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Halo Full Reviews

(Reviews are listed in the order they were published.)


Total Reviews: 183 Average: 95%



RevolutionSF Posted:
January 07, 2002
Overall Rating:
10/10
"The most astounding thing about Halo, however, is the near-psychotic attention to detail."


GameTeam Xbox
(French)
Posted:
January 05, 2002
Overall Rating:
9.5/10
"Halo demonstrates that a first person shooter can be truly playable on a console."


Game Critics Posted:
January 03, 2002
Overall Rating:
8.5/10
"In the end, Halo delivers as Bungie's and Microsoft's showcase release for the Xbox."


Game Critics
(Second review)
Posted:
January 03, 2002
Overall Rating:
10/10
"I realize that Halo is not only the most polished, unique shooter ever created, but a pivotal step in the evolution of its oft-recycled genre."


Got Apex Posted:
January 02, 2002
Overall Rating:
10/10
"Perhaps the best way to describe the single-player experience is equvalent to actually interacting with your favorite action movie."


The Next Level Posted:
January 01, 2002
Overall Rating:
A+
"It's the kind of game that you'll remember playing when your nieces and nephews are busy toying with Kraft Foods' 1024-bit DVD-changing solar-powered virtual reality system suitable for up to 16 players."


ConsoleWar Posted:
December 29, 2001
Overall Rating:
9/10
"Although I am against buying a console for one game, Halo is a very good reason to buy an Xbox, and definitely a killer app."


Xbox City Posted:
December 27, 2001
Overall Rating:
4.8/5.0
"love at first kill"


Xbox XTreme Posted:
December 27, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.5/10
"Halo is by far the ground breaking game for Xbox."


Xbox Gamers Posted:
December 27, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.9/10
"The sheer attention to detail will leave you wondering how they found time to work on the rest of the game."


Xbox Gaming Posted:
December 27, 2001
Overall Rating:
98%
"Overall, this game is the best game to hit the Xbox"


Xbox Advance Posted:
December 26, 2001
Overall Rating:
97%
"Get your surround sound gear out and crank up the volume and be prepared to have neighbors knocking at your door in anger!"


Khabal Gaming Posted:
December 26, 2001
Overall Rating:
8.5/10
"Overall this game has lived up to what was promised to the gamers. "


Xbox Addict Posted:
December 25, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"This is, without a doubt, the game of the year."


Consoles-France.com
(French)
Posted:
December 24, 2001
Overall Rating:
95%
"Halo is a must-have title for all those who plan to buy an Xbox."


TFH Gaming Posted:
December 23, 2001
Overall Rating:
80%
"Halo is a beautiful game marred by a bad control scheme and poor level design near the end of the game."


Gaming Illustrated Posted:
December 23, 2001
Overall Rating:
80/100
"Halo is a beautiful game marred by a bad control scheme and poor level design near the end of the game."


GameAddicts Posted:
December 22, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.5/10
"The graphics are just mind blowing, the sound was perfect, the music very mood fitting, and the story was incredibly intriguing."


Xbox Hotgames Posted:
December 20, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"But the combination of fascinating graphics, solid game play, and long-term playability make Halo not only a great shooter, but a flagship game for the X-Box - and that's just a slice of Heaven you don't want to pass up."


Gamer's Voice Posted:
December 20, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"HALO is far too encompassing to simply classify it as a 'shooter'. It takes gaming to an entirely different level, much like Super Mario 64 did for N64 way back in its day."


HotGames Posted:
December 20, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"The combination of fascinating graphics, solid game play, and long-term playability make Halo not only a great shooter, but a flagship game for the X-Box"


ESCMag Posted:
December 18, 2001
Overall Rating:
9/10
"Halo reached out of the TV screen, grabbed me by the lapels, and pulled me in. Willingly, I might add."


Review Palace Posted:
December 17, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"the best orchestrated music I've heard since Symphony of the Night on the Playstation"


Wired Lounge Posted:
December 13, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"A perfect console launch title? Get me a defibrillator my heart has stopped."


Gaming Chronicle Posted:
December 12, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"It is a breath of fresh air in a very stale genre that will make you appreciate the trouble Bungie went through to create this logical, thought provoking game. "


ActionTrip Posted:
December 11, 2001
Overall Rating:
91%
"HALO is the most advanced all-around shooter I've played so far, in a sense that it successfully combines some of the most spectacular team based action and enemy AI, very good visuals and impressive sounds, and it does it all with a lot of style."


Gamerswave Posted:
December 11, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.8/10
"Go ahead, try it. And be prepared to change the way you look at the Xbox."


gameoverDude.com Posted:
December 09, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"I highly recommend this title for anyone who thoroughly enjoys gaming. Just try not to forget to shower and feed your goldfish after you purchase this stunning, highly addictive game."


XboxGate Posted:
December 08, 2001
Overall Rating:
5/5
"Once this game is in your possession the only thing you think about is when will you get time to play it and what extraordinary level is next."


Lost Hours Posted:
December 07, 2001
Overall Rating:
9/10
"Halo is a cinematic pleasure rollercoaster without the guardrail."


Xbox Maniacs Posted:
December 06, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.7/10
"After playing Halo, we can easily say that this game definitely lived up to its hype and is in our minds, an easy choice for game of the year."


ActiveXbox Posted:
December 05, 2001
Overall Rating:
95%
"Graphically Halo is miles ahead of any other console game released today."


Video Game Critic Posted:
December 05, 2001
Overall Rating:
A-
"The awesome, smooth graphics make it easy to follow the action, even in night missions on a split screen!"


The Armchair Empire Posted:
December 03, 2001
Overall Rating:
9/10
"Halo is the first console FPS to truly give PC titles a run for their money."


Xbox Gamers First Posted:
December 03, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.8/10
"Well, if you are going to buy a Xbox, MAKE SURE YOU BUY THIS GAME. If you aren't going to buy one, then change your mind and then buy this game."


Xbox Gamers First
(Second review)
Posted:
December 03, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.8/10
"If Halo is a sign of things to come on Xbox, gaming is going to be changed forever."


Gamersquare Posted:
December 02, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.6/10
"There are always a few games on every platform that shine so bright that it is worth getting the console just to play the game. Halo, although just a launch title, already qualifies to be a system seller like GT3 for the Playstation 2."


GamersMark Posted:
December 02, 2001
Overall Rating:
10/10
"Overall the gameplay is what makes Halo shine from other FPSs. This is the main reason it's in a category of its own... "


Cincinnati Enquirer Posted:
December 02, 2001
Overall Rating:
4.5/5
"'Halo' is a must-have for 3-D shooter fanatics."


GameOver Posted:
December 02, 2001
Overall Rating:
97%
"Halo is one of the best games of the year."


Xbox Exclusive Posted:
December 01, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.9/10
"Halo with its awesome AI is the kind of game you will play over and over again and each time will be unique, you will never have the same thing happen 2 times in a row and the enemies will never be in the same places, and thats just the single player."


Gaming Infinity Posted:
November 30, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.5/10
"I'm pleased to say that Bungie has delivered an all around fun-filled game that should be in every Xbox owner's library."


Vanguard Lighthouse Network Posted:
November 30, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.8/10
"Any way you want to do it, Halo is one of those games that can and will bring you hours upon hours of fun."


Invisible Dream Posted:
November 28, 2001
Overall Rating:
92/100
"Halo sucked me into its world and kept me playing for hours"


VideoGameGal Posted:
November 28, 2001
Overall Rating:
8.5/10
"If you own an Xbox, you better own Halo."


Bjorn3d Posted:
November 27, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.5/10
"Halo is the best game I've ever played!"


Gamers.com Posted:
November 26, 2001
Overall Rating:
10/10
"Best first person shooter ever"


GameZilla Posted:
November 26, 2001
Overall Rating:
97/100
"Halo has a deep, driving storyline and many innovative elements that make it a contender for one of the best games that the FPS genre has ever seen. "


123 Xbox Posted:
November 26, 2001
Overall Rating:
9.8/10
"Video game consoles sell successfully for 1 reason and 1 reason only, fun games. Halo captivates the essence of gaming in this new millenium that has only begun."


HBO Posted:
November 26, 2001
Overall Rating:
93/100
"[Halo] is proof once again that Bungie knows, above all else, how to make fun games."
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