Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Summary

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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Review

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PC update for Halo from Bungie, to address GameSpy shutdown

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Yes, Bungie is working on Halo for PC, if you count a lone developer at the studio collaborating with fans to work on releasing a new PC patch. It's keep the Halo multiplayer platform working post-GameSpy.

Hosting service GameRanger announced they'd be filling in for GameSpy as they shut down their systems, but some game's will need to be tweaked with a patch first.

Microsoft denies Halo games release on Steam

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Yesterday, the Steam registry showed Halo, Halo 2 and Halo 3 being upcoming content to be released on Steam, which raised a few eyebrows since Halo 3 had not publicly been developed on PC, and that Microsoft would be using rival Valve's digital distribution.

Halo 4 not coming to PC

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Microsoft has unsurprisingly stated that Halo 4 will not be released on PC.

343 Industries: No Halo 2 HD coming

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Gamers who enjoyed Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition will be disappointed to learn that the rumor that an HD version of Halo 2 is being worked on by 343 Industries has been quashed.

The developer flatly stated, "We are not working on that at this time. We are kind of busy."

Activision: "Incredible progress" on Bungie's new IP universe

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You may remember that since leaving Microsoft Game Studios, Halo creator Bungie is now shacked up with publishing giant Activision on an all-new IP universe. It's going great.

Well, that's what PR shamans tell us. Bungie has a "genre-defining new IP" which will prove to be one of Activision's "key strategic growth pillars". It'll be fun too, I imagine.

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