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It's a giant Master Chief and Mario made out of ... balloons

They said you were a joke. They said you'd never be a somebody. They said your love of latex and highly volatile, unstable objects would be your downfall. Yeah, well who's laughing now? You've just made a life-size balloon sculpture of Master Chief and now he's your best friend ever....

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Halo: Reach gets free demo, one-week Games on Demand price drop

With over eight million units sold (and that was in January!), Kinect has proven to be a massive hit for Microsoft, strategically extending the hardcore Xbox 360 brand to a more casual audience. It's to this more casual Xbox audience that we now direct this here news post. So you've wrapped up...

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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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Fan-made Halo UNSC frigates dock at Minecraft station

At this point in Minecraft's life, we expect every gigantic space ship from every sci-fi property has been recreated. Imagine our surprise then when we looked through our records and found no documented UNSC frigates from Halo. That changes now. Seen above is the work of Minecraft forum user...

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Xbox Dashboard beta rolls out, isn't that exciting yet

We're receiving reports that Microsoft is updating opted-in Xboxes with the new Dashboard preview ... and it doesn't do much at the moment. The most noticeable addition is a new "Xbox Beta" channel, containing three new titles: "Xbox Beta Program - Preview LIVE Update," which isn't clickable,...

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How Halo: Reach should have ended

After witnessing the adventures of the invincible Master Chief in previous Halo games, were you disappointed in the decidedly more mortal slant of Reach? If so, you might want to check out a new ending as imagined by How It Should Have Ended and Machinima.com. In short: It ends before it starts....

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Meet the man behind Halo's multiplayer announcer

Jeff Steitzer's been calling out your "Killtaculars" and other multiplayer accomplishments since Halo: Combat Evolved. As seen in the video past the break, he may not appear quite as you imagined -- he's certainly not the gruff, chain-smoking guy we envisioned. Despite being in Broadway shows...

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Latest Xbox Dashboard preview to test 'updated' disc format; testers get free Halo: Reach

Major Nelson has revealed on his blog that Microsoft is preparing to conduct another seasonal Xbox 360 Dashboard "preview program," this time to kick the tires of an "updated Xbox 360 disc format." For participating, testers will receive a copy of Halo: Reach in addition to "other possible...

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MI6 marketing firm seeking original Dead Rising 2, Halo: Reach trailers from college students

Considering the volume of fan-made game trailers cast onto the YouTubes every day, we're guessing MI6's "Making the Cut" competition will bring in a number of qualified entrants. Here's the deal: Any college student who makes a "non-traditional" trailer for either Halo: Reach or Dead Rising 2 can...

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Halo: Reach Defiant maps coming March 15

Beware the Ides of March! Actually, you might not need to "beware" it, though you may want to consider calling in sick from work or school -- Halo: Reach's second major expansion, a three-map DLC pack titled "Defiant," will arrive on the Xbox Live Marketplace on March 15 for 800 Microsoft Points...

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