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Folks can't get enough of those Mythic maps, as Halo 3 frags its way to the top of the Xbox Live charts for another week. The siren's song of plasma grenades and billion-dollar cyborgs bested the Nazi zombie-killing antics of Halo nemesis, Call of Duty: World at War. On the Xbox Live Arcade side,...

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April 28, 2009 at 12:30PM

On Thursday evening, Joystiq vs. Bungie: A Mythic Halo 3 Challenge came to an awkward, head-scratching close. We're sure most everyone who was interested in the outcome either watched the live stream or read through Bungie's uninspired Humpday challenge recap. But with so much misinformation circula...

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Update: Now that the challenge has concluded, be sure to check out the official recap of the battle including all of Bungie's shenanigans. Earlier this week, Bungie challenged Joystiq to a Halo 3 competition to help get the word out about the just released Mythic Map Pack and to prove that developer...

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Major Nelson has revealed that the Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack will be available to everyone come April 9 for the price of 800 ($10). The pack contains three new maps: Sandbox, Assembly and Orbital. So, if you haven't broken down and bought the limited edition of Halo Wars, which contains a token to do...

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In a very special edition of Points > Life, we outline the location of each of the three new skulls hidden on the upcoming Mythic Maps for Halo 3: Assembly; Orbital and Sandbox. If you plan on skull hunting when you pick up the maps (via Halo Wars CE or XBLM this Spring) you should remember, the...

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Update. This giveaway is now closed. Winners have been chosen and were notified via email. As always, thanks for entering! Here's a chance to win the Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack before anyone else! The general public will get its first opportunity next week, when the maps are released as a Halo Wars CE b...

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Click to view the Mythic Map Pack gallery walkthrough Halo 3 is about to be refreshed with a trio of new battlefields known as the Mythic Maps: Orbital, Assembly and Sandbox. While the maps aren't scheduled to release on the XBLM until spring -- sooner if you pick up Halo Wars CE -- we've played t...

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We got the chance to preview Halo 3's upcoming Mythic Map Pack and figured we'd whip up a tasty video preview (in high definition, no less). Embedded above is the footage we took from the map pack including a look at Orbital, an Assembly preview and plenty of Forging fun in Sandbox. You may ev...

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We have another Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack reveal. This time Bungie.net has the scoop, posting a list of contents for Sandbox's Forge toolkit. A toolkit that comes with golf clubs and golf balls. Grunt branded ones, in fact. Other objects include the standard assortment of blocks, wedges, doo-dads and t...

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The upcoming release of Halo 3's Mythic Map Pack and addition of the Sandbox Killball has already got Forgers' creative minds working overtime. Over on the HBO forums, member pete_the_duck posted a diagram (it's all about the presentation) of the seven things he'll be doing with a glowing orange Ki...

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(click to embiggen) Behold, the first screenshot of the yet to be officially revealed Halo 3 multiplayer map Sandbox. You know, the map that's one third of the upcoming Mythic Map Pack. The image comes way of the official Austrian Xbox Blog, which sort of jumped the gun plasma rifle by releasing i...

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Last week, Bungie teased us with a single screenshot of Halo 3's upcoming Orbital multiplayer map (one third of the Mythic Map Pack), and now today we're treated to much, much more. Bungie just posted a Spartan sized bundle of Orbital screenshots (some new Assembly screens as well) that give us...

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