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ESL details Halo Championship Series Fall Season

After a successful Summer Season ESL is again hosting the biggest Halo competition in the world for the Fall Season. The best Halo teams in Europe will be competing for a share of $100,000 while the best NA teams will fight for $225,000 over the course of the Fall Season, …

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48 million people are using Xbox Live

Microsoft may no longer be reporting sales figures for its console hardware, but the firm has revealed that its monthly users number on Xbox Live has reached 48 million. The company announced this information in its Q2 financial report. This represents a 30 per cent yearly growth in its online …

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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. "We’re excited to announce that the Halo World Championship prize pool is now $2,000,000, and continues to grow,” a poston the game’s Twitter accountrevealed. Microsoft previously promised a portion of …

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Analysts dispute GameStop’s Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimates

GameStop’s assessment of both physical sales of Star Wars Battlefront and digital sales of Halo 5 are incorrect, analysts have argued. The retailer yesterday said that EA’s Star Wars shooter fell short of expectations, with CEO Tony Bartel saying: We had high expectations that diminished somewhat as it got closer, …

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Halo 5 does what it was designed to do – gets Xbox One back on top

The long-awaited arrival of the Master Chief on Xbox One has helped the console achieve a rare monthly win in the US. November has become the second month of 2015 (the other being April) that Xbox One has outsold PS4 in the region. It did so thanks to an 81 …

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Halo 5 ‘smashes record with biggest Halo launch in history’, says Microsoft

Microsoft has said that the launch of Halo 5: Guardians is the biggest in the franchise’s history. Seeing as the game has the smallest UK launch sales for any main numbered entry in the series to date, however, how has the game achieved this? One week after launching worldwide, Halo …

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Halo 5 made more money in first 24 hours than Spectre

007 may have a licence to kill, but it was Master Chief that emerged triumphant in last week’s battle of the brands. Halo 5: Guardians generated 7.7m during its first 24 hours on sale, Xbox has announced, beating the Box Office opening for the new James Bond movie Spectre. The …

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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. Or lack of, as she doesn’t wear any. 343’s Halo franchise director Frank O’Connor has in an interview with GamesRadar tried to explain the disparity. "She’s …

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Microsoft details massive ad campaign for biggest ever Xbox One launch

Microsoft says that over 80 per cent of UK gamers will have already seen an ad for Halo 5. The firm is splashing the cash on the launch of the sci-fi FPS, which it says will be the biggest Xbox One launch to-date. The campaign started back in January with …

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VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians TV trailer is bad news for Master Chief

We suspect this is not the spoiler it appears to be on face value, but regardless Microsoft’s TV spot for Halo 5: Guardians strikes a downbeat chord for fans of its main star. The video, which you can see below, depicts the global announcement of the death of the Master …

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