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Halo x Power Wheels

Halo x Power Wheels

Using a Power Wheels truck, flux83 puts other dads to shame with a Warthog conversion for his kid; it’ll seat up to two mini-Spartans and includes a Vulcan made out of PVC pipes.

Making of ODST Trailer

Making of ODST Trailer

Get behind the scenes of Halo 3: ODST’s epic live-action trailer with this Making Of featurette; factoid: the uniforms were made by Saving Private Ryan’s costume designer.

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Ecko Halo Hoodie

Ecko Halo Hoodie
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It’s not designed for orbital drops, but Ecko’s Halo 3: ODST Master Chief Hoodie will keep you warm; it features nylon overlay over fleece, a velcro close hood and self-welt pockets.

Intro: Halo 3 ODST

Intro: Halo 3 ODST
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You’re not much of a shock trooper if you haven’t pulled the trigger on Halo 3: ODST, but here’s the intro (Part 1, 2) if you need convincing; we reiterate that Nathan Fillion is the man.

Terra Incognita: ODST

Terra Incognita: ODST
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This Terra Incognita developer trailer for Halo 3: ODST focuses on its creation; initially conceived as short campaign, it morphed into a full game but was still finished in under a year.

Live Action: Halo ODST

Live Action: Halo ODST
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While it’s not the first time Halo has used live actors, this Live-Action trailer for Halo: ODST kicks serious ass and only makes us more despondent over the limbo status of the Halo movie.

Firefight: Halo 3 ODST

Firefight: Halo 3 ODST
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Cigar-chompin’ Sergeant Johnson explains Halo 3: ODST’s Firefight mode; it’ll pack Skull powerups for the enemies, 10 battlefields and even the Sergeant himself if you preorder.

DM Trailer: Halo ODST

DM Trailer: Halo ODST
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This Desperate Measures trailer for Halo 3: ODST shows why Nathan Fillion should narrate every game trailer: it’s a down-to-earth breakdown of the characters, weapons and story.

Mega Bloks Halo Wars

Mega Bloks Halo Wars
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Starting 7/31 at noon EST, Mega Bloks will make available 10k limited edition 1.75″ Halo Wars Steel Spartans; the real draw: 100 randomly inserted, ultra-rare Active Camo Spartans.

Trailer: Halo Legends

Trailer: Halo Legends

Halo Legends is a direct-to-video, short story anime series (think Animatrix) with noteworthy roots: WB, Microsoft, as well as the directors for Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell and more.

Master Chief Halo Ring

Master Chief Halo Ring
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Good luck getting your S.O. to use these as engagement rings: Weta’s Master Chief Rings are must-have bling for any Halo fan; they’re sterling silver replicas of the Mark VI helmet.

The Teabag Shirt

The Teabag Shirt
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Few things are as integral to modern civilization as the fine art of teabagging; The Teabag Shirt is an ode to one of Halo’s most cherished traditions and also a wink and nod to RvB fans.

Custom Halo 3 Desktop

Custom Halo 3 Desktop

It looks like a Halo 3 screenshot, but this is actually a working desktop UI: the player indicators are program shortcuts, the radar displays temperature and ammo shows laptop battery life.

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Teaser: Halo: Reach

Teaser: Halo: Reach

Oft-mentioned in the Halo mythos but never fleshed-out, the fall of Reach gets its own game; Halo: Reach is due out Fall 2010 and focuses on the events before the first Halo.

Gameplay: Halo 3: ODST

Gameplay: Halo 3: ODST

We finally get some gameplay to chew on for Halo 3: ODST in the trailer above; Master Chief will be missed, but the revamped graphics and new abilities have us cleaning our battle rifles.

If Nintendo Made Halo 3

If Nintendo Made Halo 3

If Nintendo Made Halo 3 is a goofy what-if machinima; while not all the games parodied are made by Nintendo, we love the references to Pokemon, Star Fox, Pac Man and more.

Halo x Hyrule Map

Halo x Hyrule Map

We initially thought all this ginormous custom Halo PC map of Hyrule needed to be perfect was Link, but it looks like they’ve got that covered, too at 1:06; truly epic, ARKaMAN.

Sci-Fi Estate Auction

Sci-Fi Estate Auction
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A geektastic amount of sci-fi loot hits the auction block 4/30, including Blade Runner’s blaster, Terminator’s HK Tank, Wolverine’s claws, Darth Maul’s lightsaber and a Halo 3 rifle.

Halo 3: Mythic Map Pack

Halo 3: Mythic Map Pack

Styled like a Saturday morning toy commercial, this hilarious Mythic Map Pack trailer for Halo 3 shows developers do have a sense of humor. Either that, or they’re high as a kite.

Halo: All I Play-Oh

Halo: All I Play-Oh

It’s not top-shelf machinima, but we’re still floored by Halo: All I Play-Oh; it’s a music video by Usethefork set to Jude Kelley and Dan Amrich’s Halo parody of RHCP’s Snow.

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Halo-themed Xbox 360

Halo-themed Xbox 360

I spy a Covenant plasma pistol: this amazingly detailed Xbox 360 mod by Max is a Halo-themed diorama that should make any Spartan weep; it took roughly two months to create.

Cutscenes: Halo Wars

Cutscenes: Halo Wars

Those of you still Halo Wars-deprived should check out these Enemy Ocean, Backup and Kidnapping cutscenes; the Warthog filled with Spartans in the last one: awesomeness.

Halo Universe Expanded

Halo Universe Expanded
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Developers, journalists and gamers alike give Halo Wars a proper introduction with this Universe Expanded Trailer; Part One explores the Halo back story, Spartans and Harvest.

Video: Halo x Final Fantasy

Video: Halo x Final Fantasy

Simultaneously awesome and ridiculous, Master Chief and the Arbiter take on some random baddies with a twist: they’re forced to fight a-la Final Fantasy, resulting in a five minute battle.

The Halo Vibe

The Halo Vibe

This Halo Vibe video for Halo Wars scores buko bucks with sweet cinematics in the intro, and then relentlessly expounds on the awesomeness of Spartans; we ain’t complaining.

Real Working Warthog

Real Working Warthog

Made for a Halo movie pitch that went nowhere, this full-sized Warthog replica is every Master Chief’s dream; it actually works, with a turbo 6 cylinder engine and four wheel drive.

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