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Halo 6 won't be at E3 2017, but we'll see "a little something" else

Halo 6 won't be at E3 2017, but we'll see "a little something" else

Eric Frederiksen

If you’re hoping to see Halo 6 at E3 this year, I’m going to disappoint you. No, Halo 6 will not be there. Halo community manager Brian Jarrard confirmed this in response to a comment on Reddit late last week. Microsoft has previously said that 2017 won’t see a new Halo or Gears of War game released, so this news tracks with that, but it dashes hopes of a reveal of next year’s games,...

Microsoft hasn't ruled out Halo for a young audience, says demand is there

Microsoft hasn't ruled out Halo for a young audience, says demand is there

Eric Frederiksen

Can you imagine a LEGO Halo game? Or one that resembles Power Rangers more than Call of Duty? It’s not out of the realm of possibility, Microsoft says. “When we first started [Halo], the thought of doing, like, a LEGO Halo game was not something that our core fans thought was interesting,” said 353 Industries head Bonnie Ross when speaking to Fast Company. But now, Ross says that’s...

Halo 5: Guardians was "the biggest Halo launch in history" at $400 million... maybe

Halo 5: Guardians was "the biggest Halo launch in history" at $400 million... maybe

Ron Duwell

Never mind the vastly smaller install base that the Xbox One has compared to the Xbox 360’s at the time of Halo 4’s release. The hype for Halo 5 proved to be real with Microsoft confirming that its most recent hit had the “the biggest Halo launch in history.” Or did Halo 4 actually reach more homes? Lots of questions about these figures. Altogether, Halo 5 made $400 million in its...