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Halo 3 – September 25 May 16, 2007

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A little while back here at Live Gamer I broke the news and said Halo 3 will release during the week of September 23 – 30 of 2007. Many doubted it but today Microsoft made a groundbreaking annoucement and announced it will release on Tuesday September 25, 2007 in the United States and on Wednesday September 26, 2007 in Europe. Peter Moore stated, “On Sept. 25, we intend to deliver a finale that will go down in entertainment history and leave people around the world with an experience that will be shared and enjoyed for years to come.”

The Halo 3 beta starts today at 8 A.M. EST. In the annoucement was the Halo 3 Zune would release next month and will be loaded with loaded with a collection of “Halo” content, including videos, soundtracks, trailers, ads and artwork. It will even have an exclusive episode of Red Vs. Blue. The Zune will only be available at Gamestop. The whole press release is after the break for those who want the small details. September 25 will go down in entertainment history and a day with many gamers lined up to purchase Halo 3 at midnight.

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Fire Up May 16, 2007

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With the Halo 3 beta less than 11 hours away now, it starts at 8 A.M. Eastern Time tommorow Bungie has released a guide on all you need to know with the beta. It is like a manual for the beta straight from Bungie. Click here to access it.

The beta is only 11 hours away. I’m excited but I do have to move some stuff around because my Xbox 360 isn’t connected to Xbox Live after the big flood I experienced. It’s amazing what I’d do for Halo, spend some time to move some stuff around just to play it. Look for some previews like I stated before for all unfortunate not enough to own an Xbox 360 but who will buy one when Halo 3 is released in Fall 2007. Get ready, it’s almost time.

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Halo 3 May 15, 2007

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Hey guys…i know everybody knows this but just for the people that don’t. If you go to ign they have alot of halo 3 beta stuff so anybody who is playing the beta or just wants to know alot of info on halo 3. Have fun 🙂

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Cheneymania! May 14, 2007

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Those guys over at Bungie sure are creative. Here’s one of the medals in Halo 3, I bet Cheney wishes he could hit ten birds in a row, not people.

It’s less than two days until the Halo 3 Beta. Look for previews of it for all the visitors who don’t have Xbox 360 and people who don’t own Crackdown or a Halo 3 beta ticket.

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[Via Xbox 360 Fanboy]

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Halo 3 is Big, MTV Covers It May 14, 2007

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So how do you know a game is huge? I know how a game is huge, if it sells over a million copies at least and generates some hype for it. Sure Gears of War went all well and great but Microsoft has sold over seven million copies of Halo 2 so who’s to say this new game called Halo 3 is gonna be huge when it comes out?

According to Gamestop it has sold over 4 Million Pre-orders! The game is getting huge hype because the beta releases this Wednesday and it is being covered everywhere. Gamers of course pay attention but even MTV is paying attention to this huge game by giving it a story on their website even. While MTV does cover video games it generally only covers big ones and MTV is very MAINSTREAM meaning Halo 3 will be huge.

This game will bring in over 100 million on day one, there’s a prediction for you. It sold over 125 Million for Halo 2 meaning 100 million will be an easy haul. Anyone think Halo 3 could hit 200 Million on Day One? It could and maybe will with its $129 Legendary Edition.

Right now it’s time to wait because in less than two days it is time to play Halo 3 in beta mode.

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Halo Zune UPDATE May 12, 2007

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Halo is getting products made in almost every possible form, so what’s the latest addition to the massive amounts of products? A Halo Zune is in the works according to a reliable Zune insider over at I Want A Pink Zune. Halo is big and some people might just get a Zune because of this. Is anyone in yet?

* UPDATE * It has been announced the Halo 3 Zune will be exclusive to Gamestop at a suggested retail price of $249.99. It will release next month in June in limited quanities. You can pre-order it now. The Zune will come preloaded with Halo content such as,

The Zune™ – Halo® 3 Edition comes preloaded with a collection of music, videos and artwork, including:
# Music:
– Halo Original Soundtrack – Complete Album
– Halo 2 Original Soundtrack, Volume 1 – All tracks by Marty O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori – Halo 2 Original Soundtrack, Volume 2 – Complete Album
# Videos:
– Halo 3 “Starry Night” advertisement
– Halo 3 E3 2006 announcement trailer
– Halo 2 theatrical teaser trailer
– Three Halo 3 “making of” documentary videos
– A custom episode of Red vs. Blue – just for Zune!
– The first six episodes of Red vs. Blue Season 1
# Artwork:
Over 120 different images, including game concept art, storyboards, paintings, and conceptual marketing imagery

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Halo 2 Delayed May 8, 2007

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The first game to features Games for Windows Live Halo 2 has been delayed until May 22, 2007. The ship date was originally scheduled to be May 8, 2007 to make some improvements for the installation process and address a few issues. Is anyone going to purchase this? It has significant upgrades over Xbox’s Halo 2 but my computer can’t run it. Remember you need Windows Vista which I just got today from the Upgrade Redemption Center. Should I install it or keep XP?

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Turret May 3, 2007

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Here’s some Halo 3 Beta footage again. The footage has portable gravity lifts and portable turrets, two more items confirmed to be in the Halo 3 Beta beginning May 16.

 

Halo 3 Kubrick May 3, 2007

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Bungie today announced a new toy for the upcoming Halo 3 Videogame.

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For only $18.00 you get four little spartan Kubricks. Bungie is going to go all out to promote Halo 3, now all I need is my flood to be cleaned up by May 16 – gotta play Halo 3 Beta. This game better be good with all the hype Bungie is trying to make.

Halo 3 Leaking April 24, 2007

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Psst…. this is how Halo 3 beta will be:

And this is how the analyst have broken the video down. Three weeks till I play Halo 3!

New Vi-Doc April 10, 2007

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Here is the new Halo 3 Vi-Doc entitled “Is Quisnam Protero Damno!” I won’t spoil what’s in the video.

Halo 3 Beta May 16 April 10, 2007

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UPDATE 1 – Fixed Title, was a template from a long time ago, fixed now!

Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie Studios today confirmed the multiplayer beta of “Halo® 3” will debut to audiences worldwide via Xbox LIVE® on May 16 at 5 a.m. PDT and run through June 6 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Coming exclusively to the Xbox 360™ console this fall, “Halo 3” is the highly anticipated third chapter in the groundbreaking “Halo” trilogy from legendary developers Bungie. “Halo 3” lets gamers experience Master Chief’s greatest battle as he launches an epic mission to stop the Covenant, destroy the impending Flood threat and ultimately save mankind.

When gamers gather online to play the multiplayer beta via Xbox LIVE in May, they will be treated to three richly detailed, action-oriented maps: Snowbound, High Ground and Valhalla, which represent a mixture of large- and medium-scale combat environments and are brand-new to “Halo 3.” Each map will test gamers’ mettle as they are placed behind the controls of new “Halo 3” vehicles such as the agile Mongoose all-terrain vehicle, and armed with deadly weapons such as the new and improved Assault Rifle, the ferocious Brute Spiker, the devastating Spartan Laser and the treacherous new Spike Grenades (no pistol, darn!). This is just a taste of what gamers will experience later this fall when “Halo 3” goes on sale.

Halo 3 is nearly here, any Xbox gamers ready to make the jump to Xbox 360? I have Crackdown and will be ready for the beta on May 16!

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