343 is working on being more transparent with their communication on what’s going on with their game titles regarding changes. They also have separate teams dedicated to continued work on Halo MCC, which they assure us in no way gets in the way of any developments in Halo 5 and any work being done on future Halo games. MCC looks…
If my recent article “Developing Halo 5 Strongholds Team Strategies” was too lengthy for your tastes, there is now a video voiceover version! Gameplay is of another Strongholds on Overgrowth four-view, but this time we’re using the strategies to secure a win.
Developing Halo 5 Strongholds Team Strategies
Reviewing gameplay videos is a great way to get better at any game. In this video watch BigBadMike, Wuzz Ranger, SILENT EVIL 74 and me play a game of Halo 5 Strongholds on Overgrown. Check out our team strategy, and learn what we can do to make it even better next time around.
Rowboat 000 comes through again, sharing Halo 5 tips and tricks with his friends. He taught me how to jump into the bases on the multiplayer map Truth, and I wanted to pass that onto you, so I made this little video to guide you through it.
Wuzz Ranger asked if I am using bumper jumper. Yes, I am, and this is definitely more difficult without it…
Learn how to tell where the enemy is on the Halo 5 map Truth by the telltale signs in this video created by Halo Diehards member Wuzz Ranger. Special thanks to rowboat 000 for bringing this to my attention and Wuzz for making the video!
Halo 5: Guardians drops October 27, 2015. Just over two months from now, we’ll get our gritty mjolnir mitts on it. In the meantime, the ‘net is full of videos and information, for those not concerned with spoilers. Check out several videos below, Wargames followed by a Campaign sneak peek, shared by Vincent Torre over at Casually Competitive Customs on FaceBook, a closed group primarily consisting of talented Halo Forgers. Thanks, Vince!
I’m really digging the parkour elements of Halo 5, and appreciate the return of ledges and other tricky playspaces that will allow us to creatively navigate the new maps, by hiding, sneaking past battles to reach an objective, and flanking the enemy. I’m especially excited that flag juggling has returned!
In the fourth video below, see our first view of the War Games map, Colosseum, featuring gameplay by pro teams Epsilon ESports vs Optic Gaming. This video showcases the efforts 343 has put into bringing Halo back into ESports, and the tools now available to increase the effectiveness of the viewer experience.
Don’t forget to check out some Halo 5 Campaign gameplay in the bottom video. Dat Hunter…
Halo 5: Guardians Arena Gameplay
Coliseum, Plaza, The Rig, and Eden
In this follow up to the Halo Diehards article “Are You Up to Date on All Halo 5: Guardians Trailers?” check out the Halo 5 Campaign demo seen at E3 2015 and the Official Halo 5 Warzone trailer.
Halo 5 E3 Campaign Demo