Halo Effect: An Unauthorized Look at the Most Successful Video Game of All Time

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Halo Effect is an unauthorized collection of essays on the bestselling video game Halo. Examining the Halo phenomenon from every angle—from profiling the greatest Halo player who ever lived to providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly popular, virtual-reality Halo movies—this guide is the ultimate companion for anyone who wants to truly understand this amazingly successful video game. With discussions on the role of religion and science in the game, this collection of essays also looks into ...

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Overview

Halo Effect is an unauthorized collection of essays on the bestselling video game Halo. Examining the Halo phenomenon from every angle—from profiling the greatest Halo player who ever lived to providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly popular, virtual-reality Halo movies—this guide is the ultimate companion for anyone who wants to truly understand this amazingly successful video game. With discussions on the role of religion and science in the game, this collection of essays also looks into the creation of and community reaction to the launch of the Halo series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933771113
  • Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Series: Smart Pop Series
  • Pages: 188
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.59 (d)

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Glenn Yeffeth is the editor of several anthologies in the Smart Pop series, including Anthology at the End of the Universe, Farscape Forever!, Five Seasons of Angel, Navigating the Golden Compass, Seven Seasons of Buffy, Taking the Red Pill, and What Would Sipowitz Do? He lives in Dallas, TX.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2011

    Based on free sample...

    Seems like an interesting read if you have nothing else more important to buy and/or you're a hardcore fan (such as myself). My only complaint is that he seems to be in the wrong medium. I would be much more entertained if this was a documentary/interview, as he seems to ramble.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2012

    It sux

    Not the type of book for the reader who wants more action in a book all he does in the sample is ramble.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2012

    Halo effect

    Not a good of a book for a halo reader. Would be better for a book for halo dummies but its ok to read if you have nothing elese to do.

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  • Posted January 12, 2011

    ???

    is it good?

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