Nicholas Baker, author of Double Fold and a self-described “nontheistic Quaker”, is not a gamer. Before this past fall, he had never touched a video game controller until this past fall.
In 10 days, Halo: Reach gets its multiplayer beta – and consider that last word. With four different game types, new abilities and weapons, this isn’t some preview of the rest of a new game. It is a new game.
Remember the three exclusive Halo 3 multiplayer maps included in Halo 3: ODST? They’re finally going up for sale on Xbox Live next month as the Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack 2.