Alan Smithee

Revamped Halo: The Master Chief Collection Multiplayer Maps Revealed

Revamped Halo: The Master Chief Collection Multiplayer Maps Revealed

The re-release of the Halo series on the Xbox One console is looking better and better every time I see a video of it in action. In the video below you’ll see the remastered maps for Ascension, Sanctuary, Zanzibar, and my favorite Coagulation with a commentary by executive producer Dan Ayoub. If there was one […]

 Alan Smithee

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War from Epic Games

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War from Epic Games

I was hoping to stave off buying an Xbox One for quite some time (who knows maybe indefinitely) but there was an announcement regarding the future rights of the Gears of War series being owned by Microsoft. That one announcement moved me closer to wanting one over a PlayStation 4 than anything I have read […]

 Alan Smithee

Dark Horse Announces Halo:Initiation Miniseries

Dark Horse Announces Halo:Initiation Miniseries

Sorry, this is one of those “NOT MASTER CHIEF” series that people whine about but elated fanboys clap their cheeto stained hands about.

 Alan Smithee

343 Industries Snuffs Halo 4 Rumor

343 Industries Snuffs Halo 4 Rumor

All of you uninformed buttholes that were saying that the next in the Halo franchise would be on the next generation of Xbox hardware can just shut the hell up.

 Alan Smithee

McFarlane Toys’ Master Chief Evolution 3 Pack – Review

McFarlane Toys’ Master Chief Evolution 3 Pack – Review

Reviewing toys isn’t exactly something that I had in mind when I first established WatchPlayRead, but thanks to some of our community members sharing their love of the hobby and generous toy companies who sometimes send out review copies of their wares, I’ve found myself getting in touch with a side of my psyche that […]

 Alan Smithee

Halo 4 – Announcement & Trailer

Halo 4 – Announcement & Trailer

In typical Microsoft fashion, they saved the big news for the end of their press conference.

 Alan Smithee

Marvel to Make Halo: The Fall of Reach Comic

Marvel to Make Halo: The Fall of Reach Comic

I’ll admit, I’m an abject Halo whore. I’ll defend this series until the ends of time. The game series was singlehandedly responsible for my bad grades in my Junior year of college (thanks to me buying an Xbox and Halo: CE instead of books). I’ve read all of the books, watched the movies, end even […]

 Alan Smithee

The Concept Art of Halo: Reach

The Concept Art of Halo: Reach

I’m probably one of the few remaining Bungie fans out there (hyperbole FTW) after a good chunk of the gaming world, who has followed the Halo saga since the olden days of Combat Evolved, fell off the bandwagon with ODST. If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard yet, Reach will be the […]