News items tagged with 343 industries

Halo Wars 2 Review

Halo Wars 2 Review

Halo Wars 2 is an accessible RTS with an engrossing campaign and exciting multiplayer matches, but suffers from technical issues and a lack of content for Blitz mode.

By Dalton Cooper on 10 February 2017
Halo Wars 2 Beta is Live; Watch a Gameplay Tutorial

Halo Wars 2 Beta is Live; Watch a Gameplay Tutorial

With the open beta finally available for Halo Wars 2, a new gameplay tutorial shows off the new mode Blitz and how it changes traditional RTS gameplay.

By Derek Nichols on 09 January 2017
Halo Wars 2 Has New Actors

Halo Wars 2 Has New Actors

343 Industries explains the reasons behind the recasting of important characters, stating that changes have been made for ‘both casting and technical reasons.’

By Rob Gordon on 09 November 2016
Halo Wars 2 SDCC Panel Reveals Story Vidoc

Halo Wars 2 SDCC Panel Reveals Story Vidoc

San Diego Comic Con 2016’s Halo Wars 2 panel features a new Story Vidoc with a closer look at the strategy game’s antagonist, Atriox, and The Banished.

By Rory Young on 09 November 2016
Could Gears of War Get A Halo Wars-Inspired Spin-Off?

Could Gears of War Get A Halo Wars-Inspired Spin-Off?

We spoke to Dan Ayoub about Halo Wars and the possibility of seeing a Gears of War version of the popular RTS spin-off – learning that it has already been talked about.

By Riley Little on 09 November 2016
Halo Wars 2 Story Will Have 'Big Impact' on Halo 6

Halo Wars 2 Story Will Have 'Big Impact' on Halo 6

343 Industries teases that the upcoming real-time strategy game Halo Wars 2 will have a ‘big impact’ on the events of the next first-person shooter Halo game.

By Dalton Cooper on 10 October 2016
Halo Wars 2 Multiplayer Beta Extended

Halo Wars 2 Multiplayer Beta Extended

343 Industries studio head Dan Ayoub announces that the multiplayer beta for Halo Wars 2 is getting an extension due to high demand, and will now finish on Wednesday.

By Rob Gordon on 10 June 2016
Rumor Patrol: Halo Wars 2 Open Beta Arrives Next Week

Rumor Patrol: Halo Wars 2 Open Beta Arrives Next Week

A mistimed Xbox Games Store page for Halo Wars 2 leaks information regarding an open beta that is planned to coincide with Microsoft’...

By Derek Nichols on 07 June 2016
Halo Wars 2 Art Leaks

Halo Wars 2 Art Leaks

A Twitter user and self-described ‘XBLA watchdog’ leaks two pieces of supposed Halo Wars 2 art, both of which offer up some details a...

By Alexander Pan on 05 June 2016
Halo Wars 2 Trailer

Halo Wars 2 Trailer

On Xbox 360, Microsoft and Ensemble Studios released a real-time strategy game set in the Halo universe called Halo Wars. The game was a success and the first time the series diverged from its signa...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2016
Halo 3: ODST Removes Destiny Easter Egg

Halo 3: ODST Removes Destiny Easter Egg

Owners of the ‘Halo: Master Chief Collection’ that now have access to a free copy of ‘Halo 3: ODST’, discover that a ‘Destiny’ easter egg has been removed from the game.

By Sarah Fields on 10 November 2015
Halo 3: ODST Remaster Out Now

Halo 3: ODST Remaster Out Now

Download codes for the remastered version of ‘Halo 3: ODST’ for the Xbox One arrive to day, as Microsoft and 343 Industries make good on their promised ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ apology.

By Kyle Sledge on 27 August 2015
ODST Campaign Still Coming to Halo: MCC Next Month

ODST Campaign Still Coming to Halo: MCC Next Month

Alongside the release of a new ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ update, 343 Industries confirms that the ‘ODST’ HD remake campaign is on track for release next month.

By Anthony Taormina on 10 November 2014
Master Chief Collection Update

Master Chief Collection Update

The developer of ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’, 343 Industries, announces that the ‘Halo 3: ODST’ campaign and the Relic map from ‘Halo 2: Anniversary’ will be released next month.

By Jasmine Henry on 10 November 2014
Halo: Master Chief Collection Owners Getting Free Game & More

Halo: Master Chief Collection Owners Getting Free Game & More

As an apology for ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s troubled launch, 343 will be giving gamers an HD remake of ‘Halo 3: ODST’ and more.

By Anthony Taormina on 27 August 2014
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

E3 2012 is over and we’ve gathered to reflect on the best of what was presented this year. Here are the nominees for Game Rant’s E3 2012 Awards!

By Rob Keyes on 17 November 2012
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Far Cry 3,’ and ‘Halo 4’ headline the nominees for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Awards. Check out the full list of nominations right here!

By Jeff Schille on 17 November 2012
2012 Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

2012 Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

‘Assassin’s Creed 3,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ and ‘Halo 4’ lead the charge in the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards nominees, which air December 7th on SpikeTV.

By Anthony Taormina on 17 November 2012
Just How Long Is ‘Halo 4’s Campaign?

Just How Long Is ‘Halo 4’s Campaign?

The developers of ‘Halo 4’ have spoken out about the assumed length – or lack thereof – of the main campaign. Not only will the game be comparable to previous entries, but the episodic co-op Spartan O...

By Andrew Dyce on 10 November 2012
Bungie Bids Farewell to ‘Halo’

Bungie Bids Farewell to ‘Halo’

Bungie’s transition of the ‘Halo’ franchise to Microsoft and 343 Industries, as previously promised, has been officially completed.

By Zak Islam on 10 November 2011
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The full list of nominees for the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards have been announced with a special “Hall of Fame” award being introduced given to ‘The Legend of Zelda’ franchise.

By Tyler Schirado on 27 September 2011
Win 'Halo: The Art of Building Worlds'

Win 'Halo: The Art of Building Worlds'

Looking for gift ideas for that special gamer in your life? Enter this Game Rant contest for a chance to win a copy of ‘Halo: The Art of Building Worlds’!

By Rob Keyes on 27 August 2011
343 Industries Development Director Reflects on a Decade of Halo

343 Industries Development Director Reflects on a Decade of Halo

An interview with 343 Industries’ Frank O’Connor on ‘Halo’ across all media provides insights into this storied franchise’s past and future. We dig into it here.

By Isaac Calon on 10 November 2010
343 Industries Details Halo 5 Tribute

343 Industries Details Halo 5 Tribute

In the wake of a horrifying family tragedy, 343 Industries announces a heartfelt tribute to a loyal fan that’s set to be introduced in an upcoming update to Halo 5: Guardians. Halo is one of the most...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Details on Today's Free Halo 5 Expansion

Details on Today's Free Halo 5 Expansion

343 Industries confirms the content arriving with the Hog Wild expansion for Halo 5, including new Warthogs and additional armor sets for the first-person shooter. Since the launch of Halo 5: Guardia...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Halo 5 Fan Creates Quidditch Game Mode & Map

Halo 5 Fan Creates Quidditch Game Mode & Map

One incredibly talented Halo 5: Guardians fan creates a brand new map and game mode for 343 Industries’ first-person shooter inspired by Quidditch from Harry Potter. Thanks to Halo 5: Guardians...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1