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All Halo Xbox 360 Titles are Now Backwards Compatible on Xbox One

A few months ago, 343 Industries announced at RTX the efforts to bring the remaining Halo FPS Xbox 360 titles to the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility program. Today, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST and Halo 4 join … Continue reading

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Podtacular 594: HBO: The Cornerstone of the Halo Community at Pax

It’s no surprise that every year, many people from the Halo community flock to Seattle to attend Pax West in the backyard of 343 Industries, who produces the Halo games, but what constantly brings us back? For many attendees of … Continue reading

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Podtacular 593: Yapyap the Methane Addict

The final DLC for the Halo Wars 2 season pass includes the most fearsome grunt to ever make his name in the Halo lore: Yapyap the Destroyer. Using his cowardice demeanor, he brings the wages of war to a halt … Continue reading

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Podtacular 592: The Untold Story of Halo – Transfer of Power, Persistent Support

We make our final stop in the journey behind the development of the Halo franchise starting almost 16 years ago. In our past two installments covering the untold story of Halo we saw the struggles, but massive success Halo became … Continue reading

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Podtacular 591: CMT’s SPV3, Part 2

We are pleased to have Masterz on again to talk about the Custom Map Team’s Single Player, Version 3. This time, they have completed work on the second half of their campaign overhaul of the Halo: Combat Evolved. While the … Continue reading

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Podtacular 590: The Untold Story of Halo – From 3 to ODST, via the Movies

The first leg of the journey into the Halo franchise was filled with mountains of challenges as Bungie struggled, yet miraculously delivered, on their first-person shooter games. We discussed on episode 588 how Bungie made the first steps into making … Continue reading

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Podtacular 589: Project Contingency

Another fan project takes the podcast center stage as we welcome the folks from Project Contingency to discuss their Halo game. This community game aims to bring back the feel of the classic Halo games using the Unreal engine. We … Continue reading

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