Bungie Humpday Challenge

Where we battle to the death(s) anyone foolish (or knowledgable) enough to take on the combined might of Bungie at its own game. This week, Penny Arcade. Actually, to tell the truth, we get owned quite a lot. But not this time. Read on.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 3/16/2005 6:21 PM PDT

Weekly What's Update

After last week's burst of actual information, we felt it was best to calm everyone down with a dump of more conventional answers, and one of the ugliest Mister Chiefs yet. All your questions answered. Except the hard ones.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 3/11/2005 5:48 PM PST

HBO's Founding Father

Claude Errera, founder and leader of Halo.Bungie.Org was kind enough to sit down with Bungie.net and discuss his role in the biggest Bungie fansite on Earth, and his thoughts on Halo 2, now that he's had a chance to digest it. Claude has some surprising answers...

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Inside Bungie 3/11/2005 12:53 PM PST

Bungie Humpday Challenge!

We took on the combined might of Pioneer Electronics' best Halo 2 players. Why? Because they asked us to. Which you can too. We'll take on anybody. How did they fare against our might? And how did we fare against their superior TVs? Find out inside.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 3/10/2005 6:04 PM PST

Halo 2 and Havok

Tumbling vehicles, falling boulders and exploding environments are just a few of the things we used the Havok physics engine for, but find out what else this powerful piece of software can do in our in-depth look at Halo 2 and Havok.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 3/7/2005 12:49 PM PST

Bungie Weekly What's Update

Finally! Some actual concrete information on what we're doing to fix cheating, what types of glitching and exploits that we're addressing and even a hint or two about the possible timing. Heck yeah!

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Inside Bungie 3/4/2005 5:34 PM PST

Weekly Humpday Challenge

In this week's Humpday Challenge, we took on the combined might of the US Army. Well, a few of 'em at least. It turns out that six Army men is more than enough to deal with seven husky nerds. Read on to find out what happened...

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 3/3/2005 4:26 PM PST

Bungie Weekly What's Update

Where we try our best to appease your requests for information about common problems, concerns and curiosities. This week, old chestnuts include downloadable content, cheating and old school Mister Chief.

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Inside Bungie 2/25/2005 2:40 PM PST

Real Life Players: BlAcKjAk

BlAcKjAk is a frighteningly good Rumble Pit player. In the few minutes he wasn't popping Battle Rifle rounds into people's helmets, he took some time to let us in on the secrets and strategies of a real life Halo 2 player.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 2/24/2005 6:44 PM PST

Weekly What's Update

A short, bitter What's Update as we answer your questions as best we can. We address the usual chestnuts, including downloadable content, cheating and we talk to mods about what moderating is all about. Go looksee!

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 2/18/2005 6:30 PM PST

Weekly Humpday Challenge

More Humpday antics, and per your popular demands, against real people with real jobs and lives. Problem is, real people seem to have real skill. See how the Pooflingers fared against the Poofingers - a well known Bungie clan.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 2/17/2005 3:09 PM PST

Attack of the New Guy!

We interview Lee Wilson, the new Bungie storyboard artist, to find out more about his new job, his game and movie influences, and how an Englishman describes the act of having a cup of tea in his native tongue.

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Inside Bungie 2/16/2005 5:22 PM PST

Weekly What's Update

Lots of questions this week, some obvious, some not so obvious. Progress is being made on cheating, the feedback system is garnering results and parents are concerned about what their kids have been up to...

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 2/11/2005 6:38 PM PST

Humpday Challenge: Halo 2 CE Mods

More dancing on our graves in a one hour and eight minute mammoth game of Assault, but Bungie had a few tricks up its sleeve in this latest Humpday Challenge. Find out how the Halo 2 CE Mods, a leading PC Halo mod squad, fared against our best.

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Inside Bungie 2/10/2005 6:46 PM PST

RSS: DeFAS Fesses Up

RSS is a brilliant, yet complex and mysterious aspect of the Bungie.net stats story. We chat with the guys from Halo.Defas.Org about what's possible with a website, a plan and a Bungie.net RSS feed.

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Inside Bungie 2/9/2005 5:23 PM PST

Halo 2 CE

Want to play Halo 2 on your PC? Well, now you can, sort of. H2CE is a custom mod that brings all the new hotness of Halo 2 to the world of Halo PC. Meet the team behind this impressive project and see how they're taking matters into their own hands to ensure that PC players can experience Halo 2.

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Halo (PC and Mac) 2/7/2005 4:06 PM PST

Weekly What's Update

Yet more answers to pressing questions about Halo 2 online and off. This week we discuss recent movie rumors, Thai food etiquette, Matt Soell and lots, lots more. Plus a moody new Mister Chief.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 2/4/2005 4:37 PM PST

Bungie May Cry!

Bungie took on its first civilian clan in The Bungie Humpday Challenge last night and the results were pretty much what you'd expect - only perhaps a little more physically attractive than normal.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 2/3/2005 5:17 PM PST

Lights, Camera, Action Figures!

Joyride is hard at work on new Halo action figures and vehicles. We take a sneak peek at some of the cool new toys headed your way in 2005. Everything you want, from Tartarus to Spectre! Pricing and dates to be decided!

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 1/31/2005 6:27 PM PST

Weekly What's Update

More of your questions about Halo 2 online stuff this week, including an update on cheating (thousands more accounts suspended) and some tricky interface questions just for good measure.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 1/28/2005 5:16 PM PST

Work at Bungie

Another in our ongoing series of looks at what it takes to work at Bungie, or any game studio, for that matter. This time we talk to the Grand Moff of Music - Marty O'Donnell, the Halo composer.

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Inside Bungie 1/27/2005 5:15 PM PST

Dancing for Joy!

Last week we were brutally defeated by EGM in the Bungie Humpday Challenge. This week, we exacted a brutal and terrible revenge on the unsuspecting gentlemen of Tips & Tricks magazine. Caution: Madness ahead.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 1/27/2005 2:37 PM PST

Bungie Winter Pentathlon!

It's time to make the Bungie smack-talking and infighting official! It's the Annual Bungie Winter Pentathlon. The most incredible feat of athletic prowess and endeavor in the history of Mankind.

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Halo (Xbox) 1/24/2005 7:10 PM PST

Work at Bungie: Multiplayer Map Design

Steve Cotton, multiplayer map-maker, gives us the inside scoop on his history at Bungie, and what it takes to be a multiplayer map designer in the bitter, frozen North.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 1/24/2005 2:39 PM PST

Bungie Weekly What's Update

After a slight delay thanks to technical errors, we present another Q&A session featuring topics as diverse as cheating, banning, the banning of cheaters and of course, downloadable content.

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Halo 2 (Xbox) 1/23/2005 3:35 PM PST