Images: Microsoft readies 'Halo 3' beta

Just days remain before Microsoft opens up its multiplayer beta of the third iteration of the hit video game franchise.

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For fans of the hit Halo video game franchise, San Francisco is the place to be Friday. That's because Microsoft is hosting a hands-on press event where invitees will be able to play the game (click here for screenshots) for the first time.

Microsoft said it wouldn't be making any announcements at the event, but those in attendance will have a chance to get an advance look at the game before the company opens up its beta on May 16 .

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