RabidChinaGirl's Halo 3: ODST page

Bungie has a significant following that has boomed over 20 years, and with the studio leaving Halo behind in... posted Aug 04, 11 2:49pm


It's that time of year again guy, so you're getting our annual holiday guide. Yes, Neoseeker's Holiday Guide 2009 - Part 1 is now published! But isn't it kinda early for that sort of thing? Hell no, because we're just getting started. As December draws near, we'll be posting the rest of our Holiday Guide piece by piece.

Each time, we'll include hardware and video games our staff gave stellar reviews for. You'll find everything meticulously categorized by use and genre for your convenience. Whether you're looking to reward yourself or for a gift to someone else, our guides should have something to suit your needs! From Halo 3: ODST to Guitar Hero, Uncharted 2 to Pokemon Platinum...

Again, we'll have more guides coming soon. But if you have a product in mind that we haven't covered, go ahead and ask about it. Major holiday titles are also on the way and will no doubt appear in future 2009 guides.

LINK: Neoseeker's Holiday Guide 2009 - Part 1



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[image1 link=yes width=345 height=194] Earlier this month, economic experts were already predicting September's... posted Oct 19, 09 11:18pm


Hope most of you are enjoying a long weekend, since Monday is a Canadian and American holiday -- I don't think I ever celebrated Columbus Day as a kid though. Anyway, we've got our second late review out of the way, so you may wanna check it out.

Once again, not on the front page due to lateness. Still, Halo 3: ODST is a big deal, and it's a great game. I recommend you guys check out the review and get your hands on a copy -- rent or buy. Feel free to leave some feedback for the review as well; we always appreciate those. Whether you like the franchise or not, ODST is a new take on Halo, with a bit of the new and old rolled in one. The soundtrack is amazing and goes along with the overall mood very well. Might actually be more enjoyable played solo, surprisingly enough...
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The story basically follows a squad of Orbital Drop Shock Troopers, an elite military branch of UNSC. You play as an ODST recruit appropriately named "Rookie," as he is deployed over New Mombasa with fellow troopers. In the opening cutscene, which was released well before the game, we watch shit hit the fan as a Covenant ship enters slipspace, trying to get away from Master Chief, who's all up in the Prophet of Regret's business. This event scatters the ODST pods throughout the city below, separating the Rookie from his more experienced comrades. He wakes up six hours later, and the game picks up from there.

New Mombasa, a husk of what it once was, is now your playground. This open world thing is new to Halo, and Bungie made sure players would not feel lost. As you wander the remnants of New Mombasa, there are plenty of hints that you may utilize to find your way, separate from the little blue compass diamond we're so used to seeing. Hitting "up" on the D-pad brings up icons indicating unlocked doorways, and a 3D, fully interactive city-wide map marks marks your next destination, enemies, supply caches, and so on. An ODST's weapons of choice are the M7S SMG and M6S Magnum -- an effective combination. Your starting arsenal is enough to carry you through the entire game without ever having to trade up (or down), but the city offers a wide selections that might inspire memories of Halo-past.
LINK: Neoseeker reviews Halo 3: ODST

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Love it or not, Halo has made a name for itself in the gaming industry and shows no signs of slowing down. Halo 3:... posted Oct 02, 09 8:42pm


Hey, Neoseeker community. Just a heads up for what you guys can expect in the coming weeks for game review. Aside from Gabriel bringing you the Modern Warfare 2 preview night event (soon), we've got some reviews coming up you may be interested in. As you may have noticed, Neoseeker is becoming more video game driven, not just hardware.

First, WET by Bethesda and A2M will be posted this week, and I'm getting Halo 3: ODST soon as well -- supposedly by Friday. A little stressed because Activision is probably sending Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, as they have a habit of sending games automatically but late. Gabe will hopefully get our PR guy to change that, because I don't want to have to review all three at once.

Before I left for Taiwan, I reviewed three games in a row, but they were separated accordingly so there was not much overlap. Unfortunately, I got little to no sleep and wound up getting sick overseas. Joy.

Anyway, keep an eye on the front page, our Twitter, or this blog for updates.

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Sumthing Else Music Works and Microsoft Game Studios announced earlier today that the Halo 3: ODST soundtrack will... posted Sep 14, 09 9:02pm

If you haven't already heard, nearly 100 copies of Halo 3: ODST got out in France a month before the September 22... posted Sep 14, 09 8:39am

Bungie is giving the lowdown on the three remaining Halo 3: ODST multiplayer maps, revealed to be Heretic, Citadel,... posted Jul 07, 09 5:56pm

[image4 link=yes width=90 height=200] If you've kept up with Halo 3: ODST news all through E3 -- and there's no... posted Jun 18, 09 5:34pm

If you've been paying attention to this year's E3 show, you've definitely heard of Halo 3: ODST, the sequel to Halo... posted Jun 10, 09 12:26am

DK (those guys who make encyclopedias) announced today their plans to publish an official Halo encyclopedia. The... posted Apr 14, 09 12:56pm

While Halo fans have been trying to discern what Frank O'Conner meant exactly when he teased us with the possibility... posted Mar 27, 09 6:04pm

... I wanna bang Master Chief pretty freaking bad. He's that badass, and if you don't wanna throw yourself at this guy, there is something terribly wrong with you.

For those who keep up with gaming news, there's been tidbits implying Microsoft will be churning out a new Halo game some time in the future before you can start a family. Before I can start a family, for that matter.

I'm not old T__T even though I'm hitting 23 this month.

Anyway, thought I'd play with that "Halo 4" thing a bit with this Sunday's article. As usual, it's kinda-sorta-serious-but-not-really, so have fun with it. Would have posted it sooner except a blackout this morning punched our cable provider in the nuts.


Oh, I'm no fangirl. Not in the slightest! Ahem.

Also, changed the banner and background of the blog. Might do so again if I'm not satisfied within the next few hours... and I probably won't be. Doesn't mean I'll change it though. I also noticed my blog is first in the Top Blogs panel and has been for a week. Remarked to Sean that it confuses me because my posts don't wrack up too many comments... so it's difficult to gauge just how many people visit my page of green and foreign shit.

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Halo 3: ODST Owned on
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Total Achievements: 34 (830G)

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  • "Can't believe Romeo survived that Gravity Hammer blow! He's one tough ODST! Halo3ODST X360"
    EliteRacing343 Nov 08, 12 11:15am
  • "Finished the game... it's too short Halo3ODST X360"
    Redemption Apr 24, 11 7:18pm
  • "Started the game, some interesting changes that make the game more intense! Halo3ODST X360"
    Redemption Dec 28, 10 9:32pm
  • "Picked this up for $20 on Boxing Day 2010 (it's a tradition for me to get Halo titles on Boxing day, it's how I got Halo 2 and 3). Halo3ODST X360"
    Redemption Dec 27, 10 1:59am
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