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Halo 4


4.6 out of 5 stars
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4.63 / 5 based on 278 Reviews

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  • "Not TOO much story line that you feel like you're taking a break from gameplay every 5 seconds for a clip but enough to really feel immersed in the situation." in 18 reviews
  • "The campaign is always fantastic (as usual), online play is competitive and fun, with lots of different matches to play in." in 11 reviews
  • "Halo 4 is one of the best in the series, The graphics can't be beat and the game play is even more exciting now, than ever." in 10 reviews
  • "The take place in parallel with the story as you play as a Spartan team taking care of missions on the side, away from Master Chief." in 9 reviews
  • "Halo 4 has to best the best game ive played in a long time so many multiplayer games like griffball and flood I never get bored with this game I can play all day " in 7 reviews
Hannah J.
535 reviews
I love all Halo games. I am captivated by the story and the gameplay is so fun. The controls are really easy to figure out and is a good alternative to more violent games for younger gamers. I will continue to buy these games and will probably love all of them. 
Lydia C.
Charlotte , Nc
15 reviews
This game has reached my fullest expectations. 343 industries, mircosoft studios and bungie has seriously taken their time to perfect and master cgi graphics and online multi-player games to there fullest potential. the off-line gaming/story mode is short but its straight to the point. this game seriously picks off where halo 3 has left off and give you a serious rush of excitement with each turn. the graphics are seriously thought through. for example you can see the size of the warship and see how master chief is drawfed by the size of the massive warship. size and detail of the environment is simply breath-taken. the online multi-player is really one of the greatest parts of the game that i have ever played. if halo had mated with battlefield 3 and call of duty black ops you would get halo 4. any one who had ever played battlefield 3 would tell you that the smooth-ness of the gameplay is simply the best. you can move freely between aim. call of duty black ops is well known for there infamous kill-streaks aka the more kills you get with-out dying you would unlock your special finishers per-say. what bungie did is they mixed the smooth-ness of the battlefield 3 and the kill-streaks of the call of duty black ops and put into halo 4. the end results was amazing. different weapons loadout, random kill-streaks which is good, because in the online multi-player. you need to fill up a care-package meaning kill-streaks, in order to get the care package you need to kill as much of the enemies as possible. once you filled up the icon of the care-package you can select one of the random 3 kill-streaks. which is 1 powerful weapon, 1 lazer based weapon or a self buff that can either make you faster or a shield overload. the online maps are long or short but the same graphics you see on the offline gameplay you too will see it on the multi-player game. i can seriously discuss everything that i love about this game but i think i cannot sum up all of my thoughts into this limited review. over all this game is the best game for any halo fans or for new people who hated halo to try it out.
Amber C.
Mountain View, CA
47 reviews
I have been playing the Halo series since the beginning. I wasn't quite sure what to expect with the new installment now that Bungee is out of the picture and now 343 is here. I just finished playing the campaign through on legendary and have some thoughts. My basic summary will go first which is: As a video game, it is pretty good; as a Halo game it kinda blows.

The very first thing that struck me was as the game loaded and came onto the screen, I was no longer greeted with the Halo opening suite that I was used to. The soundtrack for the past Halo games is one thing that propels it into being such an amazing game. It is hauntingly beautiful. The new opening suite was just "alright" at best. The soundtrack throughout the entire game was best summed up for me as "meh."

The game play has that similar deja vu feel of the past Halo games and yet felt pretty foreign. Almost like you going out with your high school sweetheart 15 years later. Some of the qualities you know and loved are still there but you really just grew up and changed.

The storyline at times left me scratching my head wondering what the hell just happened. I often felt like maybe I missed something in the last games. Almost as if I accidentally skipped an entire level in a previous game.

The weapons brought back many of the previous that I enjoyed along with some new ones as well. The DMR was a pleasant surprise and felt a lot like the battle rifle which helped out in many cases of combat too far for the spread of an assault rifle but not quite far enough out for using the sniper rifle. The sticky detonator was a pleasant and fun surprise to have some mix-up in battles. The covenant weapons all felt a bit less powerful before, especially the fuel rod cannon and the energy sword (although you still get torn up by the fuel rod in the hands of the enemy, while in your hands it feels much less so). The new Promethean weapons were a bit hit or miss in how much fun or accurate they were. The light rifle and the scattershot felt like a good duo to keep around while the supressor and bolt shot left much to be desired. The Promethean grenades felt like a lot more fluff than fire power (speaking of grenades, all of them seem to have been majorly toned down). The Incineration Cannon was a definite moment of glee to shoot, a new super weapon favorite.

The graphics are quite similar to Halo: Reach and the 10th anniversary of Combat Evolved. Some areas felt way too dark but overall the graphics felt just like the older games.

The story line was just really confusing and left a lot of questions and left me overall pretty annoyed at times. I feel like they kinda took a really weird turn somewhere and I must have been asleep for part of it. I woke up not really knowing where they hell I was, who was driving, or where we were going. The interaction between Cortana and Master Chief was borderline creepy at times as Cortana was made in the image of Halsey and she was practically a mother to 117. There was more than one time where I felt like I was playing a Star Wars video game which was way off from the feeling I get when playing in the Halo universe.

Overall, for a game it was fun. It was an enjoyable FPS with some sci-fi thrown in. However, as a Halo series game, I was left wondering if I will really be happy with the next two in the trilogy from 343. They really didn't do it much justice. I am wondering if I would have rather the series been left with the Forward Unto Dawn forever drifting in space.

Austin K.
8 reviews
Such an amazing game. I played through every single one of the chapters in just a few days. I can honestly say, I was kind of addicted. I love the storyline and the new weapons and enemies that the halo franchise added into this game. The new innovative mods they added to the character customization just made it a hundred times more fun!
Kassandra V.
Hialeah, FL
42 reviews
The game is fantastic in my opinion. The graphics were absolutely outstanding. As far as story goes, it was different, it was dark and sad. I like how they introduced new types of enemies and new antagonist without it being overwhelmingly confusing. (If you don't understand the plot very well, seriously just look at the terminals, they help a lot)
Now for the multiplayer part of the review, I like it a lot better than Halo: Reach that's for damn sure! It takes a whole lot of skill to be a great player in Halo 4 multiplayer. Recently, folks have been saying that the multiplayer sucks and Reach's multiplayer was better. I think people who say that are lacking in the skill department and have little patience. Honestly, the online balances itself out. You just have to have the right mindset and play strategically. A lot has really changed though, so much customization, it is a bit overwhelming. The only playlist I do not like is flood, I think that 343 ruined the infection game type. On a other note, thee is a new thing called specialization. It's a new concept and I for one enjoy it. Basically classes with special abilities. You don't get the ability right away, you have to progress your rank and once you reach a certain level you unlock the ability. Pretty neat. Anyway, I recommend anyone get it!
Ian L.
Peachtree Cty, GA
25 reviews
Halo has been and will always one of my favorite series within the world of video games. I played Halo 1,2 and 3 and loved every single minute of the campaign and matchmaking that I played. But with the release of Halo 3 ODST and Halo Reach I started to doubt the series and was afraid it had run it course. Much to my surprise, and extreme delight, Halo was a fresh breath into the franchise and really made me believe in the magic of the Halo universe again. I loved the Campaign. It was new but still had the feel and emotion of its predecessors and it was a perfect continuation of an already great story. The Matchmaking, to me, was different and at first I did not like it. I wanted the Halo 3 matchmaking back but as I continued to play online and adjust I began to realize how truly great it was. It was new, it was exciting and it brought about a whole new way to play Halo games online. All in all I give this game 4.5/5 stars and definitely a must play. But with all franchises you should play the originals and not skip ahead. ;)
Nicholas T.
Brockton, MA
10 reviews
Halo 3, as we all remember, was a roller coaster of intensity and gruesome war. We followed Masterchief into a semmingly hopeless battle, and left him stranded upon the UNSC Forward Unto Dawn. Then silence for 5 years. Now this.
This game is superb. The first thing you notice as you enter the Campaign is how lovely the cutscenes look. Almost life-life, you find yourself immersed in the world of tomorrow, humans reaching past being just the apex-predators of Earth. By the fourth level, you have been struck with incredible game atmosphere. The game makes you feel tiny, it really does. You find yourself in huge structures, the tops of which are invisible. You gaze upon massive luminous objects that invoke mystery and suspense. You watch as humans are belittled, just when they felt power in the universe. The symbolism is humbling, and the beat-down is enough to make you want to kick any alien butt that even thinks about getting in your way.
The multiplayer? Well. It's a huge improvement on reach. It has incredible feel, like Halo 3's supreme, almost perfect, multiplayer. It shares the balance of Halo 3 too. And it boasts a levelling and unlock system that matches the mastery of the Battlefield and CoD series. Incredible.

FANTASTIC out of 10.
ebonée h.
72 reviews
Gamer Expert Level 2
I have to say that before halo 5 came out the storyline for halo 4 was amazing this may be a spoiler alert but I like how master cheif had to save his A.I. courtana from herself mostly because her expiration date on A.Is was almost up. One more thing i really like with halo 4 is the assainations in campaign and multiplayer when you jump over someone or just behind them 50% of the time you could assainate the target. Also I have one thing I think was bad with halo 4 they really nerf the campaign guns it took almost a mag on grunts and I'm not a bad player I've played halo since i was 7 and yes every halo from halo 1 to halo 5. And now to conclude my reveiw i must say halo is the game where you just wanna chill with your friends and kick some alien butt.
Brittany S.
Aberdeen, SD
367 reviews
Gamer Expert Level 2
Not only did I really really like the campaign on this game but I also really like the multiplayer there was a lot of different options for things and it left open lots of room for your own style lots and lots of fun
Samantha S.
96 reviews
It's crazy to think I've been playing this series of amazing games for over 10 years now. They've changed a lot in that time but I think the changes have been for the better.

I absolutely loved the graphics and the continuation of the story line. Not TOO much story line that you feel like you're taking a break from gameplay every 5 seconds for a clip but enough to really feel immersed in the situation.

Split screen is awesome. I think that's always been a huge part of Halo for me: playing with friends (or now, my husband). I hope that's never taken away in lieu of using just the xbox live multiplayer.

My only caveat, I could've totally tolerated another few hours of material to play! Ha!
Vanessa E.
17 reviews
This game has been out a couple days now. Has anyone played it? I want to buy it.
Dominique W.
46 reviews
What is you favorite halo out of all of them ?
Kelly M.
Poughkeepsie, NY
22 reviews
How can we review this game when it's not even out yet? The game is out on November 6, 2012. Maybe Influenster wants to create hype, but I don't feel fair writing a review until I actually play the game.
Rachel H.
Moulton, AL
21 reviews
Will you Pre-order Halo 4 or get it in-store on November 6th?
Christine T.
Staten Island, NY
196 reviews
Anyone leses boyfriend addicted to this? haha

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