Topic / Halo: Reach

Halo 4 Leaked Loadout & Gameplay Screenshots

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  Just under a week until E3 2012, and already, there have been several leaked images of Halo 4, as well as a mysterious video showing off gameplay. From an Italian Halo site [] 8 screenshots have surfaced, showing new Halo 4 gameplay and menu screens, also showing new Armor Abilities and so called ‘Tactical Packages’. Screenshot analysis after the jump.

Halo 4 GameInformer Scans Leaked [GALLERY]

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It’s crunch time for 343 Industries, and with about seven or so months left until its Holiday 2012 release, there is an increase of Halo 4 information surfacing the web recently. GameInformer Magazine’s May issue not only has a Halo 4 cover but also includes 14 pages of Halo 4 epicness which digs into Halo 4’s Campaign and Multiplayer experience (now named ‘Infinity’). (Screenshots included in Gallery) From all this […]

Review: Halo: Reach Defiant Map Pack DLC

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With 343 Industrial being the new owners of the highly acclaim Halo series, does 343 Industrial, with the help of Certain Affinity live up the exceptions set by Bungie? Does this map pack sets a good path for 343 Industrial and their future? Our gaming editors, Adrian Cajili and Gabriel Huynh, gives you what’s new, and their verdict are just after the jump.

Halo Reach: New Armor with Defiant Map Pack?

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In a few more weeks, the new Map Pack for Halo Reach will be released, containing two multiplayer maps and a firefight map, but is there more than just the 3 maps? Well, a brand new helmet has been spotted in the Defiant Map Pack Screenshots from Halo Waypoint. After a highly discussed thread on, it is not known whether a new helmet and chest piece will be added […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 33: It’s Raining Tablets

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This week saw Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the number of tablets have expanded with Samsung, LG and HTC getting in the mix; while publishers are angry with Apple and Telstra gains some love with us with its announcement over 4G. We also get into a shouting match over the fact that processors are different – with Tom on one side and the rest of us on the other. […]

Halo Reach: Defiant Map Pack [Gallery]

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The Defiant Map Pack includes two Multiplayer maps and a Firefight map, which will be available in March on Xbox LIVE for 800 Microsoft points, and will include new Achievements worth a total of 150 Gamerscore points. Check out the screenshots and tell us what you think of the upcoming Halo: Reach DLC.

New Halo: Reach DLC coming soon

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Recently announced by Halo Waypoint, the upcoming map pack, the Defiant Map Pack is due to be released on the Xbox Live marketplace in March this year. The Map Pack will include three new maps, two multiplayer competitive maps: Condemned and Highlands; and a new Firefight map: Unearthed. The map Condemned appears to be located on a run down space station. Highland appears to be located on a UNSC training […]

Top 5 Games to get for Christmas (Part One)

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As its the final week of Christmas, expect to see some huge bargains coming out for stores in order to get you to buy last minute gifts. Of course, one of these would be the games – and I have created this super list of the top five games for the next-gen console (except for the PC) should get as a gift. I should note, this is not in order […]

Halo Reach: Armory – Helmet & Visor Colors

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Like in Halo 3, you are able to customize your spartan. But in Halo Reach, The Armory allows you to create your own Spartan. And when I say customize, I’m not talking about a different helmet and armor color, But you can personalize the look of your Spartan from the color of the visor he wears all the way to the voice you can use in firefight. This screen shot […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 8: Oh crap, my computer just crashed

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Blame Stewart for another late episode. Why? Because we had to wait for his precious iPhone to be reverted to an old version and jailbroken, which took 3 hours and 45 minutes after our original start time. Also, we’re still apparently recovering from our Election Night spectacular – if you can call it spectacular. Anyway, Tom leaves halfway in the episode because of typing disturbed some people and Stewart and […]

Halo Reach: Elite Armour Permutations

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In Halo Reach, players can customise Spartans as well as Elites, although, the customisation for Elites is limited as the player can only change the Elite’s appearance by ‘sets’. In other words, you cannot change the Elite’s shoulders, helmet, and armour like in Halo 3. This is because Reach focuses more on Spartans, rather than Elites.

Halo Reach: Covenant Weapons

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Plasma Pistol: The plasma pistol has the ability to overcharge and shoot a very strong ball of energy that can lock onto an enemy. If the charged up ‘blob’ hits your enemy, it will completely drain their shields. This weapon is not recommended as it’s main purpose is to take out someone’s shields. Although in the Halo Reach Multiplayer Beta, The Plasma seemed much more stronger, but it is unknown […]

Halo Reach 250GB Xbox 360 console unveiled

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While many Xbox 360 fanboys are awaiting the release of Halo: Reach – and yes, I know one, Microsoft has unveiled a brand new game-themed version of the Xbox 360 Console which will be released as part of the “Limited Edition” bundle. The bundle will come with two wireless controllers and a wireless headset – both also featuring custom designs based on the upcoming game. It also includes an episode […]

Halo Reach: Armour Abilities & Tips

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All armor abilities have usage limits, and you can only use them if you have enough in your armor ability meter. Most of the abilities slowly drain your meter, E.g. Evade drains half of it in each use, after 2 evades, you have to wait to recharge. Not all abilities are available in all game modes, depending on the game mode, the weapon loadout that comes with a particular armor […]