Should I get this or Gears of War 3?

Posted by maddesthatter985 (18 posts) -

Yeah sure it has bumped up graphics and Xbox live, but surely it is just the same as The first Halo. Should I choose this over Gears of War 3?

#1 Posted by maddesthatter985 (18 posts) -

Yeah sure it has bumped up graphics and Xbox live, but surely it is just the same as The first Halo. Should I choose this over Gears of War 3?

#2 Posted by Slaker117 (4835 posts) -

No one can answer that for you.

#3 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -

Hamana hamana hamana.

#4 Posted by IBurningStar (2161 posts) -

No, get Gears of War 3. I'm going to assume you have played Halo before, so that would really just be a nostalgia trip. GoW3 will be something you haven't played before.

#5 Posted by Deusoma (3004 posts) -

Well, obviously enough, the answer is: Which franchise do you like better? 
 
From another angle, Gears 3 will be an entirely new game, and it may be the best one yet, or a middling disappointment. Can't be sure until it actually comes out. On the other hand, unless 343 is planning on pulling a fast one on us, Anniversary is going to play out just like Halo: Combat Evolved, so whether you get that one or not at all should depend on how much you still enjoy that game.

#6 Posted by Turtlebird95 (2342 posts) -

Both. They're 2 months away from each other and Halo CE: Anniversary is only $40. Surely you can fork up $100 for games...
 
If you can't though, get Gears 3.

#7 Posted by maddesthatter985 (18 posts) -

Thanks

#8 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2684 posts) -

Just get both. Stop being poor.

#9 Edited by Zacagawea (1587 posts) -

They're two months away from each other and are far away from release day, get both unless your poor as fuck, in which case don't buy video games. Also, just in case you don't know, Halo Anniversary Edition is using Halo: Reach's multiplayer.

#10 Posted by maddesthatter985 (18 posts) -

I'm 16 okay, I don't get that much money and I am getting MW3 and AC Revelations too

#11 Posted by iDarktread (1206 posts) -
@maddesthatter985 said:
Yeah sure it has bumped up graphics and Xbox live, but surely it is just the same as The first Halo.
Then no, don't get this, and get Gears 3. You'll probably have more fun with that.
#12 Posted by Marz (5648 posts) -

If you played Halo before, your basically getting the same thing.... again.

#13 Posted by zeppelinracer (49 posts) -

Go with Gears, it's something that you haven't played before. The updated visuals don't put it as a priority over Gears.

#14 Posted by craigbo180 (1739 posts) -
@maddesthatter985: Get Gears 3 bro.
#15 Edited by TeflonBilly (4713 posts) -

You got two months to get a job

#16 Posted by maddesthatter985 (18 posts) -

I have one, as I said I don't get much money

#17 Posted by RobotHamster (4171 posts) -

Start selling crack, I heard that's what they do.

#18 Posted by TheSpartanDon (158 posts) -

If you've ever played Halo: CE then go for Gears 3.

If you've never played Halo: CE then go for Halo: CE.

If you play Reach multiplayer regularly then go for Halo: CE.

#19 Posted by DrMadHatten (118 posts) -

I'm a big Halo fan and I say Gears of War 3. Have you seen the new features? 4 player co-op, expanded horde mode, dedicated online servers, wider player customization. I just feel like with sixty bucks your still getting more. Then again, my friends are buying it, and I always buy multi-player games my friends buy.

#20 Posted by pweidman (2319 posts) -

Halo CE is pretty much for the big Halo fans. If you love Halo, get this. I can't wait to play it co-op online w/a friend and find all the entry clues for Halo 4.

Other than that, Gears 3 will be a greater value. Sposed to be huge in terms of campaign, Horde mode, and server based mp...should be awesome as well. And it is out more than 2 months before CE. Get both when you can imo.

#21 Posted by big_jon (5723 posts) -

Threads like this always have annoyed me, make your own decision.

#22 Posted by Tofford (526 posts) -

I love both franchises but it would have to be Gears of War 3. I have the original Halo on my shelf but GOW is a brand new game

#23 Posted by laserbolts (5317 posts) -

Depends on if you like halo or gears more. God I hate these threads..so pointless.

#24 Posted by Pibo47 (3166 posts) -
@RobotHamster said:
Start selling crack, I heard that's what they do.
Sell crack. Suck dicks. Who cares? GET YOU SOME VIDJA GAMES SON.
#25 Posted by Witzig (327 posts) -

Didnt you just make a thread bashing this game so whats up with the change of heart?
#26 Posted by Taklulas (401 posts) -
@Rolyatkcinmai said:

Just get both. Stop being poor.

^
#27 Posted by m0rdr3d (474 posts) -

What's with all these people saying Gears 3 will be "new"?  Sure the story will be somewhat unknown, but it's Gears THREE.
#28 Posted by Witzig (327 posts) -
@m0rdr3d said:


                    What's with all these people saying Gears 3 will be "new"?  Sure the story will be somewhat unknown, but it's Gears THREE.

                   

               

This
#29 Posted by oobs (338 posts) -

depends on how much they charge for halo..if its like full price forget it

#30 Posted by NickBOTT (481 posts) -

If you can't get both for some reason then get GOW3.

#31 Posted by DonPixel (2585 posts) -

@maddesthatter985: I said Halo but I'm Halohead - is up to you really. If you are into Halo multiplayer it comes with a nice update for Reach.

#32 Posted by Hargreaves93 (234 posts) -

Gears. I have never fully played Halo CE before (shocking I know) but Gears of War 3 willl be an entirely new game and is the end to the trilogy, while Halo is just a revamped version of the original. 
 
Reverse the situation. If Gears had already come out before Halo and this was Halo 3 coming out and Gears 1 was being re-done, which would you get?

#33 Posted by Bollard (5393 posts) -
@maddesthatter985: Well, there's your problem. Don't buy MW3. Fixed.
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#34 Posted by niamahai (1405 posts) -

Personally go for gears3 unless you are a big halo 1 fan.

#35 Posted by Mordi (553 posts) -

Gears of War 3 for sure. While Halo was fantastic back in the day, Gears 3 is fantastic today. Especially with regards to multiplayer.

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