Gaming Halo: Infinite


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For me, the Halo stories falter when they try to follow more than one protagonist. When the stories veer away from Chief & Cortana, and instead focus on Arbiter, or Lock it loses momentum. Halo 4 I liked because it was very solidly on Chief & Cortana. I loved the cutscenes.

Halo 5 I had issues with any mission that had Locke as the POV. Same with any of the Halo 2/3 Arbiter missions. Not that Keith David isn't an amazing actor, but I never really cared for the non-Chef POV missions. I usually skip them as quick as possible.
See, I always viewed the Halo story as man vs covenant, with the surprise twist of the halo purpose/flood thrown in the middle. Master Chief was just a piece of that story.
 
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See, I always viewed the Halo story as man vs covenant, with the surprise twist of the halo purpose/flood thrown in the middle. Master Chief was just a piece of that story.
I did love the exploration and lore of the Forerunners and Covenant in the first 3 games. Lots of world building in those 3. Near the mid/end of Halo 3 when Chief finally boards High Charity to get Cortana back.

I listened to EVERYTHING 343 had to say during the Library mission in Halo 1. I probably explored every nook and cranny of the Covanant and Forerunner structures in Halo 1. I love games steeped in World Building and Lore.

I really wish Mass Effect would make it as a TV series. So much potential. I don't think a movie would work as well, not enough time for world building and character development.
 

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I noticed the music was fantastic over this last weekends beta so I found it on YouTube. Damn, they are hitting all the right notes on this. Skip to 37:15 for the best part.

 

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I’m with you, always loved the campaigns. With that being said, they lost me with 4 and 5. Halo 1-3, ODST and reach are all great stories. Halo 4 and 5 tried to be too “grand” imo and missed the mark. Excited for what 6 has as it appears to be more grounded.
Never even finished 5 because this....story just felt bland or redone
 

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I hope we get to fight unnecessarily hard robots again.
 

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Campaign looks fun. But without co op at launch, I might wait to play it.

Alot of it sounds Far Cryish... strongholds especially.
 

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According to Turk Turk, multiplayer is launching early on Monday.
 

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Based on the pretty substantiated rumors I’m reading, gamepass members get early access to MP this Monday.
 

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Well if it's true, see you Monday
 

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If you are a PC bro, it should be on Steam now.
 

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Played a couple quick games. First two attempts I loaded in under the map unable to do anything 😂. After restarting the game I had no issues and seems to run smooth.
 

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Grenades are a fucking joke in this game. I don't care what anyone says.
 

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Aside from that, played for a very trouble free few hours tonight. I am concerned that these maps are going to get stale really fast. Only 3 btb maps (and they play mostly the same imo) and the slayer maps that I've played so far lack any real creativity and are not exciting.

The gameplay is Halo through and through but not sure if that's gonna carry it for months on end.
 

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