Halo 5's Aiming Has Changed, And Not Everyone Likes It

If you're a longtime Halo fan, you know that a good amount of the weapons in your arsenal would only fire from the hip. That is, compared to most popular first-person shooters, they had no scope system. But in Halo 5, developers 343 are implementing something they call smart-link—which is essentially an… » 12/22/14 8:00pm 12/22/14 8:00pm

Two Weeks Later, Halo Multiplayer Is Still A Mess

Welcome to 2014, where it is apparently unreasonable to buy a video game and expect it to work properly. One of this month's biggest culprits has been Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a compilation of Halo remakes that's been infested with bugs since it came out two weeks ago, with the most prominent problems… » 11/25/14 10:40am 11/25/14 10:40am

The Folks Behind Halo Say They're Fixing Matchmaking Today

As has become something of a tradition in the world of video games, Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched with some serious problems—after it came out last week, players struggled with matchmaking and online play in the collection of Halo ports ad remakes. Today, hopefully, things will get at least a little… » 11/20/14 9:42am 11/20/14 9:42am

Halo 5: Guardians Announced For 2015

Today Microsoft and 343 announced the next installment in the Halo universe. It's called Halo 5: Guardians, it's all about Master Chief's journey in moving on from the events of Halo 4, and it'll be out in the fall of 2015 on Xbox One. » 5/16/14 11:00am 5/16/14 11:00am

How To Sneak Behind The Wheel Of A Pelican Dropship In Halo 4

Ever since I crash-landed in one in Halo: Combat Evolved, I've had a soft spot for those big ol' UNSC Pelican dropships. As it turns out, it's possible for three players to team up in the campaign level "Reclaimer" and hop behind the wheel of one, despite the fact that the story doesn't call for it. » 12/28/12 8:00pm 12/28/12 8:00pm

Halo 4's Remote Detonator Has Already Reached Its Logical Conclusion

It stands to reason that most people who picked up the remote detonator in Halo 4 thought to use it in this way; but it was TheM0M0show who first documented the technique and put it on YouTube. » 11/12/12 9:00pm 11/12/12 9:00pm

The Craziest Feats Of Halo 4 Multiplayer Get Mythbusted

Do you ever wonder about really specific theoretical feats in Halo 4's multiplayer? Like, say, whether or not you can deflect an oddball with a gravity hammer, or trick an auto-sentry with a hologram? » 11/12/12 5:30pm 11/12/12 5:30pm

Some Halo 4 Players Facing Launch Day Server Woes

It's November 6, and the long-anticipated, well-received Halo 4 is here. For some players, though, it seems the wait to get their shooting on will be a little longer. » 11/06/12 1:00pm 11/06/12 1:00pm

Making Gorgeous Maps In Halo 4's Forge Mode

Via GameSpot, here's a great ten-minute video showing off some of the cool things you can make in Halo 4's version of Forge, the map editor first seen in Halo 3. Enjoy! » 10/09/12 5:44pm 10/09/12 5:44pm

Check Out Clips From The Entire Halo 4 Soundtrack Right Now

Thanks to the magic of iTunes, Halo » 9/20/12 8:00pm 9/20/12 8:00pm fans can now get a substantial taste of Neil Davidge's music for the upcoming . The soundtrack on the British store, and you can listen to short samples of each of the 15 tracks.

Halo’s Creators Pass the Bungie.net Baton to 343 Industries on March…

Bungie's not making Halo games anymore. That's not news. But they've still been administering the servers which hold all that precious multiplayer data. Y'know, the place where all your Forge maps and deathmatch stats live. However, the studio just announced that their stewardship of Halo data will end on March 31st,… » 2/01/12 9:00am 2/01/12 9:00am

Should You Buy Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary ? No.

It's been ten years since Bungie gave Xbox gamers the first Halo game, a console first-person shooter that didn't feel like the weak sister to the genre's PC alpha dogs. From that single title grew blossomed one of video game's most successful franchises, one which reshaped what it meant to play video games with… » 11/14/11 2:00pm 11/14/11 2:00pm