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News August 30 2017
Halo Wars 2 Soundtrack Coming in Crimson Vinyl on Sept 22nd
(MacGyver10 17:21:26 UTC) (permalink)
I'm a little unfamiliar with the soundtrack for Halo Wars 2, but I'm very familiar with some music on vinyl, so I might have to pick one of these up! The Halo Wars 2 soundtrack is getting etched into a vinyl record in beautiful crimson with a nice gatefold layout! Coming September 22nd, but pre-orders are up now.
News August 29 2017
A Tease of 'Halo: Warfleet' Shared on 343's Twitter
(MacGyver10 23:26:57 UTC) (permalink)
Paging Stephen Loftus and all other Halo ships fans! 343 Industries has put up a tease of their upcoming 'Halo: Warfleet' guide to the spaceships of Halo. Go drool over the diagrams and cross-sections before the full thing comes out September 5th!
New Novel 'Halo: Retribution' Out Today from Troy Denning
(MacGyver10 23:24:36 UTC) (permalink)
The latest Halo novel just hit physical and digital store shelves today! Go check out 'Halo: Retribution' and hope for some SPI armor with me!
News August 28 2017
Halo Experiences Coming to Microsoft Mixed Reality
When your two passions meet, you let people know about it! BOLL shared the news that in some form or fashion, a Halo experience will be coming to Microsoft Mixed Reality! While there are no details as of now, there at least is confirmation of on-going work with 343 Industries to make it happen! (MacGyver10 20:07:09 UTC) (permalink)
Happy Anniversary to Ready Up Live!...from One Halo Fan-Site to Another!
As you get older, it's always fun to see your siblings growing up into their own. From one Halo fan-site to another, happy 10th anniversary to the team over at Ready Up Live! Here's to 10 more! (MacGyver10 20:04:35 UTC) (permalink)
News August 25 2017
Chappified Finds New Ways to Get Out-of-Bounds in Halo 3: ODST's 'Kikowani Station'
Chappified and some buddies figured out a few, new ways to get out of bounds on Halo 3: ODST's Kikowani Station. The new tricks don't require any skulls, and might be able to be reworked for possible speedrunning help. (MacGyver10 22:12:33 UTC) (permalink)
Halo Community Update 08/24/17 - 'Chasing Shadows'
Wrapping up Gamescom and 'The Great American Eclipse' this week, GrimBrother One takes us on a trip through all the Halo info that is need-to-know with the latest Halo Community Update. There's more on the upcoming sandbox weapon changes, HCS, playlist additions, books and the incredible-looking 'Halo: Warfleet' encyclopedia! (MacGyver10 22:08:03 UTC) (permalink)
Gamescom Halo Wars 2 Info on Upcoming DLC
Now that the 343 teams is through with their Gamescom exploits, you can catch the entire summation so far of the upcoming Flood-based DLC for Halo Wars 2 over at HaloWaypoint! (MacGyver10 22:06:06 UTC) (permalink)
News August 21 2017
Halo Fan Started Working on Real-Life Warthog Project Seven Years Ago and It Looks Awesome Now
While others have done it before, it's been a while since we've had a real life, fan-made warthog around post the pyro-guys at RoosterTeeth taking care of Pete Cooper's. Cheapley let us know that a new fan-made warthog making the rounds on Reddit is quite the looker. You can see the images so far on Imgur, and it looks like it's coming along great! (MacGyver10 14:10:11 UTC) (permalink)
Halo Wars 2 Expansion 'Awakening the Nightmare' Hits Digital Shelves on Sept. 26th
(MacGyver10 14:07:16 UTC) (permalink)
With the Gamescom announcement this past weekend, we now have a release date for the post-season pass content for Halo Wars 2! The 'Awakening the Nightmare' expansions hits digital shelves on September 26th!
News August 18 2017
Halo Community Update 08/17/17 - 'Golden Clouds'
The latest Halo Community Update went up last night with info on Yapyap THE DESTROYER and his release as the latest and last piece of Halo Wars 2 Season Pass content. Go check out the update on HaloWaypoint for info on the upcoming sandbox changes for Halo 5, the novel continuation of the sphere world Onyx, a tidbit of 'Halo: Retribution', matchmaking and Warzone changes and more! (MacGyver10 19:00:09 UTC) (permalink)
Yapyap THE DESTROYER Now Available as Last Season Pass Content for Halo Wars 2
The last piece of content for the Halo Wars 2 Season Pass is out now! Check out Yapyap THE DESTROYER over at HaloWaypoint for the release trailer and all the info on this new leader! (MacGyver10 18:57:14 UTC) (permalink)
Revell USA and Halo Assembling New Models (Coming Sept 1st!)
(MacGyver10 18:55:15 UTC) (permalink)
I grew up assembling Revell models every now and then with my dad, so the news that Revell USA is putting together (pun intended) a line of Halo models is pretty great!
News August 15 2017
Morpheus Takes on the Lonely Streets of 'Halo 3: ODST' In His Celebration of Halo
To continue his celebration of Halo, Morpheus tackles the lonely streets of ONI Alpha Site in Halo 3: ODST. This game is what many consider one of the best in the Halo series, but Morpheus apparently loved it so much he bought EIGHT copies! Check out his video to hear why! (MacGyver10 14:17:38 UTC) (permalink)
News August 10 2017
Halo Community Update 08/10/17 - 'Haze of Glory'
The greatest of all HBO grunts (hi, Grim!) talks about the greatest of all Unggoy in today's Halo Community Update. There's canon fodder on the upcoming DLC hero for HW2, a recap of the Halo tourneys at local Microsoft stores, a peek at upcoming Halo 5 weapon tuning changes and the usual community content all included in this week's writeup over at HaloWaypoint! (MacGyver10 21:57:19 UTC) (permalink)
News August 9 2017
Wave 2 of Mattel's Six Inch Figures Hit Store Shelves
Our favorite 343 employee (sorry Frankie!) shared the new wave of Mattel's six inch figures earlier today. They include Atriox, Spartan Vale, Arbiter Thel 'Vadam, Master Chief, Spartan Buck and Spartan Jerome-092! (MacGyver10 19:37:59 UTC) (permalink)
News August 8 2017
ZaedynFel's Matchmaking Feedback Update - August 7th
It's been a while since we've shared one, but ZaedynFel is still holding weekly conversations on HaloWaypoint about the state of Halo 5's matchmaking and what they're doing to improve it for now and future games! (MacGyver10 21:27:53 UTC) (permalink)
News August 7 2017
Master Chief Shines Brightly as New Pixelated Nightlight
You know how you get cool Halo stuff? Go back to the early 2000's and start a fan site for Halo before it even exists! Seriously though, the team at Pixel Pals sent our Master in Chief here at HBO a real spiffy pixelated Chief nightlight that was so cool, even his wife let him keep it! Pre-orders go up soon! (MacGyver10 15:04:53 UTC) (permalink)
News August 4 2017
Halo Community Update - 08/03/17 'Summer Sizzle'
Sketch fulfills his lifelong mission of being the ultimate tease in this week's update, as he mentions things that blew his mind that he can't mention. There IS some good information however on upcoming sandbox changes in Halo 5 (maybe even new content hinted at), the Microsoft Store Halo tournaments, other cool Halo news and the usual community offerings. Go check it out over at HaloWaypoint when you get the chance! (MacGyver10 21:52:15 UTC) (permalink)
Rockslider's Halo: CE Freakiness and Fun #18
Rockslider continues his party of fun with the 18th collection of crazy happenings he's found while doing his videos. This one includes a teleporting Jackal, zombie Elites and a ramped-up Grunt! Choose which location (YouTube or local) to watch the video in our forum! (MacGyver10 21:50:29 UTC) (permalink)
Double XP Weekend in Halo 5 Features Heroic Warzone, Team Arena and Grifball
(MacGyver10 21:48:48 UTC) (permalink)
It's a double XP weekend in Halo 5! Check out Heroic Warzone Firefight, Team Arena & Grifball as the playlists to double your experience gained!
News August 2 2017
Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Meets Halo 2 and Master Chief
Mixing the popular Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer with Halo 2 might sound unusual, but check out the final product from Gugga Leunnam. Using the cutscenes from Halo 2 Anniversary, he pieced together a trailer for a movie I'd go see in a heartbeat! (MacGyver10 19:01:09 UTC) (permalink)
Morpheus' Celebration of 15 Years of Halo Looks Back on His Favorite Halo Wars Level
Continuing his celebration of 15 years of Halo (you can see all his videos so far in this YouTube playlist), Morpheus goes to Halo Wars with the level, 'Cleansing'. (Let him know your thoughts here!) (MacGyver10 18:54:12 UTC) (permalink)
Rockslider Force-Launches Into the Void
Not content with just landing on top of the large AoTCR entry chamber column, Rockslider is back with more force-launching, and this time, sails out into the massive void at extreme speed! (MacGyver10 18:46:21 UTC) (permalink)