eBay has in it’s many auctions, a full Spartan suit of armor from the Halo universe. This is one nicely crafted suit, not just a vacuum formed knock-off.
If someone would like to donate this to the GamingShogun, he would be your best friend. Really.
Mitch Gitelman at the official Shadowrun forums has announced the official closing of FASA Studios, the fine folks that brought us the Mechwarrior, Crimson Skies, and Shadowrun titles.
Joystiq has managed to snag the next in a series of commercials designed for Halo 3’s Believe marketing campaign.
*Looks like it has already been pulled down from Microsoft! Shoot!
Brandweek has a great article detailing the five phase marketing plan set up by Microsoft/Bungie for Halo 3. Here is the brief rundown:
Phase 1: Starry Night campaign.
Phase 2: The Halo 3 beta.
Phase 3: Iris, the alternate reality game in the same vein as ‘I Love Bees’.
Phase 4: Merchandising tie-ins with various food establishments such as Burger-King.
Phase 5: Believe campaign starting off with the earlier reported on video.
Joystiq is reporting that the Conan action title (similar in vein to God of War) will be arriving on store shelved September 28th, as opposed to the Age of Conan MMO which is set for a March 2008 release.
Yahoo Video has the recently released Halo 3 commercial up. It is a pretty emotional scene reminiscent of World War II vets discussing the battles they fought.
This is far different than what I would imagine for a video game commercial in tone.
Looks like a new commercial will be released on 9/14/07, maybe a continuation of this current one?
Telegraph UK has a report on the successful test of Russia’s new ‘Vacuum Bomb’, which generates tremendous explosive power without any fallout. According to Russian officials, the bomb is four times as powerful as the United State’s MOAB device.
Slashgear is reporting on OCZ’s new high-speed flash drives. With speeds up to 35mb/sec and in 2gb, 4gb, and 8gb sizes.
Engadget is reporting that OLED televisions will be out by December just in time for the holiday season. These bad boys sport a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio which is pretty incredible as the best Sony LCD televisions have an 18,000:1 contrast ratio.
GamingTrend has a pretty informative interview with Flagship Studios’ Bill Roper.
Hellgate has sure been generating alot of buzz with it’s impending release. Looks like it will be a hit in addition to a very fun game.