IGN visits Bungie for an in-depth look at new maps, vehicles, items and more. Hot new screens inside.
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This was a great read from IGN with alot of interesting news about Halo3. I admire Bungie's confidence in releasing a Beta test for such a highly anticipated and heavily scrutinized game....I think its an indication that Bungie is indeed serious when they say they want to make Halo3 the very best Halo to date. I don't doubt that Bungie will deliver.
Anyway, i like the idea of showing of screenbshots from your saved films on bungie.net.
Its Halo on crack. It Keeps on getting better with time. I cant wait until we see Single Player footage. Im excited all over again and i only have to wait a couple of months.
On another note...THAT GUY IN THE GOLD ON THE LAST PAGE IS ABOUT TO GET LIT UP! lol
the beta was nothinggg the actual game is gunna kick so much ass its also funny cuz halo 3 scares the sh!t outta sony fanboys :)
But ironically, Killzone 2 is scaring the sh!t out of you and all your xbot friends. @TheMart Hey Mart how are you, well we both know that that Killzone wasn't the game it was hyped to be. Even though the game wasn't that bad, and I liked it alot. But it definantly was not the Halo killer. But there is still a good chance that KZ2 will be a good game. Look at Guerilla most recent game Liberation, it's still just a PSP game but we know now that Guerilla can deliver a good game. I do agree that too much hype on this game could bite Sony in the ass. For one, people should stop calling this one a Halo killer too. Halo is a proven fracnhise now and has a big following, it can't be 'killed'. Killzone should be seen as a game of it's own. I don't like these recent articles about gameplay speculation coming from a called 'Sony insider'. It's building the hype so high that people are going beyond the trailer we've seen! But as you said, we have to wait for E3 and see what the fuzz is really all about. But you got to admit, it is exciting to see if the game will be as they showed or not. E3 will be good this year, good stuff from all three companies. And I know I don't own a next-gen console yet. But I play the 360 at my friends house, he has all the good games like Lost Planet, Gears, DOA. And I sometimes play the PS3 at gamestores. So I do know how the next gen era is coming out, not as much as you guys of course. I'm planning to buy a PS3, I'm just waiting for some good games to come out and a pricecut. But for now, I still have alot of PS2 games to play or finnish. @moondust What kind of comment is that? Dude that may be the lamest comment I ever heard.
judging from the first Killzone...you have to assume Killzone 2 will also be garbage even if KZ2 looks like the trailer...Halo 3 will still blow it away Halo 2 is styll one of the most played games on LIVE, why? because the gameplay! it doesnt matter how much the sony fanboys deny it...Halo 3 is coming and nothingggggs gunna stop this monster EDIT: BS3 ....does anyone no what KZ2 is like? no...what r u trying to say?
Ironically, you don't have a PS3, you don't have a clue what KZ2 will be like, so you don't know what you're talking about.
Bs3 even i u have a ps3 u dont know how kz2 will be .
@ Babylonian "But ironically, Killzone 2 is scaring the sh!t out of you and all your xbot friends." Actually no dude it doesn't scare an Xbox fan. We've seen Killzone 1 having mediocore scores from 6 to 7. We both know its from a Dutch company where we live, this country has never ever released real big AAA blockbusters. Actually, Killzone 2 can only fail. Sony has overhyped this game so much with the E3 2005 CGI trailer, which they cannot match and might not even come near that result. That's why we haven't seen screenshots or ingame footage anymore. Lets hope @ E3 they can show something that's at least allright. Otherwise Sony is dead. Killzone 2 should scare the hell out of PS3 owners actually. It could kill the consolesales totally if it fails. Plus, you don't own a next gen console. Not a 360, nor a PS3. So how could you ever talk about the feeling of next gen???
When you see KZ no one talk about halo. When you see Halo all the Sony fangirls start saying KZ is going to look better. It's obvious who is more threaten by who.
if this is how the game will look when its done im officialy not impressed....oh and another thing i hated the beta it was totaly mediocre to me it was halo 2 over again..yett worse because they adding things in like the banchie and making it out like there puting in something new im sorry bugie but multi-player wont save this game.
I am far more impressed by the screenshot than your silly picture.if halo 3 was relased only in multi-player form it will still sell over 5 million .i think this game is scaringing you too much that you had too look in comment, log in and than write that silly essay.(by the way if you want to corecet my spll65ing than go a he4ad) sincerely
nice try rookie but your words mean nothing to me also if your trying to make me out to be some 360 hater your an idiot...also halo 2&3beta muti-player was lame to me it just takes no skill to run and gun ppl i just feel that there multi-player will not save this game my opinion.
If you thought it sucked/you think it will suck, there's an easy solution...... Don't buy it.
the only reason i liked the halo series in the first place was because of its single player and i dont know why they changed directions and started to mainly support the multi-player wich is what i realy hate about the halo series now.so dont tell me $hit else.
halo 2 is amazing game halo 3 beta is .......... lame
Everybody's got an opinion, I think most enjoyed the Beta alot, I certainly did, but IGN the #1 most popular videogame news site http://www.ebizmba.com/arti... usually knows what they are talking about: "What's even more exciting is the idea that this is just a fraction of a segment of the game. We know next to nothing about the single-player campaign and the number of maps yet to be revealed outnumbers those that have. And that's why we're excited." "After our hands-on with the new courses, in addition to a then-early play through the public beta, our conclusion is that the Halo series has fire in the belly and a team behind it that won't be satisfied with a game that is anything less than the best shooter on the system - on any system, even." -IGN "The public beta is a good indicator of where it's headed, but what we saw is even better." -IGN "The Halo series brings with it a sizzle that most franchises just can't muster; Halo 3's mechanics are razor sharp and deserving of all the critical praise the series has received so far." -IGN
No game will be able to compete with the longevity halo 3 will supply. This game is a sport and will be played long after the game is released. The new maps look real impressive. People always make a huge deal about photorealistic graphics but this game looks amazing and the customizable armor will keep it fresh and fun to personalize. its hilarious how people talk smack about this game and how its gonna fail. Bungies played through the sp dozens of times and they say its still fun and way better then halo 2. This is the final game and MS will not let this game get anything less then a 9.4 on every review site. i see it gettin a 9 for graphics, 10 gameplay, 10 longevity, sound 9.5, presentation, 9.7. looks like a great score to me. And i hate how its killzone vs. halo 3 and ppl want one or the other to be crap why? ur not the workin for MS or sony, i want every game to be awesome so when i buy a ps3 (in 2 years lol) all the games r dope.
You can already sense how b!tchjealous some of these rabbid Sony fans get everytime there's Halo news. With RFOM being mediocre at best and Lair bound to the same fate, they're just on their knees praying hard that Killzone 2 will be half the game that Halo 2 was.
But Plz people give Killzone and the PS3 a chance. Lets just see what happens at E3. Happy gaming.
It keeps getting better and better everytime they show or talk about this game. I love that they are giving the community more costumization and freedom to be creative with the armor permutations, saved films, and manipulating the films. MAkes me wanna start getting ideas together to make short films and stuff. Halo 3 is going the right direction with the multiplayer.
Sept. can not get here faster. The armor mods looks killer.
Halo 3 = teh winar. And apparently it needs to be said again... Halo 2 set entertainment industry sales records, and went on to be so successful that it's still one of the most-played online console games in the world this long after release. Even if Halo 3 is just "Halo 2 with some new stuff", that's all it needs to be to top out on the most-played charts all over again. And Halo 3, from customizable armor to saved films to Deployables to the new maps and vehicles is already proving that it's much more.
I cannot wait till they release the retail version.
not amazing but good. i loved the 1st one but the 2nd suckd. i think graphics don't matter that much because people will love the game because of it's multiplayer. for me ... i'm a single player guy and i would love me some gears like graphics for halo 3. probably that won't happen but i'm serious that Bungie knows what they're doing. i have to say personally i'm more interested in KZ2 .. i think the 1st one was not that bad. some bugs but nice weapons and unique art style - looks nice at 60hz and not worse than halo 1. Halo gameplay is known for a long time and for the 3rd installment it will be exactly the same which is good for fans of the series. i think this year is gonna be fine for everybody so enjoy your games (not consoles).
I can't seem to go back to playing halo 2 since the beta, I wish they had just kept it going!!! Still, it's good to read up on some new info, I can't wait for the custom armour, camera views on the saved films and the new maps and vehicles. Shrine in particular looks crazy, a big team battle should be mayhem with all the vehicles on that map!
Halo 3 is so much smoother.
Even Japanese gamers are getting 'Halo fever' as pre-orders for Halo 3 have pushed it to the #1 spot on Amazon Japan's TOP 100 Video Game list: http://kotaku.com/gaming/to... Amazon's lists are updated hourly so rankings can change accordingly, but for Halo 3 to reach the number one spot months before its release is big news. It's begining to look like as far as Halo 3 is concerned, this time, Japan is coming to play.
I love the Halo franchise more than any other.While i think it highly unlikely , Killzone could be 10 times better than it's trailer visually but as IGN rightfully pointed out , few developers can match what Bungie do.Halo's play mechanics and combat AI are unsurpassed and that's just on the first Xbox.I definitely made the right choice when i plumped for 360 - no choice anyway of course as Halo isn't coming out on PS3.Even my brother who most certainly isn't into games was bitten by Halo's greatness and now adores it. Not long to go now people.
My excitement just shot through the roof! That article was a great, great read. Can't wait to hear/see more of my beloved Halo, how I love thee!
higher res textures and amazing lighting.. hope to see better animations and more physically movements.. I saw many beta HD clips and I think character details improved so much.. but we must wait and see E3 .. for sure we will see 2x better game than beta.. sorry but beta was horrible ( ppl expect so much more) except Lighting.. but it isnt in new screens.. good luck bungie. :)
This game HAS to deliver, whether or not K2 looks amazing or not, because sony still has AAA exclusive titles comin out regardless. I'm just hoping all of our other exclusives will be top notch also like Mass Effect and Too Human.
It still looks like halo 2.1, theres better FPS coming out this year. Haze. Unreal 3. Crysis Socom.
What makes you think the 3rd Halo will make sell 20 million XBox 360 when GTA beats Halo sells by a long shot thats the only good game that you XBox 360 fans have nothing else Gears of War couldnt even sell 9 million for crap! and that game was overly hyped and I played that game and the gameplay wasnt even that great except for the graphics and the graphics hide the gameplay and to make the people rate that game as high as they can considering it wasnt all that good except for the graphics!
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