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post #31 of 49
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I am not trying to be a jerk or anything of that nature, I am actually very curious but how many people here who think it has 'gone down hill' have read the books also?
I read "Fall of Reach" and "The Flood" (Halo 1). Fall of Reach was really good, but The Flood was lacking a bit. If they go all the way with another Halo game, I'd like to see it from the early days, like Reach or Harvest (wait, the Spartans weren't around then, right?).

Need to read the other books though...
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I've read the books, which were awesome, and played the games. I think the games were good but could have done a better job with the story line. I would REALLY like them to make a game based on the Ghosts of Onyx. There is so much back story to the halo universe that isn't even mentioned in the games, that I think it would help make amends to people who have felt wronged by the slightly awkward Halo storyline. You'd be able to introduce other interesting Spartan II's in the game and add in the new Spartan III's. As well as travel accross many different kinds of terrain and experience anything from stealth missions to big battles. I think you could really make something great out of it if done right. But that's just my
    
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Halo 3 ended Halo's Awesomeness. I'm sure its just gonna be down hill from here as RAFFY said.
    
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Lets all make the obvious, LotR jokes, AHAHAHAHa.... anyways, Ghosts of Onyx is really great and a game based around it would be awesome especially with the slow deterioration of the Spartain III's mental state and the Dyson Sphere of sorts. Fred ftw.
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post #35 of 49
The only way they could make a good Halo storyline is if Valve made it. And they aren't about to soil their reputation with that series anytime soon.
Besides, how many college frat guys (stereotype, but pretty true) actually give the first thought to storyline? They wouldn't know the first thing about a good game if they saw it.
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post #36 of 49
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I only ask because if you read the books, you actually understand more of the background story and helps the story move along in the games. I felt the same way about it going downhill until I read the books. I can't wait till they release more books.
the story was clear to me without even reading the books, but regardless if I did or not - the story just flat out sucks after the first game. The only thing that makes Halo.... "Halo" is the multiplayer. Take that out of the equation and you've got a below average game.
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post #37 of 49
I believe Bungie talked about this a year ago about how Jackson was gonna make a game. I'm not sure if it had ties with the planned movie at the time, but now I guess we will see what it brings. Either way more Halo for me = more excitement
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post #38 of 49
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The insane estimated cost to make the movie made all movie studios run away.

So it could either be good or bad, way to cover the spectrum.

And if anyone wants more Halo, read the books, they are great and let you know more about the characters. A great deal more actually and lets you know there is so much left to be untold or delved into in new titles; movies, books and games.
awe, too bad. I wanted epic Master Chief action on the big theater screen

Also looking forward to Halo Wars, as long as its not a 360-only title
Hopefully these new bungie-funded games won't even touch the 360... I'm sure they'll be for PC though *hopes*

BTW I have read 3 of the books, Fall of Reach, The Flood, and First Strike. They were ok.
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post #39 of 49
Well to each their own but there are things you wouldn't understand in the games unless you read the books, for example the cryptic cortana 'flashbacks' in three.
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post #40 of 49
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Hes from New Zealand.

Anyone see one of his first movies Bad Taste? lol
Indeed. Hurrah for New Zealand and our sheep and cows and trees and such...

I'm sure Peter Jackson will do a fine job on the writing, cinematic-style gaming is the best kind.
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