Halo 3

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

Halo Movie Still Postponed, Nothing Has Changed

By Chris Faylor, Oct 30, 2007 10:41am PDT

Yesterday, several major gaming news sites began reporting that the Peter Jackson-produced Halo movie was still in some form of production, and the...

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"Hollywood = dumb, although it probably died because Microsoft wanted mega $s for it."

- wwonderboy334 see all 9 comments

Halo 3 Pushes September Game Sales to $1.36B

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 19, 2007 10:44am PDT

NPD's U.S. sales figures for the month of September--the month of Bungie's Halo 3 launch--have arrived. Led by the highly anticipated title, total...

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"Hey, I have an idea, let's all get second jobs and buy PS3s /mwwahhh"

- dlr(2) see all 28 comments

Halo 3 Soundtrack Celebrates Thanksgiving Release

By Chris Faylor, Oct 17, 2007 11:03am PDT

A two-disc soundtrack featuring songs from and inspired by Bungie's Halo 3 (X360) will arrive in stores by November 22. In addition to Marty...

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Movie Execs Say Halo 3 Caused Bad Ticket Sales

By Chris Faylor, Oct 16, 2007 10:31am PDT

Lackluster ticket sales have some film studios blaming Bungie's Halo 3 (X360) for the decline in box office revenues and worrying about the...

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"Movies are too expensive and the majority are pretty crappy anyway. They are right to be worried. "

- aznboysix see all 37 comments

Wizards NBA All-Star Admits to Halo 3 Cheating

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 11, 2007 4:26pm PDT

After being called out on Bungie's forums, the Washington Wizards' Gilbert Arenas admitted to Washington Post blogger Dan Steinberg he's been...

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"Cheating is cheating. No, technically it is not hurting anyone but I would have difficulty ..."

- SplinterCellSC20 see all 60 comments

Halo 3 Grabs $300M During First Week

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 04, 2007 9:59am PDT

Microsoft seems well on its way to its goal of profitability this fiscal year, as Bungie's Halo 3 netted more than $300 million in its first week...

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"I hope every one that bought it will realize that console games will be at least $80 by the next ..."

- majinpsyduck see all 13 comments

Halo 3 Scandals Explained; HD Resolution vs. 640p, Bungie Staff Leaving Microsoft?

By Chris Faylor, Oct 01, 2007 8:34am PDT

As with any high-profile game release these days, a few scandals have cropped up in the wake of Halo 3's launch last Tuesday. Apart from some...

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ShackCast Episode 11: Halo 3, Team Fortress 2, Hellgate: London, Crysis, Tokyo Game Show

By Chris Remo, Sep 29, 2007 10:54am PDT

This week features Halo 3, Team Fortress 2, Hellgate: London, multiplayer Crysis, Tokyo Game Show highlights including Metal Gear Solid 4 and Ninja Gaiden 2, and Jam Sessions on DS!

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"I actually saw an ad for the Orange Box on TV tonight! I believe it had the voice from Portal ..."

- helvetica see all 76 comments

Harry Potter's Day-One Revenues Possibly Greater than Halo 3's

By Carlos Bergfeld, Sep 28, 2007 4:15pm PDT

When Microsoft declared Halo 3's $170 million launch the "biggest entertainment launch in history," the company claimed to have surpassed both...

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"Halo 3 sold $170 million in the U.S. alone so it did beat Harry Potter worldwide."

- luis1986 see all 38 comments

Halo 3 Nets $170M Launch Day, Surpasses Halo 2

By Carlos Bergfeld, Sep 26, 2007 2:26pm PDT

The numbers for Bungie's North American Halo 3 launch yesterday are in, making the iconic shooter's $170 million in day-one revenues the...

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"My wii has made my roommates and their friends (a bunch of sorority girls) enjoy video games. ..."

- Defacil see all 43 comments

Halo 3 Launch Center

By Shack Staff, Sep 26, 2007 2:12am PDT

Holy crap, it's Halo 3. Reviews, media, features, interviews, news and even contest results. Have at it! You know you want to.

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Halo 3 Contest Winners

By Jeff, Sep 25, 2007 9:59pm PDT

I don't suppose you've heard of this new first person shooter game on the Xbox 360, Halo 3? No? Understandable. We at Shacknews didn't really feel...

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"no cross promotions with 300? mc = spartan, 300 = spartans? that was the first thing i thought ..."

- the_algor see all 28 comments

Halo 3 Experiencing Online Issues (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Sep 25, 2007 7:23pm PDT

Update: Shacknews has received several reports that those who were plagued by the non-existent update were able to go online with Halo 3 later in...

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"Finally got into some Halo 3 multiplayer and I realized what a cheap fucking bastard I am. ..."

- phobium see all 56 comments

Microsoft Stock Increase from Halo 3 Nearly Matches Halo 2 Bump

By Carlos Bergfeld, Sep 25, 2007 4:45pm PDT

With trading closed for the day on Wall Street, shares of Microsoft buoyed by today's launch of Halo 3 were up to $29.56, a 1.651% increase over...

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"CNBC has really been giving Halo3 alot of airtime. I haven't heard anothing about Nintendo in ..."

- gyokuro see all 10 comments

MS Replacing Damaged Halo 3 Discs

By Chris Faylor, Sep 25, 2007 10:38am PDT

Following widespread reports of scratched Halo 3 Limited Edition discs, Microsoft will be replacing any and all discs damaged as a result of the...

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"The ridiculous thing is, the mechanism for holding the disc in place works just fine. It's like ..."

- Entity see all 37 comments