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    s Latest DLC Leader, Sgt Johnson, Has Released}}


    Fan-favourite character Sergeant Avery Johnson has made his way into Halo Wars 2 in its latest piece of DLC, which was released yesterday. He brings with him a variety of mechs new to the game, some of which have never been seen before.

    The beloved Sergeant's focus as a leader are mechanized units, and so with him, several mechs have been added. In place of the Warthogs, Johnson fields Mantises. Also replaced in Johnson's arsenal is the Scorpion. What could be better than "66 tonnes of straight-up, HE-spewin' dee-vine intervention", you ask? The Collossus, a huge mech with the ability to stomp on and stun enemies. Johnson himself can take to the battlefield in his Green Machine hero unit, a very…



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    In the latest Halo Community Update, a new comic series titled Halo: Rise of Atriox was announced. The first issue of the 5-part miniseries is expected to release on August 2, 2017, with each of the consecutive issues releasing at some point after that.

    As its name suggests, Halo: Rise of Atriox shows the rise to power of Atriox, the Jiralhanae warlord who leads the Banished and serves as the main antagonist of Halo Wars 2. Issue one opens with him leading his Jiralhanae (Brute) brethren in an assault against a UNSC outpost. As the series progresses, readers will watch Atriox become the leader of the Banished, from his humble beginnings as one of many thrall in the Covenants ranks.

    Halo: Rise of Atriox will be going more in-depth into Halo lore pre…




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    Halo: Combat Evolved, the video game which kicked off the Halo franchise and helped launch the Xbox, was recently added into the World Video Game Hall of Fame as one of the four inductees for 2017. This is an amazing achievement for the franchise, as only 15 other games have ever had the honour of added to this list since its inception in 2015. Halo: CE now sits in the hall of fame, amongst other gaming icons such as Super Mario Bros, Pac-Man, Sonic the Hedgehog, Tetris, Space Invaders, Donkey Kong, Doom, Legend of Zelda and Pong.

    Games are nominated for places in the World Video Game Hall of Fame based on four criteria:

    • Icon status - how recognisble and memorable the game is.
    • Longevity - how long the game remained popular.
    • Geographical reach - whether the …



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    The newest DLC for Halo Wars 2, a leader named Colony, has arrived. Though Colony was expected to release earlier this week on Monday the 24th, the DLC was delayed until today for the purpose of quality assurance.

    Colony is the name chosen by a bond brother pair of Mgalekgolo gestalts (or Hunters, for those of you not fluent in Halos lore), and as such, its main focus are units and leader powers based around Lekgolo (the worms that make up Hunters). Hence, Colony brings with it several new additions to the Halo Wars 2 sandbox, such as: Goliaths (Giant Hunters who ditch their assault cannons in favour of a more up-close and personal approach), Skitterers (Small turret-like machines controlled by lekgolo worms, which can attach as bodyguards to …




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    Earlier today, Halo Wars: Definitive Edition released on Xbox One, Windows and Steam as a standalone game available for individual purchase. Previously, the title was only available to those who had bought the Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition bundle on Xbox One or Windows, but it can now be purchased seperately for $19.99 (£15.99), and is also now newly available on Steam.

    Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is an enhanced port of 2009's Halo Wars, which features all the DLC from the original game; improved graphics and audio; additional achievements and finally, support for ultra high definition (UHD) resolutions and refresh rates above 30Hz. The port was made by Behaviour Interactive and published by 343 Industries and Microsoft Studios, while the origin…




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