Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary: The Kotaku Review

Despite only visiting it once in my adolescent years, I've never forgotten the Cradle of Aviation Museum in the suburb of Garden City. Row after row of majestic aircraft stood next to each other, shiny but defunct evidence to the pivotal role that Long Island played to the science and practice of aeronautics in the… » 11/21/11 6:00pm 11/21/11 6:00pm

How Do Game Reviewers Feel About Playing Halo: Combat Evolved All Over Again?

Before the folks at 343 Industries can prove to us they are a worthy successor to the Halo development throne, they must first show us that they respect the franchise's roots. » 11/15/11 1:00pm 11/15/11 1:00pm

After finishing the campaign of last year's Halo saga prequel Halo: Reach, I was psyched for a remake of the original . Though no plans…

Let’s Look at the Facelift Halo Gets for Its Anniversary

Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, Splinter Cell Trilogy … there've been plenty of HD re-issues for beloved games over the last few months. But, in the video above, I'll show you why the work that 343 Industries and Saber Interactive has done on Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary » 11/14/11 8:00pm 11/14/11 8:00pm

Should You Buy Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary ? No.

It's been ten years since Bungie gave Xbox gamers the first Halo game, a console first-person shooter that didn't feel like the weak sister to the genre's PC alpha dogs. From that single title grew blossomed one of video game's most successful franchises, one which reshaped what it meant to play video games with… » 11/14/11 2:00pm 11/14/11 2:00pm

Claim Your Rightful Place on the Halo Living Monument

Master Chief would be nothing without the millions of players that have taken control of him over the past decade. Microsoft and 343 Industries recognize your heroic sacrifices with the Halo Living Monument, an interactive memorial that will honor you as long as it makes financial sense to keep the website running. » 11/14/11 12:20pm 11/14/11 12:20pm

Microsoft Stores Becoming Competitive Multiplayer Hubs for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Launch

If you're like me, you've yet to step into one of Microsoft's fine, fine retail emporiums. Nothing against ‘em, it's just that you can get everything online nowadays. Pizza. Liquid refreshment. That goes from online competition, too, but, Microsoft's going to be stocking its stores full of all three to commemorate… » 11/09/11 3:40pm 11/09/11 3:40pm

Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary Launch Trailer Shows Off Updated Graphics for Master Chief’s Birthday Party

This new clip for the 10 anniversary re-mastering of the first Halo game takes a narrative approach to the lore of the sci-fi shooter series. The decades-long war with the alien Covenant collective has humanity pushed to the brink of total defeat and you—yes, you, the guy controlling the last of the Spartans—are the… » 11/01/11 9:00am 11/01/11 9:00am

Halo 2's "Headlong" Gets a Stunning Anniversary Makeover

With excellent sniping spots and what amounts to a vehicular combat arena at the bottom, Halo 2's "Headlong" multiplayer map is reborn as "Breakneck" in Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary. Bask in the glorious gameplay footage and screens, plus get a peek at the very first Halo campaign level in all its remastered glory. » 9/14/11 12:40pm 9/14/11 12:40pm