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  • Bethesda's Cheng says MS marketing is to blame for ODST backlash

    Bethesda’s production director, Ashley Cheng, has defended Halo 3: ODST’s campaign length on his blog, stating that Microsoft’s marketing machine is almost solely to blame for the consumer backlash and mixed reviews. “Microsoft and/or Bungie totally bungled the marketing on this. First saying it was a standalone expansion pack, then coming out and saying wait, […]

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  • Embargoing, going, gone - Halo 3: ODST reviews, all in one place!

    The embargo on Halo 3: ODST has lifted! We’ve scoured the Internet and found every* review – every opinion, every ounce of knowledge – of the game and posted them all here. Just for you! Have a look-see! Kotaku – No score (More blue paragraphs than red, though. That’s good, right?) Joystiq – No score […]

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  • McGill: ODST's Halo Reach beta exclusivity will eclipse Halo 3 stunt

    Xbox Europe entertainment boss Steve McGill’s told MCV that he expects Halo 3: ODST’s Reach beta promotion to be more successful than the Halo 3 multiplayer beta entry given away with Crackdown. “The only way to access this beta will be through the Halo 3: ODST disc, so we feel there’s another extremely compelling reason […]

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  • Microsoft has another hardware bundle - Halo 3: ODST

    Microsoft has announced that a Halo 3: ODST hardware bundle will be made available in all PAL territories. Inside the large Halo decorated box, consumers will find a 120Gb Xbox 360 Elite, controller, a copy of Halo 3: ODST, a copy of Halo 3 and a key to the Halo: Reach beta. It’s due later […]

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  • ODST "vision" vidoc available on Live

    A vidoc detailing “the vision” behind Halo 3: ODST is now up on Live, says Mr Major. Blurb: A Covenant warship dominates the sky over New Mombasa. The evacuated city burns below. You are an ODST, one of the few soldiers ready and willing to drop in and put up a fight. But before you […]

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  • Halo 3: ODST reviews go live on September 19 & 20

    VG247 has learnt that the embargo for Halo 3: ODST reviews will be lifted from this weekend. The embargo for all British journalists is 5.00 am BST on Sunday, September 20, while east coast American journalists can post their reviews from midnight EST. Journalists from the west coast put their reviews live from 9pm PST […]

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  • Halo 3: ODST Legendary ending posted online

    XboxInsider has managed to obtain what is the “Legendary” ending of Halo 3: ODST. We haven’t watched it ourselves for obvious reasons, of course. It’s after the jump for you to spoil your eyes over. *WARNING*: Video is a MASSIVE spoiler, so watch at your own risk. Otherwise, if you want to stay clean before […]

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  • Full Halo 3: ODST live-action trailer to be shown on FX tonight

    The Halo 3: ODST live-action trailer will be released in its entirety tonight on FX (Sky 164) in the UK. It’s two minutes and 30 seconds long, and will air at 11:41pm during True Blood. If you can’t wait that long, GamersHell has it for download, and if you want a taste of it, here […]

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  • Microsoft will only do a Natal Halo when "it makes sense"

    Microsoft’s Alex Cutting, Halo 3: ODST producer, has told VideoGamer that as far as a Natal version of Halo is concerned, the firm will only do it “when it makes sense”. “A lot of people are interested in what Natal’s presence in Halo’s going to be,” he said. “We are committing to only doing it […]

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  • Bungie: Firefight could feature in Halo: Reach

    Bungie’s Brian Jarrard has admitted to Eurogamer that if the co-op mode in Halo 3: ODST, Firefight, is a success, it’s very likely that it’ll feature in Halo: Reach, when it releases next year. “I can’t talk too much about Reach specifics, but hopefully the game mode’s going to be received as well we think […]

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  • Bungie: We're not talking about Reach yet, DLC for ODST unlikely

    Speaking at a panel at PAX, community leader of Bungie Brian Jarrard has said that the developer won’t be “totally” speaking about Halo: Reach until Halo 3: ODST ships in a couple of weeks. “Obviously right now what we’re excited about is the impending launch of ODST, so we don’t want to totally start talking […]

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  • Developers from Halo 2's "ilovebees" working on ODST meta-game

    During the Halo 3: ODST panel at PAX, Bungie’s Joe Staten revealed that Fourth Wall Studios are developing a meta-game for Halo 3: ODST called “Sadie’s Story.” Created by artist Ashley Wood and former members of 42 Entertainment, which created the “ilovebees” campaign for Halo 2, Fourth Wall’s meta-game tells the story of New Mombasa […]

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  • Halo 3: ODST live-action trailer is a must watch

    Microsoft’s latest commercial for Halo 3: ODST has been released. Shows a new ODST throughout his career and it is very, very, very well done. It’s past the break, courtesy of IGN. The full video will be on Spike TV Monday September 7 at 10:30pm EST. Game’s out on the 22nd.

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  • Halo ODST - nearly 30 minutes of HD capture

    This may not be going according to Bungie’s plan. Almost 30 minutes of HD Halo 3: ODST footage has appeared on YouTube. It’s 720p direct-feed capture of the game’s opening. Obviously, this is a huge spoiler. To be clear – This is the first 30 minutes of Halo 3: ODST – DO NOT WATCH IT […]

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  • Early ODST players won't be banned as long as they bought a copy

    Xbox Live’s Stephen Toulouse has said that French Halo 3: ODST players who got copies early will not be banned from playing online as long as it is a legitimate copy they’e playing. “We will not be banning legitimate customers from Xbox Live who play early”, he tweeted. Microsoft is still trying to figure out […]

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  • Covenant Engineers to appear in Halo 3: ODST

    Two new Halo 3: ODST videos were released today, showing off the Covenant’s little creepy Engineers. Previously only appearing in the Halo novels, these guys can supposedly fix anything the Covenant breaks and this is the first time they have been present in a Halo game. Cool. Both videos are posted below courtesy of GameVideos, […]

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  • Halo 3: ODST video highlights Sgt. Johnson, Firefight

    Microsoft has released a new Halo 3: ODST video featuring the Firefight multiplayer mode. It’s below the break courtesy of D’toid. Game’s out in September.

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  • Bungie: Halo: Reach will be our last injection into the Halo trilogy

    Bungie’s community manager Brian Jarrard has told VG247 that Halo: Reach will be the final game the studio does on the “current” Halo trilogy. He confirmed it would be a standalone game and that it is a prequel. “For now Reach is definitely our next big thing, and it doesn’t really fit into the Halo […]

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  • Bungie: ODST "has been a different product"

    Bungie’s Brian Jarrard has told VG247 at GamesCom that Halo 3: ODST, in between having an E3 2008 reveal being pulled at the last minute, an accidental reveal from senior vice president of Xbox, Don Mattrick and a name change from Halo 3: Recon, has been “a different product”. “Yeah, ODST has been a different […]

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  • Gamestop: Modern Warfare 2 has the potential to be "the best selling title ever"

    Gamestop EVP Tony Bartel has said in the retailer’s Q2 financial call that Modern Warfare 2 could potentially be “the best selling title” of all time. Despite how evil Activision seems to have become lately, he is most likely right. He said: “We expect Modern Warfare 2 could be the best selling title of all time.” He […]

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