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Four Halo games are backward compatible on Xbox One

A slew of Halo games for Xbox 360 are now playable on Xbox One through backward compatibility, and if you don't own or don't care to mess with The Master Chief Collection, that's darn good news. The timing here works out rather well. I've ...


A Halo fan game lives on with the approval of 343 Industries

Fan games are always just a cease and desist away from being dashed into oblivion. We see it all the time. Companies have a legal interest in protecting their properties, and unilaterally shutting down fan games is often the only plausible ...


Halo 3 will not be getting a remaster

Halo 6 won't be making an appearance at E3 this year, leading fans to speculate that Microsoft and 343 Industries are cooking up a Halo 3 remaster to fill the gap. Wouldn't it be great to play the premiere Xbox Live game on modern hardware ...


Microsoft's E3 plans don't include Halo 6

Xbox's biggest character won't be at the year's biggest video game show. Master Chief will be standing on the sidelines, not helping anchor Microsoft's efforts at E3 2017. (Well, unless he ends up part of some offshoot project.) A 343 Indus...


Come win one of our 15 copies of Halo Wars 2

[Update: Just a bump before we close the contest tomorrow. Get your entries in now if you want a shot at winning! Also, if you're curious how Halo Wars 2 turned out, go give our review a read.] Look, we simply have too many copies...


343 details the huge update Halo 5's getting in two days

It has been more than a year since Halo 5 launched, but developer 343 Industries continues to support it with new maps, helpful features, and quality of life improvements. Actually, one of the biggest updates is right around the corner...


Newest Halo Wars 2 trailer features the brutal villain Atriox

The first Halo Wars might not be everyone's favorite entry in the Halo franchise, but it was a nice enough introduction to strategy games for folks that don't normally play them. If 343 Industries feels strongly enough about its sequel to p...


Someone added a touch of Battlefield into Halo 5

Halo 5 takes place in 2558 but some players are turning the clock back some 600 years. Thanks to the wonders of Forge mode, you can get your fix of old-timey war right alongside all that futuristic war. Forge creator JoeAct20 made thi...


Halo 5: Forge doesn't require a super computer

The system requirements for Halo 5: Forge on Windows 10 have been revealed via the Halo Waypoint website. Modest computers can get in on the basic action while the recommend specs won't require dropping $1,000 on a new PC. If my three-year...

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PSA: Halo 5 is free to play for Xbox Live Gold members

I don't think I've ever played a bad Halo game. I have my favorites (Reach & ODST), but I can see the merits in every installment. Even Halo 5: Guardians, which received a fine, if muted reaction, is still a well-made video ga...

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Halo 5's Forge mode is coming to Windows 10 PC for free

For years now, Halo content creators have been making incredible things in the series' Forge mode. Today, Microsoft announced a change in the tools that could potentially give those creators a level of precision they never thought poss...

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You can kind of play Pokemon in Halo 5 now

I haven't played a lot of Halo 5: Guardians since the map-making Forge mode released, but I might just have to with all these cool creations players are releasing.  CaptainDireWolf took the time to model multiple Pokémon&n...

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Halo mixed with Harry Potter is a goddamn beautiful mess

Grifball is one of Halo's most popular community-made game types. It's a bit like Rocket League but with a lot more killing. Two teams try to move a rugby ball-like bomb into the opponent's goal. Everyone's equipped with unlimited-use Grav...

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Halo 5 is running a beta for Warzone Firefight next week

343 Industries is going to let Halo 5: Guardians players try out the upcoming eight-person cooperative mode Warzone Firefight early with a beta. It's set to run next Thursday, April 14 at 10:00am Pacific until that same time on Monday, Apri...

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Zombie-mode Infection coming to Halo 5 Guardians

Infection, Halo’s own zombie-flavoured multiplayer mode, is coming to Halo 5. The news was unveiled in a livestream last night during which Halo developer 343 industries revealed more about upcoming content update, Ghosts of Meridian....

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Halo 5 dev honours fan's tragic loss in latest update

Halo 5: Guardians developer 343 Industries has included a tribute for a fan who lost his children in a tragic accident in the latest update. Community member Adam (thecrzedspartan) lost his two girls, Trinity and Lena, in an electrical fire...


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Not sure how the view is in the southern hemisphere, but in the north you can look west at sunset and very clearly see Mercury is a bit up and to the (You cant see it in this picture)

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Path of Fire sure takes a lot of Metroidvania conventions to the way you progress through Elona, theres bunch of closed off areas until you get the proper mount to traverse it, be it by jumping over a chasm, steep cliffs or literal walled off

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I tried R6 Sieges outbreak Its a pretty good concept, but limited as Id play a game built around it, with more variety in weapons, maps, and enemies, and the ability to have people join your game after one guy DCs half way through


Welp, I gave Eureka a solid week in FF Its Gimme back the old relic At least then I could multitask and level up other classes or get tomestones/savage clears in while working on Eurekas just a waste of time with shit gear


Question: is there any good games out there that mix roguelike/lite elements with JRPG? Was thinking about how could it would be a game with a Chrono Trigger-like battle system (fast, lots of fun, no need to grind) with randomized dungeons and


So apparently theres a 1 in 27,000 or something chance a meteor will hit the earth in I dont like those need better odds of it hitting and sooner because the way the world seems to be going maybe imminent doom could do some

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Sea of Thieves is really getting a Day 1 I love


Calling it now: the butchers dog in KCD is the best character of 2018 (Please avoid telling me in the comments if he dies)


I long for the good old days


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