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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Terminal Library

A major difference between Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is the presence of Terminals in the newer game. These contain copious amounts of information, presented for the most part by 343 Guilty Spark, including hints about the Forerunner, backstory for the Halos, and some clues about upcoming projects in the Halo universe. There is one terminal on each level, and if you find the terminal in-game, you'll be able to unlock it (at relatively low resolution) at Halo Waypoint by inputting the code shown at the end. (It's possible that the link will not work, directly; you can access the Terminal interface by dragging your informational pane at the top of the screen to the right, uncovering a hexagonal button.) Once you've unlocked ALL the Terminals, a bonus 11th terminal will become available, with additional information.

If all of this sounds too difficult, we've made all eleven Terminals available below, in a variety of HD and SD downloadable versions, plus a streaming Flash version. Thanks to Cody Miller for the stellar recording job.

HD versions are 1280x720, SD versions are 640x360.

You can view a streaming version of the cutscene by clicking on a thumbnail.

  Terminal Name Downloads
720p 360p
The Pillar of Autumn The Pillar of Autumn
(The discovery of Halo becomes even more mysterious when the Pillar of Autumn receives a very familiar greeting.)
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37.8mb 12.4mb
Halo Halo
(In the aftermath of a terrible sacrifice, careful plans are laid for the Halo Array.)
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55.1mb 18.0mb
The Truth and Reconciliation The Truth and Reconciliation
(343 Guilty Spark meets his Covenant counterpart and is very, very disappointed.)
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49.4mb 16.6mb
The Silent Cartographer The Silent Cartographer
(After a few thousand years, the excitement of maintaining a galactic superweapon starts to wear thin.)
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78.2mb 25.9mb
Assault on the Control Room Assault on the Control Room
(The crash landing of unknown visitors pits curiosity against duty.)
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57.3mb 18.9mb
  720p 360p
343 Guilty Spark 343 Guilty Spark
(With his hopes for outside contact now buried, 343 Guilty Spark is (somewhat) comforted by a reminder of how deadly his responsibilities on Halo truly are.)
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86.8mb 28.7mb
The Library The Library
(Who monitors the Monitor?)
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49.7mb 16.3mb
Two Betrayals Two Betrayals
(The destructive might of the Halo Array is remembered by one of the few survivors of its last firing.)
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46.5mb 15.4mb
Keyes Keyes
(Keyes, Jacob. Captain. Service number 01928-19912-JK.)
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76.0mb 23.9mb
The Maw The Maw
(Wherein 100,000 years of devotion and planning are lost to a few well-placed rockets.)
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45.2mb 15.0mb
  720p 360p
Threshold Threshold
(Truth, lies, and protocol.)
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90.2mb 30.1mb

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