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Halo: Reach

Platform(s): Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Developer: Bungie
Release Date: Sept. 14, 2010

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'Halo: Reach' (X360) GameStop Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on July 8, 2010 @ 12:12 a.m. PDT

Step into the boots of a Spartan III, as Halo: Reach charts the story of Noble Team in their heroic stand to defend the planet Reach, its people and secrets against a ruthless assault by an alien collective known as the Covenant.

In “Halo: Reach,” players experience the fateful moments that forged the “Halo” legend. It’s the story of Noble Team, a squad of heroic Spartan soldiers, and their final stand on planet Reach, humanity’s last line of defense between the terrifying Covenant and Earth. This darker story is echoed by grittier visuals amid a backdrop of massive, awe-inspiring environments. Characters, enemies and environments are rendered in amazing detail by an all-new engine designed to deliver epic-scale encounters against the cunning and ruthless Covenant.

Once the campaign is over, the battle continues online with an unparalleled multiplayer experience that expands on the award-winning suite of features that helped define the Xbox LIVE experience.

Are you a Halo fanatic who’s tired of getting pwned in the ongoing fight against the alien collective known as the Covenant? If so, your luck is about to change with the new Halo: Reach UA Multi-Threat MJOLNIR Mark V(B) Armor available as a pre-order exclusive at GameStop.

Halo: Reach drops players back into the iconic Halo universe so they can experience the birth of the Halo legend while taking a heroic stand to defend the planet Reach, its people and secrets against the Covenant’s ruthless assault. Doing so requires a great deal of battlefield skill and the best equipment available, which is where the exclusive UA/Multi-Threat Armor comes into play.

UA Multi-Threat Mjolnir Mark V(B) Armor

While Mark V MJOLNIR armor is designed to operate in a wide variety of combat situations, the UA/Multi-Threat configuration provides Spartans with the most impact across all combat scenarios. The chest piece's lightweight design allows for maximum freedom of movement while standard MJOLNIR defense systems provide the resilience that helped make Spartans the stuff of legend.

The Halo: Reach UA Multi-Threat MJOLNIR Mark V(B) Armor is available exclusively with pre-orders at GameStop stores and online at www.GameStop.com while supplies last. Customers may also order the Limited and Legendary editions of Halo: Reach, which come with additional bonus features.

Key Features:

  • Meet Noble Team. For the first time, players will fight alongside a squad of iconic Spartan soldiers, each with deadly talents as unique as their individual personalities and customized gear.
  • An intense campaign. Live the events that set the stage for the “Halo” trilogy as the UNSC and Covenant clash at the height of their military power. New weapons and abilities complement the familiar “Halo” arsenal for the largest-scale battles ever witnessed in the “Halo” universe. Fiercely cunning artificial intelligence (AI) adds depth and complexity to each encounter, helping make every play-through a unique and epic experience.
  • Stunning technical advancements. “Halo: Reach” takes a massive leap forward through all-new engine technology designed to take full advantage of next-generation graphics, audio, special effects, AI and animation while continuing to expand on the campaign, cooperative and multiplayer sandbox in a way that only “Halo” can.
  • The definitive multiplayer experience. “Halo: Reach” builds on the success of its predecessors, setting a new standard for competitive gameplay, customization, variety and community integration.
  • Unparalleled feature suite. “Halo: Reach” expands on the industry-leading suite of features found in “Halo 3,” including four-player cooperative campaign play, split-screen support, saved films, screenshots and exciting new surprises that have yet to be revealed.

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