Halo 3: ODST User Reviews

10

Halo ODST shows off Bungie's bravado.

The good:

Halo ODST allows you to see the side of the Orbital Dropship Troopers you had no idea about. With a new stance of HUD, player health and weapons, this is a must if you wish to understand the events that occurred in Halo 2.

The bad:

For most players, the campaign just won't seem to last long enough. With the exception of Legendary, the campaign can be quickly beaten within a small amount of time.

Summary:

Continuing the events of Halo 2, Halo ODST will bring you back to the streets of New Mombasa, as well as areas you've never seen before. After the Covenant invasion of Earth, the UNSC deploys is Helljumpers to New Mombasa. The Helljumpers are a dedicated team of reconnaissance marines, trained for missions regular marines wouldn't dare to do. The Helljumpers earned such a nickname, by being deployed from space in Drop Pods, a mission that can prove to be their last. A large slipspace rupture occurs just outside of the city, scattering the team to various spots of the city. The protagonist, ...

7.0

It's more of the same. That's both good and bad.

The good:

+ More character variety
+ The Pistol and SMG's are pretty cool
+ Firefight's not bad for a while

The bad:

- Feels like DLC
- Far, far too short
- Nothing really...new

Summary:

Call me a Microsoft fanboy, but the Halo series has always been one of my favourites. Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2 were two of my favourite games for the original Xbox, and Halo 3 was one of my main reasons to buying a 360. I've played the multiplayer on the Halo games many times, and I've enjoyed it the majority of the time. ODST is...hmm.

I can't really make up my mind on ODST. I can see it's not a bad game, and I can see what Bungie attempted here, but all in all the game looks like they wanted to start fresh but didn't want to go too far out of their comfort zone. It's a shame as I wa...

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