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Halo Wars Latest News - Xbox 360

Game Description:Experience the battles that started it all in this combat-strategy saga that unfolds in the storied universe of Halo. Set in the time before the original Halo first-person shooter, Halo Wars begins aboard a ship, the Spirit of Fire, retrofitted for UNSC military use. Lead legions of UNSC soldiers, Scorpions, Warthogs, and more into combat as you experience the first battles in the war against the Covenant. Choose the right leaders to carry out your battlefield strategy, move units, command troops, attack, counterattack, and crush your opponents in large-scale Halo battles. Online multiplayer battles let up to six commanders match wits using UNSC or Covenant forces.
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  • Why The Halo Movie Didn't Happen

    Way back in 2005, Microsoft made a serious play to create a blockbuster, tentpole Halo movie. The author of 28 Days Later was paid a million bucks to write a script. Fox and Universal were working with Microsoft to put it together. Denzel Washington was rumored to be interested in starring as Master Chief. Everyone was predicting huge things......

    Posted April 19, 2012

    Why The Halo Movie Didn't Happen
  • Halo Adds New Waypoint Features, Motion Comic, Avatar Items

    As if to remind you that Halo is still awesome, a slew of new Halo content is coming your way, via the Halo Waypoint. Waypoint, described as "your source for Halo news, community content and insight into the Halo universe," is adding some new features, including making your Halo: Reach service record accessible from Waypoint, as well...

    Posted April 13, 2011

    Halo Adds New Waypoint Features, Motion Comic, Avatar Items
  • Halo Wars Patch Glitch: Fix Is Here

    Halo Wars players get a lot of grief. A few weeks ago, it looked like Microsoft was set to turn off the game's leaderboards and stat-tracking, and last week, a patch was released that seems to be hanging up games and ruining people's fun. The patch was designed to fix some problems with the game's cut-scenes, which it did, but with unintended...

    Posted December 21, 2010

    Halo Wars Patch Glitch: Fix Is Here
  • More Frequent Halo Releases Planned

    Halo: Reach came out a year after Halo 3: ODST, and there was even less of a gap between Halo: Wars and ODST. Look for this trend to continue. According to Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Game Studios Phil Spencer, "There's no explicit strategy that says we're to ship a Halo game every year. I will say I think one Halo game every...

    Posted September 22, 2010

    More Frequent Halo Releases Planned
  • Halo: Reach Forge Mode and Multiplayer Previews

    It's raining Halo, more specifically Halo: Reach, as we get closer and closer to launch day. The latest videos from the front are this pair of videos from X-Play, showcasing the revamped Forge mode and the Multiplayer game inside Halo: Reach. Bungie's creative director, Marcus Lehto, gives us a full tour of what to expect. Amazing how far this...

    Posted September 2, 2010

    Halo: Reach Forge Mode and Multiplayer Previews
  • Halo: Reach Release Date: September 14

    Halo: Reach has a release date. The game will be out worldwide on September 14. “Halo: Reach is the culmination of a decade of Halo, a franchise that has become a global entertainment and pop-culture touchstone,” said Phil Spencer, corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios at Microsoft Corp. in a statement “Just as...

    Posted May 24, 2010

    Halo: Reach Release Date: September 14
  • Bungie's Next GameTo Have Action-RPG Elements?

    Bungie might not be willing to share any substantial details on their next, Activision-published project, but that doesn’t mean the gaming world will refrain from speculating about what the developer’s next massive game/franchise will end up being (My money is still on a total overhaul of Bungie’s first shooter series,...

    Posted May 4, 2010

    Bungie's Next GameTo Have Action-RPG Elements?
  • X-Play Comedy Presents Master Chief Theater -- Hamlet

    In honor of yesterday’s Bungie/Activision partnership announcement, X-Play presents the newest installment in their Master Chief Theater. In this episode, the case of Halo reenact William Shakespeare’s epic tragedy Hamlet. Enjoy. Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted April 30, 2010

    X-Play Comedy Presents Master Chief Theater -- Hamlet
  • Why Bungie's Deal With Activision Lasts 10 Years: They Have A Plan

    It's one thing to sign a publishing agreement for a new game, it's quite another to propose one that lasts an entire decade. Yet, Bungie and Activision announced a 10-year partnership yesterday morning. It didn't take long for people to start wondering about the 10-year marker. In an interview conducted just hours after the news began making...

    Posted April 30, 2010

    Why Bungie's Deal With Activision Lasts 10 Years: They Have A Plan
  • Activision Comments On Bungie Partnership, Analyst Predicts Subscription Service

    On the same day that Activision and Bungie announced their 10-year, industry rattling partnership, Activision Blizzard senior vice president of worldwide studios Brian Ward made an appearance at today’s LA Games Conference in Los Angeles. During a panel discussion in which Ward participated, one of the main topics was subscription-based...

    Posted April 29, 2010

    Activision Comments On Bungie Partnership, Analyst Predicts Subscription Service
  • The Future Of Bungie -- Halo Creator Talks New Games And Signing With Activision

    Activision and Bungie dropped a bombshell surprise on the video game industry early this morning when the two announced a 10-year partnership for a brand-new intellectual property (Bungie, Microsoft and Sony have all since issued statements). In this case, however, Bungie will own their next project, while Activision's signed up to...

    Posted April 29, 2010

    The Future Of Bungie -- Halo Creator Talks New Games And Signing With Activision
  • Sony Calls Bungie Deal And Multi-Platform Plans "Great For All Gamers"

    If you haven't heard, Activision and Bungie are working together. As part of the new deal, Bungie said it's expanding into mulit-platform development. So far, the studio hasn't named which platforms it's looking at, but given the company's tech-happy games, PlayStation 3 seems very likely. Obviously, this news makes Sony very happy. The company...

    Posted April 29, 2010

    Sony Calls Bungie Deal And Multi-Platform Plans "Great For All Gamers"
  • Microsoft Reacts To Activision, Bungie Deal

    Bungie is still working with their former owners, Microsoft, on Bungie's potentially last Halo game, Halo: Reach. Activision and Bungie's decade-long publishing partnership for an upcoming intellectual property comes as Halo: Reach is about to enter beta for a select number of users. What does Microsoft think about the deal? The company has...

    Posted April 29, 2010

    Microsoft Reacts To Activision, Bungie Deal
  • Bungle Releases First Statement On 10-Year Partnership With Activision

    Microsoft isn't going to publish Bungie's next intellectual property, Activision is. Your mind might have melted a bit, but don't worry, the rest of the industry is still reeling from it, too. What's behind Bungie's decision? The studio should be making the rounds with the press this morning to explain themselves, but Bungie released a brief...

    Posted April 29, 2010

    Bungle Releases First Statement On 10-Year Partnership With Activision
  • Industry Shocker: Halo Developer Bungie Studios Signs Deal With Activision

    [UPDATE: For more on this story, check out our Bungie interview, and comments from Microsoft, Sony and Bungie.] As the drama surrounding Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward continues to unfold, Activision has dropped a new bombshell: the company has signed a 10-year publishing agreement with Bungie to bring its "next big action game...

    Posted April 29, 2010

    Industry Shocker: Halo Developer Bungie Studios Signs Deal With Activision
  • The Future of Halo with Frank O'Connor

    Posted: November 23, 2011

    26,603 Views | 02:58

  • On Location with Halo Fest PAX Prime 2011

    Posted: September 10, 2011

    12,615 Views | 02:34

  • Bungie 20th Anniversary: Multiplayer Legacy

    Posted: July 7, 2011

    20,031 Views | 02:47

  • Bungie 20th Anniversary: Bungie Day

    Posted: July 7, 2011

    25,052 Views | 02:44

  • Bungie 20th Anniversary: The Music of Marty O'Donnell

    Posted: July 6, 2011

    9,947 Views | 02:22

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