Entries in 'halo' (49)

$2.5m Halo World Championship prize pot is biggest for an eSports first-person shooter yet

$2.5m Halo World Championship prize pot is biggest for an eSports first-person shooter yet

Microsoft has announced that the prize pool for its Halo World Championship now stands at a cool $2.5 million.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 23rd 2016 at 12:54PM in News
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 2016 starts in December, prize pool now $1.7m

Halo World Championship 2016 starts in December, prize pool now $1.7m

Microsoft has revealed that its Halo World Championship tournament will kick off at the start of this December.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 19th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
'Halo 5 is the biggest Xbox launch to date'

'Halo 5 is the biggest Xbox launch to date'

You know a company plans to go big with a game when it starts the marketing for it almost a year in advance.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 27th 2015 at 9:30AM in News

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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
Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

If you work in games retail, you might want to take a deep breath before looking at the release schedule for the next month.

on Oct 16th 2015 at 12:53PM 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
Xbox boss: Halo can have the same longevity as Star Wars

Xbox boss: Halo can have the same longevity as Star Wars

The Halo franchise stands alone in the world of first person shooters due to its fans attachment to its characters.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 11:09AM in News
Halo, Destiny composer wins lawsuit against Bungie

Halo, Destiny composer wins lawsuit against Bungie

Destiny composer and ex-Bungie employee Marty O'Donnell has come out on top in his lawsuit against his former company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 7th 2015 at 5:35AM 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

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Halo Wars 2 'will not be Total War: Halo'

Halo Wars 2 'will not be Total War: Halo'

Creative Assembly’s Halo strategy game will not resemble its smash-hit Total War franchise, the developer has told MCV @ Gamescom. 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:04AM 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
Halo composer forms new studio with ex-Bungie and Airtight Games staff

Halo composer forms new studio with ex-Bungie and Airtight Games staff

Halo composer Marty O'Donnell has formed a new development studio dubbed Highwire Games with Airtight Games co-founder Jared Noftle and former Bungie designer Jaime Griesemer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:20AM in News
MICROSOFT: New Halo 5: Guardians gameplay shows multiplayer focus

MICROSOFT: New Halo 5: Guardians gameplay shows multiplayer focus

Halo 5: Guardians looks set to be the Chief's biggest adventure yet.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 5:49PM in News

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Halo 3: ODST set for Xbox One this Friday

Halo 3: ODST set for Xbox One this Friday

The Halo 3 spin-off ODST will be released on Xbox One on May 29th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 27th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

A premium SKU has been revealed for the next instalment in the Halo franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 1st 2015 at 10:22AM in News
'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

The three biggest games of the year will all come out within weeks of one another.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:09AM in News
At last there's a Halo: Master Chief Collection Xbox One bundle

At last there's a Halo: Master Chief Collection Xbox One bundle

Microsoft has finally unveiled an official bundle for Halo: the Master Chief Collection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 2:35PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Halo: The Master Chief Collection

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Halo: The Master Chief Collection

For the Halo fanatics out there, the next 12 months promises to be one of – if not the – most exciting years in the franchise’s history.

on Dec 22nd 2014 at 12:00PM in News
343 Industries delays Halo spin-off Spartan Strike to focus on Master Chief Collection issues

343 Industries delays Halo spin-off Spartan Strike to focus on Master Chief Collection issues

Touch-based Halo spin-off title Spartan Strike has been delayed until early 2015. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 8th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Halo mouse and Roccat Assassin's Creed headset bundle

ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Halo mouse and Roccat Assassin's Creed headset bundle

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we say Halo to a new wireless gaming mouse and check out a killer Assassin’s Creed ...

on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:13PM in News
TriForce releasing replica Halo plasma rifles at $600 a pop

TriForce releasing replica Halo plasma rifles at $600 a pop

With Halo: The Master Chief Collection having arrived on Tuesday, replica specialist TriForce has announced a pair of high-end Halo products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 4:13PM in News