Microsoft recently released Silverlight 1.0 a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Tafiti is an excellent demonstration of the capabilities of Silverlight. For additional information on Tafiti, I wrote up a walk through.
What does Silverlight have to do with Halo 3?
The new Halo 3 site is one of the latest demonstrations using Silverlight. The Halo 3 site, is an interactive environment with access to content such as online instructions concerning character overviews, overview of game controls and equipment descriptions. Look at the great screen shot below for the interactive menu choices that are available.
This Halo 3 site is one of the latest examples of the capabilities of Silverlight. You will need to install Silverlight on your system, either PC or Mac to view the site.
For additional information concerning Halo 3, check out the following non-Silverlight based sites:
Halo 3 will be available September 25th, which I believe to be a great birthday present – Boo Yah . . . to me!