Halo Series News


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.


Halo 5: Guardians leaked video shows off sprinting and more

By Daniel Perez, Nov 10, 2014 6:50am PST

A new leak of Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer has forced 343 Industries to confirm a number of improvements to the series.


343 Industries launches official eSports league 'Halo Championship Series'

By Daniel Perez, Nov 06, 2014 9:30am PST

If you think you've got some serious Halo skills, then why not join the Halo Championship Series where you and your crew could win $50,000.


Halo 5: Guardians leaked cutscene features Locke and Covenant

By Daniel Perez, Nov 05, 2014 5:45am PST

A recently leaked Halo 5: Guardians cutscene may have just let the cat out of the bag as to what will be going on in the game, or at least possibly a set of missions.


"The question is are you going to be playing as Chief or is this going to be a Metal Gear Solid 2 ..."

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Watch the full Halo: The Master Chief Collection 'Silent Cartographer' mission at 60 fps

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 30, 2014 12:30pm PDT

The Shacknews staff has been running through Halo: The Master Chief Collection and we've uploaded our playthroguh of Halo: Combat Evolved's 'Silent Cartographer' mission at a full 60fps.


"fuck, I was planning to buy a PS4 instead of a Xone this generation.. but dammit.. I like my old ..."

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Watch Halo 2's rebuilt cinematics included in Halo: The Master Chief Collection

By Daniel Perez, Oct 29, 2014 10:15am PDT

We're sure this isn't exactly how you remember Halo 2's old cinematics.


"Yup and when you see the comparison it's nice to think wow they did that. This isn't just a ..."

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection goes gold; available for pre-download today

By Daniel Perez, Oct 17, 2014 8:15am PDT

Xbox One owners are just one step closer to getting their hands on Halo: The Master Chief Collection as the game has officially gone gold.


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.