Games Radar writes, "By all accounts Spartan 117, or colloquially the "Master Chief," is one tough hombre. The genetically enhanced cybernetic supersoldier can single-handedly turn the tides of battle from hapless defeat to crushing triumph without even getting a hangnail. The Chief ranks among the most bad-ass game characters in history, right? Right??"
"We thought so too, until a recent skull run changed our minds. Have you ever actually listened to the way the other characters bark orders at the Chief? If Master Chief is such a tough guy, why is someone always yanking his chain?"