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You won't find many revelations in the latest episode of the Bungie Podcast, but you will find plenty of talk about mission design as well as an ill-advised sports bet. This week, the Bungie kids speak to Paul Bertone, who just happens to be the Campaign Mission Design Lead for Halo 3. The guys spen...

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September 12, 2007 at 5:45PM

It's hard to believe, but the official marketing for Halo 3 began nearly a year ago. It all started with the "Starry Night" commercial that aired in December of 2006. As the first piece of official, mass-marketed material concerning Halo 3, starry night was just the beginning of a very long and care...

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[Update: A few people were asking for a larger version of the image above. Slaves of our readers that we are, we have complied. Click the image above for a giganto-version. Don't say we never did anything for ya.] Microsoft has officially unveiled the cavalcade of festivities it has planned for the...

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Remember when we told you about a picture that was taken of a sculpt-in-progress Master Chief at Madame Tussauds in London? Well friends, it turns out that Master Chief has been immortalized in waxy goodness as Madame Tussauds officially revealed the seven foot sculpture at their Las Vegas studio. W...

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The Halo 3 marketing machine is now in full swing with advertisements and promotions popping up everywhere. But this marketing machine isn't just good for selling Halo 3, oh no, it helps sell other products ... maybe something like a bank? The picture above is a prime example of a First Mutual Bank ...

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After detailing the bulk of the human weaponry in Halo 3 last month, Bungie has now released detailed breakdowns of nearly all the Covenant weaponry as well. So, if you've ever wondered exactly how long a Carbine is, or what the muzzle velocity of a Plasma Rifle is, you're in luck. The weapon profi...

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Today, Todd McFarlane and his sculpting team just released some new product shots of the Halo 3 action figures that were announced back in June and let's just say the'll make a Halo fanboy tinkle. Don't believe us? Well then go ahead and take a look at the new product shots in the gallery bellow, bu...

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[Update: It looks like Scar was banned merely for having the epsilon. Apparently the epsilon was leaked to many more people than intended, resulting in many bannings, including Scar. You can read what is allegedly Scar's response on Xboxic here.] Remember all the lovely Halo 3 epsilon leakage that b...

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In an effort to make your online shopping experience all the better, the tech dudes behind the Bungie Store have given it a mini-makeover. The new and improved Bungie Store is much more aesthetically pleasing and easier to navigate, although the prices are still the same and our orange Grunt coffee ...

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Freeverse sends word that a title update for Marathon: Durandal is now available. Among other things, the update gives players the option to choose a wider field of view. This option is supposed to help players that have experienced motion sickness whilst playing the game. We haven't personally exp...

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In the latest issue of Time, you can spot the Master Chief right on the cover. Well, actually it's a multiplayer Spartan model and you'll find him (or her) in a small box in the upper-right corner. Still, it's Halo on the cover of Time and that has to count for something. Naturally, the magazine c...

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Much to the delight of emo Halo 3 fanboys everywhere, Hot Topic has begun taking pre-orders on the Halo 3 replica Covenant weaponry from Jasman Toys. For those unaware of these toys replicas, they feature laser tag functionality and are supposed to behave in the same manner as their digital counterp...

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Our friends over at Sony HQ must be at their whits end with all this Halo 3 talk, because they devilishly and secretly stuck it to the Halo franchise with a ::gasp:: Wikipedia revision! Using WikiScanner, it was discovered that an IP address originating out of Sony's UK studios edited the Wikipedia ...

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Featured in 1UP's most recent article of their three weeks of Halo 3 coverage is news from Bungie about a new way to highlight the best of the best user created content in Halo 3. Bungie Recommends will be that community watering hole where players can go to see what Bungie thinks is the bestest, mo...

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When Halo 2 launched years back Bungie.net received a fancy new facelift and implemented snazzy stat tracking features that shocked and awed everyone near and far. And Bungie is doing it again with Halo 3's release. In this week's Bungie Weekly Update team Bungie highlights some of the new changes B...

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Browsing through random Flickr sets early this morning we stumbled upon a few pictures of the new Halo 3 Slurpee cups that are appearing in 7-11 stores right now. These super special Slurpee cups feature lenticular Halo 3 images around the outside of the cup (similar to the Halo 2 promotion done yea...

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What do you do if you're hired to promote an extremely popular Western video game franchise in a country in which they are clueless to its existence? Well, you have the hero of said video game beat up a dinosaur ... of course! And that's exactly what Microsoft has chosen to do to promote Halo 3 in ...

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The latest edition of the Bungie podcast is now live and available for download. This episode features Lars Bakken and Tyson Green along with regulars Frank O'Connor and Luke Smith. The Bungie boys spend this podcast jawing about the Forge, the map editor included in Halo 3. Suffice it to say, Forge...

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Statistically, if you're hanging around a website called Xbox 360 Fanboy, you probably like Halo. As such, it's quite possible that you also like things about Halo. Now, if you find yourself a member of this second camp, there's also a pretty decent chance you would enjoy a book about Halo, but a f...

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Boys and girls, Halo 3 fans of all ages, gather 'round and listen up. Microsoft has just revealed that the precious and highly anticipated Halo 3 has officially gone gold and is being sent off to be pressed to disc. And not only does this news nearly confirm that Frankie was indeed playing the final...

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