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Halo 4 launch day players greeted with server issues

Halo 4 launch day players greeted with server issues

We knew the launch of Halo 4 was going to be a big one, especially after the excellent reviews started hitting, but today we're finding out that it might be a bit too big for the folks at 343 Industries to handle. There are obviously a ton of people trying to play Halo 4 online right this very moment, and it seems that a number of them are experiencing issues with the multiplayer servers. This is hardly a surprise, considering that many big games hit a few road bumps on launch day, but it's still a bummer nonetheless.

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Microsoft floats massive Halo 4 glyph over London

Microsoft floats massive Halo 4 glyph over London

To celebrate the launch of the video game Halo 4, Microsoft tied a gigantic Halo 4 glyph underneath a helicopter and flew it over London. According to Microsoft, the glyph symbol is one of the largest and brightest man-made structures ever to be flown over capital city. Gigantic glyph was 50-feet in diameter and weighed over 3 tons.

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Halo 4 reintroduces us to Master Chief tomorrow

Halo 4 reintroduces us to Master Chief tomorrow

Just a reminder for all of you Halo fans out there: Halo 4 will be launching in the US just a few hours from now. Starting at midnight local time, Halo 4 will become available all across the country, giving players a chance to continue the story after the 5-year absence of Master Chief. 5 years might as well be an eternity when we're talking about video games, so it's easy to see why many gamers are eager to catch up with the Chief.

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343 Industries cracks down on Halo 4 sexism

343 Industries cracks down on Halo 4 sexism

We wish we could say otherwise, but unfortunately, sexism is something that runs rampant in our online gaming communities like Xbox Live and PSN. It seems that women who take their game online risk becoming the target of some kind of sexist comment every time they do, but fortunately, 343 Industries and Microsoft are going to do something about it. Trolls be warned, because if you begin flinging sexist remarks around in lobbies or in private messages while playing Halo 4, you might just earn yourself a lifetime ban from Xbox Live.

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Microsoft transforms a country for Halo 4 launch

Microsoft transforms a country for Halo 4 launch

Microsoft has transformed the Principality of Liechtenstein for the launch of Halo 4. Microsoft tells the transformation is the world's first and says is the only brand to ever transform the country by taking over some of its most iconic landmarks. Among the landmarks that Microsoft took over include a 13th-century castle and a working mine.

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Halo 4 War Games Map Pass detailed and priced

Halo 4 War Games Map Pass detailed and priced

Halo 4 is on the horizon, and just like most of the Halo games before it, we can expect an offering of DLC map packs to keep us playing well into the next year. Today, Microsoft announced the Halo 4 War Games Map Pass, which is just the company's fancy name for those DLC season passes that seem to be so popular these days. By purchasing the Halo 4 War Games Map Pass, you save 15% on the cost of buying each of Halo 4's three map packs separately, so this is a good idea for those who already know they'll be buying all of the Halo 4 DLC 343 Industries and Microsoft put out.

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Halo 4 pirates feel the wrath of Microsoft’s banhammer

Halo 4 pirates feel the wrath of Microsoft’s banhammer

Halo 4 will definitely be one of the biggest games of the year, so it really isn't much of a surprise that some Xbox 360 owners are eager to download a pirated version of the game that popped up on torrent sites over the weekend. Microsoft isn't taking this leak lightly though, as MCV reports that the company is handing out permanent Xbox Live bans to anyone caught playing the game with their console connected to the Internet. In other words, you might want to think twice before taking advantage of those Halo 4 torrents.

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343 Industries releases list of Halo 4 achievements

343 Industries releases list of Halo 4 achievements

There's still a few months left before Halo 4 is released to the eager masses, but while we wait, why not peruse the list of achievements we have posted after the jump? 343 Industries has released the entire line-up of cheevos for the highly-anticipated game, complete with a Gamerscore value for each. Be warned though: the list contains spoilers, so if you read further than this sentence and ruin the story, you'll have no one to blame but yourself.

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