In Defense Of The Flood, Halo's Most Hated Enemy

Kotaku editor-in-chief Stephen Totilo called The Library Halo: Combat Evolved’s most notorious level. An entry on Halopedia referred to it as one of the least popular levels in the Halo series. The Library is the hardest level in the game by far, a cruel gauntlet featuring seemingly never-ending waves of Halo’s » 6/01/15 1:00pm 6/01/15 1:00pm

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

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 10:30pm 7/22/11 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 4:00pm 6/20/11 4:00pm

The Original Xbox Controller is Coming Back in an Extremely Limited Way, Only for 'Halo Fest'

Halo studio 343 Industries is offering only the most authentic of Halo: Combat Evolved experiences at this year's Halo Fest, letting players go hands on with the Anniversary remake of the Xbox original with its original controller, the beastly gamepad nicknamed the "Duke." » 6/15/11 4:30pm 6/15/11 4:30pm

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 10:25am 2/23/11 10:25am