The “mainstreaming of esports” is continuing, with ESPN saying this week that they will broadcast parts of the Halo Championship Tour event at the X Games in Aspen on the main network at the end of the month, while streaming it on WatchESPN. It’s a move that will give the surprisingly low-profile Halo competitive…
Today teams from North America, the UK and various other places will vie online for a spot in the regionals and a shot at the $2 million 2016 Halo World Championship prize pool paid for by REQ-hungry fans.
Say what you will about Halo 5 overall, but if there’s one thing Microsoft and 343 did not screw around on, it was putting together a roster of very talented concept artists to work on the game.
Today on Highlight Reel we have corpse grenade kills, the Star Wars “Canon”, very illegal wrestling moves, nice villages, and much more!
Halo 5: Guardians is the first time I haven’t loved a Halo game. Though, thankfully, the latest chapter in the sci-fi shooter universe has a few things going for it.
Today on Highlight Reel we have spartan ground pounds, horses shitting in space, DiRT flips, missed train rides, and much more!
Some of my fondest video game memories involve people huddled around one TV at the same time. With Halo 5, the sci-fi shooter series dropped support for split-screen. If there ever was a time to mark the end of an era, this is it.
Covenant Grunts have always said silly things in Halo games. Usually they’re chattering away during gunfights. But in their downtime? Halo 5 has answers.
Halo 5’s new Warzone multiplayer mode wouldn’t be nearly as exciting if it suffered from the sort of connection issues that plagued The Master Chief Collection months after launch. So far, so good.
Halo 5 is beautiful, at times a lot of fun, and at times disappointing. It’s also not yet officially released and is dependent on its multiplayer working well on a large scale. So we’re holding off on a review until well after the game’s October 27 launch. For now, some impressions of one of the Xbox One’s big fall…
In honor of Halo 5: Guardians’ impending release, Vadu Amka, Belgian purveyor of excellent custom consoles, has crafted a Halo-themed Xbox One—his first current-gen console mod, in fact.
With a little over a month to go before the release of Halo 5: Guardians, what’s a Spartan fan to do to pass the time? I have an idea. Don’t worry, it doesn’t involve playing the Master Chief Collection.
You can always rely on the Halo series to have great music, and even though it was a piece from the original game, hearing it kick in as Master Chief and the other three members of Blue Team hurtled through space towards a Covenant-infested ship in Halo 5 did make me go all gooey inside.
As I look over my notes from the big E3 show in L.A. earlier this month, three games stand out that I wanted to be sure to praise. I’m eager to play more of all of them.
Somebody should have warned Conan O’Brien about the gaming force that is Silicon Valley’s Thomas “Middletwitch” Middleditch. The talk show host never stood a chance.
The next Halo game will be out this October, Microsoft announced tonight in a trailer that aired during The Walking Dead.
We've always thought of Master Chief as the savior of humanity in the Halo series, but the ARG kicking off for Halo 5: Guardians posits something much sinister: he's a traitor.
Players have discovered plenty of interesting issues in the ongoing Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta, but this is probably the funniest.
Today on Highlight Reel, we have some cool plays from the Halo 5: Guardians beta, a fantastic Counter-Strike: GO bomb defuse and a novel way to survive the most intense plane crash in GTA V.