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From the announcement trailer. The Master Chief opens a weapons rack that is concealed in the hallway wall and selects an assault rifle.


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Having opened the airlock door, the Master Chief prepares to fling himself into the Earth's upper atmosphere. From the announcement trailer.


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From the announcement trailer. The Master Chief steps towards the camera, looking out through the observation window to the scene of Earth being "glassed" -- devastated by Covenant energy weapons.


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From the announcement trailer. The Master Chief emerges from the door into The Spoke's fighter bay.


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Another shot from the announcement trailer, showing off the new lighting effects of the Halo 2 engine as the Master Chief emerges into a darkened hallway with strong backlighting.


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Whenever you see a sign that warns of danger if you push a button, you can bet you're supposed to push it. The Vidmaster's Oath, from Bungie's Marathon days, actually required players to "push all buttons". There's rarely a button in any of Bungie's games that you're not supposed to push.


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According to a Business Wire story on Yahoo Finance today, the Entertainment Software Rating Board has modified its rating system, further dividing violence into four new cat

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Part Two of Bungie.net's feature on the making of the E3 demo is up. This one, by SketchFactor, is called Lights, Camera, Action! and features an interview with Joseph Staten, BungieТs Director of Cinematics.

HBO's Louis Wu gave us the heads-up.

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Well, we're not in the lofty company of mirror sites like Mythica and o1, that pump out Halo videos by the terabyte, but we've done what we could in the past few days.

So far, we've meted out about 28 Gb of the high quality WMV, about 6.5 Gb of the high quality QuickTime, and 4.5 Gb of the low quality QuickTime versions of the Halo 2 demonstration at E3.

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The official, high quality version of the Halo 2 demo shown this year at E3 will be made available to selected websites this coming Friday; we know it's true because SketchFactor said so at Bungie.net, plus a little birdie told us.

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Nick has put up the six new Halo 2 screenshots up in the HBO forum, at full size and without watermarks. HBO's own tireless Louis Wu notes that Shacknews did the same yesterday.

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The Bungie Store is taking pre-orders for Halo: The Flood . At 6.99 USD it's a bargin! Also please order from the Bungie Store since their profits go towards fan gatherings.

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Marty O'Donnell the Halo music compser will be heard on the internet radio show X-treme Gaming Raido Tonight at 9:30 Eastern Standard Time. You will need a shoutcast compatible MP3 player to listen in.

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Before Halo was even released, fans got a glimpse at what Microsoft's advertising department would think of years later.

Enterprising Halo fan Mark Levin took pieces of the Halo trailer from E3 2000, and edited it to go with the audio track from Budweiser's humorous wazzup advertisement campaign, creating Halo Wazzup [HBO].

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