X360 Wednesday, November 22, 2006 | 12:45 AM

Multiplayer images of Halo 3

Multiplayer images of Halo 3

You've seen them in dirty scans, then on some big US websites, and finally, here they come, the first official multiplayer screenshots of the almighty Halo 3. And, in before, no, I won't say a word about the ugliness of the graphics. I'm not like that.


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Commented on 2006-11-22 01:02:17
Images multi de Halo 3?

Damnit Jim, speak english!

At least these are better quality.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:04:39
Oops, my bad.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:16:18
Not bad.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:19:02
"ugliness of the graphics".

If you think this looks ugly what kind of games looks good?

We just hoped that halo 3 would be better looking then GoW,Mgs4 or crysis,but so far it hasn't still one of the better looking upcoming next gen game.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:22:40
Oh, come on.

I was just expecting the first screens of Halo 3 not to look like a pumped-up (?) version of Halo 2. Weren't you ?
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:27:48
Something is wrong with second pic, check that aliasing on building.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:29:54
The game is stilll in early development. Give them time to perfect the graphics later next year.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:30:41 In reply to lukasblue
Posted by lukasblue
Something is wrong with second pic, check that aliasing on building.
It's the only one which wasn't a very high resolution render. In other terms, it's the only one showing precisely what the alpha looks like off the framebuffer.

edit> Hey, I know it's an alpha, at an early development stage etc. Color me disappointed anyway.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:35:00 In reply to Snoopers
Posted by snoopers
It's the only one which wasn't a very high resolution render. In other terms, it's the only one showing precisely what the alpha look like off the framebuffer.
Hmm, are you saying that others are rendered at higher then 720p and then downsized?
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:35:44 In reply to lukasblue
Posted by lukasblue
Hmm, are you saying that others are rendered at higher then 720p and then downsized?
Yep (I did the downsizing myself, you can find the original shots on bungie.net).
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:39:24
why oh why did they release these? they shouldn't have shown these images, negative press negative press negative press!
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:51:29
intial pictures are HUGE, indeed, but lookin great

http://www.bungie.net/Games/Halo3/gallery.aspx?gal...
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:53:47
It doesn't look much worst than Fall of Man in my own humble opinion, which is pretty impressive for a pre-alpha title. On top of that it looks freaking fun, that's why they're showing it off, not to mention the wow factor when people see the game in it's finished form.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:54:34 In reply to lukasblue
Posted by lukasblue
Something is wrong with second pic, check that aliasing on building.
Building?
My friend you are confused, it is not a building but a staircase leading to nowhere.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:58:21
are these pics form the demo that bungie
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:59:01 In reply to SpiritofJazz
Posted by SpiritofJazz
It doesn't look much worst than Fall of Man in my own humble opinion
Wow.
Commented on 2006-11-22 01:59:29 In reply to gmulis
Posted by gmulis
are these pics form the demo that bungie
let me rephrase my comment .are these pics from the demo that bungie talked about?????
Commented on 2006-11-22 02:00:00
Actually, the last pic (with red spartan and explosion) is 720p, at least on site. Perhaps Bungie shrinked it.
Commented on 2006-11-22 02:01:59
The game is in pre alpha snoopers, and 95% of the textures are placeholders. Geez.
Commented on 2006-11-22 02:07:18 In reply to NeoNemesis
Posted by NeoNemesis
The game is in pre alpha snoopers, and 95% of the textures are placeholders.
Then don't release the friggin' pics, for god's sake ! Am I supposed to say "Hoorah" ?

I didn't need to see these pics, to see the game like this. If it's gonna look better in the end, as I hope (and believe) it will, then what about waiting a bit instead of releasing screenshots that will harm your hype ? I just don't understand, and I'm disappointed. This is not the Halo 3 I wanted to see, sorry for saying it and not crawling on the floor like the Halo fanboy I'm supposed to be.
Commented on 2006-11-22 02:08:07 In reply to NeoNemesis
Posted by NeoNemesis
The game is in pre alpha snoopers, and 95% of the textures are placeholders. Geez.
Yep, build the engine and use your older textures while the new art sets and levels are designed...

This is letting them start working out serious gameplay issues and balancing at a very early stage. Welcome to the alpha stage. Although you can clearly see how the explosions, ground textures, and a few other things are looking a lot nicer.

They are showing it cause it's what people want to see...
Commented on 2006-11-22 02:46:24
some people here need to replay Halo2.
And just not just upload some very nice halo2 pics,just play the game and come back and compare to it.
And as someone uploaded that bungie pic,with giant image,looks amazing.
Commented on 2006-11-22 02:55:53
I play Halo 2 all the time at LANs. I went through alot of SP again after the 1080p update too. Sure, they look better than Halo 2, but definately not by much. These screens after the impressive E3 trailer send mixed impressions, and come across unto my eyes as a swift kick in the nuts.
Commented on 2006-11-22 03:01:57 In reply to QuezcatoL
Posted by DJJoeJoe
you can clearly see how the explosions (...) are looking a lot nicer.
Well, it may look *nicer* than before, but I still find it ugly. I'm even surprised you can interpret such a bad looking effect as something "nice" on X360, but whatever.
Posted by QuezcatoL
that bungie pic,with giant image,looks amazing.
Do you play in 3840*2160 ? Because I don't. And this could hardly be an argument anyway, I mean, are you saying the 720p pics somehow "degrade" the quality of Halo 3's current graphics ? Seriously, COME ON.
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