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Halo 3: ODST set for Xbox One this Friday

The Halo 3 spin-off ODST will be released on Xbox One on May 29th. The game will join the Master Chief Collection, which also includes Halo 1, 2, 3 and 4. ODST was announced late last year as compensation for gamers that suffered from the Master Chief Collection’s troubled launch …

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Halo: Master Chief Collection landing on Xbox One this year – report

Halo: The Master Chief Collection – a bundle packing remastered versions of the four numbered Halo releases – will reportedly launch later this year on Xbox One. Engadget sources claim the package features Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 – but omits other titles in the …

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Study shows female gamers endure three times the trash talk

Results from an Ohio University study reveal females are much more likely to deal with negative, aggressive chatter than their male counterparts. Research published on Gamasutra shows players identified as women during Halo 3 multiplayer matches received three unfriendly reactions for every standard interaction, compared to male or unidentified players. …

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Modern Warfare 2 still rules Xbox Live

The long awaited release of Halo Reach last week was the biggest games event of 2010 – but 2009’s gaming champ isn’t much impressed. According to figures from Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was the most played game on Xbox Live for the week ending …

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Reach tops Halo 3 Xbox Live records

Halo: Reach has only been on the shelves for a day, but it is already rewriting the series’ achievements. Bungie has announced more consumers have been playing Reach online simultaneously than 2007’s Halo 3. The developer’s Twitter post said: Reach already surpassed the all-time highest record for Halo 3 concurrent …

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MS spends more on Reach than Halo 3

Forget Call of Duty or FIFA – Halo: Reach could be this year’s biggest video game. And to help it along its way, Microsoft is putting more of its marketing spend behind Reach than it did for 2007’s Halo 3. A huge mainstream marketing campaign will see the title promoted …

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MS goads Sony over Halo sales

In a quite stark bit of pre-E3 willy-waving, Microsoft’s product director Aaron Greenberg has pointed out that total sales of Halo 3 aren’t simply better than those of Sony’s leading games – it beats the lot of them combined. Speaking via Twitter, Greenberg stated: Just in from research team (NPD): …

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New 360 Elite Spring bundle announced

Microsoft has announced it will release a new Xbox 360 Elite SKU this spring, which will include two free blockbuster first-party titles. The Elite Spring bundle will cost 199 and contains a copy of Halo 3: ODST and Forza Motorsport 3 at no extra cost. The bundle was previously rumoured …

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Xbox 360 Game of the Year Bundle rolls out

Microsoft is to launch a brand new Xbox 360 Elite SKU at North American retail next month called the Xbox 360 Game of the Year Bundle. The package, which was announced by Major Nelson, includes an Elite Xbox 360 console, which as always will come in black and include a …

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Halo 3 goes Classic

Microsoft has confirmed that three high-profile titles are to join its 19.99 Xbox 360 Classics range at UK retail – EA’s Mass Effect and Microsoft pair Halo 3 and Project Gotham Racing 4. We are delighted to add three of our finest titles to the Classics range, adding to the …

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