Marc Saltzman reports for CNN: So the big question is: Does "Halo 3" live up to the hype? Absolutely.
Whether you're an old fan or new to this franchise, "Halo 3" is a must-own game for action or sci-fi lovers. Its gratifying solo campaign and many multiplayer modes, new features (including co-op play) and high production values, all ensure "Halo 3" will live up to its lofty expectations.
See Alternative Sources for CNN's industry report of Halo 3 on video and photo gallery of the launch event.