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Originally Posted by james_ant View Post
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.
lol ok, because another fps doesn't have as large of an fanbase, its a rip off or copy. the only reason halo is so popular is within north america, which the 360 has a 8 mil. + lead on the ps3, and where most halo 3 sales come from. but don't forget, north america =/= the world.
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lol ok, because another fps doesn't have as large of an fanbase, its a rip off or copy. the only reason halo is so popular is within north america, which the 360 has a 8 mil. + lead on the ps3, and where most halo 3 sales come from. but don't forget, north america =/= the world.
That ignorance is sad but true in some cases.
HALO is not great, it's mainstream.
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I also feel like Halo 3 was similar to MW2 in sales. A lot of people bought it because of the name, or previous Halos. All and all, this thread proves nothing.
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Someone didn't count MGS4, the best game on the console, and arguably the best game of this generation.
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Think about it,

Alot of xbox fanboys are saying Halo 3 is the best etc. etc. AND saying that the xbox is the best console EVAR. What if Halo 3 was a ps3 exclusive would that make the ps3 the best console EVAR? Anyway.

Guys those threads are kinda stupid.

My friend likes Halo : good for him
You don't like Halo : good for you


If you try and change Halo by banana and ps3 exclusive by apples that gives you this:


Guy 1 :Hey man your so stupid Banana's are way better than apples.

Guy 2 :No it's not! Apples are way better than banana's look 3 billion people eats apple and only 2.7 billion eats banana's.

As you can see, that doesn't make any sense.

Guys stop arguing about stupid facts if you like a game play it if not shut the f**k up about it LOL.

OCN is a place to learn and talk, not to argue and insult each other, seriously.
Edited by hypertripo - 6/13/10 at 5:32am
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Judging by the first 100 posts, you guys don't seem to grasp the concept of what is really happening. It seems like you read it as halo 3 out sells 6 different sony exclusives.

It really halo 3 out sales 6 sony exclusives sales combined. Meaning all the sales from those six games which are suppose to be big hit in to one big number, halo beat out. So this is ranging from games from early in the life of the PS3 to God of war 3.

That is a big feat. I personally don't like halo unless it was via system link. I never liked it online.

but 6 vs 1 wow. An equivalent to that would be one man eating 6 hotdogs vs 6 guys only eating 1 hotdog and doing it faster.

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Someone didn't count MGS4, the best game on the console, and arguably the best game of this generation.

They probably didn't count it because it would been 7 to 1 with sony winning. But then that means it had to take 7 different sony titles combined in sales to just beat one game.

MGS4 vs Halo 3 one on one. I will bet that halo 3 outsold it. So individually halo3 beats them all out. All together minus MGs4 halo3 still beat them out.
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I disagree with that completely.
Until the popularity of Halo all Sony made was RPG's, the original Kill Zone was made because the PS2 didn't have any FPS games and Sony wanted to capitalize on the Halo fad.

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lol ok, because another fps doesn't have as large of an fanbase, its a rip off or copy. the only reason halo is so popular is within north america, which the 360 has a 8 mil. + lead on the ps3, and where most halo 3 sales come from. but don't forget, north america =/= the world.
Halo and Halo 2 started on the Xbox. Don't forget that the original Xbox was not nearly as popular as the PS2 or the Xbox 360 now. Maybe not so much some of the new sony console FPS games but the early ones were certainly much only created to give PS3 owners some FPS action that the PS3 was badly missing. Now all they make is FPS games.
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Until the popularity of Halo all Sony made was RPG's, the original Kill Zone was made because the PS2 didn't have any FPS games and Sony wanted to capitalize on the Halo fad.



Halo and Halo 2 started on the Xbox. Don't forget that the original Xbox was not nearly as popular as the PS2 or the Xbox 360 now. Maybe not so much some of the new sony console FPS games but the early ones were certainly much only created to give PS3 owners some FPS action that the PS3 was badly missing. Now all they make is FPS games.
You do realize first person shooters existed LONG before Halo, right?
 
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You do realize first person shooters existed LONG before Halo, right?
He is to young to have played Golden Eye 64 perhaps.
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You do realize first person shooters existed LONG before Halo, right?
While true in terms of gaming history, they are only very recent on the console path. There was only a handful of FPS on consoles at the time of the 64(golden eye, perfect dark, turok, quake or was it doom? on the dream cast)

The 64 brought FPS to the console market but it wasn't capitalized till the xbox cause of online.
    
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