Halo 5: Guardians

A solid campaign and wonderful competitive multiplayer sees 343 finally make its mark on Halo.

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FeatureShould you buy an Xbox One X?

Finish the fight. Again.

Xbox One X comes hand in hand with massive downloads

Want to play Gears of War 4 in 4K? Brace yourself for 103GB.

Halo 5 will have 4K support on Xbox One X

All Xbox 360 Halo games are getting backwards compatibility.

Halo 5's lack of Master Chief was a "huge disappointment", 343 admits

Studio reflects on "really painful" Master Chief Collection launch, too.

FeatureWhy Halo's biggest problem may be Halo itself

And what Halo 5 might have learned from Halo 3: ODST.

Halo 5: Forge hits PC in September

Anvil's Legacy update adds new weapons and maps.

Big Xbox summer sale kicks off tomorrow

The Division! The Witcher 3! Halo 5! More!

Halo 5's most annoying enemy nerfed

Warden not so eternal.

Halo 5's beefy Ghosts of Meridian update goes live

Warzone Firefight beta begins next week.

Halo 5 to receive co-op survival mode Warzone Firefight this year

Today's Hammer Storm update adds new modes, maps and weapons.

FeatureBetter than Halo?

Stealth Destiny article.

Halo 5 the "biggest Halo launch in history"

But we still don't know how many copies it's sold.

Digital FoundryWhat works and what doesn't in Halo 5: Guardians

Digital Foundry presents its final analysis of the Master Chief's full Xbox One debut.

Halo 5's day one multiplayer update is 9GB

Clan support, aka Companies, detailed.

Halo 5's campaign lasts 8-12 hours - if played on normal

Multiplayer update out before the game.

Halo 5's new Forge mode looks much improved

But it's not out until December - a month-and-a-half after the game.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Halo 5: Guardians

Has 343 Industries really delivered a locked 60fps across both campaign and multiplayer?

FeatureOn the hunt for Halo 5's spark

Hands-on with the campaign for Xbox's biggest game.

FeaturePhil Spencer on Xbox's big year

The importance of exclusives, PC, VR and more.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs the Halo 5 Gamescom demo

Impressions and analysis on the latest campaign reveal.

How's Xbox doing?

Well. Well enough?

Digital FoundryCan Halo 5 deliver on its 60fps promise?

Digital Foundry assesses 343 Industries' E3 showing.

Halo 5's multiplayer microtransactions cause a stir

Cosmetic items only for Arena, but questions remain about Warzone.

New Xbox One Experience this autumn

UI overhaul complete with Cortana voice assistant.

FeatureThe E3 Bulletin: Tuesday

Everything that would never happen, happened.

Oculus Rift comes with a wireless Xbox One controller

Stream Xbox One games to Oculus Rift via Windows 10.

Halo 5: There's good news and bad news

UPDATE: Will require Gold account for co-op after all.

Halo 5's story sees Master Chief team up with Blue Team in single-player and co-op

Linda, Fred and Kelly, that's who. Plus: Nathan Fillion's back.

Halo 5 lets you turn off sprint and other Spartan Abilities in custom games

Beta feedback sparks big changes. We quiz developer 343.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with the Halo 5 beta

Is 343 Industries on-track in delivering a true generational leap?

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta is 720p, 60fps

First officially-released gameplay footage within.

FeatureSmart Scoping with Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer beta

343 goes back to Halo's roots - with all mod cons.

Leaked Halo 5 videos reveal new scope and sprint mechanics

Studio head moves to calm fear, confirms descope is back.

Halo: Nightfall to debut on 10th November

Along with a first look at Halo 5: Guardians' multiplayer beta.

Microsoft insists Master Chief remains "integral" part of Halo 5: Guardians

After actor calls playable Agent Locke "primary character".

What did Alien director Ridley Scott actually do for Halo: Nightfall?

"I'm not going to pretend his footprints and fingerprints are all over it..."

Halo 5: Guardians beta runs three weeks from December 29th

Plus: Halo Channel and Halo 2 Sanctuary map remake announced.

Watch the first footage of live-action TV series Halo: Nightfall

Ridley Scott-produced show reveals upcoming playable character.

Microsoft is shuttering Xbox Entertainment Studios, original programming

UPDATE: Remedy's game/TV show hybrid Quantum Break unaffected.

Halo to stay Xbox One exclusive - for now

"We're listening to the PC fans..."

343's master plan for Halo 5: Guardians

"We can no longer say we're new to this franchise."

Halo: The Master Chief Collection includes Halo 1-4

And a Halo 5 beta key, and Halo Nightfall TV series.

Microsoft announces Halo 5: Guardians for Xbox One

UPDATE: Concept art released. Due "fall of 2015", but our "journey" will begin this year.

US TV actor cast in Halo digital feature - report

Prison Break creator has written the script.

Microsoft's Xbox Originals programming to begin this June

Halo TV series and "digital feature" still on the cards.

Xbox One launches in Japan 4th September

Will it suffer the same fate as its predecessors?

Voice of Master Chief says Halo 5 is out 2015

And Halo 2 Anniversary Edition is out this year.

Microsoft: no plans for a Halo movie

Pours cold water on recent reports.

Shake-up at Halo developer 343 Industries

Plus, our first glimpse at Halo for Xbox One?

The next Halo game is still on track for this year

Despite Microsoft not mentioning it in its 2014 lineup.

FeatureDevelopers' Most Anticipated Games of 2014

Titanfall! Destiny! The Witcher 3! The Last Guardian (hopefully)!

Xbox One and Xbox 360 to get original TV shows early 2014

"We aren't Netflix, we aren't Amazon, we're a different animal."

Halo and Gears of War writer joins Amazon Games Studios

"I wouldn't be there unless something cool was brewing."

Xbox One records the last five minutes of your gameplay

UPDATE: But how long does PlayStation 4 give you?

Xbox One reputation system will punish griefers, reward good gamers

"You'll start to see some effects if you continue to play bad."

A list of every confirmed Xbox One game

From Assassin's Creed to Zumba Fitness.

Halo Xbox One screenshots

Well, captured from the trailer.

"Halo Xbox One" due next year, runs in 1080p at 60fps

First screenshots and video shown.