UPDATE: The BBC has responded to its broadcast of a Halo logo during Thursday's News at One, admitting its mistake and apologising to viewers.
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A former Bungie developer has claimed that Apple was on the verge of buying the Halo developer just before Microsoft did back in the late nineties.
Around 2.5 million people have snapped up Halo 3: ODST in the two weeks since it was released.
That's according to USA Today, which also reports the expansion pack has generated over $125 million in sales and brought the total number of Halo games sold to 27 million.
But what about the rest of the Halo franchise? Any sign of that movie? "We're being very careful to pick the right time and the right partner," said creative director Frank O'Connor. No, then.
Steven Spielberg is in negotiations to develop a Halo movie, according to a report by IESB.
Halo Legends creative director Shinji Aramaki has admitted he would never stumbled on the Bungie universe were his wife not a Halo 3 fangirl.
Microsoft has said Peter Jackson's Halo project isn't in the bin after all - it's just "on hold".
Peter Jackson has confirmed the Halo project he first announced nearly three years ago is in the bin.