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Halo 5’s Firefight adds new flavour to the classic

– James Orr After a few weeks of anticipation, the beta for Halo 5’s incoming gamemode, ‘Warzone Firefight’ is out. While I enjoyed the introduction of Firefight in Halo 3: ODST, I wasn’t a huge fan of Halo: Reach’s firefight and loathed Halo 4’s version, Spartan Ops; but surprisingly, 343 Industries seems to have brought firefight back with all new bells and whistles. Warzone Firefight does...[Read More]

Git Gudder: Halo 5 multiplayer tips

– James Orr Now we’ve spent some time blasting through people in Halo 5, let’s share some tips on how to not utterly suck when facing off against enemy Spartans. Get Req’d After racking up your points in Warzone Assault you might be itching to grab a new Gold Req Pack. But the most efficient way of opening Req Packs isn’t to head straight for Gold, but to open Bronze packs until you have at ...[Read More]

Halo 5 review: Guardians of the Haloverse

As always we’re slapping a big old SPOILER warning on this review, whilst we leave out major plot points, those with a particularly high level of spoiler sensitivity may find some of the following material distressing. Taking you to the edge of the galaxy, Halo 5 raises questions of loyalty when Earth’s greatest heroes fall from grace. It’s been three years since the Master Chief...[Read More]

New Halo 5 trailer brings the crazy

– Charlie Braithwaite Remember how literally today we were talking about how great some of the Halo ad campaigns have been? Well it turns out that by some macabre coincidence the latest Halo 5 Guardians trailer is horrendously repulsive. You can see it in its moist glory. WARNING: you may question your sexuality and that water you’re drinking right now. Yeah, little out of left field o...[Read More]

Believe the hype: Halo’s greatest ads and trailers

-James Orr Halo has been a monumental part of gaming for almost 15 years now, and a monumental franchise needs monumental marketing. Playing host to some of the greatest and most innovative marketing campaigns and trailers of all time, Microsoft, Bungie and 343 Industries have consistently built the hype leading up to the release of each one of their major releases. So with Halo 5: Guardians just ...[Read More]

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