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Halo: The Master Chief Collection now on Steam

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Kem0sabe, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. Kem0sabe Arcane

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    https://www.halowaypoint.com/en-us/games/halo-the-master-chief-collection





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  2. karoliner Magister

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    I only played the original Halo and i thought it was pretty poor. Were the sequels better?
     
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    No. Better-looking, maybe.

    I'm surprised that they are also releasing it on Steam, such a release would have been a good occasion to bring more users/buyers to their shit store. Or maybe they are going to make good on their promises to support gaming on PC?
     
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    If you look up the word mediocre, I'm sure you'll see a picture of a Halo cover. Most overhyped FPS series ever because the console kids hadn't really played anything but Goldeneye before the first one.

    At least they'll be playable since they're free from the clutches of the FPS killing gamepads.
     
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  5. Dexter Arcane

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    As noted in the other thread, it's the Remastered/Anniversary versions of Halo 1+2:



    Also note that the Steam Store page sez:
     
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    Halo Reach has the best campaign in the series.
     
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  7. baud Cipher Patron

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    I was answering to karoliner who was asking whether the sequels were better than the original; I was not talking about the games from the master chief collection.

    I'm pretty sure my hotmail account got linked to a Xbox live account, even if I never had a Xbox.
     
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    Halo 3 was one of the first games I ever played and it holds a special place in my heart. I am seriously excited for this.
     
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  10. Dawkinsfan69 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    I remember Halo 1 being fun because it was on PC and pistols would 1-shot kill with headshots so you could pistol snipe people from across the map

    I vaguely remember playing some sequels at friend's houses and getting my ass kicked because it was on a stupid console

    Weird, I actually like the lack of detail in the original better
     
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  11. Alexios Savant Patron

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    Those remastered versions have major George Lucas syndrome.
     
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  12. Dexter Arcane

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    Personally I'd rather play a shooter nowadays with NPCs and enemies that look like people rather than stiff Minecraft characters with animations that look like they got a stick up their arse and landscapes that don't resemble a 10 minute Unity Tutorial, and the Remakes seem like a big plus:



    I've actually brought this up several times in the past as an example of how a successful Remaster should be done. I'd be rather disappointed if they just re-released the Originals, since they were already available on PC and one of the primary reasons I didn't bother back in the day was that they were ugly as fuck even back then compared with contemporary PC games e.g. Max Payne for instance came out around the same time.
     
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    If this annoys you so much, I think you can switch to the original graphics with the press of a key.
     
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    Guys you should play Republic Commando. It's the best Halo game out there.
     
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    looking forward to replaying all of them in co-op and then completely ignoring the multiplayer for halo: reach because it is abject dogshit
     
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  16. GrainWetski Arcane

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    High praise.

    :lol:
     
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    I'm partial to ODST's campaign due to how low key it is in term's of it's premise; You're just a rookie ODST trying to find out what happened to the rest of your team after a botched aerial insertion and aren't some grand hero that majorly affects the outcome of the war (although you do contribute by helping the rest of the team complete their mission once found).
     
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  18. passerby Savant

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    You'll be able to switch between original and remaster graphics any time.

    Citation needed: Halo Anniversary and Halo 2 Anniversary from Master Chief Collection have "classic mode", I see no reason why would they change it on PC.
     
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  19. baud Cipher Patron

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    Now I'm thinking of buying a new computer for this; I think my 7-year old laptop won't be up to the task
     
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  20. Alexios Savant Patron

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    The multiplayer is probably going to be dead on arrival anyway since zoomers have never heard of Halo and won't be filling up the lobbies.
     
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  21. Kem0sabe Arcane

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    The staged released sounds just like a money grab, while you can buy most of them bundled or hravully discounted on the Xbox, they will milk this for all they can on steam.
     
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    I played the original and it was shit, then tried Halo 2 and it wasn't really better.

    The style was interesting, the music was good, the gunplay was so-so, the level design was terrible to the point it makes Kileak: The Blood look good in comparison.
     
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    Its refreshing being not some special snowflake that gets something done due to actual skills instead of having awesome button bestowed upon you.
    I think that was kinda HALO original direction as sure, you were a SPARTAN but that was before all the sperg about SPARTAN being enhanced supersoldiers trained from childhood (as being KIDNAPPENED into the project) that were the very best of the best of the best that is kinda were HALO devolved into, even Cortana was just a AI help you had more or less back in the day before being John's Waifu.
     
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    I played the PC versions of the first 2 Halos - the first was mildly amusing with fun multi but the second was a real letdown. The constraints of the original X-Box design were pretty clear with the levels looking like they were designed via cookie-cutting the same assets over and over again in slightly different combinations.

    Now if they were to release all the Gears of War titles on PC I'd be more interested - as I never got to play 2 or 3.
     
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  25. Valestein Arcane Patron

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    I'd dig having 2 (which is my fave campaign) ,3 and Judgment on the PC as well, and would be a :d1p:for me.
     
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