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Halo Wars 2 ‘will not be Total War: Halo’

Creative Assembly’s Halo strategy game will not resemble its smash-hit Total War franchise, the developer has told MCV @ Gamescom. Halo Wars 2 was the shock announcement at Microsoft’s pre-Gamescom press briefing. Creative Assembly says it is paying closer attention to the original Halo Wars (created by now defunct studio …

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Halo franchise surpasses 65m sales

Halo has sold more than 65m units as a franchise, Microsoft has announced. Gamasutra reports the published revealed the figure as part of a panel description at San Diego Comic-Con that featured Halo Mega Blok construction toys. Microsoft stated the series had sold over 60m copies ahead of Halo: The …

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Halo composer forms new studio with ex-Bungie and Airtight Games staff

Halo composer Marty O’Donnell has formed a new development studio dubbed Highwire Games with Airtight Games co-founder Jared Noftle and former Bungie designer Jaime Griesemer. VG247reports O’Donnell revealed the news earlier this week, encouraging fans to stay tuned for more information.” Some additional digging on the company’s website and Linkedin …

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MICROSOFT: New Halo 5: Guardians gameplay shows multiplayer focus

Halo 5: Guardians looks set to be the Chief’s biggest adventure yet. Showing off the upcoming sci-fi shooter on-stage at its E3 press conference, Microsoft demonstrated Guardian’s heavy focus on multiplayer. The game features seamless drop-in, drop-out co-operative play. Players will be able to control two separate squads, one led …

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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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Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

A premium SKU has been revealed for the next instalment in the Halo franchise. The Limited Collector’s Edition of Halo 5: Guardians will cost 199.99 – more than four times the standard title’s 44.99 price tag. For their money, Halo fans will get what’s referred to as a ‘limited edition’ …

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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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At last there’s a Halo: Master Chief Collection Xbox One bundle

Microsoft has finally unveiled an official bundle for Halo: the Master Chief Collection. The game was released last November but while it was bundled with the console by many retailers it hasn’t until now been subject to the branded official bundle treatment. The 349.99 SKU includes a black console and …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Halo: The Master Chief Collection

For the Halo fanatics out there, the next 12 months promises to be one of – if not the – most exciting years in the franchise’s history. There’s a TV series backed by Steven Spielberg, an entirely separate online live-action series called Halo: Nightfall produced by Ridley Scott, the highly …

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