A retailer this week began taking pre-orders for Halo 3: ODST for Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360. Halo 3: ODST will include an all-new campaign mode that takes place prior to the events of Halo 3, and all-new multiplayer maps.
59.99 pre-order price tag, although, it could just be a place holder for when they find out the actual price.
It's obviously a place holder, no way in hell this game is going to be $59.99; I even believe Bungie said it themselves.
I remember Bungie stating that this game won't be full priced. What if MS wants to milk this title for all its worth?
i predict an easy 1.5 - 2 million sold week 1
If you guys listen to the bungie podcast they've been saying that the game is becoming larger than they initially planned. It could wind up being a ten hour campaign. Although having the same multiplayer as Halo 3 with 3 new maps still does not warrant full price at retail.
Preordering in the first place is just a scam, especially for a game we know next to nothing about. I thought this was just supposed to be a glorified expansion pack, what's w/ the 59.00 price tag?
Microsoft is back once again with their money laundering techniques. Playing the con-artist role and you Microsolaves playing the role of the gullible customer. Dressing Halo in a new coat of paint does not hide the fact that Halo is was and still is garbage. Now Dark Sniper knows why Microsoft changed their title from Halo 3: Recon to something that has STD in it's initials. It's because this title is sickening to look at and more sickening to play. $niper
DarkDiaper at it again.. Must be working to get those 8th and 9th bubbles right? Still trying to be a Zhuk wannabe
"Dark Sniper salutes Epic games for making the gradual shift to the best interactive console that gaming has to offer, PLAYSTATION®3. What this means is that Gears of War will finally receive the proper treatment by utilizing the power of PLAYSTATION®3 to it's full potential. Seeing the differences between the PS3 copy and the Xbox 360 copy will be night and day. Dark Sniper hopes you Microslaves enjoy paying full price for beta copies to be tested on your console. The complete package can only be done on PLAYSTATION®3 and there isnt too much you slaves can do about it. $niper" OWNED!!!!
DarkSniper has an D and an S in STD, so I'll just throw a T in there because you are a piece of Trash.
hope u guys know that darksniper & zhuk are the same person.
Minimal effort for maximum profits! They should just be calling it Halo 3:Cash In
Crab, you are such a retard! Bungie are putting a lot of effort into this, ODST is far more than a simple expansion. This is also not the 'official' recommended retail price.
A lot of effort into this? For any other game this would be called DLC. But with Bungie and MS they think they can make this DLC out to be more than that and of course charge above average DLC prices for it. Just look at the new DLC for Gears. It also add's a new campaign chapter and new multiplayer maps which is basically the same thing this is doing. Yeah, some new character models and maybe some new environments but its all using assets and the engine from their 2 year old game, which disappointed most when it launched and was/is far from anything "next-gen" 2 years later. My guess is it still won't even be able to run in an HD resolution and instead has to be crutched by the 360 upscaler. The same time it's taken to make this DLC other dev's have made entire games. Just mark my words.. This is going to be panned as overhyped DLC in the end with a premium price tag on a mediocre effort. I would love to be proved completely wrong about this but after Halo 3 and the mediocre effort MS has been giving lately I have learned. Like I said MARK MY WORDS!!
Looks like GEC is trying to gain some respect from the PS3 entourage. Won't work my friend, just stick to being a fanboy. You don't have to impress anyone here.
Yup, because only Sony fanboys could have found Halo 3 disappointing. I guess this site is FLOODED with Xbox fanboys then, since the "disappointing MGS4" is nothing more than a "glorified movie." C'mon Kigmal. You're a Ratchet fan! Don't be hating on Crab... he gets crap from both sides!
Come on Kigmal.. I towed the 360 and MS flag on this site for YEARS give me a FN break man. I think I've earned the right to bag on the 360 with complete legitimacy. There are no alterior motives and I could give 2 sacks of monkey sh*t to what PS3 fanboys on this site think. That's the funny thing with fanboys they will love you as long as you tow the line. The minute you don't they turn on you and take your bubbles. Anyway, you want to argue my points or just psycho analyze my intentions of the post?
this dlc.. to me is meh.. its dont believe it would be much of a step up from what we see in halo3 it would just be same shyt on another skin.. and MS Slapin a high price on it... gears2 has plans to do the same thing. so y would u think this would be any different.
Lol I'm sure Bungie won't complain about the price. As long as they make sure M$ comes out as the bad guys. "We didn't want this to be the same price as a full game!" says a Bungie rep as he closes the deal on a new summer home. I'm usually the one telling you console gamers to speak with your wallets for once. But c'mon, seriously, Halo is the exception to that rule. Halo fans will line up with their wallets in one hand and a bottle of lube for Bungie in the other. ...please don't give me a bubble if your a ps3 fanboy. You guys are just as worse.
I gree with crab
because the game isn't even out yet! but, lets look at this way. i think that the will game be no less than 5 hours long! plus include a multiplayer from bungie which will no doubt mirror halos. we've already paid full price for games this gen that have offered less! you know we have..thats on both systems. i'm not defending bungie or halo, just stating things that have already come to pass this gen. now for me, i will be buying this no matter what price tag is attached. an open world halo(ish) game, complete with a bungie crafted multiplayer = something pretty good imo. day one for me.
lol , it's still an expansion !!!!!!!!
I dont understand why people pre order so long prior to a games launch. Personally I'd rather my money earned me interest than them.
Never understood why somebody would come in to a Halo article if they're not interested. Just so they can talk trash? Jealousy is strong when it comes to Halo. Expansion or not. I'm still all over this one. Love the idea. :)
or may be because some people (like me) have played Halo and actually don't think its the next coming of jesus?
"Expansion or not. I'm still all over this one. Love the idea. :)" With a username like yours, who woulda guessed? ;)
And with Avatar Pictures like yours, who would have guessed.
halo 3 was ok, but it felt like the GTA4 effect. However, I don't know why it is so unclear whether this game is an expansion or not.
COD:MW is leagues BETTER then halo3 and COD:MW2 will also be beat this no problem MP gameplay wise MAG will complete my FPS itch wi mw2
You're an idiot in your own league Nobody can beat your idiocy Ever You're a complete and total idiot.
Yeah he is.
thats been takin preorders for awhile
that's the same way I feel about KZ2. its not the second coming of Jesus like many of you guys proclaim it to be. as far as I'm concerned both games are mediocre but I did enjoy halo 3 more than KZ2
People love to toss about how KZ2 or Halo 3 are the "king of FPS," yet I have yet to find any FPS outside MAYBE CoD4 that has given me HALF of the hours of fun I had with Goldeneye 007 and UT2004.
I agree.. Both of those games are just simply great. Classics. Although, Halo has been close for me.. Especially Halo 3 with the Forge, just so much you can do with it. The variety of games you can play on their using Forge is astounding. While playing Halo 3, with friends, and using Forge, I could play for hours..
I agree with Goldeneye being a great multiplayer experience but have you played it lately? Its aged badly, I don't know how I used to play the game without analogue sticks and shot accurately. I must have been a much better gamer back then! But Halo 3 multiplayer is a lot of fun for me, I must have put in about 100 hours into that game, its got much more of a pick up and play feel. For COD I need to be in the mood, its a much more intense experience. Which is a good thing.
The story takes place during the events of Halo 2 in New Mombasa. If they actually did it as planned, it's going to be an open world environment. You are searching for your other Drop Troops whom you were separated from after landing. The multiplayer maps are the same from Halo 3 as I understand it, but the campaign is a completely separate event. It's technically an expansion, but the story is not tied to Halo 3.
Gamestop has had pre-orders for this since it was still called Recon.
That's when I put down my $5, too.
add left button or trigger scope, click on left analog=sprint. third person cover system toggle i know everyone will disagree
They sure will they play the game because of the team strategy and the diverse gameplay(weapons/vehicles etc) Peter Jackson's Halo will be the pinnacle of Halo. http://www.skoar.com/featur...
game crazy has been taking pre orders on ODST since last year.
Who cares if this is DLC or not? As long as it's big, innovative, and fun. Then I could care less.. If it involves all of that, I'm going to get it. Whether it's classified as a retail game or DLC.
halo 3 is like a pc version of halo 2 and really felt dated and story and everything was not good for me. Why do people care so much about crap halo when there is COD which craps on halo?
COD craps on KZ2 also now, lets not get it twisted!! an all this next gen graphics,an awesome AI, an 32 player online still wasn't enough to get many people to enjoy it!! looks ain't everything an KZ2 is a prime example of that!! for me it like this: COD4 over 100 hours COD WAW about 40 hours HALO 3 about 20 hours KZ2 about 4 hours KZ2 just didn't draw me in, but I know there's people that's completely opposite, so all this boils down to is what we PREFER as gamers.some people LOVE KZ2 an there's people like me that thinks it was all hype an no substance, but it doesnt matter because they got their money from me FIRST DAY!!even tho i traded it in they still got paid for my copy!!
A game is released that makes me play it religiously four years down the line. Having 32 friends accounts on it who all LOVED the game. And still playing the missions and challenges. Then Timesplitters is still the best FPS game to me.
Was very average. People keep talking about graphics & physics in Killzone 2 & what Halo 3 cant do. Its obvious to me people didn't play Halo 3 or they played it co-op on the same screen that will not express the games true beauty. Killzone 2: walk through the water & see what it does, nothing. Walk through the water in Halo 3 & the water wades to the direction of movement through the water. Killzone 2: walk through the dirt or whatever, no footprints. Halo 3, walk or watch the Arbiter walk through dirt or snow & dirt fly in the air leaving footprints that gradually dissipate in the wind. Killzone 2: respawning enemies, enough said. Halo 3, no respawning enemies. Killzone 2: cant ride in that phony warthog. Halo 3, you can ride in any seat in the warthog: drive, passenger, or turret, also, the AI can drive the warthog for you. Killzone 2: cant ride in all the vehicles you see. Halo 3, you can ride & drive almost all the vehicles you see, amazing. Killzone 2: the tank functions horribly, period. Killzone 2: the environments have no variety. Halo 3 has every type of environment one would think they would see in a futuristic world on a more advanced planet. Killzone 2: has very good AI. Halo games have always had AI that other developers were trying to copy since Halo 1. Killzone 2: the building that you blow-up in the beginning of the game, ok. However, shoot at the building next to it & there will not be a mark left on the building, I don't care what you shoot at that building. I shot a rocket launcher at that building & not one mark was left on the building, nothing. Halo 3: you will leave a mark on anything you hit with what ever you shoot at it, period. Killzone 2: best vehicle is that Mech. thats great. Halo 3, doesn't need one. I just wanted to say how hyped that Mech was & I don't even like Mech games but that was great in Killzone 2. I could go on forever with the many things Halo does better than Killzone 2, but thats enough for now. LBP: if you want to talk about an over-priced game, LBP is it! There is no way that pos should be $60. Halo 3:ODST, isn't an expansion, its a new game within the Halo Universe that function differently than the Master Chief & Arbiter. ODST will be a Ghost Recon or Rainbow Six style of game with 5 characters to work with. Also, these characters don't have the same powers as the Master Chief, so it will force you to play differently from a traditional Halo game. Haters can HATE: Halo 3:ODST will be the most purchased, most played, & most anticipated game this holiday season & for E3 on Monday June 1st. This is why I don't have bubbles on this whack site because I tell the truth. Those are not opinions up there except LBP, but the Killzone 2 portions are true. Play the games & see for yourself!
As much as halo sucks, i must say that the ODST soldier designs look sweet. i'm actually interested in seeing how this game turns out.
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