Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Review

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a 2011 science fiction first-person shooter action video game that was developed by 343 Industries, published by Microsoft Studios and released for the Xbox One and Xbox 360.  Serving as a remake of 2001’s Halo: Combat Evolved details the story of a super soldier named the Master Chief and his A.I. companion, Cortana, as they explore the artificial ringworld called Halo while combating the Covenant, a group of aliens bent on mankind’s destruction. Positives: Great characters Great story Competitive Multiplayer Terrific Score Great graphics Great voice…

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Halo: Reach Review

Halo: Reach is a 2010 science fiction first-person shooter action video game developed by Bungie, published by Microsoft Game Studios.  Serving as a prequel to Halo: Combat Evolved and released for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, the story follows a group of Spartans known as Noble Team, who are deployed to the human world known as Reach which is under attack by a collection of aliens known as the Covenant. Positives: Great characters with personality Great voice performances Great visual effects Engaging story Great score Challenging gameplay Negatives: Linear campaign…

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Far Cry 4 Review

Far Cry 4 is 2014 an open world action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal, published by Ubisoft, and released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.  Serving as the fourth main installment in the Far Cry series, set in Kyrat, the story follows Ajay Ghale who is caught in a civil war between Kyrat’s Royal Army, controlled by tyrannical king Pagan Min, and a rebel movement called the Golden Path. Positives: Massive open-world Great voice performances Great score Memorable characters Good story…

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Far Cry 3 Review

Far Cry 3 is a 2012 open world action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Massive, Red Storm Entertainment, Ubisoft Shanghai, and Ubisoft Reflections and published by Ubsioft released for the Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.  Serving as the third installment in the Far Cry series, set on a tropical island, the story follows protagonist Jason Brody who must save his friends, who have been kidnapped by pirates and escape from the island and its unhinged inhabitants. Positives: Massive open-world Great graphics Great characters Great voice…

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Halo: Combat Evolved Review

Halo: Combat Evolved is a 2001 first-person shooter video game that was developed by Bungie Studios and released for the Xbox, Xbox 360, and PC. It is the first game in the Halo franchise and details the story of a super soldier named the Master Chief and his A.I. companion, Cortana, as they explore the artificial ringworld called Halo while combating the Covenant, a group of aliens bent on mankind’s destruction. Positives: Extensive campaign Great voice performances Great soundtrack Competitive multiplayer  Interesting story Negatives: Dated graphics Linear campaign Campaign:  Features…

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Halo 2 Review

Halo 2 is a 2004 military science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie Studios and published in Microsoft Game Studios.  It is the second installment in the Halo franchise, released for the Xbox, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows; the story follows Master Chief and Cortana who lead humanity in the conflict with Covenant while alternately following the Arbiter who must prevent civil war within the Covenant. Positives: Great voice performances Great soundtrack Good characters Good story Extensive campaign Competitive multiplayer Negatives: Dated graphics Linear campaign Campaign:  The campaign…

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