THE DEFINITIVE FPS EXPERIENCE
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Collection takes a buffet approach with its design.
Besides having Halo 1 through 4 in their original form, the collection also bundles the re-mastered Halo: CE Anniversary plus and introduces a newly done up Halo 2: Anniversary. In many ways, this is the star of the collection. Often considered the black sheep of the series for the rushed ending and dual protagonists, the Anniversary edition comes with Full HD support and amazing cutscenes done by the folks who did Halo 4’s retina-melting ones.
Needless to say, once you team up the timeless gameplay of the series with more modern graphics, For less than RM200, you are getting a master class in the console age of FPS design along with a lesson in how the genre has evolved, from the dual wielding in Halo 2 to armor perks of Halo 4. This collection is a reminder that Halo has flourished not on just its brand name alone but because of just how consistently good each entry has been.
All the games, from the original to the latest Halo 4, had excellent storytelling, huge sandboxes and some of the best AI along with map design and production values that hold up till today. It is not a stretch to say that many of today’s shooter favorites owe a lot to Halo. The real question is, should you still get this collection if you’ve already played all the previous games before, including the Halo: CE Anniversary Edition back in 2011? The answer is, yes.
Simply put, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is kind of like a make-yourown-Halo adventure. All the campaign chapters from all four games are unlocked from the get go. You can play the whole game start to finish for a truly memorable ride through nostalgia or you can customize that playlist in any way you want. You will also have full access to all the skulls and other game modifiers from across the games too. You could almost say that the Master Chief