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GameCom Halo 2 Headset

If you own an Xbox, the chances of you looking forward to Halo 2 are about as high as the chances of a hurricane hitting Florida next August. Halo 2 will slam onto Microsoft’s console November 9 with sustained winds of butt-kicking proportions. Meanwhile, companies far and wide are trying to ride the storm surge to profitability. 7-11 has Slurpees. Retailers have Midnight Madness parties. Buena Vista Interactive has a Master Chief-looking ad for its completely unrelated Tron 2.0 video game. But of all the marketing tie-ins to Halo 2, only one … [Read more...]

Halo 2

There’s a little game coming out November 9 that a couple of our readers may have heard about. It’s called Halo 2, and it’s probably going to sell a few dozen units and cause a few sleepless nights this holiday season. As many of you know, the DailyGame team was one of the few privileged groups to get our hands on a multiplayer version of the game at E3, so we thought we’d bring you some impressions of what’s shaping up to be the game of the year for 2004. Our introduction to Halo 2 came at Microsoft’s pre-E3 press conference, when Bungie … [Read more...]

Brand New Goods from Star Trek, Halo, Valve Software’s Team Fortress 2 and Portal 2 at Toy Fair: A Crowded Coop Debuts Pop Culture and Pet Toys with These Licensees and More

With an eye on what's new and trending in the categories of Pop Culture and Pet, Brandy Tanner and Mary Olson are the founders of A Crowded Coop (www.crowdedcoop.com) whose products have caught the attention of everyone from Parade Magazine, USA Today and VH1's Buzz of late. At Toy Fair 2014 A Crowded Coop (Booth 4855) will preview items that will leave the cartoon-lover, Trekkie, Halo collector and gamer all thrilled.  At the Show 'The Coop' will also unveil all new product lines for Cartoon Hangover's Bravest Warriors, Dota 2 and Portal 2 … [Read more...]

Frank O’Connor at Xbox 2013 E3 Media Briefing, New Halo for Xbox One?

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Microsoft's Xbox One reveal press conference a few weeks ago hinted at some new games in the Halo series, and as we sit here waiting for the Xbox E3 2013 media briefing to kick off, we're pleased to report that a new Halo game for Xbox One may make a very public appearance in a little less than an hour. How can we tell? Frank O'Conner from 343 Industries was standing right in front of us talking to some rather high-level individuals with the PR staff. As you can see in the image above, Frank O'Connor -- known as "Frankie" to millions of … [Read more...]

Fable 2, Halo 3 to be Bundled with Xbox 360 Elite

There's a new Xbox 360 bundle on the horizon, and it will include two pretty popular games. Starting in May, Microsoft will make available an Xbox 360 Elite package that includes Fable 2 and Halo 3. In other words, if you haven't yet experienced the world of Albion and opened the Fable 2 Demon Doors for yourself, this is a great time to check it out. Called the Xbox 360 Game Of The Year Bundle, the package will be available for a limited time only and will cost $399 -- the same as the no-games-included Xbox 360 Elite. … [Read more...]

Halo 3 Makes $170 Million in 24 Hours

Microsoft today announced that Halo 3 raked in estimated $170 million in sales in the United States alone in its first 24 hours of availability. That performance puts the Xbox 360-exclusive game on top of previous records set by blockbuster movie releases including Spider-Man 3 and novels such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Microsoft did not divulge how much of that income came from pre-orders versus "casual" game purchases, but the company did say that more than 1.7 million copies of Halo 3 were preordered in the United States … [Read more...]

Halo 3 to Ship on September 25

Halo 3, the final chapter in Microsoft's money-maker trilogy, will release worldwide on Tuesday, September 25. Well, except for Europe. Our friends across the pond will have to wait until September 26. The announcement comes on the same day (May 16) that Bungie released the public multiplayer beta, which Xbox 360 gamers can download if they own Crackdown. The multiplayer beta runs through June 6 at 11:59 pm PDT. If you'd like to discuss your impressions of the Halo 3 beta, click here. … [Read more...]

Halo Feature to be Led by Ridley Scott

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It may not be a Halo feature film, but there's a new Master Chief movie of sorts being led by Ridley Scott. The confirmation that Scott, best known for his work on the Alien franchise and Blade Runner, is leading a digital Halo feature comes after months of speculation and outright denial that the project was in the works. According to GameInformer, Ridley Scott will act as Executive Producer on "a Halo digital feature that will launch alter this year." The Halo feature on which Scott is working is separate from the Halo TV series Microsoft … [Read more...]

Destiny Beta on PS4, Xbox One Coming in Early 2014

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Bungie is best known for its Halo franchise, but once the company cut its first-party ties from Microsoft it set out to do something even bigger. Enter Destiny, a first-person shooter coming to the current-gen systems as well as the PS4 and Xbox One. Destiny has all sorts of gamers hot and bothered, so Bungie in its infinite wisdom has decided to fully fluff the masses by opening a Destiny beta in early 2014. Because the PS4 and Xbox One will be available by then, even the Destiny beta will be available on the Xbox 360 and PS3 as well as the … [Read more...]

Spielberg Movie “Implosion” Comment: Why He’s Making a Halo TV Series

A new Xbox One Halo game debuted at Microsoft's E3 press conference this week, about an hour after we predicted it would based on seeing Frank O'Connor among the VIP attendees. Turns out, that may not be the only Halo-related news this week, as Steven Spielberg just predicted the "implosion" of the movie industry, a comment that may explain why Spielberg is working on a Halo TV series. As first covered by The Hollywood Reporter, Spielberg and George Lucas were members of a panel at USC celebrating the opening of the Interactive Media … [Read more...]