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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary: news and videos


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Halo: CE multiplayer will live on through official patch from Bungie

A little over a month ago GameSpy Technology announced they were shutting down on May 31, and their server hosting along with them. Various games have found solutions with different levels of official support, but some titles such as Halo: ...   read

 
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Your Halo: Combat Evolved dreams can persist with GameRanger

With Halo: Combat Evolved's impending loss of online functionality via GameSpy on the horizon, players were about to have to say goodbye to online multiplayer and matchmaking. Again. But third-party program GameRanger has swooped in to save...   read

 
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Review: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

It was ten years ago that Halo: Combat Evolved was released on the original Xbox. The series would go on to create a standard for the first-person shooter genre and arguably help secure the Xbox as a household name. First-person shooters...   read

 
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Halo: Reach players can grab Anniversary maps as DLC

Dig Halo multiplayer but don't care to buy Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary next Tuesday? So long as you own Halo: Reach, you can save yourself a bit of money. The multiplayer content of Anniversary -- six fan-favorite multiplayer maps and ...   read

 
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Halo: CE Anniversary reminds me of the good old days

While GoldenEye 007 and Perfect Dark were the "gateway drugs" that got me into first-person shooters, it was Halo: Combat Evolved on the original Xbox that got me permanently hooked on the genre. I played the single-player campaign over 100...   read

 
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Halo Waypoint getting a huge update for Halo Anniversary

With the release of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo Waypoint will be seeing a major overhaul in terms of its web interface and the Windows Phone version's usability and new features. The web version will see fixes to the layout of t...   read

 
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Halo Kinect: Shout at Master Chief

Exciting news for those who like to shout at television screens -- Kinect features for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary have finally been detailed. Players will be able to use Kinect voice commands to analyze foes and the information they g...   read

 
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Mega64: Team Covenant or Team Flood?

These are the decisions that fans have to make. Me? I prefer Spartans who sparkle. Mega64: HALO EARLY ANNIVERSARY? [YouTube]   read

 
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Hamza checks out all the sweet offerings of HaloFest

Hamza brought you all the awesome news that came out of HaloFest last night, including Halo: Anniversary being able to play in 3D, the original magnum making it's debut in Reach through an upcoming title update and the Warthog appearing in...   read

 
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I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest

HaloFest this weekend will be showing people Halo: Anniversary in 3D. The public won't be able to get hands-on with the single-player portion, but 343 let members of the press give the game a whirl. Plus, I also got hands-on with Halo:...   read

 
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Damnation was the best map from the original Halo

Seriously. I had the most fun on this map above all else. Sidewinder is definitely a close second, but I rarely had the opportunity to play with more than eight people to make that map really worth it. But yeah, Damnation. It was the best!...   read

 
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Kinect and Halo Anniversary: Don't get 'hyper-excited'

Frank O'Connor said that the Kinect functionality in Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary are not going to be a big deal. At all. In fact, 343 Industries' franchise development director says that it's not even something you'd put on the fr...   read

 
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This is Halo: Anniversary with the prettier graphics

The original Halo is getting a re-release for the Xbox 360 with a new shiny paint job. It's still the same game under the hood, just new graphics, two-player co-op online and some extras that tie-in with Halo 4. There is multiplayer of cou...   read

 
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Halo anniversary game gets Avatar, skull pre-orders

If you're champing at the bit to get your hands on Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, a high definition Xbox 360 remake of the original shooter, you'll probably swallow anything Halo-related whole. So this is for you: pre-order goodies for ...   read

 
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Halo Anniversary soundtrack: Skywalker Symphony Orchestra

Pyramind Studios is working with 343 Industries and Microsoft Studios on the Halo Anniversary soundtrack, and it sounds like they're going all out. Pyramind Studios has been chosen to produce and remaster the original score Xbox 360 releas...   read

 
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Halo Anniversary will have Kinect support

Kinect up in your Halo, ya'll. Microsoft confirms that the anniversary edition of Halo: Combat Evolved will include Kinect support. What exactly was said? Not much. Phil Spencer said this to GameSpot: "As a first party we believe that Kinec...   read

 
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E3: Halo: Annivesary will have connections to Halo 4

The original Halo was the catalyst that got me and many others sucked into the first-person shooter genre on consoles. The game went on to create a standard for shooters and was the life blood for the original Xbox for many years. This Nov...   read

 

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