Posted by: Sam | January 3, 2009

Magnum

The magnum has seen drastic changes through all of the Halo series. From it’s Battle Rifle-esque days in Halo:CE to a very quick firing unused weapon in Halo 2. Now, we see a return to the Halo:CE days but without the scope. Very slow rate of fire and with a limited range makes this gun hard to use, but if used well can give a BR user a hard time at close range. Read More…

Posted by: Sam | January 2, 2009

Official MLG Gametypes and Maps

A link to the Official MLG v5 gametypes and maps used on the 2008 pro circuit. Read More…

Posted by: Sam | December 28, 2008

Mongoose

The addition to the Halo 3 vehicle onslaught is the Mongoose. Not very useful for slayer gametypes but ideal for Objective. Read More…

Posted by: Ben | December 26, 2008

Needler

For Halo veterans the Needler should present a familiar prospect, as Halo 3 sees the Covenant weapon in its third incarnation. This time around Bungie have restored the weapon to the original single wield format used on Halo: CE, as opposed to the double wieldable form found on the sophomore release. Read More…

Posted by: Sam | December 23, 2008

Sniper Rifle

The Sniper Rifle is the favorite weapon of most players in Halo 3, it’s the perfect weapon at long distance and strangely its good at close distance unlike most other games. As it’s on most maps people, it can become a very dominant on maps with good teamwork. Read More…

Posted by: Sam | December 23, 2008

Team Slayer

Team Slayer in Halo 3 is the most popular playlist, the standard 4v4 match on a variety of different maps from the forerunnner covenant maps to the green hill side of Valhalla. Team Slayer combines individual skill and teamwork. For playlist details Read More…

Posted by: Sam | December 23, 2008

Guardian

Guardian is a close quarters jungle based map, with resemblence to Lockout and Ascension from Halo 2. Much like Construct and other maps used in the MLG playlist, this map is all about map control and one of the main keys to winning in any gametype is to communicate with fellow team mates. Read More…

Posted by: Sam | December 21, 2008

Construct

Construct is a medium sized, three tier map with the method of getting to the top using gravity lifts and ramps. TheĀ  mapĀ  requires alot of teamwork as enemies come out of the gravity lifts at any point. Construct is a map that requires alot of teamwork, so the map has many named locations as enemies can come from different location at any time. Knowing the names of the parts of the map is key as your team can clean up the kills you couldnt and it focuses team shooting. Read More…

Posted by: Sam | December 21, 2008

SMG (Sub Machine Gun)

Although considered to be second best to the Assault Rifle, but this weapon has been made more effective to it’s Halo 2 counterpart. This weapon only used in a Duels match in Social Slayer as a starting weapon, but should that be all its for.

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