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Kills caused by environmental objects (such as the trains in Halo 2's in most games that are tracked by avesisland.info (Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo Reach). The primary protagonist of the Halo series, Spartan-II supersoldier Master Chief Blue Team moving through a series of portals to try to reach the Guardian. Two years later, Halo launched alongside Microsoft's Xbox console, a piece of on the alien planet of Sanghelios, you fight alongside Halo 2's Arbiter. . Small or big, every contribution you give will help us reach our goal.
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Blue Team set the reactor to overload and prepare to leave aboard an experimental ONI prowlerwith the Master Chief reassigning them to Meridian against their superior's orders, hoping to get there before whatever team the UNSC decides to send and investigate whether Cortana is really still alive.
Aboard Infinity, Halsey reveals that Cortana has somehow gained access to the Domaina galaxy-spanning repository of Forerunner knowledge.
Worried that she is manipulating the Master Chief, Osiris is sent after Blue Team with orders to bring them back, hoping to neutralize them with armor restraints. Arriving at Meridian, they descend the Meridian's space elevator and are contacted by Governor Sloanwho grudgingly accepts their presence in exchange for assistance fighting off Promethean forces attacking the colonists. Governor Sloan arranges for a Pelican to take them to Apogee, where they find the Prowler and that Blue Team has already descended into the planet, seemingly without opposition.
Defeating the Warden, Osiris catches Blue Team moving through a series of portals to try to reach the Guardian. Locke is the only member of Osiris who is able to reach Blue Team, and engages the Master Chief in hand-to-hand combat.
Aboard Infinity, Halsey deduces that another dormant Guardian lies beneath the surface of Sunaion on Sanghelios. Moreover, Roland figures out that the distinctive sound the Guardian gave off during its activation was actually a set of slipspace coordinates, and that if they can feed it into the Sanghelios Guardian they can follow Blue Team to their destination.
Blue Team arrive on a lush Forerunner worldnoting the arrival of numerous Guardians. After defeating this iteration of the Warden, they are contacted by Cortana who explains that she arrived the planet aboard the wreckage of the Didact's ship after it was dragged through slipspace, and that her rampancy was cured by accessing the Domain.
She leads Blue Team across the planet, to meet her at the access point to the Domain itself.
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Inserting near Sunaion, they find that the Covenant has launched a last-ditch effort to kill the Arbiter and reverse its recent fortunes. Osiris fight their way to the Elder Council Chamberhoping that the Arbiter can help them fight their way to the Guardian beneath Sunaion, which lies in Covenant hands.
They arrive in time to evacuate the Arbiter in a Phantom to a Swords of Sanghelios camp, where they plan a counterattack on Sunaion.
During tense moment between Locke and the Arbiter, Cortana reveals her presence on the planet. Combat Evolved Anniversary, along with Halo 3 and Halo 4, have received light makeovers for The Master Chief Collection, each upscaling the graphics resolution commensurate with the jump to the Xbox One.
But the element of the package that will most excite Halo geeks is Halo 2: Surprisingly, the play experience feels very similar when you revert to the original graphics, even with the sudden reduction in draw-distance. Sure, you can choose the single-player campaign of each titleand play through them in sequence.
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But the development team has also added a great new way to access that vast stash of material more interestingly. Playlists group together missions, arranged thematically. The origins of online play In the early days of the Xbox, it was Halo, not Call of Duty and its ilk, that turned console-owners onto the joys of playing first-person shooters online, and Halo: The Master Chief Collection takes a kitchen-sink approach as far as multiplayer is concerned.
All the maps and modes present and correct, leading to hundreds of options — which, frankly, is pretty bewildering and daunting to navigate unless you have a strong idea of what you like.
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It could be worse — Halo has always kept the number of online game variants pretty low, and Industries does at least pull out recommended game types. Online performance has been variable so far.
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