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# 251505 28-Jun-2019 12:57
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I played Halo many moons ago, completed it. Overall I guess I enjoyed it, but towards the end it started feeling repetitive. 

 

Is it worth me playing the others or a good chance I'd feel it's more of the same ?

 

 





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  # 2266258 28-Jun-2019 13:27
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Its (mostly) coming to pc now. You can play the series if you’d like to follow the story. Or play for the multiplayer if thats more your jam.

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  # 2266269 28-Jun-2019 13:49
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The Master Chief Collection is great.  The updated graphics are excellent and the ability to switch between old and new graphics on the fly is super fun. Replaying Halo 1 and 2 reinforced how great those games are even stacked up against modern shooters.  I’m not a great fan of 4 and 5 but if you get deep enough into the lore you might like them. But just being able to replay the first 2 games is great. 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2266275 28-Jun-2019 13:52
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Wait till it hits pc.




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  # 2266298 28-Jun-2019 14:49
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GFX dont bother me (I still play Amiga games and Unturned which is just a fancy Roblox :) ), its the playability that Im more concerned with - if its just the same "run to that point, press the button, run back, then to that button, then back again, it does my head in and I lose interest. :) If the level design is well done, and the controls nicely done, graphics be damned ;) https://www.lemonamiga.com/games/details.php?id=477 was fun ;)

 

 





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  # 2266303 28-Jun-2019 15:07
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xpd:

GFX dont bother me (I still play Amiga games and Unturned which is just a fancy Roblox :) ), its the playability that Im more concerned with - if its just the same "run to that point, press the button, run back, then to that button, then back again, it does my head in and I lose interest. :) If the level design is well done, and the controls nicely done, graphics be damned ;) https://www.lemonamiga.com/games/details.php?id=477 was fun ;)


 



The campaign is a linear shooter. Theres not too much in the way of exploration, mostly enter an area, clear it of enemies and move on in progress with the story. Varying degrees of enemy and weapons change the difficulty if you like that sort of thing, occasionally get to drive around in a tank/warthog/aerial vehicle.

The fun back in the day was that you could split-screen couch co-op with friends. Ramp up the difficulty and see how well you do against enemies. Not sure if the re-release on pc will allow online co-op (i really hope so).

If you really boil it down, pretty much all games are just run around and click :) so I’m not sure how else to describe it.

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  # 2267059 29-Jun-2019 22:56
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I had so much fun playing local multiplayer with the first Halo on the XBox, but I never really got into the story back then. Then, many years later I got the Master Chief Collection on the XBox One and boy, they have done everything right here. It's a joy to play, easy to switch between original and remastered, fantastic!


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  # 2275694 13-Jul-2019 10:07
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I've always liked the Halo story, replay every year.
Halo 3 ODST I found good fun, playing someone other than the chief.

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