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Halo Reach fever spreads throughout LI

In this photo released by Microsoft, fans gather

In this photo released by Microsoft, fans gather around the block for the midnight launch of "Halo: Reach" at the new Best Buy Theater, Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2010, in New York. (AP Photo/Microsoft) NO SALES (Credit: AP Photo/Microsoft.)

Gamestop locations across Long Island were littered with hundreds of fans awaiting the arrival of Halo: Reach, the long-awaited prequel to Bungie's first-person shooter franchise.

A new graphics engine, creating some of the best looking visuals ever seen in any previous Halo title, carries you through the game's compelling storyline. Although, many
players will spend countless hours diving into the game's multiplayer and online features, Halo: Reach establishes plotlines and characters in a way that other titles have fallen short in.

The Halo franchise has sold more than 34 million units worldwide, bringing in nearly $2B in net profit to date, as it is sure to continue it's success after this it's finest installment yet.

Tags: Halo: Reach , Xbox 360 , Microsoft

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