What is Halo Waypoint?
Waypoint is the official mouthpiece for Microsoft's 343 Industries, and thus it's the official Halo channel. It comes in two forms through the online portal and online via your Xbox 360.
When first launched it was touted as being:
"Produced and developed by 343 Industries in collaboration with Certain Affinity, Halo Waypoint will offer a diverse selection of unique and immersive content and bring together all the goodness of the rich Halo universe in one place. It will inform fans of the latest Halo news and activities, and grant access to content ranging from interviews, trailers and screenshots, to exclusive video footage and community content that you won't find anywhere else."
And that's exactly what it is. Except that paragraph above is the official, legally approved, bureaucratic approved, team marketing gobbledegook talk. The proof is in the actual pudding and to make that pudding taste just -oh-so-right Microsoft did a sweet thing and stole people from within the Halo community itself to help run Waypoint and make it deliver Full Halo Glory (tm)!
Did you ever visit the Ascendant Justice website? Waypoint stole them. Remember the sweet BS Angel? Stolen. And now that they have sold their souls to the Halo juggernaut, they are now the smiling, friendly faces of Waypoint delivering, tip videos, challenges and their favourite Halo backgrounds and other cool intel related stuff - including the all important Halo News page! These people know Halo, they get it and now they give it back to us fans with as much love on the inside as when they were staring in through the store front window like lil orphan Annie may have...
So what are you doing here? Go check it out!
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