In celebration of the Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack becoming free, a new video has popped up on Xbox Live Marketplace. The video features some of Bungie's favorite creations set in the Heroic Map Packs included maps Foundry, Rat's Nest, and Standoff. It's a pretty short video, but there are definitely...

March 26th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Update: The Heroic Map Pack is finally free, folks. Go get it! We're sure all the fanboys out there were awake late last night, waiting for the Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack to become free at 2AM Pacific last night. Those who did were greeted with sour news: the maps remained at their original price of 8...

March 25th 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Happy free Heroic Map Pack day everyone! For those with a little patience, you'll be rewarded today with Halo 3's former $10 set of maps for the cost of air (but not PerriAir; that the Spaceballs still charge for). The pack includes Standoff, Rat's Nest and Foundry. While we'd love to tell you all...

March 25th 2008 at 10:26am 0 Comments
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We're sure that a certain portion of you couldn't wait to slide that cool sawbuck into your 360 and get the new Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack. Heck, we'd imagine that you're still playing them right now, eyes reddened and bleary from lack of sleep and pants soiled beyond all recognition for fear of being...

December 12th 2007 at 11:25am 0 Comments

We've done it again fanboys. We've gone and stayed up all night (and morning) painstakingly editing a multiplayer map walk through video for your enjoyment and entertainment. What can we say, we're hardcore. Our Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack walk through is embedded above and, just like our Gears of War Hi...

December 12th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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We know that with the slew of new games being released, it's easy to forget about a little indie title called Halo 3 that came out in late September. But don't you miss those first days? Don't you miss that feeling you got when you first ripped open the plastic, greedily snatching the disc within a...

December 11th 2007 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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The planets Halos have finally aligned and the time has come ... Halo 3's first downloadable content is here. Available for download off the XBLM is the 800 Microsoft point Heroic Map Pack featuring three multiplayer maps including Standoff, Rat's Nest and Foundry. You can take a looksy at the new m...

December 11th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Some news for you on the eve of tomorrow's release of the Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack: new playlist info! Via Bungie's Weekly Update, the crew is ready to incorporate the new maps into the general playlists, as well create a playlist just for those folks who don't want to mingle with the unwashed masses...

December 10th 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Be honest now. It's not like you have anything better to do than to stare at a series of polygonal environments and pretend you're dashing through them, mowing down multicolored cyborgs and kidnapping defenseless flags. In the gallery below you'll find images depicting the three environments compri...

December 6th 2007 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Ever since the Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack was announced and discussed over at Bungie.net, we've been mulling over a few questions. Questions regarding some specific statements made in the Bungie.net article regarding how Forge will work with Foundry and if we'll be able to take our battles to the satell...

November 28th 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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In an update to yesterday's Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack announcement, team Bungie posted a little Q&A about the new DLC including answers to the matchmaking confusion.Taking lessons learned from Halo 2's DLC (which noticeably split up the community into the "haves" and "have nots") all Halo 3 DLC wil...

November 20th 2007 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/xbox_360/Halo_3_Heroic_Map_Pack_available_on_Dec_11'; If you've grown tired of traipsing through Snowbound in your desperate lust to eliminate squeaky-voiced, trash-talking cyborgs, the announcement of the downloadable "Heroic Map Pack" for Halo 3 should be just w...

November 19th 2007 at 12:28pm 0 Comments