What's going to be shown at E3? What's going on down in Santa Monica? Consider this page, Halo fans, your home
for this evening. Throughout the next hour, we'll be adding campaign-related media to the site, a four-stage rocket-style assault on your senses and our Internet connection.
While September is still off in the distance,
tonight, a small part of the wait
is over. The Halo 3 E3 Trailer, a visual and aural presentation
eradicate your senses and whip you into a frenzy is available for
download below. Additionally, the trailer will appear on Xbox Live
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If you want to see the E3 Trailer in Quicktime head over to HBO, they've made it
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Sketchfactor and Frankie are down in Santa Monica at (E3),
inevitably sharing bits and pieces of Halo 3 with various fortunate
members of the worldwide media. It's entirely possible that you, dear
reader, have been watching Microsoft's media briefing over at Xbox.com
, salivating for juicy, new tidbits about Halo 3. Chances are you saw the Halo 3-themed Xbox 360 be announced (we'll have much
more on that Thursday
), and here's the HDMI-equipped Xbox below.
The special edition Halo 3 Xbox 360
In case the Halo 3 E3 Trailer wasn’t enough for
you, we’ve just updated the screenshots gallery
with a handful of new
screenshots from Halo 3’s campaign, including the Bungie.net exclusive image
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A collaboration between Bungie Studios, director Neill Blomkamp, WETA Workshop and Origami Digital LLC, brings the first digital short depicting humanity's struggle to save Earth.
About the director, Neill Blomkamp
Blomkamp’s portfolio, a
combination of both visual effects work and directed short films, demonstrates
his unique ability to combine elements from science-fiction and
technology, blend them with everyday
reality and create a visual experience that is incredibly realistic and
His 2005 short film, “Alive
in Joburg,” exemplifies Blomkamp’s hybridization of the fictitious and the
realistic. “Alive in Joburg” examines an alternate version of Africa where
aliens live among people, but the aliens live in exile and withstand subhuman
treatment. Vast, kilometer-long, dilapidated space cruisers hover overhead, hanging
ominously, helplessly surveying daily life.
another of Blomkamp’s shorts, asks “What if” a future used highly trained,
agile and mobile robots served as law enforcement agents. Set against the
backdrop of a faltering, third world country, a these robots police the
streets, trade gunfire with criminals, and suffer repairs all under Blomkamp’s
watchful eye, an eye that a creates completely authentic alternate reality. Described
as a “spec spot for a fictitious robotics company,” Tetra Vaal showcases
Blomkamp synergizing science with the ordinary.
For more shorts, visual pieces and commercial work from
Neill Blomkamp, visit the following: