Tag «Halo»

NEWS – 343 Giving Away Halo 3: ODST And Other Goodies To Try And Restore Faith

You know what sucked about Halo: The Master Chief Collection? Pretty much everything. 343 Industries released a broken game that had numerous issues including a completely broken online matching making system. They tried (and are still trying) to fix everything through required patches but these mandatory updates are filling precious hard drive space and still …

NEWS – Xbox Live Games for Gold Sept 2014 Announced

There will be a total of four free games during the month of September for Xbox Live gold members, three of which are new and one is a repeat from last month. Xbox One owners can download Super Time Force, which replaces Strike Suit Zero, and Crimson Dragon for free until the end of September …

NEWS – Halo Master Chief Collection Officially Announced

During Microsoft’s E3 presentation today, the Halo: Master Chief Collection was announced for the Xbox One. It will be released on Nov 11<sup>th</sup>, the 10 year anniversary of Halo 2, and will retail for $60. All Master Chief based Halo games will be included: Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4 along …

NEWS – Halo: Silentium Now Available

Tor Books and 343 Industries has released a new hardcover, audiobook, eBook, and trade paperback edition of Halo: Silentium by Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Greg Bear. In the third instalment of “The Forerunner Saga,” Bear delves into the last years of the Forerunner Empire, a civilization where chaos rules. The Flood—a horrifying shape-changing parasite—has …

NEWS – Halo: Spartan Assault Release Date Details

The first Halo game to be released on Xbox One will be arriving on December 24th for $14.99.  The Xbox 360 version will be released sometime in January.  Spartan Assault is a product of Microsoft, 343, and Vanguard Games. The good news is, if you already purchased Spartan Assault for Window8 or WP8 this Xbox …

NEWS – October 2013 Free Games for XBL Gold

Starting October 1, 2013 Xbox Live Gold members can download Might & Magic Clash of Heroes for free until October 14th.  Normally a $15 download, this puzzle game was originally created for the Nintendo DS then ported over to XBLA. Then, starting on October 15th, Halo 3 will be available for free for Xbox Live …

NEWS – Halo Mortal Dictata Announced

Tor Books has just announced another Halo novel set for a January release.  Details about this novel are still under wraps.  Official release below: Tor Books and 343 Industries are excited to announce the forthcoming January 2014 publication of Halo: MORTAL DICTATA by #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Traviss. Traviss has penned #1 …

REVIEW – Kontrol Freek – INFINITY and HAVOK Analog Stick Accessory Review

Back in 2009, Kontrol Freek released a couple of controller attachments: the FPS Freek, designed for First Person Shooters, and the Speed Freek which was designed for racing games. For around $10, these analog stick doohickeys were marketed towards the more hardcore gamer looking to gain a slight edge during competitive gaming. Listening to fans …