Tag Archives: halo 1

Halo 1 Beach LAN Event Announced

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Aug 1, 2016

Fan of Halo 1? Well you’re in luck! The 5th annual Beach LAN and 2nd annual tournament that takes place down near Tampa Florida starting this Saturday on Twitch with over $3,500 in prizes. The Beach LAN is the largest gathering of skilled Halo CE players throughout the world. The numbers and players in attendance vary from year to year but on...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Has Gone Gold!

By : Rhys Weir | Fri, Oct 17, 2014

UPDATE: Pre-purchase is now available on the Xbox One system and on the Xbox.com website. Today, 343 Industries announced that Halo: The Master Chief Collection has officially gone golden, meaning the game is now finished and being mass produced onto Bluray discs in time for the games release on November 11th, 2014! From the start, our philosophy...

New Halo: CE Gameplay [Master Chief Collection]

By : Ray Smith | Tue, Oct 14, 2014

A few weeks back we got a first look at Halo: Combat Evolved for The Master Chief Collection via the Halo Bulletin. After months of waiting we are getting our first glimpse of what the single player and multiplayer will look like on the Xbox One, running at a blistering 1080p and 60 FPS. This will also be the first time Halo: Combat Evolved will ever...

New Medals Coming To Halo 1 & Halo 2

By : Joe B. | Tue, Oct 7, 2014

UPDATE: Tonight in the Halo Bulletin, Bravo released images of the new medals coming to The Master Chief Collection this Fall! In thinking about multiplayer medal design for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, we wanted to be mindful of how players new and old want to track their accomplishments, and this is one of the reasons we allow medal display...

The Master Chief Collection – What We Know So Far

By : Rhys Weir | Sat, Oct 4, 2014

It has been four months since I’ve done one of these and man, we have a lot of talk about. Since E3 2014, a lot of new information about not only Halo 2: Anniversary but Halo: The Master Chief Collection as a whole has been released. With a little more than a month left until launch, should we recap on what has happened in those four months? Yes?...

Master Chief Collection Q&A

By : Ray Smith | Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Earlier this week, Bravo took questions from the community about the upcoming release of the Master Chief Collection. Below are some of the more popular questions the community might find valuable from the bulletin. Thanks to 343 Industries and Bravo for taking time to answer these. Q: What about the new H2A engine for multiplayer? Will the Anniversary...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Rumored

By : Rhys Weir | Sat, May 17, 2014

This is a great week for Halo fans. Following the announcement of Halo 5: Guardians releasing in 2015, rumors have been running rampant about something called “Halo: The Master Chief Collection”. Engadget is reporting that Halo CE, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 will be “collected in a Master Chief-focused HD remaster coming from Microsoft.”   Twitter...

Favorite Halo Easter Eggs

By : Rhys Weir | Sat, Apr 19, 2014

In the spirit of Easter, and most of you scoffing your faces with delicious chocolate eggs, we thought we’d compile a list of our favorite Halo Easter Eggs across all games in the franchise. Before we start, if you are unaware what an easter egg is, it is usually something hidden in a video game that the developers placed for a bit of a joke....

XBConnect May Shut Down [Update]

By : Ray Smith | Fri, Dec 13, 2013

UPDATE: Within three days more than €400 has been donated surpassing the goal of  €300. Like a lot of old-school Halo players, XBConnect was something special and unique to me.  I have fond memories of playing Halo CE 2v2 on-host and abusing the hell out of it on Hang Em’ High with friends, then eventually using the service as a life...