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In another refreshment of the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500, this time Microsoft has given the mouse a more attractive Master Chief theme for fans of the Halo gaming series.
Later this year, Microsoft will release Halo: The Master Chief Collection that will bring all of the classic games to the Xbox One. Thanks to a new video, there is one nifty trick coming too.
Despite most of the recent news being about "Halo: Nightfall," some new information about "Halo 2: Anniversary" for Xbox One has been released on Waypoint, and is sure to please fans of the series.
Microsoft has released the first footage of the upcoming "Halo: Nightfall" digital video series, giving us our first good glimpse of Agent Locke, who will be playable in "Halo 5: Guardians."
If you haven't pre-ordered 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' yet, it might be a good time to do so. The Microsoft Store is currently offering a $10 Xbox code for those that pre-order.
Details have emerged about Microsoft's upcoming live-action series, Halo: Nightfall, including our first look at Spartan Agent Locke, who will play a key role in the next game, Halo 5: Guardians.
Microsoft has released a new promotional video for the Xbox One. It shows of some games due for release later this year, while a quote from Rocky is read out by Sylvester Stallone in the background.
Microsoft's recent round of nearly 18,000 layoffs has done more than kill several major projects like Xbox Studios: It has severely impacted their relationship with major advertising partners.
Microsoft will take a "deep-dive into Halo: Nightfall" - its upcoming live-action series produced by Ridley Scott - at this month's Comic-Con, with details on the story and production being revealed.
Almost seven years after the game's launch, what is believed to be the last undiscovered Easter egg in Halo 3 has now been found - and it can only be seen on one day every year.
Halo Nightfall, Ridley Scott's upcoming live-action series, will tell the story of Agent Locke, the 'mystery Spartan' seen in artwork for Halo 5: Guardians, who will have "a key role" in the new game.
The new Halo Master Chief collection is now available for pre-order on Amazon where in less than a day it took the number one spot. The pack includes HD remakes of Halo 1-4, and beta access to Halo 5
On stage at E3 Microsoft has just announced that Halo Master Chief Collection is coming to Xbox One later this year. The collection is HD remakes of the Halo games 1-4.
Microsoft has finally rolled out its Games with Gold deal to Xbox One users, who can download Halo: Spartan Assault and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood for free from today.
Microsoft has announced the latest add-on pack for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, to be released Wednesday, will bring a number of Halo characters, textures and locations to the popular sandbox game
Microsoft will reportedly release remakes of "Halo: Combat Evolved," "Halo 2," "Halo 3" and "Halo 4" for the Xbox One in a single package entitled "Halo: The Master Chief Collection."
Microsoft's 343 Industries has released the first public piece of concept art for the newly revealed Halo 5: Guardians, and also stated that the Xbox One game is being built on a new graphics engine.
A programmer from Bungie is helping to create an update for the Halo PC port that will allow its users to continue to play online past May 31st, when its GameSpy server is expected to shut down.
The latest in the Halo series may well be revealed soon. With E3 only a matter of weeks away, Microsoft have began the teasing through the subtle hinting of "Halo 5" in this trailer.
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has revealed that the total budget of Bungie's upcoming sci-fi shooter Destiny will be a massive $500 million, which includes marketing, packaging and other costs.
A new report claims Microsoft is in talks with pay cable TV network Showtime to help them launch their live action Halo TV series, which if completed would see episodes released on Showtime first.
Marty O'Donnell, Bungie's long time music composer and audio lead who created the popular soundtracks for the company's Halo games, has been fired by the developer for unknown reasons.
"Halo: Spartan Assault" is now a universal app in the Windows and Windows Phone stores, meaning users can purchase it in either store and receive a license for the game on both platforms.
Microsoft is working on another live-action "digital feature" project based on its Halo game franchise, which will have well known filmmaker Ridley Scott as one of its executive producers.
Windows Phone's Cortana digital assistant will be voiced by Jen Taylor, the feature's namesake from the Halo franchise, Microsoft has confirmed today.
Microsoft will finally release a Windows 7-Vista compatible PC version of "Halo: Spartan Assault," via Valve's Steam service, on April 4. several months after its Windows 8 debut, for $4.99.
As the functionality of Windows 8 evolves, an experience that sets itself far apart from iOS and Android takes shape, and for those switching to a Windows tablet there's plenty to get you started.
Has Microsoft been laying breadcrumbs about some of the recent Halo-related Xbox One leaks? Some of its Xbox officials' social media activity seems to indicate so... or it could be a big hoax.
"District 9" director Neill Blomkamp, who was once set to direct a Halo movie produced by Peter Jackson, will reportedly helm the Halo TV series pilot for Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios.
Joe Staten, a co-writer for all of the Halo games from Bungie, has returned to Microsoft in a new development role. Meanwhile, Microsoft released a new teaser image for the Xbox One Halo game.
A spokesman for the Halo franchise has confirmed the Xbox One's first installment of the franchise, which is currently untitled, will launch later this year.
"Halo: Spartan Assault" for Xbox One features game progress syncing with the Windows and Windows Phone versions of the game despite previous statements that it wouldn't.
"Halo: Spartan Assault" is on sale for $3.49 in the Windows Store and $2.99 in the Windows Store, a savings of about 50 percent over the regular $7 price of the game.
Microsoft's Phil Spencer revealed in an interview this week that the company talked about having a Halo game ready for the launch of the Xbox One but decided to release Halo 4 for the Xbox 360 instead
While Microsoft's Xbox One will have lots of impressive hardware and software features for its Friday launch, it really should have included a few more things to make customers really happy.
Microsoft has announced Halo: Spartan Assault, released earlier this year for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, will be launched for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles in December with new content.
Over 20,000 votes have been recorded on a Windows Phone message board post supporting an effort to convince Microsoft to keep the name Cortana name for its rumored digital assistant program.
Bonnie Ross, the general manager at Microsoft's 343 Industries, says that the company is looking at the option of making a Halo game with a free-to-play business model.
Microsoft is rumored to be working on a secret personal assistant program made to rival Siri and Google Now called "Cortana" that could be a "core" feature in upcoming operating systems.
After seeing the character design for Quiet, the female sniper in Metal Gear Solid V, Halo designer David Ellis said the industry is disgusting, "full of man babies," and that this feels "icky."
Those responsible for the original E3 Halo Xbox One reveal have inadvertently released a version of the trailer ending with what seems to be the title for the new game: 'Halo 5'.
The Microsoft Store website may have briefly and accidentally leaked the first story information about the first Halo game to be made for Microsoft's Xbox One console.
Syncing between Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 copies of "Halo: Spartan Assault" is still broken, despite a recent patch to fix bugs and add new content to the top-down shooting game.
Microsoft has announced it will be giving away 10 128 GB Surface Pro tablets this week with a special Halo: Spartan Assault skin via a Twitter contest that involves a bit of creativity.
Eric Nylund, who left Microsoft Studios in July as its Narrative Design Director, has revealed he is now working at Amazon with a similar job title, but details have not been revealed.
Microsoft's "Halo: Spartan Assault" for Windows RT, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 marks the first original entry in the franchise not to be released on consoles, but is it worthy of its name?
In a conference this week on the future of television, the president of Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios hinted that their plans for the upcoming Halo TV series will include interactive elements
"Halo: Spartan Assault" is now available for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 users, although for U.S. users of the latter operating system it can only be downloaded by Verizon Wireless subscribers.
Eric Nylund, who has worked at Microsoft for 14 years, mostly in its game division as a writer for games in the Halo and Gears of War series, has departed the company for a new venture.