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Home Entertainment, Game On Lukewarm Gun

Lukewarm Gun

Unreal Tournament III is ideal for overcaffeinated teenage boys with PlayStation 3s, broadband internet connections, extensive online friend lists, hours and hours of time to blow, and — just for good measure — a deep appreciation of the steroid-addled dystopian…
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Home Entertainment, Game On Halo 3's Advertising Glare Outshines Xbox 360 Game

Halo 3's Advertising Glare Outshines Xbox 360 Game

What's left to say about Halo 3? How about this: All the pomp and circumstance surrounding its launch sure has been distracting. Commercials that look like clips from a Hollywood movie, extravagant collectors' sets that sell for $130, limited-edition Xbox…
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Music, All Shook Down Halo 3 Deathmatches Draw Quarter-Million Online One Hour After Xbox Release: GamerStatus

Halo 3 Deathmatches Draw Quarter-Million Online One Hour After Xbox Release: GamerStatus

Every Tuesday, GamerStatus looks at the games SF Weekly plays. This week, the Mother of All 2007 Titles. Halo 3! -ed By Oscar Pascual Photo by Paul Quitoriano I’ve been in some big-ass lines in my time. Jurassic Park…
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Music, All Shook Down Treasure Island Fades as Halo 3 Launch Looms:SFWeekly In Review 9.17-21

Treasure Island Fades as Halo 3 Launch Looms:SFWeekly In Review 9.17-21

We had a great week on the SFWeekly.com -- stiletto stabbers struck at Slide, we met the man behind Athletic's Nation, sea otters proved more important that Eleanor Roosevelt. On the culture front: we talk to Arcade Fire, took…
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News, The Snitch Treasure Island Fades as Halo 3 Launch Looms:SFWeekly In Review 9.17-21

Treasure Island Fades as Halo 3 Launch Looms:SFWeekly In Review 9.17-21

We had a great week on the SFWeekly.com -- stiletto stabbers struck at Slide, we met the man behind Athletic's Nation, sea otters proved more important that Eleanor Roosevelt. On the culture front: we talk to Arcade Fire, took…
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Music, All Shook Down Buy Halo 3 in SF: Midnight Sale FAQ

Buy Halo 3 in SF: Midnight Sale FAQ

Halo 3 is setting the streets on fire, son! What's more impressive is that it's not even on the streets yet. Xbox 360's killer app has already sold over a million copies, despite the fact that it won't be…
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Home Entertainment, Game On Three's a Charm

Three's a Charm

Bold proclamation time: There wouldn't even be an Xbox 360 without Halo. Microsoft lost billions on the original Xbox even with its mega-successful sci-fi games, so it's hard to imagine the red ink that would have spilled without them; even…
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Home Entertainment, Game On Near <i>Perfect</i>

Near Perfect

In less than a decade, first-person shooters like Doom and Halo have grown from a niche genre to a cottage industry. Whether it's our love for their immersiveness, competition, or just old-fashioned bloodlust, the popularity of FPS games shows no…
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Home Entertainment, Game On Near <i>Perfect</i>

Near Perfect

In less than a decade, first-person shooters like Doom and Halo have grown from a niche genre to a cottage industry. Whether it's our love for their immersiveness, competition, or just old-fashioned bloodlust, the popularity of FPS games shows no…
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