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McFARLANE'S 'HALO 3' CORTANA FIGURE DEBUTS TONIGHT ON SPIKE TV
Exclusive Unveiling Plus Behind-the-scenes Peek at 9PM
Monday, September 24, 2007

As gamers around the world prepare to finish the fight in Halo 3, Microsoft and Spike TV's Game Head are teaming up to celebrate the game's record-breaking launch and the die-hard Halo fan culture with an unprecedented night of multiplatform programming. "Halo 3: Countdown to Launch" premieres tonight, Sept. 24 at 9 PM ET/PT throughout the movie "Goldeneye," and is immediately followed by the half-hour special "Halo 3: Launched!" at 12:30 AM ET/PT. Xbox Live will also come to life with exclusive, expanded Game Head videos.

Part of the hoopla will be the exclusive unveiling of McFarlane Toys' 'Cortana' figure, part of our complete line of Halo 3 figures coming to stores beginning March 2008. Also included will be a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of these figures in our New Jersey design studio..

"Halo 3: Countdown to Launch" Premieres tonight, Sept. 24 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT throughout "Goldeneye"; "Halo 3: Launched!" Premieres tomorrow, Sept. 25 at 12:30 AM, ET/PT.

SpikeTV is available in 91.6 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A Unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

BUT WAIT - THERE'S MORE!
The good stuff doesn't end there! Check back on SPAWN.com tomorrow for some EXCLUSIVE Halo 3 content you won't find anywhere else!

To read about the licensing agreement between McFarlane Toys and Microsoft to produce Halo 3 action figures, go here.

To see McFarlane Toys' Halo 3 action figures and mini-vehicles, go here.