Halo is not just the most popular X-Box game... when you're the only thing standing between the relentless Covenant and the destruction of all humankind, this is serious stuff! Check out these events, presented with the support of Microsoft to coincide with the much-anticipated launch of Halo 2, and experience this game sensation on the big screen:
Sunday 7 November 2004, 11am-5pm. Screen Pit
Live Game Play Tournament: Microsoft X-Box Halo 1
Join Master Chief - a genetically enhanced super-soldier - and Melbourne's best Halo players in for live game play and the chance to score free X-Box stuff plus VIP passes to the midnight launch of Halo 2 at Myer, Monday 8 November.
Sunday 14 November 2004, 2pm. ACMI Cinemas
Free. Tickets from ACMI Box Office are available on the day.
Making of Halo 2 (MA 15+)
An in-depth look at the Making of Halo 2 featuring interviews with Bungie personnel, clips of Halo 2 footage, discussions of what works and doesn't work.
Sunday 14 November 2004, 11am-5pm. Screen Pit
First Live Game Play Tournament: Microsoft X-Box Halo 2
You've had almost a week to practice, so head back to ACMI to take part in the first ever official Halo 2 Tournament. It's a team play event with four players per team. You must be 15 years or over to play. Audiences are welcome to come and watch the action.
To register your team of four email firstname.lastname@example.org