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Microsoft Halo 3: ODST (Xbox 360)

Microsoft Halo 3: ODST (Xbox 360)
alaScore 86

63 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 reviews of Microsoft Halo 3: ODST (Xbox 360). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Xbox 360 Games for all reviews. Views about the action and graphics are on the whole positive. The price and story also get good feedback.

single player, story, price, graphics, action

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Microsoft Halo 3: ODST (Xbox 360) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Daniel S. Evans (

Halo 3: ODST


The newest iteration of Microsoft's Halo doesn't leave you much time to catch your breath; Halo 3: ODST literally drops you right into the action. In terms of the Halo timeline this game sits right between Halo 2 and the events of Halo 3. In ODST, you...

New multiplayer options. Different weapons. New main character

Some environments are too dark. Not a big departure from Halo 3 in campaign mode

Halo 3: ODST is a prequel to Halo 3, but with plenty of tweaks to the original game and new multiplayer options, this first-person shooter still feels fresh.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Adam Fleet (

Halo 3: ODST


It's Like?

The bottom line here is that this is a nice little piece of Halo, and that anyone who has ever enjoyed Halo will probably enjoy this too. The only question is how much it is worth to you. As a full priced stand-alone game, its value is somewhat...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Greg "Odion" Baron (

Halo 3: ODST


The Halo franchise continues to deliver. Ok Before I get into the nitty gritty of this review, before I tell you guys what it's like to drop in to this...

Fresh ideas in the story mode ; Firefight is a blast ; Music is beyond amazing ; Halo Reach Beta

Engine is showing its age ; Nav system needs more work ; You start to not care about the open city as the story progresses

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Troy Matsumiya (

Halo 3: ODST


The Halo saga continues with this beefed up expansion pack that gives gamers a chance to play as an ODST. Are you prepared to drop (and to read our review)?

On one hand, Halo 3: ODST is a no-brainer purchase for fans, thanks to the new story and the addictive Firefight mode. It’s a classically fun Halo experience but on the other hand, if you’re looking for something truly different or innovative, you...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Dan Webb (GT: Webb x360a) (

Halo 3: ODST


Microsoft's flagship franchise, Halo, is a franchise that really needs no introduction... usually. This isn't your traditional Halo title though and the naysayers that claimed Bungie couldn't pull off a Halo title without the super soldier Master Chief...

Bungie’s latest storytelling method in ODST is certainly unique and captivates the imagination from beginning to end, but the problem is, just when you really start to get going, the experience ends. The single player campaign is far too short and can...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Nick Arvites (

Halo 3: ODST


After tearing open the cellophane wrapper of the package, I dropped Halo ODST into my Xbox 360 and started up a solo campaign on Heroic difficulty. Why Heroic instead of Legendary? My past experiences with the Halo series have told me that Heroic will...

VISR system ; Mood and ambiance set by music and lighting ; No Flood ; Best Halo campaign to this point ; Full Halo 3 multiplayer suite, including DLC maps ; You can haz Reconz (if you work for it)

VISR doesn't work during the daylight ; People that bought DLC maps will feel ripped off ; Firefight mode doesn't support matchmaking

I enjoyed this game. The single player campaign was well polished, and I enjoyed it more than any other Halo campaign. It gives a different aspect to the series, and I would love to see more games in the ODST series. The campaign didn’t drag (read: no...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Richard Windsor (

Halo 3 ODST Review (Xbox 360)


There always seems to be a little madness surrounding a launch of a Halo game, but this time the madness seems to be more centered around the price of the game. It's like many reviewers went into the game not to play it, but evaluate it on price. For...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Greg Bruno (

Halo 3: ODST (Xbox 360) Review


Halo 3: ODST is finally here, but is it a full fledged, self standing game?

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Chris Matel (

Halo 3: ODST


"...some unnecessary inclusions detract from an entire package with an unjustified MSRP."

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Colin (

Halo 3: ODST Review for the XBOX360


You are not the Master Chief

New Hub Level Design; Great Voice Acting; Strong Story

Not much new

Sep, 2009

Product Specifications

Halo 3: ODST returns players to familiar ground on a vital, top-secret mission. The gripping story, cooperative campaign and multiplayer content will have Halo fans "Preparing to Drop". Originally titled Halo 3: Recon, the game brings the perspective of characters to the Human-Covenant struggle, as it explores the ODST, or Orbital Drop Shock Troopers.


Elements:Action - first person shooter
ESRB Rating:Mature (17+)
Online Play: Yes
PEGI Content Descriptors:PEGI Online / Violence
PEGI Rating:16+


Compatibility:Game console
Model:3: ODST
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Microsoft Halo


Package Type:Retail


Distribution Media:DVD-ROM
Game Console Compatibility:Microsoft Xbox 360
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action

Software Family

Microsoft Family:Games