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Halo 3 Reviews Up

RockstarRob Avatar
9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
RockstarRob Avatar
9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
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#1
What's so great about Halo?

As I must be missing something
#2
think its a fanboy thing
#3
Well I enjoyed the others just thought people would like to see the review.
#4
High scores so far all round. I've heard though from those playing it that the single-player mode is a bit weak, the multiplayer I expect should be the selling point for many.

http://www.metacritic.com/games/platforms/xbox360/halo3
#5
Do you have to have played all the other Halo games to be into this? Or would someone who's never played any Halo games be able to play it & fully know what's going on??
#6
sadiebabes
Do you have to have played all the other Halo games to be into this? Or would someone who's never played any Halo games be able to play it & fully know what's going on??


I never played the 1st one, then when i played the 2nd i was rather confused about who the good guys were :whistling:
#7
Titchimp
I never played the 1st one, then when i played the 2nd i was rather confused about who the good guys were :whistling:


:giggle:

So you reckon to get the most out of it, it helps to have played the others?
#8
So if the single player is weak, how come the scores don't reflect this? Why do they even bother actually putting a single player mode in? The story was pretty weak throughout the series in my opinion.

I just don't understand. I've played the first one, thought it was alright. I didn't walk away thinking it was the best game ever made though.

The multi-player is good. But I don't know if it's because I'm from a PC background, but there are greater online multi-players than Halo.

Considering so many people have posted deals on this game, I'm surprised there are not more replies.

Anyone justify this over hyped game?

(Just so you know I own a 360, not a PS3. So no fanboyism from me.)
#9
Halo 1 i tried to play but gave up having had pro evo 4 and that taking up most of my time -- got halo 2 but thought the game was dreadful as i didnt have a clue what was going on half the time -- so it may sound stupid but imlooking forward to halo 3 mainly for multiplayer -- i want the game but its not a need for me whereas pes 2008 is :D

Im a microsoft fanboy since 2002 but too coming from pc playing bkground there are much better FPS
#10
sadiebabes
:giggle:

So you reckon to get the most out of it, it helps to have played the others?


Maybe get the others and play through them first ;-)
#11
I thought Halo 1 had a decent single player campaign but Halo 2 was poor, coudnt really get into the multiplayer on that game and the single wasnt great even though it got mega reviews.

I own all 3 consoles and have always owned them all of each generation from the Master system days back in the early 90s and am in no way a fanboy. If a games good I will buy it whatever system its on.

But getting back to Halo 3 I think it will be ok but am looking forward to Call of Duty 3 more.
#12
RockstarRob
I thought Halo 1 had a decent single player campaign but Halo 2 was poor, coudnt really get into the multiplayer on that game and the single wasnt great even though it got mega reviews.

I own all 3 consoles and have always owned them all of each generation from the Master system days back in the early 90s and am in no way a fanboy. If a games good I will buy it whatever system its on.

But getting back to Halo 3 I think it will be ok but am looking forward to Call of Duty 3 more.

You mean Call of duty 4 :-D online rules:santa:
#13
halo is good, Its no where near the best game ever made.
Its strange how games get over-hyped (bioshock,halo) when there just average games

Best games i've ever played are are Half life 1, Oblivion and Monkey island 1 and 2
#14
add-man
halo is good, Its no where near the best game ever made.
Its strange how games get over-hyped (bioshock,halo) when there just average games

Best games i've ever played are are Half life 1, Oblivion and Monkey island 1 and 2

Bioshock was the most over-rated boring game ive ever played
Want a really fun game - buy earth defence force 2017 very underated
#15
freeDUMB
What's so great about Halo?

As I must be missing something


Same, I didn't like Halo 1 or Halo 2, so I won't be buying Halo 3!, obviously I missed something great in the games! :giggle:
#16
freeDUMB
So if the single player is weak, how come the scores don't reflect this? Why do they even bother actually putting a single player mode in? The story was pretty weak throughout the series in my opinion.

I just don't understand. I've played the first one, thought it was alright. I didn't walk away thinking it was the best game ever made though.

The multi-player is good. But I don't know if it's because I'm from a PC background, but there are greater online multi-players than Halo.

Considering so many people have posted deals on this game, I'm surprised there are not more replies.

Anyone justify this over hyped game?

(Just so you know I own a 360, not a PS3. So no fanboyism from me.)


What people are saying is the story is weak compared to say Halo 1's story. Held up against most other FPS's its still strong, A lot of other online games can sprint but they'll all fall out the race in the long run. Halo 2 stills go till this day because jumping online in Halo is like going back to an old friend.

With all the new features Halo 3 has more to offer than even the mighty Half Life...
#17
dandoc2
Bioshock was the most over-rated boring game ive ever played


Thats true. It not even fun to play anymore
#18
dandoc2
Bioshock was the most over-rated boring game ive ever played
Want a really fun game - buy earth defence force 2017 very underated


I watched hubby play Bioshock & thought it was great... really got into it like a film lol :)
#19
add-man
Thats true. It not even fun to play anymore


It's not really the kinda game you go back to after it's completed, is it? :)
#20
[SIZE=2]I'll wait 6 months until it's in the 2 for £20 in Gamestation or something...[/SIZE]
#21
sooo the money for my halo 3 pre-order has been taken from my account today so does that mean it will arrive tomorow...
#22
ryancs
sooo the money for my halo 3 pre-order has been taken from my account today so does that mean it will arrive tomorow...


where did you order it from,

Mine is coming tomorrow, (from shopto)
#23
add-man
where did you order it from,

Mine is coming tomorrow, (from shopto)

Game
#24
ryancs
Game


i would assume its coming tomorrow then
#25
YAY :-D :-D :-D Thanks
#26
ryancs
YAY :-D :-D :-D Thanks


I got Stranglehold a day early when I preordered from Game so looks like you'll have it tomorrow :)
#27
The game is getting 9-10 scores everywhere. Im interested to see what Game Central will score it.

Iv only played a bit of Halo 1 on the PC, and it was OK, but I didnt feel the urge to complete it, I also played Halo 2 on the PC as well but this time using the 360 controller - again I didnt really feel like playing any further.

But I really want to play Halo 3, on an X360, but then again, is it worth playin online if im gonner get pwned all the time.
#28
halo3 convinced me to buy a 360 lol but i wounder if there is a allience between the elites and humans or is it just dat one avater elite?
#29
AAHHHH Its coming :w00t:
http://img206.imageshack.us/img206/3940/ahhhdl4.jpg
No more outdoors for me for a while:w00t:
#30
luckily i have one of those girlfriends that likes to watch me play games
#31
add-man
luckily i have one of those girlfriends that likes to watch me play games

Lucky Bloke:whistling:
#32
try and get her to play co-op with you
#33
add-man
try and get her to play co-op with you

She totally does'nt like that type of game soo good idea but no chance...
I think i might edit my above post just in case someone looks on here:whistling:
Can You edit yours aswell.....
#34
Girl friends should definitely come first before halo 3 :whistling:

lol
#35
sadiebabes
:giggle:

So you reckon to get the most out of it, it helps to have played the others?



Sadie,

Quote from one of the reviews:

"The storyline itself is very good, although it definitely helps to know what happened in the first two games. That said, the game’s very accessible and spells out what’s going on just enough to make it entertaining for even casual fans."
#36
add-man
luckily i have one of those girlfriends that likes to watch me play games


Same here, and she has a conversation with them while i'm shooting em. :giggle:
#37
haha but i dont have to go to work hahahaha! or college lol im not lazzy just that im starting ma training in a few months (-: but untill then i got ages on ma 360 yay
#38
dfaz
Sadie,

Quote from one of the reviews:

"The storyline itself is very good, although it definitely helps to know what happened in the first two games. That said, the game’s very accessible and spells out what’s going on just enough to make it entertaining for even casual fans."


Thanks dfaz :thumbsup: :-D
#39
owwwwwww cant wait 2morro!!!!! need dis game so bad i just wanna see if humans are with the elites
banned#40
familyguy9
owwwwwww cant wait 2morro!!!!! need dis game so bad i just wanna see if humans are with the elites


Should have used shopto. Me and my friends all got ours today.

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