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Venom
01-10-2007, 13:38:39
I got it over the weekend. Maybe I'll review it.

Shining1
01-10-2007, 13:50:02
Pls.

My decision to buy an xbox may rest on your words.

Funko
01-10-2007, 13:50:56
FPS on a console? It'll never take off

Venom
01-10-2007, 13:52:16
Oh the power thrust upon me is glorious!

C.G.B. Spender
01-10-2007, 14:00:57
Halo!

self biased
01-10-2007, 14:24:09
Originally posted by Venom
Oh the power thrust upon me is glorious!
:brwncard:

Venom
01-10-2007, 14:34:11
I know. I felt dirty typing that and I liked it.

maroule
01-10-2007, 14:44:44
got it this morning finally, will play it this week
will NOT review it as I'm too lazy, and looking forward to Venom's review

Funko
01-10-2007, 14:47:13
I hope he hates it, much better reviews that way.

maroule
01-10-2007, 15:01:40
true but I hope it's a good game all the same, I just shelled out 63 for it

I don't have many doubts on what I'm getting though

Venom
01-10-2007, 15:29:06
It's good so far, but I'm not a huge Halo dork so I won't be fawning all over its Haloness.

maroule
01-10-2007, 15:33:11
I doubt we have big halo fans here, we almost never hear of FPS on CG (compare to PES, Civ, Champ manager, Eve, etc.)

I'm expecting Halo 3 to be much prettier but to play very closely to th last one. It's good enough, the last two were pleasant experiences.

Funko
01-10-2007, 15:57:55
I generally like FPS but haven't managed to finish Half Life 2 yet and lost my save...

... but never really played them on consoles. Controls always used to suck too badly after keyboard + mouse.

Venom
01-10-2007, 16:15:09
Something I plan on touching on in my review, FPS on a console is a very tough thing to get right precisely because of the control difficulties in a console gamepad for shooters.

Funko
01-10-2007, 16:19:01
You did cover it in your Gears of War review too...

Venom
01-10-2007, 17:53:21
Well now I can't do that! Damn my repititious ways.

Lurker the Second
01-10-2007, 19:09:54
ctrl-alt-c, ctrl-alt-v

Venom
01-10-2007, 19:15:36
:lol: Still a classic.

maroule
02-10-2007, 08:40:43
had a 30 mn run yesterday
Graphic are very pretty but not more impressive than GoW
It plays very naturally for a veteran of the series
And I get sea-sickness everytime I play a shooter for more than 30 mn

MDA
02-10-2007, 13:54:00
I know that feeling. I could only play HL2 through in short bursts. The vehicle portions were the worst part, motion sickness-wise

MattHiggs
03-10-2007, 17:05:57
My copy should be arriving tomorrow - managed to pick up the collectors edition for 32.99 so I'm happy!

I got my 360 last week after selling the Wii. If anyone hasn't played Bioshock yet YOU REALLY NEED TO!

MDA
04-10-2007, 11:36:07
not compatible with my video card, and I'm not buying a different card because they dropped the ball in development

and it kills me to do that, because I was really looking forward to it

Asher
06-10-2007, 18:55:00
teh awesome

Venom
08-10-2007, 12:37:12
I've started the review. But the gist of it is, it's Halo. So however you felt about Halo 2, you'll feel about this. Nothing really new. Just a continuation of the story and mythos with some better graphics thrown in. MP is the same as usual. The Forge tool is pretty cool, but I won't have the patience to master using it.

So I would say it's a good game, but nothing to go insane over.

Lurker the Second
08-10-2007, 14:10:42
Excellent, now you can have a flamefest with Asher. I know he's not maroule, but still ......

Asher
08-10-2007, 18:11:12
Halo 3 is Halo 2 is teh awesome

^^^^ 200x better than Venom's review

Vincent
08-10-2007, 18:26:33
seems to be quite dark in Ming's butt, Asher's typing suffered

Asher
09-10-2007, 02:34:39
So has your humour