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343 Industries and Microsoft Studios Release Rare Halo 5 Guardians Screenshots

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The first person shooter, alien / human warfare video game Halo 5 Guardians releasing to Xbox ONE exclusively on October 27, 2015 which was originally debuted by the cryptic theme of war logs through viral campaign has been known as one of the console’s main selling points (60 frames per second has also been confirmed) even before the Beta testing occurred showcasing the game’s new multiplayer format changing up the formula of gunplay in the online battlefield between players. 343 Industries has been developing this game for potentially upwards of two years as the earliest conceptual work on the game began while Halo 4 was being produced.

Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens has been rumored as a consideration for technological breakthroughs in observing the game of Halo, but nothing has been confirmed as of yet how far this ends up going and if the feature makes the final cut before release. Early adopters will want to keep an eye on it though, Minecraft HoloLens was displayed recently from Microsoft at E3 2015 as well during a live presentation. Check out Mega Ran’s E3 2015 Wrap Up!

Below the game’s trailers, you will find Screenshots released by Microsoft Studios, the publisher of Halo 5 Guardians, who owns all rights to the ongoing blockbuster series.

Halo 5 Guardians Official Trailer:

Halo 5 Guardians Multiplayer Gameplay:

Official Screenshots:

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Halo 5: Guardians Earns a T Rating

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The fifth numbered entry in the Halo franchise has been rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB, Gamesradar discovered today. All previous Halo titles — with the exception of Halo Wars, Spartan Assault and Spartan Strike, have been rated “M for Mature”.

The content descriptors reveal the game will feature blood, mild language, violence. It appears the violence in Halo 5 has been toned compared to its predecessors; its official rating summary mentions occasional blood-splatter effects, while Halo 4‘s lists “Large blood-splatter effects” and describes a gory scene. You can read the full rating summary for more detail.

Halo 5 Rating Summary:

This is a first-person shooter in which players assume the role of a super soldier (Locke) searching for a missing character. Players use pistols, machine guns, grenade launchers, and futuristic weapons to kill alien and human enemies in frenetic combat. Battles are highlighted by realistic gunfire, explosions, and occasional blood-splatter effects. Characters can also use “assassinations” to kill characters by snapping their necks, or by stabbing them with bladed weapons. The word “a*s” appears in the dialogue, as well as occasional taunts/insults (e.g., “I have copulated…with your genetic progenitors!”; ‘Your father was a filthy colo and your mother was a hole in the wall!’)

Halo 5: Guardians launches on October 27, 2015, exclusively for Xbox One.

 

Source: Gamesradar via ESRB.

Halo 5 Guardians – New Guardians Revealed As Hunt For Truth Continues

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Xbox ONE’s big exclusive this year (or one of them at least) Halo 5: Guardians from 343 Industries and Microsoft Studios has received a new tidbit of information in the form of a quick teaser, an audio blog, and a full box art reveal (pictured above). In the new box art a new set of Spartan soldiers are revealed, but who are they? Take a look at the new video clip and a listen to the new audio blog below. If you need to catch up on the marketing campaign be sure to click “The Hunt For Truth” below and stay tuned for the E3 2015 Worldwide Gameplay Reveal of Halo 5: Guardians this June.

The Hunt For Truth Continues… Halo 5: Guardians releases October 27, 2015 exclusively for Xbox ONE.

Halo 5: Guardians – Multiplayer Beta Impressions

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Halo 5 Guardians is the next installment of the highly successful FPS series and marquee Xbox Franchise will be making its way to the Xbox One later this year. 343 Industries recently gave Halo Fans who purchased “Halo The Master Chief Collection”  a chance to participate in the multiplayer beta for the game to give players a feel for the game mechanics and control scheme. Halo 5 Guardians’ Multiplayer Beta takes what players loved from the games previous entries and meshes it with things gamers expect from the modern FPS Shooters as well as stream lined a lot of the game mechanics they introduced Halo 4. Players can now jump, hover, boost, ground pound and shoot seamlessly with skipping the beat. The pace of the game is dramatically increased and the maps are refined for fast pace yet tactical gameplay. The weapons and gun play in the game are highly updated and no one weapon can decimate your opponent unlike in previous entries making aiming and shot placement even more critical than before especially in the 4V4 multiplayer modes. The targeting and scopes have been greatly improved allowing players to point and shoot with out a huge recital in the middle of the screen. The Assault Rifle, DRM, and Pistol make their return as well as some of the Covenant and Promethean weapons for the previous game. The player assassinations and take-down’s are back as well as kill reversals for those critical moments right before a player’s death. 343 has also brought player customization back allowing you fully customize your Spartan’s looks, color palate as well as your Clan Tag but the load out option has been locked for the Beta. 343 has allowed players to change their button layout so if you don’t like the new default you can change it however you like to player the game. Halo 5: Guardians looks like it will uphold the legacy of the series iconic mulitplayer mode and maybe even take it a step further. The beta does has some visually hiccups and it does take a while to join in a match at times but when you join a game you stay inside the current match. Halo 5 Guardians looks like it is on the right path and now its up to 343 Industries to follow through and finish their work on the game the data that the gain in this session as well as feedback from the community then couple that with the massive single player the company has promised us Halo 5 might just be the FPS of the year for 2015. Check out our video impressions of the Multiplayer Beta below and keep it locked to RGN for all your Halo news.

Video Impressions
 

Here’s the list of 2015 Video Game Releases So Far

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The year 2014 is coming to a close and many are already looking forward to next year’s video game releases. This year saw plenty of releases across multiple platforms and 2015 looks to be no exception. Scroll below to see the titles that have been confirmed. If we missed anything or have the wrong date, please let us know.

January

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Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk (PS3, Vita) – January 13

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition (Vita) – January 13

Dying Light (Xbox One, PS4, PC) – January 27

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires (Xbox One, PS4, PS3, PC) – January 27

Grand Theft Auto V (PC) – January 27

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2 (Vita) – January 27

Saints Row IV: Re-Elected / Gat Out of Hell Expansion (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC) – January 20

February

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse

Criminal Girls: Invite Only (Vita) – February 3

Dead or Alive 5: Final Round (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3) – February 17

Dragon Ball Xenoverse (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC) – February 5

Evolve (Xbox One, PS4, PC) – February 10

htol#NiQ: The Firefly Diary (Vita) – February 24

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse – February 13

The Order: 1886 (PS4) – February 20

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Xbox One, PS4, PC) – February 24

Total War: Attila (PC) – February 17

March

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Battlefield Hardline

Battlefield Hardline (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC) – March 17

Bladestorm: Nightmare (Xbox One, PS4, PS3) – March 3

Bloodborne (PS4) – March 24

Final Fantasy Type-0 (Xbox One, PS4) – March 17

H-Hour: World’s Elite (PC) – March 2015

ScreamRide (Xbox One, Xbox 360) – March 3

April

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Dark Souls II: SotFS Edition

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Edition (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC) – April 7
Mortal Kombat X (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC) – April 14

May

The game of nada. No that’s not an actual game, May has no releases as of yet. That will obviously change.

June

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Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight (Xbox One, PS4, PC) – June 2

July

N/A

August

N/A

September

N/A

October

N/A

November

N/A. Though everyone and their grandmother knows the next Call of Duty game from Treyarch, will release then.

December

N/A

The following list below are other titles that have yet to be assigned a release date but have been confirmed for 2015. 

Assassin’s Creed Rogue (PC)
Aztez (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
Battleborn (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
Battlecry (PC)
Below (Xbox One, PC)
Chronicle: Runescape Legends (PC)
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. (3DS)
Darkest Dungeon (PC)
Dead Island 2 (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
Deathtrap (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
The Devil’s Third (Wii U)
Dreadnought (PC)
The Division (Xbox One, PS4, PC)

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Fable Legends (Xbox One)
Fenix Rage (Xbox One, PS4, Vita)
Firewatch (PC)
Fortified (Xbox One)
Fortnite (PC)
Habitat (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One)

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Hellraid (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
Hollowpoint (PS4, PC)
Homefront: The Revolution (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
Hyper Light Drifter (Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Vita, PC)
Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart (Vita)
Killing Floor 2 (PC)
The Legend of Zelda (Wii U)

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (3DS)
Let it Die (PS4)
Mad Max (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong (Wii U)
Mario Maker (Wii U)
Mario Party 10 (Wii U)
Massive Chalice (Xbox One, PC)
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC)
Might & Magic Heroes VII (PC)
Mighty No. 9 (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, Wii U, Vita, 3DS, PC)
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS)
No Man’s Sky (PS4)
Not a Hero (PS4, Vita, PC)
OlliOlli 2 (PS4, Vita)
Omega Quintet (PS4)
Once Upon Light (PS4)
Persona 5 (PS4, PS3)
PGA Tour Golf (Xbox One, PS4)
Quantum Break (Xbox One)
Project CARS (Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, PC)
Resident Evil Remastered (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, PC)
Resident Evil Revelations 2 (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC)
Rime (PS4)
Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One, Xbox 360)

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Roller Coaster Tycoon World (PC)
Roundabout (Xbox One, PS4)
Runemaster (PS4, PC)
Scalebound (Xbox One)
Shadow Realms (PC)
Shroud of the Avatar (PC)
Silent Hills (PS4, others TBA)
Smite (Xbox One)
Space Engineers (Xbox One)
Space Hulk: Deathwing (Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC)
Splatoon (Wii U)
Star Wars Battlefront (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition (Xbox One)
Superhot (Xbox One)
Tales of Zestiria (PS3)
Tearaway Unfolded (PS4)
Titan Souls (PS4, Vita, PC)
The Tomorrow Children (PS4)
Tropico 5 (PS4)
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PS4)

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Until Dawn (PS4)
Viking Squad (PS4)
Volume (PS4, Vita)
Xenoblade Chronicles (New 3DS)
Xenoblade Chronicles X (Wii U)
Yoshi’s Wooly World (Wii U)

Take note that this list will see some changes, by the time next year comes around and we will do our best to keep you guys updated. So what 2015 games are you looking forward to the most and what are you hoping to see announced for next year? Sound off in the comments.

Personally I’m looking forward to The Order: 1886, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Batman: Arkham Knight, The Division, Dark Souls II: SotFS Edition, Mighty No.9 and Star Wars: Battlefront. My wallet is going to hate me by the time the next year ends, hell I have yet to purchased all the games I want that released this year.

Agent Locke (Mike Colter) Stars in Halo: Nightfall and Halo 5: Guardians [HD 1080P First Look Video]

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Recently Uncharted The Movie (not the final version of its name) got a release date and today Halo: Nightfall gets a first look trailer. For those who don’t know, the recently down-sized Xbox Originals will live on thanks to Halo: Nightfall, a live action digital series. Microsoft promised we’d get to see more of it at the San Diego Comic Con and here it is, straight from that industry trade event going on in the West Coast as we speak.

Ridley Scott will executive produce the series (not Spielberg) and its being starred by Mike Colter (as Agent who will also play the lead role in Halo 5: Guardians. The producer has said that this series is set to fill in players on the events leading up to the Xbox ONE exclusive game which will receive Beta access via Halo: Master Chief Collection which will also include free access to Halo: Nightfall when the show releases November 11, 2014.

Check out the 1080P First Look below.

Halo 5: Guardians Announced for 2015

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Earlier today 343 Industries revealed that Halo 5: Guardians will be available exclusively on the Xbox One in the fall of 2015.

The announcement was made by 343’s general manager Bonnie Ross in a blog stating the future of the Halo franchise. “Halo” games have pushed the Xbox forward, showcasing the console and its ecosystem in entertaining and innovative ways. Making a “Halo” game that runs at 60 frames per second, on dedicated servers, with the scope, features and scale we’ve been dreaming of for more than a decade, is non-trivial.  It’s a task that we, at 343 Industries, are taking very seriously to ensure we deliver the “Halo” game that fans deserve, and a game that is built from the ground up for Xbox One.”

Ross explains that Guardians is a “bigger effort” than part 4 and that “the content and scope of the game, as well as the technology in what’s now a brand new and more powerful engine.  Certainly there are some core elements carried over from prior games, but we’ve invested a huge effort in retooling our tech to take full advantage of the Xbox One’s hardware and ecosystem to create worlds and experiences worthy of next-gen.”

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Ross also went on to hint at 343 industries plans for next month’s E3. “Many fans noted that I was very deliberate with my phrasing on stage at E3 last year. I spoke about a “journey,” rather than a destination – and that journey definitely begins in 2014 with a giant leap, rather than one small step. We’ll give you much more information about our plans for this year at the Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing on June 9, and we’re confident that “Halo” fans will be pretty excited about the special plans we have in store.”

Sounds exciting. Stay tuned to RGN for all things Halo as we get closer and closer to E3.