Master Chief prepares himself to invade Xbox 360 consoles with Halo 3 which will launch on September 26 in Europe.
Two more weeks!
looking forward for the reviews to see if the xbox has its third AAA game
You're pretty much out of direction:
COD2 got 90% - AAA
Gears of War got what, average 94% - AAA
Oblivion march 2006 with what, 94% or so - AAA
Bioshock with about 96% - AAA
ANd I bet I even missed one, wasn't it the original GRAW maybe?
PS3... Oblivion, a one year after remake, only AAA...
haha and the mart makes a fool of himself
4 games in two years that says it all retract edit ya statement as much as you want, but there you have it.
on your candyasss'! ~_0 If you smell what the Chief is cookin'!
almost there, i feel like cartman in that Wii episode. its taking so long. come on, early release!
Guess its time to freeze yourself.
it doesnt work :(
Freezing self seems to be more difficult than one thought earlier. i think i go with being high till then and maybe time will pass quicker and with less pain
15 more days! ^_^
Edit: Wow those crates in forge are huge!
OOOOOOOHHHHHHHHH AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH HHH!
I want to so fire a rocket at a warthog full of people. Halo 2 looks real tempting to play right now.
Man, the warthog one looks really good. Best Halo 3 shot so far.
As far as multiplayer goes, COD4 is truly a compeditor to be respected. The COD4 Beta is, to summarise into one word, AWESOME!
But i'm sure this game will be to! :D
Yeah COD4's multiplayer ranks up near Halo 3's for sure.
Both rich in features and have the same party system.
COD beta is boring. It's the same thing over/over/over again.
these screens are hawt, shows how much effort they've put into grphx, especially the lighting
also think that red elite looks sic! looks like being an elite will be good this time around
This is the type of waiting that never, ever, ever seems to end.
This is going to be awesome!
HALO 3 THE BEST
I've never liked playing as an Elite in Halo's multiplayer, but on that pic where he's holding a BR. MAN! That is nice =) I must say.
Can't wait to finish the fight in a matter of days...
bungie says the elites wont have the headshot and bigger target disadvantage this time....schweet!
Stop reminding me of the wait. I almost forgot about for a few days with school and Monster Hunter Freedom 2, now I am dying to play it again.
I'm glad they fixed the lighting and got rid of the aliasing issues. Still too empty for my taste, but at least the visuals have been upped. =]
can you please explain ???
get used to it
its gunna get worse as Sept/25 gets closer
Why do people keep acting like Halo is not one of the best looking games out. That really looks better then most games being announced for the nest few years.
That elite looks badass.....by the way what you guys think the halo 3 ending will be?Master Chief selfs destruct,or master chief takes off his helmet.I swear if I see his face I will always be a elite in multiplayer.
The game looks nice. Truly next gen. I dont know why people talk bad about it.
This really doesn't look all that great. yes, everything is shiny, but thats about it. Its like having a REALLY shiny box. Its shiny, and it can be entertaining for a while (I made my box into a house), but in the end, it is still just a box. (As in this is just Halo, a common First Person shooter with normal weapons and normal gametypes.) (As for it just being a shiny box in terms of graphics, sure its nice looking, but where is the detail? There are barely any vertices there. It is like the whole world is made out of BSP (Simple shapes))
dude, the parts that are in the direct path of a light source are reflective, the shadowed parts are not, ddddddid ya notice that!? maybe you dont like shiny things because you like everything to be dirty? i dont get it
While I respect your opinion. I think it's pretty ridiculous.
I have a tremendous respect for many PC FPS's. I played AvP: Gold for a long time.
But I can't understand why people hate this game. It brought so much to the console arena. H3 will bring so much of the same but improved gameplay, but many new features as well.
Graphics-haters? Wtf. The scale of H3 is tremendous. It's doing great.
Forge? Sorry, but no. It's not JUST a box. It's a box full of unlimited fun. I can see players screwing around for long periods of time using this feature, saving films, and sharing them. This is going to bump XBL up to a new level. Youtube for gamers.
normal wepaons eh?
So other games have weapons like the needler? or the gravity hammer? or detachable turrets? or spartan laser? portable grav lifts? name one game that has all of those and I'll give you a prize.
sorry dude, your argument has no validity.
All of these weapons, or something similar to them, are included in the Unreal Series or its more popular mods. (IE: UTXMP/U2XMP for turrents).
As for the Forge, o wow a map editor. A very limited map editor that only lets you adjust the smaller static-meshes of a level. Why would they even limit you like that, unless they don't even trust their own consumer or something (although I admit that statement is a bit farfetched).
And about the reflectivity, while I mentioned that more as an analogy (many people do agree that these screenshots are unnaturally plastic looking), I am focusing on the same graphical problem that is seen in nearly every other halo game I have seen. (Although yes I do admit graphics are not everything, it can get ridiculous) Everything shown so far except for characters and vehicles and weapons seem box-like (IE: buildings and environments). The buildings look like detailed/extruded boxes. Yes they have nice shaders, but they are still flat. I will never let down this argument, especially when you relate it to past games. I hate to relate to Unreal again but Halo2 levels vs. unreal tournament 2004 levels. One of them definitely looks a bit more box-like than the other. As for THIS generation, Halo 3 vs UT2007 and even Gears of War? One of them is kind of box based, and I am sure even the most simple-minded person can identify which.
I hate to be so direct, as I usually leave this kind of talk to others, but I just hate to see a game advertised to such an extreme extent (Mountain Dew halo flavor anyone?) that it gets pushed in front of other games that deserve much more attention than this average FPS. I am glad they released Bioshock early, otherwise that game would be caught in this elephant propaganda's shadow. (Excuse the typing, I got more important work to do)
8 human weapons.
7 covenant weapons, including the plasma sword.
4 brute weapons, including the gravity hammer.
4 third person weapons, including the missile pod and flamethrower.
roughly 10 pieces of equipment
2 upgrades (overshield, invisibility)
multiple customizable characters
and roughly 12 vehicles.
and thats what we know.
Agreed ive looked at countless screenshots, videos etc and i think to myself am i looking at the same thing the graphics are the typical of this consoles generation they are hardly pushing the limits.
Yes i know the gfx aint everything and halo will be a success as it sticks to its winning formula on gameplay.
But when people type comments like that is stunning i think have you even played half of the games available to date.
the lighting on that elite w/BR is spectacular, thats my favorite shot of the bunch.
as much as im not a halo fan, i will admit these screens look really good. though i dont think it looks good enough to sway me to buy a 360, ima totally gonna mooch off some friends to play it.
long live good FPS's!
2 weeks away. I can't wait. OMG. I see Sony fanboys didn't like what I had to say on the Warner possibly switching to HD dvd article and once again dropped my bubbles to 7. The polictics involved with this site and having to deal with rabid fanboys is just way out of hand. Jealousy makes fanboys do desperate things. No matter what you do....You can't stop whats about to take place when Halo 3 launches....WOW
The 4th one especially, and I agree the Elite looks [email protected]
Needs to lose some weight :D
These shots look fantastic, and I was really critical with the graphics of Halo 3 early on, this looks a lot better then the Beta. With games like Halo 3, Call of Duty 4, Unreal Tournament 3 and Ratchet & Clank coming out, this year is going to be amazing.
noticeable improvement with campaign shots, obviously.
2 more weeks baby. Out of my entire building, I know of about 10 guys who have 360s, 4 wiis, and 1 ps3. We're gonna have a blast.
I like this shot. Nice, almost too-clean graphics. My one surprise is in the character models. I wish their faces were pointing more toward the camera. Of course we'll be seeing a lot more of this game, but I think it is coming together really well as a whole. Half of n4g is likely going to be gone from the 25th on.
The people that dont like halo 3 are....
1. Ps3 fanboys.
2.D ickheads eg the unreal tournament freak. (sorry to other fans but he asked for it bagging my halo 3 :@)
Crysis is going to blow all of the Fps away this year, yet it never gets the hype that Halo 3 gets. Don't get me wrong, I already have money down for Halo 3, but this game has always been way overhyped. Just stating the over obvious. Also, the screen shots from Jericho look bad ass. I think people are just tired of everyone acting like Halo 3 is the only Fps shooter worth playing, and it just isn't true. Call of Duty 4 is a blast, but all I hear is Halo this, Halo that. Christ, they have a Halo 360 console, Halo contollers, Halo Mountain Dew. They are saturating the market like they did when Britany Spears first came out. I think thats what people are sick of. So, no it isn't only Ps3 fanboys that dislike the whole Halo 3 propaganda thing going on. Did Gears of War ever get its own 360 made after its name? Did Bioshock get a 360 made after its name with controllers. I just named those two games cause they were probally the best the 360 had this year, yet never got a pop, contoller or console made out of their trademark. I think the overhype makes people either love or hate Halo 3. Just my opinion.
everyone has there likes and dislikes.
let halo be..
sure its too much, its the flag ship M$ title, same as sonic and Mario etc.
considering that all we have had is halo 1 and halo 2...waiting halo 3, so only 2 halo games so far. i have not had enough, i want more.
was there all this hype when the first halo launched no, it was an unknown IP and it earned its place. halo 2 was the follow up so naturally it would get the hype.
all these other shooters we keep talking about that make halo average,, how many of them really play like halo ?
Cod4 is a great game, but how different is it from all the other war shooters ?...how many war based shooter are there ? start counting..
don't get me wrong i love it and have pre-ordered my copy and been playing the beta, but i am just saying, whats so new there.
Unreal, quake,....haze, Killzone, how different are they really ?
You do the same thing..shoot in a first person view. sure the deves say they got something new, something never done before. wait till the games comes out then tell me how much staying power the game has based on these so called new and innovative idears.
bishock was great, but in many of its concepts i still think it was not that new...i felt like i was playing Deux ex ( or what ever its called )again.
As i said before, hype may sell a game, but it wont keep people playing it. To do that the gameplay has to be fun ! its as simple as that !
When halo 3 is out, lets see what kind of staying power it has. lets see for how many years to come will people still be playing it.
Halo is a game the fans love because nothing else plays like it, sadly some people will just never get it. still, their opinion wont change the minds of the millions that do get it and would pick it over any onther game out there.
sure there may be games that look better or have more features, but they still don't play like it in single or multiplayer and thats why they will never have the following that most of us give halo.
But it isn't Gears, either. The Hair, faces, and pants on the soldiers in pic 4 are kind of low-res and "blocky". Overall, though, they game looks graphically solid and I'm a firm believer in Game first, Graphics second. I'm preordered and only playing campaign so I'm hoping it's 20+ hours...
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