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The making of a McFarlane Halo figure makes us feel old

Video games are great and all, but most of us at Joystiq HQ still harbor a penchant for action figures, born from youthful days and being forced to play outside now and again. As we've matured, however, so has the toy industry, and action figures these days are way more awesome than the stuff...

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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary screens not ideal for time-travel gloating

"Hey, me from ten years ago! Check out how awesome our Halo looks in 2011!" "We're still playing the same games ten years from now? Good job." "Well ... uh ... it's in 3D, you know. There's 3D in your house now."...

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Halo 4 videos give inside look at concept art and audio

Halo Waypoint has orbitally dropped a couple of videos from this weekend's Halo Fest at PAX. They feature sounds from a deadly potato gun and concept art from the upcoming Halo 4....

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Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary preview: Like falling off a log

I haven't been particularly skillful at any of the Halo games that succeeded Halo -- a direct result of the fact that the original game possesses a language that the rest of the series eschewed. Perhaps it was a language of simplicity; after all, true success only demanded proficiency with one...

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Halo Anniversary adds 3 more maps, including PC version's 'Timberland'

Reports from the frontlines of Halo Fest, as relayed by Major Nelson, have revealed three new multiplayer maps for the upcoming Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary. The highlight of the bunch is probably Timberland, the pine-studded arena from the PC version of Halo (original version pictured),...

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Halo: Reach title update coming in September, Armor Lock getting nerfed

At last night's Halo Fest event, we learned about a rather beefy title update to Halo: Reach that's set to launch sometime next month. The patch implements a number of significant (and, therefore, controversial) changes to the multiplayer title, with the biggest being the nerfing of the Armor...

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Original Xbox controller may return for Halo Anniversary demos

Duke Nukem returned this week, and is basically obsolete. Now, in honor of the upcoming Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary remake, 343 Industries is considering resurrecting another long-dead Duke: the hulking, maligned original Xbox controller. Producer Alison Stroll told Giant Bomb that the...

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Halo Fest set to take place during PAX Prime 2011

Already snagged one of the (quickly diminishing) passes for PAX Prime 2011 in Seattle? Little did you know that you were secretly buying your admission into a second, equally exciting event. At this year's original, Seattle-flavored Penny Arcade Expo, 343 Industries will turn the third floor...

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