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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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ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Halo mouse and Roccat Assassin’s Creed headset bundle

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we say Halo to a new wireless gaming mouse and check out a killer Assassin’s Creed headset bundle Limited Edition Halo Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 While Halo: The Master Chief Collection may not currently be set …

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343 removes some Halo: Master Chief Collection playlists as it fights to get game working

The online woes of Halo: Master Chief Collection continue. In what is becoming a depressingly familiar scenario for online launches, the game is still days on from launch struggling to function online. As a result, developer 343 has temporarily removed the Team Hardcore, Rumble Pit, Halo 4 and SWAT (rotational) …

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TriForce releasing replica Halo plasma rifles at $600 a pop

With Halo: The Master Chief Collection having arrived on Tuesday, replica specialist TriForce has announced a pair of high-end Halo products. The company is now taking pre-orders on two replica Halo plasma rifles – one in Elite blue and one in Brute red. Each polystone model, weighs 20lbs (or 15lbs …

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VIDEO: MCV looks back at the evolution of Halo

MCV has teamed up with Xbox to look back at the legacy of one of the platform’s biggest franchises – Halo. As Halo: The Master Chief Collection brings remastered versions of Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 to the Xbox One, the first entry in the …

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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to shooter accessories and merchandise

It’s little surprise that the shooter genre continues to be one of the biggest games markets in the world. MCV locks and loads One only need take a look at the success of the biggest new IP launch in history – Destiny – to know that the shooter is still …

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343 dev says 20GB Master Chief Collection update is to avoid second disc

Halo: The Master Chief Collection creators 343 Industries have explained the reasoning behind its planned 20GB day one patch for the game. Eurogamer spotted that Halo franchise development director Frank O’Connor told Neogaf that it’s purely to avoid the need to ship the game on two discs and require users …

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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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Ex-Destiny composer gets his Bungie shares back

Bungie’s composer Marty O’Donnell has seen his shares return to him. O’Donnell, who has been with the company from the start and has worked across Halo and Destiny, left the company earlier this year. Bungie said they parted on good terms, but clearly that was a bit of a fib. …

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