Halo 3 Recon

Halo 3: Recon renamed Halo 3: ODST

Bungie’s confirmed that Halo 3: Recon has been renamed to Halo 3: ODST. No reason’s been given for the move. As the firm points out through the link, ODST stands for Orbital Drop Shock Trooper, one of which is followed through New Mobasa in the game. The standalone title ws announced at TGS earlier this […]

Halo 3 Recon headlines

  • Halo 3: Recon in open-world, has flashbacks

    The latest issue of Game Informer has, as promised, fleshed out detail on Halo 3: Recon, revealing the add-on as an open-world shooter with flashback story-telling. From CVG: On the ground you’ve got new equipment, such as a PDA to set waypoints on a wireframe map, and you’re left to explore the city in an […]

  • Halo 3: Recon is 5-6 hours long, "Not a $60 title"

    Apparently the Game Informer issue currently hitting subs carries a quote from Bungie’s Joe Staten saying “we do not view this as a $60 title” in relation to Halo 3: Recon. The game’s the magazine’s cover star. That’s it. Someone scan the article, please. From Halo.Bungie, via Kotaku.

  • Halo 3 Recon detailed in next issue of Game Informer

    If you live in North America and pop into GameStop at least once a year, you’ve probably had some 100 opportunities to spend your hard-earned money on a subscription to Game Informer magazine. And if you’ve somehow resisted the collar-dragging allure until now, you’re missing out, because the mag has the first scoop on Halo […]

  • Bungie: Halo 3: Recon is "two games in one"

    Speaking to Joystiq, Bungie’s Brian Jarrard has said that Halo 3: Recon should be seen as two products. “Think of Halo 3: Recon really as two games in one,” he said. “You have the new Recon campaign that is a separate ‘title ID’ and includes 1,000 GamerScore and Achievements, etc. It’s campaign only. “The multiplayer […]

  • No Halo 3 Recon content available via DLC says Bungie

    This week’s Bungie Weekly Update says that there are “no plans” to release any of the recently announced Halo 3 Recon‘s content outside of the box. From the FAQ: Will the Recon campaign content or the other multiplayer maps be available through Xbox LIVE Marketplace? Beyond the Mythic Map Pack early next year, there are […]

  • Bungie: TGS is "great" platform to announce Halo 3 Recon

    Bungie’s defended the choice of announcing Halo 3 Recon at TGS, saying it’s a good show to get the game out in the open thanks to global media interest. “TGS is a game show where the worldwide media does descend on it,” said developer Luke Smith, talking to the Guardian. “Regardless of the product’s individual […]

  • Bungie teases Recon surprise for Halo 3 owners

    In this interview with Eurogamer, Bungie’s Brian Jarrard says that although Halo 3 Recon will be a boxed product, there might well be a surprise for existing Halo 3 owners. “It’s a standalone disc as well, so you won’t have to have Halo 3 to experience Recon,” he said. “There might be a surprise later […]

  • Recon is not "full, entire game like Halo 3"

    Speaking to Eurogamer, Bungie PR boss Brian Jarrard has confirmed that Halo 3 Recon isn’t a full game, as many had hoped yesterday. “It’s hard to put a number on it,” he said when asked how long the campaign would be. “It’s going to represent hours of new campaign gameplay, but it’s not a full, […]

  • Recon is last Halo trilogy project, says Bungie

    Speaking to GI in Tokyo, Bungie PR director Brian Jarrard said that Halo 3 Recon would signal an end to Bungie’s work on the current Halo trilogy. “I don’t think so,” he said when asked if we can expect more from the developer on the series. “We’ve already put a couple of map packs out, […]

  • Bungie: Halo 3 Recon "isn't Halo Cell, Ghost Recon: Halo, Republic Commandalo or whatever"

    Posting over at NeoGAF, Bungie’s Luke Smith has said that Halo 3 Recon isn’t your average stealth-action game. The title was said to require the player “to employ more elements of stealth and cunning than ever before” in its press release this morning. “The word ‘stealth’ here isn’t really a great word,” he said. “This […]

  • Halo 3 Recon pack art shown at TGS

    This image emanating from Microsoft’s Halo 3 Recon reveal at TGS tonight, shows box art for the game. Which naturally means that the ‘expansion’ will be a boxed game and not downloadable content as first thought. It could be both, however. We’ll check with Microsoft when the Western world wakes up. By Mike Bowden

  • Halo 3 Recon - first screens and movie posted

    Update: Bungie’s just posted the movie from the press conference: get it here. Thanks, Johnny Cullen. Bungie’s just released the first screens of Halo 3 Recon, just announced at Tokyo Game Show. The images are taken from the movie just show in the Microsoft keynote at the show. After the break.

  • Microsoft showcases Halo 3 Recon in Tokyo

    Update: The first images and the press conference movie have just been posted. Microsoft has just showcased the Halo expansion revealed by Bungie at Tokyo Game Show 2008. The game is a prologue to the events in Halo 3, and tells the story from an all-new perspective: an ODST recon marine. A trailer was shown […]