Gamedaily writes: "This past winter, Microsoft took a bold step releasing Halo Wars, the first game in the popular franchise without Master Chief. Now it plans to do it again with Halo 3: ODST, a prequel with a new hero, The Rookie. That begs the question, does the series actually need the Chief? Here are five reasons ODST doesn't need the big green lug, and five reasons it does. Let us know which camp you're in."