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Halo 5 Goes Hog Wild Tomorrow

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/30/2016
Developer 343 Industries spoke at length about Hog Wild, the latest free Halo 5 expansion, in a new blog post today. In summary, there will be a lot of hogs, but as for the details… The update mainly adds extra vehicles, but it’s also packing additional armor sets, designs, and a new weapon called the […]
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Boy, Is Halo 5 Cheap Right Now

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/16/2016
A number of retailers have begun selling Microsoft’s Halo 5: Guardians for half its original price. Amazon, Target, GameStop and Best Buy all have the game listed now at $30. Is this a bad sign? Not in terms of the game itself. It scored high marks from critics upon its release last October, and developer […]

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Check Out Halo 5's New Warzone Firefight Mode

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/21/2016
Need a new reason to play Halo 5? Probably. Microsoft has you covered with a new mode announced last night during the Halo World Championship event. The Warzone Firefight Mode was first seen in Halo 3: ODST, but it’s about to make a comeback. “In Warzone Firefight, up to eight players will work together to […]

New Halo 5 Pack Offers Tribute To Fan's Tragedy

by Peter Paltridgeon 02/25/2016
Recently Trinity and Lena, the two daughters of Halo 5 community member Adam, died in an electrical fire. 343 Industries was sad to hear about it, and decided to immortalize the girls forever (or at least for as long as these packs are available) by adding a memorial to the game. It’s called the Never […]

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Ho Ho Ho! Free Holiday Gifts In Halo 5

by Peter Paltridgeon 12/09/2015
Christmas has come early for Halo 5 players. If you regularly play the game, log in today and you might find a new REQ pack, courtesy of 343. The developer tweeted this message today confirming the giveaway: “This year we’re giving the gift of REQs. Jump into Halo 5 to unwrap your present! Happy holidays […]
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See Halo 5 Streamed To HoloLens

by Peter Paltridgeon 12/02/2015
Microsoft has been bragging about the potential of streaming XBox One games to HoloLens, but until now, they never showed us what that would look like. Enter program manager Varun Mani, who today uploaded a YouTube video demonstrating how one would play Halo 5 on HoloLens by streaming the game from their XBox One to […]

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Halo 5 Now Has Big Team Battle And Four New Maps

by Peter Paltridgeon 11/18/2015
The first expansion for Halo 5: Guardians, entitled Battle of Shadow and Light, launched today. The expansion introduces a new 8×8 battle mode called Big Team Battle, as well as four new maps to try out that mode on: Deadlock, Basin, Guillotine and Recurve. These maps were created with the aid of Forge map-editing tools, […]
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Hope You're Not A Victim Of Halo 5's Multiplayer Glitch

by Peter Paltridgeon 11/11/2015
Reports on Internet forums have started surfacing of problems relating to the multiplayer mode of Halo 5: Guardians. Many players announced that their progress in the mode, including their ranks, commendations, REQs, and other items, had just suddenly vanished, as if they were just starting the game. Understandably, they were not happy. Other gamers reported […]

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Charity Auction For Big Blingy Master Chief Helmet

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/28/2015
You could go for Halloween as Master Chief, or if you have the cash, you could go as Liberace dressed as Master Chief. A life-size model of Mr. M.C’s helmet has been studded with expensive crystals, and is now up for auction. The helmet was created by Taiwanese cosplayer Hsu Chia-Hao and financed by Australian […]
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Halo Channel Mobile App Now Tracks Halo 5 Stats

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/26/2015
If you’re the type who really, really, really cares about your stats in Halo, enough to need a mobile app that keeps track of them, we have good news for you: Microsoft has now updated the Halo Channel mobile app to be compatible with Halo 5. The Halo Channel app syncs up with your account […]