Can the Halo series survive without the Master Chief and Cortana? Halo 5 introduces Fireteam Osiris, a new team of Spartan-IV heroes, but will we care?
Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 is the greatest hero in FPS history. His relationship with the AI, Cortana, and a mildly sarcastic refusal to accept defeat, have saved humanity over and over again. Apparent Microsoft feels the franchise needs to move along.
This isn't the first time Microsoft has tried to swap someone other than the Chief into our play, and it hasn't always worked.
Halo ODST was not interesting to me. I'd thought fighting the Covenant on Earth, as a UNSC Marine, and defending New Mombasa would be a lot more fun than it was. Halo Reach introduced a fire team of Spartans at the onset of the war with the Covenant scum, before the fall of Reach nearly wiped out the United Nation's force of super soldiers. Noble Team, and the player character Spartan B312 a.k.a "Noble Six", were instant friends, and I was nearly brought to tears as they each died, trying to stop the onslaught.
Locke has some pretty big shoes to fill.
There is a pretty good deal running on my favorite gaming controller. I use this with my Xbox, Nintendo Switch and MacBook Pro. It is more durable than the more expensive ‘pro controllers’ and works just as well. If you’ve been waiting for a replacement this is a pretty good price. Microsoft 4N6-00001 Xbox Controller […]
A few weeks back, a number of external hard drives full of state taxpayer information were poached from the offices of Florida's Department of Revenue. Why these drives full of sensitive data were left out in the open where anyone could walk with one is a question I'm betting there's a really entertaining answer to. […]
As of today both Xbox One and PS4 players can preview Bungie’s sequel to Destiny, the MMOFPS successor to Halo. Wonderful weapons, colorful armor, and well-balanced skills make Destiny PvP the best since the early Halo games. The PvE raids, puzzles and bosses are similarly challenging and fun to play with friends. The story? Bungie’s […]
If you suffer from sleep disorders, there are a number of methods out there to mitigate them: Ambient noisemakers, relaxation tapes, sleep masks, you name it. One thing that doesn’t get tried is headphones, for good reason. Even the smallest earbuds are liable to wake you up if you roll over the wrong way. Now […]
Looking to upgrade that old laptop or tablet? Holiday sales may be way on the horizon, but there’s an even better way to get like-new tech for a steal. Here are 10 of our favorite deals on personal computers and gaming gear – refurbished, renewed or brand new. Acer Touchscreen 11′ Chromebook 16GB (Certified Refurbished) […]
Vape technology has been around long enough that vapers are starting to get picky about their gear. Luckily, so are we. From disposable models to cutting-edge touchscreen atomizers, there’s a vaporizer in this roundup to suit every taste. Hera 2 – World’s Most Advanced Dual-Use Vaporizer Choose between dry herb or oil extraction modes – […]