Halo: The Master Chief Collection Now Available for Pre-order and Pre-download
Thirteen years ago, Xbox made gaming history with the release of Halo: Combat Evolved. Then, ten years ago, Halo 2 changed the face of gaming forever. To date, more than 60 million copies of Halo games have been sold worldwide, driving over 6 billion hours of gameplay by fans connected to Xbox Live. Now, on November 11, the seminal first-person shooter saga gets the deluxe Xbox One treatment with the release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Celebrating three generations of the franchise and giving both new and longtime Halo fans the chance to experience all of the action on one consoles, this will kick off a new era in the Halo universe.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection: We are Golden
Hey there Halo fans! It’s been a long, crazy, exciting road, and we’re finally getting close to launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection in November. I wanted to personally share some big status updates with you. Let’s start with the biggest: Halo: The Master Chief Collection has gone GOLD! This is a massive milestone for the team and also means that the game is available for Pre-Order and Pre-Download right now! I couldn’t be more excited to start having fans grab this game online so everyone can hit the ground running on release day! The team has been working incredibly hard to make this happen, so we’re all eager for you to play this labor of love.
How to Snag the Best Achievements in Project Spark
Project Spark may be a free digital download, but that doesn't mean you're missing out on any of those sweet, sweet Achievements. This game is going to make you work for them, but don’t worry, we've got some tips on how you can make the most out of Project Spark, and boost that Gamerscore in the process. Right out the gate, let's start with the two toughest ones in the bunch: Crossroads Souls (10G) – Beat Crossroads Adventure without taking damage.
Unstoppable: Crossroads (10G) – Complete Crossroads five times without dying. For both of these Achievements, you're going to want to max your character up to level 20. We recommend Scarlett the Ranger, who can destroy enemies at a distance and use a distracting decoy. Also consider the downloadable character Avalon the Druid. Her healing powers can turn the tables on your enemies. Make sure you set the game to easy (unless you
Want in on Evolve's Big Alpha? We've Got You Covered
We already love Evolve, and have previously raved about it in our E3 and Comic-Con previews – but now that we’ve gotten the chance to play it multiple times, we’re starting to realize how awesome Evolve is as a deeper experience. That’s why we’re so excited to share today’s announcement that not only will Evolve’s “Big Alpha” be launching 24 hours early exclusively on Xbox One beginning October 30, but that you will have a great chance to get in to play the game for yourself.
Minecraft: Diary of a Total Newbie, Part 2 – Plus Doctor Who DLC Update
This is the second part of our two-part Minecraft: Diary of a Total Newbie feature. If you haven’t yet, check out the first part of our writer’s initial foray into the vast, wild world of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition, then come back and see what happens when he leaves the confines of the tutorial, and sets off to make a world all his own. When you’re ready to dive in for yourself, be sure to grab one of the many awesome add-ons (including the just-released Doctor Who skin pack) available for the game. Now then, it’s time to hear from the newbie!