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Halo World Championships prize pool gets a big boost from REQ packs 1:18

The Halo World Championships kick off in December, and the starting prize pool of $1 million has already risen substantially, thanks to the "crowdfunding" support of players who have purchased REQ packs.

Halo 5 update brings Big Team Battle and new maps

Halo 5: Guardians originally launched without the classic multiplayer mode Big Team Battle, but that's about to change, as the mode is arriving with four new maps inspired by the series' best locations.

Learn how actors become their characters in this Halo 5 roundtable

Halo 5: Guardians is out today, and Microsoft has released a nearly 30-minute video detailing the recording process with its actors. As it turns out, one of them used to have a very different line of work.

Prepare for Halo 5 with this new limited edition Master Chief Xbox controller (Unboxing) 1:44

If you're looking to give your Xbox controller setup more pizzazz look no further than this new limited edition Xbox One controller based on Halo's Master Chief. Check it out in this quick unboxing video.

Microsoft plans insane Halo 5 launch with helicopters, celebs, real-life combat 0:34

Halo 5: Guardians looks to be one of the biggest games of the year, and Microsoft has planned an equally large launch event, complete with a six-hour YouTube livestream and special events all over the world.

Halo: The Fall of Reach Launch trailer looks to the past to explain the future

Halo 5: Guardians arrives October 27, and limited edition buyers will also have the chance to check out The Fall of Reach, an animated series based on the 2001 novel by Eric Nylund.

Here are the video games you won’t want to miss this October 2:32

October might just be the best month of the year for gamers. Some of the year's most anticipated titles, including Halo 5, will be hitting store shelves. Find out what's new and what to expect.

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.

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.

Watch everything Microsoft unleashed at its E3 2015 Xbox event in 3 minutes 3:10

Halo 5, backwards compatibility, new controllers and more were all unveiled during Microsoft's keynote at E3 2015. Hear all of the major news you might've missed in this quick highlight video.

Halo 5 teaser site Hunt The Truth investigates ‘the real Master Chief’

A teaser site for the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians introduces Benjamin Giraud, a journalist and war photographer inside the Halo universe, tasked with an in-depth profile of Master Chief, but is that all there is to it?

Halo 5: Guardians confirmed for fall 2015 release [updated]

Microsoft confirms Halo 5: Guardians as an Xbox One exclusive release and reveals the first art for the game. Guardians will be coming to the company's flagship console in fall 2015.