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Huge Halo 5: Forge Update With Custom Games Browser Now Live

343 Industries has released the highly anticipated Monitor’s Bounty update for Halo 5: Forge on PC and Halo 5: Guardians that features among other changes, the ability to search for custom games via both games’ multiplayer options. The titular Forge Mode gets a significant update with the Forge Scripting update allowing creators to make some truly innovative and amazing game modes. Action Target allows forgers to modify up to sixty four objects all at once using a...

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Random Xbox Live User Given Access To Partial Halo Wars 2 Test Build

Halo Salute

Yesterday Redditor OniYsoni posted a brief clip of an early network test build for Microsoft’s upcoming console RTS Halo Wars 2, running on his retail Xbox One. The build that OniYsoni had access too wouldn’t progress further than the creative assembly / 343i logos and the game’s main menu, which are described as being stylistically inline with the first title. After posting the YouTube clip and accompany off screen shots OniYsoni lost access to the internal Halo...

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Let’s Take A Look At Halo: Online For PC

Halo Online

Halo 3 was one of the definitive online experiences I got to spend hundred of hours in during the last generation of consoles. Released during my first year of college I can’t recall the number of nights that I spent with friends fragging each other, laughing and getting unfortunately cussed out on Xbox Live until the sun came up. When Microsoft announced that they were going to release a free-to-play FPS based upon the Halo 3 multiplayer...

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Halo 5 Live Stream Event Reveals New DLC

Halo 5 ‘s developers 343i promised myriad DLC for their newest entry in to the Halo 5 franchise, and it seems that the first wave of that promise has been delivered. 343 already announced in a blog post that they would be releasing the much improved forge mode in December, it now seems that we will get even more content in December. Design and Trend (a website that follows all things design and game) noticed the new...

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Halo 5: Live Phaeton VTL Trailer

Microsoft has released a very brief teaser trailer for their upcoming Halo 5: LIVE YouTube event. The Phaeton VTL trailer is done in the style of a smoothly edited car advertisement – with the announcer proclaiming that the Phaeton “flies and s**t”, honestly it’s pretty funny. Halo 5: LIVE is a six hour long YouTube event leading up to the midnight general release of Halo 5: Guardians. Microsoft is promising a roundtable discussion between the writers of...

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I’m Playing Halo 5: Guardians TONIGHT On Twitch

Hey BroJo fans! It’s been a long time! I’ve definitely have a treat for you though!The fantastic people at Microsoft have given me advanced access to Halo 5! That’s right, and tonight you’ll get to see three exciting early missions, and one later battle. Don’t worry, we’ll be keeping spoilers to a minimum. The game itself doesn’t release until October 27th, so this is quite the early release! Naturally our review is on the way as well,...

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Everything you need to know about Halo 5 multiplayer

Halo 5 is just 10 days away (review copies are allready out and if you want to see the first part of the campaign its on the web) and 343 are starting to give out massive details on the games multiplayer. New news today includes the games ban policy, a list of medals, the skill matching system and more! First is a question many players have been asking since day 1, what about the ban system? 343...

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Halo 5’s Stats API Will Be Available to Everyone

Its been a big day for Halo 5 announcements today, 343I started the day off by telling us what multiplayer modes will be included in Halo 5 at launch. Then kep the news train rolling with a the announcement that they will open the games application program interface (API) to the general public. This Means that anyone with application programming experience can now integrate the games stats in to their application. The API will give access to Service...

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The Hunt Begins In The Latest Live Action Halo 5 Trailer

Microsoft and 343 Industries have released a brand new 90 second live-action trailer for the upcoming Xbox One exclusive Halo 5: Guardians. In this trailer a commanding voice (presumably a high ranking UNSC officer) explains to Spartan Locke that the officially Masterchief (Spartan 117) is official listed as Killed In Action but unofficially has stopped responding to orders and is now considered an enemy of the UNSC. Core to the single player experience of Halo 5: Guardians...

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Check Out Halo 4’s Majestic Map Pack In This New ViDoc

The next map pack for 343 industries’ Halo 4 is about to the Xbox Live Marketplace. For just $10 you’ll be able to get your hands on the latest maps – Skyline, Landfill and Monolith. Also included is ten new achivements, worth 250 gamerscore, and new free for all multiplayer game type called infinity rumble. Landfill is set in the capital city of Casbah, as a covenant battle against the UNSC battles in the background. Skyline is...

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Halo 4 Spartan Ops Episodes 6-10 Preview Trailer

Halo 4’s Spartan Ops is a lot of fun to play, especially with friends. Starting this coming Monday (the 21st) the weekly episodes of Spartan Ops will return in full force as episodes 6 – 10 will be released throughout the coming weeks. Here is a preview of what’s to come in the next episodes. [youtube id=”G2mq9YTou-g” width=”600″ height=”350″] Which reminds me, I really need to get back to completing some challenges! Of the 5 episodes released...

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Halo 4 Forward On To Dawn: Enlist Trailer

343 Industries & Microsoft Games Studios have released a brand new live action trailer for Halo 4 titled Forward On To Dawn: Enlist. Get ready to follow the initiation of several UNSC foot soldiers preparing to battle insurrections. The insurrection is an even in the Halo fiction that takes place between groups of USNC soldiers and organized rebels in Earth’s outer colonies between 2493 and 2537. The events of the insurrection where a point of regret, as...

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Check Out Six Minutes of Halo 4 Multiplayer

The Rooster Teeth Expo was held this past weekend and it wouldn’t be an RT event without something Halo. 343 industries brought along the latest Halo 4 multiplayer build and several matches where showcased at RTX 2012. Two different videos where uploaded from the expo including a 6 minute segment on the map Longbow and an 11 minute Q&A after the match. Shown in the first video is a mode new to Halo 4, infinity slayer, where...

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Halo 4 cover revealed

The cover art for the highly anticipated Halo 4 was reveal by Microsoft yesterday in a random giveaway of sorts. Sending 32 pieces of the cover attached to emails to lucky fans, it took members of the Halo Waypoint Forums 67 posts before getting an end result no one was disappointed with.

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