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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Remake but for Fans/Newbies Only, November 15, 2011
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
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This review is from: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Video Game)
I bought the original Xbox in order to play Halo as I'd heard nothing but good things about it. I spent a decent amount of time in college screwing around in the split screen multiplayer, that's for sure.

Let me just say that this is a completely faithful rendition. The gameplay is exactly the same, the checkpoints are exactly where they were, it's pretty neat. It's a little strange though to take a step back in terms of control. I had to retrain my brain to the older style of Halo gameplay. Not that there's anything wrong with it, it's just different.

I'd say that Halo: Reach still looks a bit crisper and graphically entertaining, but, this gives Halo 3 and ODST a run for their money. It's also fun to switch the graphics between classic and redone with the push of a button. It's funny thinking back and saying "oh man this looks so awesome!" and then seeing how gorgeous things look time. Progress marches on I suppose.

So is it worth it? Kinda.

If you've never played Halo and want an introduction to the series it's perfect. If you're a huge Halo fan and want to experience the magic all over again, also perfect. If you kind of like Halo and want to check this out, maybe wait for a price reduction or rent it.
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Initial post: Nov 15, 2011 6:38:13 AM PST
T. Burns says:
multiplayer? any thoughts?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2011 8:40:55 AM PST
M. Mizov says:
It's Halo: Reach with Halo 1 maps (literally). So if you like that multiplayer, go for it.
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