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Microsoft announces Halo Fest

'Live Halo experience' to celebrate 10th anniversary

Microsoft's announced Halo Fest, a "live Halo experience" set to run during PAX Prime in Seattle, USA from August 26.

The event will commemorate 10 years of Halo, says Microsoft, and show why the last decade of Master Chief's series "were just the beginning".


"If you call yourself a Halo fan, this is the year to attend PAX Prime," the official description reads. "With a PAX Prime badge, fans gain admission to Halo Fest, the largest and most expansive live Halo experience ever. Packed with tournaments, exclusive panels, and sweet prizes, Halo Fest is the place to be for Halo fans attending PAX Prime 2011.

"This event commemorates ten incredible years of Halo, looking back at the amazing stories that forged a diverse community and redefined gaming for two entire console generations. Join us August 26th-28th, at the Washington State Convention Center, and see why the last ten years of Halo were just the beginning."

According to recent reports, a rumoured Combat Evolved remake, said to feature 1080p art assets and online co-op, is being touched up by Timeshift dev Saber Interactive.