Follow us on:

Halo 4 getting new Forge Island map for free on April 11

343 Industries has announced at PAX East this weekend that Halo 4 is getting a new Forge map, with plenty of blank, open canvas for Halo level makers to paint their creativity on. As you can see in the quick video on IGN's page, "Forge Island" actually has three different islands of varying size,...

Continue Reading

Halo 4 lowers drawbridge for Castle Map Pack on April 8

Halo 4 is getting yet another batch of DLC next month. Entitled the Castle Map Pack, the content adds three new multiplayer maps: Daybreak, Outcast and Perdition. The new maps are designed around objective gametypes and vehicle use, with Outcast in particular promising "frequent Mantis vs. Wraith...

Continue Reading

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn DVD/Blu-ray bundle coming to Europe

A region two Blu-ray / DVD combo of the Halo 4 miniseries Forward Unto Dawn has been spotted on Amazon UK. If you missed it the first time around, Forward Unto Dawn is a prequel of sorts to Halo 4, telling the story of a Covenant invasion of a UNSC training facility. In addition to Blu-ray and DVD...

Continue Reading

Halo games tumble in opening day of Xbox Live's Ultimate sale [update: and more]

Microsoft's week-long Ultimate Game Sale for Games on Demand content makes its opening pitch today, and first up to the plate is Master Chief of the Halo Space Marines. We'll let you be the judge of whether or not the green giant knocks it out of the park with today's offers. Three games slide down...

Continue Reading

Xbox Live cloud services down

There may be a few clouds hanging over your Xbox Live experience today. Microsoft reports that users are experiencing troubles accessing cloud saves and other remotely stored information on Windows 7 and Xbox 360. We've also received reports of trouble with the Halo 4 servers. The (crackpot) theory...

Continue Reading

Learn how to rush rockets in Halo 4's Landfall map

Here's a video for the Landfall map in Halo 4, with is part of the upcoming Majestic Map Pack. The rockets are in the back. What else do you need to know?...

Continue Reading

Halo 4's 'Majestic' map pack arrives Feb. 25

Halo 4 is laying down the red carpet to provide its Majestic DLC with a royal entrance when it arrives next week on February 25. Like Crimson before it, Majestic brings three new maps to 343 Industries' shooter, each one a small-scale affair. There's the metropolitan wreckage of Landfall, the...

Continue Reading

Librarian, meet Dr. Halsey in Halo 4 Spartan Ops ep. 9

If you've been entrenched in the story of Halo 4's Spartan Ops mode, prepare yourself for this latest episode. Dr. Halsey meets the Didact's wife, the Librarian, and learns her role in humanity's fate is bigger than she imagined....

Continue Reading

Halo 4 Spartan Ops ep. 9 trailer is a librarian rodeo

You don't often hear the words 'librarian' and 'rodeo' close to each other, but this trailer for the ninth episode of Halo 4's Spartan Ops, out February 11, pulls it off, leaving us with the pleasing image of riders shushing each other as they desperately try to stay saddled. ...

Continue Reading

Hit List Q&A: Frank O'Connor, 343 franchise development director

In the "Hit List" from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, the video game industry's top talents describe their current gaming addictions, their most anticipated releases and more. This week: 343's Franchise Development Director Frank O'Connor. Frank O'Connor has worked in and around...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW