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The best playlist might return to Halo: The Master Chief Collection


Infection!
Aug 03
 
Man, Infection is great. I remember when my group of friends used to manually play it before it was officially a "thing," and when it became a thing, we played it even more. 343 Industries has confirmed that it may return to ...




That white Xbox One Master Chief bundle's available now


And Microsoft says it's limited
Jun 02
 
Do you have an urge to pick up an Xbox One, but aren't so keen on the black design that sinks into the background of every entertainment center? You need a console that pops, a hot white machine that boldly writes off any pre...




Halo 3: ODST and new map available now for Halo: The Master Chief Collection


Mountain Dew achievement unlocked
May 30
 
Halo 3: ODST and Remnant, a re-imagined version of the classic Halo 2 map Relic are now available for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a day after the previously leaked release date. Fans who played the collection online p...




One screen of ODST in Master Chief Collection sums up the past four months


Take it all in
Mar 13
 
Halo 3: ODST is getting added to The Master Chief Collection sometime in the near future. It's going to be free for anyone that owned The Master Chief Collection prior to December 19, and it'll likely be paid D...




More than three months later, The Master Chief Collection still doesn't work


And it's unacceptable
Feb 23
 
This isn't "news" per se, but it warrants a reminder: more than three months after launch, Halo: The Master Chief Collection still doesn't work. It released on November 11, 2014, and on February 23, 2015 the matchmaking ...




Halo: The Master Chief Collection players must wait for next major patch


You made me promises, promises, you knew you'd never keep
Feb 02
 
There were some shaky launches last year. While Assassin's Creed: Unity had faces disappearing and slowdown, and Dragon Age: Inquisition had weird character freezes and misfiring dialog triggers, these games couldn'...




Halo: The Master Chief Collection's next update requires public beta testing


So it's come to this
Jan 21
 
343 Industries has had enough issues with Halo: The Master Chief Collection that, two months after release, it's come to this: public beta testing for an impending large-scale content update. Testers will be chosen from a poo...




Xbox Live Gold free month rolling out for Master Chief Collection owners


Check your messages
Jan 19
 
As an apology for some of the issues with the Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Microsoft announced that it was gifting players a free month of Xbox Live. That free month is happening right now, and a message should be in yo...




343 apologizes for Master Chief Collection issues with free ODST remake


It's becoming a trend
Dec 22
 
The troubled launch of 343 Industries' Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been well-documented. Ever since its November 11 release, players routinely experienced difficulties getting the multiplayer component of ...




343's released yet another patch to try to fix Halo


Enough patches to make a quilt
Dec 08
 
343 Industries is caught in a tough place when it comes to trying to fix Halo: The Master Chief Collection's broken multiplayer component. It obviously wants to roll out updates as quickly as possible. But, it also wants ever...




343 'working 24/7' to fix Halo matchmaking issues


The Master Chief Catastrophe
Nov 14
 
If I owned an Xbox One, I'd be digging into Halo: The Master Chief Collection right about now. Well, attempting to, anyway: the compilation has issues with multiplayer matchmaking taking forever or otherwise not working as i...




Here's how Halo: Combat Evolved's PC multiplayer looks on Xbox One


I swear to God, if anyone is confused by that headline...
Nov 08
 
At a recent Xbox event, I got to play a bunch of multiplayer stuff in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. I was caught off guard when we were suddenly dropped into the online multiplayer for Halo: Combat Evolved's PC version,...




Review: Halo: The Master Chief Collection


The master of remasters
Nov 07
 
Although Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary was a noble effort to remaster the original game that brought first-person shooters on consoles into a post-Goldeneye era, I couldn't help but feel a bit underwhelmed by the over...




I didn't make it all the way through the Halo 2 documentary


'Remaking the Legend - Halo 2: Anniversary'
Nov 04
 
343 and Run Studios' hour-long Halo 2: Anniversary documentary is now up on YouTube. I enjoyed the first 20 minutes, a nostalgic look at the original game and its sequel with fun behind-the-scenes tidbits sprinkled throughou...




Master Chief Collection's multiplayer ranking system is just like Halo 2's


No 'master' ranking
Oct 31
 
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is going to include a whole lot of multiplayer action. That's what happens when you cram four separate games into one bundle -- all of them renowned for their competitive play. As such, ...




Halo 2 Anniversary's new cutscenes look so damn good


Well done, Blur
Oct 29
 
Blur Studio has been killing it lately. You might not know the company by name, but as someone who plays modern videogames you'll surely recognize the company's visual effects. When Halo 2 Anniversary debuts in The Master Ch...




The Master Chief Collection's remastered Halo 2 maps look beautiful


Check out Coagulation
Oct 28
 
Microsoft is calling Blood Gulch, and its successor Coagulation, the quintessential multiplayer Halo map, and I have to agree. After spending hundreds of hours playing LAN games in the original Halo on it, it was easily ...




Halo: Nightfall trailer takes the war to them


And the announcement of HaloFest
Oct 22
 
When players pick up Halo: The Master Chief Collection on November 11, they're going to get the entirety of the live-action Halo: Nightfall. Microsoft wants to make sure that they know what to expect, so it's released a...




I'm down for this Halo 2 Anniversary making-of documentary


'Remaking the Legend'
Oct 20
 
You may have heard that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will require a 20GB day-one update, but did you also know that there's a documentary for Halo 2 Anniversary, one of the games in this compilation, on the way? (I hope...




Your hard drive cries: Master Chief Collection takes up 65 GB of space


Big Halo
Oct 17
 
It kind of feels like beating a dead horse at this point, but each instance somehow still seems more noteworthy than the last. Nowadays, games are big. Really big. And, apparently when you pack four games into one, the result...




It's going to take so long to unlock every Achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection


There's, uh, more than 400 of them
Oct 10
 
After looking over IGN's full list of Achievements in Halo: The Master Chief Collection, yeah, I won't be earning all 4,000 (!) Gamerscore points. Hell, I knew that after reading the literal first Achievement description: "Co...




Halo: CE's PC-only maps will be in The Master Chief Collection


That pose!
Oct 03
 
In a short FAQ on its blog, 343 Industries notes that the maps previously exclusive to Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2 on PC will in fact be a part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Weapons like the Fuel Rod Gun and Flame...




Master Chief Collection seems to deliver on most of its promises


Wort wort wort!
Sep 23
 
I recently got to check out Halo: The Master Chief Collection at an Xbox event, which gave me a big ol' happy, because I love me some sweet, sweet Covie-killing action. In 343 Industries' presentation, they spent half of the...




It's the return of Sanctuary in Halo: The Master Chief Collection


Good for competitive mataches
Aug 12
 
Lots of Halo news today, but this should be the last of it for now. Check out the updated return of Sanctuary that you'll be able to experience in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. 




The Halo Channel is a thing (Update)


"All things Halo"
Aug 12
 
[Update: Trailer now included.] At Microsoft's press conference, right after talking a bit about the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection, 343 took the stage to reveal The Halo Channel. It's for watching "all things Halo," including shows, streams, and recorded play. It's like Mario Kart TV. Kind of. A partnership with Twitch for the channel was also announced. 




You get 12 inches of pure Master Chief with the UK-only Mjolnir Edition of Halo: Master Chief Collection


I think Halo is a pretty cool guy...
Aug 07
 
The Halo: The Master Chief Collection Mjolnir Edition has been revealed and includes a 12-inch Master Chief figure made by Artfx. The figure has two sets of interchangeable arms so you can pose Master Chief all nonchalant wit...




Check out the full Halo: Master Chief Collection RTX panel here


Shiny, happy Master Chief
Jul 09
 
We all miss big events. It happens. But if you weren't able to make it to RTX this past weekend but are still jonesing for some Halo: The Master Chief Collection tidbits, the entire panel is now available to watch in its ent...




Video: 343 teases Halo 2: Anniversary game modes and 'Gungoose'


They probably shouldn't tinker with the multiplayer
Jul 07
 
During 343 Industries' stint at RTX 2014, they announced some multiplayer game modes which will appear in Halo 2: Anniversary Edition, coming by way of the Halo: Master Chief Collection to the Xbox One this Fall. They also announced a modified version of Halo 2's Mongoose vehicle, called the Gungoose.




Halo 2 gets the Mongoose with a gun in Master Chief Collection


Introducing the Gungoose
Jul 07
 
When Microsoft revealed Halo: The Master Chief Collection at E3, it mentioned that Halo 2 would get the anniversary treatment to commemorate ten years since its release. One of the ways this will happen is through t...




This new Halo: Master Chief Collection trailer is sexy


Thanks mostly to the silky smooth voice of Keith David
Jul 05
 
A new trailer for Halo: The Master Chief Collection featuring the voice of actor Keith David's Arbiter was unveiled today at the Rooster Teeth Expo in Austin, Texas. The debut took place as part of a panel, hosted by de...




Microsoft reveals Halo: The Master Chief Collection, its biggest HD bundle ever


Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4
Jun 09
 
Microsoft has said as recently as a few months ago that we'll see more Halo in 2014. It turns out that the next installment in Xbox's flagship franchise isn't so much a progression of the series as it is a retelling of the c...








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