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,

Update: A detailed list of games with confirmed updates is as follows: Anthem Ashen Ark: Survival Evolved The Artful Escape Assassin’s Creed: Origins Astroneer Black Desert Chess Ultra Code Vein Crackdown 3 The Darwin Project Dead Rising 4 Deep Rock Galactic

Microsoft has detailed the freebies that will be distributed to those who use Mixer over E3. Originally planned for those who streamed Microsoft’s press conference, the promotion has been extended. “For anyone who had trouble logging into Mixer during the

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 Wars: Definitive Edition will be offered as a standalone purchase on Xbox One and PC later this week, Microsoft has confirmed. The remastered RTS title will go on sale from as early as Thursday, 20 April, though it’s more

Halo Wars 2 now supports chat-to-text transcription, Microsoft has advised. The feature works in both directions: Speech-to-text provides the ability to convert all player’s voice communications in the game chat into text, so the player using this feature can read

On this episode of The GAP Luke Lawrie and Nathan Lawrence talk about the busy start to the year and catch up with a few things Nathan has been getting up to since last on. The games they’ve been playing

Target’s eBay store is having a huge sale on games and accessories. Best yet, if you spend $50 AUD or more in store, you’ll receive $20 AUD off your order. Use coupon code CDARKER at checkout to take advantage. Here

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

We’re in a new year, and that means new games. Here’s what to expect over February 2017 here in Australia*: Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World Saturday, 4 February 2017 3DS Nioh Wednesday, 8 February 2017 PS4 For Honor Tuesday, 14

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