The Halo TV Show Just Cast Two—Actually, Three—Very Interesting Characters

We’ve known for a bit that the Halo adaptation coming to Showtime would not be an exactly faithful recreation of the beloved sci-fi shooter series. But it’s just cast two characters that will perk up the ears of both Halo-lore casuals and diehard fans alike. Read More >>

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All the Best Gear for Halo Fans

Tuesday is a special day for Xbox gamers. There's another Halo game coming out, and it's a sequel to the criminally underrated Halo WarsHalo isn't your standard video game franchise, in that there's a lot more than shooting enemies and getting insulted by a 13-year-old proto-neckbeard. There's a lot of stuff out there to enjoy, and here's a list of some of the best bits you can buy. Read More >>

The Brief and Bizarre History of the FPS Bot 

The early days of first person shooters like Quake and Unreal Tournament gave birth to one of the most unique types of video game AIs: the FPS bot. Within a few years time these mindless enemies became an institution. Then just as quickly as they arrived, they disappeared. Read More >>

Ferrari Testing “Halo” F1 Safety Micro Windscreen

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen has been spotted out and about testing this season's new car, and there's one very striking new change -- the arrival of one possible version of the "halo" safety system designed to stop bits of car smashing into drivers' heads. Read More >>

Master Chief’s Iconic UNSC MA5 Halo Rifle Is Now a BOOMco Dart Blaster

To the dismay of blaster fans who’d fallen in love with the BOOMco toys, Mattel has scaled back the line and will start focusing it more on licensed properties. The silver lining to that bad news is that we’re going to be seeing more and more weapons from the Halo universe brought to life, starting with Master Chief’s trusty MA5. Read More >>

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Here’s How You’ll Play Halo, Watch Netflix on HoloLens

When Microsoft eventually starts flogging its (pricey) HoloLens developer kits to wannabe holodeck commanders, the first wave of devs are likely to focus on the headset's role in the workplace. But, as evidenced by its E3 Minecraft demo and recent Surface launch night update, that's not to say it'll be all work and no play. Read More >>

This Motorised Halo Needle Replica is Only Dangerous for Your Wallet

Fourteen years after first appearing in Halo: Combat Evolved on the original Xbox, the Needler still remains a popular choice of weaponry among the game’s fans. And as dangerous as it is to Master Chiefs and Covenant forces, NECA Toy’s new animated Needler replica poses an even greater threat to fans' finances. Read More >>

Review: BOOMco’s Halo Dart Guns Aren’t All a Gamer’s Dream Come True

Yes, that’s right—this is a working Halo Needler. It shoots amazing darts that magically stick to targets, just like in the game. (No, they don’t explode.) It’s part of an entire line of new Halo dart guns produced by BOOMco. And I just tried them all. Read More >>

Halo 5 Xbox One Release Date Confirmed for October 27th

Halo 5: Guardians has to be the Xbox One's most anticipated game, revealed as a teaser at the console's launch back in May 2013, with its multiplayer beta giving series fans itchy trigger fingers. Read More >>

A Halo Helmet That Protects Your Head On Motorcycles or Warthogs

It looks like NECA is ready to stop teasing its Master Chief-inspired motorcycle helmet and finally start flogging an actual product as early as July of this year. Read More >>

Halo’s Needler is Now a Real Dart Gun

Halo deathmatches are about to get real. (Except the whole dying part.) Mattel is turning the hit video game's iconic sci-fi weaponry into awesome toy dart guns. First up: The infamous Needler. Read More >>

Satellite-Shaped Halo Chair is Made From Formula One-Grade Carbon Fibre

To paraphrase Obi-Wan Kenobi, "That's no's a chair." You're looking at the Halo, a highly engineered chair made from Hypetex, a new form of carbon fibre created by Formula One engineers. Read More >>

Here’s the First Trailer for the Halo TV Series

Remember when Microsoft said it was doing a Halo TV series? Nuts, right? Well now, even though Xbox Entertainment has been shuttered, the series lives on, and this is the first look. Read More >>

Ridley Scott’s Halo Movie is Now Filming in Belfast

Ridley Scott's Halo feature has begun filming in Belfast, with Battlestar Galactica's Sergio Mimica-Gezzan in the director's chair, according to the Belfast Telegraph. Read More >>

The Xbox One Might be Getting More Halo in the Form of The Master Chief Collection

Yesterday saw the formal announcement of Halo 5, but the folks at Engadget might have uncovered a another dose of Xbox One based Halo -- one that will arrive later this year in the form of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Read More >>