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[image:4140 left hspace=5 vspace=5 border=0]Another PC Halo preview has gone up, this time at Entertainment Depot, although the source (Louis Wu) is the same as always. The preview had screenshots with it, which we've put in the usual place.

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TankRamp at Battleground: Halo has pointed out a preview of PC Halo by Shinji over at Eurogamer. Read up!

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Gabe over at Penny Arcade has posted that this month's Gaming Day event, to be held at Lanwerx in Bellevue, WA on August 23, is going to feature a Halo tournament as well as some Halo 2 stuff:

To go along with our Halo tourney, Microsoft will has agreed to come down and show off a bit of Halo 2. We aren't sure yet if it will be the same stuff they showed at E3 or something new but either way it's pretty fucking exciting.

Penny Arcade, of course, is a regular webcomic focusing on gaming that has, at times, mentioned Halo in the past.

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DarkHelmet from BattleGround: Halo has been invited to a Halo: PC Fanstock event at the Gearbox headquarters. They promise a big article on it afterwards, so stay tuned.

UPDATE: According to the latest news post at Forerunners.org, Steve is also headed to this event, and no doubt they'll have updates after that as well.

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We won't summarize the whole Halo 2 Preview at UGO, pointed out over at HBO by Louis Wu, but we'll just mention a few of the more... ahh, interesting bits of... ahh... information. Some of these aren't new, some of them are, and some of them... well...

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If the article at UGO is to be believed, there are a few more pieces of information available about PC Halo.

What's in:

  • Flyable banshees
  • Usable fuelrod guns
  • Internet multiplayer
  • Rocket launcher Warthog
  • What's out:
  • Cooperative play
  • Playing as Covenant
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    Gaming Age's Marcus Lai has summed up his reaction to the Halo 2 demo shown by MS at E3 thusly: Halo 2 Rocks.

    We've never known Marcus to be wrong before. But then again, we don't know Marcus. So don't take our word for it.

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    Mnemesis over at Bungie Sightings has posted his impressions from the Halo 2 demonstration at MS' E3 press conference. He seemed pretty impressed, especially with some of the new wrinkles the sequel is sporting:

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    Not to be outdone, IGN also has some new Halo 2 stuff up-- thanks to Louis Wu at HBO, where we noticed the news. Their full trailer footage, like GameSpot's, are for paying subscribers only, but they have some free teaser clips.

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    gamer90 over at Subnova pointed out some recent Halo 2 items at GameSpot, including two new trailers, six new screenshots, and a new preview article. Enjoy.

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    Coexist wrote into the HBO forum to let everybody know that Gamespy has put up their preview of Halo for the PC online, including a rundown of the multiplayer capabilities. Apparently the game will ship with full Internet multiplayer as well as six new multiplayer maps, some of which will feature pilotable Banshees and Rocket Warthogs.

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    According to Cookieman and Yeroen at Bungie.net, a six level preview version of a new Myth solo plugin entitled The Seventh Godblighter Preview Pack should be made available today, authored by Teepens.

    This expansion promises a multi-storyline plot featuring humans, dwarves, elves and goblins, with an option to play as each.

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    theRanger sent us word that TeamXbox has a new Halo 2 preview up that features some of the newly released screenshots.

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    The boys at Electric Playground got their eyeballs on the Halo 2 trailer, and boy, they seem to have enjoyed it. They wrote up a summary, here, and commented on the progress that game's made from the original. A worthy read.

    Thanks to the Junkyard for catching this. Not HBO. Ho ho ho.

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    Harry Al-Shakarchi and Griffon , via Louis Wu at HBO, respectively gave warning that PC Gamer in the US and Edge Magazine in the UK will be doing previews of Halo 2. Edge has a teaser graphic up.

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