Halo MMO Was Originally Given The Green Light

Bad idea or not, there were plenty of people at both Microsoft and Ensemble Studios who thought making a Halo MMO was a good idea » 11/18/08 12:00am 11/18/08 12:00am. So many, in fact, that prior to the game's cancellation, it had actually been given the green light to enter full-blown production, and it was only "some reorganization at Microsoft" that…

More Halo MMO Concepts: Revenge of Mistress Chief

Yesterday, we showed you some of the early concept artwork » 9/24/08 8:20pm 9/24/08 8:20pm for the canned massively multiplayer online project set in the universe. The MMO, codenamed "Orion" and at one point at the Ensemble Studios, was scrapped after making it to a "working multi-player prototype." The artwork we showed you yesterday focused on…

Halo MMO Concepts: What Your Sexy Mistress Chief Could Have Looked Like

Now that the cat's out of the bag on Ensemble Studios' canceled Halo MMO » 9/23/08 5:00pm 9/23/08 5:00pm — codenamed "Orion" (or "Titan") apparently — we expect the tiny leaks of background information on the project to grow into a flood. Thanks to one of our snoopiest readers Jeff, we have an in-depth look at dozens of pieces of concept art from "Orion", …

Ensemble Were Working On A Halo MMO

Big news coming out of the Ensemble closure today, as Gamasutra are reporting that the Age of Empires developers were, at one stage, working on the long-rumoured Halo MMO » 9/23/08 9:50am 9/23/08 9:50am. Seems the game was in development from 2006 to 2007, before being quietly cancelled without, obviously, ever being announced by Microsoft. Some…