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 12:00pm9/05/14 12:00pm

Halo: Anniversary Promises a New Perspective on Old Memories

Here is exactly what was shown of Halo: Anniversary's singleplayer campaign, today at Comic-Con 2011. The demonstration was also given to press at E3 back in June; this is its first public display. It covers the classic level "Silent Cartographer," and showcases the ability to switch between updated high-definition… »7/22/11 10:30pm7/22/11 10:30pm

The Halo Remake's Kinect Support Won't Ruin the Xbox Classic

They won't tell us whether this fall's 10-years-later remake, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary will use the Kinect for voice control, gesture control or what, but Microsoft did tell us, today today, that the game's Kinect suport won't compromise the quality of the original game. Here's their official statement: "It's… »6/20/11 4:00pm6/20/11 4:00pm

New Gears of War 3 Release Date Makes Room For Halo?

Gears of War 3 will be released on September 20, according an Associated Press report. The game used to be scheduled for spring but had been bumped back to fall late last year. At the time, Mark Rein, vice president of Epic Games tweeted about a Gears delay to September, but quickly deleted the tweet and changed his… »2/23/11 10:25am2/23/11 10:25am