Halo 2 Anniversary cinematic launch trailer released

With Halo: The Master Chief Collection set to be released in a little under two weeks worldwide, Microsoft has released the launch trailer for Halo 2 Anniversary which is one of the games that will be included in Halo: The Master Chief Collection once it is released on November 11th in North America. Fans of the series really must check out this launch trailer, as it focuses primarily on the enhan...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection to require 65 GB of hard drive space

Recently Microsoft announced that Halo: The Master Chief Collection had gone gold and with that came a bit of good news and bad news. The good news is that the game will now be released on November 11th almost everywhere in the world, except for a few countries who will be see the title released a few days later. As for the bad news, well you better make sure that you have plenty of hard drive spa...

Xbox Newsbeat: Aug 9 – Aug 15 2014

Step right up folks for another installment in the one, the only Xbox Newsbeat! Newsbeat is your all-access pass to all the latest and greatest news coming straight from Microsoft HQ. Since we just went through a jam-packed Gamescom, we have a big instalment this week with no fewer than FIVE delicious headlines for you to sink your teeth into, pretty much all of which are dedicated to the Xbox One...

Halo 5 multiplayer beta to lauch on December 29th

Today at Gamescom Microsoft had a number of announcements to make but their main focus was the Halo franchise. As you can see, the biggest news is that Halo 5: Guardians’ multiplayer beta will be launching on December 29th and running through January 18th. That is just the tip of the iceberg however, as Microsoft also had announcements concerning the Halo Channel app and the Halo: Master Chi...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection cinematic trailer focuses on Halo 2

Today during San Diego Comic-Con Microsoft took the chance to reveal not only a new cinematic trailer for the HD version of Halo 2, but also to show off the remastered Zanzibar multiplayer map. Zanzibar is just one of six maps that will be re-designed and enhanced for Halo 2: Anniversary’s multiplayer mode and you can check out how the map looks in the screenshots below. As for the trailer r...

Halo: Master Chief Collection revealed for November 11th release

Today during their E3 press conference, Microsoft revealed that they are planning on releasing the Halo: Master Chief Collection on November 11th. This release will contain Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4 for the Xbox One. All of these games will be available right from the start on a single disc and players can even create custom playlists to play their favorite moments all in a row. Halo 1 will...

Microsoft Bringing TV to Xbox with Xbox Originals

When there was no Xbox Newsbeat this week, I started to get a bit shakey. What would we do without all the awesome Microsoft gaming news? Well it turns out that there is something even more exciting being announced that more than makes up for it; Xbox Originals! Back when the Xbox One was first announced, one of the selling points was that there would be new, original television programming that w...

Destiny Classes Revealed In Latest Trailer

Destiny, one of the most anticipated shooters developed by Bungie, has revealed a trailer that highlights at least three classes, the Titan, Warlock, and Hunter. Destiny is an upcoming MMOFPS developed by Bungie, who also created the popular Halo series, and published by Activision. The game will be an open-world MMOFPS, and will be set in a sci-fi mythic universe. The gameplay footage below will ...

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...

Team Mentality – The Anonymity Effect

Trolls. We’ve all seen them, we all feed them, and intentionally or unintentionally, we have probably all been them at some point. Ever since the first badly-dressed gamer from the 70’s altered the size of their paddle in pong, there have always been people who will grief, cheat, and exploit game mechanics to have fun. Nowadays, with the inclusion of multiplayer in so many titles, thes...

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...

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