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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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‘Publishers are still not doing enough to end buggy games’

Major games publishers have not learnt their lesson from the slew of broken games released at the end of last year. That’s according to QA and localisation experts who say that most games firms have not changed their approach to bug testing. Titles such as Assassin’s Creed Unity, DriveClub, Halo: …

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Halo 3: ODST set for Xbox One this Friday

The Halo 3 spin-off ODST will be released on Xbox One on May 29th. The game will join the Master Chief Collection, which also includes Halo 1, 2, 3 and 4. ODST was announced late last year as compensation for gamers that suffered from the Master Chief Collection’s troubled launch …

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Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Halo: The Master Chief Collection has turned into a black eye for all those involved with the FPS series, according to Halo franchise director Frank O’Connor. In an interview with Xbox Achievements, O’Connor explained the difficulty of developing a product with the complexity of Master Chief Collection. Halo: The Master …

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Halo: ODST campaign remaster offered to disgruntled Master Chief Collection owners

A remastered version of Xbox 360 title Halo: ODST is one of a number of freebies being offered as compensation for the shambolic launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The 1080p/60fps remaster includes the entire single player campaign and will be offered to anyone who played The Master Chief …

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343 Industries delays Halo spin-off Spartan Strike to focus on Master Chief Collection issues

Touch-based Halo spin-off title Spartan Strike has been delayed until early 2015. Developer 343 Industries said on Halo Waypoint that the game was pushed back so that it could focus on resolving the matchmaking issues facing Halo: The Master Chief Collection. 343 has released a plethora of updates for the …

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343 boss apologizes for ongoing Halo: Master Chief Collection online struggles

Two weeks on from its release, Xbox One shooter Halo: The Master Chief Collection is not working properly. Malfunctioning releases seem to be very much the fashion this Q4, and 343 studio boss Bonnie Ross has personally apologised for the ongoing saga. We have not delivered the experience you deserve. …

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343 Industries reveals Halo 2: Anniversary documentary

Halo developer 343 Industries has peeled back the curtain on Remaking the Legend – Halo 2: Anniversary,” a documentary chronicling development of the updated sequel featured in the Master Chief Collection. The game itself will feature updated audio, HD graphics, and an hour of new cinematics. It’ll also carry a …

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Microsoft has ever so slightly brought forward the release date of Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One in the UK. The game had been listed by retailers such as Amazon and GAME for a UK release on November 14th but will now arrive in the UK at the …

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Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo franchise developer 343 Industries will pack a batch of maps previously exclusive to Windows PC into Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One. A new post on Halo Waypoint explains that six maps from the original Halo and two maps from Halo 2 will be included in the …

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