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Then you'll never know if he was just BSing or providing "facts" until those numbers release.
The way NPD works is, they release public stats every so often, but they keep the majority of them private and sell them to people who will pay. When people buy the stats, they can't publically make them known, they must also keep them private. The same goes for the Steam Hardware survey stats. Some are public, but most of the data Steam has collected is sold to game companies at a very high price, and they too must keep them private.

So what happens here, and from time to time, is someone buys stats, annouces something, but they can't legally release the stats because they are still owned by NPD.
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post #122 of 146
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It is a good game. I'm sorry, the ability to customise your game in multiplayer is basically unmatched by any recent game. The main storyline was fun to play, and had an extremely good storyline, and the multiplayer was very good (especially if you avoided matchmaking and played custom games).

I think most people who hates halo either a) only played some matchmaking, which isn't a particularly outstanding part of the game; or b) is jumping on the 'it's popular so I should hate it' bandwagon.

And then saying Gears of War is a good game - it was mediocre at best.
don't you mean halo 1 had a decent storyline and the rest just sucked?
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This is very simple.

More people own the Xbox 360. It came out a year before the PS3, and sold like hot-cakes. Plus when the PS3 first came out it was way too pricey for most consumers.

All-in-all, who cares? Consoles suck. Especially first-person shooters on consoles. We all know this.
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Lol ^
+REP
This kids, is how the REP system is abused.

G15 are outsold by budget keyboards(HALO).
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post #125 of 146
This is only for North America?

Being as how the 360 has 9 million+ console advantage over the PS3 in North America, it's not hard to see why Halo 3 sold so much more.
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Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
This kids, is how the REP system is abused.

G15 are outsold by budget keyboards(HALO).
Thats not a good comparison at all.
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i hate halo so much, its just a bad game and i have played it alot
that was even before i had my PS3, it was utter bad on xbox and on PC

idk how people can honestly play that game its just so bad

battlefield bad company 2 blows it out of the water by a lot
even modern warfare is 1000% better than Halo crap


the real good MS game is gears of war, thats just a sick game 1000% better than Halo
another halo hatter......
just hate for no reason, everyone i kno with a ps3 hates halo games for no reason...
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didn't halo3 come in a bundle now with the new 360s thus upping the numbers by millions ?
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Lets face it guys, Halo is a console based shooter. Its also the only one thats popular and was the first modern shooter to be popular on a console.

Everything else is a rip off or copy.

If you want a real shooter the PC is still the only place to go.
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Lets face it guys, Halo is a console based shooter. Its also the only one thats popular and was the first modern shooter to be popular on a console.

Everything else is a rip off or copy.

If you want a real shooter the PC is still the only place to go.
I disagree with that completely.
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