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I just played Halo 2 for PC, and I really like what they did with it. Everything looks much better, and even though it is a almost 3 year old game (on Xbox) the graphics and physics still amaze me at times.

So if you have it (or tried it out) what are your opinions/comments on it?
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I'm just upset that Microsoft and Bunjie chose to make it Vista only. I think the fact that the game can run on the original Xbox and yet I need Vista to run it for the PC is a complete joke that is only their to help sell copies of Vista.

I usually defend Microsoft I really do but even I think that is pretty cheap.

But aside from that yeah it was a great game. I personally cant wait for UT2007 Oh and Quake Wars
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post #3 of 24
it's halo, man! of course it's awesome.

btw, i haven't played it yet... so, my opinion may not matter to you.

oh, and if you liked it, get it!
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It's only for Vista?!? Damnit... screw you microsoft, I wanted this game for XP
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I will buy it, but not until the price lowers somewhat.

I still feel very annoyed that Microsoft made pc gamers wait this long for the sequel. Hell, the original Halo on pc is still somewhat populated even after 5-6 years now.
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Screenshots please!
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IMO the graphics are bad for a new game. Especially one that is supposed to be the "Greatest" game "ever". I would think it would be exactly liek the console version.
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IMO the graphics are bad for a new game. Especially one that is supposed to be the "Greatest" game "ever". I would think it would be exactly liek the console version.
IT actually has much better graphics than the original, more so comparable to Halo 3 on X360, from what I've seen at least.
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Well, first you need vista if you don't have it already. I have the game just so you know. I've played through the story, and I loved everything but the ending. It wasn't bad but it left you with a ton of questions afterwards. The way it ended was sorta like a movie so...thats cool I guess. Some cutscenes still look bad, and some look really great.

Keep in mind that this game takes a lot to run, my pc kept skipping through battles and cutscenes. DROVE ME CRAZY. I missed half of the story because of it.

And I'm sure you've seen live on it, which you can access from pressing the home key anytime in game. Everything for multiplayer is the same as it is on the xbox except that on the pc, you can browse which server you want to play.

edit: oh, crap. I just saw your PC specs calvin. You can run this no prob.

editedit: i just beat halo 1! I beat halo 2 before beating halo 1, but I still basically knew what happened before beating it. o.o
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post #10 of 24
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Yeah, I do hate the Vista only thing.

Oh, and they don't support 1440x900 resolutions, so I have to run it at 1280x1024.
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