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...


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

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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...


"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...


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...


"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...


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

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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...


"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...


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!


"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...


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

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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...


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

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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.


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...


"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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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