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Halo 4 sets entertainment bar with $220m on launch day

Halo 4 has set a launch day record across all entertainment mediums. Microsoft has announced the latest in the sci-fi shooter has made $220m worldwide in its first 24 hours of availability. The figure makes the title the biggest entertainment launch of the year thus far – outperforming both 2012’s …

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343 Industries does the Chief proud as Halo 4 reviews land

Master Chief’s new stewards, Microsoft’s 343 Industries, has struck gold with its first Halo outing. Halo 4 reviews landed online this morning, delivering near-universal praise for the Chief’s latest adventure and likely his last outing on Xbox 360. At the time of writing the game has an impressive 91 per …

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Microsoft registers new Halo domains

We may have underestimated Microsoft’s life after Bungie plans for the Halo franchise. Last week the company registered domain names for Halo 7, Halo 8, and Halo 9 as reported by Fusible. The swiping up of the URLs could indicate Microsoft has ideas well beyond 343 Productions run at Halo …

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343 Industries hiring for current and next generation Halo

343 Industries is actively seeking staff for a next generation Halo title. A job listing on Microsoft’s career website dug up by VideoGamer explains that the studio is looking to hire an experienced graphics designer ‘to help create the current and next generation of game visuals in the Halo universe.’ …

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Custom Halo 4 360 bundle listing leaked, pulled

A limited edition Halo 4 Xbox 360 bundle will be available to pre-order from Microsoft’s online store, when Microsoft gets around to actually announcing it that is. A pre-order listing for the custom console was discovered on the store by IGN before being subsequently pulled from public viewing. According to …

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Halo 2 Anniversary in development – report

Microsoft-owned developer 343 Industries is reportedly working on yet another HD-revamp of a past Halo title. The latest issue of OXM, as reported by CVG, claims that the studio is currently beavering away on Halo 2 Anniversary. With Halo 4 pencilled in for a November 6th release, a possible Halo …

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Halo 4 Limited Edition packed with multiplayer goodies

Microsoft has unveiled a special edition of Halo 4 that will give players access to extra multiplayer content. Central to the Halo 4 Limited Edition is the War Games Map Pack: nine multiplayer maps that will not be released on Xbox Live until after the game has been released. It …

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Halo 4 to skip public beta

In a departure from Bungie’s development strategy for Halo 3 and Halo: Reach, 343 Industrieswill forgo a public multiplayer beta for the latest in the popular FPS franchise. "While we are testing Halo 4 code, gameplay, and systems at significant scale to get excellent data, input, and feedback, we are …

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