Original Gamer: "10 years ago, Halo was unleashed onto gaming public and has sold millions along with earning multiple critic awards. What spurred this rabid popularity? These are the Top 5 Reasons Halo is Popular."
It was fun and it still is. Maybe its taken ALOT more seriously now.... which is fine I suppose, but takes away ALOT of the enjoyability.
I hope the Halo Anniversary game brings back all that classic fun. Nah it'll be probably filled with bunch of griefers.
MS spends more money advertising it stuff more than making it and im not a mac fan but this is a really spot-on http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Loved Halo Reach but I still play Halo 3. The formula is just great but honestly, I enjoy the world of Halo. The Halo lore is pretty deep.
Halo 3 was waaaaaaayyy better than Halo: Reach imo. But yeah I still play Reach, not as much as Halo 3 tho (total play time)
The main reason is because it's so accessible. Anybody can jump in and play Halo.
Sure, but play it well? Eh maybe.
just like blops....>.>
Completely disagree... Halo 3 was probably one of the most fully featured and balanced MP games of ALL time. It was crazy how good the online was in that game. And unlike blops, among the higher tiers of players, you had absolutely no chance of beating those guys because Halo requires consistency and skill. Both of which aren't a part of the COD series
I rock at CoD but suck at Halo. IDK if it's just me, but I think Halo actually requires effort to be really good.
Don't forget it wrote the book on how to make an FPS work well on a console, as well as introduced many features that are used into days FPS, like regenerating health and the weapon system.
Actually, Halo is not very accessable. Call of Duty is the game series that is only popular because of its accessability, whereas Halo involved a fair amount of skill.
Halo u need communication and teamwork. CoD on the other hand.. it ummm, well... spray and pray :D :P lol
i dont know, its average. in my opinion
After reading your comment history I can see why you would say that.
you took the time to read my comment history? AND I GUESS ITS BLASPHEMY NOT TO BE ALL OVER HALOS NUTS ON N4G.
GTFO Sony Fanboy . Why r u even here giving ur opinion when you don't even own a single halo game, or better yet even care?
NUMBER 6.... "They have nothing else."
Simply because it is fun!
lack of options, theres no other games! i kid i kid, but seriously, its the advertising. advertising works really well on young kids :P
"lack of options, theres no other games!" You do realize that Halo was a console seller? People directly purchased the Xbox just to get their hands on this title. So the fact of how many other titles were available are somewhat pointless in this case.
Halo is the true definition of a killer app. It woudnt be n exaggeration to say that without Halo we wouldn't have the 360.
it was a joke...lol
Halo is a great series, It's not my fav, but still great. I wish MS would give more Halo love to PC, but I can understand why they don't. More of a Half Life and Doom fan, but Halo comes in right after.
It is simply the best shooter experience on the market. The story, the multiplayer, the gameplay, the variety are still unmatched. Sure there ate games with better graphics, but Halo proves that you don't need those for a good gaming experience.
its fun but the energy sword noobs gets fucking annoying
Not when you stick a grenade to the side of their head. I think that’s one of the main reason Halo is so revered, it's balance. For every weapon there is a way to counter it. For example, I had a guy running at me with the Energy Sword, I threw a grenade at him, it stuck, then hit armor lock (of course this was Reach) and BOOM. There are just so many options it’s unreal. I know Halo get’s a lot of hate, and love around here, but to me it’s one of the best gaming experiences out there. It’s just plain fun, and isn’t that why we game in the first place isn’t it. It’s one of the few games I actually get a rush of, and to me that’s quite a accomplishment for any game if you ask me. I know I have had hours and hours of fun on every Halo game, and I can't wait for anniversary, I just hope the give the same treatment to Halo 2. I would love to be able to play threw the whole trilogy on this gens hardware with upgraded graphics.
LOL for blocking me. I consider that as running away. Anyhoo....here's my reply. I live in Finland so you need to do a little more driving than 10 hours to get me. What's interesting is that you pick me out of all those messages and call me a fanboy no matter how much bs other people say in there. Are you sure you yourself are not a fanboy? Selective reading comprehension...or just plain old biased blindness? I'm a 253 pound bodybuilder so it would be fun to take you on. It's great exersize.
@insomnium2 just because your a body builder doesn't mean you can kick everyones ass. And 253 pounds sounds like your a little on the slow moving side
Well being big doesn't mean being slow. It's kinda relative to talk about speed like this. A 280 pound Brock Lesnar is much faster than many lighter guys. Same with Cain Velasques. Is he slow? Who are you comparing their speed with? Who are you comparing my speed with? All you do is generalize and say that based solely on my weight I'm on the slow moving side. Another point is that what does being slower mean then? That you automaticly win over me no matter your physique since you are lighter? Believe me it might be fun and all but you are going to have to whether a storm before you can even begin to hope for a victory. Proven by UFC. What happened to BJ Penn once he stepped up a weightclass and challenged GSP? Yeah he got absolutely raped in there.
The game mechanics is perfect. Everything from the movement, shooting mechanics, and vehicles is just perfection. And it's the only FPS on the console market that takes immense skill to be one of the good ones. Their is a reason why MLG, the premiere video game league, has Halo as it's main event.
css best fps eva
2 words. Tea bagging.
I haven't been playing Halo a lot lately I'm back into Gears 2 and MW2 I'm a Hero and I noticed that I keep dying in firefight even though I'v gotten a lot better because i tend to jump and spam my dmr at the jackals when the crosshair is aiming at the center of their hand and it doesn't work because the bloom spreads a lot the same can be said about when theres a group of grunts but then again I can't jump and zoom because it's impossibe to hit multiple headshots with 5x zoom at close range and I can't get a multi kill without zoom too because of the bloom if only they put a higher sensitivity and make it an option to turn off aim assist
I don't like it.... At all. I regret asking for the first one for my birthday. Counter-Strike was way more my style. I guess to each his own.
@ halosucksballs hahahah that made me laugh. created an account just for this article and survive for 3 bubbles. N4G=THIS
Its a franchise that keeps on delivering.
It's easy to get into yet requires skill to actually be good.
halo multiplayer is really really good between halo 3 and uncharted 2 i can play those multiplayer for hours and hours only come off from fear of my system crampin out
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