All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘halo’

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Casts Christina Chong

English actress Christina Chong has been cast in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII. Details on the casting remain vague, but it’s been revealed that Chong, who was featured on Doctor Who and 24: Live Another Day, will play a minor role. Chong will join cast mates Lupita Nyong’o, Crystal Clarke, Gwendoline Christie and Daisy Ridley. It’s been reported …

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Microsoft’s Siri Competitor To Be Named Cortana

Apple has Siri and Google has Google Voice Search/Google Now. Microsoft is the only one out of the big three that has yet to make its own personal assistant/potential love interest. If recent rumors come to fruition, however, Microsoft may have the most easily recognizable assistant of them all. The Verge reports that the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 will ship …

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‘Halo: Spartan Assault’ Coming to Xbox One on December 24

Earlier this year Microsoft announced that Halo: Spartan Assault would be making its way to Xbox One and Xbox 360 in the near future. The top-down shooter had originally debuted on Windows 8 and Windows Phone devices. Today Microsoft finally revealed that Spartan Assault will be hitting the Xbox One just in time for Christmas on December 24. The title …

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Halo: Spartan Assault is Coming to Xbox Consoles

Earlier this year, Microsoft debuted a Halo-branded top-down shooter called Halo: Spartan Assault. The game was designed primarily with tablets and smartphones in mind, and Microsoft tried to used the game to sell Windows Phone 8 smartphones and the Windows 8 OS by limiting access to the game to those platforms. Obviously, with Windows Phone 8 representing a minuscule share …

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New Destiny Details Revealed in Developer Video

Not much has been learned about Destiny, developer Bungie’s upcoming mmo open-world shooter, since its gameplay reveal during Sony’s big E3 presentation. A commentary video for the game’s E3 gameplay demo let slip a few details, but nothing on the scale that gamers are looking for with a game as hyped as Destiny. Today, Bungie has released a new developer …

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Halo: Spartan Assault Is Now Out On Windows 8 Devices

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it would be bringing an entirely new Halo title to Windows 8 devices. The game – Halo: Spartan Assault – would be set between the events of Halo 3 and Halo 4, and feature an entirely new story set within the Halo universe. Here’s the official synopsis: The game takes place between Halo 3 …

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Halo 4 Champions Bundle DLC Announced, Coming August 20

Halo 4 is getting some more DLC next month that adds new maps, new armor and even a new game mode to the mix. Microsoft Studios announced on Saturday that it will be releasing three new DLC packs on August 20. The three packs, while available separately, will be sold together as the Champions Bundle for $10. Here’s what you’ll …

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Learn More About Destiny From Its Creators

It didn’t clean up the E3 awards like Titanfall did, but Bungie’s Destiny is still a game to keep your eye on. It’s an incredibly ambitious title that combines the storytelling of a title like Halo with the MMO shooter gameplay of a game like Defiance. At E3 2013, we finally got to see a pretty big chunk of gameplay …

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Halo Makes The Jump To PC And Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has a certain strategy for its platforms that aren’t doing so well. That strategy is just to slap Halo on it, and hope fans of the sci-fi shooter franchise buy into it. The Halo-themed Zune strategy didn’t work out too well, but maybe an actual game will work for Windows Phone 8. Microsoft Game Studios announced today that its …

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Halo 4 Trailer Released For New Map Pack

Though it’s often baffling that the shooter genre has spawned the most successful console franchises, a little observations could reveal why. Game franchises such as Call of Duty and Borderlands are well-supported by their developers and new content is being released for the titles on a nearly bi-monthly basis. Now, this could be a chicken-and-the-egg problem of which came first, …

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Halo Creators Unveil Their New Game, Destiny

When Bungie abandoned the Halo franchise, gamers worried that the future of the series would be in jeopardy. Luckily, Halo landed in the capable hands of 343 studios, and the legend of Master Chief will continue for years to come. What could possibly entice Bungie into giving up Halo, its baby and one of the most successful game series ever? …

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Bungie to Reveal Destiny on February 17

Ever since Halo Reach was released in 2010, fans of developer Bungie have been waiting patiently for the next major release from the company. Today, Bungie has finally begun to talk about its new project, Destiny. From the announcement at Bungie’s website: In a matter of days, we’re going to give you your first glimpse into the vision and ambition …

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