Entries in '343 industries' (16)

Mattel grabs Halo master licensing agreement

Mattel grabs Halo master licensing agreement

Microsoft has agreed a deal to hand an extensive set of toy licensing rights to Mattel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 3:56PM in News
Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

The prize pool for the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians World Championship has swelled to over $2m, 343 Industries has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2015 at 2:47AM in News
Halo 5 World Championship crowdfunds $500k extra prize purse during launch week

Halo 5 World Championship crowdfunds $500k extra prize purse during launch week

Halo 5 has been out for just over a week in The States and its in-game monetisation has already allowed players to crowdfund half a million dollars for the World ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Nov 5th 2015 at 2:33PM in News

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Here's 343's explanation for why Halo's Cortana is naked

Here's 343's explanation for why Halo's Cortana is naked

The Master Chief wears so much armour he could surely barely move, which serves also to highlight the contrast with Cortana’s choice of clothing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 11:14AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Halo 5 merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Halo 5 merchandise

Microsoft icon Master Chief is back in action in the first full-bodied Halo game on Xbox One. MCV checks in with the Chief’s best merchandise

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 27th 2015 at 8:39AM in News
'Plenty of chance' Halo 5 will come to PC, says head of franchise

'Plenty of chance' Halo 5 will come to PC, says head of franchise

The core Halo series could return to PC in the future, according to the director for the franchise at 343 Industries.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 8:51AM in News
Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Australian Halo fans will get to see the first 15 minutes of the next entry in the sci-fi series the day before the game’s launch. But there’s a catch...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:41AM in News

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Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be 'rock solid'

Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be 'rock solid'

Halo 5: Guardians won’t suffer the same troubled launch as its predecessor, Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 24th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Microsoft’s Steven Spielberg-produced Halo television series is reportedly still in the works.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 16th 2015 at 10:04PM in News
Halo franchise surpasses 65m sales

Halo franchise surpasses 65m sales

Halo has sold more than 65m units as a franchise, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2015 at 2:39AM in News
343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross has stressed the need to run beta tests for future Halo titles, citing Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection as right and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:49AM in News

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Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Halo: The Master Chief Collection has turned into a black eye for all those involved with the FPS series, according to Halo franchise director Frank O'Connor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 4:00AM in News
Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

343 Industries and Vanguard Games' twin-stick shooter Halo: Spartan Strike has launched on Windows PC, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and – somewhat unexpectedly – iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:28AM in News
Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

The Halo franchise is set to branch out into the free-to-play market, as 343 Industries has announced Halo Online for exclusive release in Russia on Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:40AM in News
Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta logs 20m matches

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta logs 20m matches

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta participants played 20m matches over 2.5m hours, Microsoft has revealed as part of an infographic on the event.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 5th 2015 at 11:54PM in News