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Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner View Post
I always thought MS's master plan was to release halo 3 the day the PS3 came out
It was for a while. You have no idea how surprised I am that H3 was delayed more than the PS3. I'm keeping my hopes low for H3 - H2 was pretty disappointing. The campaign mode had the single worst ending of any game that I have ever played - and that includes Minesweeper . I def. feel more accomplished after beating MS than H2. The multi was good - but a step back from H1 in many ways IMHO.

Part of the reason may be marketing tho. I don't know if anybody else was following the viral marketing campaign leading up to the release - but that got me pretty hyped for the release.

I guess we'll just have to wait and see how it ends up
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I have a feeling Halo Wars is going to be a let down, the people making it made the Age of Empires RTS's I beleive and they were just crap.
Age of Empires being crap is your own opinion, that fact that they have won many awards says otherwise for the general gaming public
    
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It was for a while. You have no idea how surprised I am that H3 was delayed more than the PS3. I'm keeping my hopes low for H3 - H2 was pretty disappointing. The campaign mode had the single worst ending of any game that I have ever played - and that includes Minesweeper . I def. feel more accomplished after beating MS than H2. The multi was good - but a step back from H1 in many ways IMHO.

Part of the reason may be marketing tho. I don't know if anybody else was following the viral marketing campaign leading up to the release - but that got me pretty hyped for the release.

I guess we'll just have to wait and see how it ends up
That game was hyped beyond belief. I have a hunch that had it not been Halo 2 - but some unrelated game, it would have been great. But Halo was an amazing game, and people expected better out of Halo 2.
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the people demanded Halo 2, bungie had to deliver early.
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Yeah, my friend's preordering Halo 3 legendary just so he can play Halo 3 on my 360 while wearing the helmet, lol
So your m8 must have a head the size of a cats head then... Its not a life size helmet and I doubt it wearable since it will probabley have a slot in the bottom that slides over the disc holder rather than your m8s head.
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The console doesn't cost $600 dollars, it is $400. If you are talking about the HD DVD player as the extra $200, remember, it is not required to have it to play video games.

Also, probably the biggest thing about the next revision of the 360, I believe we are on 2 now but I'm not positive, is the die shrink and hopefully less noise out of the DVD drive. While Halo 3 is going to be a big factor in the gaming industry, it is not an integral part of the 360 hardware revision.
I think what he meant was Xbox ($400), Halo 3 and Wars ($120), Gold Sub ($50) = $570 + taxes is close to $600...I thought the same thing until I thought about it a little harder
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Very good, you guys caught on quick. Also, there is a 22" monitor that I will buy this Christmas season too which will be $400-$450 and then all the extras to go with it. I'm looking at about $900-$1000 total.
    
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22" inch monitor for 500? you could get a better deal. if u were me
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can anyone give me a link to the new revision of the xbox 360?
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new revison to a 360? i heard they were changing the processor from a 90nm structure to a 65nm but all that will do is run cooler. no change in processor speed or graphics capabilities or anything like that. just go buy a 360 lol
    
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