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'Halo Infinite' puts Master Chief back in the fight


As expected, Microsoft opened its E3 presentation by unveiling the next chapter in the Halo franchise: Halo Infinite. The teaser trailer didn't show much beyond a pretty wildlife trailer with only a brief glimpse of the Master Chief, but it's been three years since Halo 5 came out. Follow all the latest news from E3 2018 here!

Halo Infinite review – old-school blasting in sci-fi 'Dad' game

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Twenty years since Halo: Combat Evolved, Master Chief is still "finishing the fight". Made infamous by Halo 2's premature cliffhanger ending, the line is uttered with zero irony at Halo Infinite's conclusion: it's become the catchphrase for a series that is travelling in circles, always defaulting to something like the original fable of a craggy supersoldier fighting alien zealots for control of universe-ending Forerunner relics. Infinite takes place on yet another gorgeous ringworld, where Master Chief teams up with a nervy pilot and a chirpy new AI buddy to battle a renegade group called the Banished. It's the same old story with the same rousing musical motifs, but the geography has changed: main missions are now threaded through a lush open expanse comparable to that of a Far Cry game, where you'll tackle sidequests such as hostage rescue, and claim bases that let you fast-travel and rearm. The extra space amplifies Halo's existing brilliance as a martial playground, defined less by reflexes and accuracy than giddy improvisation, but it's not quite enough to make this backward-glancing game unmissable.

The 'Halo Infinite' trailer highlights Master Chief's glorious armor


The first trailer for Halo Infinite brings back the franchises iconic lean, green, alien-murder machine that is Master Chief's MJOLNIR armor -- along with the promise that the only one who can don it to save humanity is you. The "Become" trailer was followed with eight minutes of demo footage that revealed Halo Infinite as an "ambitious" open world game double the size of previous Halo games. Halo Infinite will be available Holiday 2020. Netflix's'Immigration Nation' trailer takes us inside the effects of ICE Trevor Noah has a warning for us about Trump's new'somber' coronavirus tone

'Halo Infinite' gameplay trailer shows off Master Chief's grappling hook


At long last, Microsoft has given Halo fans their first look at gameplay from the next title in the long-running franchise. It didn't waste any time during today's Xbox Games Showcase as it kicked off the stream with a look at the Halo Infinite campaign. It has that classic Halo aesthetic of an alien planet filled with enemies and that iconic assault rifle with which you can take them down. Master Chief can scoot around the landscape in a Warthog and he has a grappling hook that he can use on the environment, as well as on enemies and items. You'll have a detailed map through which you can find missions and upgrades too.

Under Armour's HOVR connected shoes aim to make you a smarter runner


Under Armour has been making a major push into smart running shoes for a couple of years now, and in 2019 the company is taking those efforts even further. This year, it plans to launch a suite of connected sneakers (five, to be exact), starting with the HOVR Infinite. Pictured above, the Infinite is a $120 running shoe that can be paired to Under Armour's MapMyRun app via Bluetooth, letting you keep track of your stats right on your smartphone. The Infinite follows the HOVR Phantom and Sonic that were introduced last year, both of which will have their second version later this spring. Under Armour has also revealed the HOVR Guardian and HOVR Velociti 2, with the former being designed for long-distance running and the latter as a tempo trainer for smoother runs.