Tag Archives: 343 industries
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 15:19 BST
Halo 4 is the best-selling Microsoft Studios title ever in the US, according to Microsoft. The firm said the 343 Industries title has surpassed its predecessor Halo 3 “for sales during each respective launch year.” In other words, it bested Halo 3′s launch year but not total sales – yet. The firm didn’t release figures to go along with the announcement. Thanks, Neowin.
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 | 10:44 BST
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries has published details of its next Monday update, including the new Hivemind mode, as well as four maps created by the game’s Forge community. get the details here.
Sat, Jun 22, 2013 | 21:42 BST
Xbox One’s Halo title is indeed a “legitimate” entry in the series, according Microsoft game studios VP Phil Spencer, also noting that the franchise is now considered a “saga” instead of a separate set of works.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 19:47 BST
343 Industries revealed a new Halo FPS for Xbox One running at 60fps during the Microsoft E3 press conference today. A small clip, which is posted below was shown. More on the game will be announced at a later date. When we find out more on the game we will let you know. Shots are below as well.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 22:28 BST
Halo: Spartan Assault is the new twin-stick shooter set in the Halo universe. It’s just been revealed as a Windows 8 exclusive and you can check out the debut trailer here.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 14:00 BST
Halo: Spartan Assault has just been revealed as a Windows 8 exclusive for a July launch, and we’ve got a big batch of gameplay screens here.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 08:20 BST
Halo: Spartan Assault is the Windows 8-exclusive twin-stick shooter from 343 Industries and Vanguard Games. VG247′s Sam Clay spoke with 343′s Dan Ayoub and checked out some gameplay at a preview event in London recently.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 14:36 BST
Is that a Halo in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me? Stace Harman takes a first look at Halo: Spartan Assault as the series makes a long overdue return to PC. Sort of.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 05:22 BST
343 Industries has issued a balancing update to Halo 4, with the result that multiplayer just got significantly more lethal.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 16:21 BST
Halo 4 dev hiring multiplayer designer for ‘revolutionary new multiplayer experiences’ in new Halo game
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries is hiring for a multiplayer designer for a new Halo game.
Fri, May 31, 2013 | 08:48 BST
Halo 4 developer has been working on a large weapon re-balancing update that will level the playing field. The patch will drop this Monday, June 3 and we’ve got all the changes listed here.
Thu, May 30, 2013 | 13:20 BST
Halo: Bootcamp recently appeared on the Korean age-classification boards for PC release, and now Microsoft has responded to the discovery, confirming the game’s existence.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 19:32 BST
The first sessions for GDC Europe 2013 have been confirmed, and talks from luminaries such as Epic Games’ James Brown, Dontnod’s Sebastien Lagarde, Double Fine’s Oliver Franzke, and more. A list of the first confirmed sessions and the subject to be discussed is below.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 10:57 BST
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries has released details of its next title update, which will add a new Forge Island playlist to multiplayer, and has called on players to submit their own creations for its consideration.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 10:30 BST
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries has laid bare the contents of its next Monday update, which will add new Forge maps into playlists and implement further gameplay tweaks. The studio will also be livestreaming work-in-progress weapon balancing fixes on its Twitch channel throughout May.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 11:19 BST
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries has outlined its plans to tweak the balancing of the game’s weapon set and vehicles in a new blog post. Find out if your favourite gun is about to be nuked.
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 10:10 BST
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries feels that there could be space for micro-payment items in its shooter franchise. However, Dan Ayoub has stressed that nothing has been discussed on the matter yet.
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 00:25 BST
343 Industries is offering an advance preview of the upcoming Castle multiplayer map via a livestream today. The broadcast begins at 5:00PM PDT; check it out on 343 Industries’ Twitch channel or via the embed through the break. The DLC map launches on April 8, US time, and will set you back 800 MS points if you don’t have a season pass. Certain Affinity seemed pretty proud of it when Dave spoke to the DLC developer recently.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 06:04 BST
Halo 4′s Castle Map Pack DLC is out April 8, and VG247′s Dave Cook has spoken with 343 Industries and Certain Affinity about what it takes to make the perfect map.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 06:54 BST
Halo franchise creative director Josh Holmes told GDC audiences that 343 Industries toyed with the idea of a stasis gun or grapple harpoon for Halo 4. As reported by Shack News, Holmes said he was very keen to explore and elaborate on Halo’s science fiction themes, but testing revealed players didin’t respond to kooky weapons and enemies, preferring the more familiar toolbox of shotgun (scattershot), assault rifle and sniper rifle. This helped flatten Halo 4′s learning curve and make it more accessible to the mass market is commands despite being an Xbox 360 exclusive.