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Halo 5 Guardians (Xbox One) Review

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“Through progression, it would appear the interesting layers of the universe – gripping religious fanaticism and necessity of war – are being excised for a playable essay against progressive technology. Halo is stepping into Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke’s territory. What was once so unique has fallen into the derivative and intellectually stymied.”

Read my full review of Halo 5 Guardians at GameSkinny

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection (Xbox One) Review

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“And now Master Chief Collection. Spaceballs was right – it is the search for more money. While film audiences groan and even chuckle internet-wide at errant remake announcements, video game players accept them, willingly, excitedly. That’s what bankable numbers do. X number of maps and Y guns and Z levels; merchandising campaigns write themselves.

Such a release claims Halo was initially crippled. Without the assistance of original developer Bungie, 343 debilitates it further. George Lucas revisits Star Wars and fans revolt, spending hours re-cutting and remastering on their own time to recreate what they knew. Gaming fans spend another $60.”

Read my full Halo: The Master Chief Collection review at Pulp365

 

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