, often referred to as HBO
, is a fansite
created in 1999 by Claude Errera
(known online by the pseudonym "Louis Wu
") and two associates as a news site for the Bungie video game Combat Evolved
. The site was started in 1999 as Blam.bungie.org based on the project's development name before it was called Halo
. The site now covers all of Bungie's Halo
properties and posts game news, rumors, and fan art and videos.
Halo.Bungie.Org grew to become the most widely-read Halo
fansite, receiving more than a half-million page views a day in 2007. While his cofounders have ceased involvement in the site, Errera continues to update all sections of the site with the occasional assistance of others. Aside from contests, Halo.Bungie.Org also coordinates charitable endeavors and fundraisers.
Claude Errera and several friends first created bungie.org for developer Bungie
's other video games, namely Marathon
, in 1998. Before bungie.org, Errera had been involved in other Bungie-related sites. Halo.bungie.org began as "blam.bungie.org" on May 26, 1999 after information about what was to become Halo
was leaked soon after the Electronic Entertainment Expo
While Errera had used his real name for previous Bungie sites, his cofounder wanted to remain anonymous. At the time, little was... Read More