Entries in 'halo' (135)

Bungie sack Halo composer Marty O'Donnell

Bungie sack Halo composer Marty O'Donnell

Acclaimed video games composer and Halo score creator Marty O’Donnell says he has been sacked by Bungie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Bungie co-founder Alex Seropian's startup Industrial Toys has received a sizable investment from Accel Partners to develop his new mobile title, Midnight Star.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:14PM in News
343 Industries hires professional Halo player

343 Industries hires professional Halo player

Halo developer 343 Industries has hired professional gamer Eric Hewitt.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 14th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
Halo's first major Xbox One 'journey' still planned for 2014

Halo's first major Xbox One 'journey' still planned for 2014

The Halo franchise's next major entry is still scheduled to land in 2014, Halo PR manager Rob Semsey has assured.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 6:54AM in News

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343: We're looking to have Halo experiences in as many formats as possible

343: We're looking to have Halo experiences in as many formats as possible

Halo 4 developer 343 Industries hopes to bring the FPS franchise to a multitude of digital and physical formats, according to Halo: Spartan Assault lead designer Mike Ellis.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:48PM in News
Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360

Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360

Microsoft has confirmed an Xbox One and Xbox 360 release for its most recent Halo game, Halo: Spartan Assault.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 3:03PM in News
Halo, Destiny co-creator Joseph Staten leaves Bungie

Halo, Destiny co-creator Joseph Staten leaves Bungie

Joseph Staten – co-creator and design director of the Halo and Destiny franchises – is leaving Bungie after 15 years at the company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
The next stage for Halo

The next stage for Halo

There was a time when you’d have been forgiven for thinking Halo had passed its peak.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:16PM in News

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Find out why 3DS is the console of the year in the latest MCV

Find out why 3DS is the console of the year in the latest MCV

This week's issue of MCV is filled with great interviews and analysis, as we reveal why Nintendo 3DS is the console of the year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 25th 2013 at 5:43PM in News
OPINION: Xbox One, not PS4, is the hot topic at E3. And for all the wrong reasons

OPINION: Xbox One, not PS4, is the hot topic at E3. And for all the wrong reasons

I was sitting at breakfast yesterday morning with one of my favourite games journalists.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 12th 2013 at 5:57PM in News
MICROSOFT: See the first trailer for the new Halo game

MICROSOFT: See the first trailer for the new Halo game

We might just refer to it as Halo 5, as that's a lot quicker to write than 'the new Halo game'.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 9:33PM in News
MICROSOFT: New Halo heading to Xbox One in 2014

MICROSOFT: New Halo heading to Xbox One in 2014

Master Chief will be back next year in the first next generation shooter of the series.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2013 at 7:00PM in News

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Bungie: We need to prove ourselves with Destiny

Bungie: We need to prove ourselves with Destiny

It may be behind one of the biggest game franchises of all time, but Bungie insists it still needs to prove itself.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2013 at 3:10PM in News
Microsoft unveils Halo: Spartan Assault for Windows 8 platforms

Microsoft unveils Halo: Spartan Assault for Windows 8 platforms

A new Halo game will launch in July for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 4th 2013 at 2:00PM in News
Spielberg to make Halo live-action TV series

Spielberg to make Halo live-action TV series

Microsoft has teamed up with one of Hollywood's biggest filmmakers to bring Master Chief's adventures to TV.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 21st 2013 at 6:50PM in News

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Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

UK retailers sold 2,075,634 games last week, generating over £50m in revenue.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2012 at 5:41PM in News
Halo franchise hits 50m units sold

Halo franchise hits 50m units sold

Microsoft has announced its Halo franchise has hit 50m lifetime sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 7th 2012 at 8:10AM in News
BUNGIE: Xbox Live wouldn't have made it without Halo

BUNGIE: Xbox Live wouldn't have made it without Halo

As Xbox Live celebrates its tenth birthday, Bungie studio manager Harold Ryan has shared his thoughts on how the service may not have survived if it wasn’t for the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 16th 2012 at 4:49AM in News
Halo a $3bn franchise, sells 46m units

Halo a $3bn franchise, sells 46m units

Ahead of Halo 4's launch next week, Microsoft has revealed several figures for its blockbuster FPS franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 31st 2012 at 6:29PM in News
Microsoft registers new Halo domains

Microsoft registers new Halo domains

We may have underestimated Microsoft’s life after Bungie plans for the Halo franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2012 at 10:11PM in News
343 Industries hiring for current and next generation Halo

343 Industries hiring for current and next generation Halo

343 Industries is actively seeking staff for a next generation Halo title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2012 at 6:48AM in News
Paul McCartney making music with Halo-creator Bungie

Paul McCartney making music with Halo-creator Bungie

Yep, we've got the words in that sentence in the right place and right order. Beatles man Sir Paul is working on a soundtrack, presumably for the Activision-published 'Destiny'.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 7th 2012 at 4:33PM in News
MICROSOFT: Blockbuster year of games for Xbox 360

MICROSOFT: Blockbuster year of games for Xbox 360

Disappointed that there was no word of Xbox 720? Microsoft says there's no need, thanks to its "biggest year for blockbuster games in Xbox history".

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 4th 2012 at 7:40PM in News
MICROSOFT: Halo 4 opens E3 conference

MICROSOFT: Halo 4 opens E3 conference

Master Chief has kicked off Microsoft's E3 press conference in Los Angeles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 4th 2012 at 5:37PM in News