Not only is Microsoft Game Studios' "Halo 3" the most eagerly anticipated video game of the year -- it achieved a milestone of a million preorders two months ago -- but this action sci-fi series has become a cultural phenomenon, spawning novels, comics, action figures and a top-secret project with Academy Award-winning director Peter Jackson ("The Lord of the Rings. The Return of the King").
So the big question is: Does "Halo 3" live up to the hype? Absolutely.
The third and final game in this billion-dollar franchise went on sale Tuesday at midnight. Read full article »