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FEBRUARY COVER REVEALED
January 8, 2010

After keeping the gaming public waiting for months, Bungie is finally revealing the details behind its stunning new prequel game, Halo: Reach. Game Informer's February cover story has 10 pages of exclusive details, screenshots, and art to sate your curiosity. Launch
MEET THE TEAM
January 12, 2010

Game Informer visits Bungie and meets the team behind the next Halo in this video. Launch
AFTERWORDS: HALO 3: ODST
January 14, 2010

As part of our extensive Halo: Reach coverage, we decided to take a look back at Bungie’s most recent release, Halo 3: ODST. Find out Bungie’s thoughts on final pricing, audio logs, Firefight matchmaking, and the possibility of DLC, straight from ODST creative director Joseph Staten. Launch
MANAGING THE FRANCHISE
January 18, 2010

While Bungie handles the creation of the Halo video games, the universe surrounding these titles eventually grew too large to be managed by only one team. This led to the creation of 343 Industries, located near the Bungie studios in Redmond, Washington. Launch to check out the video. Launch
THE ABBREVIATED FICTION
January 20, 2010

From the inception of the franchise in 2001, Halo’s fiction has only grown more complicated. Multiple games, novels, comic books, toys, animated features, and other media have created a rich tapestry of characters and storylines – but gamers new to the franchise could be forgiven if they felt a little lost at times. Without a doctorate in Halo-ology, what does a newcomer need to know? Launch
COMPOSER DOUBLE FEATURE
January 22, 2010

Marty O'Donnell has been composing for various forms of media for years, whether it's the Flinstones Vitamins jingle or the iconic Halo theme. His newest project is Halo: Reach. Launch
DEVELOPER COMMENTARY
January 25, 2010

By now you've got the skinny on the Halo universe and franchise, so it's time for creative director Marcus Lehto to go into detail about Reach's gameplay, characters, and weaponry. Launch to take a look at the video. Launch
NOBLE TEAM PROFILE: CARTER
January 25, 2010

Halo: Reach introduces a brand new squad of battle-tested veteran Spartans, fighting together to hold back the Covenant hordes that invade the planet of Reach. Today, we take a look at the team’s leader, Carter. Launch
NOBLE TEAM PROFILE: EMILE
January 26, 2010

Noble Team has fought together through many conflicts before the beginning of the devastating Battle of Reach. Meet the most mysterious of the five. Launch
NOBLE TEAM PROFILE: KAT
January 27, 2010

The Spartan IIIs of Noble Team begin the game thinking that human insurrectionists are invading the planet – Kat is second-in-command of that team when they find out just how wrong they are. Launch
MAKING THE COVER
January 27, 2010

For Game Informer's February issue, Bungie provided some remarkable new art to grace the front and back cover of the magazine. The art for the cover was designed specifically for this exclusive reveal of the game, and we loved the piece so much that we decided to ask the artist, Alex ChinYu Chu, about its creation. Launch
SPECIAL EDITION PODCAST
January 28, 2010

We take a break from our weekly Thursday show format to bring you yet another exclusive special edition podcast, this time centering on Bungie's much-anticipated prequel. Launch
NOBLE TEAM PROFILE: JORGE
January 28, 2010

Noble Team includes members from different colonies, trainers, and generations of Spartan soldiers. The most notably different is Jorge, the team’s heavy weapons specialist, and the only squad member who traces his origins back to the original Spartan IIs. Launch
NOBLE TEAM PROFILE: JUN
January 29, 2010

With almost no chance of survival, entire companies of Spartan IIIs were destroyed in conflicts across the galaxy – but they always got the job done. Being one of the few to consistently make it back as part of Noble Team, Jun handles sniping and reconnaissance duties. Launch
IMAGE GALLERY
January 29, 2010

View our screenshots and concept art in our complete Halo:Reach gallery. Launch

Players of Halo: Reach will meet and fight beside all the colorful personalities presented throughout our week of Spartan profiles. But they won’t be playing as those characters. Launch