Contributed by havoc of smeg (11975) on Sep 16, 2010.
Your planet needs YOU!10 March, Sydney – At ease soldier! Xbox HQ has just sent through intelligence on an explosive new retail offering. Code named the Halo Elite Force Pack, it is loaded up with earth shattering equipment including a limited edition green Halo Xbox console and green S Controller as well as a copy of the award winning game Halo.
A launch title for the Xbox platform, Halo has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide, and is still the most successful Xbox title. With its rich storyline and intense game play Halo is considered by many to be the benchmark against which other games are judged.
Invading retail outlets 10th March with a RRP of $349, the Halo Elite Force Pack is expected to wreak havoc in lounge rooms across Australia.
Confidential intelligence details:
Limited edition green Halo Xbox console and green S Controller
Xbox is the video game system from Microsoft that brings people together for the most exhilarating game and entertainment experiences. Xbox delivers an expansive collection of breakthrough games, powerful hardware and the unified Xbox Live online service. “It’s good to play together,” captures the spirit of Xbox as the social hub of the new digital entertainment lifestyle.
Join in the battle against a powerful fellowship of alien races known only as the Covenant, or battle it out with friends via numerous multiplay modes, in this classic first person shooter.
Set on the ancient ring-world Halo, you and a band of fellow soldiers begin a guerrilla war against the Covenant after your ship is attacked and shot down. On foot, or in a range of assault vehicles, fight for humanity against an alien onslaught as you race to uncover the mysteries of Halo.
Awarded game of year 2002 by IGN.
Should you choose to accept this mission soldier, you may not make it back. Dismissed.
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For further information please contact:
Matthew Gain or Kristi Sergeant
02 9904 3063
About Xbox Xbox (http://www.xbox.com) is the video game system from Microsoft that brings people together for the most exhilarating game and entertainment experiences. Xbox delivers an expansive collection of breakthrough games, powerful hardware and the unified Xbox Live online service. The new tagline, “it’s good to play together,” captures the spirit of Xbox as the social hub of the new digital entertainment lifestyle. Xbox is now available in North America, Asia, Europe and Australia.
About Xbox Live
Xbox’ Live is the first comprehensive, online game arena fully dedicated to fast-action broadband gaming experiences. Xbox Live will allow gamers to play multiplayer Xbox games with other gamers everywhere via a high-speed Internet connection. With a built-in hard drive and Ethernet port, the Xbox console was built from the ground up to be an online gaming system so there’s no need to buy additional peripherals.
Xbox Live will enable all gamers to find and play with their friends easily; talk to other players during game play through the Xbox Communicator headset; and download current statistics, new levels and characters to their Xbox hard drive.
Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Apr 13, 2004.
Immerse yourself in the intense sci-fi world of Halo.
Face the ultimate Halo challenge with all-new online multiplayer for up to 16!
Take on the world! Multiplayer action in 19 different maps... including 6 brand new maps!
Unleash destruction with incredible new weapons and vehicles.
Contributed by Corn Popper (69533) on Oct 15, 2003.
Contributed by Exodia85 (2169) on Aug 12, 2003.
This is no place for subtlety, no place for pity. This is a place where aliens want to turn humans into a bad memory. A place where strategy matters indoors and out, where your weapons and vehicles are both human and alien.
This is a place for carnage. This is HALO.
Contributed by Kartanym (10785) on Apr 23, 2002.
You are the last of your kind. Bred for combat, built for war, you are master of any weapon, pilot of any vehicle . . . and fear no enemy.
Attack on all fronts—on foot or with a powerful array of assault vehicles.
Seamless, hyper-real indoor and outdoor environments.
Intense multi-player team battles: 4-player split-screen or multi-player system link play.
Unleash destruction with incredible human and alien weapons.
Contributed by Adam Baratz (1353) on Nov 21, 2001.