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12 tips for staying Spartan strong in Halo 5: Guardians

Whether you're a Spartan veteran or a fresh-faced recruit, "Halo 5: Guardians" will put you through your paces. Here are some essential starting tips and tricks that will give you the edge in becoming a supersoldier.
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Halo 5: Guardians rated T for Teen while previous titles were all rated M for Mature 4:33

While the series isn't exactly known for being a gore-fest, until now every main game in the Halo series has been rated M for Mature. Halo 5: Guardians doesn't look drastically different, but has managed a T for Teen rating.
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Halo’s RTS spinoff gets a sequel for Xbox One and Windows 10 1:10

Microsoft announced today that its real-time strategy game Halo Wars will return in a sequel launching next year for the Xbox One and Windows 10.
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Check out Halo 5’s new Warzone map … in Mega Bloks

Microsoft and 343 Industries have unveiled the latest Warzone map for Halo 5: Guardians, created with over 90,000 Mega Bloks. "Raid on Apex 7" will be the largest Warzone map yet, and the model is 36 square feet.
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Divide and conquer: Halo 5 is the first in the series to not support local multiplayer of any kind

Microsoft and 343 Industries have confirmed that Halo 5: Guardians will be the first first-person shooter in the long-running series not to offer local, split-screen multiplayer in any of the game's modes.
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All of Halo 5’s preorder bonuses can be earned in-game

Spartans who are fretting about where to pre-order Halo 5: Guardians, determining which pre-order incentives they get, can rest easy: all pre-order bonuses can be unlocked in the game through regular play.
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Go big or go home: Hands-on impressions of Halo 5’s new Warzone multiplayer

Halo 5: Guardians' new multiplayer mode, Warzone, is the largest Halo format yet, pitting two teams of 12 against each other and a map full of AI baddies. We put on our power armor and tried it for ourselves at E3.
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Halo 5 split-screen co-op to be online-only and you’ll need Xbox Live Gold

Halo 5: Guardians will feature four player co-op for the campaign mode, but in a series first it will be online only, doing away with split-screen. It will also require an Xbox Live Gold subscription, 343 Industries has confirmed.
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Is Master Chief our greatest hero or our deadliest threat? Halo 5 answers in October

The Master Chief's saga continues, but there are hints that he may now be a villain? Halo 5: Guardians launches exclusively for Xbox One on October 27, 2015, Microsoft has announced.
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Combat evolves: The multiplayer beta for Halo 5 Guardians is now live

Microsoft confirms that the multiplayer beta for 343 Industries' Halo 5 Guardians is now live for anyone that received access from Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
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Halo 3: ODST coming to Xbox One as a freebie for Master Chief Collection frustrations

Microsoft and 343 Industries reveal plans to release Halo 3: ODST's campaign on Xbox One, adding that it will be a freebie for those impacted by Halo: The Master Chief Collection's matchmaking troubles.
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Halo: The Master Chief Collection multiplayer patch is coming later than expected

An update to fix the problematic multiplayer for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which was originally set to arrive on Wednesday, has been delayed until later in the week.