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News September 19 2016
Halo Community Update 09/16/16 - 'Books, Browsers and Big Team' and Canon Fodder #88
The latest Community Update and Canon Fodder went live this past Friday, with plenty of info on some previously, un-noted changes (you can change your Spartan ID rotation!), the new file browser and two separate instances of HBOers getting famous (Shout-out to Revenant1988 [Venom ODST from 405th] and TDSpiral [Garrett Post])! You can read about all that and more in this week's Community Update at HaloWaypoint! (Thanks davidfuchs!) (MacGyver10 20:46:00 UTC) (permalink)
Big Team Battle Playlist Gets a Dose of Refreshment
Are you a BIG fan of large-scale battles, but tired of the same ole maps? 343 Industries looks like they have your back them, as they have gone through the 'Big Team Battle' maps and refreshed all the options! (MacGyver10 20:43:19 UTC) (permalink)
News September 16 2016
Look Like A Spartan, but In A Zip-Up Hoodie With No Recharging Shields
(MacGyver10 20:29:30 UTC) (permalink)
If you're just dying to look like a Spartan, but in a zip-up hoodie rather than mjolnir armor, 343 has updated their webstore with new items for the fall!
Volume 1 of The Original Halo SPV3 Soundtrack On Soundcloud and YouTube, and on iTunes Soon
The Halo SPV3 Project continues to put awesome stuff out, with the latest being Volume 1 of their original soundtrack. Jafet Meza, along with Seamus Bradd and Robbie 'Scias' Johnson, have released it in its lossless format on Soundcloud, and the traditional YouTube version for ease of listening at your auditory discernment! It might also be making its way to iTunes this weekend if you'd like to keep an eye out for it! (MacGyver10 20:22:45 UTC) (permalink)
News September 14 2016
Today, September 14th, Halo: Reach Hit Store Shelves
(MacGyver10 23:08:44 UTC) (permalink)
Davidfuchs reminded us on our forum, but today, September 14th, we remember Reach!
Morpheus Shares Koggy and Strangestick's 'Take That' Halo 3 Montage
I'm not sure if Morpheus really gets how the days of the week work, but yesterday for this week's 'Montage Monday', he shared a more recent video from Strangestick and Koggy that has a lot kills happening quickly! Warning, as some of the edits might induce seizures or fits of saying 'kids these days and their editing skills'. (MacGyver10 16:59:19 UTC) (permalink)
News September 13 2016
Feet First Into ODST-themed Goodies Next Month
(MacGyver10 20:44:03 UTC) (permalink)
Missed out on the first one and want to join up for number two? Are you a huge ODST fan? Looks like the 2nd Halo-themed LootCrate will have a 'Battle for Earth' theme and include lots of Helljumper goodies. Deadline to sign up for HaloCrate #2 is October 15th!
ForgeHub Interviews 343 and Podcasts Their Thoughts On New Forge Goodies
With the recent expansion of Halo 5's Forge offerings, the folks over at ForgeHub have been keeping themselves busy! Check out their interview with 343, or listen to their Forgecast to get more info on the map editor. (MacGyver10 20:40:58 UTC) (permalink)
News September 9 2016
The CustomsNight Crew Are Playing Custom Games Tonight, Join and Be Amazed by the Content Browser Selections!
While we're all waiting on that custom games browser said to be coming, the CustomsNight crew gets together weekly to play through all kinds of maps and gametypes. I have to imagine with the recent release of the content browser, there will be some fun matches tonight, so check out their HBO forum post to see how to join them tonight! (MacGyver10 14:58:51 UTC) (permalink)
News September 8 2016
'Month of Mythic' Continues with The Tartarus' Gavel REQ Pack
(MacGyver10 20:05:47 UTC) (permalink)
Along with the new content update, 343 is continuing their 'month of Mythic' with the Tartarus' Gavel REQ pack available in the REQ store now.
Josh Holmes Talks About the New Features for Halo 5 with 'Anvil's Legacy'
With Anvil's Legacy out now, Josh Holmes of 343 put some words down on the Xbox Wire to talk about the new features in Halo 5 on Xbox One and now on PC! (MacGyver10 20:03:22 UTC) (permalink)
Halo 5's Content Update 'Anvil's Legacy' Out Now With Patch Notes
Halo 5's latest free content update is out in the wild and waiting to be downloaded to your Xbox! New REQs, maps, Forge features and content browser await your approval in addition to the PC downloads out there. See the full patch notes at HaloWaypoint! (MacGyver10 20:00:09 UTC) (permalink)
News September 7 2016
Halo 5 Forge for PC In the Microsoft Store, Not Quite Available Yet Though
It was live for a little bit, but you can go ahead and bookmark the URL now for Halo 5's Forge on PC so that you can download it early tomorrow! (Thanks Schedonnardus!) (MacGyver10 14:28:23 UTC) (permalink)
News September 6 2016
Halo 5 Will Be Getting a CUSTOM GAMES BROWSER on PC and Xbox One
In news that doesn't seem to be getting near the press it needs, Frankie (on GAF) and Josh Holmes (on the Beyond forums) have both confirmed that some kind of CUSTOM GAMES BROWSER is coming to Halo 5 in the future! (Thanks uberfoop for the heads up!) (MacGyver10 15:41:12 UTC) (permalink)
Morpheus Shares Old, New Montage from Halzred
While he failed at achieving, he at least succeeded at posting! Morpheus is back to sharing montages, and has a uniquely-revisited, old montage remade as new. (MacGyver10 15:36:31 UTC) (permalink)
News September 2 2016
Forza Runs Over the Info on Halo's Warthog Gracing Their Shores
(MacGyver10 22:42:17 UTC) (permalink)
343 gave us their thoughts on the Warthog's inclusion into Forza Horizon with a return from this week's Canon Fodder, now it's the Forza folks time to run over the info from their perspective!
Can You Smell The Halo Archive from HBO?
The Halo Archive has shared their 'beacon' (think community update or recap) called 'Can You Smell What The Beacon is Cooking'. Read their thoughts on different Halo shenanigans and news, and get a feel for their community! (Thanks Adv Jones!) (MacGyver10 22:38:28 UTC) (permalink)
Flick Your Wrist and Stroke Some Keys, It's Halo's Forge on PC!
ChrisTheeCrappy let us know that IGN has a video up of Halo 5's Forge on PC. The 'narrator' doesn't seem to know too much about Forge, and gets some things plain wrong, but it's cool to see how the UI and mode will work! (MacGyver10 22:36:00 UTC) (permalink)
News September 1 2016
A Family That Holds Halo 5 Together?
Adv Jones stopped in with a piece she penned over at The Halo Archive. Is Fireteam Osiris really the glue that holds Halo 5 together? Go read the article and let us know your thoughts in her forum post! (MacGyver10 15:55:09 UTC) (permalink)
Racing Back Into Our Hearts, Canon Fodder Hogs the Spotlight Again
Whaaaa? Canon Fodder is back for a very special episode to discuss the upcoming feature of Halo's Hog in Forza Horizon 3! You can read how this marriage came about and more about Halo cars over at HaloWaypoint! (MacGyver10 15:16:47 UTC) (permalink)