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Margin Makers: Guide to Halo 5 merchandise

Microsoft icon Master Chief is back in action in the first full-bodied Halo game on Xbox One. MCV checks in with the Chief’s best merchandise How do you follow one of the biggest games of all time? That’s the question that Halo 5: Guardians aims to answer. The first full …

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‘Plenty of chance’ Halo 5 will come to PC, says head of franchise

The core Halo series could return to PC in the future, according to the director for the franchise at 343 Industries. Frank O’Connor was discussing the possibility of Microsoft’s flagship shooter expanding beyond its Xbox home on a GamesRadar livestream when he suggested upcoming entry Halo 5: Guardians could come …

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Halo 5 to be played on world’s biggest flying screen

Australian Halo fans will get to see the first 15 minutes of the next entry in the sci-fi series the day before the game’s launch. But there’s a catch… …and the catch is that the display showing the campaign footage will be flying some 2,000 feet (609 metres) above the …

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Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

If you work in games retail, you might want to take a deep breath before looking at the release schedule for the next month. From next week onwards, there are multiple major launches every few days for the next five weeks. And after that, there’s the onslaught of Black Friday, …

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Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be ‘rock solid’

Halo 5: Guardians won’t suffer the same troubled launch as its predecessor, Halo: The Master Chief Collection. That’s the pledge from Kevin Franklin, design director for the game at 343 Industries, who told MCV the studio had learnt from its mistakes releasing the Halo compilation. The Master Chief Collection was …

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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, Destiny composer wins lawsuit against Bungie

Destiny composer and ex-Bungie employee Marty O’Donnell has come out on top in his lawsuit against his former company. O’Donnell initially won the suit over a year ago, but a new report from Venture Beat reveals Bungie’s appeals caused a final ruling to be delayed until just last week. Now, …

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Steven Spielberg’s Halo TV show remains in active development – report

Microsoft’s Steven Spielberg-produced Halo television series is reportedly still in the works. IGN reports the show is in development at Showtime – the network Microsoft’s Xbox Entertainment Studios was negotiating with last year to bring a live-action drama based on the popular FPS franchise to the small screen. The report …

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