Harold Ryan

Bungie: “Xbox Live wouldn’t have made it” without Halo

Xbox Live is ten years old today, but things could have been very different. According to Bungie studio manager Harold Ryan, the premium service wouldn’t have worked without Halo and the leadership of the renowned studio.

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  • Bungie files business trademarks in Washington and Delaware for Bungie Aerospace Corporation

    Bungie has filed a trademark and logo for Bungie Aerospace Corporation with the Washington Secretary of State website as well as with the state of Delaware.

  • Bungie says goodbye to Halo, says hello to Activision - everything in one place

    Activision announced yesterday it had teamed up with Bungie on a ten-year deal to publish the developer’s new IP, while the studio will keep all rights to the property. We interviewed Bungie in the announcement’s wake. Get a round-up of the entire story, start to finish, below.

  • Bungie president "certainly didn't agree" with decision to postpone Halo E3 reveal

    Oh, fucking hell. Bungie’s Harold Ryan’s told Eurogamer that Don Mattrick’s idea that Bungie wasn’t miffed at being pulled from the Microsoft E3 conference is a load of bollocks. “Keeping things clean, I certainly didn’t agree with the decision to delay our news until sometime after E3,” said the developer’s boss. “Bungie is always concerned […]

  • Bungie laughed when Microsoft pulled E3 Halo reveal, says Mattrick

    Speaking to Eurogamer at E3, Xbox boss Don Mattrick said that Bungie head Harold Ryan laughed off the decision to not announce the developer’s new Halo game in the Xbox 360 press conference. “Sure they’re disappointed. Any software creator would be disappointed,” said Mattrick. “Harold just laughed and he said, ‘Boy, just a sign of […]

  • Bungie E3 game announce stopped by Microsoft

    According to this Destructoid report, Bungie boss Harold Ryan has issued a note saying that the company’s new game will not be revealed this week as had previously been planned. The decision, he said, had been taken by the title’s publisher. This post on NeoGAF, apparently from Luke Smith, reckons that publisher is Microsoft. So […]