VideoGamer.com writes: "'Errrm, hey, guys?' crackled an unmistakable Western American accent through my Xbox headset – one of the 15 multinational dialects I'd soon be taking trash from in the post-game lobby. 'Could y'all say what's up to my 'lil bro? He doesn't believe this is real.'
It may seem daft in an age where '20 million people are doing it' on Modern Warfare 2, but weeks after launch in November 2004, that was exactly the response elicited by Halo 2's staggering online multiplayer suite."