Tag Archives: Dan Ayoub

Dan Ayoub Leaves 343 Industries

By : Ryan Cox | Thu, May 11, 2017

In the most recent Halo Community Update, it was announced that Dan Ayoub, Studio Head for Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Halo Wars 2, will be leaving 343 Industries. The fond farewell given by 343 Industries’ Community Manager Brian Jarrard: “Today we’re sad to be saying bon voyage to one of our own, as Dan Ayoub – who’s...

343 Industries Details Halo Wars 2 Post-Beta Changes

By : Ryan Cox | Thu, Aug 11, 2016

The Halo Wars 2 Beta was revealed at E3 2016, and lasted for more than two weeks, allowing fans to test and play the newest iteration of Halo Wars, the premiere strategy game set in the Halo universe. The Beta featured two modes and two maps, just a slice of the full content that will be available in the final game. Today, Dan Ayoub of 343i shared a...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection – 100 Days Later

By : Rhys Weir | Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Halo: The Master Chief Collection was announced back at E3 2014. Shortly before the event, numerous leaks were slipping out from 343 Industries about what title we would be receiving for Fall 2014. When the announcement came out that Halo 5: Guardians would be releasing in 2015, many fans were eager to hear of a possible Halo 2 Anniversary or something...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Matchmaking Fixes

By : Joe B. | Wed, Dec 3, 2014

UPDATE: After releasing two content updates, many players have still not seen any improvement to matchmaking in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Bonnie Ross, Studio Head at 343 Industries has said that another content update (which will aim to solely fix matchmaking issues) will hopefully release today. @sonicpoop @hardlite @willko86 Ideally we'll...

343 Industries Apologize For 20GB Day One Patch

By : Rhys Weir | Mon, Oct 20, 2014

For those of you who haven’t heard yet, Halo: The Master Chief Collection recently went gold which means the game is now finished and is being printed on discs around the world in time for the November 11th release. While this is great news that the game is ready a few weeks in advance, there is also some bad news. Players who pick up Halo: The...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Achievements

By : Rhys Weir | Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Achievements have always played a huge part in Halo. Ever since Halo 3 released, players have always aimed to complete every Halo game and max our their gamerscore. Back at E3 2014 when Dan Ayoub took to the stage to announce Halo: The Master Chief Collection, he ended the announcement with “And finally because achievements are awesome…...

Halo 2 Anniversary’s Campaign isn’t 1080p

By : Rhys Weir | Tue, Oct 7, 2014

A few months ago, 343 Industries commented saying they were having difficulties getting Halo 2 Anniversary’s Campaign running at 1080p. This is because the game is not only running the original graphics engine from 2004, but also running on a newly created engine by Sabre Interactive for the 2014 remaster. In an interview with IGN, Dan Ayoub...

Master Chief Collection Release Date For Europe

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Jun 18, 2014

UPDATE: Bravo of 343 Industries stopped by our forums to update us on the situation: “Friday is the typical launch day for the majority of game releases across Europe.  The November 14th release date for Halo: The Master Chief Collection is simply aligning to the typical process for retailers in Europe, as are other Xbox first-party releases...

Halo 2 Anniversary Cairo Station Gameplay

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Jun 9, 2014

A few hours after Microsoft’s E3 Conference, IGN brought 343 on their live stream to showcase some exclusive Halo 2: Anniversary Cairo Station gameplay. This time, Frank O’Connor and Dan Ayoub showcase the Cairo Station level in the new remastered graphics. Below is new gameplay footage of this level remastered in HD. This video answers...