Created in celebration of the 10th anniversary of one of the most beloved franchises in gaming history, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a spectacularly remastered version of the original Halo campaign. Bundled with seven of the most popular multiplayer maps in Halo history ready for Xbox LIVE, Halo: Anniversary will include a bounty of new features including cooperative play over Xbox LIVE, Achievements, new challenges, and new fiction to uncover.
How many gamers under the age 18 do you think have played Halo: Combat Evolved? I'm talking the original Halo, big and bulky Xbox, chunky controller with the black and white buttons. Not many. A game that put Microsoft on the console gaming map, and largely changed what we expect from first-person shooters, should be a prerequisite for picking up a controller to play any other video game. Okay, so I'm exaggerating a bit, but you'd be surprised how many younger gamers (I'm talking 18 and under) haven't played the first game in the Halo trilogy. The thing is, you can't really blame them. I'm sure when they were getting into gaming, they started on the Xbox 360—if they went the Microsoft console route, that is. Sure, I get worked in Halo: Reach by these... Read Review