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Originally Posted by paulerxx View Post

Obviously you're wrong, Call Of Duty and Halo are more popular than basically every PC game..Ever...Isn't that enough to prove you wrong? No amount of twisting reality will change that.

O_O you sure about that? because im sure any blizzard title would challenge your statement
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Still a great game regardless. Quit complaining.
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that's kind of a legit point, whatever happened to unreal tournament?

UT3 bombed.

What happened really is people began to ask for more from a shooter then just a multiplayer package and the CoD/Battlefields of the world were easier and more fun to play. To the masses anyway.

Halo sort of sits in that in between zone between modern shooters and shooters of the past. If you read the reviews of Halo 4 one of the few criticisms is that is feels 'old'. In fact EGM said the game should have iron sights sort of completely missing the point and not realizing that fundamentally changes the speed of a game.

Personally though and I think many Halo fans also feel this way that 'old' feeling is precisely why Halo is still relevant and unique.
    
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yeah halo definitely got its roots from UT and Quake, I think one of the main reasons halo is so successful is the story, there are countless books, even the miniseries which millions of people watched. in UT single player campaign was non existant, you pretty much play against bots on multiplayer maps. Quake did have campaign mode, but it does not compare to halo.. the master chief is just an infamous character among gaming, they never show his face, there are still rumors that he is chuck norris... at the end of halo 1 where he takes the helmet off, somebody modded it to see his face only, to find out he takes off the helmet and reveals another helmet underneath lmao!!!
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Doesn't give a fps boost, doesn't improve the graphics, doesn't remove the auto-aim, and costs alot tongue.gif

And it can get you banned if enough people report you.
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Halo sort of sits in that in between zone between modern shooters and shooters of the past. If you read the reviews of Halo 4 one of the few criticisms is that is feels 'old'. In fact EGM said the game should have iron sights sort of completely missing the point and not realizing that fundamentally changes the speed of a game.
Personally though and I think many Halo fans also feel this way that 'old' feeling is precisely why Halo is still relevant and unique.

That's exactly how I feel.  Halo is one of the few franchises left that has that classic feel.  Almost everything else post-COD4 has tried to cater to that game's demographic.  Whatever your opinion of the series might be, no one can deny that it has developed and refined it's own distinctive style that is very different from most modern shooters.

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I love some parts of the game like the new armor abilities, and custom loadouts, but I dislike the Kill Cams and weapon drops. I really dislike the grenade/weapon indicators and friendly fire being turned off.

Reach is much better as far as the multiplayer gameplay goes.

My favorite new weapon is the Sticky Detonator. You can destroy people with it.
Edited by BeerPowered - 11/7/12 at 9:07pm
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Sounds like: Halo: CoD Edition

Look what happened to ME. Lost it's original charm from 1 to 3.
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im not surprised but i have no intention of buying their garbage console just for a crappy game.
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Somehow Microsoft deduced it would be MORE profitable to keep Halo 4 XBox-exclusive and neglect the 2 other major platforms? If Halo 4 came out on PC then it would've seen at least TWICE the sales...so yes, I am very much surprised. Or perhaps it's the case of...well, I'll put it in Yahtzee's own words:
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I suspect mainly its support comes from it being Xbox exclusive, because fanboys will angrily defend aggressive wasps if they're exclusively nested inside Xbox casings.
(so bloody true)

I keep reading all these reviews of how amazing Halo 4 apparently is, but I still can't give a toss because it restricts itself to a single platform in an era where consoles are lightyears behind PC's and PC sales are higher than ever before due to digital sales.
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Still a great game regardless. Quit complaining.
This comment makes no sense whatsoever. You can't come to OCN and say "still a great game stop complaining" because the majority of people don't own an XBox 360 nor are silly enough to buy one today, unless it's at some garage sale for $10. So we'll never know for ourselves whether it's a great game or not.
Edited by Tippy - 11/8/12 at 2:26am
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