halo.bungie.org
home Twitter

No, you can't see them all in one place.

Spoilers are currently disabled.
(All newsposts are visible.)

View the Archives:

By Day:      
By Month:
Search archive:
Any All Exact 

Halo news backMarch Halo news forward



March Archived News


News March 25 2016

spacer

Nak3d Eli Explains His Halo Absence
Whatever your thoughts are on the guy's approach to videos, there's no lie in saying he did tons for the Halo speedrunning community. After being absent from gaming since November, he's put together a video on why he's been missing from the digital gaming world. (Thanks Tuckerscreator!) (MacGyver10 17:20:56 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Rockslider Shows Off Sgt Johnson's 'All-Clear' Speech In Halo: CE
Sometimes things get cut from games, but breadcrumbs remain that point back to the extracted content. Rockslider shows you how to hear a line from Sgt Johnson that was probably a part of a previous campaign story line. (MacGyver10 17:19:00 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

New Community Maps In Halo 5's Big Team Battle and Grifball
Many players have been clamoring for it for a while now, but community created maps are officially NOW in Halo 5's Big Team Battle AND Grifball! Go play some new maps in some 8v8 carnage or the sport of the future!

(MacGyver10 17:13:07 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 23 2016

spacer

Choose Your Arbiter Look-Combo as You Combo Your Opponents In Killer Instinct
While we may have already had some info on the new Arbiter variants coming to Killer Instinct, I don't believe we've seen them laid out quite yet like this. Visit Ultra-Combo.com to get a look at all the Arbiter skins you'll have to cycle through as you take on the other competitors in Killer Instinct. (Thanks SIX MIN WHISTLE!) (MacGyver10 22:21:09 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 22 2016

spacer

Marty O'Donnell Talk the Original Ending of Halo 2
One of the good things from IGN's interestingly conducted interview with Marty O'Donnell was the talks of the original ending of Halo 2. There's info we've heard before (the Arbiter was going to be the Dervish), but plenty of new info as well to the original ending of Halo 2! (Thanks Grizzlei!) (MacGyver10 21:21:04 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

All REQ Halo 5 Assassinations
Our forum denizen bryan newman took the time to film the assassinations in Halo 5 and combine them into one big video. While some of the audio clips and images can be a little distracting, it is nice to not have every assassination slowed down to super-thirty-second-long-slo-mo like every other version out there! (MacGyver10 21:18:07 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

With The HCS Over for 2016, 343 Industries Looks to The Halo Pro League Ahead
With the finals of the HCS behind us, Frankie directs our gaze to the formation of the Halo Pro League ahead with some soothing words and phrases.

(MacGyver10 15:09:59 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

The UK Science Vessel RRS Boaty McBoatface Could Have Had a Classic Halo Name
Waddels posted in our forum, and I saw some news about it on the internet as well, but when scientists in the UK asked the public to help vote for a new name for their science vessel, option #4 in the list turned some heads for Halo fans. (MacGyver10 14:47:04 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 21 2016

spacer

GrifballHub Asking for Your Help to DOUBLE the Size of Their RTX Booth
Looks like the team at Grifball Hub has hit their goal to set up a booth at RTX this year! Now that they've accomplished that though, they would love to show up this year bigger and better than ever, with a stage to showcase their matches from. Check out their latest update to see how you pledge to help them go all out with a gigantic booth at RTX 2016! (MacGyver10 22:15:50 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

CE3 2016 Live Coming In August, Submit Your Mods Now
Every year, members of the Halo: Custom Edition get together to show off what they've been working on through the CE3 live stream, and they're back this year for CE3 2016 Live! Check out MatthewDratt's forum post for details on this Halo: CE mod event and showcase, or follow the link there to the official website of CE3 for more info on this August event. (MacGyver10 21:25:25 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Rockslider Perfects His Shade Surfing Even More
Rockslider is back with some improved ways to surf Shades in his Attack on The Control Room bridge descent. Check out his forum post to see the details! (MacGyver10 21:24:04 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo 5's Warzone Firefight Trailer Released During Halo World Championship
During the matches of last week's Halo World Championship, 343 Industries gave us our first official trailer for the new mode coming this summer, Warzone Firefight! It will be a five-round game of up to 8 players taking on TONS of AI opponents. You can see the trailer in Gravemind's post in our forum, or read the article in the attached Tweet!

(MacGyver10 21:21:12 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Canon Fodder - Glassed Ceiling
This past week, GrimBrother One gave us some insight into the new Warzone map, Skirmish at Darkstar. Also, he tackles the idea of the Halo World Championship and whether it's canon or not, and shares a killer video on the Arbiter's inclusion in another Microsoft game. Check it out over at HaloWaypoint if you haven't yet! (MacGyver10 21:15:46 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 18 2016

spacer

Halo Fan Fiction Friday - Parts 8 and 9 of 'LORC: Beginnings', Plus More
With what he started back in July of 2012, HWPD continues with parts 8 and 9 of his 'LORC: Beginnings' series. Additionally, he expands the series a bit with an ONI Priority Transmission set in his LORC universe. Go give it all a read if you need to catch up in our Fan Fiction area! (MacGyver10 21:55:21 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Play Your Part In Creating The Halo Theme and A New Guinness World Record
Want to contribute to the first Crowd-sourced version of the Halo theme? Craig Stuart Garfinkle is soliciting musicians and singers to add their creativity by sending videos of them performing different parts of the Halo theme song (Marty, want to jump in too?) that will then be combined into one completed piece to be shown at the Dublin International Game Music Festival on May 21st! If you'd like to help out and submit your part, check out this link for instructions and to sign up! (Thanks Wu!) (MacGyver10 21:40:55 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo Wars Available In and Backwards Compatible Now In The Xbox One Preview Program
Overnight it looks like Halo Wars was made playable via Xbox One backwards compatibility to the dashboard preview program. If you're in the preview program, go ahead and download it or slip that disc back in for some RTS Halo! (Thanks The BS Police!)

(MacGyver10 19:29:42 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo World Championship Currently Streaming on Twitch
Don't forget the Halo World Championship is underway right now on Twitch! You can follow @HCS and @ESLHalo on Twitter to keep up!

(MacGyver10 19:28:31 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 17 2016

spacer

Halo 5 50% off Digital and $20 Off Physical This Weekend. Arena REQ Bundle Also %50 Off!
If you've yet to enter the world of Halo 5, the digital version of the game will be on sale during the Halo World Championship this weekend in the Xbox store. If you're more of a physical disc player, Amazon.com will also be running a special promotion from Friday at 9am until Sunday at Midnight (Pacific Time). $20 off the standard edition or limited edition and will throw in three gold REQ packs. As well, if you've been on the fence for the Arena REQ bundle, it will be 50% off on Amazon this weekend too!

(MacGyver10 19:59:02 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo World Championship Begins Tomorrow, So Let's Get Caught Up and Eye Some New REQ's
The Halo World Championship Finals start tomorrow, and to get you caught up and ready for the action, the Xbox Wire has laid out all the details for this weekend's games as well as how the teams came to be in the finals. In addition to the eSport information, 343 will be making available a limited time REQ pack with your chance at new magnum and assault rifle skins, armors and a heightened likelihood of post launch DLC REQ's.

(MacGyver10 19:53:38 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Unrealized Easter Eggs AND Achievements(!?!?) in Halo: CE?
Masterz1337 was messing around in the code for Halo: CE and found not only what could have been a nifty Easter egg, but what also could have been Halo's first flirtation with 'achievements' before Xbox even had them! (MacGyver10 03:21:03 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

The Halo Archive's 'Halo Sheet Music: Scores of Halo Halo 3: ODST' Up Now
Many people loved the different play-style and narrative of Halo 3: ODST, but my favorite part of the whole thing was always the amazing score (That sax!)! Check out the sheet music for ODST and a little about the release of the game from our friends at The Halo Archive. (Thanks Adv Jones!) (MacGyver10 03:17:45 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Mongooses Helping Out Warthogs...Quite Literally
Sometimes the little guys help out the big guys! (Thanks scarab!) (MacGyver10 03:15:35 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

The Halo World Championship This Weekend, and Free REQ Packs for Viewers
The Finals of the Halo World Championship start this Friday with the largest console-only game prize pool in history! There will be plenty going on on the Halo Twitch stream if you want to catch the action Friday and Saturday, but the actual finals will also be streamed on the Xbox Live Events app this Sunday. Anyone that watches the finals this Sunday will get a free REQ pack with some new 'Challenger' armor and helmet set. Lots of info on what to expect at the Xbox Wire if you're interested in the competitive action coming our way. (MacGyver10 03:12:25 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Kill With the Mantis A Little Earlier Now In Warzone
In some quick Warzone news, the Mantis has had some changes come it's way, and while it still might need a damage buff, at least you can call it in a little earlier now! (MacGyver10 03:10:54 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 15 2016

spacer

Halo 4 Cutscenes - now in 1080p/60fps
Cody Miller went back through Halo 4 in the Master Chief Collection and supplied us with 1080p, 60fps versions of the Halo 4 cutscenes. Swing by the Halo 4 page in our Halo Cutscene Library for all the new goodness! (Louis Wu 23:47:03 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 14 2016

spacer

MisterMonopoli Beats Halo 2 on Legendary for New Speed Run World Record
During a recent speed run of Halo 2 on legendary, MisterMonopoli claimed the world record by beating it in its entirety in just 1:38:15! You can see the Twitch archive of his race through the game for the Gamers Outreach Charity, and follow along with this amazing speed run of what is arguably Halo's hardest game! (MacGyver10 15:44:40 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo Community Update - 03/11/16 ('The Calm Before the Storm')
Light on the content (update) this week, Bravo at 343 uses his words to talk about this week's upcoming Halo Championship Finals and tease the bigger update we'll receive later today for it. There's new concept art and a screenshot of the Warzone map coming out with the next update, as well as a great in-depth explanation and reality-check on Warzone farming. A Master Chief Collection playlist update and community spotlight round out another community update as we wait for the HCS Finals and next content update! (MacGyver10 14:00:04 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Canon Fodder - Bulkhead Banter
GrimBrother One stopped in last Friday with the latest Canon Fodder (and what should have been the title for last week's CF). There's the first official word on the new graphic novel anthology in addition to the showcase of some new vessels coming to the Halo: Fleet Battles experience. It's all in the latest Canon Fodder when you're ready to give it a read. (MacGyver10 13:55:47 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 11 2016

spacer

Famous HBOer Getting the Drop On Us with a New Comic
Sometimes when you joke around, you get the single-best Halo fan comic creator of all time to come out of retirement and surprise us with a fun little page of Halo goodness. (MacGyver10 23:17:50 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Team Snipers Returns as Social Playlist Taking Fiesta's Spot in Halo 5
While it's unfortunate that the Fiesta playlist had to die so that Team Snipers might live, I guess it's just a part of these rotational social playlists! Check it out for the next week and get those snipers firing!

(MacGyver10 21:43:18 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Grifball Variant Straight Out of Hogwarts!
I always feel bad when I let a news piece slip through the cracks, but it's even worse when it's the boss man's post that fades out of mind! Yikes! Seriously though, check out this Grifball variant that has you figuratively riding brooms and chasing the Golden Snitch! (MacGyver10 01:24:06 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 10 2016

spacer

Playable, Alternate-Style Ending to Halo: CE Through Mods
General Vagueness found a mod of Halo: CE that gives you a different, alternate-style ending to what COULD HAVE happened had Echo-419 been saved from the untimely bridge death! (MacGyver10 22:25:52 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

The Chief'd Look Sweet, Upon the Seat, of A Motorcycle Built for Two
The internet has a hole for everyone to sit in, and sometimes when you wander around, you run across things you just can't explain. (Thanks, I think, funkmon.) (MacGyver10 20:25:14 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Rockslider Plays Around With Sligfantry's Descent Method on AOTCR
Rockslider is up to old tricks while playing around with Sligfantry's descent method in Halo: CE on Attack On The Control Room. See his post in our forums for his thoughts, discussion and of course, the videos! (MacGyver10 20:22:26 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Marcus Lehto's Tweet Shows Off An Original Sketch for Halo
Leviathan dropped in our forum with a tweet from Marcus Lehto, one of the originators of Halo, where he shows off an initial drawing or sketch for the ring world itself. (MacGyver10 20:20:15 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

'Halo: Tales from Slipspace' Coming Late October for Comic-Lovers
Looks like Frankie and the 343 crew are putting together a new collection of Dark Horse comics in hard cover. Check out 'Tales from Slipspace' which is now making it's debut in an Amazon listing and set for later this year. (Thanks Morhek!) (MacGyver10 20:18:16 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 8 2016

spacer

Halo Community Update - 03/04/16 ('The Road Ahead')
Completely forgot about last week's Community Update! Sorry about that! Check it out to see a lot of teases about stuff that's not really close to coming out, plus the reveal that the March update will actually be coming in early April!

(MacGyver10 15:02:25 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo 5 Mythbusters Shows Marines Have X-ray Vision
The folks at 'DefendTheHouse' continually put out some cool videos busting the myths of idle, internet chatter. Check out their latest, Halo 5 Mythbusters Episode 5, to see plenty on ricocheting shots, clambering up vehicles and marines with x-ray vision! (Thanks General Vagueness!) (MacGyver10 14:57:59 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 7 2016

spacer

Lots Going On at GrifballHub and With The Grifball Community
With the recent addition of Grifball back into the Halo sandbox, a lot has been going on in a short time for the ball/hammer/sword-combo crew.

(MacGyver10 16:48:00 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

'The Drop' Halo 5 Machinima by Thomas Productions Gears Up for Operation Supply Drop with Podtacular
In partnership with Podtacular, Thomas Productions has created a machinima to promote Operation Supply Drop, an organization dedicated to getting games in the hands of men and women in uniform. Check out the standoff between the white team and blue team as they face boredom together! (MacGyver10 16:35:24 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo Art Conjures Up Both Vincent Van Gogh and Nintendo
Revenant1988 has been scouring the internet and found some unique Halo art. Whether your tastes are for post-impressionist renditions of classic Halo levels or a re-imagining of Halo 5 armor in the style of an iconic warrior, he's got your covered! (MacGyver10 16:19:34 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo 5 and The Master Chief Collection On Sale With Microsoft
Microsoft is running a $20 off sale on recent Halo games, and both the disc-based and digital downloads are included. Whether you want the game on your hard drive, the disc on your shelf or a limited edition of the game, check out the sale going on now to save a little cash. (MacGyver10 16:14:06 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Canon Fodder - Fury's Road
GrimBrother One stopped by with the latest Canon Fodder! This one spends time with the new versions of the Covenant Storm Rifle in addition to a few small tidbits here and there. (MacGyver10 16:09:11 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 3 2016

spacer

The Signs of Halo get their first Halo 5 update
It's been two years since Stephen Loftus updated his 'Signs of Halo' page - but he's turned in a number of new Halo 5-based graphics, and they're gorgeous! Several new civilian signs can be found on this page, along with one new Covenant sign, while a number of Miscellaneous signs are on this page, and a number of UNSC signs are here. Don't forget - larger versions are visible (and downloadable) beyond every thumbnail! (Louis Wu 19:29:55 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 2 2016

spacer

From The Halo Archive, 'Halo Sheet Music: Scores of Halo Halo 3' Now Available
Continuing on from Halo 1 and Halo 2, the Halo Archive is hosting more great sheet music from the games with Halo 3 now available. (Thanks Adv Jones!) (MacGyver10 21:59:36 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Plenty of Gameplay for The Arbiter In Killer Instinct Season 3 Stream
Iron Galaxy, the developers of Xbox's Killer Instinct, spent a good bit of time yesterday playing as the Arbiter on Twitch for their upcoming season 3 DLC. You can now catch the saved broadcast on their channel if you missed it yesterday! (MacGyver10 21:56:00 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo 5 On Sale for $26 In Store With Target's Discount App
Not yet jumped on the Halo 5 train, but been thinking about it? Target has a GREAT deal on the physical copy of Halo 5 right now with their Cartwheel app. (MacGyver10 21:53:56 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

News March 1 2016

spacer

February 2016 Arena Emblem REQ Pack Available Now for Those That Ranked In a Playlist
For those that ranked in a matchmaking playlist this past month, the February 2016 emblem should be available for you in a REQ pack now. (Thanks Halo Reddit!) (MacGyver10 22:51:08 UTC) (permalink)

spacer

Halo: The Fall of Reach Animated Series Coming to Netflix
Lawnmower172 let us know that those missing out so far on Halo: The Fall of Reach animated series will get their chance to see it soon...if they're Netflix subscribers that is! Looks like it will be showing up March 7th here in the states for sure! (MacGyver10 22:33:52 UTC) (permalink)

spacer
Halo news backMarch Halo news forward




bungie.org