Halo Highlight Reel: Halo 3 Beta!

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What started out as a normal evening of playing Halo 2 turned into multi hour explosion of Halo 3 goodess!  For those of you who don’t already know (or did not message me last night) I am one of the lucky chosen to take part in the Halo 3 Beta early via the Friends and Family invitation.  From what I understand a pool of 40,000 gamers fitting various criteria  were put into a pool and from there about 10,000 were sent invites through their bungie.net accounts.  For whatever reason I made the cut, but had I not played H2 last night I probably would have missed it.  After my session I went to check my stats and saw their was a new message for me. I thought who the heck would mesage me over b.net?  Low and behold was my invite, and from their I began my Halo 3 adventure.  Backdraft joined me a little later, once he finished giving me his best wishes, he he discovered that he received an invite too. 


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Valhalla, the new Coagulation, your new home…

Everybody wants to know about the game.  There is a lot to sayso I am going to run through as many points as I can to impart what I saw and felt with Halo 3:

  • The word I would best describe the way the game feels is heavy, it has a weight to it…meatier.  Yeah I know I am not making much sense but what can I say. 
  • Valhalla, Highground, Snowbound: That is the maps in the order of importance
  • Graphics: While initial not mind blowing, they are awesome in there own right.  I love the ‘lushness’ of Valhalla, the lighting of Highground, and the blood-splattered snow of Snowbound
  • Audio: Rocks! listen for the gunfights off in the distance in Valhalla, and when you die underwater you will know it!
  • Spartan Laser: packs a whallup, but you need several seconds to target
  • Assault rifle: was maybe better off left in Halo
  • A lot of weapon variations including removable turrets, a human version of the Brute shot except more leathal (and heavy)
  • Controlls: You are going to need to get used to them!
  • Record your ENTIRE match, share with your friends!

There really is too much to discuss, fortunatly you won’t have too wait too much longer.  I will be laying of Halo 2 for the balance of the beta.  More to come from the HHR!

-SG

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One Response to Halo Highlight Reel: Halo 3 Beta!

  1. Aaron says:

    yeah yeah yeah , just tell  me about Loki crying because he didnt get it early…..

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