Tag Archives: Halo

Halo 5 beta – The pro gamer verdict

Not being pro gamers, we aren’t quite the most qualified people in the world to talk about the impact Halo 5 will have on the competitive multiplayer FPS scene – after all, we’ve never even come close to gaining Champion status in said genre. Scott Lussier, eSports admin at HiRez...

Halo: The Master  Chief Collection review

Halo: The Master Chief Collection review

Getting caught up in too much nostalgia is something to be avoided at the best of times, but in trying to assess 343 Industries’ attempts to revamp and repackage the Master Chief saga to date, it’s hard not to get swept up. The Halo series under Bungie’s guardianship was often...

Halo 2 “king of the multiplayer hill” says designer

Halo 2 was proof that a strong, online network could exist on a console. Max Hoberman – who worked on the original iteration of Halo 2 for Bungie, and recently the Master Chief Collection’s multiplayer as president of Certain Affinity – explains the process behind its conception. What were the...

Master Chief Collection like “binging on Netflix” says 343

With the 10th anniversary of Halo 2 coming around and the success of the Anniversary edition of Halo: Combat Evolved established, it was a no-brainer that 343 Industries would do the same again for Master Chief’s second adventure. But as we discovered when we sat down with Dan Ayoub, executive...

Halo is here to win the console war in games™ 153

Is Master Chief here to save the Xbox One and win the console war? Almost, as The Master Chief Collection draws closer, we sat down with 343 Industries’ Kiki Wolfkill and Dan Ayoub to talk over their hopes for the future of the Halo series and why they put so...

Top 25 Killer Apps

While we await the games that will define the success of the newest generation of games machines, games™ looks back through the year at the titles that have defined their host hardware

Game Changers – Halo: Combat Evolved

When Halo exploded onto the scene at the start of the millennium, it proved the first-person shooter as a valid console genre and introduced subtle gameplay innovations that are still emulated today.