Author - Jerry Paxton

Spartan Armor on Ebay

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.


Brandweek Lays Out Halo 3 Marketing Plan

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.

New Halo 3 Commercial – Interesting

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?

Sony OLED TVs by December

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.