Publisher: Microsoft Corp.
Developer: Bungie Software
Format: DVD for Microsoft® Xbox
Availability: Fall, 2001
Halo is a sci-fi shooter that takes place on a mysterious alien ring-world.
Packed with combat, Halo will have you battling on foot, and in vehicles,
inside and outdoors with Alien and Human weaponry. Your objective: to
uncover Halo's horrible secrets and destroy mankind's sworn enemy, the
Â· Huge Weapon Variety: Vanquish your enemies with a vast array of Human
or Covenant weaponry ranging from the stealthy (semi-automatic pistols
and alien plasma swords) to the fierce (rocket launchers and flame throwers).
Â· Vehicle and Foot-Based Action: Tackle missions anyway you choose
- be it storming an enemy base or taking the wheel or gunnery position
of a variety of powerful vehicles. Vehicles range from stolen Covenant
flyers and hovercraft to Human buggies, tanks and more.
Â· Indoor and Outdoor Combat: Fight seamlessly in Halo's ultra-realistic
indoor and outdoor environments as you hunt the Covenant in dozens of
single player missions and multiplayer battles.
Â· Intense Multiplayer Shoot-outs: Form a team, choose a role, and fight
cooperatively with your friends, battle it out Deathmatch style via
intense split screen combat or fight co-op with a friend through the
single player missions.
Â· Incredible Mission Variety: Fight the Covenant in dozens of missions
as you uncover the dark secrets of Halo. Among your many objectives-attack
enemy outposts, raid underground labs for advanced technology, rescue
fallen comrades, steal alien vehicles and weaponry and snipe enemy forces.
Â· Reality Bending Special Effects: Halo features the most advanced
graphic system on the most advanced gaming platform in the world. Gunfire
rips off the screen, explosions light up a living room, and environments
blur the line between your couch and fantasy.
Â· Rich Sci-Fi Experience: Halo transports gamers into a science fiction
universe fresh out of a Hollywood movie. With a detailed twisting story
line, complex characters and cunning enemies Halo will fulfill every
sci-fi enthusiasts dreams.