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#1306 +Audioboxer

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 06:41

How on earth is 4GB not enough space? Posted Image

Same thoughts as me really, even the thing about what happens to Noble 6. I don't really see how so many reviews are heaping so much praise on the story.




It's Halo.


#1307 AbandonedTrolley

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 06:53

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Apparently it's not a space issue, it's a "you're using a flash drive, not a hard drive" issue.

#1308 Hell-In-A-Handbasket

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 06:56

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#1309 vetCorris

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 07:18

Well finally got the game today.. played it through in one sitting.. from 1pm to right now (so about 7 hours on normal). Even on normal this is probably the only Halo that was challenging. Overall it wasn't a bad game but there aren't any real twists or turns. What we knew happened.

Overall the game ended and I was really disappointed at the ending.

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#1310 George P

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 07:45

If you don't feel the same way about the story that's fine, it's the same with any game or movie or book. But if the majority do, then it stands to reason it's overall good. Saying "it's halo" means jack, it's not like slapping a well known brand name on something with a crappy story can save it, case in point, FF13. Or a long list of big name movies that also have weak stories that aren't worth much.

#1311 Pablo2008jedi

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 08:30

Apparently it's not a space issue, it's a "you're using a flash drive, not a hard drive" issue.


This does seem a problem with a few games, I was a bit annoyed as I bought an Arcade and was using a 16Gb flash drive, only to find out some games didn't recognise it as a storage medium. I ended up buy a second hand hard drive :-/

#1312 BajiRav

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 08:33

How on earth is 4GB not enough space? Posted Image




Just read about no co-op campaign for those with the new 4gb slim, ouch..... Looks good though :)





Yep, guess it's another way for MS to push the drives though.
http://www.neowin.ne...ox-360-slim-4gb



Halo always needed HDD for co-op play (Halo 3 and ODST have same requirement). It's nothing new.

#1313 Pheee

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 08:35

Someone already tested the game and didn't like it:

[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6O-MsEEmZVI&sns=em"]http://www.youtube.c...MsEEmZVI&sns=em[/url]


That vid was funny to watch.

Cleary does not know how the game works etc, but still funny to watch.

And what gets me is the amount of people hung up on Graphics. Always complaining etc, to me Gameplay is probably most of what I want form a game.

#1314 BajiRav

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 08:47

So I just finished campaign solo on Normal (first run ~8 hrs) and was a bit underwhelmed by the story. I didn't find it as engrossing as Halo 1-3 and will rate it on the same scale as ODST.
The game play on the other hand is top notch and even on Normal I was surprised by the enemy AI (friendlies are as dumb as ever). I love how the sniper and DMR feel and other weapons seemed to be improved as well.
Few noticeable graphical glitches but nothing as bad as Dirty Larry mentioned. I noticed frame rate issue in the first cut scene itself. The forge world phasing seemed to have introduced few campaign bugs, I could move boxes in dead people and they would phase just as in Forge!
My biggest disappointment is probably music and over all audio quality, couple of times I couldn't understand dialogs.
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+gameplay
+graphics
+scale (everything is bigger!)
+weapons
+explosion sounds
+enemy AI

-story
-music
-audio (at times, mostly good)
-friendly AI

#1315 InsaneNutter

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 09:08

For those of you wanting Heat in the Pipe. Just do whatever has said (Invincible, Unlimited Ammo w/o reloading) and turn skulls on for all three rounds. But also, go in and where it says Sqaud: Random, change it to Ordered (which will be selections below you. Fill it up with the top notch Elite, Hunter, and Brute (lowest points) teams and you'll easily be pulling in around 1.5k points for one kill. Took me 45 minutes, to do the full 1mill this way. I also, changed my loadout to rocket default and just spamm'd that on Corvette. I also turned off dropship so they would come faster and through doors, where I could shoot a few rockets to take 'em out quickly. Shouldn't get past the 3rd set (maybe 4th).


Nice tip, wish I had known that before lol :)

#1316 neoadorable

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 09:52

only just started it, but the MP is better than ever with the new stuff they added. That's the crux of the thing, the single player isn't as epic as i hoped for so far, less so than Halo 3 and ODST, which i loved. The improved visuals are a boon, no doubt, and for the revamped online on its own this is more than worse the price of admission.

#1317 Kvally

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 11:47

All the data pad locations:

http://www.joystiq.c...n-guide-videos/

Microsoft fixing HDD requirement for Xbox 360 S 4gb model:

http://www.eurogamer...ach-co-op-issue

Microsoft has reassured Halo: Reach fans that it's trying to fix an issue that prevents 4GB Xbox 360 owners from playing Reach's campaign cooperatively, Eurogamer has been told.

Eurogamer was contacted by a number of Halo: Reach owners about the issue this morning.

Owners of the 4GB Xbox 360 (that 4GB is internal memory) who try to join a co-op campaign are greeted by this message: "One or more players do not have the hard drive required for this game type."

Microsoft's official Halo: Reach FAQ reads:

Q1: The error "One or more players do not have an Xbox 360 Hard Drive. An Xbox 360 Hard Drive is required to play co-op on Xbox LIVE or system link" occurs when I try to play. Why?

A1: One or more players do not have a certified Xbox 360 hard drive attached to their Xbox 360 console. Some multiplayer aspects of Halo: Reach require an Xbox 360 certified hard drive.

Online reports suggest USB memory sticks do not fill in for the absent storage. Halo 3: ODST suffered a similar limitation.

With Microsoft's costly £80 hard drive not on sale till later this month (it's out now in the US), some UK Halo: Reach owners are currently unable to access one of the game's most compelling features.

This morning Microsoft insisted the limitation is "temporary", but could not say when it will be fixed.

A Microsoft spokesperson told Eurogamer: "We are aware of the issue and are quickly working to resolve it."

According to Nukezilla, the problem only affects the new slim 4GB Xbox 360, and standard multiplayer remains unaffected.



#1318 Kvally

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 12:56

Halo: Reach trumps Halo 3

Bungie has tweeted that Halo: Reach is already smashing Halo 3's records.

"Reach already surpassed the all-time highest record for Halo 3 concurrent unique users on LIVE. Woot!" read the tweet.

Which means Halo: Reach is well on its way to top of Major Nelson's Live Activity charts and in a strong position to make a run at becoming the biggest-selling 360 game of all time. As we reported yesterday, Ladbrokes is offering 5/6 odds on that being the case.


http://www.oxm.co.uk...le.php?id=22305

Hot dang!

#1319 Alladaskill17

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 13:00

^ 697,000 people were on last night if that means anything lol

#1320 ramsy66

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 13:30

has anyone else tried invasion yet? it reminds me quite a lot of unreal tournament's assault mode. it's great fun.

Ah yes and just got my first assassination in mid air:

Air Kill