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All I Want for Christmas is“Halo Legends” and“Red vs. Blue

All I Want for Christmas is“Halo Legends” and“Red vs. Blue”

New“Halo Legends” episode,“Origins,” and“Red vs. Blue” Christmas special available exclusively on Halo Waypoint and Xbox LIVE

LONDON– 23 December 2009: Relive epic moments from the“Halo” franchise in the final preview episode of the anime saga,“Halo Legends.” Created by Studio 4oC, part one of“Origins” will be available exclusively on Halo Waypoint for only 24 hours on Saturday, Jan. 2. Be sure to check into Halo Waypoint for your last chance to see“Halo Legends” before its DVD release in Feb. 2010.

“Halo Legends” Episode,“Origins”

In“Origins,” fans of“Halo” lore will witness Forerunner battles with the Flood, through the present day ending of the“Halo” trilogy. The episode will shed light on some of the main events of the“Halo” universe, which set the stage for the beloved series of“Halo” games.

“Red vs. Blue” Holiday Special

343 Industries invites you to celebrate the holidays with the galaxy’s dumbest recruits! Visit Halo Waypoint on Dec. 24– Dec. 26 for an exclusive, all-new three-part“Red vs. Blue” holiday special.“Red vs. Blue” is a video series created by Rooster Teeth Productions, loosely based on the“Halo” franchise.

Don’t forget to tune in for a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of“Origins” on Saturday, Jan. 9, in which the team at Studio 4oC recount their work on“Halo Legends.” The remaining schedule for all upcoming“Halo Legends” 24-hour exclusive previews is below:

Episode Airing Date (24-hour)

“Origins” Part 1 Jan. 2, 2010

Making of“Origins” Jan. 9, 2010

Trailers of upcoming episodes Feb. 2, 2010

Produced by 343 Industries and created by a group of renowned anime studios,“Halo Legends” will be distributed by Warner Home Video on DVD, Blu-Ray and digital formats on Feb. 16, 2010.

For updates on the“Halo Legends” previews, visit http://halolegends.com. For details about the full anthology, visit http://www.halolegendsdvd.com.

Follow the“Halo” franchise on Twitter and Facebook at @HaloWaypoint and http://www.facebook.com/HaloWaypoint.

For screenshots from“Halo Legends” and the“Origins” episode, visit: http://edelmanadmin.psni.com/public/Halo%20Legends

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