A number of grassroots Halo 5: Guardians tournaments will be hosted at Microsoft Stores around world, Microsoft recently announced. Spartans can expect the tournaments starting in August in stores across United States, Puerto Rico and Australia. The events will run through until October.

Microsoft today announced a number of Halo-themed news as part of its Halo Summer Celebration event. First, Xbox 360 titles Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4, and Halo: CE Anniversary will soon be backwards compatible on Xbox One, offering LAN and multiplayer options. “Additionally,

Halo‘s 343 Industries has taken to Reddit to assert it is not working on Halo 3: Anniversary Edition. The developer recently said it was preparing something for E3 2017 that wasn’t Halo 6. While we thought the announcement was likely tied to

Don’t expect Halo 6 to be shown at E3 2017, 343 Industries has advised, also indicating it’ll have something else to show off instead. 343’s Brian Jarrard took to Reddit with the news, saying the developer will have “a little something at

Halo 5: Guardians developer 343 Industries has admitted a focus away from Master Chief was a mistake. “We took some digs for storytelling in Halo 5, but they were absolutely merited. We very much realized that people wanted Master Chief’s story

343 Industries Studio Head Bonnie Ross has used the DICE Summit 2017 to confirm that every new Halo first-person shooter will include split-screen capabilities. Ross was frank about mistakes made by 343 Industries, who were passed the Halo torch by Microsoft after

Halo Wars 2 has a bunch of microtransactions, and we’ve their Australian price points. Here’s what extra Blitz card packs will cost you, with all prices in AUD: 3 packs: $5.35 10 packs: $14.95 (16% discount) 23 packs: $29.95 (27%

Halo Wars 2: Review

Microsoft’s Halo franchise, now under the control of 343 Industries is a juggernaut, spawning mobile twin-stick shooters and real-time strategy options in addition to the first-person shooter it so humbly began as. The latest in the ever-expanding Halo universe is

343 Industries and The Creative Assembly have detailed changes planned for Halo Wars 2 as a result of its recent beta. The changes were detailed in a recent Halo Waypoint blog post. Changes include:  Reduced the Locust and Bloodfuel Locust

Xbox head Phil Spencer has taken to Twitter to confirm that “longer standing engine reasons” are stopping Halo Wars 2 from offering cross-play multiplayer across Windows PC and Xbox One. Spencer added he hopes this will be corrected going forward. @KeenS805

Halo Wars 2: Preview

According to Clay Jensen, Design Director at 343 Industries, Halo Wars 2 has been the most requested game in the series after Halo 5: Guardians. As someone unfamiliar with the original spin-off RTS title, I found Halo Wars 2 accessible for

Stevivor sat down with 343 Industries’ Clay Jensen earlier in the week to discuss Halo Wars 2. In the video below, Jensen discusses Blitz mode (now in beta), alongside competitive play opportunities and more. Stay tuned for a full preview. Halo

Speaking with FenixBazaar, 343 Industries’ Clay Jensen confirmed that Halo Wars 2 will not have HDR support on the Xbox One S. “I wish that I could say yes,” Jensen said. “Unfortunately, we are not going to have HDR support for Halo Wars 2.

Creative Assembly and 343 Industries today confirmed that Halo Wars 2 will host another multiplayer beta ahead of its February launch. During 20-30 January, players will have the chance to play the title’s new, card-based mode, Blitz. The beta will

Speaking with Stevivor, 343 Industries’ Bonnie Ross said that Halo Wars 2 signifies the franchise’s renewed commitment to PC and its players. “We want to be really deliberate, and that’s actually why we lead with Halo Wars 2,” Ross said of the franchise and its

Speaking with Stevivor, 343 Industries Kevin Grace explained just how Halo Wars 2 will fit into the larger Halo universe. “The Halo universe is a great big universe, and so Cortana is getting up to her shenanigans — galactically-threatening shenanigans — over