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Halo: Combat Evolved PC testing begins next month

Halo: Combat Evolved PC testing begins next month

At this point, it seems safe to say that the reaction to Halo: Reach on PC has been pretty solid overall. However, Halo: Reach is just one piece of the puzzle, as 343 Industries plans to bring the entire Master Chief Collection to PC as well. Since the Master Chief Collection encompases the first four mainline Halo games along with Halo 3: ODST and Halo: Reach, 343 certainly has its work cut out for it.

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Halo Infinite concept art teases big things for Master Chief’s return

Halo Infinite concept art teases big things for Master Chief’s return

Way back at E3 2018, Microsoft revealed Halo Infinite as the next title in the long running Halo series. The company didn't have much to say about the game during that show, but a year later it went back to E3 with a new trailer in tow. Unsurprisingly, new details on Halo Infinite have been sparse since then, and since the game won't be out until holiday 2020, it'll probably be a while yet before we get anything substantial.

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PC players give Halo: Reach a warm welcome

PC players give Halo: Reach a warm welcome

Earlier this week, 343 Industries and Microsoft added Halo: Reach to the Master Chief Collection on both Xbox and PC. This was a big launch for PC players, because it's the first release for the Master Chief Collection. More importantly, it's the first mainline Halo game to release on PC in more than a decade, with the last one being Halo 2 way back in 2007.

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Project xCloud Preview launched with free Halo, Gears 5: Here’s how to sign up

Project xCloud Preview launched with free Halo, Gears 5: Here’s how to sign up

The Microsoft game streaming system Project xCloud Preview sign-up form was revealed by Microsoft this afternoon. Microsoft is one of several companies attempting to take part in the game streaming market that'll likely take the place of the current gaming market model of buying individual units. This is a whole lot like what's happened to the video and music markets over the past decade, with services like Spotify and Netflix leading the charge.

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Halo: Master Chief Collection PC release confirmed: The good and bad news

Halo: Master Chief Collection PC release confirmed: The good and bad news

As we speculated earlier this week, Microsoft plans to bring Halo: The Master Chief Collection to PC. The announcement is one of two pieces of good news -- the company is also adding Halo: Reach to the MCC. PC gamers will be able to get their hands on the collection via Steam and the Microsoft Store, but there's a catch that might disappoint some players.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection may have some PC good news

Halo: The Master Chief Collection may have some PC good news

For years, the mainline Halo series has been exclusive to Microsoft's Xbox consoles. That will all be changing with the eventual release of Halo Infinite, which was announced for both Xbox One and Windows PCs. While we wait for Halo Infinite to arrive, fans are wondering if Microsoft will bring some of its older Halo releases to PC, namely games like Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

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343 Industries and non-profit launch Halo-themed prosthetic for kids

343 Industries and non-profit launch Halo-themed prosthetic for kids

343 Industries has teamed with Limbitless Solutions to offer a new Halo-themed prosthetic created using 3D printing technology. The prosthetic is targeted at children, offering them a "cost-effective" artificial limb with an empowering, fun design. The non-profit organization, which also offers other stylish and fun prosthetic designs, donates its prostheses to the recipients for free.

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Halo arcade game now available at Dave & Buster’s in North America

Halo arcade game now available at Dave & Buster’s in North America

During E3 2018, Microsoft revealed Halo: Fireteam Raven, an arcade game based on the popular video game franchise. The arcade game is exactly what it sounds like: a physical gaming device that can be installed in arcades, giving players the chance to experience Halo in a new way. The first of those arcade units are now available to play in the US and Canada, and they'll be arriving in other countries soon.

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Halo Infinite Battle Royale: Don’t get your hopes up

Halo Infinite Battle Royale: Don’t get your hopes up

Battle royale is a genre that's quickly taking the world by storm. On the heels of successful titles like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, many developers have started implementing battle royale modes in their own games. This is starting to extend to long-running, triple-A game franchises as well, with Call of Duty and Battlefield both slated to get battle royale modes in this year's releases.

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Showtime is finally getting a Halo TV series off the ground

Showtime is finally getting a Halo TV series off the ground

Ever since Halo first arrived on the scene back in 2001, there have been repeated talks of movies and TV shows that haven't really gone anywhere. 17 years later, that's all changing, as Showtime has ordered 10 episodes of a new drama based on Microsoft's massive gaming franchise. It seems that, at long last, Halo will be making the jump to the world of entertainment with this series.

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Halo Infinite revealed for Xbox One and Windows 10

Halo Infinite revealed for Xbox One and Windows 10

We had a feeling that a new Halo title might make an appearance during Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference, and sure enough, one did. In fact, Microsoft wasted little time in announcing this new Halo title, dubbed Halo Infinite, kicking off its show with the reveal trailer for the game. It looks like we'll be joining Master Chief on another space-faring adventure soon.

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Halo: Fireteam Raven ain’t your grandfather’s arcade cabinet

Halo: Fireteam Raven ain’t your grandfather’s arcade cabinet

Retro is the in thing in gaming these days and everyone has a unique spin to them. Nintendo, for example, started miniaturizing its iconic home consoles. Microsoft and Halo developers 343 Industries, however, went the completely opposite route. Working with legendary arcade makers Raw Thrills and Play Mechanix, the three companies are bringing a slice of the Halo franchise to arcade cabinet with a twist. Halo: Fireteam Raven needs four people to play on a gigantic coin-operated 130-inch screen cabinet.

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