Posts Tagged ‘Halo’

Bungie’s next game rumoured to be called “Destiny”

Bungie’s next game rumoured to be called “Destiny”

Apparently, Bungie is currently developing an MMOFPS, at least according to Kotaku’s source, who claims to have knowledge of the game’s development. He claimes that the name of Bungie’s first post Halo franchise is to be Destiny. The source claims to be one of 30 non salaried staff that Bungie recently let go. Codenamed “Tiger”, Destiny will apparently run on a brand...

Official Halo Reach Defiant Map Pack screens and video

Official Halo Reach Defiant Map Pack screens and video

March release then? Got it. For fans of Halo reach, the Defiant Map Pack has officially been confirmed for release in March for 800 Microsoft points, and will include all new Achievements worth a total of 150 Gamerscore. Halo Waypoint released the trailer for the DLC Pack, which features 3 maps; Highlands, Condemned and Unearthed. Fight competitively on Condemned, a mangled communications hub hig...

Call of Duty gets the EA parody treatment for Bulletstorm

Call of Duty gets the EA parody treatment for Bulletstorm

When Bulletstorm publisher EA released their Halo parody tv spot, it would be fair to say that not many people took serious notice. In fact, the general consensus was that EA were trying to drum up some hype for their title by taking a thinly veiled potshot at an established shooter. However, EA went one step further, and with it, they had Call of Duty firmly in their sights. Duty Calls, which is...

Microsoft register “kinectHalo.com”

Microsoft register “kinectHalo.com”

Cross brand amalgamation is something Microsoft have always excelled at, and it looks like they have plans to do so with 2 of their biggest gaming brands. As spotted on the company’s WHOis profile, MS registered the domain name KinectHalo.com in June of last year. This revelation has sparked intense speculation about the possibility of a motion controlled Halo title. It also brings 343 Indu...

Microsoft: “Committed to Core”

Microsoft: “Committed to Core”

Speaking to IGN at the Consumer Electronics Show, Microsoft’s Group Manager for PR David Dennis made a point of reassuring core gamers that they were not being abandoned. He acknowledged that despite the dizzying sales numbers that Kinect has posted (8 million units in 60 days), the core audience that got XBox Live to the position it is in at the moment will be catered for as well this year...

My game of 2010 – Halo: Reach

My game of 2010 – Halo: Reach

Halo…  If you own an Xbox then you’re undoubtedly familiar with the title, it might not be your favourite game, but it’s definitely the leading Xbox 360 exclusive.  If you’re a Halo fan, then the chances are you’ve already been thundering around the multiplayer maps with your jetpack and have finished the campaign for the umpteenth time.  But, if you’re one of those patient types w...

Halo: Reach Noble map pack – Out Now

Halo: Reach Noble map pack – Out Now

Three new multiplayer maps are now available for Halo: Reach.  Noble map pack 1 features “Anchor 9”, “Breakpoint” and “Tempest” for 800 Microsoft points.  You can play the new maps in an exclusive DLC hopper that Bungie have set up for those wanting to gorge on nothing, but lovely new map newness.  As added incentive, the Noble map pack comes packed with an additional 250 Gamerscor...

Halo: Reach rank cap busted

Halo: Reach rank cap busted

Right then, time to get things moving again, so let’s kick-off with a bit of Halo: Reach news hot off the press… Those of you that have been hammering away at the Halo: Reach daily and weekly challenges (or those of you pulling off the rather cheaty Oni spam trick) will have undoubtedly bumped their head on the rank cap.  Doubtlessly you’re all clamouring for more armour permutations, but ...

Reach: video montage

Reach: video montage

Okay, okay, I know that the Reach Beta finished ages ago and probably most of you have forgotten what all the fuss was about. Why bring it up now when there’s now a massive void of nothing for Halo fans until September 14th? Well, those kind folk at Bungie have compiled a video montage of some of the best, and worst, of the Reach Beta.

Halo: Reach release date

Halo: Reach release date

Halo: Reach – heard of it? Apparently you play the part of a well armoured plumber, who likes nothing better than collecting coins and freeing princesses… Of course I jest, and of course you’ve heard of Halo: Reach. What you may not yet know is the release date for Bungie’s behemoth FPS… September 14th 2010!