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.
Microsoft has made two new additions to the Classics collection of Xbox 360 software.
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.
Robot Entertainment has revealed that all Halo Wars leaderboards have accidentally been wiped and may now be lost forever.
Microsoft has said Peter Jackson's Halo project isn't in the bin after all - it's just "on hold".