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The player-matchup issues in the new Halo: The Master Chief Collection have been partially resolved on the back end, but the developer promises an update to fully patch the problem.
The suite of past Halo games for the Xbox One is now available through Microsoft and other retailers for $60. However, a problem with matchmaking has put a damper on its first day.
Commentary: The latest attempt to bring the sci-fi shooter series outside its game origins is more of the same, illustrating the failures of keeping the best plot points away from the medium that could do them justice.
343 Industries confirms a remastered version of its previous four games will be out before Halo 5: Guardians, which debuts in 2015.
Taking place between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, the Ridley Scott-produced film featuring actor Mike Colter as agent Jameson Locke makes its first appearance in San Diego.
The composer says he was fired "without cause." He's been given unpaid work and vacation time, as well as damages.
The new collection for the Xbox One, which packages all four current Halo games, is proving a hit among eager buyers.
The next Halo game, which could be a huge boost to Microsoft's Xbox One, promises to be a "bigger effort" than Halo 4.
The "Alien" director will serve as executive producer on the project, which is due to be released later this year.
The man behind Master Chief's voice, Steve Downes, says that he doesn't believe Microsoft-owned 343 Industries will get Halo 5 to store shelves in 2014.