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Halo 5: Guardians drops the 'Hammer Storm' today; teases the return of Firefight

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 24, 2016 11:13am PST

Halo 5: Guardians shows some balls with today's Hammer Storm update and the return of three classic ball-based multiplayer modes. Meanwhile, fans of Halo: Reach have a reason to rejoice, as it looks like one of its most beloved game modes is primed to make a comeback.

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"Firefight was originally in Halo 3: ODST which had the memorable maps. Reach's were total crap ..."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 2 comments

Gears of War Ultimate Edition PC Requirements leaked via Windows 10 Store listing

By Daniel Perez, Feb 23, 2016 1:20pm PST

The Windows 10 Store has Gears of War Ultimate Edition listed, which means we now know its system requirements for minimum, recommended, and 4K gaming.

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"None of those systems had good specs when they launched so it's not really a surprise. "

- Peanut Fox see all 14 comments

Halo World Championship final 16 teams set, as prize pool hits $2.5M

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 22, 2016 1:10pm PST

The final 16 teams for the Halo World Championship series have been set, so it's time for the stakes to increase. The original $1 million pot has been increased to $2.5 million, with the first place team now set to bring home a cool million.

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Killer Instinct begins a new fight with Halo's Arbiter

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2016 3:35pm PST

After a cruel tease at the end of the Killer Instinct World Cup, Halo's Arbiter has been officially revealed for Killer Instinct and he is set to debut during next month's Season 3.

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Minecraft explores Overworld Update on Windows 10 and Pocket Edition today with new skins

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2016 6:01am PST

The first major update of the year for Minecraft: Pocket Edition and the Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta are going live today and Mojang would like to offer up some new skins to those users to celebrate.

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Halo 5: Guardians plays ball with Assault, Grifball, and Fiesta later this month

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2016 7:30pm PST

343 is preparing for Halo 5: Guardians' next monthly update and it will bring three popular ball-based game modes.

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"Finally some new game modes! Love the competitive scene, but sometimes I just wanna relax."

- Redwall45 see all 2 comments

Halo 5: Guardians 'Arena REQ Bundle' coming soon for $25

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2016 1:46pm PST

While the Arena REQ Bundle certainly isn't Halo 5: Guardians' first $25 microtransaction, it is still, nonetheless, a $25 microtransaction.

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"In the case of Halo 5 the Req packs you earn through are indeed cosmetic for arena but Warzone ..."

- TheEmissary see all 7 comments

Evil Geniuses wins first Halo X Games Aspen Invitational

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2016 11:35am PST

The first X Games Aspen Invitational may have been an exhibition for Halo 5: Guardians, but it certainly wasn't short on excitement. Even ESPN was getting in on the action, cutting in to televise the event throughout the weekend.

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"Shit, I thought this was going to be about a sequel to Evil Genius off the bat."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 2 comments

Halo 5: Guardians kicks off February season with matchmaking hotfix

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2016 9:33am PST

Halo 5: Guardians is ready to move forward with the new month of the competitive Arena season, but 343 is making a minor fix to its matchmaking first.

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The Killer Instinct World Cup will return in 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 31, 2016 8:21pm PST

The first Killer Instinct World Cup was a rousing success, so Iron Galaxy and company are ready to do it all again next year!

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Killer Instinct teases a Halo character for Season 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2016 10:34pm PST

Master Chief may be good at finishing fights, but it's looking like the Arbiter is about to start a whole new one.

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Killer Instinct Season 3 rebalance patch includes stagger, flip outs, no unbreakables, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2016 1:00pm PST

Prior to revealing Kim Wu, Iron Galaxy discussed the many, many, many changes coming to Killer Instinct Season 3. Have I mentioned there are a lot of changes?

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Kim Wu will bring the spirit of the dragon to Killer Instinct Season 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2016 12:13pm PST

During a special panel at this year's Killer Instinct World Cup, Iron Galaxy revealed the latest character set to debut during the upcoming Season 3.

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Halo 5: Guardians opens up Infinity's Armory today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 26, 2016 9:41am PST

The latest update for Halo 5: Guardians has arrived, introducing two new maps and some familiar-looking weaponry.

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Halo 5 eSports invitational will debut at ESPN's X Games this month

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 21, 2016 11:20am PST

ESPN is getting serious about its eSports, so much so that it is now opening up a section of this year's X Games to a Halo 5: Guardians team invitational.

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"I noticed the other day that ESPN.com has an esports section now. They even had some esports ..."

- riptyde see all 4 comments