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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. That’s according to Xbox head Phil Spencer, who told GameSpot: "Halo is somewhat unique to [other shooters] that we were talking about in that it has such a heavy character …

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Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Microsoft has revealed one of the more luxurious special editions of recent times. The Halo 5 Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition: Pink Mist Edition, to give it its really quite remarkably lengthy full name, comes with a full scale 1:1 replica Needler pistol. It’s 29-inches long and 10-inches high. The model …

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343 founder: We won’t skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross has stressed the need to run beta tests for future Halo titles, citing Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection as right and wrong ways to go approach development of the FPS franchise. In an interview withEngadget, Ross begins by pointing to the …

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Halo 5: Guardians has multiplayer transactions

Developer 343 Industries has confirmed that microtransactions are included in the multiplayer part of upcoming Xbox One title Halo 5: Guardians. It will be called the Requisition System (REQ). Players will earn REQ points naturally in the game as rewards after each match. These points can then be spent on …

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E3 2015: When is the Xbox conference?

Microsoft’s pre-E3 press conference will start at 5:30pm in the UK on Monday, June 15th – 9:30am in Los Angeles. The conference will last 90 minutes and takes place at The Galen Center on 3400 South Figueroa Street, for those attending on the day. If you are planning to attend, …

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Halo 5 will be Xbox’s ‘biggest game launch’

Xbox says Halo 5: Guardians will be the biggest game it has ever launched. Product manager Kuran Kapoor made the assertion ahead of E3, which he says will boast ‘incredible new announcements’ for the IP. The Xbox One exclusive launches at a busy time for shooters in the games industry, …

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‘Absolute madness’: retail bemoans shooter pile-up

The three biggest games of the year will all come out within weeks of one another. Last week at the Star Wars Celebration in California, EA announced that Star Wars: Battlefront will launch on November 20th. The game will compete with Halo 5: Guardians (out October 27th) and Call of …

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Halo 5: Guardians slated for October release

Halo 5: Guardians will be hitting Xbox One this October. The latest entry in Microsoft’s blockbuster sci-fi series will be launching worldwide on October 27th. This was revealed in two trailers released by Microsoft. One depicts series hero Master Chief standing above an injured Locke – Halo Nightfall’s main character …

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Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Microsoft Studios will bring Halo: Nightfall to DVD and Blu-ray next month, the company has announced alongside the release of a new trailer. Originally aired episodically on Xbox Live, the Ridley Scott-produced Nightfall will be combined into a feature-length film for a physical release on March 17th. Microsoft has confirmed …

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Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta logs 20m matches

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta participants played 20m matches over 2.5m hours, Microsoft has revealed as part of an infographic on the event. The image created by developer 343 Industries (enlarged below) states those 20m matches amounted to 290 years worth of gameplay and 181m confirmed kills. We’re thrilled with …

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