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  • More Halo 3: ODST users are reporting disc read errors

    Over on Bungie.net quite a few more Halo 3: ODST players are reporting that they are having issues with disc read errors occurring during the game, basically making it unplayable. So far, these errors seem to only occur during the ODST campaign and Firefight mode with the multiplayer disc being unaffected. Some reports claim that […]

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  • OMG ODST: Nearly one million served in one day

    Think the Halo franchise finally jumped the shark with ODST? Think again. Straight from Bungie comes word that Halo 3: ODST has roped in nearly one million players in a single day. As of our last look at Bungie’s page, the exact number of players sits at 958,137. These ODST afficianados have logged a total […]

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  • Halo 3: ODST buyers polled over next purchase

    Halo 3: ODST users were polled by OTX regarding what title they’ll be purchasing next. According to the results of the poll, users plan to purchase three games within the next few months, and Modern Warfare 2, Assassins Creed 2 and Left 4 Dead 2 were the most desired titles. Most of the top 20 […]

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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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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Exclusive: Bungie discusses Halo 3: ODST with VG247 at GamesCom

    Interview by Patrick Garratt. During GamesCom, Bungie’s community manager Brian Jarrard and director of cinematics CJ Cowan sat down with VG247 to talk a bit about all things Halo. The guys also spoke a bit about the split from Microsoft, why Reach does not fit into the Halo trilogy,and how ODST is a new way […]

  • Preorder Halo 3:ODST from Amazon, get monetary incentives

    Those who preorder Halo 3: ODST from Amazon will get a $10 videogame store credit, plus $5 extra off with coupon code HALOODST, and a $5 Amazon MP3 Credit. Not too shabby. The game itself will run you $60, and there’s more over on Joystiq. Hit the link for more.

  • Microsoft release new Halo 3: ODST shots

    Microsoft’s put out 22 new screens of Halo 3: ODST. Some maybe new, some may not be, you decide. Catch them over at Eurogamer. Game’s out from Bungie on September 22nd.

  • Halo 3: ODST maps Citadel, Heretic, and Longshore get videos

    Halo 3: ODST maps Citadel, Heretic, and Longshore are put into motion via a video after the break, couresy of GameTrailers. It’s out September 22. Watch below Citadel below and the rest over on Joystiq.

  • Halo 3: ODST playable for the first time at MLG Dallas

    Major League Gaming‘s upcoming Dallas event will play host to the first ever Halo 3: ODST public play session. There’ll also be Major League Gamers doing their thing, but why watch when you can play? The ODST station’s open on August 29, and you’ll have to register for a time slot if you want in […]

  • Halo 3: ODST – new off-screen footage

    There’s some new footage of Halo ODST gameplay after the break, shot off-screen at a Microsoft event in Paris. Looks very Haloey. An interview with Bungie lead designer Lars Bakken’s edited into it as well, the second part of this morning’s Halo-based movie double whammy. It’s out later this year.

  • Halo 3: ODST will appeal to fans, but is told from a different perspective

    Bungie’s Lars Bakken and Microsoft Game Studios’ Ryan Crosby sat down and chatted a bit about Halo 3: ODST, and promise that the game takes the franchise to a whole new level. According to the interview, the game will maintain the Halo feel even with the omission of Master Chief and stays fresh despite the […]

  • UK pre-orders for Halo: ODST have Sgt. Johnson as well

    Halo 3: ODST arrives in the UK September 22, and those who pre-order at participating retailers will receive a token to unlock grizzled UNSC Sgt. Johnson as a playable character in Firefight. Just like the US pre-orders. Those who purchase ODST get into the Halo: Reach Beta, which is a prequel to the series as […]

  • Nathan Fillion report shows new Halo 3: ODST footage

    Some new footage of Halo 3: ODST has popped up in a brand new report showing actor Nathan Fillion talking about his role in the game as Sergant Buck. Right from the beginning, footage is shown of what looks like cut-scenes from the shooter. Even more footage is shown at the 33-second mark, from 0:33 […]

  • Bungie gives a peek at maps included on disc with ODST

    The maps Citadel, Heretic and Longshore are three maps you’ll find packed into the Halo 3 multiplayer disc included with Halo 3: ODST. Bungie has provided large pictures from each over on the official site. Here’s the details for the maps, straight from the site: Citadel may be a long abandoned Forerunner stronghold, but its […]

  • ODST is open-world, Reach could use Natal, says Bungie

    Halo 3: ODST is an open-world game, Bungie’s told the Seattle Times. “We’re doing a lot of pretty neat things in terms of mixing it up, introducing some non-linearity, some free exploration,” said Joseph Staten, writer and creative director. “This is also a mystery story so there’s a lot more clue-finding and mystery-solving than you […]

  • Bungie to attend PAX

    Bungie Studios will be on hand at PAX 2009 this year, taking place September 4-6. Public hands-on with Halo 3: ODST is pretty much a given, as the UK press has now been confirmed as getting to play it next month. The developer will also appear in the “Prepare to Drop” panel on the show’s […]

  • Sgt. Johnson is playable as a Halo 3: ODST pre-order bonus

    Those who pre-order Halo 3: ODST at participating retailers will get a token to unlock UNSC hero Sgt. Johnson as a playable character in the Firefight multiplayer mode. ODST includes a second standalone disc with three new Halo 3 multiplayer maps, all the original Halo 3 maps, as well as the Legendary, Heroic, and Mythic […]

  • Nielsen Halo: ODST has biggest post-E3 “purchase intent”

    Nielsen’s claimed Halo: ODST has the biggest “probable purchase intent” among gamers, based on surveys performed after E3. Here’s the top, um, 12, the percentage being the amount polled that said they’d buy the game. 1. Halo ODST – 53% 2. God of War III – 49% 3. Wii Sports Resort – 45% 4. Guitar […]

  • Pre-order Halo 3: ODST for £27

    Argos is offering Halo 3: ODST pre-orders for £26.99. Get on it. It’s $60 in the States. The game ships later this year.

  • Halo 3:ODST Collector’s Pack has custom 360 controller

    GameStop just keeps getting exclusives, and the latest is the Halo 3: ODST Collector’s Pack. It not only includes the game, but also features a wireless Xbox 360 controller full of ODST labeling for $99. Joystiq says the Collector’s Pack will be made available in other regions, but US consumers can only get it at […]

  • Alan Wake, Forza 3 and Halo 3: ODST get previewed

    IGN has posted hands-on previews of Alan Wake, Forza 3 and Halo 3: ODST. However, if reading lots of words is all too much for you, we’ve taken what we feel are the most interesting bits from each one. Alan Wake: What I enjoyed most about Alan Wake as I moved from cabin to cabin […]