Alan Smithee

Bungie Kills 6.5 Million Characters in Destiny

Bungie Kills 6.5 Million Characters in Destiny

The beta for Destiny is over, and you probably already knew it was going to happen, but they’ve officially wiped their servers meaning that the 6.5 million characters created by the 4.6 million players are completely gone, forever. At least the studio has decided to send out a few words to help you grieve: “When […]

 Alan Smithee

I Worry About The Hype Machine – Destiny

I Worry About The Hype Machine – Destiny

The other day, during the Activision 4th quarter earnings call CEO Bobby Kotick was touting the new IP from Bungie (creators of the Halo franchise) as potentially the “best-selling new video game IP in history.” This raises all sorts of red flags in my brain. Keep in mind he’s not talking to the public but […]

 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

Grab Some Popcorn For This 20 Minute Halo Fan Film

Grab Some Popcorn For This 20 Minute Halo Fan Film

I wish I had words to adequately describe the amount of time, effort, and energy spent on making a machinima like the one I’m sharing with you tonight.

 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 […]

 

Grunt Funeral Skull with Halo: Anniversary Pre-Order

Grunt Funeral Skull with Halo:  Anniversary Pre-Order

Them grunts need to lay off the Taco Bell.

 Ryan Wilson

Bungie Launches Aerospace Division

Bungie Launches Aerospace Division

Trust me, Bungie is not pulling a Richard Garriott.

 Alan Smithee

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition Announced

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition Announced

Take the familiar game that got so many of us hooked on the Xbox a decade ago, add some high resolution textures and models, slap on co-op and online play, and you’re left with Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Edition.

 Alan Smithee

The Coolest Halo Toy EVER

The Coolest Halo Toy EVER

To help commemorate the ten year anniversary (yes…it’s been nearly 10 years since we first met Master Chief) of the release of Halo: Combat Evolved on the original Xbox game system, McFarlane toys plans on releasing a toy ripped right from the game itself.

 Alan Smithee

Halo: Reach Added to Games on Demand

Halo: Reach Added to Games on Demand

Are you a lazy shut-in who can’t be bothered to go to the game store and don’t want to spend the five minutes it would take to search for a new or used copy online? Then good buddy, we’ve got a deal for you.

 Ryan Wilson

Bungie NOT Working on an MMO

Bungie NOT Working on an MMO

So, remember last week when we reported that Bungie’s next game would be an action MMO? Well, it turns out that “news” was the result of GDC reporters unable to take a joke.

 

10 days til Halo: Reach – Defiant Map Pack

10 days til Halo: Reach – Defiant Map Pack

Still going strong and adding more content for your alien bashing delight.

 Ryan Wilson

Bungie’s Next Project is an MMO [Update: Nope!]

Bungie’s Next Project is an MMO [Update: Nope!]

[Update: Bungie has confirmed this “news” to be a misinterpreted joke]

 Alan Smithee

Halo: Reach – Deliver Hope Extended Trailer

Halo: Reach – Deliver Hope Extended Trailer

Sheesh, it seems that I’ve been writing posts about Halo: Reach for ages now…or maybe it just feels that way because of how long I’ve been waiting for this game to come out. Well, ladies and gentlemen, the eve of launch is upon us and we’ve got less than a week before the game is […]

 Alan Smithee

Ominous Video is Ominous

new Halo: Reach trailer

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