Halo 2 (2004)

9.5 After completing Halo: Combat Evolved, I was left with many more mixed feelings than when I finished Halo: Reach. Though the gameplay in Combat Evolved was tight, the level design left a lot to be desired, the story was largely bland, and I often lost track of what exactly I was supposed to be…

Halo: Combat Evolved (2001)

8.75 Revolutionary. It’s a word that is thrown around way too much, but it’s also the very definition of what Halo: Combat Evolved was to the gaming world as a whole upon its release in 2001. Before Halo, First Person Shooters were, at best, a niche genre of videogames in a market dominated by platforming…

Halo: Reach (2010)

9.75 When I woke up two days ago, I had never experienced a Halo game. That’s not entirely true; over a decade ago I had played the original with Matthew Fisher, one of my best friends at the time, who had an XBOX (I didn’t), but I didn’t accomplish much besides adding my own plasma…