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Everything We Know About the Halo Master Chief Collection

News of the Halo: Master Chief Collection already leaked a few weeks ago, but Microsoft and developer 343 Industries officially announced its existence today. It'll be out on November 11 this year, in tandem with Halo 2's 10-year anniversary, and it'll come with access to the beta for Halo 5: Guardians. » 6/09/14 1:30pm 6/09/14 1:30pm

The Man Who Helped Change The Look Of Halo

It's not often that video game artists make the headlines, but Kenneth Scott made a few this week when he left his post as art director at 343 studios. That's kind of a big deal for fans because he was in charge of shaping the series' visual identity. It's far from terrible news - his replacement, Sparth, is one of… » 1/10/14 1:00am 1/10/14 1:00am

Halo's Half-Assed 'Mister Chief' Immortalized as an Xbox Live Avatar

Mister Chief came to us nearly 10 years ago, filling in for a Halo 2 promotional poster on the good ol' Bungie Weekly Update. "A terrible idea that snowballed out of control," says his creator. Now Mister Chief's perpetually constipated, teeth-gritting expression finds its way to an Xbox Live avatar costume. » 10/21/13 11:00am 10/21/13 11:00am

Halo 4 Will Soon Get Its Own 'Forge Island,' Plus Other Tweaks

343 Industries announced during a PAX East panel yesterday that Halo 4 will soon get its own version of Halo: Reach's Forge World map (pictured above), a feature that has been missed since 4 launched. Called "Forge Island" and releasing for free on April 11, the map will provide a series of open spaces in which Halo 4 » 3/24/13 4:00pm 3/24/13 4:00pm