Tag: Halo

Halo Online: What is Microsoft Doing?

In this day and age, nothing is safe. Because technology is so advanced, it’s nearly impossible to keep files from being leaked onto the Internet. Look at what has happened to Microsoft.  Their attempt to create a Russian exclusive Halo game resulted in the “El Dorito” hack.  The not-so-secret Halo: Online has been leaked. Now, modders are working on making ...

Halo Collection Content Update Summary

Yesterday a new patch went live for players of Halo The Master Chief Collection. 343i, developers behind the game, detailed the patch in full on their website, Halo Waypoint. In order to avoid the boring legal talk of patch notes, we will have them summarized here for easy understanding. The patch is a required download ...

Halo 5 – Guardians Beta Pushed Up [updated]

According to CVG, Halo 5: Guardians Beta is pushed up. While the beta was originally scheduled for December 29th, it appears as if it has been pushed up to the 9th of December. While this could very well be an error on CVG’s behalf, it does not come as the only source for this news. According ...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Patch Released Today

343 Industries plans to roll out this week’s  Halo: The Master Chief Collection content update mid-late afternoon Pacific Time on Thursday, November 20 to address matchmaking performance, UI, gameplay and title-specific issues. Initially scheduled to be released on November 18,  the developer pushed this week’s content update back a few days to complete the testing and certification process and ...

Was Destiny What We Were Promised?

Destiny was at the forefront of our dreams for the next generation of console gaming. When news that the Publishers of Call of Duty, Activision, and the Developers of Halo, Bungie, were coming together to make an open world First Person Shooter, the gaming community exploded with excitement. With these two companies backing Destiny and ...

Maneuverability of First Person Shooters

With the new era of next generation consoles getting into the swing of things there seems to be a trend appearing with first person shooters. Titanfall kicked things off with the next-level maneuverability showing off double jump and free running and even the dash that the titans utilize. Well received by the players, this opened up ...

Halo – The Master Chief Collection Matchmaking Fix Delayed

343 Industries have announced that they are delaying a patch which would fix matchmaking issues that are currently plaguing  Halo – The Master Chief Collection players since the game’s release. The fix was originally intended to be released November 19. Halo – The Master Chief Collection has been suffering from problems with its online component; as ...

Replica Halo Plasma Rifles Revealed

While Halo fans may be bogged down in Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s matchmaking issues, TriForce have unveiled something which may keep us occupied for the forseeable future; namely, replicas of the Plasma Rifles from the series. The Plasma Rifles are currently available for pre-order, although they can set customers back a little financially. The ...

Frank O’Connor talks Halo Master Chief Collection

Frank O’Conner is currently Franchise Development Director for Halo at 343 Industries, working closely with Microsoft and 343 with everything that has to do with Halo, and implicitly the Halo Master Chief Collection. Originally he was a big gamer, and started writing for various video game magazines such as Ultimate Future Magazine and Official Xbox ...