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  1. The Next Halo Game Will Bring Back A Feature Missing From GuardiansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    Halo 6 is now the talk of the town. 343 Industries managed to get some time to go back to the drawing board and work out the good and bad from Halo 5 .


  2. Future Halo Games Will See The Return Of The Split-ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    When franchises tend to run for a long time, change is necessary and one of those changes that 343 Industries did with Halo 5: Guardians is the removal of the split-screen feature that was present in older Halo games, and was used for cooperative and competitive multiplayer. The good news is that if you did not agree with the decision, know that the feature will be coming back.


  3. Local split-screen multiplayer is making its way back to the Halo seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    ... back split-screen modes in all future titles. "We will always have split-screen support going forward," 343 Industries chief Bonnie Ross told the crowd. What has yet to be confirmed is whether this statement applies to cooperative or competitive ...


  4. Future Halo games will bring back split-screenRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Polygon

    Future Halo games - specifically the franchise's first-person shooter entries - will bring back split-screen features, a longtime staple of the series that was dropped for 2015's Halo 5: Guardians . 343 Industries head Bonnie Ross said at this week's DICE Summit in Las Vegas that Halo FPS games will "always have split-screen going forward," calling the removal of the feature - and the ensuing fan outcry - a painful learning lesson for the studio.


  5. Future Halo Games Will Have Simpler StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IGN

    Today at DICE 2017, 343 Industries head Bonnie Ross confirmed that all future FPS Halo games will have split-screen multiplayer. During her talk, titled "Stewards of a Sci-Fi Universe," Ross discussed some of the lessons that 343 has learned over the past few years, including the rough multiplayer launch of The Master Chief Collection , as well as the lack of split-screen multiplayer in Halo 5: Guardians, noting it's "incredibly painful for the community" and for those at the studio.


  6. Halo split-screen combat is coming back-and it's here to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    In a Thursday speech at the gaming-minded DICE Summit, Microsoft's head of its 343 Industries group confirmed a return to split-screen modes in the series' first-person shooter games. "We will always have split-screen support going forward" for all first-person shooter games in the series, 343 chief Bonnie Ross told the Vegas crowd.


  7. Maintaining HaloRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GamesIndustry.biz

    This year's DICE theme is worldbuilding, but Thursday offered a session dedicated to worldmaintaining, with 343 Industries head Bonnie Ross talking about being a steward of a sci-fi universe like Halo. Ross began by examining what qualities give a world staying power.


  8. E-sports enthusiasts get boost with Neonopolis arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Las Vegas Sun

    A view of the 200-seat arena during a tour of the Millennial E-Sports facilty under construction at the Neonopolis Mall in downtown Las Vegas Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Gamers are about to get the major league treatment with the addition of a state-of-the-art facility downtown aimed at showcasing the best in the e-sports world.


  9. Halo Wars 2 review: Spinning its Warthog wheels in a stagnant RTS genreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PC World

    ... once-dominant strategy genre die off? I actually broached this question in one of our previews, asking how 343 Industries and Creative Assembly planned to sidestep this issue and make the Halo Wars 2 campaign interesting. I was promised surprises, ...


  10. 'Evolve' and 'Borderlands 2' highlight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Digital Trends

    The world and other planets can be miserable, dark, and violent. Microsoft apparently wants us to remember this, as March's Xbox Games With Gold offers a heaping helping of death in a variety of flavors.


  11. Press Start: My favorite female game charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Janesville Gazette

    Lara Croft is an archeologist turned survivor who uses her wit to defeat enemies. In two games since 2013 rebooting the franchise, she's quickly become a beloved video game character.


  12. Halo Wars 2 reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Eurogamer

    Halo Wars 2 has been designed, first and foremost, with a controller in mind. An improvement over even its predecessor here, it proves once again that real-time strategy isn't exclusive to PC players.


  13. Game review: Halo Wars 2 - " bringing back real-time strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South China Morning Post

    ... duties have switched to strategy specialist Creative Assembly (the Total War series) and Halo specialist 343 Industries , but otherwise this is instantly familiar stuff to fans of the original. The plot sees the battlecruiser Spirit of Fire, ...


  14. Here's How Successful Horizon Zero Dawn Could Actually BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cinema Blend News

    Sony's latest first-party exclusive, Horizon: Zero Dawn , is being pegged to be the next Uncharted . No, really.


  15. Plays Live: Halo Wars 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | IGN

    Halo Wars 2 releases today, so we've got our own James Duggan and Mitchell Saltzman to break down 343 Industries and Creative Assembly's latest attempt to bring the Halo Universe to the RTS genre.


  16. 'Halo Wars 2' is captivating, but mechanically flawedRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Mashable

    Halo Wars 2 , a for-console real-time strategy game, straddles the line between joyful and jarring. The sequel to 2011's Ensemble Studios' spinoff makes big advancements, particularly by adding PC players to the mix, but controls once again hamper the RTS experience on console.


  17. Halo Wars 2 For Xbox One And Windows 10 Out NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Ubergizmo

    The much-awaited sequel to the original Halo Wars game is finally out today for the Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. Microsoft has been hyping up this game over the past few months, it has also showcased limited edition prints, an Xbox One S bundle as well as a launch trailer for this title.


  18. Halo Wars 2 developers on why it's the ideal RTS game for newcomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | This Is London

    ... . But after that title delivered some of the most fluid gameplay the series has ever seen, developers 343 Industries decided it was time for something completely different - a return to Halo Wars. The original 2009 game saw Halo make the foray into ...


  19. Halo Wars 2 Competitive Multiplayer Ranking Coming Post-LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | IGN

    As per Eurogamer , developer 343 Industries and Creative Assembly made the decision to withhold competitive ranking so the teams could fine-tune the game's balance post-launch. While matchmaking is indeed based on player skill, individual skill is not explicitly shown at this point in time.


  20. Halo Wars 2 launches without competitive multiplayer rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Eurogamer

    The developers at 343 Industries and Creative Assembly said they made the surprise decision to hold competitive multiplayer ranking from launch in order to continue to work on game balance. Halo Wars 2 does have skill-based matchmaking working under the hood, but it does not display your TrueSkill rank.