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Halo 3 has revised controls, panic abounds

It's a rough time for Halo fanboys. Every week Frankie gives us an update with almost zero information. It is our job as fanboys then to take this information and blow it way out of proportion. So what is it this week? Bungie is changing the controls! Egad, it can't be true. What's more, Bungie is toying with the idea of adding plenty of new setups ranging from hardcore to grandma friendly. The end result of all this is that we'll have a setup that makes more sense on our 360 controllers -- especially now that the black and white buttons don't exist. Basically, all we know now is that the bumpers will receive more logical actions than turning on the flashlight and teamspeak.

The only other tidbit of news this week: the AI is coming along nicely. As an example, the AI of a warthog gunner has been changed significantly. In the words of Frankie:

"In previous
Halo games, the gunners were smart and would pick off targets in a logical fashion, but this time around, and it could be my imagination, the gunners are more precise and easier to influence. You can target individual bad guys by steering the Hog and even 'convince' your gunner to pick a more relevant target and have him stop trying to blast a lone grunt hiding behind a rock when a bigger menace approaches."

Hey, as long as we can still stick a sniper with infinite ammo in the passenger seat, we're cool. Other than that, it's all quiet on the Halo front -- unless you'd like to read what Peter Jackson has to say.

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ShinDe0n61

9-27-2006 @ 12:19AM

ShinDe0n said...

Waiting for the next top game which is GEARS of WAR .... Halo 3 is a while from now...

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Micro$oft sucks62

9-28-2006 @ 6:06PM

Micro$oft sucks said...

Who cares? Halo is overrated garbage.

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brendan63

10-02-2006 @ 5:24PM

brendan said...

The one think i hope halo 3 will have is glitches and superjumps so i can get out of the levels just like halo 2and maybe some new tricks to learn!

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kw4k3LMK64

10-03-2006 @ 11:55PM

kw4k3LMK said...

yah i was dissapointed when halo 2 came out, with all the commercials saying "earth will never be the same" and bungie boasting about fighting on earth. the majority of the game was played anywhere else but earth >

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HeilSinki65

10-15-2006 @ 4:56PM

HeilSinki said...

listen enough with the online multiplayer, i remember playing halo one with my best friend and loving the co-op mode and when i played halo 2 i just felt cheated... that i had waited all that time just for a bunch of little whiny "l337" dumbasses complain to me because i wanted to play a real game of halo not some net or lan party thing, i want them to work on something that they forgot about and thats the co-op and single player mode, you want to run around like an imbecile and play that un-organized crap online play go find another game thats SUPPOSED TO center to that

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