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Video footage of multiplayer kills in competitive games come a dime a dozen. There's nothing special about killing someone in an online match of Halo. What is special is how that person gets killed, and in this most recent video we get to see one of the most ridiculous, match-ending kills in gaming history.
The Halo 5: Guardians update called Battle of Shadow and Light adds a ton of new features for the multiplayer, including 48 new REQ packs, brand new Shinobi-themed Spartan armor and the Big Team Battle playlist.
The Arena mode is designed to focus on Halo 5's eSports side. The mode is an intimate, fast-paced battle mode that favors skill and team work. Well, 343 Industries wants to put a spotlight on the vehicular aspects of the Arena mode as well as Big Team Battles.
343 Industries is already on patching duty and balance detail. They're working to ensure that the game runs smooth, operates as it's intended to and that each of the maps aren't exploited to all get out. Given that one map has been exploited to all get out, it's been removed from the multiplayer playlist.
While a lot of people are currently googly-eyed over the whole Cortana not being naked news surrounding the Halo franchise, another equally important topic for the series was addressed by 343's franchise director for Halo, Frank O'Connor. What topic was it? Split-screen, and how it may make a return in Halo 6.
Halo fans have long wondered why Master Chief's artificial intelligence buddy Cortana looks like a naked (or at least mostly naked) woman. Franchise head Frank O'Connor gave the official explanation for her appearance in a new interview.
One of the biggest games announced for Xbox One so far is Halo 5. Halo has been the flagship franchise for Xbox since 2001 when Combat Evolved convinced millions of gamers to buy the original Xbox. Microsoft hopes that the first Xbox One Halo game can give their next-gen console a lift as well.
343 Industries has been handed a very popular and very established franchise in Halo. Ever since Halo 4 they've had microscopes on them for every change, modification and addition they make to the series. Well, there are some pretty big changes made in the Xbox One exclusive, Halo 5.
Halo 5: Guardians director Frank OíConnor recently made some comments that should perk up the ears of PC gamers, specifically that the newest entry in the beloved franchise could be coming to your platform of choice.
With Halo 5: Guardians prepping to release for the Xbox One, it seemed like a good idea to rank all the previously released Halo games from least to greatest.
Halo 5: Guardians players will be able to earn rank in Arena multiplayer matches. Today 343 Industries told us exactly what this climb to the top will be like.
The first 30 minutes of Halo 5: Guardians has been leaked, showcasing the game's opening cinematic sequence and the gameplay of the first level. There aren't many spoilers to be had but it does setup the story and give gamers a fresh look at the gameplay.
Microsoft and 343 Industries have revealed the full achievement list for Halo 5: Guardians. The list contains 65 different achievements that account for 1,000 points worth of Gamerscore. They reveal that the game has 15 missions in the campaign, and a few other details.
The next chapter in the Master Chief saga is set to unfold on Oct. 27, with Halo 5: Guardians gearing up to take the Xbox One by storm. Before that can happen, though, itís time to take a gander at one final trailer that pits a group of Spartans against a fallen hero.
Microsoft has announced that Halo 5: Guardians has officially gone gold for the Xbox One. That means that development is finished and the gold master disc is being sent off to the plant so that the game will arrive on store shelves starting October 27th.