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Princess Peach Halo 5

Halo 5: Guardians and Super Mario Bros. 64 aren't synonymous, but one fan decided to combine the two and recreate Princess Peach's castle in the first-person shooter. Reddit user "Bearskopff" spent hours on the map, and believe it or not, every single brick is a single object in the map, as he said "no shortcuts taken here," while remaining very keen to simulating the geometry found in the original game. Continue reading for a video and more information. Click here for more pictures.

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SR1 Subterranean Rover


Think of the SR‐1 "Subterranean Rover" as a cross between a Halo Warthog and an extremely rugged, all-terrain dune buggy that's designed to withstand harsh environments while offering a safe, comfortable ride to its users. While it wasn't built for war, it does specialize in transporting workers or materials in harsh environments, thanks to virtually indestructible anti-corrosive / fire-retardant roll cage, steel roof, 16-point suspension, as well as a fire suppression system. On the outside, you have ultra rugged 4130 chromoly DOM tubing chassis, along with a Tier 3 Cummins 4QSB Diesel. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one short that was shot with a 136-year-old lens.

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Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition

The Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition bundle won't set you back $249.99, as it can be picked up for $99 shipped, today only. It includes the full game (digital download code), the Warzone REQ Bundle (14 Premium Requisition packs), Halo: The Fall of Reach (Animated Series), a Guardian model by Metal Earth, Spartan-themed SteelBook, Spartan Locke's Classified Orders, Dossiers on Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris, along with an Xbox Live Gold 14-day Trial. Product page. Continue reading for another in-depth video unboxing and more information.

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LEGO Halo Ship

H/T: Kotaku / Brothers-Brick | Photo credit: Cody Fowler

Brick master Cody Fowler combined two of his passions, Halo 5 and LEGO, for a massive project that took approximately 3-years to complete using more than 10,000 bricks. This UNSC ship recreation not only looks the part, but blue LEDs were installed for added effect. Unlike similar builds, you won't find any stacks on this vessel, as everything was carefully planned to have only two support beams showing. Continue reading for a couple more pictures.

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Halo 5 Spartan Armor

H/T: Its Raining Neon via iO9 | Photo by : Dave Yang

Halo 5 is currently one of the hottest games available, so much so that gamer DeAnna Davis decided to create real-life armor modeled after the in-game suits. "My Halo 5 Kelly 087 is my 10th full suit of armor offically ( not counting projects that included armor work but wasnt a full head to toe ordeal) And the first thing i learned was mobility is most important, (which i learned the hard way since i couldnt bend my knees or sit down in my deamon hunter cosplay xD(my 1st suit ever (go big or go home). But I really took that to heart with this suit so in a little less than one whole month of non stop work i made sure everything was not only easy to move in but pretty comfortable," said Davis. Continue reading for one more pictures.

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Halo Needler Replica

Limited to just 3,000-units worldwide, this Halo Needler Replica was modeled after its video game counterpart. This 1:1 replica of one of Halo's most iconic weapons features LED lights, in-game sounds and over a dozen motorized crystal shards. When you squeeze the trigger, the crystal shards retract in sequence to simulate being fired. To reload, simply travel to the Sanghelios moon of Suban for extra crystals. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Real-Life Halo Warthog Vehicle

Yes, this real-life Halo 4 Warthog vehicle commissioned by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft, and built by the Aria has been circulating on the internet for quite some time now, but it recently visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington and this epic video ensued. Just to recap, it's based on the Hummer H1 chassis and stands 8-feet tall. The team spent months creating a Warthog body identical to the video version, right down to the fake rivets on the plastic reinforced fiberglass body panels and gauges in the interior with static readouts. That's not all, even the horn heard in-game has been lifted and attached to a speaker. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including what happens when molten aluminum meets a lava lamp.

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Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet

You might have seen, or at least heard of, NECA's - a Japanese company known for its action figures and collectibles - street-legal Master Chief motorcycle helmet, but it will soon begin to ship. That's right, this limited edition helmet meets US Department of Transportation standards for motorcycle helmets, and sports a modular design that allows the front to pop up. There are front air intakes that reduce fogging behind the UV-protection eye shield. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Halo Elite

Standing over 7-feet-tall, this insane Halo Elite costume is full of fancy animatronics, and looks to be straight from a live-action movie. It was designed and built by self-taught special effects artist Pete Mander. Yes, it's wearable and extremely detailed. Let's just hope if Hollywood ever decides to greenlight a Halo movie, based on the game, they have Pete Mander on their special effects team. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today.

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Halo Motorcycle Helmet

You've seen the Spider-Man and Venom motorcycle helmets, now check out Neca's Master Chief Halo version. Don't let its looks fool you, this helmet is 100% approved by the Department of Transportation for street use. Available in four sizes (small to extra large), this helmet all the features that a rider might need, including a UV-coated visor, front / rear vents for reduced fogging + comfort, and an easy-open design made for riders wearing motorcycle gloves. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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