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.

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

- razorblade79 see all 57 comments

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....

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"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...

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"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...

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

- pyide see all 9 comments

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....

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"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...

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"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...

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

- TimeDoctor see all 6 comments

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...

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

- Mrc32 see all 27 comments

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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- bored see all 20 comments

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...

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

- BlackCat9 see all 19 comments