Halo 3 is official.
Microsoft today has released a plethora of trailers and other content via their XBox Live onling gaming service, the least of which being an announcement trailer for the epic sci-fi first-person shooter Halo 3.
The 104 MB trailer is available for free download via the XBox Live Marketplace.
Minor plot spoilers ahead: Halo 3 does not appear to precisely pick up after the cliffhanger ending of Halo 2, instead taking place in the near future of a Covenant-controlled Earth. The defense of Earth has failed and the Covenant occupiers control things. Why are they on Earth to begin with? It looks like the Covenant have potentially discovered something interesting underneath the deserts of Africa–something Forerunner… Not much information has been unveiled on the next iteration of the Halo series, just rumors abound.
Expect more intriguing info to break throughout the course of E3.