Evolution of Halo: Part 1

Velocity Gamer: Microsoft entered the console race at the beginning of the 21st century with their Xbox. The date was November 15th, 2001 and Microsoft launched with quite a few launch games including Project Gotham Racing, Dead or Alive 3, Arctic Thunder, and Fusion Frenzy. Microsoft needed some big hitters; something to attract other console owners to this new SKU other than multi-platform releases. Recently acquired developer, Bungie Studios, was up for the task. Bungie had developed Halo originally for Apple, one of Microsoft's major competitors.

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BrightFalls763260d ago

I was there overnight at Target for the launch of the original Xbox and picked up Project Gotham, Dead or Alive, Oddworld and Halo. Halo blew me away and like so many others was hooked for a long time to come. Then Halo 2 came out and personally it's been one big dissapointment after another. I don't care about the remake, Halo 4 or anything else that has the term Halo in it. I would argue this is an example of a series that started out great and has de-evolved.

Winkle923260d ago (Edited 3260d ago )

I disagree. Halo has always been at the forefront of gaming originality, creativity, and just plain fun. Not to mention it has perfected it's fps mechanics as it has evolved. Though I can't wait to start all over again Nov. 15th!