV, the dedicated channel for all things Halo.


"I used to watch many of the videos they posted. Some cool behind the scenes stuff, gameplay ..."

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Halo Channel coming to Xbox One

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 6:15am PDT

The Halo Channel will be your one-stop destination for all things Halo.


"It'd be cool if this also let you watch matches in progress or something to that effect."

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Microsoft announces special Mjolnir Edition of Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Europe

By Robert Workman, Aug 06, 2014 1:00pm PDT

And surprise, it's already sold out at GAME locations.


"I was hoping this would be a green xbone console package. I know it will happen just announce it ..."

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection video shows overhauled Halo 2 cinematics

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 26, 2014 10:30am PDT

343 and Blur are looking to fully overhaul and restore nearly every aspect of Halo 2 for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. You can check out their work so far with a new cinematic trailer unveiled at Comic-Con.


"Halo CE's multiplayer was a blast on PC. Some of the new maps were pretty great, too. Designed ..."

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Halo: Master Chief Collection revised Zanzibar map showed at Comic-Con

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2014 11:45am PDT

Today at San Diego Comic-Con, 343 Industries showed off concept art for the revised Zanzibar map in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.


Ridley Scott-produced Halo: Nightfall gets first trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 24, 2014 1:20pm PDT

Get a first look at the mini-series that will bridge the gap between Halo 4 and next year's Halo 5: Guardians.


"Nice art direction at least. They'd better be sure to incorporate the Halo theme into the film ..."

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New Halo 3 Easter egg discovered

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2014 12:51pm PDT

Seven-year secret finally found


"I thought a Christmas easter egg would have been easier to find, considering how (relatively) ..."

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection panel discusses Halo 2: Anniversary upgrades

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 07, 2014 2:36pm PDT

343 Industries made its way to this year's Rooster Teeth Expo this past weekend. They brought along with them a new Halo: The Master Chief Collection trailer and some new details on what's coming to Halo 2: Anniversary's multiplayer mode.


"I bet that's how the codebase started out (on PC), it's just that they don't have any actual ..."

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Halo 5: Guardians beta kicks off in late December

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 7:05pm PDT

Halo 5: Guardians beta will kick off on December 27, studio head Bonnie Ross said during a presentation for the Master Chief Collection.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection coming to Xbox One on November 11

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 10:23am PDT

The Halo: Master Chief Collection will collect all four Master Chief Halos (from Combat Evolved Anniversary to Halo 4) on one disc for Xbox One and will also offer an anniversary edition upgrade for Halo 2. The giant collection is coming on November 11, ten years after Halo ...


"I loved both of those games. I hope they get the buff and shine sometime soon."

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