Whether it's an exotic sports car like the new Audi R8 V10, a classic American muscle car like the Ford GT or a hot Asian import like the Nissan 370Z, everyone has a dream car. Live the most realistic racing experience ever as you take the wheel of more than 400 of the most-beloved cars on over 100 renowned real-world tracks and exotic road courses from around the globe. With breathtaking high-definition graphics and the most advanced vehicle performance modeling in a video game, “Forza Motorsport 3” includes a host of driving assists and adjustable skill levels to make the game a gripping pick-up-and-play experience for audiences of all ages and skill levels. Your escape into the world of car culture in “Forza Motorsport 3” doesn't stop at the track. “Forza Motorsport 3” further fuels the imaginations of its already thriving community of painters, tuners and photographers with improved customization tools and brand-new ways to share creations with the world via Xbox LIVE.* Xbox LIVE makes your journey into the “Forza Motorsport” 3 community and the world of user-generated content easy and fun. A love of cars lives in all of us. “Forza Motorsport 3” is the automotive playground we've all been waiting for.
Halo 3 ODST
Developed exclusively for Xbox 360 by acclaimed developer Bungie, “Halo 3: ODST” is a new game in the “Halo” saga that lets people experience events leading up to the epic story told in “Halo 3” through the eyes of an ODST (Orbital Drop Shock Trooper), as they search for clues leading to the whereabouts of their scattered squad and the motivations behind the Covenant's invasion of New Mombasa. The release adds a new dimension to an all-encompassing universe that gamers around the world have known and loved for close to eight years. “Halo 3: ODST” also introduces Firefight, a new cooperative multiplayer* mode where up to four players can assume the role of an ODST squad and fight together to take on increasingly challenging waves of enemies. Also included are three new “Halo 3” multiplayer maps on a 2nd standalone disc, which includes all original “Halo 3” maps, as well as the “Legendary,” “Heroic,” and “Mythic” Map packs for a total of 24 maps. * Xbox LIVE Gold account required for online multiplayer game play.
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Where dreams are driven: The cars and tracks. “Featuring the latest and greatest production offerings as well as the world's fastest and most exotic street cars, “Forza Motorsport 3” offers more than 400 fully customizable and tunable cars from over 50 of the world's leading manufacturers. Whether your passion is classic American muscle cars, European roadsters, purpose-built race cars or high-tech Asian imports, “Forza Motorsport 3” puts you in the cockpit of the cars you love.
The look and feel of a modern racing game: “Forza Motorsport 3” is the definitive racing game. All 400-plus cars in the game have been built with more than 10 times the amount of polygons as “Forza Motorsport 2.” Turn 10 takes realism to new heights, leading the industry with the most advanced physics model, artificial intelligence and damage calculations. Whether it's the differences in how each car handles through the corners, how the engines sound at top speed, you'll find yourself leaning into your turns as if you were really behind the wheel of your favorite ride.
It's easy to go for a spin: “Forza Motorsport 3” redefines the racing genre. Using a myriad of cutting-edge driving and gameplay assists such as auto-braking, gameplay rewind and auto-tuning, “Forza Motorsport 3” delivers an experience where everyone can have fun behind the wheel, regardless of your skill and dexterity. Whether you're a newcomer or a seasoned racing game pro, “Forza Motorsport 3” caters to how you drive and evolves with you over time as your skills increase.“Forza Motorsport 3” caters to how you drive and evolves with you over time as your skills increase.
Express your car passion: User-generated content and Xbox LIVE. Painters and tuners will once again be able to showcase creativity through the celebrated Livery Editor, Auction House and deep tuning garage in “Forza Motorsport 3.” The car is literally the artistic canvas as some of the world's most creative car painters and designers find new layers of depth and freedom to create shocking visual masterpieces before sharing them with others over Xbox LIVE.
Play your way: New game modes. “Forza Motorsport 3” is an epic racing game featuring more content and more ways to play than any racing title today. An innovative single-player season mode puts you through a completely personalized racing calendar that includes more than 200 different events, including Circuit, Oval, Drag, Drift and Timed Events. No two calendars are the same; they react to the cars you love and the races you enjoy most. In addition, the online multiplayer mode there is an all-new game rules editor. This gives players a never-ending variety of ways to play with friends. Whether you're a speedster, dragster, drifter, painter, tuner or just a lover of cars, “Forza Motorsport 3” is the definitive racing game for you.
Halo 3 ODST:
All-new campaign content. The “Halo 3: ODST” campaign explores mysterious events leading up to the Master Chief's return to New Mombasa in “Halo 3.” Experience the fate of Earth from the brand-new perspective of a special forces ODST (Orbital Drop Shock Trooper), adding a unique outlook and new gameplay elements to the events that unfold in the trilogy's finale. This new chapter captures the same great feel of previous “Halo” experiences while offering fans new tactics, tools and weapons to defeat the Covenant.
A new hero: Prepare to drop. ODSTs are highly-trained special forces operators. Known for their courage, valor and willingness to tackle missions no sane soldier would, ODSTs pride themselves on being the first unit deployed into hostile situations, often in one-man drop-pods that burn through planetary atmospheres at break-neck speed.
Expanded multiplayer experience. No “Halo” game would be complete without groundbreaking multiplayer content. “Halo 3: ODST” introduces an entirely new way to play “Halo” with Firefight, a cooperative multiplayer mode included on the campaign disc that lets up to four people jump immediately into combat. As an ODST squad, you will face increasingly challenging waves of enemies together, striving to earn the highest scores possible, while various “Halo 3” “Skulls” are progressively activated. The experience is intense and ever-evolving. “Halo 3: ODST” also includes a separate, standalone multiplayer disc which includes three new “Halo 3” multiplayer maps, all original “Halo 3” maps, as well as the “Legendary,” “Heroic,” and “Mythic” Map packs for a total of 24 maps.
Ever-growing community options. Players will continue to enjoy all the great “Halo 3” technological innovations, including Saved Films, screenshots, Campaign Scoring and four-player co-op over Xbox LIVE. All of the new “Halo 3” multiplayer maps fully support the Forge editor, offering near endless gameplay customization possibilities for fans
Key to “Halo: Reach.” As a special bonus for fans, all copies of “Halo 3: ODST” will provide access to the “Halo: Reach” multiplayer beta when the beta goes live. More information about the “Halo: Reach” multiplayer beta will be shared at a later date.
Forza 3 and Halo 3 ODST is rated
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Rated 1 out of
TerribleI bought this and it’s boting halo 3 doesn’t give good directions and forza 3 is only one player which isn’t fun
Date published: 2018-09-16
Rated 5 out of
NostalgiaGreat to find a game that I've come to love in the past and found in great condition without any faults.
Date published: 2018-08-01
Rated 4 out of
A very good deal, lots of bang for your buckI'm not a big fan of racing games. Perhaps I haven't given them enough of a chance or perhaps I've played sub-per ones, but I'm usually not scoping out racing games when I'm at Gamestop. When I picked up my Xbox 360 Slim a year or so ago it came with 2 games: Alan Wake (which I was VERY excited about getting) and Forza 3 (which I really had no interest in.) Alan Wake became one of my all-time favorite games with it's amazing story and atmosphere. I was bored one day and decided to throw in Forza 3.... and actually really liked it. It kinda puts an RPG-type twist on racing which I really dug. Now, Halo 3: ODST puts a unique spin on FPSs. It gives you an entire city loaded with Covenant to explore while you try to piece together the mystery of your missing ODST Squad. Both of these games were not what I was expecting but both were amazing and for someone who doesn't own either: this is an excellent and cheap opportunity to pick them up.
Both ODST and Forza 3 look amazing.... the only problem with this is that if you take too long to stare you'll either end up blown up by a plasma grenade (ODST) or crashing into a guardrail going 130 mph (Forza). I give ODST points in particular for the new type (for Halo) of night-vision that almost seems to present an alternate universe when turned on. You'll have to use it to understand what I mean but just know it looks REALLY cool. ODST has some of my favorite music in the Halo Series..... it leans more on melodic tunes and piano-heavy classical to get it's mood across rather than the more upbeat tracks of the other Halo games. Forza's music perfectly hits what I would WANT to hear in a racing game and the menu music is good enough to make you linger on the menus a bit longer than necessary.
Both of these games are cheap and offer high replay value; something that I pretty much require in my recent gaming purchases. Forza allows you to build a stable of cars and modify them in just about any way imaginable. From body kits to gear ratio to full-on engine swaps, you can pretty much build any dream car you've ever wanted (and the multiple DLC packs allow you access to even more cars.) Halo 3: ODST gives you the tools and space to tackle the in-game missions a variety of ways; split-screen co-op only adds to the possibilities. I've probably played through the ODST campaign 4-5 times, sometimes alone and sometimes with a friend, and will likely play through it again soon. Playing as a "Regular Special Forces" guy rather than a "Demi-God-Like Spartan" leads you to play differently then you would in the numbered Halo Games.... but that is neither good nor bad, simply a different experience.
As of the time of this writing (10-1-12), this combo goes for about $20. In terms of bang-for-your-buck, you'd be well off getting either of these games for $20. Getting both is quite a deal and one worth looking at if you think either of these games are up your alley. Both games have local-co-op (2-player) and ODST includes the entire Halo 3 Multiplayer Suite. With Halo Reach out and with Halo 4 coming out very soon I'm not sure how many people will still be playing Halo 3 Multiplayer.... but the Halo Community is so massive I'm fairly sure you won't have that much trouble finding a game or two.
Date published: 2012-10-02
Rated 4 out of
wow this is an amazing dealfor 30.00 this is amazing. I mean these are two great games(halo 3 odst is like level 10 material).