Claudio Sanchez is a rock star. His band, Coheed and Cambria, has millions of fans across the world. His cascading mane of heavy metal hair is the envy of other musicians and prides of lions alike. The secret to Sanchez’s success: being a giant nerd.
An erroneous piece of Halo lore began with a joke by the Twitter account dril, posted on May 11, 2017: “my main issue with ‘master chief fucks cortana’ is if you read the halo novels youd know the space suit automatically jacks master chief off.” By the next day, Halo fans had begun circulating a page purported to be…
The guitar legend Steve Vai makes a couple appearances on the soundtrack for 2004's Halo 2, and now we have video to confirm that he did, in fact, absolutely shred in the studio.
The Xbox One package of the first four Halo games—Halo: The Master Chief Collection—will be available to Xbox Game Pass members on September 1. The trailer promises several updates, including “improved matchmaking” (good news for those who remember the collection’s initial launch).
Each new Halo game since 2007’s Halo 3 gets some praise, then fades, and then is pointed to as a sign that the Xbox’s once-unstoppable franchise is hitting a wall. Halo 5, released in 2015, deserves a different reputation.
The creation of the SPACE FORCE is the dumbest fucking thing, and deserves nothing but the ridicule it is receiving.
Fortnite is fun, but Forge Labs figured it’d be funner if they added some Halo to the game. So they went and built Halo 2's classic Lockout map in Playground.
Microsoft is working with Showtime on a Halo TV show set to go into production next year. The project, which has been bouncing around in one form or another since 2013, is finally moving ahead with Steven Spielberg still attached along with Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt.
Microsoft kicked off its E3 2018 press conference with a small teaser for the next Halo, called Halo Infinite. If you thought Halo 5 could have used more Master Chief, Microsoft says you’ll get more play time with the series’ protagonist this time around.
Microsoft just showed off Halo: Fireteam Raven, a lightgun shooter for the arcade that’s set during the events of the first game in the series.
A team of modders working to make the unreleased Halo Online playable have halted work after Microsoft contacted them in an effort to protect its intellectual property.
Halo Online is a free-to-play version of the popular shooter series that was only ever offered in a closed beta test in Russia in 2015. After years on ice, a mod that makes it playable the world over is getting a brand new version on April 20.
There’s a somewhat lesser known corollary to the “If you build it, they will come” line from the baseball movie Field of Dreams. It goes: “If you build it, someone will also build it in Halo 5.” Thanks to the game’s Forge map editor, players have been pumping out all sorts of creations inspired by non-Halo stuff. The…
The most nightmarish moment of anyone’s Xbox Live session happened to Tyler “Spartan” Ganza during a world championship match. While he and his team were battling for a top three spot in the $1,000,000 tournament, his controller disconnected.
Halo: Reach’s ninth campaign level, The Package, has a cutscene where Noble Team goes through a destroyed science wing. This area only exists for the story—it never becomes playable, nor was it meant to be explored by real people. And so, a team of hardcore Halo fans sought to achieve the impossible: they wanted to…
This is the Focus Rifle from Halo: Reach remade as a Destiny exotic and it looks right at home in elegant interface of Bungie’s loot shooter.
TV Guide recently spoke to Showtime’s President and CEO, David Nevins, and asked what was up with that Halo series that got announced forever ago. It’s “still in very active development,” he said.
Remember Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and how it just didn’t work? Microsoft is starting all over in 2018, giving the game “enhancements for Xbox One X” with stuff like “fixes, improvements and upgrades”.