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Ridley Scott for Halo Movie? Microsoft has no plans “at this time”

by Shane Willoughby - on Jan 14th 2014 - No Comments

Yesterday, word on the web was such that famed director Ridley Scott was attached to develop a movie adaptation of Microsoft’s Halo series. However, Microsoft has now poured cold water all over the rumour, telling Eurogamer, that the company has no plans for a Halo movie right now. “We plan to continue telling the Halo story...

343 release new Halo Xbox One concept art. Explain internal staff changes

by Shane Willoughby - on Jan 10th 2014 - No Comments

There has been much by way of internal changes at Halo developer 343 Industries of late and in a new years blog post over on on Halo Waypoint, 343 discussed recent changes to its team, including Tim Longo’s new role as creative director, Josh Holmes’ now acting as executive producer, former executive producer Kiki Wolfkill’s...

Corrinne Yu departs 343 Industries for Naughty Dog

by Joseph Murphy - on Nov 25th 2013 - No Comments

Corrinne Yu, the principal engine architect for Halo 4 at 343 Industries, has left Microsoft and taken up a position with Naughty Dog. The news started to filter out over the weekend, but it’s now an official thing thanks to tweets (here and here) from Yu herself. Yu, who spent five years working at Microsoft, had the following...

Debut promo screens for Halo on Xbox One released

by Joseph Murphy - on Jun 10th 2013 - No Comments

Microsoft has released some promo images for the next Halo title. The images come directly from the promotional CG trailer that aired at E3 earlier today, and while there’s very little info to go at, the trailer is worth a look. Check the screens then hit the link above to watch the trailer. ...

New Halo Xbox One title announced by 343 Industries at E3

by Shane Willoughby - on Jun 10th 2013 - No Comments

343 Industries are working on a new Halo title for Xbox One. The announcement was made at Microsoft’s E3 presser which just finished moments ago. Curiously, the game remained nameless and is might not be called Halo 5. No other details were given other than the CG trailer that was shown from the stage. You can catch that reveal...

Halo 4 “Castle Map Pack” DLC coming April 8th – screens, details and trailer are go!

by Joseph Murphy - on Mar 11th 2013 - No Comments

343 has revealed the third major DLC pack for Halo 4 today – the “Castle map pack”. The pack hits Xbox Live on the 8th of April and features 3 “medium-to-large” maps; Daybreak, Outcast and Perdition. There’s also 9 brand new achievements to earn which will add an extra 250 gamerscore to your profile. Here’s...

The Irish charts are in! Black Ops II is still Ireland’s No.1 title

by Joseph Murphy - on Dec 10th 2012 - No Comments

The Irish charts are in and with that comes confirmation that Treyarch’s Black Ops II is still top title in Ireland. Enjoying the top spot for a full 4 weeks now, Activision recently confirmed that sales have exceeded $1 billion to date. Following on from the top spot, FIFA 13, Far Cry 3 and Halo 4 all follow suit with next week...

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 5 now live. Watch it here

by Shane Willoughby - on Nov 2nd 2012 - No Comments

The fifth and final episode of Halo 4′s “Forward Unto Dawn” live action series is now live. You can watch episode 5 below. Halo 4 is due this November 6th exclusively on Xbox 360. Thanks to Machinima. ...

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 4 goes live. Watch it here

by Shane Willoughby - on Oct 26th 2012 - No Comments

Episode 4 of the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn live action series is now live. You can catch it below courtesy of Machinima. Halo 4 is due November 6th on Xbox 360. The fifth and final episode of Forward Unto Dawn is due next Friday.   ...

Halo 4 launch trailer – now with gameplay

by Shane Willoughby - on Oct 24th 2012 - No Comments

Halo 4 has already spawned a live action launch trailer, but 343 has decided to bless us with a more traditional gameplay trailer closer to launch. The new trailer shows the rise of Master Chief as he takes on his new promethean foe. It’s due November 4th. Our bodies are ready. ...

It cometh: Halo 4 launch trailer is go. Hail to the Chief

by Shane Willoughby - on Oct 19th 2012 - 1 Comment

Microsoft and 343 Industries have released Halo 4′s launch trailer ahead of it’s release next month. Blending live action and CG, the David Fincher directed trailer clocks in at over two minutes traces protagonist Master Chief’s backstory. Halo 4 is exclusive to Xbox 360 and is all yours this November 7th. Are you ready? ...

Play Halo 4 before scheduled release – enjoy a permaban!

by Joseph Murphy - on Oct 15th 2012 - 2 Comments

Halo 4 has leaked, and Microsoft are taking no prisoners when it comes to online activity. According to spreading reports, the firm is issuing permanent bans to anyone who takes the downloaded code online. The official statement reads as follows: So there you go – just wait a little longer and you won’t have to worry about...

Halo 4 leaked? Microsoft looking into it. Relevant authorities involved

by Shane Willoughby - on Oct 13th 2012 - No Comments

Halo 4 has leaked……that is, if you believe everything you read and see on the internet. However, given that a Microsoft spokesperson told the Examiner: “We have seen the reports of Halo 4 content being propped on the Web and are working closely with our security teams and law enforcement to address the situation,” it...

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 2 is LIVE. Find it here

by Shane Willoughby - on Oct 12th 2012 - No Comments

Halo 4′s Forward Unto Dawn live action series has been granted a second episode and you can now what it below. Episode 2 goes as follows: “Cadet Michael “Sully” Sullivan continues to decode the hidden ONI combat video as Lasky’s struggle with his place in the UNSC ignites with fellow cadet Walter Vickers. After a classroom...

New Halo 4 video breaks down the Forge

by Joseph Murphy - on Oct 10th 2012 - No Comments

343 has revealed a new demo walkthrough of Halo 4′s Forge mode. The walkthrough, released to Gamespot, is narrated by both Kynan Pearson and Lori Zawada who speak about the Forge mode, their hopes for community creations, new building magnets, duplication shorcuts and more. Halo 4 launches this November. ...