After 365 days, does this Xbox shooter still have play?
COD4 took halo 3 to school and back,aaaaaaaaaand it was a multi-platform game.
Resistance 2 will do the same to halo 3,no expansion pack can save it from its own mediocrity.
res2 a 12hr game on a 50GB DISC. Gears of War 2 a 15hr game on DVD9.
I don't think you should compare the length of plays because CoD4 is the shortest but is also the greatest console fps I have played
after 5 minutes in,I knew that it's the most overhyped game ever halo 1 was awesome,9.6 in my book after all the hype,I thought it well make halo 1 a joke,but it sucked in comparison,online multiplayer is the only saving grace in halo3 halo 1 co-op never gets old,the awesome levels and battles in halo 1,I'll never forget them,every single level in halo1 is amazing halo 3 has trash single player campaign,bad level design,stupid team AI,poorly done set pieces,the weapons themselves seem cold,dead and you feel like spraying water not firing real bullits I hope halo 4 be as good as halo 1
How I loved Halo1 co-op back on the XBOX. Assault on the Control Room? HELL YES! Halo actually felt like you were exploring and I don't think we'll ever have a FPS with such unexpected twists throughout the story, genius, pure genius. The second game, not so. Notice the quality of the actual campaigns in the games decreased as the multiplayer section was worked on more. I have high hopes for this reported single player expansion pack because of the different perspective and less focus of packing in the multiplayer section in the game too.
"the weapons themselves seem cold,dead" wtf? lol. Gotta love the haters
I decided this is all I'll write after that quote from ape.
Assault on the control room was the $hit. "I would have been your daddy" hahaha. I played it over and over again. Halo 3 felt a bit rushed. Like I was playing it just to end it. We wont even talk about halo 2. Don't get me wrong, there's no game I've spent more time playing online than Halo2, but Halo 1 was the best overall experience. I remember being in the dorms and we had 8 player battles with 2 xboxs....nerdy yes, but fun and free. I loved halo 3, but put it down after jumping into COD4 and haven't looked back since. Hopefully this new update gives me a reason to pick it back up again....maybe they added a run button?
Halo's proof is in the numbers. Games sold. Online play numbers. Critical reviews. Obviously LOTS of people are still enjoying it. Sorry if that somehow irks you.
but numbers can't be proof of quality McDonald's burger can't be the best burger in the world, can it?
is the best & most complete game ever.
was and still is fantastic. The weapons are the most balanced out of all the games in the series. The plasma weapons have better accuracy. The plasma pistol energy drains if you keep it charged and the sword has energy. Those were two big problems with part 2. Not to mention the equipment and forge feature both add diversity and a lot more fun to the multiplayer aspects. Halo 3 will still be played online years from now by millions of players. Most online CONSOLE games don't carry that much weight. Not to mention that Bungie has implemented a fantastic party system that is a joy to play. And they are always adding new maps features, balancing, and playlists via downloadable content. If the amount of people playing Halo 3 on XBox live is any form of accurate measurement...I would say that one year later Halo 3 is doing better than ever.
@Bloodmask I think you made a new friend^^lol
Out of the 47 360 games I have halo 3 still gets played the most. I do miss the pistol from Halo 1. But, that made the game very unbalanced (nothing like owning noobs on Xbox connect with the pistol). Halo 3 has the best vehicle physics out of any game I have ever played. All of Halo 3 vehicles (land and air) steer flawlessly in every direction. Unlike Bad Company or Frontlines. I really liked those two but the bad steering killed it for me. The controls are very tight and are still one of my favorites. My question to you Halo 3 haters is, if the game is so overrated and lame why did MLG pick it up for their tournaments? I guess Walshy has a low IQ? Maybe you should let him know that. Maybe the game is not your style. It is a good game. I have no regrets. One thing, if every game had built in match making ( finding/hosting a room is so 90's)more of my other games would get played more. Guys when you swear and offensively express yourself it makes you look like your vocabulary is very very limited. Have an opinion but be respectful.
with TRNY. With my low IQ I am not able to make a decision for myself and only purchase hype machine produced games. I cannot decide for myself to continue playing Halo 3 because I think it is fun to play with my friends online. I cannot decide for myself if I think the game is great or just average. I understand that people have their own opinions, but when your opinion is to lump all people together that have played Halo 3 and say they have a low IQ or cannot have their own opinion is absurd. Also most of the games made today are below average, making average, good.
Yeh your forgetting resistance 2 want sell as much as Halo 3 also Gears of War 2 will take care of Resistance 2
Why are we arguing about whether two games that have not come out yet will out sell Halo 3? I love my PS3, but I have played Halo 3 at a friends house and it is awesome. I don't care which console you like. MGS4 is at least a 9.5 game (I think it is the best), SSBB is at least 9.3 and Halo 3 was at least 9.5 when it came out.
I still play Halo 3 but its just not as fun as Halo 1 or Halo 2.I played Halo 1 on PC religiously and its one of the best shooters of all time.Halo 3 was good for a few months and I got up to Brigadier rank,then I found new games like Cod4,Rainbow Six Vegas 2,Bad Company,and Metal Gear Online.I may not return to Halo 3 however after Gears 2 and Resistance 2 comes out.Since Epic fixed all the problems in Gears 2,I dont think I'll return to Halo 3 this year. Maybe I will play again if that Halo 3 expansion is good though.
The sheer fun of playing Halo with friends is unbeatable, one can like btter one iteration or the other, but the three games share common ground that make them extremely fun. For me other shooters dont cut it, I play CoD4 or even Resistance for "killing time " ( bad joke ), Halo for fun with friends and competing over Live. Gears was so full of glitches I cannot even consider it a fun game .CoD4 is full of lazy "campers", Halo is funnier for me and seems to almost 800 000 people daily. If I had to choose for me 3 and 1 are almost on par, perhaps as a whole game 1 is better, mainly the campaign, but just talking about multiplayer, 3 and 1 are almost the same quality and fun wise, Halo 2 was a bit less fun for me at least, 3 is more a back to basics and back to the root of Halo gameplay. I would not have even bought a Xbox if it were not for Halo.
I agree Colbert. I think for every step forward in awesome innovation (Forge, Video Recording freaking rocks) they sacrificed something from the Campaign. The single player has too many flaws for it to stand as the epitome of console FPS for me. While I don't prefer the online style of Halo, there is no denying it's a lot of fun and great with friends... until CoD4 showed up. We still go back from time to time, I just wish that people would not take pointing out flaws in the game (no bosses, wtf?) as an attack on the Halo brand, which has a great universe/mythology that really needs to be better explored. Still, despite my gripes I love the theme music (third best behind MGS and Zelda!) and respect what it did for console FPS.
@Xelai Thats the thing though.My friends just play Halo 3 and Guitar Hero.Halo 3 is the only game they play because they are casual gamers.They dont play any other games besides Halo 3 and some Wii games.But I am a PC gamer and I play different shooters. Besides I bought the original Xbox on launch day and for so many years I played Halo 1 and Halo 2 all the time.I even went to an H2 MLG tourney in Austin Texas.I bought a 360 for Halo 3 but I played it for a few months,got bored and moved on.It happens and I can deal with it.If you guys want to continue playing Halo 3,power to you,but I have my own gaming needs and Halo 3 does not fulfill it.Sorry @Onslaught I love Cod4.The customizations are amazing.
Im all for the games on the ps3 they do have some great ones coming. No one should rip on this new halo 3. Halo 3 was dope (multiplayer, singleplayer, the achievements, the skulls, etc.) The graphics are way better then halo 2 and the multiplayer is far more addictive with bungie.net and such. So dont call it halo 2.5 and this new halo 2.8. It looks promising and im all for new halo games and multiplayer as long as bungie is doing it.
halo 3 is awesome
but not as awsome as halo 1
Halo 3 is great. The nights where i get very competitive. oooooo i hate crappy team members. But i Gotta love weapons.. all are great and balanced, tuned, properly. Thank you bungie... for killing many hours of my life and making my college life difficult.
Halo is a sketchy word to use on this site. It hits the nerve of a lot of people *sony fanboys* what!? who said that?
duh it still has play. didnt it take back the live crown a few weeks ago? there are just as many ppl that play halo 3 online as ppl that got mgs4 on ps3
3 mill play halo3?
Keep the series locked up until something fresh can be done with it. They have exhausted this one to no end.
# Halo 3 Players Online: 149,192 # Unique Players (Last 24 Hours): 735,372 # Matches Logged (Last 24 Hours): 1,347,597
lol look at nona Nasim is a one man army.
He is ferocious.Like nothing I have ever seen in all my years in the internet. NASIM,you are the devil himself lol
after all this time! Halo 3? cashed it in at gamestop within the month.
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Wow...as of this post, 19 comments in the Gamer Zone...70 in the Open Zone...that Nona guy needs a Valium, Lithium, and Prozac enema.
and a silver bullet.
I'm not hating on Halo here (1 and 2 were my favorite FPS games of all time) but I don't know about what they say here... "Halo 3's fantastic scenery was a testament to the Xbox 360's graphical prowess and the film-like score, voiceover and surround sound created a much more visceral experience. Put it up against great-looking games like Call of Duty 4 and Crysis Warhead, it can still hold its own." Perhaps they mean overall feel and artistic design... but when it comes to just raw power there's nothing out that can touch Crysis in the graphics department if you've got a good machine to run it on. Some pictures that were posted in another article's comments... http://i33.tinypic.com/2ljg... http://i33.tinypic.com/5fm5... http://i35.tinypic.com/xbi8... http://i36.tinypic.com/2hg9... http://screenshot.xfire.com... If you ask me, putting Crysis next to most games on the market is just unfair. I'm not saying it's a 'better' game than Halo 3... but the visuals at least are unmatched in my opinion.
I still play it (campaign and online) about once a week, and am very much looking forward to the expansion. I don't think it quite lived up to the hype, but I'd still give it a 9.5 out of 10. (The expansion, depending on quality, may raise or lower that number).
I have to say that when HALO came on the original xbox i must have played that for a whole year straight..i kid you not. I finished the campaign atleast 20 times..and thats just on the legendary lvl alone. then i found out about gamespy and xbconnect - then i was playing it for another straight year online with multiplayer - some of the best days of my life...till steel battalion came out. Then when halo 2 came out i was at the midnight launch party and got my copy - ran home and played till late in the morning - then called in sick - i knew Halo2 was going to set records i was just amazed it made such a huge record - however i was rather disappointed in the game - i just felt like there should have been more - then Halo 3 came out and i knew it was going to do well but not beat Halo 2 since i figured 2 was a bit of a let down. After playing Halo 3 i was amazed that they made it better than 2 but not as good as 1 (campaign wise) but i do feel it deserved every sale it got and glad that it hit 3 mill sold copies in only a couple of weeks...I will buy all Halo games if not for the sheer fun factor than to alteast add to my Halo library. Best video game series i have ever played...and sorry that also includes the MGS series as well. Thanks Bungie for giving me 7 years of great gaming. Sorry for the long post.
Nah gave up Halo3 the day i started COD4. Never went back and my game is lying with my nephew for almost 8-9 months. It is way to slow compared to BF:BC and COD4. I haven't even download the freebies of Halo3 cept for one mappack but never tried it. Can't wait for some more BF:BC maps/modes if DICE will make them.
Same here.I let my friend borrow the game for this entire year.I have not asked for it since.Its a good game but I moved on
Halo is a game that is liked by the masses - even though not everyone likes the Halo series or just a particular chapter in the series it just seems like there is an actual HATE for the Halo franchise from loyal sony customers. I have read numerous articles about fanboys and the hate towards 1 game over another on a console that they chose not to own - and all articles came down to fanboys will hate anything that is successful on the other console and will try and pursuade others to see their way and why they hate the game - in regards to the HALO franchise - honestly i have never seen so much hate towards it from sony fanboys - i guess they are extremely upset that the greatest selling game of all time is on a console that is still young to the market - i am sure they figured that if the greatest game were to come out on any console it would be on the PS console as it has been around for so long and have sold so many consoles with so much 1st and 3rd party support... I dont think there will be a franchise to take the crown away from the Halo franchise for a very long time (and i am talking about exclusive only here). I bet that if the HALO movie is ever release - 1 of the 8 ppl sitting around you in the theater are a PS fanboy - see you in the theater
then 7 out of the 8 are xbox fanboys?
I`m not bashing, but Halo 3 died quickly in my Clan. Like 3 weeks they where done with it- When I get my Xbox I`ll be sure to rent it- We have a couple people who still play it all the time- but 96% of the Clan got hooked on COD4- Those 9+ games are not to be missed-
I'm so sick of people saying that halo3 sucked,halo3 was a fun gume not as good as the first one but still a great game.Halo changed the way we view first person shooters and will go down as one of the greatest fps of all time.
It didn't suck. But no game is flawless. I think people have a hard time either communicating that point or accepting it.
Fantastic Game. Worthy of all the praise it recieved.
I have to admit I am intrigued as to how he is circumventing the system. As this is not the first time he's done it, we can rest assured he's got the admins foxed. *ali G voice*: RESPECT!
I agree Karlostomy.I'm simply not on the same level as him and Nona/Queefy B/Nasim is too much for the admins
Seems mr 1 bubble has alot to say about halo 3. Too bad none of his comments can be read without an extra click.
I traded Halo in 9 months ago. I can't believe I even waited in line for that game and if another one comes out they need some serious re-working because that whole Halo series is like Star Wars episode 1 - 3. All geared towards kids.
You must have really sucked at multiplayer. That obviously where the game shines in all its multiplayer goodness. Wooo!
I really don't know why you keep on spamming the open zone for no reason. You got banned for a reason, just take it and whatever I do online is up to me. Second, I suggest you go do something else with your life instead of following me a random person on a the internet around just because you have some random grudge against me.
If Bungie would actually have more playlists that were constantly changing things would be much better. DoubleEXP weekend is as close as they seem to ever get to this vision of mine.
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