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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Machinima’

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 5 – The Rescue

The conclusion to Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn gives a glimpse into what it would be like to be one of those UNSC soldiers that occasionally accompany Master Chief on his adventures. I can’t speak for others, but I barely notice when one of those soldiers dies while playing a Halo game. Thankfully for Forward Unto Dawn, the real Master …

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 4 Reveals a Savior

Previous episodes of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn have focused on Thomas Lasky – both his past and the struggles he faces at the academy as a result of his temperament and his family’s UNSC fame. This week’s episode propels Lasky into a leadership position and forces him to disregard his hesitations. For those who haven’t been keeping up with …

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 3 Kicks Up the Action

When I spoke with the executive producers of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn this week it was hinted at that the series would be taking an action-packed turn. Today, the third episode was unveiled and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. For those unaware, Forward Unto Dawn is a live-action Halo web series that follows the early story of Thomas Lasky, a …

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 2 Released

Today the second episode of the live-action Halo web series Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn was released on Machinima and Halo Waypoint. For those who haven’t seen the first episode, the series chronicles the training of Hastati Squad, a group of recruits to the UNSC Corbulo Academy of Military Science. The UNSC is as war with insurrectionist colonists on disparate …

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Episode 1 Premieres

Today the live-action Halo web series Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn premiered. For the last few weeks, Halo Waypoint and Machinima Prime have been releasing short trailers for the series, giving a preview of what the series will hold. Forward Unto Dawn will air in weekly installments up until the release of Halo 4 on November 6th. The story will …

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn “Squad” Trailer Released

The last in a series of short previews for the upcoming Halo 4 webseries Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn was released today. The series is a prequel to the Halo video games, set in a time before the Human-Covenant war began. The UNSC’s primary concern is “insurrectionists” who are vying for their freedom from UNSC oversight. The series’ story will …

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn “Lecture” Trailer Released

It’s Friday, and that means the release of another Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn special preview. For those who havent seen the previous previews, Forward Unto Dawn is an upcoming live-action Halo web series set at the beginning of the human-Covenant war. The previews of the series have shown cadets at the UNSC’s Corbulo Academy enlisting and dealing with their …

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Top 5 YouTube Partners Supplying 1.5 Billion Streams Monthly

On Friday, we reported that YouTube was at the top of the list for monthly unique viewers throughout the month of May and total videos streamed. YouTube had over 136 million unique viewers and they streamed well over 16 billion videos. Now we’re back with some more information from Nielsen ratings group informing us that YouTube’s top five partners are …

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Machinima Closes $35 Million Financing Round Lead by Google

Earlier this month we reported that Machinima, a popular video game news and pop culture YouTube channel, would raise 30$ million during a fundraising round led by Google. Those facts have now mostly been confirmed. Machinima actually managed to raise $35 million in financing during the round. Google did, in fact, lead the round, though previous Machinima investors Redpoint Ventures …

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Google Invests in Machinima YouTube Channel

Google is putting more of it money into content and investing in the popular YouTube channel Machinima. AllThingsD is reporting that Google will invest in Machinima during its current fundraising round which is expected to raise more than $30 million. This will raise the value of the Machinima to around $190 million. Machinima is a video game news and pop …

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