Halo 3


Though the Halo 3-inspired X-Lite X-802 motorcycle helmet won’t transform you into Master Chief, it does offer headshot protection should any insects come flying your way. No word yet on pricing or availability.

While our cats have been enjoying the comfort of Halo helmets for years now, the human market is sadly underserved.

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For one day only, Buy via eBay is selling the retail version of Halo 3: ODST for just $39.99 shipped, originally priced at $59.99. This standalone expansion “contains 1,750 new Xbox LIVE achievement points, as well as new weapons, technology and an invite to join the Halo: Reach beta in 2010.” Product page.

All-new campaign content. The “Halo 3: ODST” campaign is an intriguing side story that takes place during the terrifying events leading up to the Master Chief’s return to New Mombasa in “Halo 3.”

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Unlike its predecessors, Halo 3: ODST, an Xbox 360-exclusive, has players taking on the role of United Nations Space Command soldiers known as Orbital Drop Shock Troopers, rather than the human supersoldier known as Master Chief. Continue reading for the video review. Click here for first picture in gallery.

The main hero may be a bore, but the fiction is at least as interesting as it was in prior Halo games. Bungie’s done good this time. That’s a victory, even if that’s a departure from a series which has often seen Bungie do great.

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In this Halo 3 meets 28 Weeks Later creation, “London has become seemingly safe after the Rage virus had been contained; re-population has begun and the widespread infection that ravaged the citizens is behind them…or is it?” Video after the break.

This video is very well done and captures much of the essence of what the box office counterpart became famous for.

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Amazon is selling the Halo 3 Covenant Plasma Rifle for just $35.99 shipped, originally priced at $119.99. This gadget features a “single shot with recoil when shot fired, rapid fire with continuous recoil, side vents pop open when overheated, and real game firing sounds.” Product page.

The Halo Covenant Plasma Rifle game is a laser pursuit gaming set with clip on target..reload button available to start new game. Clip on target with flashed red when hit and shield level indicator. Requires three “C” batteries for Plasma Rifle and three “AA” for the clip-on target.

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In this “Keep it Clean” teaser trailer, “a large, futuristic looking city being destroyed and ends with a flash of the Halo 3 logo and the words ‘Prepare to Drop’.” Continue reading to watch.

The countdown clock over at Bungie.net has ended, revealing a rather cryptic teaser trailer entitled “Keep It Clean.”

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Halo 3 Map

Assembly is the newest Halo 3 map, and it looks awesome to say the least. Unfortunately, Bungie has “no information on how or when Assembly will be made available.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Formerly known as the infinitely more ear-pleasing “Purple Reign”, the map will be playable by Halo uber-fans at the Penny Arcade Expo this weekend.

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