25 of 31 people found the following review helpful
Fun at times, not bad, not outstanding, just good.,
This review is from: Halo 3 - Classics Edition (Xbox 360) (CD-ROM)
Halo 3 is a pretty decent game overall, sporting some nice graphics (lol at the ps3 fanboy in another 'review') which while not crysis or killzone 2 esque is certainly very nice and anyone calling them 'poor' obviously only plays crysis on a nuclear powered computer, has a poor tv.. or is a troll/fanboy. :P
Single player campaign.. eeeeh.. alright.. standard halo plot really.. and without going into too much of a spoiler.. yes there are the flood.. yes you do blow up a halo ring.. again.. and its got some brilliant voice work on it (the number of celebs on it is.. suprising to say the least).
The campaign is much better coop in my opinion.. particularly when you have 4 people on legendary difficulty all screaming 'OH GOD I'M ABOUT TO DIE *Gets sticky naded*'. And its with friends where you'll end up getting the most fun out of this game, instead of say playing by yourself on a dodgy old tv. >__>
Multiplayer is pretty solid, though you do suffer the usual types who play this game to the point of bizarre obession as you do in every game, but you can a have lot of fun. Balanced maps, vehicles and weapons, with few weapons feeling redundant generally.. plus consistent stat tracking on bungie.net and the theatre keeping your last 20 or so games saved for you to watch from any angle, as any player or as an invisible spectator, taking pictures as you want.
Wouldnt suggest playing it after say, battlefield bad company or Call of duty as you will probably find the multiplayer feels slow in comparison, but you can have a lot of fun on it, as long as you have some buddies with you.
But thats just me.
An 'essential' purchase? Probably not but you could do worse, if you have money to burn/lots of friends still playing it then sure buy it. You could spend it on a lot worse.. say.. haze?
Also I really wish people were more realitic with their reviews/the rampant fandom I see spewed about here just got lost..
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