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Halo: Infinite
Due to the functionality missing from a website listing, some are speculating that Halo: Infinite won't be coming to Xbox Play Anywhere and thus PC. credit//343 Industries Microsoft made a big song and dance about Xbox Play Anywhere, and it's not hard to see why The program brings all of Microsoft's first party games to Xbox as[...]
Halo: Infinite
343 writer Jeff Easterlings has laughed off the possibility of Halo Infinite having a battle royale mode. credit//343 Industries The turn on battle royale games seems to have come very quick Just a few months ago, it seemed sky was the limit for the genre, but alas, it now seems, unless your name is PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds or Fortnite,[...]
Halo 6 Probably Isn't Happening This Year
343 are hinting that we probably shouldn't be expecting to see the next chapter of Halo's mainline story in 2018, albeit pretty vaguely. Halo 5 is now getting on a bit and it is beginning to feel like time might be right for the franchise to start turning its head towards the future There have been[...]
Developer Lead Has Left The Halo Franchise To Go Indie
While it might be an unpopular opinion, I've really, really enjoyed 343 Industries tenure in charge of Halo The series is on a good path, and while it may not be a juggernaut like it once was, I still believe it has a ton of quality to it. The franchise has just lost a key voice[...]
Halo 5: Forge On PC Will Get A Custom Game Browser Which Is Huge News
The feature was also confirmed by 343 Head Josh Holmes with a post on TeamBeyond. I really think this is pretty huge news Halo on PC has long been asked after, and it seems we soon will be able to jump in and out of matches with relative ease on the platform I have to imagine this[...]
Yes, Halo 5's Story Matters And It's One Of The Best In The Series
Add in a controversial cliff hanger ending, and we are really in the weeds here. Honestly though, and yes this is my opinion, and yes, I'm a huge fan of what 343 have done to the series since taking over, I think this is one of the very best campaign's in the Halo canon I really[...]
Halo 5: Guardians Launch Trailer Goes Heavy On The Story
The action is on point, the story teases are there, but it also really doesn't tell us too much about what's going on. Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=152&v=Rh_NXwqFvHcVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Halo 5: Launch Gameplay Trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=152&v=Rh_NXwqFvHc) I think 343's work on Halo 4 was stellar, and this looks particularly interesting[...]
Halo 5 Developer Talks About The Troubled Creation Of Warzone
Warzone is the new multiplayer mode in Halo 5: Guardians that 343 are really trying to push It's a huge 12 v 12 game mode that has Spartans squaring off against each other while NPC enemies get in on the action too It looks neat and is taking a few ideas from MOBAs and applying[...]
Halo 5: Guardians' Forge Mode Oulined In New Video
This new video shows the work that has been done, in what 343 is saying was built from the ground up It adds a few key features two, maybe most importantly, 'grouping' which lets you tie a few object together and move them as if they were one Take a look in this new video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=4&v=oDltTQiZMmwVideo[...]
Take A Look At The Construction Of Halo 5's Score In 'The Sprint'
I love what 343 have done with the soundtrack since the massive loss of Marty O'Donnell to the series It's different, with its own identity, while still calling back to its predecessors I can't wait to hear more. The Sprint has been a very interesting little series surrounding the creation of Halo 5: Guardians. It actually[...]
Take A Look At Classic Covenant Vehicles In Halo 5
In a new post at Halo Waypoint, 343 show off the new designs and how the Banshee, Ghost, Wraith and Phantom are different Their designs seem a little more stunted, with more curvature and less size given in the design Take a look: Banshee Combat flyers has been a staple in the Elite warfare for millennia, and[...]
343 Say They Know What Is Happening In Halo Over The Next 10 Years
343 seems to know what they want to do with the Halo franchise I really can't wait to see what they do with the series going forward too, as it is quite well documented that I adore their work on Halo 4. Halo 5: Guardians is on the horizon too, and it seems there are serious[...]
Halo 5 Videos Show Off The Game's Narrative
The lore was certainly messy, but its central thesis was sound. That is why I'm so excited to see what 343 bring to the table with Halo 5 Telling the story about two teams of four people means the focus is going to be much broader across more characters It's pretty experimental for the franchise and[...]
There Is No Match Voting Or Vetoing In Halo 5
343 head Josh Holmes confirmed over Twitter that instead everything will run from a rotation. @GDO_TWITS No voting or veto, just straight rotation. — Josh Holmes (@JoshingtonState) September 7, 2015 I think this is a good move Halo multiplayer has always devolved a list of a few favorites that you play over and over This way, we will get[...]
The Halo 5 Opening Cinematic Is Pretty Spectacular
The franchise remains one of my most beloved, and I can't wait to see what 343 do with the power of the Xbox One. This little delight really helped cement that the Xbox One exclusive is pretty close now too Last night, Microsoft, released the opening cinematic for the game and it's really quite spectacular Don't[...]
Halo 5 Won't Launch With Big Team Battle
The huge firefights can get pretty crazy, and you are never wanting for someone to shoot. Well, unfortunately, 343 have made the call to not include the game mode at launch Via GameSpot, producer Josh Holmes explained that the new mode Warzone should take it's place though The 12v12 mode has AI and tons of vehicles[...]