Halo 3 is the final chapter of the Halo trilogy. It is a first-person shooter video game. The award winning game was developed by Bungie and published by Microsoft. It was released in 2007 and grossed over US$300 million in the first week of release, and over one million people had played it on Xbox Live in less than one day.
Halo 3′s storyline revolves around the interstellar war between the 26th-century humanity and an assemblage of alien races referred to as the Covenant. The Master Chief – role assumed by the player – is a cybernetic enhanced supersoldier who fights the Covenant.
The game is characterized by vehicles, weaponry and some additional gameplay elements that were absent in the preceding Halo titles. Some of the additional features include saved gameplay films; file sharing, as well as the Forge, map editor. The editor allows for customizations at the multiplayer levels.
Tips and Tricks to Play Halo 3
How to be a Pro Halo 3 player is a common question among the video game enthusiasts. Here are a few pointers that will help you get the most out of the game.
1. Master the physical layout and the map details
To begin with, you must keep moving. To achieve this, you have to acquaint yourself with the physical layout and all the maps’ details:
Know where all the doorways lead
Learn where the hallways go
Know where the launch pads take you
Know which paths or doorways you can take after going through a particular door or jumping down a specific hole
Mastering the maps will give you the platform upon which to base all you have to learn about being a better Halo 3 player.
2. Be unpredictable
Now that you’ve learned the map intricacies and mastered the key strategy – Keep Moving, it is to make it hard for your enemies locating you.
You have to keep them guessing your location each and every time. Be unpredictable such that they cannot easily figure out where to go to finish you.
3. Keep off the wide open areas
When searching for an enemy, take a route that ensures you remain “in the shadows”. In this way, you have the advantage of quickly getting cover when you get into trouble. Exposing yourself in open areas limits your chances of getting out of a tough situation. It also makes it easy for opponents to throw grenades at you than it is for you to throw at them.
4. Map out an attack path and a retreat path
Always take advantage of obstacles when attacking your opponents. Strive to weaken their shield and provoke them to chase you around the obstacles while shooting at you. Strike back in time and kill them when they pause to reload.
Things may go wrong sometimes; this is the time to use your retreat path – it must have numerous twists and turns. Take your time to refresh your shields and reload your weapons. When ready to strike again, pick a strategic spot and do it again.
These tips should work in any mode and will effectively improve your chances of winning this highly competitive and thrilling conclusion of the Halo Trilogy.