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ODST beats Reach on XBL

It might have enjoyed some eye-watering user numbers in its first week of release, but the hyped Halo Reach beta has failed to topple FPS favourite Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and, perhaps more surprisingly, Halo ODST from the top of the Xbox Live Online Play listings. By default …

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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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Halo 3 ODST sells 2.5m

It seems that Master Chief’s absence from Microsoft’s latest instalment in the Halo universe has not knocked Halo 3: ODST too badly, with news that the game has already sold 2.5m units worldwide since its release on September 22nd. That amounts to $125m in revenues, according to USA Today. It …

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UK CHARTS: Halo 3 ODST is no.1

In news that is likely to shock no one, Microsoft’s feverously anticipated Halo 3 ODST has stormed the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Charts and shot straight to the top spot. It does so exactly two years after its predecessor, Halo 3, did much the same. 64 per cent of ODST’s …

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Halo 3 ODST mini-movie airs tonight

Hollywood’s Halo movie project may be continuing to stumble, but those wishing for a taste of what might yet be will want to check out FX channel tonight for the first UK TV airing of Microsoft’s Halo 3 ODST mini-movie tonight. The footage has been causing ripples on the internet …

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Microsoft plans Halo 3: ODST marketing blitz

Microsoft has revealed its mammoth marketing plans for upcoming Xbox 360 blockbuster, Halo 3: ODST. The Bungie-developed FPS is due to hit shelves on September 22nd and – as Microsoft’s biggest release of the year – the platform holder plans to support the title right up until Christmas and throughout …

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Pre-order bonus for Halo 3: ODST

Early buyers of Microsoft’s upcoming FPS Halo 3: ODST will be rewarded with a code that will let them unlock multiplayer character Sergeant Avery Junior Johnson. Bungie’s prequel shooter now boasts a full-length single-player campaign depicting the events leading up to Halo 3, all of which will be playable co-operatively …

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Halo 3: ODST heads consumer E3 interest race

Whilst games such as Final Fantasy XIII, Agent and New Super Mario Bros may have been getting the lion’s share of the column inches post-E3, research claims that Microsoft’s Halo 3: ODST is the E3 title that most gamers are interested in buying. Research body Nielsen has published what it …

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Halo 3: Recon renamed

Bungie has announced that the highly anticipated Halo 3: Recon is to be renamed Halo 3: ODST. In the game players must control an ODST (Orbital Drop Shock Trooper), who is on the hunt for his missing squad in the occupied new Mombasa. Bungie wrote on its blog: This new …

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