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Halo 3 to include flamethrower and firebomb

Super juicy Halo 3 details hit the internet tonight when IGN received some exclusive information about two "hot" new weapons that'll grace our Halo 3. The two new weapons are the Halo CE flamethrower and a new grenade type called the firebomb with both being available in campaign and multiplayer.

So, onto the details. Everyone's favorite flamethrower will be treated as a third person weapon (think turret gun and missile pod), so you'll walk slower but you'll be able to shoot out a liquid stream of fire that can burn pillars, warthogs or the occasional bubble shield (no joke!). The second fiery weapon is the firebomb which acts very similar to the flamethrower's liquid fire, but more convenient and will be the fourth grenade type. Even cooler is the fact that the firebomb's fire will burn on the ground for a while allowing players to create walls of fire or traps in multiplayer. Suhweet! Head over to IGN to get all the specifics and details about the two new weapons everyone will be using to burn their opponents this September.

[Thanks, to everyone who sent this in.]

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Posted at 10:07PM on Aug 10th 2007 by Durandal1707

2. Good god Bungie is putting their ALL in this game!!!

ALMOST HEREEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted at 10:11PM on Aug 10th 2007 by Visionz08

3. Will the game be bundled with divorce papers?

Posted at 10:12PM on Aug 10th 2007 by qbix

4. I was gonna say... that thing looks huge. third person use makes sense

Posted at 10:16PM on Aug 10th 2007 by footlong!

5. "about the two new weapons everyone will be using to burn their opponents this September"

i'll probably just keep using my genital herpes to burn my opponents

Posted at 10:20PM on Aug 10th 2007 by colin

6. If fire hurts the Spartan models it'll be retarded. There's some things that shouldn't bend the storyline.

Posted at 10:38PM on Aug 10th 2007 by UNSCleric

7. man i think its pretty clear that bungie and ms are pulling out all the stops on this game. i think what makes it great is that the headlines always say what bungie WILL include in the game, and not what's missing.

Posted at 10:44PM on Aug 10th 2007 by a ham sandwich

8. I cant imagine the pressure the guys are Bungie are facing right now. They have so much hype to live up to. I'm going to bet the guys don't get to leave the office for very long.

Posted at 11:01PM on Aug 10th 2007 by Benjamin09

9. God, you guys, they don't have to live up to shit. The game could be the shittiest game ever created, and it will still "live up to the hype" because no matter what, every fanboy will say its the greatest game ever. And fanboys is basically the entire fanbase of the game. It is a horrible series ever since Halo 2. Let it die.

Posted at 11:05PM on Aug 10th 2007 by Zeus the God

10. LOL qbix! i hear ya there bud... hahaha

Posted at 11:09PM on Aug 10th 2007 by wtfmate?

11. Im pretty sure that when this comes out, that I will be getting no more then 5 hours of sleep seeing as how I am getting it at midnight and playing as much as possible before I an scheduled to go into work. I requested the 24-25 off for this! Im getting me some MD game fuel for this. And im getting all the slurpee cups at 7-eleven and whatever will be at the BK lounge.

Posted at 11:15PM on Aug 10th 2007 by Trashman

12. @ 9
if its so shit stay away from it okay your not welcome here. i think halo 3 is way better than halo 2. and i dont like halo 2 that much anymore since bxr. i still play it but its no where near halo 3.

Posted at 11:19PM on Aug 10th 2007 by kenney jimenez

13. its the very last installment what else do you expect

Posted at 12:02AM on Aug 11th 2007 by MYPS3KilledMy360

14. @12

I've played Halo 2 (owned it since release, just like the original Halo), and played the beta, as well. I know what its like, and its the same damn thing. If you say otherwise you'd be a liar.

How about you shut up, and don't post. If you're going to sit there and try to tell another person not to post just because you don't agree with it, maybe you shouldn't, yourself.

Posted at 12:03AM on Aug 11th 2007 by Zeus the God

15. @14

Beta not final game. Play it again noob. Also don't talk please, you clearly don't know anything about video games or Halo for that matter.

Posted at 12:18AM on Aug 11th 2007 by SpizzleSniper

16. @Zeus the God

Just fuck off no one wants to hear ur bitching its fine if you have an opinion about it , but seriously you dont have to be an ass and bitch at people because they do not agree with you. Seriously grow up.

But yea i cannot wait for Halo 3 its going to be amasing, just when you think it cannot get better it does. The cool thing is on the's wekly update they say that there are still alost of weapons we do not know about and some more new armor types. I just cannot wait September 25th!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted at 12:23AM on Aug 11th 2007 by Who Flang Poo

17. Flamethrower, good.

Lack of clan support, BAD. Seriously, how is this news getting under the radar?

Posted at 12:52AM on Aug 11th 2007 by CyberKnight

18. @ 17 - because they said there may be an update to add clan support in the future

Posted at 1:30AM on Aug 11th 2007 by Tristan

19. @ Zeus The God (#14)

Don't tell someone to stop posting when you're the one talking shit about the 360's flagship title on a website about praising it. If you have nothing good to say, than shut the hell up. I respect your opinion on Halo franchise, but what I dislike is when you go out of your way to be a total buzzkill on everyone's pre-Halo 3 excitement. Why don't you bitch about what you don't like in Halo 3 AFTER the game is out so that you actually have a finished game to criticize. This is a website for being happy and positive about the Xbox 360 and it's games. You want to bad-mouth Halo 3? Go to PS3 Fanboy. Because quite frankly, those are the only people stupid enough to look down upon one of the greatest franchises in gaming. Zeus, suck my balls.

Posted at 2:09AM on Aug 11th 2007 by oldxskoolxhollywood

20. oh oh, zeus suck mine too!

i seriously don't understand why people don't like Halo. It's got great characters and an epic plot. the gameplay is solid. the score is amazing and the marketing potential is through the roof.

can you really see a Killzone brand can of Soda? maybe Killzone Bicardi 151, but my point is no matter how you cut it, Halo is a franchise for the history books.

Halo 3 looks to offer plenty of fun, with so many options to battle and AND you can record all those goofy multiplayer moments you've seen but your buddy swears he did not...oh the memories...

Killzone 2...just looks depressing. but hey, some people are into cutting their wrists sooo....

Posted at 2:30AM on Aug 11th 2007 by ryan

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