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After Peter Jackson told us last week, "That Halo project isn't happening," with regards to his not quite a game, not quite a movie, erm, thing, Halo Chronicles, we were still waiting for confirmation from Microsoft that the entire project is officially kaputz. And, well, we still don't know that....

July 27th 2009 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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After years of speculation – appearing on our E3 bingo cards for the last two years in a row (2008, 2009) – it looks like we can finally lay to rest questions about Halo Chronicles, the much-ballyhooed partnership between would-be Halo movie producer Peter Jackson and Microsoft Game Stu...

July 24th 2009 at 4:44pm 0 Comments
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We caught up with Peter Jackson himself last night, after a screening of District 9 – the feature-length debut of director Neill Blomkamp who had previously been attached to helm the Halo movie that fizzled out. Jackson explained that they felt like they had an amazing director in Blomkamp an...

July 24th 2009 at 3:59pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's Yves Guillermot just announced that the company is working with both Steven Spielberg and (King Kong director and game collaborator) Peter Jackson on games based on the upcoming Spielberg-directed, Jackson-produced movie adaptation of the Tintin comic. The movie is currently slated for lat...

June 1st 2009 at 8:36pm 0 Comments
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Is Metal Gear Solid 4 producer Ryan Payton directing Peter Jackson's Halo project? "Yes," comes the reply from Shacknews, corroborating (thanks, "reliable source!") a Kotaku rumor that places Payton in the "creative director" role on the forthcoming and exceedingly nebulous Halo project from Micros...

September 16th 2008 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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They say that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, but who'd expect it to plummet far away from its source, carried far by strong winds and subsequently rolled down a series of steep hills, and later to be picked up by a curious passer-by who takes it home as a souvenir ... overseas. Well, tha...

August 27th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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That's funny – we could have sworn it was August, not April. It was four months ago, after all, that we reported on Microsoft Game Studios' hiring push for director Peter Jackson's mysterious Halo universe project. Yet we're still seeing postings for what appear to be positions on the game's...

August 1st 2008 at 9:25pm 0 Comments
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Update: Looks like there is no Halo Chronicles alpha after all, as HBO has learned from Bungie's Luke Smith that the evidence is "100% fake." According to AddictGaming.com, a Bungie employee has been spotted on Xbox Live* playing a game called Robins Perch. What's interesting is the descriptive tex...

August 1st 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Maybe all the drama revolving the Bungie announcement and subsequent postponement wasn't worth the headache.In an interview with MTV Multiplayer blog Microsoft's head of Xbox Don Mattrick confirmed that Bungie is working on a new Halo title. Mattrick told MTV that Bungie's next title wasn't reveale...

July 16th 2008 at 6:02am 0 Comments
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Turbine is busy gearing up for its Korean launch of Lord of the Rings Online. The title is currently in closed beta in Korea and moving toward limited open beta. Fantasy titles are hugely popular in the country, but the enthusiasm with which beta testers are greeting LotRO has likely been spurred on...

June 20th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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GamePro has revealed the cover of their July issue, which contains new information on Halo Wars. According to GamePro's website, the article will feature new details regarding the Covenant and Spartans as well as new vehicles including prototype Elephants, Wolverines and Vultures. While we're certa...

June 5th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments