1001 Video Games
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
Several maps from Halo: Combat Evolved
and Halo 2
have been subsequently remade for Halo 3
. These include:
- Blackout: a remake of Halo 2's Lockout
- Heretic: a remake of Halo 2's Midship
- Last Resort: a remake of Halo 2's Zanzibar
- Cold Storage: a remake of Halo: Combat Evolved's Chill Out
Additionally several previous maps have been tweaked or "re-imagined": Avalanche is a re-imagination of Halo: Combat Evolved
's Sidewinder and Valhalla is one of Halo: Combat Evolved
's Blood Gulch and Halo 2
There's a number of Hollywood actors who lend their voices to supporting characters in Halo 3
. The team from Red vs Blue
provide a comical moment during the second main mission of the single player campaign. You'll hear two of the well known voice actors from the online show arguing over a 'let me in' moment by a doorway and, depending on the difficulty setting, the voice overs change.
References to the game
The game is referenced in the season finale (both episode 8 and 9) of the first season of the 2008 US TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
. Especially in Episode 8 it is in view for about one minute.
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- 2007 – #8 Console Game of the Year
- 2007 – #6 Xbox 360 Game of the Year
- 2007 – #4 Multiplayer Game of the Year