So the big question is: Does Halo 3 live up to the hype? Absolutely.
Score: 9 stars (out of 10)
I'll be first, then.
A bit more visibility to the country at large than IGN or XBoxPS3Wiiwhatever don't you think? Good job Bungie, you to MS. Keep the hits coming, and you'll make it, guys.
This review was probably more important than all gaming media sites combined.
i played the first 2 levels of the single player campaign in a local videogamestore.
so here are my impressions (i'm a huge halo fan, so please don't bash me)
1. the graphics are not good - there are jaggies all over the place. sometimes the graphics shine, sometimes they're too damn dark
2. controls feel a bit wobbly .. if you get what i mean
3. enemy AI is the best i've ever seen
4. the game is freakin' hard
5. single player feels like you're playing a multiplayer match
6. weapons in Bioshock are much better
7. Resistance's single player is much more fluid and fun
8. oh man, ... the graphics
these are my first impressions after playing 1 hour of Halo 3
to me, the game is totally overhyped but i will share my final impressions of the whole game in a few days .. or maybe hours?
i dunno what your Smokin but you mine getting me some, i could of sworn i saw you Bashing 360 News earlier
Dude seriously make up your mind. You should try and keep your stories straight. I don't think anyone is buying your anti-hype. btw is anti-hype a word?
Now why don't you tell all the other reviewers what biased, ignorant jerks they are for giving Halo 9s and 10s
About the article- meh.
They're a little too late, everything now just seems like a copy and paste of yesterday's reviews. So yeah, we get the picture Halo 3 rocks! Unless, of course, you happen to be Idontcare- then Halo 3 sucks compared to Resitence.
You have a huge post history of bashing the 360, its games, service, online component, and fans...but somehow you are a Halo fan and have nothing but negative things to say. Shocker! Seriously, there isn't anyone here that buys your [email protected]
If you actually did play Halo 3 already, since it was at a local video store I doubt it was on a 1080p tv, so you can't honestly talk about the graphics, because the game runs at 1080p/60 frames. With that, you can't have mind blowing graphics like Gears (720p/30 frames)and you wont get Gears graphics on any current gen system @ 1080/60, but the graphics do kick ass, and you can see for miles. I have played through the first 4 or so levels (wasn't counting, just enjoying) and I can say that the game is freakin awsome. I love the sound the most (one of the soldiers in the game asked me (Master Chief) if he could be my friend, it was hilarious. Multiplayer is kick ass as well. I will get back to finishing the fight when I get off work, but you need to get back to comming up with more excuses why you don't like the 360.
this is nothing new
That's living up to the hype? This game is great I'm sure. But XBOX 360 fans brought this on themselfs. 9/10 is not good enough for a game that was suppose to end all games. it needed a 100/10 to live up to the hype.
Keep trying lighting... "Halo 3 lives up to the hype"... deal with it.
Turdface McGee posting his usual crap.
or was that heavenly sword? Is it weird that the best game on the ps3 is a remake (not a port) of an original XBOX game?
that was suppose to end all games. Not Heavenly Sword or poor sucky ass Lair.
I'm just saying the truth 9/10 is not good enough for the game that is suppose to define this generation of consoles. Unless this generation is all about rehashes in High Def.
So Lightning, how much of Halo 3 have you played?
Games don't get 10's across the board you're really pushing it. You are one of the only Sony fanboys not on ignor and due to your child-like logic and reasoning you don't piss me off that much but you are really reaching and making me mad with your spam. Halo 3 is solid with FPS action with great feature and vehicle combat with sh*t loads of future content on the way for downloading.
Sorry but if you learn to count you will realise that you cant get 100/10. I suggest you go read one of the reviews that gave the game 10/10.
Respect your opinion. No flaming here.
I'll let you know my impression in about 9 hours. Or maybe longer if I can't release my grip from the 360 controller.
wait a couple more hours before the sh*t hits the fanboys
Your ganja is obviously not good ganja.
Resistance is better than this trash. ONLINE and OFFLINE
Your ganja is obviously not good ganja.
<ed> His sh1t must actually be laced with PCP, because this fool has gone off the deep end.
i feel sorry for you man, really, this most be the worst month of your life and all fanboys lifes.
Dude i think you need to put down the pipe. You have dun smoked yourself retarded
for the double post dummy. And also letting us know that you exist.
@ nr. 2 idontcare
Because we know you're a BS3 fanboy in disguise, working in a biased videostore as one of those salesjerks that have no idea what they sell.
I've seen you downplaying Bioshock, now again on Halo 3... Dude... The BS3 only has Oblivion as AAA. The 360's AAA games you're trying to downplay.
Resistance? Graphics on par with the 360's launch game COD2. What are you talking about dude...
Same story there. [email protected]
I normally agree with you 100% but......Resistence does not look as good as Call of Duty 2 for the xbox 360. The AI stinks on it and the graphics on Resistence can't even match most original xbox FPS games. With that said......It did have a lot going on screen at once and it did accomplish massive online fragfests....But graphically....I though it was a MAJOR let down. I have compared Call of Duty 2 and Resistence on my 1080p tv...and Call of Duty 2 easily wins Graphically speaking. But then again....Resistence is 720p and Call of Duty 2 displays on my 1080p TV in the 1080p resolution due to the xbox 360's ana chip. WOW
I want to prove a point.
P.S. Halo 3 will obviously go down in history as one of if not THE BEST game ever made.
And its impossible for a game to get all 10's. Too many opinions that can vary based on too many factors.
Not every reviewer likes the genre of game they are reviewing...which plays a big part of the final scores. But to average 9.7 is simply amazing for ANY game. Its rare that a game averages that high, even with the highest expectations set upon it. Think about it.
It's been a gas watching how the Sony ponies are fighting this rear-guard action in the face of the big Halo push. It's a lost cause. Halo is officially a critical hit and in a few hours it will be a box-office hit too. Nothing you say here is going to change that. Move on.
Box office hit? What kind of story line could Halo come up with for theaters? It wont be on par with Metal Gear Solid's box office movie and that's FACT.
Opinions are facts now eh goodganja44?
Get off the PCP.
<ed> Leon. Take the bandana off and go back to school. You need to start paying attention in English class.
While I agree that MGS has a better storyline, that doesn't make it a fact. It's an opinion.
I've played both games, back to front. Love them both. But I like Halo more, because sci-fi blasting aliens action fascinates me more than homo-erotic espionage, or a geeky MIT nerd hitting sh1t with a crowbar.
Once again. An opinion is NOT A FACT. GTFO.
Actually, that IS a fact.
MGS has probably one of the best storylines ever created.
Halo's is...subpar. (If you disagree, you probably haven't played MGS, Half-life, or some other game with a great storyline)
Currently Halo 3 is averaging 96% and is sitting at *FOURTH highest rated game EVER CREATED!*
Bungie did it! Fu*king Bungie did it again! They surpassed the level of hype this game created.
I doubt it dude.
Everyone gave Halo 2 incredible ratings...and now they're "mysteriously" regretting giving it a 9 or 10???
If an unoriginal, uninnovative game can get better scores than Bioshock...there IS something wrong!
I'm not hating. I just don't understand it! Does ANYONE understand it?
Here's my idea:
I, in no way, think Resistance is better than Halo.
I just want a list of things that make Halo better than Resistance.
If I can get 3 legitimate things that make Halo better, I will buy a 360 and Halo 3 as soon as I have the money. I promise you all this.
I will even put the video up and post it all over the site.
4 player co-op...online or offline
Save Replay Feature (really cool, i have saved films of the beta)
Now buy yourself a 360. and enjoy Live plus the AAA exclusives .
i played the whole thing, its about an 8.5, RFOM is still better
PS3fanboys try and play stupid with crazy stunts like..
'i've played this.. it sucks... overhyped'
and how they always try to find a scapegoat....
It may be the best game in existence. but nothing in my mind can live up to this hype, especially "Game Fuel"
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