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The Halo mod that adds new weapons and enemies now has lovely, smooth animations

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube A new version of the Halo Custom Edition SPV3 mod is now available, bringing new weapons, enemies, vehicles, and areas, as well as bonus skulls to Halo Combat Evolved PC. Here’s our picks of the best multiplayer games on PC. As reported by Dark Side of Gaming, the new version also interpolates the framerate to make the animations smoother. As DSOG explain it, though the original version of Halo CE runs …

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Xbox One Still Getting Four Old Halo Games Through Backwards Compatibility

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4, and Halo: CE Anniversary are coming to Xbox One through backwards compatibility. We still don’t know when they’ll be added to the catalog, but fans can rest assured that Microsoft is still working on it. In the latest Halo weekly update, developer 343 gave an update on how it’s coming along, starting off with, “Good news: back-compat is still a thing!” The …

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Splyce grabs first Halo championship over OpTic Gaming at DreamHack Atlanta

The Halo Championship Series Summer Season came to a close last Sunday, with the hot-handed Splyce hoisting the trophy at DreamHack Atlanta. From proverbial rags to riches, Splyce clawed its way through a Last Chance Qualifier just to get into the regular Summer Season. It quickly showed that qualifying for the Pro League was no fluke, and challenged for the top spot in the standings week after week. WME|IMG bids farewell to four of its …

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Xbox One will soon support four more classic Halo titles | Visual Arts

It’s a good week for longtime Halo fans. After saying nothing about Halo at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will soon support four more games from the classic franchise: Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4 and Halo: CE Anniversary. In a company blog post Thursday, the firm said it will release information about timing soon and will show “Halo 3” and “Halo 3: ODST” on the …

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Xbox One will soon support four more classic Halo titles

An attendee at last month’s Microsoft Xbox E3 media briefing wears a Halo Master Chief helmet. (Kevork Djansezian/Reuters) It’s a good week for longtime Halo fans. After saying nothing about Halo at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will soon support four more games from the classic franchise: Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4 and Halo: CE Anniversary. In a company blog post Thursday, the firm said it will …

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Halo backward-compat news may spell death knell for Master Chief Collection [Updated]

Enlarge / Older Halo games are coming to Xbox One… again. Is this good news or bad news for Master Chief Collection owners? 343 Industries By the end of this year, the Xbox One’s backward compatibility program will finally include all of the Halo games released on the Xbox 360. Microsoft announced this news as part of its “Halo Summer Celebration” news update on Thursday, and while it’s good news for owners of those games, a …

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Halo 5 to Receive 4K Update on Xbox One X

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One X during this year’s E3 conference, they announced a slew of games to receive a 4K update, such as Forza Motorsport and Gears of War 4. Noticeably absent from the list was Halo 5 and it looks like we now know why. 343 Industries, Halo 5’s developer, confirmed today that Halo 5 will indeed be receiving a 4K update to coincide with the release of the Xbox One X. …

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New Halo game is in development, but it won’t be coming to Xbox One X | Gaming | Entertainment

There’s a new Halo game in development, but it won’t be coming to Xbox One X. Installation 01 is actually a fan-made Halo homage that’s being developed for Windows PC, MacOS and Linux. According to the official description, Installation 01 aims to recreate the multiplayer experience from the classic Bungie games. Better yet, Installation 01 will be completely free to play. And while fan projects have often been shut down by big publishers, it looks …

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Halo fan game gets approval from 343 Industries

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Installation 01, a Halo fan-game aiming to bring the series’ multiplayer to PC, has received official endorsement from Halo developer 343 Industries. As of now, it is “not under imminent legal threat.” Hooray! Halo giving you the itch for a good ol’ brawl? Here’s a list of the best multiplayer games on PC. In an update posted to the game’s official site, the developers announced that they have been liaising …

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Xbox One X Pre Order delay explained following PS4 Pro games boost and Halo 6 update | Gaming | Entertainment

The Xbox One X Pre Order product pages may have gone live but that doesn’t mean you can actually nab one yet. For anyone interested in getting the upgraded console early, the gap between the full announcement and release date has become quite real. Many times, when a new product is revealed, retailers will put Pre Order pages live. This happened with the Xbox One X, however, fans cannot actually use them yet. The reason …

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Xbox One news: Games with Gold July 2017, Halo 6 update, Backwards Compatibility reveal | Gaming | Entertainment

The Games with Gold July 2017 lineup looks set to be revealed later this week. Microsoft have taken to announcing their new roster of titles for the program around this time every month, and we expect this to carry on following the recent reveals during E3 2017. So far there has been no confirmation on what the new Games with Gold July titles could be, although fans will likely have the news very soon. Microsoft …

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Free Halo Fan-Made Game For PC Has An Awesome Cinematic Trailer

Although there’s not been a mainline Halo game on PC since Halo 2, PC players still have something Halo-related to look forward to. Installation 01 is a fan-made tribute to the Halo series, and the developers just released a cool new cinematic trailer. The video is essentially a tribute to Halo multiplayer with some flourishes thrown in. It gives a sense of the player models, environments, and gear that you can expect from Installation 01. …

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Halo 6 won’t be at E3, but 343 promise to “have a little something” for Microsoft’s conference

Put the energy swords and battle rifles down Spartans, Halo 6 is not going to be at E3. While it is confirmed to be in development for Windows 10, Halo fans are going to have to wait a little bit longer for the next chapter in Master Chief’s story. See what is most definitely coming out this year with our list of upcoming PC games. In a post over on the Halo subreddit, 343 community …

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Fifa 17, Prey, Gears of War 4, Halo 5 for £249

British summer weather is notoriously unreliable, so you’ll need a decent gaming setup for those assured rainy days. Here’s an Xbox deal you won’t want to miss. GAME is selling an Xbox One S bundle with four games – including Fifa 17 – for just £249.99. That’s not bad considering that the Fifa 17 bundle usually costs that much on its own. But with GAME’s deal, you’l also get Prey, Gears of War 4, and …

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‘Halo,’ ‘NHL,’ Among Gaming Series That Progressively Have Gotten Worse | Consumer Technology

When it comes to video games, success can be a double-edged sword. Once a given franchise becomes a hit, its developers often face pressure to both capitalize on and extend the hype. And although there are some exceptions, many times gaming studios back themselves into creative corners where they must appease old fans as well as attract new ones. Unfortunately, this can lead to some series running off the rails, and losing site of what made …

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