Here are a few tidbits about Halo 3: Recon that have been floating around. Viewers are advised to take the information dump with a couple of vodka shots and a pinch of lime and salt:
Halo 3: Recon remains a first person shooter. Luke smith was absolutely right on not calling it by other names.
Although Bungie's Joe Staten states that "we do not view this as a $60 title" and most players already know the game lasts only for 3-5 hours depending on the difficulty, Microsoft might be planning to release the maps on Live at a price for the hardcore multiplayer enthusiasts.