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Before the cries of "OLD" start filling the comment threads, yes, we knew that Halo 3 was leaked several days ago. We chose not to propagate the story, but it seems to be reaching critical mass now, so there's no point in ignoring it. And before you ask, no, we're not telling you how to get it. The...

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Speaking to IGN in behind-closed-doors meeting at TGS, Hironobu Sakaguchi, head of Mistwalker, intimated that the upcoming RPG Lost Odyssey will span 4 DVDs. Considering Mistwalker's previous title, Blue DragonMass Effect managed to hit retail on 3 DVDs, this isn't exactly surprising. Still, in th...

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[Update: The Viva Piñata Party Animals is now available, for more details, click here.] According to Piñata Island, the source for all things Viva Piñata, a demo for Viva Piñata Party Animals should be on the Marketplace today. Actually, according to them, the demo sho...

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Much has been said about the positively massive advertising campaign for Halo 3. Commercials, books, toys, product tie-ins, race cars: Halo 3 is everywhere. It seems anyone and everyone is eager to get a little Halo cross-promotion going, Hell, even banks are starting to catch the fever. Sure, we k...

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In an interview with CVG, BioWare president Greg Zeschuk intimated that the company plans to release all three iterations of its upcoming trilogy, Mass Effect, on Xbox 360. When asked if that means console exclusivity, Zeschuk states that it's too early to make such claims. Zeschuk further notes tha...

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[Update 2: Pro-G now reports that Microsoft has backpedaled on it's threat to ban Xbox Live users for playing Halo 3 before its September 25th street date. It seems the bans reported earlier only apply to Microsoft employees. So, if you are not a Microsoft employee, enjoy your new pre-release copy ...

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Our partners in crime at AutoblogGreen -- just like Autoblog, only with more miles per gallon and fewer emissions -- have discovered that Project Gotham Racing 4 is set to feature a very interesting racing challenge. Part of the game's invitational series of races, the challenge is called "Electric...

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The remaining Halo 3 "Believe" videos are now available on Xbox Live Marketplace. Previously, the "Museum" ad was released on XBLM, and now it is joined by "Believe" and the "Monument" video, which is a look at the fictional creation of the massive diorama featured in the commercials. Granted, all ...

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Joystiq (along with a few tipsters) is reporting that the ending to Halo 3 has been leaked onto the internet. The source, apparently, is the same person who attempted to sell a pre-release copy on eBay. Now, we're not out to soil (or spoil) our Halo 3 experience, and we're certainly not going to ru...

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With November 20th over two months away, Mass Effect fans are probably keen to fill their senses with any information they can soak up. Lucky for them, the internets have obliged with some fresh new media. GameTrailers is hosting several new gameplay videos and developer interviews. Our favorit...

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We all know that the launch of Halo 3 will be a big event, perhaps one of the biggest in entertainment history, but did you know that Halo 3 will actually solve most of the world's problems? Melting ice caps? Gone. Socio-political tension? Eradicated. Disease? Forget about it. Yes, it's hard to beli...

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Shacknews recently caught up with Bungie's Frank O'Connor at a media review event. Of course, the big story is that Shacknews played Halo 3 to their heart's content, but they're not allowed to talk about that (and no one is until September 23rd apparently). So, you're stuck with just an interview a...

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[Update 2: Looks like the video made it onto GameVideos. We've embedded it above (until it gets taken down, too).] The second of the Halo 3 "Believe" ads has made its way onto the web, and it extends the story told in yesterday's ad "Museum" (now available on Marketplace, by the way). Again featuri...

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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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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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[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 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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Microsoft has announced that the Gears of War "Hidden Fronts" map pack will become a free download starting this Labor Day (which is Monday for our international friends). The map pack will officially become free starting at 2:00AM PT September 2nd. It should be noted that this isn't a timed promot...

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