Check out our launch event gallery to see the fans in line (when we were there, the line snaked around three sides of a city block), plus several life-size Halo statues on display.
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The first big release of the holiday 2010 video game season is here, in the form of Halo: Reach, the latest installment in the best-selling Halo franchise. As 2007's Halo 3 sold more than 8 million copies, it's no wonder Microsoft is pulling out all the stops for this year's version.