Halo 3

XB360 / Action / Release: Sep 25, 2007 / ESRB: M

NPD: Record Year for Industry Totals $17.94 Billion; Halo 3, Nintendo Consoles Dominate

By Nick Breckon, Jan 17, 2008 5:01pm PST

Riding a wave of strong software releases and still-fresh hardware offerings, the North American console video game market grew a massive 43 percent in 2007.


"Incredible how CoD4 sold that much although it was released pretty late in the year. The ..."

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Halo Writer Agrees: Master Chief an Empty Character

By Chris Remo, Jan 16, 2008 5:16pm PST

As much as I love the Halo series--and I do love it, a lot--I have always felt that the Master Chief is a fairly bland, uninteresting character....


"The master chief and Gordon are really plot devices...vehicles for story telling because you ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 11 comments

Microsoft Schedules Halo 3 Xbox Live Championship, Training Sessions

By Chris Remo, Jan 08, 2008 5:06pm PST

Microsoft plans to train fans of Bungie's Halo 3 (X360) and then pit them against one another in the game's first official tournament, with the...


"I'm dumbfounded by this. Speechless. I try to say something about it and all that comes out is ..."

- Legolas5 see all 12 comments

Halo 3 Tops Live User Count, TMNT Tops XBLA Sales

By Aaron Linde, Jan 07, 2008 4:01pm PST

Xbox Live user and sales data recently unveiled on Major Nelson's blog shows Halo 3 (Xbox 360) at the top of the heap in terms of unique users...


"any numbers to go along with xbla sales? nice to see sotn up there. "

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Xbox 360 Hits 17.7M Units Sold, Halo 3 Sells Over 8.1M, Mass Effect Sales Top 1.6M

By Chris Faylor, Jan 03, 2008 5:06pm PST

The Xbox 360 has sold in excess of 17.7 million units worldwide, Microsoft revealed today in a statement that included several other sales figures....


"Damb, 8.1 mil for Halo3. Has any other game ever sold that amny copies other than WOW for PC?"

- rodmanw see all 42 comments

Microsoft VP: Halo 3 Surpasses 5 Million Copies Sold, Mass Effect Sells Over 1 Million

By Chris Faylor, Dec 11, 2007 9:54am PST

Bungie's Halo 3 (X360) has sold more than 5 million copies since the game debuted in late September, Microsoft corporate VP of marketing Jeff Bell...


"Wow.. I don't think 2007 can beat 2001.. Fall 2001 had: Grand Theft Auto 3 Metal Gear ..."

- albrnick see all 33 comments

Quickie Impressions: Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack

By Chris Remo and Chris Faylor, Dec 10, 2007 11:37pm PST

Shack editors Chris Remo and Chris Faylor hopped on to Xbox Live tonight to try out the new Halo 3 maps from Bungie's Heroic Map Pack a few hours...


"The latest EGM podcast said that items in each map are map-specific (Baked in)?"

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Halo 3 Multiplayer Heroic Map Pack Screenshots

By Chris Remo, Dec 10, 2007 11:14pm PST

The Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack, consisting of three brand new maps for Bungie's mega-blockbuster shooter, is out in just a few hours--but in case your...


"So does everyone hate Halo 3 now. I was thinking about getting a 360 mainly for this game."

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Lawsuit Alleges Halo 3 Not Xbox 360-Compatible

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 28, 2007 3:22pm PST

San Diego resident Randy Nunez has filed suit against Bungie and Microsoft, alleging that the company's recently released Halo 3 (X360) "does not...


"I'm going to sue for......ONE HUNDRED MEELLION DOLLARS!!!! muawhahahahahahahah"

- jimvolk see all 58 comments

Newest Halo Novel Makes Times' Bestseller List

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 19, 2007 1:05pm PST

While direct sales of Bungie's Halo 3 led to the first profitable quarter for Microsoft's entertainment and devices division, royalties from...


"herro dave. this is the first post of the assisted shacking script, ASS. welcome to the ..."

- askedrelic see all 73 comments

First Halo 3 Map Pack Arrives Dec. 11

By Chris Faylor, Nov 19, 2007 9:19am PST

Beginning December 11, three new multiplayer maps will be available for players of Bungie's Halo 3 (X360). Titled the Heroic Map Pack, its three...


"it was just amazing to me that with as much multiplayer development that bungie put into h3, ..."

- logan see all 42 comments

Microsoft Giving Away Halo 3 with Xbox 360 Purchase (Updated)

By Carlos Bergfeld, Nov 18, 2007 12:39pm PST

Update: The promotional site for the offer has been reactivated, providing more details. Apparently, only original Xbox owners who have a current...


"so, you have to have a previous Live account attached to your original xbox, purchase a 360 and ..."

- zagzig32 see all 12 comments

Praise Be, Rocket Race Added to Halo 3 Playlists

By Chris Remo, Nov 13, 2007 6:04pm PST

And lo, upon hearing the anguished cries of the gamers, this day the thirteenth of November, in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, did Bungie...


"Oddball games on Snowbound and Epitaph have been reduced considerably PRAISE THE LORD NO ..."

- -=kodiak=- see all 47 comments

Bungie Prototyping New IP, Developing "Halo Games"

By Chris Remo, Nov 09, 2007 12:03pm PST

A new interview with Bungie studio manager Harold Ryan in UK-based industry publication Develop states that the newly re-independent company is...


"Halo did well since it's on the idiot box err console. If it was a pc game it would be a middle ..."

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Halo 3 Celebrates Zombie Day via Multiplayer Playlist

By Chris Faylor, Oct 30, 2007 12:22pm PDT

Bungie, apparently still in a festive mood after acquiring its independence from Microsoft, will be introducing a new Halo 3 multiplayer playlist...


"Dear Bungie, PLEASE keep this playlist in the social rotation. The more people who get to ..."

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