Humankind Has Played More Than 6 Billion Hours of Halo Online

When we talk about a franchise as popular as Halo, sometimes the numbers get so big as to grossly outsize human comprehension. Today, Microsoft announced that the tentpole franchise has sold more than 60 million copies to date, and that people have put in over 6 billion hours into the online modes. » 10/22/14 4:01pm Today 4:01pm

The Unusual Excellence Of Halo's Most Iconic Level

You're playing a shooter. Some Marine stands in front of you, barking out commands. Whatever he's saying doesn't really matter—it translates to little more than "shoot the bad guys!" Eventually, he steps out of the way, you run forward, and you dash through narrow corridors, using a host of weapons that more or less… » 9/05/14 12:00pm 9/05/14 12:00pm