Reviews and Problems with Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
2 September 2013
Summary: It was ten years ago that Halo: Combat Evolved was released on the original Xbox. The series would go on to create a standard for the first-person shooter genre and arguably help secure the Xbox as a household name.
Pros: Beautiful HD restoration, Same excellent Halo gameplay we know and love
Cons: Multiplayer taken from Reach, not the original, Driving still SUCKS
Xbox 360 Review - 'Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary'
1 January 2012
Summary: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a remastered version of the original Halo campaign, created in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the franchise, featuring a bounty of new features, including cooperative play over Xbox Live, a bundle of multiplayer maps reimagined for Xbox Live, new...
Excerpt: The importance of the original Halo on the original Xbox can’t be overstated, nor can it be denied. While not the very first console-based first-person shooter, it was the one that popularised the idea of this genre on anything other than a computer while the game’s resultant success no doubt played...
Conclusion: Halo: Combat Evolved is a good overall package. Playing the campaign is like visiting with an awesome old friend that you haven’t seen in a while. The multiplayer, though, is too barebones to feel like it’s worth the $40 price tag.
Review: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Microsoft Xbox 360)
7 December 2011
Summary: : Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a strong remake of its predecessor and shows that the game holds up well enough a decade after the fact, but while it’s still a solid game and there’s a good amount of content to it, it still shows its age and limitations on consideration.
Well-made but bloody overhaul of classic alien shooter.
Common Sense Media
7 December 2011
Summary: Parents need to know Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a violent first-person shooter that has players killing thousands of aliens with all kinds of weapons of both the modern (shotguns, pistols, sniper rifles) and futuristic/alien (plasma cannons and needle guns) varieties.