Halo 5 Concept Art Shows Off “Prominent” Location

In a new Halo Waypoint blog entry entitled ‘New Years Resolutions: A Bite-Sized Peek Behind the Curtain‘, now former Creative Director at 343 Industries, Josh Holmes, talked us fans through recent changes to the team before giving us a piece of environmental concept art from this year’s planned Halo title for the Xbox One. The image, as seen above, was created by Lead Concept Art...

Halo: Spartan Assault Review

Halo: Spartan Assault Developers: 343 Industries, Vanguard Games Publisher: Microsoft Platform: Xbox One  (Reviewed), Windows 8 PC, Windows 8 Phone Release Date: December 24th, 2013 Price: $14.99 – Available Here Overview Being the exclusive flagship series for Microsoft, it is no surprise that Halo has seen some sort of yearly release for the last few years. After the release of Halo 4 last...

Halo: Spartan Assault Console Release Date Detailed

Last time we had heard about Halo: Spartan Assault was simply that it would be making the leap from Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 to consoles for both the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One. Unfortunately, Microsoft hadn’t revealed any exact release date back then, but the news today coming out on 343 Industries’ 343 Day has told us just that. It looks like 343 Industries and Vanguard Games wil...

Halo: Spartan Assault Coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One

After releasing for PC and Windows 8 phones, Halo: Spartan Assault will be making the transition to consoles later this year for both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Adding in new content along with the Operation Hydra expansion previously released to the original version, console players will not only get the chance to experience the story of Sarah Palmer’s rise to the top of the Spartan IV̵...

Halo: Spartan Assault Launched with Trailer

The newest Halo game has just been announced, but we’re not talking about the next console game that was teased at E3. We’re talking about the top-down shooter that was just released for Windows 8 PC and Windows 8 Phone and Tablets. Coming from 343 Industries and Microsoft, Halo: Spartan Assault tells the story of Halo 4’s Commander Palmer at the outset of the Spartan Ops. Made e...

Live-Action Halo TV Series Announced; Steven Spielberg Attached

Halo did have a presence at the Xbox One Reveal event, but not in the way that you might have expected. Instead, the next best thing to getting a Halo film was announced; Halo The Television Series. 343 Industries have partnered with Steven Spielberg and his production company to produce this premium, live-action TV series. It would seem that the show will be exclusively available through Xbox One...

Halo 4: Castle Map Pack Impressions

The time has come for the final map pack of the War Games Map Pass to be released for Halo 4. After the first two map packs hopefully we all know how it works, but just in case there are those that don’t here’s the run down. Those that got the Halo 4 Limited Edition got the War Games Map Pass included, so they can go download them now, as well as those that purchased the War Games Map ...

Halo 4 Castle Map Pack Released with Announcement for Upcoming DLC Sale

The final DLC included with Halo 4‘s War Games Map Pass has just been released. Titled the Castle Map Pack it adds 3 new maps designed on the medium to large end of the map spectrum. Daybreak, Perdition, and Outcast have plenty of play space to make use of the vehicles from the classic Warthog to the new Mantis. Those that have the War Games Map Pass can put in their Halo 4 to download it no...

Halo 4: Majestic Map Pack Impressions

February comes to a close and with that Microsoft  and 343 Industries has released the second Halo 4 Map Pack.  While the first Map Pack sought to provide medium-to-large maps for players to engage in mostly team oriented gameplay, the maps in the Majestic Map Pack are designed more for the small-to-medium for both individual and team oriented play. With regards to this along with the maps, two pl...

Capsule Computer’s 2012 Game of the Year Awards

2012 came and went in what felt like a blink of an eye. Before December came to a close, we seen the year of the sequel, the rise of the indie, and digital interpretations of storytelling that captured our hearts and minds. After twelve months of blockbusters, it’s time to celebrate the games that went for big and delivered in excellence in every way imaginable.  From the iOS to the Xbox 360...

Halo 4: Crimson Map Pack Impressions

Halo 4 received its first DLC with the Crimson Map Pack adding in 3 new maps and 8 new achievements for players to play on and achieve as well as the added bonus of 1 new gametype specifically for the new playlist of all new maps all the time.  Priced at 800 MS Points ($10), but included in the War Games Map Pass and Limited Edition the question comes down to how do the maps look, feel, and play. ...

Halo 4 Holds Spartan Ops Preps for Infinity Challenge

Players that have been enjoying the Spartan Ops episodes as they have been releasing may be a little disappointed to find out that next week Episode 6 will not be released.  While Spartan Ops Season 1 will continue with episodes 6-10 in January, to fill the void of new episodes Virgin Gaming, Halo 4, and 343 Industries have teamed up together to create the “Halo 4 Infinity Challenge”. ...

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