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First Xbox light gun?

It looks like it belongs in Halo, unsurprisingly

Amongst the various products Mad Catz recently announced for the current slew of games consoles lurks this peculiar green light gun, or 'blaster' as it's affectionately described on the company's website. A light gun will be required to play Sega's House of the Dead III when it arrives on Xbox later this year, and Mad Catz' offering is the first example we've seen on the Xbox. And in the strongest of light gun peripheral traditions, it's a bit of an eyesore.